Thursday, April 2, 2020
  By Okey Ugwu It is no longer rumour that the South West people of Nigeria have come under a test of unity lately. For once in recent history, beyond party lines, the people of South West Nigeria have united themselves...

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By Tony Ekata I woke up this morning to the sound of a megaphone. You know, that mobile battery-powered, hand-held public address system used by hawkers in the market, and also by itinerant preachers. Coming from the megaphone, positioned (I want...
  Forbes Magazine’s ranking of Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala among the top one hundred most powerful women in the world has been hailed by many as quite appropriate. Since its inception in...
  By Tony Ekata There appears to be an unrelenting agenda by sections of the South African media to paint Nigeria and Nigerians in South Africa in bad light. This fact became obvious to me during my 8-year stint as Bureau...
DEMOCRACY DIVIDENDS   Yesterday, it was: Sharing of allocation Allocation of corruption Corruption of administration Administration of deterioration Deterioration of infrastructure And Political realignment.   Today, it is: Realignment of propaganda Propagation of promises Promises sowed on shifting sands!   Tomorrow shall see: Mass mobilisation A people's revolution A revolution with ballots, not bullets For the enthronement of...
My name is Lovelyn Chidinma Nwadeyi. I am a Nigerian. Born in Nigeria to two Nigerian parents. Raised in Queenstown, Eastern Cape by those same Nigerian parents right up until I completed my Bachelors at Stellenbosch. Growing up in South...
The recent massacre of hundreds of innocent men, women and children in Enugu has brought to the fore the escalating menace of malevolent marauders suspected to be either terrorists or herdsmen or both. The Enugu state Commissioner of Police...
It was 19th century American author, Samuel Langhorne Clemens (aka Mark Twain) who said, “Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and supporting your government when it deserves it”. In the same vein, fellow American author and essayist, Edward...
Linda Ikeji is a name that rings a loud bell in the social media community and beyond. Wikipedia lists Linda as a blogger, entrepreneur and writer. It states that the 38-year-old English graduate of the University of Lagos began...
Every profession has a mandate. The media profession, to which I proudly belong, has the core I-SEE mandate to Inform, Set agenda, Educate and Entertain. It is worrisome that the overarching goal of many media houses these days appears...