Tag: nigeria

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tosin adesinaNovember 15, 2018

From stolen dates to rotten rice, the story of how Nigeria maltreats its IDPs

At Tedx Ikeja in 2017, Busayo Morakinyo, one of the speakers who spoke on the topic “IDPs, it could be ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 12, 2018

N3.5m feeding allowance: In whose interest is the FG detaining El-Zakzaky?

The Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed recently declared that the federal government is spending an average of 3.5 million ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 1, 2018

Is it too much to ask for integrity from Nigeria’s 2019 presidential candidates?

Once again, Nigeria is at that auspicious moment where it is expected to choose its next set of leaders for the ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 25, 2018

Nigeria’s life expectancy rankings should make you very worried

Beginning from 2018, a male child given birth to in Nigeria is expected to live for an approximated 54.7 years ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 22, 2018

2019: How political parties “killed” Not too Young to run law

When President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Not too Young to Run bill into law in May 2018. One of the ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 10, 2018

In new book, Ola Orekunrin advocates for restructuring of Nigeria’s Healthcare system

Founder of West Africa’s first Air Ambulance services The Flying Doctors and social commentator, Ola Orekunrin Brown has joined the ...

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EzinneOctober 7, 2018

“I am the 16th President of Nigeria” | 7 things we learned from Tunde Bakare’s State of the Nation Address

Every year, the founder and Senior Pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly Tunde Bakare, delivers a rousing ‘State of the ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 5, 2018

World Teachers Day: Is there anything for the Nigerian Teacher to celebrate?

October 5 of every year has been designated  World Teachers Day by the United Nations Education and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO) as ...

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tosin adesinaOctober 3, 2018

Flood after flood wracks Nigeria’s cities, when is the death and carnage going to stop?

If you thought Nigeria learnt from the devastation caused by the floods in 2015, 2016 and 2017 and  While other ...

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tosin adesinaSeptember 28, 2018

Leah Sharibu, Hauwa Leman, Alice Ngaddah and the forgotten Chibok girls

It’s a sober moment for Nigeria and the world at large as reactions trail the murder of Saifura Ahmed, one ...

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EzinneSeptember 23, 2018

Prophet Tomi Arayomi sounds a warning to the Nigerian Church ahead of the 2019 elections (WATCH)

He may not have made anyone’s list on the prophets to watch out for in 2018 but apparently, Prophet Tomi ...

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tosin adesinaSeptember 20, 2018

Nigeria Air has failed but we demand accountability

According to the Minster of state for Aviation Hadi Sirika, operations for Nigeria Air, the country’s 11th attempt to create ...

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ThankGod UkachukwuSeptember 20, 2018

Nigeria in decline: Dashed hopes, HSBC and presidential melee

A review of news in leading international media depicts that all is not well with Nigeria, a country in decline ...

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tosin adesinaSeptember 5, 2018

Herdsmen vs Farmers clashes: Where do Buhari’s loyalties really lie?

It is important we take a deeper look at the ongoing herders’ vs farmers’ clashes that has claimed a lot ...

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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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tosin adesinaSeptember 4, 2018

Buhari’s China trip just confirmed he is not a man of his word

“What is the difference between me and those who elected us to represent them, absolutely nothing. Why should the Nigerian ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 29, 2018

A Nigerian has decided to sue the FG for bad roads and it’s about damn time

After surviving a ghastly motor accident that killed three persons on Thursday August 23, 2018, Blessing Agbomhere has decided to ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 28, 2018

APC’s reaction to the seizure of an illegal arms shipment is childish and unpatriotic

Apart from its “anti-corruption war”, another “war” this government is fighting is that of hate speech and fake news. But ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 26, 2018

Durian Foundation trains rural communities on Bamboo waste to wealth

In a bid to fulfill its aim of empowering rural communities in Nigeria, Durian foundation, an NGO set up with ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 23, 2018

Buhari promises to assist a visually impaired corp member but what about other Nigerians?

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to assist a visually impaired corp member, Okenala Ahmed currently serving in Daura, Katsina. The President ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 19, 2018

Nigeria Governors’ Forum is a threat to the overall development of Nigeria

One group that has assumed undue prominence in Nigeria due to persistent media coverage is the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF). The forum ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 14, 2018

FG’s removal of VAT from cooking gas is apt but should have come earlier

After extended pressure on federal government by stakeholders in the oil and gas sector, the federal government has concluded plans ...

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Adetayo AdesolaAugust 5, 2018

National disgrace as African Athletic Championship in Asaba flops

There are a few things that surprise Nigerians and administrative incompetence is not one of them – it has even ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 3, 2018

Education about to suffer another setback as government considers levy for primary and secondary schools

While several stakeholders in the education and outside the sector are calling for an improved funding of the sector and ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 31, 2018

NAPTIP’s iReport App is a good way to combat human trafficking

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in commemoration of the 2018 World Day against Human Trafficking ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 31, 2018

One action is all it takes to turn Nigerian football around

Over the past week, I have been pondering a lot on what to put up as an article, and a ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 29, 2018

After two years in illegal detention, Nigeria Government arraigns Jones Abiri

Detained journalist and publisher of Weekly Source Newspapers in Yenogoa, Bayelsa, Mr. Jones Abiri whose illegal detention in the Department ...

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SponsorJuly 16, 2018

ADE Digital launches 2018 Nigeria Digital Outlook (Free Download)

The Nigeria Digital Outlook 2018 by ADE Digital is now LIVE! The insightful study available for free download was put ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 11, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] For Kemi Adeosun, silence means contempt

Saturday June 7, 2018 Premium Times made public its three month investigative report on how Nigeria’s minister of finance Mrs. ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 7, 2018

Herdsmen Killings: It seems the Sultan of Sokoto does not read newspapers

The state of insecurity in Nigeria has remained an all-time low since 2015 when President Muhammadu Buhari was elected president. ...

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