Features

Educating the youth in pain, agony

MARY, not real name, is an engineer. She graduated from LadokeAkintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State in Electrical/Electronics Engineering ...
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Abolarin College,Oke-Ila: Noiseless revolution in education

A noiseless revolution is on-going in the hilly town of Oke-Ila in Osun State where a traditional ruler’s passion for ...
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How love of money, ease of access, peer pressure power substance abuse among youths

Drug has become the food that fuels many Nigerian youths despite awareness campaigns and preventive measures emplaced by the government ...
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Amotekun: Malami must realise that S/West is not a conquered territory —Olajide, YCE chief

THE Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, drew the ire of eminent lawyers and people across the ...
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It will be double standard to allow Hisbah and disallow Amotekun —Nwolise

THE establishment of Western Nigeria Security Network named Operation Amotekun appears to have put to test the kind of federalism ...
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truth

I’ll rather be dead than suppress truth for fear of consequences of telling it —Farooq Kperogi

Why have you refused to see anything good in Buhari and his government? I am a journalist and a journalism ...
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Anyanwu

Nigerian govt has continually misplaced its priorities —Faustina Anyanwu, health professional and media practitioner

YOU are a health professional and a life coach. What kind of health practitioner are you? And what does a ...
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I almost blew up the laboratory in secondary school —Prof  Adeyinka Falusi

I was born many years ago to the family of Chief Ologbenla of Efon Alaye. I went to Queen School, ...
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It’s not good for any woman to manipulate herself into position of authority —Fawale, Poly Ibadan Registrar

Mrs Modupe Theresa Fawale, the registrar of The Polytechnic Ibadan, Nigeria, in this interview by MODUPE GEORGE, speaks about how ...
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Ironsi

Apotheosis of Ironsi

THERE is an almost general acknowledgment that “The Class of 1966”, that is, the northern revenge coup plotters that killed ...
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Why I love Nigerian literature —South African poet, Natalia Molebatsi

WHY are you a writer? I’m a writer because first, it’s a gift from my ancestors. I didn’t ask for ...
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With Ojo Bakare, culture set for greater heights in Ekiti

GOVERNOR of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi is known for upholding competence as the gold standard for appointments into his ...
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A book for all Ekiti indigenes

Ekiti State Book of Facts is a 311-page educative material written by a legal practitioner and law lecturer at the ...
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DJ Bullock theatre contest: Dramatising a nation in crises

FOR the second year, the DJ Bullock Endowment Fund Committee organised a theatre contest among public secondary schools in Oyo ...
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Kola Akintola: An artist’s efforts to make arts attractive

KOLA Akintola’s recent art exhibition at the Alliance Francaise, Ibadan, shows how concerned he is about the welfare of Nigerian ...
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Libya

From the contemptible to the commendable, here are events which shaped 2019

Onnoghen’s fall Onnoghen’s trial started when a petition was filed by a civil rights group at the Code of Conduct ...
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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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No conflict between me and Woli Agba —Ajewole, Oti Gan Pa

You became a household name with your hit, Alfa Sule, later turned to Oti Gan Pa. It seems that is ...
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Why Nigerian pastors should refrain from telling lies —Apostle Paul

What is your position on the state of the church in Nigeria? Blessed be the name of God. If study ...
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One religion, different doctrines! X-ray of beliefs, positions of denominations in Christendom

There is a pathetic story of a 14-day-old baby girl born prematurely and severely jaundiced, a medical challenge that needed ...
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Sultan of Sokoto

Islamic bodies condole with CAN, Christians over slain priest

THE Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), The Muslim Congress (TMC), the Muslim Media Watch ...
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What’s so difficult about the Islamic calendar?

IMAGINE if for the months of September, October and December, one had to wait until the 29th night of the ...
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Muhammad

The seven phases of Prophet Muhammad’s life

TRADITIONAL scholarship divides Prophet Muhammad’s life into Makkan and Madinahn phases. This is chronologically valid and represents the two broad ...
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