Nigeria

150 students missing after gunmen raid Kaduna school

Reading Time: 2 minutes About 150 students are missing after armed men raided a boarding school in Nigeria’s Kaduna state, a parent and an administrator said on Monday, and police said they were in hot pursuit alongside military personnel. The attack on the Bethel Baptist High School is the 10th mass school kidnapping since December in northwest Nigeria, which Read More…

Chido Nwakanma Featured News Notes

Mobilising Ndigbo for voter registration2

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: The Nation. INEC HAS COMMENCED voter registration for the 2023 elections beginning 28 June 2021 until August. It comes against the backdrop of some confusion in the South-East concerning its political future given recent events. INEC planned the voters’ roll initially for February 2021, and this column noted that it would play a Read More…

Culture & Arts Entertainment Top Story

Iya Burna, the real game changer

Reading Time: 12 minutes Image Credits: Genevieve Magazine. By Chiamaka Nsude Behind every successful man there is a formidable support system and for Burna Boy, that support system is his mother Bose Ogulu A.K.A. ‘Mama Burna’. She had taken over the official management of her son’s musical career in 2017 when it became obvious that Burna needed an overhaul Read More…

Business Industry Top Story

Why Lagosians must patronise Made-in-Aba

Reading Time: 6 minutes By Nkanu Egbe Take a walk into a clothing shop in the United States, check the labels on their garments and you will see “Made in Turkey”, “Made in China”, “Made in Nigeria” … Made in Nigeria? Yes! Unknown to many, Nigeria exports first-grade textiles and garments to Europe and the United States. The numbers Read More…

Featured Notes Owei Lakemfa

I weep more for Nigeria which wasted the Ayomikes

Reading Time: 4 minutes I CANNOT BELIEVE I am writing this. The events are a nightmare that will not go away. Pa Joseph Oritseretsolokumi Ayomike, an 83-year-old man of culture and immense intellect, and his wife, Dr. Chinyere ‘Chichi’ Shirley Ayomike, opera soloist/duetist, Technical Vocational Education and Training, TVET, expert, and a senior lecturer at the Delta State University, Read More…

Featured Notes Wole Olaoye

Managing Nigeria’s Diversity

Reading Time: 5 minutes THREE NEWS-BREAKS, the re-arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB); the storming of the residence of Sunday Adeyemo, a.k.a. Sunday Igboho, and the passing of the Petroleum Industry Bill by the National Assembly — nearly consigned the seminal treatise enunciated by former President Goodluck Jonathan at the 13th Joe-Kyari Gadzama Read More…