*What’s my tribe? None* By Farooq A. Kperogi

    Last week, my American colleague and friend invited me to give a one-and-a-half hour long talk on Nigeria to students enrolled in her intercultural communication class. A day before the talk, she and I got talking about Nigeria during which she asked me questions that inspired this week’s reflections. “So what’s your tribe?” […]

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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Saturday, February 23, 2019

    BUSINESSDAY Manufacturers canvass reduction of corporate taxes to attract investors Google takes down inaccurate N184/$ fx rate I’m not in Delta to rig any election ‘ REC Dorcas Cancer Foundation promote childhood cancer awareness, visit patients at LUTH Challenging work environment, immigration of Nigeria’s health workers weaken sector Election: Cleen Foundation raises alarm […]

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Delta Police Intercept Vehicle Carrying Explosives along Ughelli-Patani Road

    The Delta State Police Command has announced the interception of a vehicle carrying what it described as suspected explosive components A statement by ASP Chuks Orisewezie, acting PPRO Delta State Command, Asaba said: “On 21/2/2019 at about 1945hrs, the team while on stop and search duty along Ughelli –Patani road intercepted a white […]

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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, February 22, 2019

    BUSINESSDAY Abiy Ahmed puts Ethiopia on path to a miracle says Oxford professor Nigeria shocks IOCs with demand for N20bn in back taxes Wearied voters hang hope on INEC assurances Electoral reforms in emerging markets hold big lessons for Nigeria’s INEC Voting at elections is a sacred duty 4-year election cycle as a […]

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Why Eating Banana And Groundnut/Peanut Together Is A Wrong Food Combination

      Those Who Hate My Post Because I Ask People To Avoid Meat, Milk And Eggs, Should Keep Prejudice Aside And Read These Valuable Posts. In November 2017 I Was In Jos Plateau State Giving Health Lectures During A Health Seminar. The Major Topic Was Wrong Food Combination And Damage It Has Caused […]

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Elders, Stakeholders Appeal to Urhobo Nation to Fulfill their Pledge to Vote Omo-Agege, Buhari

    The Urhobo Elders, Leaders and Stakeholders have called on the Urhobo nation to vote massively for Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, President Mohammadu Buhari and other APC candidates in fulfillment of their pledge late last year at the PTI conference centre, Effurun In a statement by the group’s Chairman, Chief Patrick Ideh, Secretary, Chief John […]

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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, February 21, 2019

    BUSINESSDAY How Nigerian content creators are finding goldmine on YouTube Court to hear suit against FIRS spending on April 15 States pump N251bn into non-viable airports amid infrastructure deficit 2019: Is Nigeria preparing for war Political desperation, fiery rhetoric battering Nigeria’s image Trade sector foreign investments pick up in 2018 Retail firms see […]

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Dogara is Right, Jonathan Did More to Promote Education in the North Than Buhari By Abdulrasheed Magnifico Suleiman

      It is not disputable that Jonathan’s government was marred by laissez-faire attitude towards fight against corruption, but his regime was much serious about education in Nigeria than Buhari’s, more especially in the North. Goodluck Jonathan had advocated for the “Education For All” which led to the full implementation of the Universal Basic […]

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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, February 20, 2019

      BUSINESSDAY No new attack, yet palpable fears persist for Nigeria’s oil facilities Nigeria’s agric sector records lowest growth rate since 2010 PDP cautions against military intervention in elections Why Nigeria may not benefit from rising oil prices in 2019 Average cost of food commodities rose 0.02% in January Bridging the energy gap […]

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