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Prophet TB Joshua of the Synagogue for All Nations in Ikotun-Egbe, Lagos, did not see it coming. But, on September 12, a four-storey building used as a guest house for those seeking spiritual healing...

What is responsible for the current cash squeeze in the country? Everywhere you go and wherever you turn, everyone is moaning. Not just the poor and the impoverished. Even the legislators who get paid...

For 15 years, Nigerians have struggled to understand the meaning of “gross misconduct” enshrined in the 1999 Constitution without success. Now, the Enugu State House of Assembly has solved the riddle. “Gross misconduct” –...

It is not unusual for fire to gut buildings. But the inferno at the headquarters of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in Abuja (Glass House) last week has certain peculiarities. The cause of the...

Is anyone truly serious about loaning money to micro, small and medium-scale enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria? One year after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) announced that it was making available N220billion for sharing...

Brigadier Benjamin Adekunle, popularly called "Black Scorpion" during the civil war has been reported dead in Lagos. He was 78.

It is not unusual for fire to gut buildings. But the inferno at the headquarters of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in Abuja (Glass House) last week has certain peculiarities. The cause of the...

Adamawa politicians at crossroads

President Jonathan mulls confab report

This digital newspaper is likely to make its debut on October 1, 2014. Until then, it will be test-driven by a team of professional journalists desirous of righting the wrongs observable in the journalism...

Lupita Nyong’o has had a wonderful year in Hollywood and fashion, she has just managed to bag the coveted front cover of Vogue Magazine. Her photo shoot for the story took place in Marrakech...

It seems phone batteries always run down at the same moment you need to make an important call. But while cursing at your mobile phone in frustration might seem pointless, a new gadget could soon...

21 YEARS AGO: Following the widespread discontent generated by the annulment of the presidential election held in Nigeria on June 12, 1993, and which was won by SDP candidate Moshood Abiola and his running...

Now that the National Conference has ended, after five months, should those of us that placed hope on it laugh or cry? I feel like crying, though the agreement the delegates reached on the...

Loyalty is in the second nature of the people of Adamawa State. The late Alhaji Mahmudu Ribadu, Nigeria’s first defence minister and deputy prime minister at independence, was loyal to both Sir Ahmadu Bello...

As former vice-president Atiku Abubakar gets set to declare his interest in the presidency in 2015, the political environment is getting more interesting. It would be his third shot at Nigeria’s No. 1 seat....

Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives Hon. Aminu Tambuwal will soon declare his decision to dump the PDP and join the opposition APC. For almost two years, he has been hobnobbing with the APC...

Security operatives say they are ready to storm the notorious Sambisa forest in Borno State where more than 200 schoolgirls abducted since April 14 are being held. The mode of the operation cannot be...

Between September 22 and 23, 2014, in Abuja, a conference of higher education stakeholders is slated to take place. Tell magazine and Sojourn are the organisers. The conference tagged “Innovate and Lead” is billed to...

September 18 is D-Day for the people of Scotland. They will vote at a referendum meant to determine their continued membership of the United Kingdom. Will they vote yes or no? Nobody knows yet;...