Saturday, 10th June 2023

Chief Obafemi Awolowo.

29 Jul 2019
I believe the more we understand one another, the more we will reduce the chances of war or terrorism and of man’s violence against man’ -Hiebert (1988) Each passing...
26 Jul 2019
The Nasrul lahi l Fatih Society (NASFAT) felicitates with a political and journalism icon, Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande who turned 90.
17 Jul 2019
Olusegun Osoba, reporter, editor, politician and now statesman at 80, deserves all the encomiums he’s being getting this week.
2 Jul 2019
Forget all the fine words about Mungo Park discovering the River Niger. What urgently needs to be discovered is the country called Nigeria...
28 Jun 2019
The Macpherson Constitution of 1951 sought to homogenise Nigeria on a unitarist route oriented the Nigeria nationalists movement towards building a civic nationhood. They were not thinking in terms of ethno-nationalist terms, they wanted a Nigeria for all. This was dealt a fatal blow by the 1953 Constitutional Conference in London which railroaded Nigeria towards…
20 Jun 2019
Only one ruler of Egypt since the country became a republic in 1953 died a normal death. None has retired in peace. On Monday June 17, deposed...
17 May 2019
On September 13, 1919 was born a great man of letters, a consummate and dedicated Administrator, a dye in the wood...
5 May 2019
I don’t believe there is any spell working against Afenifere. People get whatever they work for. What happened is that we have had some disloyal...
26 Apr 2019
Chief Obafemi Awolowo, premier of the Western Region, introduced free primary education in the region on January 17, 1955. He threw the doors of education wide open to his people. They flocked in. Poor parents could not miss the opportunity to give their children a better future for free. By 1962, primary school enrolment in…
24 Apr 2019
In the mid-eighties, I took an avid interest in the so-called North –South dialogue when the world, a little sensible at the time...
17 Apr 2019
This year’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration a couple of months ago triggered discussions of sad memories of our tortuous journey through military incursion into politics, which consequences were also felt in the just concluded general elections. Specifically, at press time, a committee was still sitting on alleged undemocratic role the armed forces (and police)…
22 Mar 2019
There has been for some time in this country, a contrived but absolutely needless Arts versus Science controversy, including a distracting comparison...


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In commemoration of this year’s World Menstrual Hygiene Day, The Healthy African Girl Foundation (THAG), recently organised an outreach to Government Girls’ Secondary School Dutse, Abuja, where it provided menstrual waste disposal system and menstrual hygiene support to 1,800 girls.
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As part of efforts to empower women to start up Spa businesses by creating affordable space for clients to unburden stress, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Organique SPA, Mrs. Ramat Alli Balogun, recently organised a five-day master class for some women in Lagos State.
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n furtherance of its commitment to bridge the economic gender gap towards achieving financial inclusion, HerVest, a fintech dedicated to providing financial access for women through a Gender Lens Investment (GLI) approach, has launched a unique USSD code, *7213#, to allow more women access inclusive financial services.
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My childhood was bittersweet. I had some sweet experiences as a child before the trajectory of my life changed when I turned age 10 and got raped. So yes, discovering my purpose a few years ago made me understand that everything about my childhood was preparing me for the life that I live now.
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Despite President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s meeting with 109 Senators-elect and 360 House of Representatives members-elect at the President Villa, Abuja, to seek their support for the chosen candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the leadership of the 10th National Assembly, there are indications that the candidates are still not convinced of their chances of victory when the lawmakers-elect cast their votes on Tuesday.