Breaking News

Sanusi’s misreading of forensic report

The article by the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN and the new Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, published last week in the Financial Times, made fascinating reading not least because of his amazing ability to reach conclusions totally at variance with those reached by the writers of the forensic report themselves, Pricewaterhouse Coopers. This is a trait that has sadly followed the former Governor of the CBN.

Read More

On the falsification of Nigerian history: A response to Prof Kayode Oyediran and Adetowo Aderemi

By Obi Nwakanma My attention was drawn just recently to a response to aspects of my Orbit column published in Sunday Vanguard. The said response was co-authored by Professor Kayode Oyediran, Political scientist and former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, and Mr. Adetowo Aderemi, publisher of Nigeria: A complete fact finder in which they
Read More

Meet the Dynamic Presenters of “Your View”

“Your View” is Television Continental’s morning chat-fest with a repeat broadcast late at night. It features a team of seven dynamic young women of different ages, experiences and backgrounds,
discussing the most exciting events of the day. These seven ladies with varying views about life: Morayo Afolabi Brown, Yeni Kuti, Osayuwamen Peace-Saleh, Olajumoke Olubunmi Olaode-James, Tope Mark Odigie, Nyma Akashat Zibiri and Sandra Eze, have become regular fixtures in the lives of television watchers every day on TVC Lagos, with the show currently rated the third most watched show on television.

Read More

Are you our brother’s keeper?

This troubling question has been on our mind every day over the last two and half years that God has granted breath and life to us: Where on this earth is our brother, Emenike Ihekwaba? We have not given up and would never, at least not until we have logical answers to our inquiry. We have cried, we have prayed, and we are still full of hope, because we are believers and much as Jesus the Christ had admonished us. Like Mary had asked on that faithful morning of resurrection day, as recorded in the Book of John 20:15, so we ask: “Sir, if you have carried him away, tell me where you have put him, and I will get him.”

Read More

Death of baby smashed on the ground: My story, by Katsina, Oyo State police boss

Following the story of the six-month old baby, Azeem Wahab, sent to his early grave amid the violence that erupted in Irawo in Atisbo Local Government Area of Oyo State between Wahab Idowu and loyalists of Ajoriwin of Irawo, Oba Musiliu Ademola, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Mohammed Katsina, has vowed to unearth the circumstances surrounding the killing.

Read More

Jonathan’s shrinking presidency

In the run up to the presidential election on March 28, 2015, figures obtained from the protocol department of the Presidential Villa indicated that more than two thousand visitors visited President Goodluck Jonathan on the average in a week. This figures do not include visitors that met with the president in his official residence in the Villa. Neither do they include those he met outside the official residence but within the precincts of the Presidential Villa. It was perhaps the number and quality of people who thronged to the Villa on daily basis and the assurances they gave the president during the run up to the presidential election that informed the confidence he displayed as the election drew nearer that he was going to win.

Read More
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!