SPECIAL FEATURES: Nigerian Politics: Where are the Women?

SPECIAL FEATURES: Nigerian Politics: Where are the Women?

In 2008, the Justice Mohammed Uwais-led Electoral reform committee recognised and voiced the need for women’s inclusion  into politics and governance.   The 22-member Electoral Reform Committee had been constituted by the late former President, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, after the 2007 elections to examine the entire electoral process.   In its final report, the Committee […]

Is EFCC Fighting Corruption or Government’s Enemies?

Is EFCC Fighting Corruption or Government’s Enemies?

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is one of Nigeria’s law enforcement agencies that investigates financial crimes such as advance fee fraud (419 fraud) and money laundering. The EFCC was established in 2003, partially in response to pressure from the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF), which named Nigeria as one of […]

Threat of sack: Is Oshiomole working within his powers?

Threat of sack: Is Oshiomole working within his powers?

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr. Adams Oshiomole recently threatened to sack the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige from the party for failing to inaugurate boards under his ministry. He has also been vociferous in his comments about those defeating from the party. Assistant Editor CHINWE MADUAGWU, sort some […]

GT Bank and Children with Autism

GT Bank and Children with Autism

For two days, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GT Bank) brought experts from different fields and parents with autistic children together to brainstorm on how best to raise a children with Autism with particular emphasis on the role of parents and the community. It was part of activities marking the banks Autism week. Asian Nkutt was […]

Nigerians react to the unveiling of the National Carrier

Nigerians react to the  unveiling of the National Carrier

Nigerians have been active on the social media with their views on the recently unveiled National Air. Assistant Editor, CHINWE MADUAGWU, reports . The Federal Government a couple of days ago unveiled the Logo of the new National Carrier, National Air. During the unveiling in London, the Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, […]

What would you save first if your house was on fire?

In the event of fire outbreak it’s important to get yourself and family members out first before thinking of your possessions. If your house was on fire, what would be the first thing on your mind? Parents would go for their kids that’s a given. What if you don’t have a child, would you want […]

Lagosians lament a week of traffic lockdown

Lagosians lament a week of traffic lockdown

Lagos is not a stranger to traffic gridlocks. Lagosians are also usually not fazed by such gridlocks. Any street smart Lagosian can, on a good day, predict the traffic and tell you routes to avoid, when and why. That’s Lagos for you. However, traffic in Lagos in the past week defied all predictions and permutations […]

What Body Type Do You Prefer?

What Body Type Do You Prefer?

Beauty, they say, is in the eye of the beholder. One man’s meat is another man’s poison. The list of related idioms or wise saying goes on and on. The crux of the matter is what is good for you may not necessarily be good enough for me. Ditto for other people. You may like […]

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