Breaking: Makinde announces new Chairman of PMS after sacking Auxiliary
My nasty experience with vicious fuel subsidy cabal, by Okonjo-Iweala
How I met my wife, Chioma — Davido
Tinubu appoints Akume SGF, Gbajabiamila, Chief of Staff, Hadejia, DCoS
Firms to empower students with leadership, STEM skills
U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles crash out after losing 1-0 to South Korea
President Museveni and Africa’s political culture wars
By Chidi Odinkalu In the 37th year of his interminable rule, President Yoweri Museveni signed into law Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act, passed by Parliament earlier in the month. Among other things, the new law prescribes life in prison for persons convicted of homosexuality, a crime that already exists in Uganda’s laws. It also creates a new […]
Petrol Subsidy ‘Gone’ & Collapsed Forex Rate: The Tinubunomics’ Twins
“Once to every man and nation comes the moment to decide, in a strife of truth and falsehood, for the good or evil side” – James Russell Lowell, 1819-1891.
President Tinubu: Talk is cheap
By Dele Sobowale “If the unemployed could eat plans and promises; they would be able to spend [some of their time in Dubai]” – W. E B Du Bois, 1882-1963, amended. Welcome to the hot seat. Whatever happens, don’t forget; you asked for it. And, any time you find it too hot, you can always […]
Nigeria’s last-minute political office-holders
By Tonnie Iredia Attributing poor governance in Nigeria to corruption has become exceedingly simplistic in view of its unending inclination. A more sustained attack on the adverse effects of different specific dimensions of corruption on national development might be more useful. It is therefore time for the nation’s scholars and analysts to throw more light […]
Twitter safety exec quits after anti-trans video strife
Twitter’s head of trust and safety on Friday confirmed she had quit the company, her departure coming after owner Elon Musk endorsed an anti-transgender video shared on the platform. “I know there’s been a lot of speculation regarding what happened,” read a post on Ella Irwin’s Twitter account late Friday, a day after her resignation […]
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.
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 […]