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What The North East Dearly Needs From Buhari, By Mohammed Zayyad

What The North East Dearly Needs From Buhari, By Mohammed Zayyad

Poverty, illiteracy and bad leadership are the greases that run Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast. In fact, Northeastern Nigeria has become the epicenter of Boko Haram insurgency because majority of the people in the region live in abject poverty induced by toxic leadership. Though, other national factors like, unequal distribution of resources, the sloppy handling of the conflict by ... Read More »

Open Letter To Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, By Habeeb Whyte

Open Letter To Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, By Habeeb Whyte

Dear President – Elect, I remain Habeeb Whyte and I am still obliged with the responsibility that life placed on me to suggest a path deserving a collective action from Nigerian youths towards the faith of our father’s land and at this present time that we have just decided part of our future. You would agree with me that your ... Read More »

Lessons From Mayweather And Chelsea FC By Ololade Ajekigbe

Lessons From Mayweather And Chelsea FC By Ololade Ajekigbe

The much hyped fight between the Filipino eight division world champion, Manny Pacquiao and the undefeated American five-division world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr finally took place as scheduled on the 2nd of May. At the end of the twelfth and final round, the Money man Mayweather was adjudged the winner in a unanimous decision by all three judges. A lot ... Read More »

The Good, The Bad and The Fayoses: Faces That Defined #NigeriaDecides 2015 – Japheth J. Omojuwa

The Good, The Bad and The Fayoses: Faces That Defined #NigeriaDecides 2015 – Japheth J. Omojuwa

The 2015 elections have come and come, but these men and women made it what it was. This is without taking credit away from the Nigerians that eventually delivered the change! Read more here: The Personalities That Defined Nigeria Decides 2015 Read More »

Nigerian Embassies and Nigerian Visas: Two Evils Buhari Must Battle – Japheth J. Omojuwa

Nigerian Embassies and Nigerian Visas: Two Evils Buhari Must Battle – Japheth J. Omojuwa

If you are a Nigerian in the diaspora, you must know all about the Nigerian embassies and high commissions. I can also bet some foreigners can relate with this piece I wrote for Naij. Read it here Nigerian Embassies and Visas Wahala – Omojuwa Read More »

With This Passport I Thee Wed, UK Marriage Brokers Increase

With This Passport I Thee Wed, UK Marriage Brokers Increase

Immigration to the United Kingdom has been steadily rising over the past 20 years. Although the numbers fluctuate, hundreds of thousands more people now enter the UK every year than leave it, attracted by its (perceived) economic opportunities and political and personal freedoms. Most Britons seem prepared to welcome them, providing they have entered legally and make an effort to ... Read More »

How to Start An Online Business: Building A Minimum Viable Audience By Suhaib Mohammed

How to Start An Online Business: Building A Minimum Viable Audience By Suhaib Mohammed

“If you want something from an audience, you give blood from their fantasies. It’s the ultimate hustle.” ~ Marlon Brando Without an audience, you’re in trouble. This is true for local Nigerian artist who struggled to amass huge audience of fans to maximize the sales of his album. He knows that when the audience isn’t line up to grab his ... Read More »

A Quick Appeal to the Governor-Elect of Niger State By Gimba Kakanda

A Quick Appeal to the Governor-Elect of Niger State By Gimba Kakanda

Dear Malam Abubakar Sani Bello, I don’t know how you want to be addressed now, either as “Your Excellency” or, in the fashion of the confused visionary you’re elected to replace, as “Chief Servant.” Whichever it is, pardon this first mistake. I’ll take note of any correction that may follow. This is neither a proposal, nor a prophecy, around the tasks that await you. ... Read More »

Social Media And The Polarization Of The Affluent – Abhay Desai

Social Media And The Polarization Of The Affluent – Abhay Desai

“The result of our labour”, the scoundrels said. “We have worked night and day but, at last, the most beautiful fabric in the world is ready for you. Look at the colors and feel how fine it is.” Of course the Emperor did not see any colors and could not feel any cloth between his fingers. He panicked and felt ... Read More »

On David Umaru’s Purported Remark on Niger State Transition Committee By Garba Aliyu

On David Umaru’s Purported Remark on Niger State Transition Committee By Garba Aliyu

A matter of devastating consequence which needs urgent clarification has just been reportedly raised by Barrister David Umaru, the Senator-elect of Niger East Senatorial District. In his unfortunate statement that sought to discredit the composition of the transition committee set up to ensure smooth handing over of power by the outgoing Governor Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu to Mallam Abubakar Sani Bello ... Read More »

We Believe Our Missing Girls Will Come Home Eventually, Says Chibok Community

We Believe Our Missing Girls Will Come Home Eventually, Says Chibok Community

Members of the Chibok com­munity in Borno State have not yet seen any of their 219 schoolgirls abducted over a year ago by Boko Haram insurgents in the Northeast of the much beleaguered state. However, they insist that they have high hopes that their missing daughters would soon walk home. Tuesday’s res­cue of 200 girls and 93 women that was ... Read More »

UNBELIEVABLE: Watch Orchestral Musicians Bring Whales To Surface

UNBELIEVABLE: Watch Orchestral Musicians Bring Whales To Surface

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Pressing Issues That Gen. Muhammadu Buhari Needs To Tackle By Frank Ijege

Pressing Issues That Gen. Muhammadu Buhari Needs To Tackle By Frank Ijege

Let me use the opportunity to congratulate the president elect on his recent victory at the poll. His tenacity and perseverance has indeed paid off; his victory it is hoped, will indeed offer Nigerians the opportunity to enjoy his robust programmes, which he has over the years sought to implement if given the opportunity to govern the country. Thank God ... Read More »

National Assembly: The New Order That Must Set In – Japheth J. Omojuwa

National Assembly: The New Order That Must Set In – Japheth J. Omojuwa

The All Progressives Congress promised Nigerians change; now the party has power, it must show us that change in truth and in deed. One place where that change will be mostly needed is the National Assembly. It is supposed to be a public National Assembly but on matters of finances and spending, it is largely private. From a budgetary allocation ... Read More »

In Defence Of Hadiza Bala Usman By Bashir Ibrahim Dabo

In Defence Of Hadiza Bala Usman By Bashir Ibrahim Dabo

The publication of the names of members of the APC Inauguration Committee last week did not go without getting its own fair share of mischief and controversy. Hadiza Bala Usman, featured among the committee’s members. She is known by many as a result of the pioneering role she has been playing in the #BringBackOurGirls advocacy. It was a campaign that ... Read More »