Remembering Elechi Amadi

ONE of Nigeria’s most commit­ted and celebrated literary icons, Elechi Amadi, has passed on. The renowned novelist, poet and playwright, died last week in...

How change is affecting Buhari

The picture of President Muhammadu Buhari in an Igbo dress at the peak of the presidential election campaign must have conveyed a sense of...
Malaria

Reducing the global disease burden of malaria

Malaria is a global challenge. More than one million new malaria cases are recorded each year. Nigeria bears a huge part of the burden....

Skye Bank MD resigns over planned dissolution of Management Cadres by CBN

The Managing Director and some top management of Skye Bank of Nigeria today resigned in anticipation of the planned dissolution of the board and...

Even the rich cries: The tale of Lekki and Ikeja residents

Residents of Lekki, VGC and Ikeja GRA groan as flood takes over streets, homes THERE is no mistaking it. The din­ghy, seedy, environment and un­motorable...

IMPORTANT : WHY TYRE-BURST ACCIDENTS OCCUR ON NIGERIAN ROADS

Many people could be wondering about the cause of the incessant tyre-burst accidents which have claimed many lives on our roads. The major cause...
Young

“YOU CAN CHOOSE TO BE A SLAVE OR A MASTER”- ONYEKA NWELUE WARNS YOUNG...

Winner of 2015 Non-Fiction Nigerian Writers Award and 28 years old University Professor, Onyeka Nwelue has warned young people on the need for hard-work...

KESHI’S CHARISMA AND ALI’S POETRY

Although generally dreaded, death is part of life and human beings, the world over, celebrate its occurrence with great poetry. In Africa, the celebration...
Avengers

NIGER DELTA AVENGERS AND THE SEARCH FOR PEACE

  THERE is no end in sight yet to the resurgence of violence in the Niger Delta region. The new militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, unde­terred by...

REMEMBERING MUHAMMAD ALI

A dark cloud covered the boxing world at the news of the Great Muhammad Ali passing on Fri­day, June 3, aged 74. Ali died surrounded...

WOES OF NDIGBO: BLAME THE IGBO ELITES, NOT BUHARI

The political elite in the South-East geo-political zone have been warned of the danger of creating fathom political issues in the zone and blaming...

ON SARAKI, POWER, AND TRIALS IN NIGERIA

Footballers don’t cry when shoved, because pushing and shoving, bad as they are, are now part of the game.  Saraki can moan, but nothing...