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#PAUSIBILITY: EKITI, A GLIMPSE OF MORE KITI KITI TO COME- ADEBAYO COKER

I am one of those that never abused or cursed the people of Ekiti on the choice of the Governor they elected in the last gubernatorial election of the state. In fact, I stopped talking about Ekiti politics the moment the result of the said gubernatorial election was announced; I even congratulated and wished the Governor-elect God’s guidance in his ... Read More »

#PAUSIBILITY: PROLIFERATION OF NONSENSE- ADEBAYO COKER

I have not been too frequent on social media lately as I have been going through a self- prescribed curative therapy, aimed at purging myself of ‘textiety’, as I was fondly glued to the internet mainly through my phones; but here I am well drowned in a deluge of messages that have flooded my handles, some of which are soliciting ... Read More »

#PAUSIBILITY: PARABLE OF THE CRUCIFIX-ADEBAYO COKER

    Dear compatriots, let me wish you a Happy Independence Anniversary all the same, even though I have never had a more watery Independence Anniversary celebration in my existence as a Nigerian. I would not want to be disinterested in this nation and her politics, as I have come to find out that that is exactly the goal of ... Read More »

Reviving Africa’s Manufacturing Sector and Its Impact on Economic Prosperity – @Lanre_Olagunju

Reviving Africa’s Manufacturing Sector and Its Impact on Economic Prosperity – @Lanre_Olagunju

Africa’s share of world manufacturing output and contribution to global trade declined from 0.9% to 0.8% between 1980 and 2001. As at 2012, it was just about 1%. It is quite difficult not to relate this to the reality that 25 of the world’s poorest countries are in Africa. It is also quite important to clearly state that in the last ... Read More »

My Thoughts On Power – Yomi Balogun

My Thoughts On Power – Yomi Balogun

Power, is such a broad word it is hard to define without stating its connotative and denotative essence. In its denotative essence, it would mean the ability to do something or act in a particular way. Beyond this denotation, it comes with other inferences. Electric power for instance. The Power as we were taught in elementary physics, the rate at ... Read More »

A Market Economy Will Deliver Africa’s Prosperity – @Lanre_Olagunju

A Market Economy Will Deliver Africa’s Prosperity – @Lanre_Olagunju

A market economy refers to a system in which economic decisions especially the pricing of goods and services are fully determined by the aggregate interactions of a country’s citizens and businesses, with little or intangible intervention from government. More innovations and technological advancements in rich nations have been successfully recorded as a result of the opportunities and provisions made available ... Read More »

Jos To Tackle Street Traders With Water Spray

Jos To Tackle Street Traders With Water Spray

The Plateau State government has threatened to use water spray on street traders and hawkers. It added that if arrested, they would be arraigned before a mobile court. The state government through the Jos Metropolitan Development Board (JMDB), yesterday handed out leaflets to traders and hawkers around the city with a warning to relocate to satellite markets or face the ... Read More »

I Started Out As A DJ When I Was 16 Years Old – DJ CUPPY Reveals , Read Full Interview

I Started Out As A DJ When I Was 16 Years Old – DJ CUPPY Reveals , Read Full Interview

Ifeoluwa Florence Otedola, popularly known as DJ Cuppy is gradually working her way to being a household name in the showbiz industry. The billionaire’s daughter recently became a graduate of the prestigious King’s college London. The beautiful 21 year-old is not taking any rest from studying as she has been admitted into New York University for her second degree program ... Read More »

#BringBackGoodluck2015: Rapists of The Gods – By @Obajeun

#BringBackGoodluck2015: Rapists of The Gods – By @Obajeun

Freaking enraged! This is not the time to exchange pleasantries with me. This is not the time to engage me in any frivolous gist like Oyhakilome’s marriage funeral. This is the time to look straight into my eyes and tell me that I’m mad! Yes, I am off the rail. The gallivanting shoeless followers have rubbished our collective docility again. ... Read More »

Data for Better MNCH Policy, Programming and Accountability – @Lanre_Olagunju

Data for Better MNCH Policy, Programming and Accountability – @Lanre_Olagunju

The use of data can’t be underestimated in the processes involved in any form of problem solving at all. And certainly maternal, newborn and child health issues require availability of data for better outcomes. Without available and accessible data, it will be difficult to tell if interventions from government, private bodies and other relevant stakeholders involved in providing better prospect ... Read More »

French Man Jailed 10 Months For Stalking Ex-Girlfriend

French Man Jailed 10 Months For Stalking Ex-Girlfriend

A 33-year-old French man has been sent to prison after phoning and texting his ex-girlfriend 21,807 times, admitting that, with hindsight, “it was stupid”. The unnamed defendant, who had made the calls to demand the woman thank him for fixing up their flat, was given a 10-month sentence – six months of which was suspended – and a €1,000 (£793) ... Read More »

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Denies Adultery Accusations, Threatens To Sue Journalists

Though not denying the growing divorce scandal surrounding him, the head pastor of Christ Embassy Church, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, has threatened legal recourse against journalists publishing stories about him and his wife, Anita’s divorce. The pastor, who spoke through his lawyer, Mr. Kemi Pinheiro (SAN), called the accusations of adultery a “false and malicious” attack against him and the church. ... Read More »

Osun-Osogbo: The Goddess Is Missing – By @Obajeun

Osun-Osogbo: The Goddess Is Missing – By @Obajeun

The noise grew in pitch, in rhythmic cadence. As I drove through an adjacent street to Gbodofon foyal, where Oranmiyan house dwarfed everything around, the crowd assemblage to illuminate the entire city that hosted the fleeing migrants following the fall of old Oyo Empire frenzied in excited gyration to different incursions of traditional rythms. From afar, my camera zoomed in ... Read More »

Ex Militants Want Amnesty Program Beyond 2015

Ex Militants Want Amnesty Program Beyond 2015

Former Niger Delta Militants under Third Phase Amnesty have asked for the continuation of Presidential Amnesty Programme beyond 2015. The ex-agitators said the programme must not be discontinued until critical areas identified by the Niger Delta Technical Report were addressed. According to reports , the Leader of Third Phase Amnesty, Ramsey Mukoro, said . He also appealed to the Federal Government to ... Read More »

StretchCenter Takes #GirlEmpowered 2.0 to IGBOGBO Ikorodu, Empowering 400 Girls

StretchCenter Takes #GirlEmpowered 2.0 to IGBOGBO Ikorodu, Empowering 400 Girls

It was president Barack Obama who said empowering women isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s the smart thing to do…because when women succeed, nations are more safe, more secure, and more prosperous. Girl Empowered is an initiative structured to cater for the educational, emotional, health and general well-being of the girl child between the ages of 13 and 25. ... Read More »