Sanusi, the history, nemesis and politics of his dethronement
The dethronement of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, by a special sitting of the Kano State Executive Council chaired by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje yesterday might have come as a rude shock to some quarters while in other quarters the development....
Real reasons why Ganduje removed Sanusi as Kano Emir
Secretary to the Kano State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji, yesterday adduced reasons for the removal of Muhammad Sanusi II as Emir of Kano.
Mushin: Inside Nigeria’s Untapped Leather Treasure
When Arinze Emmanuel finished his Junior Secondary School Examination in 1991, he left his village to stay with his uncle who owned a leather goods shop under his house in Wey Street, Mushin in Lagos.
Living under siege of herdsmen in South-South
Tension is on the rise across the South-South region after herdsmen recently killed more than 14 persons in Avwon, Agadama and Ohoror communities of Uwheru kingdom in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.
Africa should set its sights on feeding the world
With the world population expected to swell by 2 billion people over the next three decades, Africa has an opportunity to step up and become a major global food production hub. For the time being, Africa remains a net importer of food, despite its vast tracts of underutilised land and other enviable natural resources. Its…
The broken twig
During my last visit to the United States, I had a rather interesting discussion with my brother-in-law, about his experiences during his two-year job hunt post immigration. Each time he sent his CV to fellow Nigerians, they'd fail to help him. However, the moment he finally managed, despite all the odds to secure a decent…
International Holocaust Memorial Day: Tales from the Land of a Thousand Hills
If you save a life; you save the whole world – a Jewish saying Kigali; Rwanda. The International Holocaust Memorial Day is a unique day and in the year 2020; the day fell on a Monday. Events had already kicked off a week earlier with a commemoration event with over fifty world leaders, Presidents, Kings…
The search for content and the dissent in the royal house
One can’t but be greatly fascinated by the search for content out of life embarked upon by Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, and the resultant dissent in the House of Windsor.
U.S. moves to curtail “birth tourism”
On Thursday, the Department of State announced amendments to some visa regulations aimed at curtailing what is known as “birth tourism’’ in the United States.