Grafton Records artiste, Hart Ishmael, aka ‘Idahams’, is a fast-rising highlife/pop artiste ready to go all out to crush anyone who stands in his way to stardom.Read More
The General Secretary of Campaign for Democracy, Mr. Ifeanyi Odili makes a holistic scrutiny of the activities of the Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, in this dispensation and concludes that much has not been done to keep the present leaders on their toes. He also questions the rationale for the recent endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in officeRead More
Well, the journey has been very interesting. The word interesting has many meaning. Let me put it the way they put it out there, I have experienced the good, the bad and the uglyRead More
IN a world where people easily cave in to difficult situations, the Managing Director of Gladtrico International-an indigenous oil servicing firm, Chief Eric Ebozele made good results out of every unpleasant phase he had encountered. From his days at the University of Benin in the 1990s to his teething stage in oil and gas industry, the ingenuity in him turned difficult scenarios into success stories.
With hindsight and sense of fulfillment, he narrates how this resourcefulness saw him building a multi-million naira company after his first contract of N15,000 in 1991.
The purpose of the How we made it in Africa is to provide insight into business on the continent, and identify business opportunities and profile Africa’s top business people and entrepreneursRead More
The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheik Ibraheem Elzakzaky and his wife, Hajia Zainab Elzakzaky have been languishing in detention for about two years now. They were arrested on December 14 2015 after the supporters of the Shi’ite movement had a violent encounter with the convoy of the Chief of Army Staff along Zaria road which led to the invasion of the cleric’s home by security forces where over 300 IMN members were reportedly killed.Read More
Senator Babafemi Ojudu, Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, is another of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s senior aides defusing tensions and holding out against mischief makers trying to set his boss and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo against each other, although he understandably does not talk as he is not a spokesman for government.Read More
In an interview in Abuja on the side lines of a conference, the Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Chikwendu Kalu, said the activities of the now proscribed Independent Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), led by Nnamdi Kanu, put the lives of Igbo people living outside the South – East at risk.Read More
Amina Mohammed, the deputy secretary-general of the United Nations, has strongly denied claims that she was involved in the illegal export of African rosewood, also known as kosso, from Nigeria to China, a trade estimated to be worth $1 billion in the last four years.Read More
Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi spoke with journalists in Lagos where he inspected ongoing railway projects. Excerpts:Read More
After the high profile kidnap and violent crimes which engulfed Edo state in the past two months, peace has now returned to the ancient city especially with the deployment of a new Commissioner of Police, Mr Johnson Babatunde Kokumo.Read More
IN the beginning: I grew up in close knit family. I am the first child and a role model to my siblings. My father played a significant role in my life that shaped the way I relate with my peers. I competed keenly right from primary school to the university level, and performed excellently both in academic and social life. During my growing up years, I learned resilience and integrity, and utmost dedication to whatever role I find yourself.Read More
PATTI Boulaye evokes nostalgia! She is best remembered for starring in television commercials as the highly visible face of Lux Beauty Soap in Nigeria – for a record twenty-nine years. Prior to Lux commercials, Patti had dazzled generations of movie goers with her exotic beauty in the 1977 Nigerian film, “Bisi, Daughter of The River.”Read More
Alhaji Sule Lamido is the immediate past governor of Jigawa State. Before then, he served as foreign affairs minister in the Obasanjo administration. Only recently, Lamido signalled his intention to be President in 2019 on the aegis of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP).Read More
Oba Adedapo Adewale Tejuoso, Karunwi 111, the Osile Oke-Ona Egba has, for the past 14 years, annually mobilised natural kings, among others, to worship God under the aegis of the Kings’ Day of Praise. Tejuoso, in this interview, narrates how a mystery letter led him to the initiative.Read More