Tinubu appoints Akume SGF, Gbajabiamila, Chief of Staff, Hadejia, DCoS
13-year-old boy drowns in Kano
My world crumbled after finding out my hubby impregnated his ex – Toke Makinwa
Tinubu to fix one refinery before 2023 ends – NNPC boss, Kyari
Firms to empower students with leadership, STEM skills
Sergio Ramos to leave PSG
Tinubu biting the bullet from day one
By Azu Ishiekwene President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is under fire for announcing that petrol subsidy is gone from day one. His inauguration address also touched on a unified currency exchange, high-interest rate, and power, among others. Of all these, however, the one that got the headlines was petrol subsidy and the most frequently expressed concern, […]
Bursting the scamsidy bubble
By Adekunle Adekoya A few weeks ago, on April 7, I discussed issues around petrol subsidy in a piece titled The Magic of Scamsidy. I took the position that the subsidy policy has been a scam perpetrated by the power elite at the expense of ignorant, non-discerning Nigerians. This is because subsidy was meant to […]
The homosexuality of cultural imperialism
I made acquaintance with a lady, Yeye Akilimali Funua Olade, about 1990. A few months later, my wife and I visited her in Ila Oragun where she was running a rural library, the African Heritage Research Library. She was an American who had studied at Fisk University from 1963 -1965, earned a Bachelor’s degree in […]
The five stages of grief
By Donu Kogbara Dr Elisabeth Kubler- Ross (1926-2004) was an eminent Swiss American psychiatrist who first introduced a theory titled: “The 5 Stages of Grief” in a 1969 book titled On Death And Dying. The five distinct stages she highlighted were: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. Kubler-Ross originally based this theory on her observations […]
NCC begins issuance of Mobile Virtual Network Operators’ Licence
By Emem Idio, Yenagoa As part of measures to expand quality mobile network coverage and bridge the gap between unserved and underserved areas and population in the country, the National Communications Commission, NCC, has begun the issuance of Licences to Mobile Virtual Network Operators, MVNO. The Executive Vice Chairman, NCC, Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, disclosed […]
NCC commences review of existing licenses
The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Thursday said it is currently reviewing the scope and structure of its existing licenses to make them more robust and to accommodate some of the identified new industry trends.
Japa syndrome: Nigerians worry over the fate of immigrant job seekers
The fate of Nigerians who leave the country in search of greener pastures in foreign countries has become a point of pain to concerned Nigerians.
Davido: How MTN lifted my music career
Popular musician and Afro Pop star, David Adeleke, known as Davido was the face of MTN Pulse between 2012 and 2016.
We ‘ll support JAMB to rid education sector of corruption, malpractice – NANS
The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has said it will support and collaborate with the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, to sanitise the education sector, especially the segment involved in the conduct of public examinations and rid it of corruption and malpractice.
Unilag students’ association gets first female president
Students in the Faculty of Science, University of Lagos were thrown into a jubilant mood as the election results of their science students’ association was made public on Monday the 29th day of May. For the first time in 32 years since the inception of the University of Lagos Science Students’ Association (ULSSA), a female […]
ASUU: Court upholds FG’s ‘No work no pay’ policy
The National Industrial Court, has upheld the no work no pay policy by the Federal Government in the suit filed against the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
BayelsaPRIME will improve learning in children – Diri
By Elizabeth Osayande The Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri has noted that BayelsaPRIME was launched to improve the learning outcomes of children in the state-owned primary schools. The governor disclosed this at the sideline of events to mark this year’s Children’s Day celebration while affirming his administration’s commitment to the development of young […]