By Yusuf Ayoka For those of us who have been following the political events in Kaduna State in the last two years, the current Mallam Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai’s administration has made positive impact in the running of the affairs of government business that may not be seen now by his...
By Nasir Dambatta I join the good people of Turkey to celebrate the first anniversary of the coup attempt they successfully repelled and foiled. I agree with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildrim when he said, “Two sources of pride emerged from this bitter experience. The first one is the courage and...
By Ukachi Chukwu For thousands of young people who have been advocating for the passage of the #NotTooYoungToRun Bill, news that the proposed amendment was not included in the final report that was considered and adopted by the lawmakers at the joint retreat on constitution review held in Lagos...
By Winifred Ogbebo, Abuja Malala Yousafzai has said that though Nigeria is the richest country in Africa, it has more girls out of school than any country in the world. The education activist Malala Yousafzai who met during her visit to Nigeria with girls displaced by the Boko Haram crisis, said...
To render selfless and rewarding public service in Nigeria or elsewhere is not something akin to a simple nursery rhyme pupils recite in class sessions. It requires time and commitment; it needs energy, self-depravity, discipline, determination, inspiration and undiluted focus on goals and targets as well as vigorous pursuit...
Global experts on terrorism have some new tasks on their hands, which they must devote time and energies to critically dissect in Nigeria. It is the emerging images of a psycho-political dimension and manifestations of operations with semblance of the defeated  deadly  Islamic sect,  Boko Haram terrorism in Borno...
By Taofeek Lawal Nigeria is the largest mobile market in Africa in subscriber terms and the region’s second largest in terms of revenue. This assertion is further reinforced by the recent data from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) which suggests that the nation’s telecommunication sector has so far contributed approximately...
By Louis Amoke There is every need to appreciate the untiring efforts of the present administration in Enugu State towards addressing the basic needs of the people as well as maintaining the state’s infrastructure, especially those built by the past administrations, in spite of the prevailing economic challenges in the...
By Olu Onemola At the end of 2008, there was a tragic story in the newspapers about a young 8-year old boy that died from a single gunshot wound that could have been treated. The story was about a bank robbery that happened in Lagos, which culminated in the death...
BY ACHOR ABIMAJE A LIFE IN BRIEF Mary Stephen is 31, and a successful knitter. She hails from Jos-north local government area of Plateau State. She attended Government Girls College (GGC) Bokkos, and Plateau State Polytechnic, Barki Ladi, where she obtained National Higher Diploma (HND) in Business Administration and Management. She...