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When marriage is a crime

By Julius Oweh The marriage institution in all climes is revered and adored because it is at the core of human existence. The Glorious Koran and Holy Bible speak glowingly of the benefits of marriage and human beings are admonished to take the institution very seriously. In African society, marriage is seen as a sign […]

Bishop David Oyedepo and US visa denial?

By Anthony Ademiluyi During this week, the news was agog with the ‘news’ of the visa denial of the Founder and General Overseer of the Living Faith Church or Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo by the United States Consulate in Lagos. The ‘news’ had it that the prosperity Bishop was so livid with anger at […]

Mass failure in university: A sarcastic humour

By Ogunaike Samuel The university among other things, is the power base of intellect. It tends to be immeasurably respected that the graduates from other tertiary institutions such as colleges and polytechnics would remain unsatisfied and literarily unfulfilled without having a bite of the wholesome contents that it promises. This super and superb position of […]

Silence no longer golden

By Saleh Ibrahim Bature Nigeria conflicts with itself. Nigerians from every part of the country are complaining about the escalating crime wave in the country. People are disenchanted. There is fear of uncertainty about the future of our country. This explains why Nigerians look so forlorn. Last week, Aljazeera reported that over 12 countries in […]

As UK leaves EU…

By Luke MeGee, CNN After 1,316 days of political turmoil, the UK now stands alone as the first nation to have ever left the European Union. It has ended the careers of two Prime Ministers and left the very future of the United Kingdom in question. Scotland’s case for independence is becoming harder to ignore […]

Soldiers thwart Boko Haram attacks in Borno

The Nigerian Army troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have thwarted efforts by the Boko Haram insurgents to attack some soft targets in Borno. The troops have also continued to continued to decimate the insurgent from different encounters across the North East. The Nigerian Army Operations Media Coordinator, Col. Aminu Iliyasu, disclosed this in a statement […]

Medical expert debunks notions on epilepsy

A medical practitioner, Dr. Chinekwu Anyanwu, has said that epilepsy and seizure diseases have no spiritual implications, as it is widely believed, but  are rather  natural diseases like any other sickness that deserves orthodox medical care involving experts. Anyanwu, an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgeon of Virginia Tech University School of Medicine Roanoke, VA, […]

Listen to Nigerians … Northern elder counsels govt

A founding member of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) and former Presidential Adviser, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai, has called on the government of the day to pay greater attention to the progressive views of Nigerias towards preserving the unity of the country. Alhaji Yakassai made the remarks when he chaired a meeting of eminent Nigerian leaders […]

NUC finalises review of varsity curriculum

Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, said the agency was in the final stage of “a draft review” of Nigeria’s university curriculum. Rasheed stated this at a high-level interactive dialogue commemorating this year’s International Day of Education at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Speaking as a panelist at […]

Reign of terror on our roads

By Rich Odu Motor Park touting, from some indications, is as old as the transportation business in Nigeria. Over time, the touting has gone through various stages of evolution.  And today, it appears to loom larger than life and has, indeed, assumed kingship, rather than remain an adjunct, in the transportation business in many Nigerian […]