• Globacom

    Be Hopeful, Glo Charges Nigerians At Easter

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    Telecommunication giant, Globacom, has encouraged Nigerians to be positive and hopeful as they join Christians worldwide to celebrate this year’s feast of Easter. In a message of goodwill issued in Lagos prior to the four-day celebrations commemorating the crucifixion  and resurrection of Jesus Christ, Globacom charged Nigerians to reflect on the  socio-economic challenges currently facing…

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  • MIGRTN

    Forsaking The Green Passport, To What End?

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    Millions of Nigerians live abroad, with the largest communities found in neigbouring African countries, United Kingdom, United States, Euorpe and Canada. However Suzan Ironsi writes that according to World Bank data, only 1,117,000 million are accounted for, a figure recognizing those whose identity are still linked to the Nigerian passport. It is common for migration…

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    Transgender Individuals: Protected By Lacuna?

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    Gender identity change is a sex choice that is not directly captured by Nigeria’s Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act, yet transgenders are part of the country’s expanding LGBT community. Are the choices they make in conformity with Nigerian societal values; or just shielded by lacuna? SUZAN IRONSI writes. Transgender is an umbrella term used to…

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  • ILLNESS

    Tackling Barriers Faced By Persons With Disabilities

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    Despite Nigeria’s progress as an emerging economy, individuals with Disabilities are known to be found amongst the poorest in our society and face challenging hurdles. SUZAN IRONSI writes that failed attempts at signing the Disability Bill into law are considered grounds for hampered efforts to attain meaningful development that could have had effective results on…

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  • Alhaji Lai Mohammed

    Minister Tasks Media On Terrorism, National Unity

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    The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has urged the media to galvanize support among the populace for the war on terrorism, which he described as a major challenge facing the nation. ‘’The war against terrorism is not a war for the military alone but for all Nigerians. The media must reflect this…

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  • SINGLE_LADIES

    Why Single Women Resist Pressure To Marry

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    The phenomenon of women marrying late in life is growing in the society and the status ‘matured single woman’ is becoming one that is proudly acceptable among Nigerian women. Should they cave in to family, cultural or religious pressure when it comes to marriage? Suzan Ironsi, Abuja, writes Marriage is an important aspect of the…

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  • SOCIAL_MEDIA

    Good, Bad And Ugly Sides Of Social Media

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    The technology of the communication age and the needs of the social age has, conceivably, made it efficient for people to improve their social networking. The availed communications are faster and the advances in communications’ devices have encouraged instant feedback. At present, a Facebook, Twitter or Instagram account is sufficient to know what any Politician…

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    Fuel Scarcity: The Misery Of Nigerians Continues

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    Despite the reported resolution of the dispute between the Federal Government and oil marketers, the anguish Nigerians have been subjected to for them to get fuel is yet to abate. SUZAN IRONSI writes For the last few weeks the issue of irregular supply of petroleum products has been widespread in the news. Across the country,…

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    Foreign Women Married To Nigerians: How Do They Cope?

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    In the last few years, there has been a steady rise in the number of foreign ladies married to Nigerians. These women have managed to cope with initial challenges of culture shock, poor infrastructure, intrusive in-laws and the likes, writes SUZAN IRONSI Nigerians, as a result of declining economic fortunes and for social reasons, have…

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