Six years ago, Och’Idoma, Agabaidu Elias Ikoyi Obekpa and the Idoma kingdom rolled out the drums to honour Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, President of Nigeria (as he then was) and to confer on him the title of Ogomola Idoma. Before Jonathan was honoured, only one non-indigene of Idoma had a similar recognition. After a lull,…
‘We want to bring in more young people into rotary’
If you look at an average age of a Rotarian, you will see there is the need to bring in more younger people, so that this organisation will continue into a foreseeable future.
Tribute to LAPO founder, Godwin Ehigiamusoe
LAPO is a non-governmental organization committed to the social, health and economic empowerment of the poor and vulnerable, with greater concentration on rural and urban poor women in Nigeria, and in some other countries of the West African Sub-region.
I was scorned for assembling children as a young graduate — Lawal
At first, it was just a dream, a burning passion to educate young people, but today, that dream has morphed into a grand spectacle, a testament to the idea that nothing is impossible if one is willing to put in the work and persevere.
Lagos: How to build on Zuckerberg’s visit
Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook was here. His name certainly rings loud and crisp-clear in the vast firmament of our knowledge- economy that drives several global thoughts and processes.
Busayo pops up Naija on American runway
“I need a bottle of table water,” Michelle tells the lady behind the counter, looking over her Jackie-O sunglasses, she turns attention to her guest, she asks, “what do you care for?”
Hadiza: Good choice for the times
But despite the ambivalence of her political and activist position, the young woman exemplified the power of womenfolk to pursue a cause with single-minded attention. However, with her recent appointment as the first female Managing Director of the Nigeria Ports Authority...
Ali, the greatest takes a bow
Ali, was known as one of the greatest boxers of all time. The legend died after he was hospitalized June 2 with respiratory issues that were complicated by his Parkinson’s disease.
Saraki: The sandwich of sinners
Long before June 9, 2015, when he became the President of Nigeria’s Eighth Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki had become a prominent political figure in Nigeria.
Photographer as documentarist… Revisiting pioneering legacy of Moses Adeojo
From inception in the 1830s, photography affected the mode of documentation, the methodology of reportage, the knowledge of our environment and also the definition of art.
Gbajabiamila: The Making of ‘Jagaban NASS’
GBAJA-BIAMILA! It sounds much like a phrase. As such by convention, you must have to take a deep breath before you pronounce the name. On a second thought, phonetically speaking, your brain may register a kind of similarity with Roger Milla. But in truth, the bearer of the name, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, has a lot…