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Op-ed EditorSeptember 25, 2018

Ogechi Obua: Sussex expanded my worldview and made me ready for the real world

My experience at Sussex University was a pleasant surprise. I was anxious and curios about how my university experience would ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 4, 2018

The scrabble for a New Nigeria: A battle between the believers, the achievers and the deceivers

by Alli Bob-Chinwon Randomly surfing the news I stumbled on a very intriguing headline published on a prominent international news ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 2, 2018

It is about time we made up our minds about Saraki and the 2019 elections

by Itunu Oloyede Another political season is upon us, and the discussion has begun as to who is ‘fit’ (pun ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 26, 2018

Kingsley Moghalu: The recipe to build a nation

The present situation of the Nigerian state as we find it is one not in the least reassuring. Even after ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 21, 2018

Opinion: #OpenNASS, Who Defection Epp?

Defections by politicians has been ongoing since 1951 when the first celebrated cross carpeting was led by Chief Obafemi Awolowo. ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 20, 2018

My tribute to Kofi Annan – Prof. Kingsley Moghalu

In April I started my tribute to Kofi Annan on his 80th birthday with this quote: “To live is to ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 15, 2018

#OneDayEGoBetter: With heavy hearts, every Nigerian is living a painful life comfortably

For every life that has been taken as a result of criminal attacks, for every person that has been a ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 9, 2018

Executive invasion of the National Assembly: APC’s badly scripted outing

By Jude Ndukwe The attempted “coup” of Tuesday, August 7, 2018, against the National Assembly has always been the desire ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 7, 2018

Presidential Aspirant, Kingsley Moghalu makes case for extension of voters registration

I wish to place on record my concerns about the decision by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to end the ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 2, 2018

Ubi Franklin shares a personal history of depression as Banky W and Dr. Abiri lead The Joy Masterclass

Entrepreneur, Ubi Franklin, music artiste, Banky W and Dr. Gbonjubola Abiri joined the founder of Joy, Inc., Chude Jideonwo at ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 1, 2018

Opinion: Nigeria deserves better than the drama we’ve been subjected to this tenure

by Ayobami Adekojo On the 28th of March 2015, the people of Nigeria showed their resentment of the incumbent government ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 17, 2018

Demola Olarewaju: Saraki’s travails and the futility of Buhari’s war

If there ever was one corruption trial that was supposed to symbolise Mr. President’s skill and ruthlessness in fighting corruption, ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 15, 2018

The Thread: “Wizkid is sabotaging his destiny” “He can’t be the face of Afrobeats” | Wizkid fails to show up at #Coachella and Twitter NG throws a fit

One of the biggest musical events in the world took place last night and Wizkid was billed to perform alongside ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 24, 2018

“My purpose is to empower women and shatter the glass ceiling” | Award winning business woman, Pontsho Manzi, speaks to Leading Ladies Africa

Being the head of many companies, and wearing many hats is hard. But for power house Pontsho Manzi, establishing a ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 17, 2018

“When you have divine backing, things move with ease” | Olivia Onyemaobi speaks with Leading Ladies Africa

For Olivia, the confidence her innovation creates in the young ladies who use her products is the major motivation for ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 15, 2018

How to be a side chick

Navigating the trails of a side chick relationship can be quite strenous, so here’s the 411 on what to do ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 29, 2018

Paddy Adenuga’s battle for Chevron Netherlands

By Paddy Adenuga It was October 2013. Two years had passed since I had left the family business in Lagos, ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 24, 2018

Opinion: If Obasanjo says Buhari is a failure, who are you to say otherwise?

by ThankGod Ukachukwu   I have been reluctant to continuously write articles on the state of the nation because of ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 24, 2018

Opinion: Can Obasanjo’s ‘letter bomb’ cost Buhari the elections?

by Fredrick Nwabufo   I was in a meeting when former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s “letter bomb” rent the “news-sphere”. When ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 24, 2018

Opinion: Is the Nigerian Senate finally getting it right on healthcare?

by Carl Ndukwe   The timeless aphorism says that health is wealth yet one of the biggest challenges facing Nigeria ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 15, 2018

Fisayo Soyombo: Are we really a shithole country?

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo   Are we one of the countries Donald Trump had in mind when he wondered why US lawmakers were ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 13, 2018

Opinion: Davido’s hat-trick, Simi’s award and other talking points from #SoundcityMVP2017

by Alexander O. Onukwue   The first major entertainment awards show of the year held at Eko Hotel & Suites ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 9, 2018

“Be determined and persistent in going after what you want.” | Leading Ladies Africa speaks to CNN’s Stephanie Busari

 For Stephanie Busari, moving back to Nigeria was a big bold bet predicated upon her passion for telling authentic African ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 8, 2018

The Buhari indictment in Benue state

by Alexander O. Onukwue   Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue did not mince words: “Let me be frank. The Federal ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 31, 2017

World football legend emerges Liberia’s President; Mourinho can’t find his magic touch | Here are 2017’s last week’s winners and losers

This should be very straightforward. No group of persons have been as consistent in repeating public relations disasters month-on-month throughout ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 30, 2017

The Thread: “How I nearly died after rocking a cultist’s babe”

We’re seeing a new group of story tellers spring up on TwitterNG and we cannot get enough of their hilarious ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 27, 2017

Mercy Abang: How sexual predators target Nigerian kids

by Mercy Abang In Ogun State, Southwest Nigeria, 4-year-old Banke Olu (real name withheld) was raped by her auntie’s husband. ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 27, 2017

YNaija Analysis: Fuel scarcity is Nigerian by birth

by Alexander O. Onukwue Sometime around March 2003, Mobolaji Aluko was raising an alarm about an unprecedented occurrence when he ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 26, 2017

4 talking points from the NNPC war room operation

by Alexander O. Onukwue An illegal fuel storage facility was discovered on Christmas Day following the coordinated efforts of the ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 25, 2017

YNaija Says: Buhari’s documentary is the greatest 55 minutes of deplorable adoration

by Alexander O. Onukwue   Listen to a relaxed Chief Audu Ogbeh in nice blue jeans and attempt to share ...

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