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Indigenous Language: Expert seeks for regulation of electronic device in Nigeria

Babatunde Opalana  Mr Anulunko Ereodichukwu, an enthusiast of indigenous Nigerian language, is urging the federal government to regulate the sale of electronic devices which do not have Nigerian language keyboards installed in them, such devices include iPads ,iPhones ,Android and many others.  He said it is a national disrespect for manufacturers of

How to achieve digitization 

By Emmanuel Onwubiko  The best way to start this piece on this thorny issue is to narrate what a successful digital switch over of broadcasting did to the local television industry in one of the African nations that has successfully become a global brand in terms of political stability, industrialization, good

Buhari, military operations and battle against insecurity

  By Christopher Yakubu   Since President Muhammadu Buhari assumed the reins of leadership in May 2015, the army has carried out quite some operations as it continues to protect the nation’s territorial integrity.   Operation Lafiya Dole (North East Nigeria)   Operation Lafiya Dole is the army’s code name for the war on terror in Nigeria’s

Black Widow……?

By Maryam Shetty #MaryamMustFaceJustice! "Today I witnessed the most wicked and shameful display of arrogance in Bilyaminu’s death case. At about 9 to 10pm last night, tension started to build between Bilyaminu and his wife, Maryam at his residence. Maryam demanded a divorce with the threat of cutting off his manhood. Ibrahim Aliero, Bilyaminu’s friend (in

Demystifying the $1.4m corruption scandal at MOD

  By Idris Ahmed     Background    The contract was for the relocation and refurbishment of Level 2 Ministry Hospital under the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) following a directive from the UN, as a result of coordinated attacks by the Tuareg Terrorists on the facility, the hospital’s proximity to the

Op-ed: World Orphanage Day calls for sober reflections

By Obinna Okereke                                                               The United Nations (UN) declaration of November 13th of every year as the World Orphanage Day do not only call for sober reflection but a date set aside to critically take concrete steps to  once again, put smiles on the faces of the  vulnerable children financially, physically and

Buhari dividing Nigeria – Afenifere, Junaid Mohammed back Sultan

A Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, has noted that the remark by the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar II that the Federal Government is disuniting Nigerians through its manner of appointments, “is a timely worry.” Also, a Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed said the Sultan’s observations were obvious. The Afenifere, through its

Fulani Herdsmen: Grim statistics of their bloody exploits

By Dan Agbese     You probably thought it could not get more unsettling. You were wrong. Here is some evidence. Former head of state, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, addressed a one-day forum organised by a group known as the Search for Common Ground on his farm October 30. In it, he released some grim statistics about

Buhari must account for the killing of  Muslims, IDPs, IPOB members-Prof. Sulaiman

The former Minister of National Planning, Professor Abubakar Olarenwaju Sulaiman, has alerted President Muhammadu Buhari that he would one day be required to account for what he described as “the president’s misgovernance.” Sulaiman who is a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said on Tuesday that the president must be prepared to explain

Op-ed: Poor vs rich Nigerians: Any nexus?

  By Emmanuel Onwubiko  Just before President Muhammadu Buhari returned from his 103- days medical treatment in the United Kingdom(at public costs) recently, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has already prepared a politically motivated heartwarming news for him.  As we all know, Nigeria is such a place where purely non-political and scientific