Not long ago, the Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Babatunde Fowler, disclosed that for the first time in 2016, the Federal Government shared over N500 billion earned from non-oil sources, among the three tiers of government...
Games of the XXXI Olympiad begin in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Today is the opening day of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, the day the world’s elite athletes have been waiting for, where the results of several years of planning and preparation will come to the fore.
A story of woes in five Lagos markets
Five markets may illustrate the problem, beginning with Mile 12 Marketmajorly known for retailing of fresh food items like pepper, tomato and onions and other edible goods.
‘Improper disposal of refuse can pose fire hazards, breed rodents, transmit diseases’
It should not be acceptable that market women sell under poor sanitary conditions especially if the wares they deal in are items to be consumed by man
How Nigerian state fails her citizens
A Redeemed Christian Church of God’s pastor, Eunice Elisha, was found in the pool of her own blood, next to her megaphone, at the Gbazango area of Kubwa, Abuja, last Saturday.
Tackling menace of drug abuse in Nigeria
Shina Bamiduro (pseudo name), 22, is also a lover of “African Cocktail”. He started with cigarettes, and then his friends told him smoking is dangerous because it can kill, so they introduced him to a more “harmless” drug....
The weekend review - play, pause and rewind
As you approach the weekend, for maximum enjoyment consider the idea that “life moves in seasons” which can be simultaneously enjoyable and frustrating.
Why June 12 continues to remain so strong in Nigerians’ psyche
Emeka Ugwu-Oju, the incumbent president of the South-east, South-south Professionals of Nigeria (SESSPN) and a quiet strategic member of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO)...
‘Govt should recognise MKO Abiola as a former President of Nigeria’ – Dr. Okei-Odumakin
The significance of June 12 to our democratic history, particularly the present civil rule being experienced in the country cannot be over-emphasized.