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2 days ago
Last Thursday, I was once more privileged to witness Dr. Josef-Ken Onoh’s brevity in the restoration of the Enugu city master plan which has been over-abused in different parts of the coal city. Onoh moved the Enugu Capital Territory Development Authority (ECTDA) bulldozers and reduced to rumbles the oddity of the National Youth Council of…
28 Jul
The current rising rate of inflation, the slowdown in growth rate, and other pressures bearing down hard against the Nigerian economy speak to the realities of the times we are living in. Further, the closure of over 50 bakeries in Abuja due to a rise in the cost of operations and the inability to meet…
22 Jul
The crypto market experienced a huge surge of popularity in recent years, especially after the latest bull market phase, which started after the Bitcoin halving and subsequent bull cycle in 2020. It was the longest bull cycle to date, with the greatest results not just for Bitcoin but for many other cryptocurrencies that have experienced…
16 Jul
It is like a carnival, but one more sublime -- with a deep cultural and spiritual tenor. The king sits on high in majestic splendour as the regberegbe (age grades) attired in distinct but beautifully coruscating regalia and costumes saunters through paying homage; there is a freewheeling display of cultural sophistication – art, music, poetry,…
8 Jul
A new study has revealed that the presidential candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has outperformed the two other major presidential candidates - Peter Obi of Labour Party and Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC - on positive ratio metrics in all the mentions from all discussions…
7 Jun
One fateful night in 2018, we travelled to Bauchi from Kano in a commercial car. We arrived at the metropolis around 10pm. Guess what. Like a remote village, the town was dark with poor road network and potholed road system, provoking all the people in our car (most of whom were none indegenes of Bauchi) to…
2 Jun
Bone marrow transplant is one of the most effective treatments for blood disorders and many types of cancers (i.e. leukaemias, lymphomas, aplastic anaemia, immune deficiency disorders, Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) and some solid tumour cancers) that have caused the death of or significantly disrupted the lives of many individuals- both old and young across the…
2 Jun
“Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine heart be hasty to utter anything before God: for God is in heaven, and thou upon earth: therefore let thy words be few. For a dream cometh through the multitude of business; and a fool's voice is known by multitude of words” Ecclesiastes 5: 2…
1 Jun
On Tuesday 31st May 2022 and shortly before his departure to Spain, Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari had a closed-door meeting with the twenty-two Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress. The main agenda of the meeting was to brainstorm on the forthcoming APC national convention to nominate the presidential flag bearer of the ruling All…
1 Jun
The Equiano cable, named after Nigerian-born writer and abolitionist Olaudah Equiano, is a cutting-edge infrastructure based on space-division multiplexing (SDM) technology, with 12 fiber pairs and a design capacity of 144Tbps, roughly 20 times more network capacity than the previous cable built to serve this region. Olaudah was born in the Eboe (Igbo) region of…
31 May
Less than a year to the end of President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure, Nigerians across states, gender, income groups, religions, political orientations, and educational qualifications are vocalizing their expectations about the character and competence of his ideal successor. Seven years after the retired general rode into office on the slogan of “Change” with promises to address…
31 May
Prejudice is an opinion without judgement, one can still be heavily criticised for being kind. The fact that we are not equally gifted or blessed is an opportunity for the rich to give charity as giving charity to the deserving is not just charity but justice. In a video that went viral recently, the First…
28 May
When the newly sworn-in Governor of Oyo State, His Excellency Seyi Makinde, announced in his inauguration address that he would be donating his monthly salary to the teacher pensioners’ fund, little did the people of Oyo State know that this token was just the beginning of what his administration would go on to do for…

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An attacker stabbed 10 people to death in Kerman province in southern Iran due to "personal differences", before being arrested by police, state media reported Monday.
19 mins ago
Six migrants were found dead at sea and others were missing after their boat sank Monday off the coast of Algeria, local television reported, adding six survivors were rescued.
20 mins ago
Nigerian artiste, Kizz Daniel (real name:Oluwatobilola Daniel Anidugbe) has been arrested by the Tanzania police for a breach of contract. The Buga singer who was billed to perform at his own concert tagged “Afro Classic World Tour” simply did not show up. Early today, videos of the concert goers destroying properties in the concert surfaced…
25 mins ago
Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka on Monday condemned a viral video on social media showing members of the Pyrates Confraternity mocking the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu during a procession. Soyinka in a statement said he was appalled at the lyrics of the song. In the video, the Pyrates’ members…
27 mins ago
A Sri Lankan court on Monday released on bail top leftist trade union leader Joseph Stalin, whose arrest had sparked international condemnation and widespread protests.