Category: Special Report

2019: Time to Build, Innovate and Grow (BIG) By Kingsley Moghalu

•By Kingsley Moghalu The choice that faces Nigeria in the 2019 presidential election is one between progress and retrogression, between scary poverty and the prospect...

Herdsmen-Farmers’ Clashes Today: Ecology, Class and Categorical Politics in Contemporary Nigeria

Omotoye Olorode, retired radical Emeritus Professor of Botany at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, delivered this lead paper in a symposium organised by the...

2019 Election: Uba Brothers, Ukachukwu, Ifeanyi Battle for Soul of Anambra South

•BY OSOLOKA NNAMDI in Awka• Following the swearing in of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State for a second term in office two weeks ago, the political attention...

Ayade: Celebrating a Harbinger of Hope at 50

By Linus Obogo• There are usually two sets of people in this world. Those who will only be remembered when they leave, for the problems they created, and those who...

Obiano’s Memorable Farewell to Ekwueme

By James Eze The burial of the former Vice President, Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme will go down as one of the evergreen moments in recent memory. It was one long moment...

2019: Don’t Over-task Patience of Nigerians Obasanjo Lashes at Buhari

•The Way Out: A Clarion Call for Coalition for Nigeria Movement, a special press statement by former president Olusegun Obasanjo• FULL STATEMENT: Since we are still...

Osinbajo Says Govt, AfDB are Working together to Reduce Poverty, Create Jobs

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has said that the West African country is working with the African Development Bank in reducing poverty by creating jobs....

APC May Split into Two Opposing Factions

2018 in Prophesy By Bishop Okwudili Eze of the Zion Heritage and Miracle Ministries For Zion Heritage and Miracle Ministries, it shall be a year of ON EAGLES WINGS with...

DAKUKU PETERSIDE: The Quintessential, Revolutionary Administrator at 47

By EZE CHUKWUEMEKA EZE• Hurray! Hurray!! Hurray o!!! Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Administration...

Abia’s ‘Budget of Partnerships and Opportunities’

2018 Budget presented by OKEZIE VICTOR IKPEAZU, Governor of Abia State to the State House of Assembly on Friday, December22, 2017 It is my honour and pleasure to...

PDP Has An Unequalled Record of Growing Our Economy, Says Atiku

By Atiku Abubakar• I believe in Nigeria. I believe in one Nigeria where all our people have equal opportunity. I believe in one Nigeria where we all share a common...

Dangote, Congo Plant and the Imperative of African Industrialisation

By Ehiedu Iweriebor• The Dangote Group of Nigeria, one of the pre-eminent industrial conglomerates in Africa, in pursuit of its pan-African development and...

Go And Drive the Growth of Our National Economy, Olayinka Advises Graduands

Address by the Vice-Chancellor, PROFESSOR ABEL IDOWU OLAYINKA at the convocation ceremony of the University of Ibadan on Thursday It is indeed a delight and pleasure to...

Betting on Africa to Feed the World (SPECIAL REPORT)

This is a lecture Delivered by Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President, African Development Bank, World Food Prize Laureate 2017, at Norman Borlaug Lecture at Iowa State...

Obiano: An Outstanding First Half (SPECIAL REPORT)

By James Eze• In the game of football, the First Half might be a mix bag of results. Sometimes, great coaches show their hands early enough with sound tactical...

Murder In the Meadow Provokes Abia Community

The recent cold-blood murder of a 60 year-old man, Chief Chikezie Okeigwe in his orchard by a yet to be identified killer has struck a sharp blade in the hearts of the...

ADB: Tribute in Memory of Ex-AfDB President Babacar Ndiaye

•PRESS RELEASE• “Goodbye, Papa, farewell to the ambassador for Africa’s development, rest in peace.” In an intensely emotional tribute, the...

Nigeria in Search for Another Jay Jay Okocha (SPECIAL REPORT)

BY BUNMI BLAIR• Great footballers don’t just appear from nowhere, the best footballers in the world be it Neymar, Mbape, Leo Messi, or Cristiano Ronaldo learned...

Clipping the Wings of Violence in Anambra Community (SPECIAL REPORT)

Certainly, all is not well with the once sleepy town of Nkerehi, Anambra State. A reign of terror has surprisingly gripped the land over the years and the people are no...

Reality of Nigerian Girls Forced to Drop out of School (SPECIAL REPORT)

Nigerian girls often still drop out of school to work, despite the country’s increasing wealth. When their mother was well and in their home in Lagos, Nigeria,...