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By ANIEBO NWAMU -- 2019 promises to be a defining epoch in Nigerian politics. Having undergone several hiccups in the past 20 years – desertions, defections, betrayals, fortifications, bandwagon effects, alignments and realignments – political...

Agballah’s novel highlights an ugly past; it should serve as a clarion call  -- By ANIEBO NWAMU -- Through this fictional work, Mr Ugochukwu Agballah recalls the shameful past of several African tribes, including his own...

By UMAR SA'AD HASSAN -- If you played or watched 'active' soccer  in the ghetto or the very middle-class neighbourhoods in the late '90s and early 2000s, you should be familiar with the term...

It was a farce foretold. And the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) did not disappoint pundits: it mobilised 30, 000 “security” agents and loads of cash to Ekiti for the governorship contest held on...

A consortium of nine universities in Canada and the Lake Chad basin countries of Nigeria, Chad, Niger, and Cameroon has secured a preliminary grant of C$198,000 to build a massive database on the Boko...

By ABBA MAHMOOD -- The death of Mallam Adamu Ciroma on Thursday, July 5, 2018, has robbed Nigeria of one of her finest and most illustrious sons. Mallam Ciroma was integrity personified. Born into the...

Online newspaper Premium Times of Nigeria Saturday published a story detailing the outcome of its investigations into the NYSC certificate submitted by finance minister Kemi Adeosun. It alleges that the exemption certificate was a...

By ABBA MAHMOOD – On May 29, 2015, while holding the Qur’an, General Muhammadu Buhari swore the oath of allegiance and oath of office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He...

A PRESS CONFERENCE ADDRESSED BY ALHAJI BUBA GALADIMA, NATIONAL CHAIRMAN, REFORMED - ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (R-APC), AT SHERATON HOTELS ABUJA ON 4TH JULY, 2018 -- We are here assembled to address you on the state...

At the Special National Honours Investiture of Chief Moshood Kasimawo Olawale Abiola with the award of GCFR, and Alhaji Baba Gana Kingibe and Chief Gani Fawehinmi with GCON, at the Old Banquet Hall, Presidential...

The music stopped on the morning of Sunday, June 10, 2018, for reggae maestro Ras Kimono. A day earlier, the 60-year-old was to travel to the United States probably to also look after his...

By ANIEBO NWAMU -- Many who lost out in the politics of the 1990s would want Nigerians to believe that Gen. Sani Abacha was the greatest evil to have befallen the country. They are wrong....

20 YEARS AGO – By 10am the news had spread far and wide via landline telephones, for there was no GSM in the country then. Beer parlours filled up with jubilant youth. Vehicle drivers...

By FIDEL ALBERT – California is the sixth largest economy in the World. Its economy is larger than that of France or Brazil. The little problem is that California is not a country; it is...

The Supreme Court of Nigeria Thursday ordered GTBank to pay Innoson Group N14billion within 14 days. In its ruling Thursday, the apex court also struck out the bank’s motion for stay of execution of the...

By ABBA MAHMOOD – Tomorrow, June 8, 2018, it will be exactly 20 years since General Sani Abacha left this world to the great beyond. I had wanted to write on that. Yours sincerely also...

The chief press secretary to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State is dead. Mr Uwakwe Remigius Abugu died of prostate cancer in India this Tuesday.  He was 59. The only CPS Governor Ugwuanyi has had...

Nigeria’s inspector-general of police Ibrahim Idris is awaiting a statement being written by Senate president Dr Bukola Saraki in relation to the confessions of armed bandits who were arrested after they attacked six banks...

One of three ebooks authored by Eyeway’s CEO Aniebo  Nwamu and published on Amazon Kindle less than three weeks ago, Better Communication: How to Write Clearly, Speak Fluently and Score Highly, has hit No.1...

Nairobi, June 1, 2018--Authorities in the breakaway region of Somaliland should desist from detaining and harassing journalists covering a conflict with Puntland and lift an operations ban on two television stations, the Committee to...