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Nigerian Education Malaise

"John Bull my son, I sent you to school, you don’t know how to spell your name...” Old nursery rhyme. Over the week, I could not ... Full story

The rising rate of poverty in Nigeria

The recent report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) that a staggering 112.519 million Nigerians live in relative poverty conditions is alarming. ... Full story

Infiltration of illegal weapons into Nigeria

The recent news report that some weapons looted in Libya have infiltrated Nigeria is distressing. It portends great danger and should worry those ... Full story

Rape of 41 teenage schoolgirls

It is quite unfortunate that some young schoolgirls travelling from Enugu to Lagos for the Easter holiday were attacked, robbed and subsequently raped ... Full story

Editorial Suite

Frauds have become a part of our political culture and acts of fraud do not surprise people anymore These days, stories on fraud do not ...

Multimillion-Dollar Mess in NGOs

Three major Nigerian Non-Governmental Organisations indicted for misappropriating donor funds General Yakubu Gowon, Nigeria’s former military head of state, is bound to be shocked at the ...

Our NGOs Have a Case to Answer

Onyebuchi Chukwu, minister of health, speaks to Tobs Agbaegbu, senior associate editor, and Sule Elaigwu, reporter/researcher, on the indictment of  Yakubu Gowon Centre and other ...

Undeterred by Emergency Rule

Boko Haram’s very successful outings in recent times are a proof that its activities cannot be curtailed by the emergency rule imposed on 15 local ...

Editorial Suite

Gbenga Daniel is having sleepless nights over questions being raised concerning the way he ran the affairs of Ogun State for eight years Otunba Gbenga ...

Battle of Political Titans

A government White Paper just released indicts Gbenga Daniel of illegal land deals but his aide says the former governor’s hands are clean For nine months ...

Daniel’s Hands Are Clean

Sina Kawonise, former commissioner for information under the Gbenga Daniel administration in Ogun State, speaks to Demola Abimboye, principal associate editor, on the indictment of ...

The Race for PDP’s Big Chair

 It is likely that the next national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, will emerge through a consensus arrangement despite the opposition of some ...

Mystery “Baby Esther”

Medical tests show that she has no blood relationship with her “parents” and workers at a hospital  in Abia State, where she was delivered say ...

The 13 Percent War

Northern elites and their counterparts in the South-South engage in rancorous arguments on existing revenue allocation formula under which oil producing states get 13 percent ...

Oil Is Not for Niger Delta Alone

Tanko Yakasai, elder statesman and  a  leading political voice in the North, speaks to Chimezie  Enyiocha, reporter/researcher, on the demand by the Northern Governors’ Forum ...

Another “Operation Fool The People” of Kwara

A N70 billion agricultural project packaged after the controversial Zimbabwe farmers initiative of the Saraki administration which became a drain on public funds is in ...

Yes, He’s a Thief

James Ibori, former Delta State governor, admits before a London court that he, indeed, stole public funds The long arms of the law have caught up ...

The Celebration of Ojukwu

Thousands of people receive the remains of the late Biafra warlord in major Nigerian towns and cities  If the dead could see, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, popularly known ...

Nigeria Today

Author: DADA OLUWASEYI SAMUELPosted to the web: 10/28/2011 12:37:24 PMEndowed with numerous natural resources not excludingabilities of different kinds.Endowed body without head! Things done in ... Full story

Ndigbo after Ojukwu

With Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu dead, who is the next leader of the Igbo? His death on November 26, 2011, even at the age of 78, came ...

I’m New Leader of the Igbo

Ralph Uwazuruike, leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, speaks to Chris Ajaero, deputy general editor, on his ...

Jimoh Ibrahim Is 45

Jimoh Ibrahim, lawyer. group managing director of Global Fleet and publisher of Newswatch magazine, turns 45 He is a businessman who has carved a niche for ...

An Elder’s Words of Wisdom for Leaders

Jerry Gana, professor and former minister of information, advises Nigerian leaders to make the poor and the needy the centre of all their plans for ...

Looting of Treasury at the Top

Author: oladeinde jinaduPosted to the web: 10/25/2011 11:42:38 PMEffective from January 1, 2001, the annual salary of the president of the United States was doubled ... Full story

Ini Edo Wedding Video

It seems like she's jumping up for the dollars and.... common it's kind of embarrassing to keep pulling up your dress, she should have worn ... Full story

Theyab Awana: UAE footballer is Dead

  The United Arab Emirates winger Theyab Awana, who became an internet sensation when he scored a back-heeled penalty in the summer, has died following a ... Full story

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Indicted Companies, Their Owners

Many highly placed Nigerians who own some of the companies indicted for fuel subsidy offences are likely to be arraigned in court this week The stage ...

Still a Killing Field

Fear and grief take the centre stage again in Jos after another round of crisis leading to the death of more than140 persons including two ...

Battle to Save LGs

A presidential committee headed by retired Justice Alfa Belgore suggests ways to salvage the nation’s local governments from the over bearing influence of state governors The ...

Twist in the Akpabio’s Murder Case

The family of the murdered Akpabio brothers rejects the setting up of a security committee to investigate the multiple murder incident and demands explanation for ...

Akwa Ibom Triumphs

Cross River State loses its bid to reclaim 76 oil wells which it lost through its declassification as a littoral state For Godswill Akpabio, governor of ...

Danger at the Door

Fear of religious war looms as Boko Haram sect targets churches and Christians for attacks T he   ordination   ceremony of Matthew Hassan Kukah as the Catholic ...

Danger at the Door

Fear of religious war looms as Boko Haram sect targets churches and Christians for attacks T he   ordination   ceremony of Matthew Hassan Kukah as the Catholic ...

Christians Have a Right to Defend Themselves

Gabriel Osu, monsignor and director of communications, Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, speaks to Anthony Akaeze, assistant editor, on a number of issues relating to the ...

It’s Not a War Against Christians

Lateef Adegbite, secretary general, Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, speaks to Dike Onwuamaeze, principal staff writer, and Ishaya Ibrahim, staff writer, on Boko Haram. Excerpts: Newswatch: ...

On the Rise Again

Cases of kidnapping are again on the increase in Imo State There is an upsurge in kidnapping in Imo State. The cases are much more than ...