Saturday, July 20, 2019
  We resume with a Special Edition of Editorial Conference contributed by a veteran in the business.       We should pray without seizing. (By fire by force!) Cease /’si:s/ and seize /’si:z/ sound the same but are not pronounced the same way...
By Femi Arowoshola: It takes a lot to move from youthfulness to agedness; it takes even more to accept the challenges that come with accepting that we are aging. You shouldn’t blame those who refuse to hold birthday parties in order...

Original Naija

  ORIGINAL NAIJA Dem born me for Naija I come do yanga Like tolotolo Go Obodo Oyinbo Where I bin wan kolo.   For there: Weather no good No better food People no kind Women …….. Hmmm, make I leave dat.   I love Naija !   Inside Naija: My pikin na your pikin Your house na my...
Part 3 took us to the house of the Chairman of the Ceremonies Committee to negotiate a date for the final burial ceremony of my father. The story continues..... DEAR FATHER: Part 4 This time, I recognised the language. My hand went...

Jude Uchella

Are poets born or made? This is a puzzle that would take the likes of legendary Nigerian poets Wole Soyinka, J.P. Clark, Niyi Osundare, Christopher Okigbo, Okinba Launko aka Femi Osofisan and new breed fire brands like Dike Chukwumerije...
We sincerely thank all our readers, fans and supporters as we mark what to us is a significant milestone.  For the first time since its establishment about a year ago, NewsPlus today recorded over 2000 readers of one of...

Selflessness

By   There is an appointed place for you to be, a position that suits your personality. There is an office calling on you to man, a staff waiting for your plan.   There is a homeless child with nowhere to go, except a home to him...
Part 2 of the letter to my father ended with the question: What are the special skills needed to negotiate with elders on traditional matters?  Let's find out the answer.     DEAR FATHER: Part 3 Let me rewind a bit. When you...
A DIRGE FOR A DEAR ONE A fervent servant in the Vineyard of the Lord, Deacon Chris Agoni tended souls And assuaged the agony of many people While still having time to tend plants As his terrestrial calling required of him.   Deacon Christopher Agoni helped...
In response to popular demand, we continue our series on Wrong or Frequently Misused Expressions. Instead for her to greet the boss she frowned. (Insubordination!) Instead (in place of; as a substitute; alternative or preference) collocates correctly with the preposition of....