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Where Did It Go Wrong For The Jonathan Administration?  By Nnaemeka Oruh

Where Did It Go Wrong For The Jonathan Administration? By Nnaemeka Oruh

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s administration comes to an end in a few days time.It has been a topsy-turvy ride for the gentleman from Otuoke,whom providence helped rise from the position of a Deputy governor,to that of the President of this great country.For Jonathan,it has been a very eventful sixteen years.What has remained a constant in his life over the past ... Read More »

The Men And Women Who Really Failed Goodluck Jonathan By Bello Imam

The Men And Women Who Really Failed Goodluck Jonathan By Bello Imam

In the next few days, Goodluck Jonathan will hand over the nation’s mantle of leadership to the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari. The five-year tenure of the President was topsy-turvy because of the motley crowd in his cabinet. In this piece, The Nation’s BELLO IMAM takes a look at cabinet members who actually failed to deliver, which later rubbed off on Jonathan ... Read More »

May 29, 2015: A Date Nigerians Keep With Destiny. By Adedayo Osho

May 29, 2015: A Date Nigerians Keep With Destiny. By Adedayo Osho

Days countdown to the fall of rulership by PDP, a party which steers the wheel of affairs in Nigeria since the rebirth of democracy in 1999. I watch with glee the shift to limbo, if not extinction of that once great party. One lesson learnt by the victim is that in democracy “Power reside with the people” and as such ... Read More »

The Zealots’ Misrepresentation Of Gen. Buhari By Gimba Kakanda

The Zealots’ Misrepresentation Of Gen. Buhari By Gimba Kakanda

Our ascription of certain ambassadorial roles and responsibilities to members of our community – ethnic, religious or regional – in public service, is a colonial legacy now woven into the fabric of our national life. The Federal Character Commission, while pretending to ensure fair representation of members of various groups in the public service, is an institution that projects, promotes and preserves this idea of a double ... Read More »

Chad Basin : Oil Prospect Or Agricultural Prosperity?  By Ahmad Salkida And Abubakar Kundiri

Chad Basin : Oil Prospect Or Agricultural Prosperity? By Ahmad Salkida And Abubakar Kundiri

 If you had to choose the fate of Lake Chad, which would you prefer: an oil and gas rich region or a rich eco-diversity driving prosperity  through agribusiness? President-elect, Muhammad Buhari has dropped the hint that his administration would re-open oil prospecting in the Lake Chad Basin. On a face value, this sounds wise and reassuring to the political elites from the north ... Read More »

How to Rig An Election: A Case Study of Akwa Ibom – Adetutu Williams

How to Rig An Election: A Case Study of Akwa Ibom – Adetutu Williams

From the Gubernatorial elections that took place on April 11, 2015 it was obvious there was a systemic ploy to ensure incredible results were achieved. With a massive win of 996,071 votes out of 1,122, 836 votes cast (representing a 90% win) one can only admire such phenomenal results. When such great strides are achieved, it is important to study ... Read More »

Buhari’s Cabinet: Meritocracy Or Clientelism? By Jude Feranmi

Buhari’s Cabinet: Meritocracy Or Clientelism? By Jude Feranmi

Fellow countrymen, I still love to think that congratulations on Nigeria’s budding democracy are still in order as regards the last democratic exercise in March and April. So, once again, Congratulations! In some other epochal situation, the peace we enjoy today will be a thing of hope. The gospel of change that has seen enough converts to unsit the incumbent ... Read More »

Of Silly Trekkers And Misplaced Priorities- Ololade Ajekigbe

Of Silly Trekkers And Misplaced Priorities- Ololade Ajekigbe

If you are oblivious of the latest reality show going on in Nigeria, then you must have been hibernating under a rock or something. What started as the “ambition” of a young man to according to him “fulfill a promise” he made two years ago to trek from Lagos to Abuja to celebrate in solidarity with General Muhammadu Buhari should ... Read More »

6 Beauty Treatments Women Want Men To Do Regularly

6 Beauty Treatments Women Want Men To Do Regularly

1. Trim long nose and ear hairs. It’s pretty hard to carry on a conversation when you can’t take your eyes off a ginormous boogie hanging from a man’s nose hair. And you can forget about us whispering sweet nothings into ears that are clogged with wax and flaky wisps of hair. Investing in a trimmer is all it takes ... Read More »

The ‘Killer Instinct’ In Asisat Oshoala By Aderonke Ogunleye-Bello

The ‘Killer Instinct’ In Asisat Oshoala By Aderonke Ogunleye-Bello

Whenever the media celebrate Nigerian players, it gets into their head, they start bluffing when perfectly created by the media, girls will roll their eyes and flick their braids while the guys pierce their ears and paint their hair, sag their trousers,forgetting that sagging originally starts from prison.  No doubt a lot has been written about Asisat Lamina Oshoala AKA ... Read More »

Cities In Sambisa Forest and Myths of Booby-Traps By Dr. Peregrino Brimah

Cities In Sambisa Forest and Myths of Booby-Traps By Dr. Peregrino Brimah

With shallow graves of unveiled bones, rivers of shed blood, wounded homes and don’t-ask-for-my-dad babies of the living martyr mothers of Sambisa, it is a tale that will never be untold. Nigeria’s bloody six years; the never ending cold days and treacherous nights of 2010-2015. The long and short of this tale is that Jonathan and his Army chiefs lied ... Read More »

Amnesty An Act Of Laziness And Enrichment By Ajise Tega

Amnesty An Act Of Laziness And Enrichment By Ajise Tega

When the present generation work for the future generation, both the present and the future generation is secured. When the present generation steals, or believes in earning their daily bread for no tangible work done, both the present and the future generation becomes lazy, redundant and unproductive. An unproductive nation is a danger first to itself and then to other ... Read More »

Governor Sule Lamido As A Role-Model For New Governors? By Zayyad I. Muhammad

Governor Sule Lamido As A Role-Model For New Governors? By Zayyad I. Muhammad

Many of the first-term governors-elect are coming on board without a well articulated programme and policy for their people. The ‘change’ phenomenon and the Buhari tsunami have brought in some unprepared governors especially in the northern part of Nigeria. The society must help these set of elected public office holders to start good and end excellent.   The Sule Lamido ... Read More »

Nigerian Soup Of Your Choice

Nigerian Soup Of Your Choice

 We all have a warm appetite particularly when it comes to soup; I mean nothing can take over what the power of a delicious soup can do to one’s life.  Sometimes you have to consider what your life would be like with no soup. Sit back, take a deep breath and ask, “What soup tickles my fancy?” Hellofood have laid ... Read More »

Save Baby Blessing, She Has A Hole In Her Heart (PHOTOS)

Save Baby Blessing, She Has A Hole In Her Heart (PHOTOS)

Rapheal Blessing, born January 26, 2015, was recently diagnosed with Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD), which means she has a hole in the wall separating the two chambers of her heart. Efforts to raise just over 3 million naira to perform an urgent surgical repair, has begun. We ask that you help save this young’s life.   To do this, you can ... Read More »