Olayemi Cardoso’s Dilemma – By Tunde Rahman

THOSE who know Mr. Olayemi Cardoso will agree he got his current job as the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria on a platter...

Nigeria And The Necessity Of Nagging For Nationalism – By Bala Ibrahim

THERE is an old and familiar proverb that says, necessity is the mother of invention. I learnt it originated from the Socratic dialogue, in...

Nigeria’s Cultural Economy Flourishes On Global Stage – By Nneka Ikem Anibeze

THE month of February has seen unprecedented levels of recognition on the global stage for Nigeria’s creative arts. On February 3, four Nigerian artistes -...

Femi Falana, Covid-19 Fund And The Art Of Misinterpretation – By Temitope Ajayi

THERE is a viral video where human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, made allusion to the sum of N135billion given to the 36 states...

Buhari/Emefiele And The Albatross Of Too Much Trust – By Bala Ibrahim

IF there is anything like wrongness in righteousness, then we can say, the rectitude of former President Muhammadu Buhari, is good to go as...

Nigeria: Divided Eagles, United While Flying – By Tahir Ibrahim Tahir (Talban Bauchi)

WITH the invectives thrown between different tribes and religions on a daily, magnifying the inter-tribal and inter-religious wars, brewing so much enmity and discord...

Mahdi Shehu: Between Activism And ‘Hacktivism’ – By Ahmad Usman Mairukubta

THE media is currently agog with the story of the arrest and detention of a popular social media personality, Malam Mahadi Shehu. Shehu, a...

Jigawa University: Sule Lamido’s Vision, Namadi’s Transformation – By Adamu Muhd Usman

FOR those closely connected to His Excellency, the former Governor of Jigawa State, Dr. Sule Lamido (CON), it is not surprising news that a...

Nigeria: Experiencing The Excruciation Of Errand In The Endeavour Of Enterprise – By Bala...

A HASTY glance at the dictionary today, gave the meaning of an enterprise as a project or undertaking, especially a bold or complex one....

Ganduje’s Emirates Should Be Abolished – Ibrahim Ado-Kurawa

WHEN the British conquered Nigeria, they appropriated the Emirate institution and used it to rule the people. Most of the Emirate dynasties of the...

Cardoso At CBN: The Most Unenviable Job At The Moment – By Tahir Ibrahim...

THE naira is the worst performing currency at the moment, with the Zimbabwean dollar standing at 3 Naira to 1 Zimbabwean dollar. Today, one...

Dear President Tinubu – By Tahir Ibrahim Tahir (Talban Bauchi)

I AM one of your most ardent supporters, an APCist to the core, as hard as nails believer of the renewed hope agenda of...

Negative Impact Of Niger, Mali, And Burkina Faso’s Withdrawal From ECOWAS – By Aishah...

THE Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has for long been the cornerstone of regional cooperation and integration, fostering economic, political, and social...

Uncertainty Clouds Hajj 2024: NAHCON Yet To Announce Hajj Fare – By Mohammed Abdullahi

THE National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) remains tight-lipped on the official Hajj fare for 2024, leaving intending pilgrims in a state of anxious...

Time To Temper The Headlines On Nigeria’s Security Challenges – By Bayo Onanuga

I WOKE up Tuesday to read some hair-raising headlines about kidnapping and killings in our country. “Over 17,000 Nigerians abducted under Buhari and Tinubu”,...

Tinubu And The Quest To Secure Nigeria’s Natural Resources – By Temitope Ajayi

FOR many decades, Nigeria’s move towards rapid development and economic growth was impaired by poor revenue despite the country's abundant natural resources. The country's...

Non-Aligned Movement And Nigeria’s Quest For Equal Access To Capital – By Tunde...

IS the Non-Aligned Movement still around? Is the organisation still in existence? That was the weighty question Professor Ikechukwu Okoro, a visually impaired Nigerian...

Youth Empowerment On The Radar Of Dikko Radda – By Tahir Ibrahim Tahir (Talban...

AS a progressive, the more I follow the activities of Dr. Dikko Radda, the more my hopes are renewed, that there is indeed a...

