PLEASE PRAY FOR ME – Mike Awoyinfa

This is it! The most unimaginable nightmare! This is it! The most painful column I have ever written or will ever write. The column I wished I never wrote. The agonizing column. The column written amidst sorrow, tears and blood. Please, pray for me. More than any time in my life, I need prayers. Prayer […]

Jonathan And The $1 Billion Security Loan

By Benjamin Umuteme When President Goodluck Jonathan wrote to the National Assembly that he needed a $1 billion foreign loan to fight the terror war and battle other security challenges little did he envisage it would generate so much tension considering the country’s security challenge. What he had thought would be a smooth sail did […]

Addressing The Plight Of Internally Displaced Persons In Benue

The recurring crisis between Fulani herdsmen and Tiv farmers in Benue State has engendered the displacement of many residents of the affected areas of the state. Concerned citizens say that the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in these areas is increasing by the day Mr Justin Gbagir, the Chairman, Benue Non-Governmental Organisation Network (BENGONET), […]

I’m Troubled By Nigeria’s Current Challenges — Abubakar

Former head of state General Abdulsalam Abubakar yesterday decried the current challenges confronting Nigeria. The retired general said this in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital at the commissioning of the renovated General Hospital. His words: “As someone who has watched our country triumph over a civil war and several other crises and had the privilege […]

National Conference: Can It Work This Time?

On Tuesday 16th May 2006, the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria threw out a bill seeking 116 amendments to the military imposed 1999 Constitution of Nigeria. The amendments sought were largely outcomes from the National Political reforms Conference organized by the Olusgeun Obasanjo administration at the time. The conference, which brought together 398 […]

SSP Resumes Weekly Gigs

Musician Sir. Shina Peters has resumed weekly performances, in the hope of re-enacting the days of glory. The musician, who is best remembered for his successful Afro Juju album, Ace, perfected this act with an initial outing on Friday January 24, 2014. The venue was Bobby’s Metro Jetty, Ikorodu, in South-West Nigeria, while the affair […]

Tuface, 31 Other Acts For Gbenga Adeyinka’s Ibadan Show

Comic act, Gbenga Adeyinka, has commenced preparations towards his annual show, Gbenga Adeyinka and Friends. It is usually staged during the festive period of Easter in Ibadan, Oyo State, in South-West Nigeria. Sources disclosed the self styled Grand Comedian Of Nigerian (GCON) intends to elevate the concept to another level this year. He has tagged […]

Singer, Uche Nnaji, Arrested

Singer and owner of clothes place operating under the trade name, Ouch, Uche Nnaji, was arrested recently. This development was at the instance of an individual known as Kelechi Mbagwu. The arrest effected on Monday December 15 2013, was based on claims of ‘threat to life’ against Uche by Kelechi. Incidentally the one-album star had […]

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