Sunday, 24th September 2023


1 day ago
The Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has denied the allegation of disenfranchising the people of Abiriba in Ohafia Local Council of Abia State in the February 25 National Assembly election.
1 day ago
Nigeria is a nation blessed with a wealth of mineral resources and stands at the threshold of a transformative era in its mining industry. With an abundant endowment of minerals ranging from precious metals to industrial minerals...
17 Sep
Human acculturation and civilization have been shaped for hundreds of thousands of years. The curation process ensures that conformity to social order is more natural to human acculturation than to be a pariah.
17 Sep
If you ask me today what I think is/are the most important skill(s) required for Africa’s sustainable development, without batting an eyelid, I would undoubtedly name the inseparable duo: “critical thinking and problem solving.”
16 Sep
In the last one-week since President Bola Tinubu clocked 100 days in office, commentators and analysts, political observers and politicians have busied themselves, dissecting the President’s performance in office, particularly his major decisions and policy options. Many have also commented on the achievements recorded and the areas that require improvements. The newspapers and electronic media…
9 Sep
As a former student of the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu, I consider the decision to probe the school barely three months after Enugu Governor, Mr. Peter Mbah came to power and three weeks after he inaugurated a 21member cabinet, including the Commissioner for Education, rather hasty. Indeed, the first question that comes to…
27 Aug
In an impactful inaugural address, Minister of Interior, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, unveiled his comprehensive vision for the ministry's transformation. With an emphasis on security, efficiency, and societal integration, Tunji-Ojo's promises reflect a deep commitment to fostering positive change. Tunji-Ojo outlined a multifaceted approach to fortify Nigeria's security landscape. A central aspect of this plan involves…
27 Aug
In a week full of high drama on the international scene - the murder of Yevgeny Prigozhin in Russia; Donald Trump’s mug shot in a Georgia prison; India landing a spacecraft on the moon and the cable car rescue in Pakistan...
19 Aug
Apart from remitting excess funds to the Federal Government every year, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) also empowers universities with grants to boost infrastructure and conducive learning environment.
16 Aug
President Bola Tinubu's recent decision to remove the fuel subsidy finally addressed a contentious issue that had plagued Nigeria for years. However, the swift market adjustment following the subsidy removal has disproportionately impacted vulnerable Nigerians, leading to severe hardships - inflation, rising costs of living, transportation challenges, and food price hikes, among others. The federal…
14 Aug
Writing, despite evolving over moment, has proven to be an indispensable skill; one that positively impacts cognitive development, memory retention, and boosts creativity. According to a joint study done by researchers at UCLA, Princeton, and the Washing University of St Louis, handwriting activates the Reticular Activating System, a part of the brain that automatically emphasizes…
13 Aug
In 2015, when he was still writing a weekly “Astronomy” column, in The Guardian, J.K. Obatala published a long serial, entitled “Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Africa”. The article ran for 10 weeks; but he did not mention J. Robert Oppenheimer.
12 Aug
Ask President Barack Obama, he will confirm to you: ultimatums are serious business. Obama got his fingers burnt in Syria, causing the scar on his index finger to become raised and lumpy. The noun ultimatum has Latin roots meaning “final”. Despite ECOWAS’s “final” warning, Abdourahamane Tichiani remains the President of the National Council for the…


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NEW YORK, 22 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- African Union Heads of State and Government, global health leaders and development partners today issued a joint call for urgent action to address the looming malaria emergency. They warned that failure to act now will put at risk both the African Union’s target of eliminating malaria in Africa…
6 hours ago
Phrank Shaibu, the Special Assistant on Public Communication to former Nigerian Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has unveiled what he described as "the 10 big lies" that have so far characterized the administration of President Bola Tinubu. Shaibu, in a statement issued on Sunday, said the “big lies” were evidence that Tinubu’s only plan was to…
7 hours ago
It is no news that social media directly affects our state of mind. Vinton Cerf and Robert Khan who are credited with inventing the Internet probably never considered the psychological impact of their invention. Martin Cooper, who developed the first hand-held phone, also played a part in this by making phones portable, so that we…
7 hours ago
Son Heung-min's double earned Tottenham a point from a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal, as Liverpool moved into second in the Premier League with a 3-1 win over West Ham on Sunday.
8 hours ago
Tottenham came from behind twice to rescue a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal thanks to Son Heung-min's double in Sunday's north London derby.