Don Pedro Obaseki, PhD, is one of those prodigious Nigerians who at the early age of 23 years had already acquired a doctoral degree from the University of Benin. He lectured in that very University for several years until theatre, television and full time communications practice took him to Lagos where he staged many plays, worked immensely for Clapperboard, a TV content medium, DBN and was later consultant for the establishment of the first privately owned radio station in Nigeria; Raypower FM and later AIT and DAARSAT.Read More
IN line with the mission of this column as a platform where personal experiences are told to positively shape humanity, this encounter with renowned entrepreneur, Churchill Oladuni leaves many beneficial takeaways. It is an account of focus, decisiveness, and growth narrated to Charles Kumolu&Chris Onuoha by a man, whose desire to build a personal brand has seen him getting involved with the high and mighty beyond the shores of Nigeria. He heads top-notch organisations like the Big Church Foundation, King Andre Realtors, a real estate firm, and Big Church Haven, an ICT firm.Read More
The National coordinator Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Youth Frontier, Comrade Usman Okai Austin who is a native of Emewe-Opada, in Dekina Local Government Area in Kogi State also an advocate for social justice and good governance in Nigeria has said that Kogi state is in the hands of kidnappers and the government seems helpless and clueless on what to do to bring the situation to a halt .Read More
India announced two weeks ago that by 2030 no single car made or brought into India will be using diesel or petrol. They will all be electric. Germany is passing a law along that lineRead More
The bill will grant permission to the Authority to concession some aspects of its operations but it does not stipulate that harbor operation would be handed over to private companyRead More
The governor of Kaduna state, Mallam Nasir El Rufai recently appeared on a network interview with four local radio stations in the state, namely, Radio Nigeria, Kaduna Tate Media Corporation, Nagarta Radio and Freedom Radio, where he spoke on a wide range of issues affecting his state. He spoke on why some members of his party are opposed to his administration; why he sacked a senior official of his administration for awarding fictitious contracts and why he is not bothered about re-election for now.Read More
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state in this interview spoke about the health condition of ailing President Muhammadu Bauhari whom he recently visited in London, his alleged ownership of a snake farm in Makurdi, the agitation for the restructuring of the country and others.Read More
Prior to my departure in 1976, my father spoke to me and said, if you go to America and say you are the son of a General in the Nigerian Army and under that pretext misbehave, I will never intervene, and if it means going to jail that is it for youRead More
HOW did you get into insurance, was that your chosen career from the beginning?
I didn’t want to study insurance and I in fact rejected studying insurance. I wanted to go to Ahmadu Bello University because I was a very staunch Muslim student at secondary school and at HSC levels. So because of Islam, I wanted to go to ABU to study accounting and it was in the days of direct entry – before JAMB.
The current generation of Nigerians who are politically active and informed can never take PDP seriousRead More
The United Nations recommends that 26 per cent of a member country’s budget should be allocated to education but Nigeria consistently falls below this levelRead More
Alhaji Yusuf Garba Ali is many things to many people. He was the chairman of the Nigerian Football Association, a one Managing Director of Unipetrol and later the chairman of the then All Nigeria Peoples Party.Read More
Business mogul, Olorogun Moses Taiga, is the President General of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) Worldwide, unarguably, the umbrella socio-culturalorganisation for all Urhobo groups.Read More
Dr. Jay Samuels is the interim National Chairman of Alliance for New Nigeria, ANN, a political association seeking to be registered by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. In this interview, he speaks on some topical national issues.Read More
My background of being born in a charity hospital in rural Louisiana and rising to be President of Ford Foundation is a story about investment in human capital development and investing in the potential ities of a young poor boyRead More