NATIONAL President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, who recently returned to the country after two weeks spiritual retreat abroad, spoke to journalists at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, on Tuesday, on the state of the nation including the vexed issue of Islamic banking and the insecurity in the nation. The CAN president says members of the House of Representatives disappointed Nigerians on their position on Islamic banking.Read More
For twelve -year old Katya Samuel -Anyagafu, writing is a part and parcel of her entire being. She spends
most of her time reading or, surfing the internet. She uses her time judiciously, sharing them between academics and social reading and then, and then, there’s this sudden urge to put pen to paper, and start writing.
Matthew 13 tells of Jesus speaking to the multitude in parables and how in private he would explain the meanings of those parables to his Apostles.Read More
President Yaraduaâ€™s illness exposed the weakness of our democracy. Its management unnecessarily stressed the polity and exposed Nigeria to ridicule. The hide-and-seek about presidential illness encouraged international media to create the impression that Nigeria was North Korea or Nepal, kingdoms where the leader is the state.Read More
We need to engage political parties and the government because generally there came the national gender policy declaring 35% affirmative action for women. But since then, nothing has happened. We also need to engage them (political parties and govt.) from the middle point of view; we need to sue them and do a whole lot of multifaceted things to bring out our voice.Read More
PROFESSOR A.B.C NWOSU served as political adviser to former President Olusegun Obasanjo and later as minister of health under the same administration.Read More
For long, it was often identified with different a number of derogatory names, the most common being â€˜Guguru Defenceâ€™. In spite of the fact that the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, prides itself as having recorded remarkable achievements over the years, the organisation is still being regarded in many quarters as a mere idle band of volunteer ex-service men and expired members of the once revered Boy Scouts bent on seeking relevance.Read More
â€œNurse, Iâ€™ve tried several times, but thereâ€™s no milk flowing, my nipple has become very sore, and my baby is very hungry,â€ protested Maisie. â€œCanâ€™t he have the formula?â€Read More
The recent uproar in the financial sector where a large number of people lost their jobs and means of livelihood, has further brought to the fore, the grave need to be self employed, independent and self reliant.Read More
By Helen Ovbiagele, Woman Editor â€œLook Helen,â€ whispered a friend to me at her friendâ€™s private schoolâ€™s end of term and prize-giving day ceremony, â€œI canâ€™t bear it anymore.
Madam, husbands that beat up their wives or abuse them verbally, are simply mad. They are crazy, because they tend to forget that their wives bear and nurture their children, cook for them, wash their clothes, keep their houses clean and keep them warm on their beds. This sort of men should be detained in Psychiatric hospitals until they are cured of their madness and finally jailed for assault and battery, to serve as a deterrent to others.
FROM my modest academic background in communication studies, and perhaps more importantly, from my more than two decades in book marketing and more recently, complex engineering laboratories equipment to engineering faculties, I can authoritatively assert that when a product is well packaged or has a Unique Selling Preposition (USP), the job of the professional marketers becomes a matter of routine.Read More
Whatever people may think, feel or say, the name Mrs Maryam Babangida is firmly entrenched in the history of Nigeria, and for many decades to come, it will remain on the list of the eminent Nigerian women who did their best to raise the status of the Nigerian woman. How? For making the elevation of the Nigerian woman her principal project, throughout her tenure as the First Lady of Nigeria.Read More
All nine NDDC states in conjunction with the multi-national oil companies operating in their domain should be compelled by the Federal Government to build at least one modern refinery in the oil producing communities, to provide jobs for the youths and most especially, for the repentant ex-militants. By the way, itâ€™s true that coconuts from Ghana are sweet and fleshy. From Celestine, mnse,frcâ€™Read More
By Helen Ovbiagele, Woman Editor CHILDREN are our heritage and the future of the society, so, it is normal that we feel great concern about their character and what they imbibe.