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The Okada Economy

Starting from Saturday, February 1, okada and keke napep were banned from plying major roads in Lagos State, according to the state government. Bayo Adeyinka, a banker, comments on the policy Most policies...
By BERNARD-HENRI LEVY/Wall Street Journal Fulani raiders ‘are Islamic extremists of a new stripe, more or less linked with Boko Haram,’ but present throughout Nigeria A slow-motion war is under way...
By ODILIM ENWEGBARA Since the closure of Nigeria’s land borders, there have been endless controversies surrounding that policy that was long overdue. I was in shock to see many Nigerians arguing that government should have, before the...
By ANIEBO NWAMU 2019 has been one of the best years for both human and cargo transportation in the past 30 years. Only a few accidents have been reported on air, at sea and on rails;...
PHOTO: Book author Sir Paschal Okolie (2nd left), his wife Stella (1st left), Enugu State deputy governor Barr. (Mrs) Cecilia Ezeilo, and reviewer Prof. J. U. J. Onwumere during the unveiling of Okolie's My Memoirs on Financial...

On Witchcraft

By ANIEBO NWAMU Across many cultures, a witch is often a poor old widow who turns into a bird or other dangerous creature in search of innocent people to harm in the dead of...
By ANIEBO NWAMU In recent years, some of my friends have relocated to Europe or North America along with their family members. When another longstanding friend hinted he would be migrating to America soon, I tried to...
By ‘TOSIN ADEOTI  In 1838, Carl Knorr recognized a problem with cooking in Germany. People wanted their soups to have certain flavours and would spend hours drying, grinding, boiling vegetables and other spices to add to their...
By JAYNE GARDENER I always used to wonder what it was about Jews that made people throughout history despise them. If they were indeed "God's chosen", I thought, they had to be the unluckiest people in the history...
By ANIEBO NWAMU Comptroller-general of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Col. Hameed Ali (retd.) stirred the hornet’s nest, last week, by directing customs area controllers at Tin Can Island Port, Apapa, Lagos, to ensure...

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