It was a typical Ibadan, Yoruba upbringing that is deep in the tradition and culture of my people. I was born and bred in what we could call the Yoruba compound system, where anybody who was of your parents’ age was your parent.
Encomiums as Lawal bows out of NDPHC
Amid pomp and pageantry, the Director, Communications and Public Relations, Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC), Yakubu Itopa Lawal, bowed out after 10 years of meritorious service.
Adekunle: Grit, gravitas of a quintessential civil servant
To the ordinary mind, Mr. Olusegun Adeyemi Adekunle’s public service career spanning 36 years bears bold marks of grit, grace and gravitas in a nation where genuine public service is sadly scarce.
Broadcast content across borders
TStv Returns, Makes Second Entry On Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary After what was reported as a disappointing false start last year, digital satellite TV service providers, TStv Africa, made a second entry into the Nigerian and Africa broadcast space on October 1 with a promise that it is kicking off with the pay per view…
Umar-Farouq… A facelift for humanitarian intervention
Transparency Watch recently adjudged the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, the Best Minister in 12 months of President Muhammadu Buhari second term. Instead of rolling out the drums to celebrate the achievement, she says it calls for more work and not celebration. The Northeast of Nigeria is one geo-political…
Chi Nzelu: Transforming business through innovation, prudence
The rank of Diaspora Nigerians who have distinguished themselves in various fields is swelling. The Business Insider named Chinedum Nzelu the Business Inside Transformer. WITH this feet, Nzelu, Head of Macro e-Commerce at JP Morgan, thus becomes one of the 100 people transforming business in Europe, Chi, as he is fondly called by friends and…
Lateef Adegbite: Untold story eight years after
It is inconceivable that there can be a dearth of credible sources for Dr. Lateef Adegbite’s biography. He was an Attorney-General in Law and Secretary-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs. It is acknowledged that several pages have been written about him by researchers, journalists, and others in the business of writing. Yet,…
Ruin, devastation, loss of lives as Kebbi goes under water
“In the last 100 years, we have never witnessed flooding of this magnitude in Kebbi State. Majority of our people were badly affected. Many houses collapsed and farmlands were wiped-off.
CISLAC partners lawmakers, others on security
The connection between national security and economic growth can’t be overemphasised. For Nigeria as a nation, the country in the last decade had witnessed series of unending crises from ethnicity, to religion and lately the insurgency
From hawking fruits, Oluamachi finds musical voice
Until recently, the nine-year-old Catholic Church adoration singer, Joseph Oluomachi Opara, the third child of Mr. and Mrs. Berthram Opara, was only known within the narrow circle of his immediate family, school and the church choir. But today, the lad has become a household name, courtesy of his good voice.
How zoom transformed communication, interaction in Nigeria
Nigerian is a typical Third World country. While it has the unique positive characteristics that stands it out, its infrastructure deficit is so pronounced that it has become a source of national embarrassment.
MCSN’s Gocreate App now on App stores
The new tracking and monitoring technology, ‘Gocreate App’ launched by the Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria (MCSN) at the World Music Day webinar held on June 21, 2020, is now available for download on App stores.
Muhammed: SIP a fraud, conduit pipe for handlers
When it was operated directly from the Office of the Vice President, people like I raised issues on the way and manner that it was being run; the benchmarks that were being used to dish out the money; the elitists creations involving computers and other stuff.