By ISMAIL ADAMU The man in a village at the outskirts of Tsafe in Zamfara State is just one in thousands, maybe millions, of parents in northern Nigeria, but he provides a perfect...
By SANI MUSA Death is inevitable. It is a natural phenomenon which comes without notice. Like the rising and setting of the sun, death is a certainty for all of us one day. But any time...
By ANIEBO NWAMU I experienced culture shock for the first time not in America or England but in Bauchi, Nigeria, sometime in 1990. A colleague had walked into our office at the Federal Secretariat, one morning, to...

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A poem dedicated to Leah Sharibu By PHILIP EYAM-OZUNG Whether we left Our doors unlocked Or had our homes Violently broken...
By VICTORIA PROODAY – Dear readers, I published this article in May 2016. Within a year it has been read by six million people. The article was translated into 15 languages; I received thousands of comments from parents, teachers,...
By SAM OTTI – May 27 is a special day to celebrate our children, who are evidently our most treasured gifts.  On this day, I am delighted to walk back memory lane and share my recollections as a child. When I...
*Greenpeace demands more commitment to defend South African people’s right to water JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, March 22, 2018 -- This year, South Africa will observe World Water Week under the ominous cloud of the Cape Town water crisis, and the...
By ANIEBO NWAMU -- Here lies the body of a good man. You probably didn’t know how lucky I was to have had this man as an uncle. Retired Superintendent of Police Cletus Ogbuanya (1938—2016) was a man who lived...
By Chukwuma Ngwu – Many are aware that Lake Chad is drying up and that its gradual disappearance has indirectly given rise to Boko Haram and “Fulani herdsmen”. What many don’t know is that, more than a century ago,...
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...

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