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Monday, October 23, 2017

Adebola Williams success story of installing three President

It would be a remarkable achievement for an entrepreneur of any age, but at just 31 years old, Nigerian Adebola Williams has already helped...

Spain threatens direct rule as Catalan leader calls for talks

Catalonia is prepared to enter into a dialogue on independence from Spain "without preconditions," Catalan President Carles Puigdemont told CNN on Wednesday, as the...

Making a strong case for restructuring as the only panacea to Nigeria’s development impasse

“ When something serious is going on, silence is a lie,” said Ape Abraham, founding editor of New York Times. The beauty of democracy...

Suspend Kachikwu, Baru, Senate panel chair tells Buhari

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream) Senator Tayo Alasoadura, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately suspend the Minister of State...

As Johnson Sirleaf exits, Liberians thankful for peace, excited about change

After a dozen years of recovery under Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for helping bring peace after civil war turned...
Chris Bredenhann, PwC Africa Advisory Oil & Gas Leader

African national oil companies need to brace up for future challenges-PwC

NOCs across Africa have an enormous opportunity to secure a more sustainable future by transforming into “national energy companies” (‘NECs’), escaping the economic trap...

TRIBAL WISDOM IN FOOD SECURITY: What my people need

“In peace time or at war, the farmer defends the people from the worst enemy of all: Hunger.” African proverb For most home-grown Africans, proverbs...

Tinubu roars: Repair Nigeria now

Rejects calls for break-up Seeks return to 1963 constitution By Omoniyi Salaudeen and Onyedika Agbedo National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has...

Meet the 50-year-old Chennai professor who holds 145 academic degrees

The visiting card of Professor VN Parthiban can barely hold all of the 145 academic degrees he obtained over the course of 30 years. Just...

The Farmers’ Reward: Rural Thoughts on Climate Change in Sub-Saharan Africa

“Climate change? What’s climate change?” Her surprise was genuine, and I understood that she had no idea how the fertilizer she requested with such passion...

The Farmers’ Reward: Rural Thoughts on Climate Change in Sub-Saharan Africa.

“Climate change? What’s climate change?” Her surprise was genuine, and I understood that she had no idea how the fertilizer she requested with such passion...

Nigerians making life difficult for Ghanaians – Time to take difficult decisions against them

The vast majority of Nigerians are fantastically honorable, industrious, God fearing and fabulous workaholics who are making remarkable contributions in many ways to the...

The road to Okemosan is usually rough and with potholes

It had never been an easy ride for anyone who want to grab power at any level where contest and election are the processes...

Unity In Insanity?

It is delusional in the extreme to seek unity in the midst of insanity. And delusion itself is a form of mental illness. On June...

Who is (not) afraid of the women?

In the aftermath of recent socio-political protests across the world, and with particular attention to the losses incurred in each affected economy, it is...
Funke Michaels

LAUGHING AT LEADERSHIP: Comedy, Social Media and Political Warfare

These days, comedy and politics are related. Like laughter and wailing, they both involve the baring of teeth. When we get those funny memes...

Extraordinary women: Celebrating Funke Michaels

One would think that a lady who has bagged so many awards, accolades, degrees and who is a Harvard fellow would be snobbish or pompous.  But...
Funke Michaels

Africa: The Curse of Tribal Politics

A review of Anthea Manasseh’s Tribeless  “When brothers fight to the death, strangers inherit their ancestral home.”  (African proverb) I first read Anthea Manasseh’s TRIBELESS article on...

Reversing diabetes in 45days

I first met Dr. Paul Olisa Ojeih, in 1999.  He was then, the Medical Director of Iris Medical Foundation in Ogba, Lagos State. The next...

Riding On ICT To Exit Recession

Nigeria retained its rating as the fastest growing Information and Communications Technology (ICT) market in Africa and amongst the fastest growing in the World...