PMB’s 100 Days In Office

In rating the performance of the incumbent president and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari, many pundits shoot themselves in the foot. They fall into the trap into which many have fallen- hastiness. Islam teaches us that hastiness is from Shaytaan. It all started […]

INL Staff Wins Copenhagen Consensus Center Award

The Business Editor of Daily Independent, Mr. Sylvester Enoghase, has won a Copenhagen Consensus Center (CCC) scholarship award. The CCC is a think tank that researches the smartest solutions for the world’s biggest problems by cost-benefit. Its studies are conducted by more than 100 economists from internationally renowned institutions, including seven Nobel Laureates, to advise […]

When SONTA Crowns Two Elephants

By Yemi Adebisi, Lagos The presentation of two awards for playwriting to a published and non published plays by the Society of Nigeria Theatre Artists (SONTA)  in its recently concluded conference has demonstrated its preparedness to encourage, promote and motivate creative writing in Nigeria. This maiden edition of the awards from the umbrella body of […]

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Building Capacity, Structure Essential To Implement Vapp Laws

Following the enactment of the 2014 Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act and the 2015 Administrative and Criminal Justice Act, stakeholders are calling for the institution of structures and capacity building to prepare grounds for the implementation of the laws. The VAPP Act which essentially protects various forms of violations, especially sexual violence and assault of […]

Behold The Live wire Of Ife Throne

By  Anthonia Duru, Lagos. Traditional rulers especially in Yoruba land and Benin are never said to be dead because tradition believes they are sprit-beings and spirits don’t die. This is according to the rich tradition of the Yoruba’s. the culture which according to history emanated for Ile-Ife the source of the Yoruba’s has been inherited from […]

She Was Raped To Death

Title:  The Web Author: Idoko Iddahson Reviewer:  Aruwa Veronica Publisher:  Flap Publication No of Pages:  154 A tangible yet surreal account of unwitting victims of cultural mores – a veritable tool in the hands of the mischievous and petty – manipulated on a whim with the characters of Ojonya and Onyela, her mother and sole […]

Top Scandals That Rocked Nollywood

By Hazeez Balogun, Lagos   Ini Edo abortion, husband-snatching and divorce  In 2008, beautiful Ini Edo was enmeshed in abortion controversy. It was reported by the media that she had aborted a few weeks old pregnancy she had for her secret lover. It could have been a rumour but it really shook the industry. In 2008, […]

I Am Living My Dream –Aramide

Would you mind been described a fast emerging music artiste? I have been in the music scene for a while now, I’ve been through challenges and lots. I’ve worked so hard and still doing that. I would like to refer to myself as an artiste on the way to success   Tell us a little […]

I Started BHM In My Three Bedroom Flat –Ayeni Adekunle

Ayeni Adekunle is the PR practitioner, journalist and businessman behind Black House Media (BHM) group, a public relations and digital communications agency based in Lagos, Nigeria, with offices in London, UK. He founded BHM Group in 2006 from humble beginnings that manage strategic communications programmes for companies with interests in entertainment, lifestyle and ICT. While […]

Begging Deforms A Person –Edet

Duyeobong Edet was not born physically deformed, it happened mysteriously. In this interview with Augustine Adah, he speaks about how he decided to make his case different by engaging in shoemaking and other things to escape begging. How and when do you become a shoe maker? I started shoe making about 28 years now I […]