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By ABBA MAHMOOD – The in-thing now all over the world is secession. Even European countries that were thought to be sacrosanct as far as boundary adjustments are concerned are now having separatist tendencies....

Nigeria's second military leader Gen. Yakubu Gowon marks his 83rd birthday this Thursday. Gowon remains the youngest person to have ruled Nigeria. he mounted the saddle at age 31 on August 1, 1966, after the...

October 17 is the day Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), is expected to appear at the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. But he is not likely to...

By Abba Mahmood – On Sunday, October 1, 2017, two things of great interest happened in two different continents as Nigerians were celebrating the 57th anniversary of their independence here. In Spain, on the European...

By Godwin Nzeakah -- Exactly half a century ago, during the early weeks of the Nigerian civil war, federal troops mounted a counter-offensive against Biafran troops who had surged almost unchecked through the Midwest Region...

Nigeria's former army chief Gen. Victor Malu has died in Cairo, Egypt, during a protracted illness. Gen. Malu was retired by President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2001.

Operatives of the   Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Lagos Zonal office, have arrested four suspected Internet fraudsters. The suspects are:  Oluwaseun Michael, 28; Igbokwe Chijioke, 27; Felix Chukwudi, 22 and Babajide Goloba. They were arrested on...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wishes to express our shock at the loud silence of President Muhammadu Buhari on the humongous corruption scandal and other illegalities currently being exposed at the nation’s cash cow,...

By ABBA MAHMOOD – The federal government has been making frantic effort to curb the spread of hate speech. Hate speech led to the genocide of 1994 in Rwanda. Hatred has a way of destroying...

The now well-established TMT Finance Africa franchise has previously been held in Nairobi, Lagos and London annually since 2009 CAPE TOWN, South Africa, September 5, 2017/ -- TMT Finance (www.TMTFinance.com), the global telecom, media and...

By ABBA MAHMOOD – There was a recent meeting of “Southern Leaders” to advance their latest agenda: “restructuring”. It was led by Chief Edwin Clark, the one that forfeited some assets to the federal government...

A group of Igbo intellectuals, Alaigbo Development Foundation, has petitioned the United Nations over some Arewa youth’s threat to drive Ndigbo out of “northern Nigeria” after October 1, 2017. In the letter addressed to...

The University of Nigeria has pegged its cut-off mark for Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination candidates for the 2017/18 academic session at 200. A statement signed by the university’s registrar, Chris Igbokwe, also announced dates for...

After 50 professional fights and losing none, Floyd Mayweather has indicated his intention to retire from boxing. The American boxer has just won his 50th fight, early this morning (Nigerian time) by flooring Conor McGregor...

The president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, has issued a statement discrediting the recent request by Nigeria's attorney-general and minister of justice Malami to the court  for IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu's re-arrest. His...

By ABBA MAHMOOD – After 103 days for a follow-up medical vacation in the United Kingdom, President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in Abuja on Saturday, August 19, 2017, to a tumultuous welcome. He had been away...

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Tuesday announced the minimum cut-off marks for admission into Nigeria’s tertiary institutions: 120 for universities, 100 for polytechnics and colleges of education, and 110 for innovative enterprises...

For two minutes, day turned to night during a total solar eclipse that swept across the United States on Monday afternoon (American time). In Britain, the eclipse was partial, according to The Telegraph of...

Almost everything is wrong with the recorded speech President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria delivered on the morning of August 21. Placed under the klieg lights of Communication Clinic, the speech contained one too many...

In a speech that lasted 4 minutes on radio and television, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari this Monday morning put trouble makers on notice: “Nigeria’s unity is settled and not negotiable,” he said, and “I...

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