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    2face donates 3.5m to IDPs

    Nigerian Afro-pop superstar, Innocent Idibia, better known as 2face, has  donated the sum of N3.5m to Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs,  The donation was made through United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR, in Lagos Speaking at the presentation of the cheque in Lagos, 2face said that he was deeply moved when he visited IDPs camps […]

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    Release El-Zakzaky now! – Falana

    Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria SAN has demanded the immediate release of detained Shiite leaders El-Zakzaky. In a letter sent to the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami, the fiery crusader stated that he will sue the govt again if they fail to comply. Recall that in December 2016, Justice Gabriel Kolawole […]

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    Moving forward after the SE Governors meeting.

    A couple of takeaways got me excited at the just concluded South-East Governors meeting.  The first was the seeming resolution of differences between governors Rochas Okorocha and Willie Obiano going by the warm and friendly manner they greeted each other. Recall that the duo had recently engaged is a needless war of words. The second […]

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    Nwodo excited as South-East Governors meet, elect Umahi Chairman.

    The President General of Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, has expressed optimism as Governors from the South-East region met in Enugu today. He commended the governors on their synergy and solidarity saying that such tonic was very essential for regional integration and progress. He said that one of the promises made by Ohaneze Ndi […]

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    I was the first to start TSA, says Obiano in his journey so far.

    Governor Willie Obiano recently had a rare parley with press men to tell his story in the success Anambra state has become in recent years. It was an interesting discourse in which he the enumerated challenges he met and successes achieved so far. Among other things he revealed how he was chosen by his predecessor […]

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    Kemi makes Nigeria proud in Ukraine.

    While some talentless ones are holed up in one house somewhere in South Africa displaying empty sachets of pure water as boobs, talented and beautiful Kemi Oke, a Nigerian medical student in Ukraine killed it at the Voice of Ukraine Blind Audition as she wowed judges and the audience with her flawless rendition of Adele’s […]

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    Fayose dismisses speculation over his presence at Akeredolu’s inauguration.

    Gov. Ayo Fayose of Ekiti yesterday dismissed speculation about his presence at the swearing-in ceremony of Ondo state governor Rotimi Akeredolu, stating that he was there as part of his commitment to Yoruba unity. Speculation was rife over the online media that the governor may likely dump his party given the manner he had toned down […]

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    Impeach Obiano now – PDP, APGA dismisses it as laughable

    The Anambra state chapter of PDP has demanded Governor Willie Obiano’s impeachment. This was made known on Monday after a stakeholders meeting of the party.   The party accused the governor of constitutional abuse when he travelled abroad and spent 30 days without transmitting a letter to that effect to the state House of  Assembly as […]

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    PDP: Like Sheriff, like Jonathan.

    Peace is not the absence of conflict, it is the ability to cope with conflict by peaceful means.~Ronald Reagan Widely regarded by many Americans as the greatest president, the above quote was in an address by the 40th POTUS at the commencement exercises of Eureka College (Illinois) in May 1982. Remarkably he was equally commemorating […]

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    The legal profession is the most boring job!

    If you are one hell of an adrenaline junkie then don’t even think of learning to speak Latin let alone going to study law because your typical day at work is more likely to be filled with yawns than heart-pounding excitement. This is because a new study recently published by recruitment experts Emolument has revealed […]

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    Obiano awarded Silverbird Man of the Year.

    The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano has been awarded the Silverbird Man of the Year Award. The Governor who has received numerous awards for his outstanding leadership dedicated the award to the youths and once again restated his commitment to purposeful leadership while charging others in public office to lead by example. Speaking at […]

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    Scholarship at Dalarna University Sweden

    This Swedish University has years scholarship opportunities for international students. The language of instruction is in Swedish or English depending on the course of study. A full-time student can obtain an undergraduate degree in 3 years and the beauty is that their system of allows independent study with support from teachers. European education has high […]

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    Free Audu Maikori by Adebayo Ajagunna

    Without a doubt, AUDU MAIKORI is a star of his generation. At 40 Audu has achieved more than many septuagenarian Nigerians will ever achieve in 10 lifetimes. I first met Audu when he was still a law student at the University of Jos. He and his crew were some of the smartest young guys I […]

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    Inspired by a sobbing pupil.

    This morning I took my daughter to her music school competition. It was a small event with just about 10 kids and parents. After a brief wait at the hallway, while pleasantries were exchanged we were ushered into the classroom with all set and ready. When we were all seated the instructor called on the […]

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    Apostle Suleiman as the tipping point.

    Religion is the opium of the people ~ Karl Marx One of the greatest sayings in the history of mankind. Karl Marx could not have put it better. Some say he was so ahead of his time that even in this age he would have still been among the greatest philosophers.  I am not a […]

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    Special relationship trauma?

    He will have seen May as that most desperate of creatures: the house buyer who rashly sold her old house before she had found a new one. Having tossed away Britain’s keys to the European single market, she will soon be homeless – and Trump knows it. ~ Jonathan Freedland It was never going to […]

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    On Trump’s Muslim ban by Nze Anizor

    I neither believe nor accept that religion is the problem of Nigeria or the world. Religion is just a crutch which people, tribes or countries fighting for land, economic or political supremacy use to justify their blood lust. Ban religion and they will locate another crutch quickly. So Islam is violent? Are there no Muslims […]

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    On deodorants and insecticides.

    The most useful thing about a principle is that it can always be sacrificed to expediency. ~Somerset Maugham I may not rightly guess what was going through the mind of the famous British playwright when he made the above quote but it appears in almost every collection of his favourite quotes. Realistically, when a principle […]

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    The growing domestic abuse and the need for true feminism.

    “Abandon the idea that you will forever be the victim of the things that have happened to you. Choose to be a victor.” ~ Seth Adam Smith A few days ago I came across a news story about the wife of Lagos state governor charging female lawyers to be more vocal on the issue of […]