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INTERVIEW: How young Nigerian lawmakers have performed – Hon. Tukura
The House of Reps member also speaks on town hall meetings in his constituency and other matters affecting lawmakers.
FOR THE RECORD: Full Speech by Kaduna Acting Governor on Presentation of 2020 budget
Hadiza Balarabe, acting governor of Kaduna State, says the 2020 budget will put the people first. She labels the estimate a budget of progressive renewal.
INTERVIEW: How I became Nigeria’s most successful Gymnast – Uche Eke
Uche Eke won Nigeria’s first-ever gold medal in Gymnastics at the last African Games in Morocco.
ANALYSIS: Important things to know about Nigeria’s ‘new’ Anti-Sexual Harassment Bill
The bill also stipulates who can complain of sexual harassment and how it can be done.
TRIBUTE: Dele Agekameh: Exit of the Detective Journalist, By Yinka Fabowale
Dele Agekameh was one of Nigeria’s best crime, security and investigative journalists. He passed on in Lagos.
SATIRE SATURDAY: In defence of Mc Oluomo, Lagos anointed “Menthol”, By Oladeinde Olawoyin
“All hail Mc Oluomo, the one and only Lagos anointed “menthol”. May the gods of the land allow him “pepper” them…”
ANALYSIS: Hitting children is not an African Tradition
The imported colonial practice of hitting children spawns social violence.
Why ‘Discovery of How Cells Sense Oxygen Levels’ earned 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine
Oxygen is vital for life, so much so that cells can sense when there isn’t enough and adapt almost instantly. The winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology figured it out.
How traditional beliefs and systems are used to fight crime in parts of Lagos
As the commercial nerve centre of Nigeria, Lagos naturally draws lots of people to it – good and bad.
ANALYSIS: Agba Jalingo In Handcuffs: The Unlawful Beyond The Immoral
At the court appearance for his bail ruling, Agba Jalingo was brought and taken away in handcuffs, by the prison officials.
Medical experts speak on high suicide rate in Nigeria, suggest solutions
WHO’s 2016 Global Health Observatory Data Repository estimates that 9.5 suicides per 100,000 occur in Nigeria.
SATIRE SATURDAY: On VP Osinbajo, 2023 and urgent need for another election
Since we already know what our politicians prioritize, we could avert major disasters by conducting elections every year.
How technology in agriculture can reduce extreme poverty — Nigeria’s Robotic Engineer
Ndubuisi Ekekwe holds four master’s degrees and two doctorates in electronics engineering, and has designed a new technology that can improve farming.
INTERVIEW: I ‘sold’ idea of presidential library to Obasanjo – Nyaknno Osso
The journalist also speaks about his roles at Newswatch, his relationship with ex-President Obasanjo and other matters.
OBITUARY: Ufot Ekaette: Nigeria’s longest-serving SGF
Mr Ufot Ekaette was the longest serving SGF in Nigeria; served between May, 1999 and May 2007.
PROFILE: Ramon Azeez, former Nigerian youth captain, returns to Super Eagles
Azeez has not played club football outside Spain in his career.
PROFILE: Kristalina Georgieva, new IMF Managing Director
Kristalina Georgieva is the second woman to become the Managing Director of the IMF.
INTERVIEW: What winning African Games gold medal means to me – Oyesade Olatoye
Oyesade Olatoye won a gold and a bronze medal at the African Games.
SATURDAY SATIRE: Nigerians and the fallacy of ‘moderate criticism’
It’s a shame that folks who rode to power on the wings of mindless insults and scathing—even if deserved—criticism of Jonathan have become most intolerant of similar rebuke.
INTERVIEW: How Buhari’s refusal to sign electoral amendment bill affected 2019 elections (1) – INEC Chairman
The INEC chief speaks on diverse issues affecting Nigeria’s elections, including electoral laws, card readers and diaspora voting.
SATIRE SATURDAY: Pius Adesanmi, Xenophobia and the tragedies home and abroad
Ultimately, if socio-economic stability is achieved, Nigerians would need not migrate to dangerous climes.
EXPLAINER: How Nigeria got hit with a $9.6 billion judgment debt in London
P&ID claims it invested $40 million in the project even though it had not built any facilities for gas processing.
INTERVIEW: Payment of 33% arrears to over 180 agencies uncompleted — Ex-PTAD Boss
Sharon Ikeazor, who is now a minister, says she transformed the pension agency but work remains to be done.
INTERVIEW: Why APC will win Kogi governorship election – Oshiomhole, Bello
APC chairman and Governor Bello express confidence ahead of the November 16 poll.
INTERVIEW: How Nigeria can tackle insecurity – Lawmaker
The former officer of the State Security Service explains how Nigeria can effectively address its security challenges