Tag: history

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January 26, 2014

Opinion: Is it not time we talked about Biafra?

by Tobe Osigwe Two incidences that occurred in recent years have made me question seriously the unity of this country. ...

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December 24, 2013

Okey Ndibe: When smart people prostrate to imbeciles to survive

by Okey Ndibe Odds are that Iyabo Obasanjo is at peace with herself, after pouring out her soul. No question, ...

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December 3, 2013

ASUU strike update: Lectures begin at AAUA as students return to school

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Lectures at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State were said to have begun yesterday however reports ...

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November 17, 2013

Opinion: Ndigbo and their battle for the soul of Yorubaland

by Francis Ojo Ndigbo is aggressive and determined in pressing their agenda with deliberate focus as they buy up indigenous ...

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November 17, 2013

10 things you didn’t know about the history of marriage

There are so many arguments about what marriage should be, and most are based on the world we live in ...

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November 8, 2013

How the Golden Eaglets made history by beating Mexico in Abu Dhabi

Nigeria Golden Eaglets became the most successful team in FIFA U-17 World Cup history with a 3-0 win over holders ...

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November 8, 2013

10 things you didn’t know about the history of marriage

by Julia Austin  When did government get involved?Only in the last several centuries did marriage become a legal matter 1. Polygamy was ...

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November 7, 2013

Opinion: Re-writing the Nigerian story through youth development

by Philip Amiola There are change agents investing their time, resources and entire personalities towards cultivating a new generation of ...

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October 19, 2013

Better days ahead: We will soon eradicate Boko Haram – Chief of Army Staff

by ‘Jola Sotubo In a bid to reassure Nigerians of the success of army efforts to rid the nation of ...

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October 8, 2013

7 reasons why men cheat on women

by Laura Travis This is in fact a real medical condition that should be treated 1. Fights at Home When ...

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September 5, 2013

“You’re overthinking it” – Miley Cyrus defends her MTV VMA performance

Miley Cyrus claims she wanted to “make history” at the MTV Video Music Awards in Brooklyn. The singer has spoken ...

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August 23, 2013

Chuka Odom: Truth, bigots and purveyors of ignorance

by Chuka Odom The Third Mainland Bridge and virtually all major roads in and out of Lagos were all constructed ...

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August 18, 2013

Opinion: Femi Fani-Kayode’s entangled web (Part 2)

by Henry Onyema For every Soyinka there is an Achebe; for every D’Banj there are the P-Square twins; for every ...

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August 6, 2013

Opinion: There is darkness looming over northern Nigeria

by Perry Brimah And with the lack of northern role models, the scarcity of northern activists and truthful historians, the ...

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August 6, 2013

Inspired: Meet the 10-year-old Nigerian girl who made Forbes magazine history

by Isi Esene Zuriel Oduwole, a ten-year-old Nigerian girl Zuriel Oduwole has made history as the youngest person ever to ...

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July 28, 2013

Opinion: Reclaiming Nigeria’s lost history through early education

by Kemi Ogunniyi Schools in developed nations take history very seriously. Primary and secondary school students in the UK, for example, ...

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April 18, 2013

“A positive storm is brewing” – Bola Tinubu’s rousing speech at the ACN Convention [READ]

SACRIFICING THE PARTY TO SAVE NIGERIA Protocol 1. History is upon us, asking something bold of us. Those who hear ...

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April 2, 2013

Opinion: How to go down in history President Jonathan style

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Well then, it is fair to say that President Jonathan so far is incapable of taking control ...

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March 10, 2013

Remi Olutimayin: Understanding your place in history (30 Days, 30 Voices)

Heed the dead, follow up the past, and the soul of the people will again grow great – Tseng-Tzu Of ...

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September 29, 2012

Stephen Igbinedion: A Nigerian perspective (30 Days, 30 Voices)

 I sometimes want to exalt Nigeria’s growth, but deep down I know the hope most Nigerians hold onto is gradually ...

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August 13, 2012

PHOTOS: #WhenWeWereKings – (A bit of) Nigeria’s history in pictures

by Isi Esene Today’s photo story is a collectors’ item, it takes us back memory lane to an era in ...

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July 13, 2012

Alibaba: We have lost our educational values and expectedly, our future

And if our future is standing on oil… It’s a slippery future if you ask me. It was sometime in ...

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