Thursday, 7th December 2023


23 Sep
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.
23 Sep
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.


14 mins ago
Britain's ruling Conservative Party was in disarray Wednesday after its immigration minister quit over legislation regarding sending migrants to Rwanda as hardliners turned the screw on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak. The UK leader's position looked increasingly vulnerable after Robert Jenrick said he had resigned due to "strong disagreements with the direction" of the government's policy…
17 mins ago
Nigeria made the final three shortlists for the 2023 Confederation of African Football (CAF) Women’s National Team of the Year award.
18 mins ago
Murder charges were filed Wednesday against two Americans over the deaths of animation pioneer and Quebec philanthropist Daniel Langlois and his partner on the island of Dominica, local police said. The bodies of Langlois and Dominique Marchand, who had been missing for several days, were found incinerated in a car on Friday near Gallion, in…
22 mins ago
Luis Suarez scored twice in his farewell match for Gremio as the Brazilian side defeated Fluminense 3-2 at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday.
33 mins ago
A Russian teenager on Thursday shot dead a classmate and injured five others before killing herself in a school in Bryansk near the Ukrainian border, investigators said. School shootings are relatively rare in Russia, which has strict gun laws, but have become more common in recent years. "A 14-year-old girl brought a pump-action shotgun to…
1 hour ago
Senate President, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, says the 10th National Assembly will give priority to bills and laws concerning Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) to ensure their inclusivity in the affairs of the country.
1 hour ago
Further strengthening its presence in the Nigeria market, Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, has partnered with Tolaram Group, as its new distributor in the country.
1 hour ago
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Beta Edu, has raised concern over what she described as the insufficient allocation of funds to the disability commission in the 2024 budget.
1 hour ago
National President, Association for Formidable Educational Development (AFED), Emmanuel Orji Kanu, has emphasised the need for continuous teachers’ training programmes to position them for 21st century challenges. Kanu, who spoke with journalists on the sideline of the convocation ceremony for 124 graduates of Buckingham University, United Kingdom, Diploma programme, said educators must be constantly trained…
2 hours ago
A Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategic Studies, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Sunday Adebisi, has appealed to government at all levels to make significant investment in entrepreneurship, saying it is fundamental to the growth of any nation’s economy.