Tag: country

AzeezOctober 26, 2017

Buhari did not invite Maina back into the country – Presidency

The Presidency on Wednesday denied claims that wanted ex-chairman of the Presidential Pension Reform Task Force, Abdulrasheed Maina was invited ...

AzeezSeptember 21, 2017

The country Lai Mohammed should be complaining about instead of France

More often than not, Nigeria’s Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, appears in the news for something he has said which ...

AzeezSeptember 18, 2017

Nigerians are free to stay in any part of the country – Northern governors

The Northern Governors’ Forum has said its visit to the South-East was to assure people of the region that they ...

AzeezSeptember 2, 2017

Nigerians can live in any part of the country – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said Nigerians have the right to live and work in any part of the country. ...

AzeezJuly 16, 2017

Fake news is distorting democracy in our country – Trump

President Trump early Sunday blasted the news media for using unidentified sources and “highly slanted and even fraudulent reporting.” “With ...

AzeezJune 26, 2017

Any Nigerian is free to do business anywhere in the country – Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has said nobody has the right to issue quit notice to any Nigerian. The governor ...

ToluDecember 28, 2016

The Thread: The latest horror story from a Nigerian hospital

Nigeria has a brain drain crisis, and it’s no wonder. We take everything for granted here- sanctity of life, standard ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 19, 2016

Opinion: Nigeria – Boosting tourism with local palm wine production

by Olukayode Kolawole I arrived in the forest. I met the forest lord He offers me bush meat I am not ...

ToluSeptember 17, 2016

Can Femi Fani-Kayode please calm down a bit?

We are desperately in need of a volunteer… Someone who will prescribe a chill pill to Femi Fani-Kayode. The “why ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 14, 2016

#30Days30Voices: ‘Is this country going down the pit?’

As normal activities resume across the country after two days of national holiday, Nigerians are still faced with the reality ...

AzeezSeptember 1, 2016

Nigeria is 3rd most hated country in Britain – Survey

A recent survey conducted by YouGov, a UK research company has shown that Nigeria ranks third amongst countries Britons hope ...

Mazi EmekaJune 28, 2016

Nigeria ‘looks forward’ to great miracles – VP Osinbajo

Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, has said that Nigeria is in need of great miracle for it to achieve peace ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 29, 2016

These are the 20 most impactful photos from the Buhari presidency

Former President Goodluck Jonathan – on this day, one year ago – ceremoniously handed over the mantle of Nigeria’s leadership ...

Mazi EmekaMay 27, 2016

Garba Shehu: 9 key milestones in President Buhari’s first year

Twelve months ago, President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 21, 2016

PDP governor, Olusegun Mimiko makes ‘clueless’ look good

Following the cancellation of the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, Governor of Ondo state, Olusegun Mimiko took to ...

Op-Ed EditorApril 27, 2016

Opinion: Fighting corruption is not enough, Mr President

As I have always pointed out in most of my writings, it is no more news that the ultimate mission ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 24, 2015

“Nigeria is not a nation” – Oby Ezekwesili

Former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, took to Twitter this morning to harp on a few matters of national interest. ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 14, 2014

Wole Olabanji: Why Africa is a ‘country’ that doesn’t make sense

by Wole Olabanji Sometimes you are tempted to say “Africa is where sensible ideas go to die”, but you think ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 5, 2014

@SonalaOlumhense: Happy birthday, Nigeria? No!

by Sonala Olumhense That was a familiar Nigerian greeting last week as the country marked its 54th year. But the ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 3, 2014

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Nigeria is a country of cowards

by Bayo Oluwasanmi After the Oritsejaforgate, I was struck with a profoundly true raw emotional moment. My recollection of being ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 18, 2014

Corruption is a country (Y! FrontPage)

by Tunde Leye   They are forced to exit the country and work/slave to build countries who belong to the ...

May 6, 2014

Chude Jideonwo: My country, the schizophrenic Nigeria

by Chude Jideonwo   At the same time I sit on the board of Enough is Enough Nigeria, which is passionately, ...

April 5, 2014

Pius Adesanmi: Kiss-ing Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala

by Pius Adesanmi Until Sefiu, the vulcanizer at Ajegunle, can turn on his water tap without relying on borehole…any talk ...

March 2, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: This is not my country. Damn it!

by Tunde Fagbenle Recognising (and admitting) that our military forces, navy et al, were ill-equipped and incapable of protecting our ...

January 20, 2014

Opinion: Today’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting – Matters arising

by Ifeanyi Uddin This is where the dark clouds begin to gather. If “appointment” in the first instance involved choice ...

January 17, 2014

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Affordable housing for all will soon become a reality

by Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala An important component to the launch of the NMRC is the development of mass housing schemes by ...

January 15, 2014

Okey Ndibe: On Nigeria’s new ‘MINTED’ hope

by Okey Ndibe Nigeria’s economic policy makers are understandably giddy about Mr. O’Neill’s flattering prognosis. I’d caution the infusion of ...

January 14, 2014

Opinion: Is Nigeria a country one should die in?

by Ebenezer Obadare Unless of course such people happened to be involved in a fatal air or road crash or ...

January 14, 2014

United Nations endorses GenVoices: This “has a possibility to have a positive and defining impact on the rest of Africa”

by Oge Okonkwo Ahead of its historic Telethon, The United Nations has endorsed Generational Voices (GenVoices), the project-driven platform to ...

January 13, 2014

Sweet tweet curves! Tolu ‘Toolz’ Oniru’s Y! Magazine poster is simply AWESOME (LOOK)

by Tunde Kara “Vain trifles as they may seem, clothes have, they say, more improtant offices than to merely keep ...

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