Category: Deep Dive

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Michael IsaacJuly 30, 2020

Why do men want to make the ‘fear women’ phrase valid?

Women and girls in recent times have had a heavy rotation of attention channeled towards them. From fighting for their ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 30, 2020

Boko Haram is showing more audacity, as seen in fresh attacks

The scourge of the Boko Haram is one thing that many Nigerians would agree has been felt for many years. ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 29, 2020

Should we praise the Mbaise Community for the stunt with George Floyd?

Nothing can be any more surprising on Nigerian Twitter. This online community has given a platform for users with similar ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 28, 2020

Akin Adesina’s win is a victory for every upright Nigerian

An independent review panel led by an ex-Irish President, Mary Robinson, against the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), has exonerated President ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 28, 2020

#ChallengeAccepted: Why women are sharing black and white photos of themselves

Over the past few days, Instagram has been flooded with photos of women in monochrome images gushing over themselves and ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 28, 2020

Schools reopening in Nigeria and why it matters

The Federal Government has announced August 4, 2020, as the resumption date for students in Secondary School graduating classes across ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 27, 2020

Funsho Williams: 14 years after, conversation on unearthing murderers of Lagos politician resurfaces

Anthony Olufunsho Williams was an influential Lagos politician and former Commissioner under Colonel Olagunsoye Oyinlola‘s Military Administration in Lagos. Murdered ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 27, 2020

Genevieve Nnaji’s brand of feminism shouldn’t offend anyone, but here we are

Nollywood star actress and producer, Genevieve Nnaji has been a celebrity favourite for years now – from star appearances in Nollywood ...

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Chinedu OkaforJuly 27, 2020

Heard of the “Nimbe” story? | Here’s why Nigerians are talking about it

Reality, they say, is stranger than fiction. While this may be true, this fact shouldn’t make us shy away from ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 27, 2020

#NDDCProbe: Akpabio finally releases names of contract beneficiaries, but what next?

For as many who have been following the National Assembly probe of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) probe which ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 26, 2020

As Segalink mounts an offensive against Kiki Mordi, we must begin to question motive

Nigerian journalist, Kiki Mordi has, in recent times, lent her platform to conversations centered around rape, abuse and violence as ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 26, 2020

Everything you missed from the first BBNaija ‘Saturday Night Party’

The Big Brother Naija show is undoubtedly Nigeria’s most-watched reality TV show. Barely a week old, BBN lockdown has gotten ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 25, 2020

What is the Petroleum Industry Bill and why are Nigerians clamouring for it?

“The Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) will improve governance of the sector by strengthening institutions in the areas of clarity of ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 25, 2020

Kiki Mordi: The cheering crowd is now throwing stones

Nigerian journalist and media personality, Kiki Mordi, arrived a glistening warrior in the wake of her “Sex for Grades” documentary; ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 25, 2020

How many deaths will it take for succour to finally arrive in Southern Kaduna?

Bandit attack? Check! Gruesome massacre pictures? Check! Social media outrage? Check! Trending hashtag? Check! Intentional change?… Intentional change?. The rash ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 25, 2020

NIPOST Courier Charges: How the government is suffocating Nigerians

Barely three days ago, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) announced a new directive; mandating landlords and property agents to ...

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Chinedu OkaforJuly 24, 2020

#BBNaija: Culture Minister, Lai Mohammed reportedly made moves to stop show from airing

The Big Brother Naija show since its debut season has become the biggest reality TV show in the country. It ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 24, 2020

D’banj and Seyitan reportedly find common ground in rape saga

There is always a huge interest garnered towards rape accusations, both for the accused and the accuser. While these cases ...

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Chinedu OkaforJuly 24, 2020

Dismissal of fraud complaint against ‘Woodberry;’ End of the road or fight for another day?

From personal experiences and stories that circulate in the media, the justice system in Nigeria is largely seen as abysmal ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 24, 2020

Missing N100bn: The NEDC has a dozen of questions to answer and we all should be concerned

Another week is coming to an end, but the hunt for corrupt politicians and enablers in the country continues. In ...

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Ado AminuJuly 23, 2020

Social media users are tweeting as historical bible figures and there’s much to learn

An innocuous tweet has exploded most definitely beyond the original poster’s expectations. And while a global Twitter community is having ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 23, 2020

NDDC: Akpabio insists on withholding documents allegedly indicting lawmakers

Although majority of Nigerians agree that corruption exists not just in the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) but across the ...

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Chinedu OkaforJuly 23, 2020

Reactions trail FIRS directive to landlords and property agents to charge tenants 6% stamp duty

Nigerians on Twitter are this Thursday discussing the latest announcement by the Federal Internal Revenue Service (FIRS), directing landlords and ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 23, 2020

From NDDC to Ngige; is deflecting questions the ‘new normal’ on accountability in ‘high places?’

Nigerians have over the last few weeks been treated to several episodes in the drama around the politics in the ...

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Chinedu OkaforJuly 21, 2020

FG or Niger Deltans? Nigerians debate who to blame in NDDC saga

Politicians in Nigeria since our independence have struggled with moral decency. This in turn has caused a number of troubling ...

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Ado AminuJuly 21, 2020

Deep Dive: What made Jeff Bezos earn double of Dangote’s net worth in a day?

Jeff Bezos got a whole lot richer in one day than Africa’s richest man has methodically built himself to become ...

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Chinedu OkaforJuly 21, 2020

Akpabio incurs wrath of the House of Reps., but will he bend?

The news of late has been riddled with the interesting stories surrounding the ‘Niger Delta Development Commission’ NDDC. It began ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 21, 2020

Presidency 2023 | Igbos are making a case against Nigeria

Before we unravel the many thoughts of Nigerians about the trend that have sparked a debate on the chances of ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 21, 2020

Just like the NDDC, Nigerians want a probe of the NNPC

Corruption in Nigeria is an old song that Nigerians know its harmony too well. With every passing administration, one thing ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 20, 2020

There’s a fresh report of killings in Kaduna and Nigerians have a lot to say about it

Nigeria projects itself as a country that prides itself on the freedom of worship – three major religious groups thrive ...

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