Wednesday, August 17, 2022
By ABBA MAHMOOD – Tomorrow, November 17, it will be exactly 24 years since General Sani Abacha took over power from Chief Ernest Shonekan, the head of the Interim National Government set up after the annulment of the June 12,...
By WILLIE OBIANO* It is on a very sad note that I address the state today to condemn, in very strong terms, the violence that has been witnessed in Anambra in the past few days. Since last weekend, some armed persons...
I first published the article “Jobs Looking for Workers” on May 8, 2011. It was meant to draw attention to food or fruit processing as a major job creator in a country over-blessed by nature. Unfortunately, apart from a...
Dr Offia Nwali, whose corpse was discovered inside a pond behind his home in his village last weekend, was likely a depression patient. Doctors say the ailment (depression) could drive many sufferers to suicide. Who wouldn’t be depressed after losing...
Ali Modu Sheriff, popularly known as SAS (for Senator Ali Sheriff),who was governor of Borno State from 2003 to 2011, has been sworn in as national chairman of the PDP. SAS ruled now troubled Borno State, Nigeria, as an ANPP...
Lagos human rights lawyer Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa has, in a statement he issued Wednesday, questioned the state of health of President Muhammadu Buhari, warning against the return of cabal rule as was the case when Umaru Yar’adua was hospitalised. His...
22 YEARS AGO -- Public opinion turned against military "president" Ibrahim Babangida after his government had annulled the June 12, 1993, presidential election. Under pressure from his military colleagues, he offered to "step aside". On this day, August 26, IBB...
In less than one year in office, President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has racked up far more communication gaffes than any other president in the nation’s history. Walk with me as I highlight eight of them: 1.  Dasuki cannot be...
The news has almost broken the internet. It is about a woman who confessed on her deathbed that she had exchanged about 5, 000 babies while working as a nurse between 1983 and 1995 in a teaching hospital. The culprit named “Sister” Elizabeth Bwalya...
By Hamza A. Danliman – The biggest country in Africa that the United Kingdom colonized is Nigeria. The biggest country that the United Kingdom colonized in Asia is India (which then comprised the present Pakistan and Bangladesh). When the UK came into...