Bisi Akande And His Discourteous Remark On PDP – By Sule Lamido

RECENTLY at a function in Abuja former Gov of Osun State and former Chairman of APC His Excellency, Bisi Akande made some very unkind,...

How Peace In The Caucasus Could Mitigate Israel-Hamas Economic Spillover In Nigeria – By...

WITH civil war in Sudan and coups spreading across the Sahel, it may seem of little relevance that the South Caucasus is on the...

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JUST IN: Tinubu Appoints Kemi Nandap As CG Of Nigeria Immigration Service

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of DCG Kemi Nanna Nandap to serve as the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), effective...

Gombe SEC Celebrates Inuwa Yahaya’s Governor Of The Year Awards, Other Accolades

GOVERNOR Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya CON, has been presented with several prestigious awards earned by him and other MDAs in recognition of his outstanding leadership...

Na’Allah Congratulates Emir Gambari Over His Conferment As 5th Chancellor Of...

AS Bayero University Kano prepares  to install the  Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji  Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari as its 5th Chancellor  on Saturday 2nd March 2024, the...

Defamation: Emefiele Slams Akpabio With N25bn Lawsuit

THE immediate-past Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has vowed to sue the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, for alleged defamation. The Senate president had...

Niger State Workers Begin Indefinite Strike Today

WORKERS in Niger State have downed tools this morning following a directive by the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress. The indefinite strike came...

State Police Bill: Governors’ Role, Commissioners’ Appointment, Sacking, All The Key Sections

A BILL seeking the amendment of the 1999 Constitution to empower governors to appoint state commissioners of police scaled second reading on the floor...

Kano Unseals 10 Warehouses Accused Of Hoarding Food Items

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A World, A Continent In Transition – By Bola Ahmed Tinubu

THE world exists in a period of fundamental transition. Neither Africa nor Nigeria is exempt from realities of this transition. Where there is transition, there...

Algeria Snub Super Eagles’ Peseiro, Set To Name Petkovic Coach

ACCORIDNG to multiple reports, Algeria’s Football Association has opted not to continue negotiations with Jose Peseiro and is set to announce the appointment of...

Haaland Breaks Brentford’s Resistance As Man City Close On Liverpool

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Israel’s Rafah Deadline Raises Stakes As Ramadan Approaches

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Estonia Detains 10 Russian Spy Suspects Since December

THE Estonian Internal Security Service (ISS) said Tuesday that it had detained 10 people since December on suspicion of acting on behalf of a...

South Africa Will Go To Polls May 29, President Ramphosa Announces

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Guinea’s Military Junta Dissolves Government, Seals Borders

GUINEA's military junta, which seized power in a coup in September 2021, has dissolved the government. The announcement was made through a presidential decree read...

Tinubu Appoints Hafsat Bakari As CEO Of Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit

PRESIDENT has approved the appointment of Ms. Hafsat Abubakar Bakari to serve as the Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU),...

Sadiya Umar Farouq: The Villified Heroin – By Mamman Nasir

FOR the more than sixty years of self-governance in Nigeria, there had never been a government that brings out multiple, fantastic and workable social...

Tinubu Directs Payment Of Presidential Villa Electricity Bill After Power Company Disconnection Notice

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu has directed immediate settlement of outstanding electricity bill due to the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company. The President's directive follows the reconciliation of...

Bandits Block Gusau-Sokoto Highway, Abduct 26 Travellers

BANDITS on Tuesday afternoon kidnapped over 26 travelers along the Gusau-Sokoto highway. The bandits who were said to have blocked the road around Kwaren Kirya...

Economic Hardship: Customs To Distribute Seized Food Items To Nigerians

THE Nigeria Customs Service said it has concluded plans to commence the direct disposal of seized food items to Nigerians. The National Public Relations Officer...

Elumelu Expresses Readiness To Support, Partner Finance Ministry To Boost Economy

THE Chairman of Heirs Holdings Group, Transcorp Group and UBA Group, Tony Elumelu, has declared his readiness to support and partner with the Ministry...
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