The waspish el-Rufai

IN the past one week or so, the media has been awash with Kaduna State governor Nasir el-Rufai’s inflammatory remarks against national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The governor is entitled to his views, and reserves the right to hate or love anyone who catches his fancy. Much of his […]

THE ROLE OF THE COMMUNITY IN CURBING INSECURITY IN OUR STATE AND IN NIGERIA

Nma Kolo THE ROLE OF THE COMMUNITY IN CURBING INSECURITY IN OUR STATE AND IN NIGERIA The spate of killings, banditry, kidnapping, armed robbery and other forms of criminal activities which is threatening our safety and security is becoming very alarming and calls for concern by every well-meaning Nigerian and patriotic citizens to wake up […]

WHY ATIKU ABUBAKAR LOST.

@⁨+1 (614) 432-1361⁩ @⁨+1 (646) 705-5038⁩ A MUST read. WHY ATIKU ABUBAKAR LOST. By Kurtis Adigba. Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, former VP of Nigeria, the Waziri Adamawa, and the Presidential Candidate of the PDP lost to President Muhammad Buhari in the election held on the 23rd of February, 2019. Before the election, Atiku, had the wind […]

Half chances can be big!

Gov. Sani Bello has the potential to be one of our best yet. Though like others ‘here and there’ he allows yet another window of opportunity slip by…We might find the populace bickering on power like it’s manna from heaven but on critical analysis you’ll find that it no more than a Naira short of […]

Why a Nigerian MIT graduate turned down 6-figure paycheck in the US and returned home

By Nzekwe Henry There’s a certain allure that accompanies being one of the best graduating students in any educational institution for that matter, not to mention one as prestigious as the famous Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in Boston, U.S.A. Finishing at the top end of your class from such an institution, to a reasonable […]

ANALYSIS: Obasanjo and the humbling of Nigeria’s number one kingmaker

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is considered as one of the most influential politicians in Nigeria, and since the return of democracy in 1999, has been having his say in who becomes the president of Nigeria. At least until now. Mr Obasanjo was in office as president of Nigeria between 1999 and 2007. He was later […]

(OPINION) 11 Things Bauchi Electorate Should Remember As They Vote

Bauchi State has a chance to rewrite its history as its electorate vote for the next governor on March 9, 2019, which is just hours away. They can either choose to vote for progress or vote for stagnation and retrogression. The voters have their future in their hands and must be wise enough to make […]

Marriage is in the heart, not in the bedroom, by Hadiza Yuguda

I hardly argue over marriage, but there are profound truths you would never like to hear about marriage. First off, I want you to bear in mind that you cannot have a happy family if you don’t have a happy marriage. Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply a purgatory place. Marriage can […]

Schools in Nigeria and too much homework

After every hectic day at work, parents come back home to face another stressor called homework. In Nigeria, most schools believe that keeping children with lots and lots of homework is the best way to keep them busy at home. In our mentality, more homework equals academic excellence. In Nigeria, teachers are becoming lazy by […]

From Bikini to Hijab: The story of Sara Bokker

By Sara Bokker I am an American woman who was born in the midst of America’s “Heartland”. I grew up, just like any other girl, being fixated with the glamour of life in “the big city”. Eventually, I moved to Florida and on to the South Beach of Miami, a hotspot for those seeking the […]