Features

Border closure, bags of rice

Border closure: Since Nigerians no longer come, our businesses threatened —Benin Republic traders

Following the Federal Government’s border closure to smuggling, ADEKUNLE SULAIMON who visited adjoining Benin Republic communities along Seme border, reports ...
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100 Ibadan residents benefit from free medical test, eye scan

About 100 people; both male and female of all age brackets on Saturday benefited from a free medical outreach and ...
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alani of idoani

How Idoani used oba’s fifth anniversary to empower widows, the needy

ON Saturday, 12th October, sons and daughters of Idoani from across the world converged on the town to celebrate the ...
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NDDC, ondo state, niger delta development commission

Abuja responsible for NDDC’s failure —Enikuomehin

Dr Benson Enikuomehin, a legal practitioner and politician, represented Ondo State on the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission ...
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Adebutu, Buhari, Gowon, Baba Ijebu, Kessington, ooni of ife, chieftaincy title, School

I was rascally, but determined to succeed —Adebutu, Baba Ijebu

ADEKUNLE OLADINI, AKIN ADEWAKUN, OTARU OVOSI, SYLVESTER OKORUWA, SEGUN KASALI and LANRE ADEWOLE sat with the new Odole of Ife, ...
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poverty , Spectator to Spectacular, mandela washington fellow, orphan empowerment society

In ten years, I see myself lifting millions of Africans out of extreme poverty — Olugbenga Ogunbowale

Olugbenga Ogunbowale is a psychologist, a Mandela Washington Fellow and the founder of Epower.ng. As a leader, he organises Spectator ...
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adoption

People need more enlightenment on adoption —Omobola Thompson

Mrs Omobola Thompson is a Public Health practitioner, a preacher and a gender advocate with over 27 years of working ...
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out of school, children

7 million children with disabilities are out of school in Nigeria —Basirat Razaq-Shuaib, SDGs and disability-inclusion advocate

Basirat Razaq-Shuaib is an author, an educationist, a cognitive specialist and a finance expert. An SDG enthusiast and CEO of ...
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As a cancer survivor, I understand that too many Nigerians are just one illness away from falling deeper into poverty — Adaeze Oreh, family physician and SDG advocate

Adaeze Oreh is a family physician, a columnist and a 2019 Aspen Institute New Voices Fellow. She contributed towards the ...
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iconography

Benin iconography exhibition opens October 26

ALL is set for ‘Uhunmwenwheehinmwen’, a solo travelling exhibition on Benin iconography and semiotics by Princess Theresa Oghogho Iyase-Odozi of ...
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AFRIFF, nigerian filmmakers, festival, social causes

Women take centre stage at AFRIFF 2019

THE activities of this year’s Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) with the theme ‘Sheroes’ have been unveiled. The ninth edition ...
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Nigerians, tourism, culture

Minister unfolds government’s agenda for culture, tourism

CYNICS who think that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will not focus on culture and tourism in his second tenure have ...
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Serial Killer, sister

Telling a tale of 2 twisted sisters

Oyinkan Braithwaite’s book, my Sister, the Serial Killer, was on the 2019 Booker prize longlist. The beauty of the book ...
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successful Nigerian entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurship

Learning from successful Nigerian entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship has been a part of human existence because of its essence as a means of production. Thus over time, ...
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Cascading Waters: Of forgiveness and second chances

TITOLUWA Olumideko’s fiction, ‘Cascading Waters’, is a beautifully-crafted story that reveals that no matter one’s mistake in life, one can ...
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amcon

N5trn debts: Why AMCON may find it difficult to recover money

ARM-TWISTING has been described in certain quartets as, the use of threat, coercion, or other  forms of pressure and persuasion ...
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home

Life in old people’s Homes: How caregivers cope with stubborn and funny residents

BY 6:30 a.m., he had already woken up for the daily family morning prayers, in readiness for another day of ...
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girls boko haram

Five years in captivity: Parents of remaining Chibok girls still await their return

Today marks the fifth year when 276 girls were abducted from the Government Day Secondary School, in Chibok, Borno State ...
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gospel music, God, Church

As gospel musicians, we sing God’s mind to the people —Yemi Oluwadaisi

Yemi Oluwadaisi is a voice-over artiste, a producer, gospel musician and researcher at a broadcast station. In this interview with ...
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William, Guide me

Guide me o thou great Jehovah

If Isaac Watts is known as the father of English hymnody, William Williams (1717-1791) is considered by many to be ...
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North , Church

North will want to continue in power beyond 2023 —Primate Ayodele

Founder and head of Inri Evangelical Spiritual Church, with headquarters in Lagos, Primate Elijah Ayodele, is a seer known for ...
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Islamic worldview

Why all Muslims should know the Islamic worldview (II)

The issue of embracing and living the Islamic worldview that deifies Almighty Allah alone, and forsaking the faulty ones that ...
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worldview

Why all Muslims should know the Islamic worldview

A worldview is a comprehensive view of the world we live in and interact with. The view is not physical, ...
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mosque

Senegal opens ‘biggest mosque in West Africa’ today

SENEGAL’S influential Mouride Brotherhood will today inaugurate a 30,000-capacity mosque in the capital, Dakar, touted as the largest in West ...
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