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...
In Nigeria, journalism has been rumoured dead several times, but the media seem to have finally killed it by their coverage of President Muhammadu Buhari’s vacation in London for the past three weeks. None has published a story explaining...
Former PDP national chairman has been discharged and acquitted in a case of fraud amounting to N170million. A high court in Abuja led by Justice Ishaq Bello on Thursday said it had no evidence to prove that Ogbulafor was guilty...
Global coronavirus economy will cost the world $3 trillion  By ODILIM ENWEGBARA  Most of today's struggling economies will soon go into recession. For those that don't, they will only be struggling to remain above water.  In the case of Nigeria, if coronavirus is not...
By Mohammed Musa -- The Hausa definition of the English word “citizen” is “dankasa” which literally means “son of the soil”. This clearly underlines the importance of land to the concept of citizenship. A state can only be a state...
The father of modern Singapore, Mr Lee Kuan Yew, was reported dead Monday morning. He died peacefully in a hospital in Singapore. Yew, who was prime minister of Singapore from 1959 to 1990 when he stepped down, transformed his country...
*Completion of second Niger bridge, Lagos—Ibadan expressway, Abuja—Zaria—Kaduna—Kano road likely in 2022 The IMF projects that low oil prices and the impact of covid-19 will plunge the Nigerian economy into its worst recession in 30 years, but the Nigeria Sovereign...
OPARAH (LEFT) WITH OGBODO IN NOV. 2015. Courtesy: Wilberforce.com.ng .*. A lecturer in the department of Mass Communication, University of Nigeria, between the late 1970s and the early 1990s, Mr Titus Nnamukwu Ogbodo, has died at the age of 83. One of...
The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin I. Emefiele, has been elected president of the Association of African Central Banks (AACB) for 2016/2017. Emefiele was elected at the end of the 39th ordinary meeting of AACB governors...