Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Buhari has won plaudits from leaders including President Barack Obama for his efforts to tackle graft. He replaced the management of the state oil company, which was accused of withholding billions of dollars from the government, and has stepped up the fight...
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...
  Forbes Magazine’s ranking of Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala among the top one hundred most powerful women in the world has been hailed by many as quite appropriate. Since its inception in...
The euphoria of the inauguration of Nigeria’s new president, Muhammadu Buhari on Friday May 29, 2015, unwittingly overshadowed the excitement of the election of Nigeria’s immediate past Minister of Agriculture, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, as President of the African Development...
PROLOGUE: There is a blossoming club of radio (and Facebook) commentators whose members specialise in PHD – Pull Him Down. Their terms of reference find expression in one direction; attack the government, attack the President and attack everyone else who...
By Peace Kanu In the last two weeks, the world has listened and watched with bated breath, news of the recent spate of xenophobic attacks in South Africa, which hve claimed the lives of at least six foreign nationals, including...
My name is Lovelyn Chidinma Nwadeyi. I am a Nigerian. Born in Nigeria to two Nigerian parents. Raised in Queenstown, Eastern Cape by those same Nigerian parents right up until I completed my Bachelors at Stellenbosch. Growing up in South...
  By Sisonke Msimang Any African who has ever tried to visit South Africa will know that the country is not an easy entry destination. South African embassies across the continent are almost as difficult to access as those of the UK...
“When it comes to mobile connectivity, rich and poor countries are increasingly looking alike,” a senior World Bank economist, Borko Handjiski, in a blog post this week. According to Handjiski, growth in mobile connectivity will bring Africa closer to other developed countries...
As Nigerians, there is nothing much we can do at this time than to spread the good news: "We want violence-free elections in Nigeria, before, during and after the elections". Several peace accords have been signed, but we believe the...