Tag: hero

Op-ed EditorMay 6, 2017

The Thread: All the reasons Goodluck Ebele Jonathan qualifies as “Hero”

There’s a clear political divide between the foremost political parties in Nigeria -APC and PDP. The GEJites (mostly PDP members) ...

AzeezMarch 5, 2017

‘How heroic Ebola nurse died because doctors refused to touch her’

by Azeez Adeniyi More details have emerged about the death of Salome Karwah of Liberia, a nurse who survived Ebola ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 10, 2017

Opinion: Even in sickness, Buhari remains a hero

by Jude Ndukwe President Muhammadu Buhari has grown to become an unassailable enigma. The more Nigerians try to demystify him ...

AzeezSeptember 29, 2016

Nnamdi Kanu’s prolonged detention will only make him a hero – Soludo tells Buhari

Former Governor of the Central Bank Of Nigeria, Charles Soludo on Thursday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to release the embattled ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 12, 2016

How MKO Abiola was arrested, imprisoned and eventually killed

June 12 will forever be an iconic date for democracy in the history of the Nigerian nation. On June 12, ...

Kolapo OlapojuJune 6, 2015

“Conceding defeat is not an achievement” || Ex-gov Sylva says Jonathan is not a hero

Former Governor of Bayelsa, Timipre Sylva, is not impressed with all the noise about former President, Goodluck Jonathan, being an ...

Op-Ed EditorApril 7, 2015

Rudolf Okonkwo: No, Goodluck Jonathan is not a statesman

by Rudolf Okonkwo If Jonathan had wanted to be a statesman, he would have made the recommendation of 101 committees ...

May 16, 2014

Tony Usidamen: Let me tell you about the hero Nigeria needs

by Tony Usidamen The hero Nigeria needs is ordinary people, like you and I, who understand that a true democracy ...

March 12, 2014

Opinion: Sanusi Lamido – My enemy, my friend and my whistle-blower

by Obinna Akukwe  Sanusi occasionally exhibits official recklessness, which in itself could be irritating. However, his official recklessness equally saved ...

October 22, 2013

Ijeoma Nwogwugwu: Quality of education in Nigeria – Lessons from Malala Yousafzai

by Ijeoma Nwogwugwu As long as Nigeria continues to produce half-baked students from our primary and secondary schools, the quality ...

October 9, 2013

Awesome! Brave passenger lands aircraft after pilot falls ill at the controls, dies later

A brave aeroplane passenger was forced to take over the controls and make an emergency landing last night after the ...

October 9, 2013

9 almost impossible dreams you can NEVER give up on

by Leigh Newman For most of us, getting out of bed each morning after age 27 is physically uncomfortable—not in a ...

September 8, 2013

Spot the difference: Superman fan gets 19 surgeries to look like his favourite comic book hero (PHOTOS)

When Clark Kent  wanted to transform into Superman, it was a fairly simple task. He would step into a phone ...

July 5, 2013

Little hero: Boy, 8, swims to shore, gets help to save dad after their car flips over into river (PHOTOS)

CBS BOSTON Joshua Garcia demonstrated grace under pressure rarely seen in 8-year-old children. The car smashes through a guardrail, soars ...

June 21, 2013

Good guy gone bad: Teenager arrested for brutally stabbing elderly neighbours to death (PICTURED)

A teenager who was once celebrated as a hero for saving his father’s life has been arrested on suspicion of ...

June 2, 2013

She’s back: Hollywood sweetheart, Angelina Jolie makes first red carpet appearance after surgery (PHOTOS)

She opted to miss her aunt’s funeral so she could jet to Britain to support Brad Pitt at the premiere ...

April 29, 2013

Opinion: Amaechi in the eye of the storm- A villain or hero?…The verdict

by Eze Chukwuemeka Eze Sadly enough, those who want Amaechi to be pushed out of office describe him as being arrogant, ...

March 6, 2013

Opinion: Obafemi Awolowo – Hero of the Yorubas, killer of Biafra, betrayed by the North

by Obinna Akukwe Thus Awolowo’s advice and actions led to the quick end to the Biafran dream. Therefore it is ...

January 13, 2013

Top Chinese movie star charged $1 million a night as prostitute, made $110 million in 4 years? (PHOTOS)

Chinese actress that starred in “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” “Memoirs of a Geisha” and “Rush Hour 2” angrily denied selling ...

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