Why I prefer Omoyere Sowore as Nigeria’s next President by Adeyeye Olorunfemi

1. In less than 6 months, Sowore, without owning a private jet has travelled to 28 States in Nigeria and over 10 Countries engaging Nigerians everywhere they are. He has communicated to Nigerians more than the sitting President Buhari. – *I think I prefer this ‘Students’ Union President’* 2. He has thoroughly shaken the polity by […]

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2019: Pre-election issues may threaten Nigeria’s democracy – Frederick Fasehun

Frederick Fasehun, a former national chairman of the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) and founder of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) and presently a national leader of the Green Party (GP), in this exclusive interview with INIOBONG IWOK, says next year’s general election in the country would not be credible with the present composition of […]

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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Monday, August 20, 2018

BUSINESSDAY Analysts forecast naira resilience amid offshore outflows Saraki: Oshiomhole’s impeachment plot hits the rocks When cheap money eludes small industries We are very focused on bringing local investment into domestic opportunities Seplat says buyers secured for NNPC gas agreement Increasing cost of generation, liquidity concerns, forex access threat to sector, GENCOs warn Cross-carpeting politicians […]

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10 Fela Songs That Are Still Relevant In 2018, 21Years After His Death

1. Original Sufferhead (1981) This song describes the problems and sufferings that abound in Africa as a continent, despite its rich resources. He condemns the ‘big big man’ and ‘white man’ for taking up everything and leaving nothing but suffer and anguish for the average African man. This song, released over 21years ago sadly still […]

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Are you making your girl child look “sexy or hot”? by Igbafe Oluseye

Few weeks ago, I was at the local airport and as I waited in the departure lounge, I noticed there were many children roaming about but it was understandable since it was summer holiday. One other thing I noticed was the way most of the children were dressed. Most of them, especially the girls, were […]

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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Sunday, August 19 2018

THISDAY How Powerful Forces Blocked President’s Earlier Plan to Fire Daura Another Retired Supreme Court Justice is Dead Fayose Berates APC for Attacking Recruitment Exercise Tinubu Bows to Pressure, Set to Endorse Ambode for Second Term Police Rescue INEC Staff, Eight Others from Kidnappers Confusion as Landslide Rocks Anambra Community Shekau’s Attacks Make Life Difficult […]

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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Saturday, August 18, 2018

PUNCH Buhari returns to Nigeria today after vacation in London APC, Senate caucus consider Lawan, Adamu, Ndume for Sarakis seat Tales of Delta teenage schoolgirls lured into prostitution in Lagos 2019 polls budget: National Assembly panel suspends deliberations indefinitely Nigeria living on infrastructure built 30 years ago Fashola How to fry foods without using oil […]

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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, August 17, 2018

PUNCH N189bn polls budget: National Assembly joint committee meeting deadlocked We were not elected to only pay salaries, governors declare Fix LAUTECH or resign, ASUU tells Oyo, Osun govs Eid: FG declares Tuesday, Wednesday public holidays NEMA to map disaster-prone communities Protesters storm Police HQ over detained Premium Times reporter Court bars Saraki from declaring […]

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War-weary Nigerian Army now fighting better armed Boko Haram – AFP Security analyst

Disillusioned and exhausted, Nigerian troops battling a surge in Boko Haram jihadist attacks have reached breaking point, protesting less than six months before presidential polls. The Nigerian army dismissed it as a “misunderstanding”, but on Sunday hundreds of soldiers protested in the airport of Maiduguri, the capital of restive northeast Borno state, for several hours, […]

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