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Democratic culture and the 2019 general elections in Nigeria (1)

The heavy cost implications of presidential democracy Nigeria copied from the United States has been a contentious issue particularly since the return to civilian administration in 1999 Continue reading Democratic culture and the 2019...

JAMB Malpractices: “I disgraced a parent who tried to bribe me to manipulate UTME for her child”

Taiwo Demeji JoJolola is Director of Studies of Difas School. An educationist, Jojolola is also a writer, a creative facilitator, a counsellor, a broadcaster and a global speaker who believes so much in using...

For Theresa May, BREXIT Means Job Exit

Morak Babajide-Alabi When Theresa May announced her resignation as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on Friday, it did not come as a surprise. The world had waited for nearly three years Premiership...

I can’t be caught dead with a man that can’t get a Pierre-Cardin tuxedo for red carpet event – Sharon Francis

Sexy and suave Nollywood actress, Oluchi Sharon Francis knows what she wants out of life and sure knows how to go about getting it. It may be noteworthy to watch out for her as...

Belly dancer

Chioma Gabriel A strange wind is blowing in Nollywood. Scandals are breaking by the day and one cannot say for sure what is true, what half-truth is and what is complete garbage. But one...

Security in Tatters: Govt ignored warning banditry, kidnapping, killings would escalate, spread to Katsina, Kaduna, Sokoto – Researcher

•Narrates how fight against bandits snowballed into bloody farmers/herders conflict•‘Third force’ brutal intervention•Says Sani Yerima’s seizure of the Fulani land fuelled crisis•Blames Gov Yari Abubakar for abandoning state to cruel fate By Ben Agande,...

Valencia stun deflated Barcelona to win Copa del Rey

Barcelona wanted a trophy to ease their Champions League heartache but instead fell to another shock defeat as Valencia pulled off a thrilling 2-1 victory on Saturday to win the Copa del Rey. Valencia’s...

World Nutrition Day: 2.5m Nigerian children suffer malnutrition — UNICEF

By Olayinka Ajayi The United Nations International Children Emergency Fund, UNICEF, has said about 2.5 million Nigerian children suffer from severe acute malnutrition. AT RISK OF MALNUTRITION: A mother and her infant. In a...

Tension in Enugu community as vigilante kills pharmacist

By Emeka Mamah & Ikechukwu Odu Commercial and social activities were, yesterday, paralysed at Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State following the alleged killing of a pharmacist identified as Chibueze Uramah by...

Sound Sultan, others honour Sir Shina Peters at Ariya Repete

By Ayo Onikoyi Nigerian singer, Sound Sultan has heaped praises on Afro-juju crooner, Sir Shina Peters, for the impact and longevity of his career which has spanned over 35 years in the music industry....

I know when I meet the right man – Linda Osifo

By CHIOMA MUONEKE Being in a relationship can be quite a pleasant experience especially when it’s with the right person who reciprocates the same level of affection, and while many has been lucky, others...

How Teni and I connected spiritually on my new song – Lese

Idol Records new signing, Ebenbezer Adeboye, who preferred to be called Lese, is upbeat about his new single, which he believes would change the music dynamics in the industry when he drops it. Lese...

Qatar in talks to buy Leeds United: report

The Qatari group that owns French champions Paris Saint-Germain is bidding to buy a controlling stake in English Championship club Leeds United, according to a Financial Times report on Saturday. Newport County’s duo of...

Dutch govt plans agric devt programme for youths in Edo

In a fresh push to complement the state government’s effort at providing youths with in-demand skills and empowerment packages for self-sustenance, the Netherlands government has disclosed plans to invest in agricultural programmes targeting horticulture...

Breaking: Lewandowski brace seals German Cup, domestic double for Bayern

Robert Lewandowski scored a brace as Bayern Munich wrapped up a domestic double with a 3-0 win over RB Leipzig in the German Cup final on Saturday. Bayern Munich’s Polish forward Robert Lewandowski celebrates...

World Red Cross Day celebrated with love theme

…As Society Reaffirm Commitment to Disaster Victims Welfare The National President of Nigerian Red Cross Society, Chief Bolaji Anani has stated that although no one prays for disasters, either natural or manmade, the Red...

Scholars task FG on religious tolerance

Jalingo– Religious scholars, drawn from both the Christian and Muslim faith, have enjoined the Federal Government to give precedence to inter-religious dialogue to promote religious tolerance among various faith across the country. Dignitaries at...

Arewa Pastors assure Christians Buhari will not Islamize Nigeria

Abuja – The National Chairman, Arewa Pastors Non-denominational Initiative for Peace, Bishop Abu Richard says President Muhammadu Buhari is not the cause of the killings in the country. Richard made this known while briefing...

Current security problems threatening existence of Nigeria, says Olonisakin

By Joseph ErunkeABUJA – THE Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin,has raised alarm that the current security problems bedeviling Nigerian was threatening its continued corporate existence, asking the nation’s security services to synergize...

Why INEC declared PDP winners of Zamfara Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Zamfara, Bello Matawalle winner of the state’s governorship election. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman Mahmood Yakubu...

Yoruba youths set agenda for Southwest governors

Lagos – The Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide (YCYW) on Saturday urged Southwest governors to prioritise security of the region and key into late Obafemi Awolowo’s ideologies to return the region to its glory...

Okpekpe Race: Sports Minister wants more private sector participation

…Shaibu hails private partners, as Bahraini wins 2019 edition The Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has called for more private sector participation in the organisation of the annual 10km Okpekpe Road Race,...

INEC’s statement declaring PDP’s candidates winners of Zamfara eections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), winners of the governorship elections in Zamfara State. Chairman of the Commission, Mahmoud Yakubu, made the declaration on Saturday...

We know why the industries failed don’t we ?

By Muyiwa Adetiba Professor Wole Soyinka, a very successful individual by any definition of the word, once lamented that his generation was a failed one. It was a curious lamentation at the time especially...

Abuja civil servant Shows How She used Amazing Herbal Remedy to Reverse Hypertension, Lower Blood Pressure and cholesterol within few weeks!

If you’re tired of struggling with high blood pressure, specifically someone who wants to cure hypertension, lower blood pressure and avoid heart attacks, strokes and kidney failures with depending on drugs… Then this may...