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TRIBUTE: Remembering The Motor-Park Economist: Ashikiwe Adione-Egom, By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

“He had a liking for living in hotels, and even on his deathbed …. he retained his sense of humour.”

FEATURE: How visually-impaired corps member brought succour to the physically-challenged in Anambra

A touching story of how Jennifer, a blind corp member, is spreading love.

President says INEC reserves right to order elections

SATIRE SATURDAY: Is Muhammadu Buhari really aware of President Buhari? By Oladeinde Olawoyin

“As a student of communication, I find the president’s “unawareness” quite intriguing.”

INTERVIEW: How we found love in Big Brother House – Nigerian winner, Tanzanian wife

The couple speak about their marriage and adjustments.

INTERVIEW: ‎What we’re doing to stop Lassa fever, meningitis, other diseases killing Nigerians – NCDC CEO

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control boss explains what his agency is doing to check spread of diseases. ‎

How I helped improve healthcare in poor American community – Nigerian Paediatrician Afolabi Oguntoyinbo

“I had cases where white patients refused to be treated by me because they thought I didn’t know what I was doing.”

SATIRE SATURDAY: How to identify your Lagos “tailor” or “fashion designer” who will disappoint, By Oladeinde Olawoyin

“When you notice your tailor avoids call from other clients, just run and run far, far away from him/her.”

ANALYSIS: Six APC crises Tinubu committee may not resolve

The task before the former Lagos governor is well cut out, and its outcome will decide APC’s fate in 2019.

INTERVIEW: How I’m ridding NPA of corruption – Hadiza Bala Usman

Why we have continued to do business with a company named in a Swiss investigation of corruption.

INTERVIEW: How I will defeat Buhari in 2019 — Omoyele Sowore

The SaharaReporters’ publisher speaks on his political ambition and how he will win the next presidential election.

INTERVIEW: If I, President Buhari visited Dapchi, Benue, others, “it would be so much better” – Osinbajo

The vice president also speaks on non-passage of the 2018 budget, debt, and the anti-corruption war.

INTERVIEW (1): Nkrumah, Gadaffi, Mugabe: Why Pan African leaders tend dictatorial – Prof. Poe

“… the generation currently running things, I don’t consider them real African leaders.”

SATURDAY SATIRE: How your job may put you in trouble with your Lagos landlord, By Oladeinde Olawoyin

“The distance between having one’s head chopped off overnight and staying alive is in serving a butcher-tenant a quit notice.”

INTERVIEW: Why Nigerian health workers are vulnerable during disease outbreaks  – Health Minister

Mr. Adewole explains why the government is discouraging treatment by injection generally and promoting oral drugs. 

My Encounter with Morgan Tsvangirai, By Shola Oshunkeye

In this 2012 interview, the late opposition leader spoke about why Africa is rich and poor.

INTERVIEW: Why Nigeria needs ‘democratic revolution’ in 2019 — Ex-CBN Deputy Gov. Moghalu

Kingsley Moghalu says the Buhari administration’s economic policies have failed, and he is considering running for president.

SATIRE SATURDAY: Why your Lagos Landlord may hate you (1), By Oladeinde Olawoyin

If you or your wife deal in locust bean (Yoruba people’s ‘Iru’) or sell Ponmo, your Lagos landlord may possibly hate you.

INTERVIEW: Why we agreed to help Nigeria pay $76 million debt to Japan – Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

The official also speaks on the foundation’s other engagements in Nigeria and Africa.


ANALYSIS: The many twists, turns fuelling confusion in 9Mobile sale

The crisis rocking the mobile operator may linger for a while.

2019: Inside the APC Crises: Senators battle state governors

The ruling party appears unable to resolve its many crises.

INTERVIEW: What our Igbo and Yoruba services will do for Nigeria — BBC 

The British broadcaster says its  Igbo and Yoruba services will revive the interest of young Nigerians in indigenous languages.

SATIRE SATURDAY: Surviving the inner recesses of a Lagos Danfo bus

Danfo is to Lagos what the tiny Micra cab is to Ibadan, and what the tiny ‘Korope’ is pto Osogbo.

ANALYSIS: How Nigerian govt violated own laws, historical role by expelling Cameroonian separatists

“Nigeria should be a haven for democracy loving people in Africa. We have done that in the 70s with South Africa and other countries.”

Nigerian Senate Chambers

INTERVIEW: 2019: Senator criticises colleagues, says decision on election sequence illegal

The lawmaker also says he would oppose state police.

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Why I am leaving AIT, Raypower FM — Austin Agbonsuremi

The journalist also talks about his plan for the future.