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Nigerians, when can we get it right? By Usman O. Abdullahi

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As I move across the length and breadth of Nigeria, I see things that we possess as a people, some visible, others invisible to...

The rule of law, Nigeria’s only hope for survival (3), By...

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Many patriots concerned with our rapid nose-diving in morals and abandonment of the rule of law believe that the British left too early. Some...

China Gifts 50 ABU Students N5 Million

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The Chinese embassy have rewarded fifty students of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, with the sum of N5 million for their outstanding academic...

FG’ll continue to partner judiciary to ensure independence —Buhari

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has said the Federal Government will continue to partner with the Judiciary to ensure its independence. Buhari said...

A critique of Hakeem Baba-Ahmed’s rejoinder, By Lasisi Olagunju

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Abdulrazak Gurnah, the Tanzanian who won the Nobel Prize in Literature last week has a very interesting definition of honour. He says it means “respect...

Rep wants Buhari to name lawmaker sponsoring terrorism

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Representative Ben Igbakpa (PDP-Delta) on Tuesday in Abuja challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to name the particular lawmaker sponsoring terrorism in the country. He raised the...

Nigeria @ 61: Realities, aspirations and way forward

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Sixty-one years ago, 00there were celebrations across the length and breadth of Nigeria. In every hue and corner of this developing nation, people were...

No nation spending 80% revenue on governance will ever develop –Yakasai

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A founding member of the Arewa Consultative Forum and elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, now 96, talks to TED ODOGWU about Nigeria’s journey from...

What weed did Buhari’s speech writers smoke? By Farooq Kperogi

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I’ve stopped bothering to listen to or read Muhammadu Buhari’s speeches for quite a while now not only because I’ve given up on the...

Genevieve Nnaji Begs Nigerians for One Favour On Independence Day Celebration

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Nollywood star, Genevieve Nnaji has requested just one favour from Nigerians as they celebrate Independence day today. The actress took to her Instagram page to...

Protest rocks Lagos on Independence Day

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Protesters under the banner of #TakeItBack Movement and #RevolutionNow on Friday stormed the Gani Fawehinmi Park in Ojota, Lagos. The protesters registered their displeasure against...

Disconnect between political class, citizens disheartening –SSANU

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The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities has expressed conviction that the nation would overcome her challenges. The union said the disconnect between the political...

Buhari presides over 61st independence anniversary

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday presided over Nigeria’s 61st Independence Celebration with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Head of State, retired Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar...

Why food prices are high despite increased production -Buhari

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), during his nationwide broadcast commemorating the nation’s 61st independence, advanced the reason behind the high prices of...

Independence Day: Akeredolu pardons 18 convicted inmates in Ondo

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has granted state pardon to 18 convicted inmates in various correctional centres in the state to mark Nigeria’s...

VIPs, National Assembly member funding Igboho, Kanu, says Buhari

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has said ongoing investigations have revealed a serving member of the National Assembly as one of the...

Nigeria Could Have Vanished Like Smoke – Buhari’s Aide, Femi Adesina

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President Muhammadu Buhari's aide, Femi Adesina has stated that Nigeria could have vanished like smoke hence the need to celebrate Independence. The spokesman made the...

CBN Postpones eNaira Launch

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Nigeria's apex bank, the Central Bank of Nigeria has announced the postponement of the launch of the country’s digital currency, eNaira, according to PREMIUM...

President Buhari’s Independence Day Address

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INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTY FIRST INDEPENDENCE...

Last 18 months, most difficult in Nigeria’s history -Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday described the last 18 months as the most difficult period in Nigeria’s history. Buhari said this in his nationwide broadcast...