WHY NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES WILL REMAIN LOCAL By Dr Nentawe Yilwatda Goshwe.

An international university or world class university stands on four pillars: 1. International outlook of staff and students 2. Quality of research 3. Quality of teaching 4. Global Graduate employability Let me attempt to contribute on why Nigerian universities have poor International outlook of both staff and students. Almost all Federal, State and private universities […]

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Who Sold Nigeria To The British For £865k In 1899? BY CHETA NWANZE

This is the story of the first oil war, which was fought in the 19th century, in the area that became Nigeria. All through the 19th century, palm oil was highly sought-after by the British, for use as an industrial lubricant for machinery. Remember that Britain was the world’s first industrialised nation, so they needed […]

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WHEN WILL THIS VICIOUS CIRCLE OF HATE,TRIBAL & RELIGIOUS BIGOTRY CEASE? By OLAJUMOKE A.B:

“In quarreling about the shadow we often lose the substance”.-Aesop (620-560 BC) In 2016, when MP Aman Khan became Mayor of London, a Nigerian Pastor sent out a post, that it was the culmination of a 25 years plan to islamise London by the worldwide Muslim organisation. Unknown to him, Khan is as British as […]

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“The Noblest Roman of Them All” by SONALA OLUMHENSE

But then came last Wednesday, when he appeared embarrassed even to show up for his inauguration, and it was clear he knew that mere sounds do not translate into credibility or integrity. Four years after the high-water mark of 2015, blaming political opponents about what they did not do is no longer an option.  Suddenly, […]

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HISTORY OF THOSE WHO ABUSED POWER AND HOW THEY ENDED By: Assin Godstime

History does not forgive a leader for a wrong decision or misrule. It is simply wrong decisions that lead to abuse of power. These persons (leaders), their short political career is to make one think soberly, unhappily, weep and to frustrate the poor, particularly those who against all odds, sacrificed their precious time in the […]

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Bola Tinubu: Caught in A Monkey Trap by Reno Omokri

The demystification of Bola Tinubu continues. On the last day in May 2019, the news broke out like a bombshell. The Securities and Exchange Commission, (SEC), announced that it had concluded its ‘investigation’ into the activities of Oando Plc and found its management culpable. The SEC further announced that it was unilaterally ordering Oando’s Group […]

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EXPLOSIVE: How Buhari And Masari Allowed Katsina To Become A Killing Field – By Prof. Abdussamad Umar Jibia

If you judge me as an opposition writer you are not being fair to me. I supported Buhari when he needed support. As a non-political person I never joined his party or any other political party. But since the time he joined politics in 2003 I made sure I voted for him and mobilized those […]

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Nigerians got poorer in Muhammadu Buhari’s first term – The Economist

LONG LINES of lorries stretch like tentacles from Apapa port, the largest in Nigeria. Drivers doze in their cabs, feet flung over dashboards; some sling hammocks beneath the chassis. Musa Ibrahim, an ebullient trader, says he has been queuing for two days. He gestures at empty buildings. “Most of the companies you see here they […]

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Early Entry into School Can be Disastrous… by John Ogunlela

The boy with the highest JAMB score this year won’t be going straight to the university after all; at least not to Unilag, his preferred school – he is below 16. Some are boiling over and cursing JAMB, citing the contrast of ‘saner climes’ and how Unilag and schools with similar admission restrictions are backward […]

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