Isa Funtua: What Igbo Must Do to Get Presidency

By Dyepkazah Shibayan Ismaila Isa Funtua, an associate of President Muhammadu Buhari, says the south-east must review its ways of playing politics in order to get the presidency. Funtua said this on Saturday when he appeared on The Morning Show, a programme on Arise Television.  Ginna Crochets The life patron of the Newspapers Proprietors Association…

Update: How I Helped Robbers in Foiled Abuja Bank Robbery- Bank Staff

Larry Ehizo, a Customer Service Officer of a first-generation bank in Abuja, has told the police how he got involved in last Saturday’s failed bank robbery attack in Mbappe, a surburb in the Federal Capital of Territory. Larry who was paraded before newsmen at the FCT police command headquarters, said the mastermind of the robbery,…

Cheap Oil wealth

26th December 2019 The oil came to us cheap and caught us completely unprepared. We didn’t expect it, so we didn’t prepare for it and then became wholly incapable of managing it. Soon after the oil came, we started slowing down on agriculture, manufacturing and expanding our industries. Oil was our newfound love and we…

BREAKING: Nigerian Government Orders Release Of Sowore, Dasuki

The latest development follows widespread condemnation of his continued detention by both international and local observers. The Nigerian Government has ordered the release of pro-democracy campaigner and journalist, Omoyele Sowore, and former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki. Ginna Crochets The order comes 18 days after Sowore was rearrested at the Federal High Court, Abuja,…

JAMB Fixes 2020 UTME for March 14 to April 4

Published December 23, 2019 Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board has said it would be holding the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination between March 14 and April 4. It noted that an optional mock examination for candidates takes place on February 18, 2020. The JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, stated this at…

Nigerian Government To Stop Importation Of Petroleum By 2023

Nigeria, an oil-producing country, has been heavily dependent on the importation of petroleum products since its four major oil refineries have been under-utiliaed. The Nigerian Government says it would stop the importation of petroleum products by 2023. This mandate was announced by the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mele Kyari, during…

The Politics of Border Closure

The closure of Nigeria’s land borders to the movement of goods and persons, since October 2019, has understandably been generating intense debates among Nigerians and others, especially the countries affected by the border closures. Nigeria shares land boundaries with Benin, Niger and Cameroun. The government had initially imposed a partial closure of the borders in…

Between Expelled FUTA Students And Ex-Babcock Girl By Olabisi Deji-Folutile

The point being made in a nutshell is that there are established ways of behaviour in every human setting, including universities. Agreed, universities don’t have the right to stop their students from engaging in sexual acts off-campus, however, students should also know that their sexual acts off-campus should be done with utmost sense of responsibility…

How I Made My Money To Start Air Peace – Allen Onyema

Posted by George on Tue 26th Nov, 2019.  The airline also recorded tremendous breakthrough in foreign travels, flying to more countries in Asia, Europe and Africa than any other Nigerian commercial flights operator. When the news broke over the weekend that Allen Onyema had been indicted in the United States for multi-million dollar fraud, a…

The Mark Of The Beast By Femi Fani-Kayode

Permit me to end with the following: any senator or House member that supports either of these two bills should bow his or her head in shame and know this: we the people shall never forget or forgive you.   If the Hate Speech Bill had been in place between 2013 and 2015, Lai Mohammed would…