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Why Nigerian musicians may not win The Grammys anytime soon

Why Nigerian musicians may not win The Grammys anytime soon

By Sam Anokam  /  Asst. Editor   It came as a rude shock to music buffs when Sinead O’Connor who made waves in the 1990s with her hit song, ‘Nothing…

I robbed my company to give my mother befitting burial – Suspect

I robbed my company to give my mother befitting burial – Suspect

By Andrew Utulu  /  Correspondent, Lagos   Azubuike Nwafor, a robbery suspect, has confessed that he went into crime to enable him raise funds to give his late mother a befitting…

How to ensure peace in health sector – Faniran

How to ensure peace in health sector – Faniran

Dr. Felix Faniran is the national president of Nigerian Union of Allied Health Professionals (NUAHP). In this interview with our correspondent, Hassan Zaggi, he x-rays the problems in the health…

Oil pollution: Succour on the way for Ogoni for people

Oil pollution: Succour on the way for Ogoni for people

By Obas Esiedesa  /  Senior Reporter, Abuja   For the Ogoni people in Rivers State, succour may finally be on its way with the restoration of their homeland ravaged by…

Huawei Technologies and conspiracy of government officials

Huawei Technologies and conspiracy of government officials

By Emmanuel Udom / Senior correspondent, Lagos   When on Tuesday the 18th of March 2014 Hon. Abike Dabiri –Erewa laid before the House of Representatives a petition written by one…

Fake military officers hijack petroleum tankers

By Andrew Utulu / Correspondent, Lagos   The police in Lagos have burst a five-man syndicate that have been carrying out robbery attack in the state. The syndicate specialises in using…

Ebola: Between public interest, gains of school owners

Ebola: Between public interest, gains of school owners

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase Reporter, Lagos On Monday, September 22, the gates and doors of schools across the country will be thrown open being the official date of resumption as a…

Don blames teachers for poor use of English

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase Reporter, Lagos A Professor of English Language, in the department of English, University of Lagos (UNILAG); Professor Akachi Ezeigbo has decried the poor usage of standard of…

Clark laments governments’ neglect of history subject

By Oyeniran Apata  Correspondent, Lagos  University of Lagos (UNILAG) don, Professor John Pepper Clark has lamented the role played by successive governments in Nigeria that led to down grading of…

4m nomadic children lack access to education – NCNE

•Says illiteracy responsible for crisis in NigeriaBy Innocent Oweh, Correspondent, Abuja   Executive Secretary of National Commission for Nomadic Education (NCNA), Rashid Aderinoye has revealed that about 4million school-age children…

Bridging Nigeria’s infrastructural gaps through NIIMP

Bridging Nigeria’s infrastructural gaps through NIIMP

By Chibuzor Emejor  / CORRESPONDENT, Abuja  The need for Nigeria to have a long-term and sustainable infrastructural development plan was unambiguously demonstrated recently, following the consideration and approval of the National…

Judge adjourns to allow accused write GCE

By Tunde Opeseitan  / Senior Correspondent, Lagos   Justice Olabisi Akinlade of a Lagos High Court on Monday adjourned the trial of alleged kidnappers of Ayodele Olaoye till October 17 to…

As NYSC mobilization process goes on-line

As NYSC mobilization process goes on-line

By Nedum Noble  /Special Correspondent, Abuja   Every Nigerian undergraduate, whether in the university, polytechnic or monotechnic, looks forward with enthusiasm to the day he would graduate from the institution.…

Towards making Nigeria a great country

Towards making Nigeria a great country

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase Reporter, Lagos Lots of predictions and forecasts have been made concerning the future and prospects of Nigeria as a country. The most widely referenced being the forecast contained…

Dealing with the challenges of Nigeria’s rural poverty

By Chibuzor Emejor Correspondent, Abuja It is no longer news that majority of Nigerians live in the rural areas. Predominantly, many of them eke out a living through farming and…

How Osun was brutalised by security forces on election day

How Osun was brutalised by security forces on election day

 By our reporter   On August 8, 2014, at about 10p.m. on the eve of the gubernatorial election in the State of Osun, security forces were on the rampage in every nook…

FoI Act and burden of implementation

FoI Act and burden of implementation

By Chukwudi Nweje   / Acting Features Editor    More than three years after the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act was signed into law how well the Act has succeeded in…

Robbery suspects who will not repent

By Andrew Utulu  / Correspondent, Lagos   Old habits they say die hard.   This idiom best describes the character of some suspects recently arrested by the Special anti Robbery Squad…

FG, MOE reversal of resumption date an error – Labaika

FG, MOE reversal of resumption date an error – Labaika

The recent reversal of the Ebola Virus Disease holiday by two weeks by the Federal Government and the Ministry of Education has continued to generate reactions from stakeholders. In this…

EFA 2015: Has Nigeria made significant progress before deadline?

By Innocent Oweh  / Correspondent, Abuja   Education For All (EFA) is a global movement first launched in 1990 and led by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, (UNESCO) with…

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