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Chief Bisi Akande

Contentment is his name - A Tribute to Chief Bisi Akande

Contentment is satisfaction and ease of mind. Contentment is being satisfied with what one has. It does not necessarily mean not being ambitious; it rather means seeking everything in contentment, without resorting to greed and indecent means. This



An App that combats some of Nigeria's security challenges through Biometrics and Background Checks, has been launched. Electronic Verification Application (EVA) is an employee identification system that helps employers verify the identity of their more

31 Dec 2017 00:00 News

Nigeria’s newly appointed High Commissioner to the Court of St. James’ in the United Kingdom – H.E. Mr George Adesola Oguntade CFR, CON, has presented his Letter of Credentials and had audience with Her Majesty the Queen at Buckingham Palace. more

6 Dec 2017 16:16 News

Yana Duka is one of 35 cholera patients in a provisional health facility in Muna camp. She lost her pregnancy after falling ill.

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Yana, 25, was three months pregnant when she fell sick with cholera just days ago. “I was already suffering, but then I started bleeding, and the baby is gone now,” she told UNFPA in one of the tent wards for cholera patients at a displacement camp more

26 Nov 2017 22:46 News

Young people aged 16 - 24 from Yola, northeast Nigeria are to benefit from a new partnership launched between the Citi Foundation and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) which will provide refugees, young people displaced within their own more

13 Oct 2017 00:00 News

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has given a heroic burial to its late Instructor Pilot, Group Captain Adanu Gabriel Ochai, who lost his life in an air mishap involving a NAF Air Beetle aircraft last month in Kaduna. Ochai was laid to rest at the more

6 Sep 2017 00:00 News

President Muhammadu Buhari’s national broadcast, after 104-days of medical tourism, was as disappointing as it signalled a dangerous bend in government-citizen relationship that must be checked right away in the interest of both the administration more

25 Aug 2017 00:00 Opinion

When the Buhari-led administration was wooing the masses for votes before the 2015 election with all manner of promises of change, little did we know that those campaign promises were a smokescreen approach meant to hoodwink the masses into voting more

21 Aug 2017 00:00 Opinion

The South East Zone of Nigerian human rights organisation Civil Liberties Organisation, in the wake of the recent Ozobulu church massacre, has said it is time for all stakeholders in Nigeria to stop glorifying wealth from questionable means. more

8 Aug 2017 00:00 Anambra

The role of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, South East Nigeria in the August 6 St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu massacre which claimed 11 lives leaving 18 injured according to the State Police, has come under strong moral criticism. more

7 Aug 2017 00:00 Anambra

Nigeria's former Attorney-General and Justice Minister - Prince Dr. Olu Onagoruwa is dead. The Prince from Odogbolu in Nigeria's Ogun State died earlier this morning, months after celebrating his 80th birthday. more

21 Jul 2017 15:25 News

As if there is collusion between the federal executive and legislature to attack Nigeria’s soul at both the moral and economic levels, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo and a member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Linus Okorie (Ebonyi, PDP), have more

18 Jul 2017 00:00 Opinion

Nigeria’s first Diaspora Bond has started trading on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange. more

29 Jun 2017 00:00 Business & Economy

On the 30th of May, 2017, the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) and the Biafran Independence Movement (BIM) issued a stay at home directive to all Nigerians of Igbo extraction. The directive, according to reports, was issued on three inter-related more

27 Jun 2017 00:00 Opinion

There is need for the Federal Government of Nigeria to guide against whipping up public sentiments against judicial officers whenever it found itself on the wrong side of judicial verdicts, as attempts to demonize the judges and intimidate the more

24 Jun 2017 00:00 Opinion 1 Comments

Events from around the world in the first week of June are sources of local wisdom for Nigeria to learn from. From the US Senate Intelligence Committee’s investigation of alleged Russian interference in the United States Presidential election last more

17 Jun 2017 00:00 Opinion

A book should not be judged by its cover, nor should the holiness of a man of God be judged by the resplendency of his robe. So hear me out and do not judge what I am about to say by the title. I am talking about THIS present Nigeria, not the Nigeria more

13 Jun 2017 00:00 Opinion

Interestingly, the feedback on PMB’s scorecard shows a mixed bag of hard knocks and eulogies. So, what do Nigerians think? Here is a non-scientific feedback from a cross section of the citizenry on government’s management of specific sectors of the more

28 May 2017 00:00 Opinion

On May 29th 2017, the APC government under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari will be two years in office. Having reached the midpoint of its four-year tenure, we consider an assessment of the government to be appropriate. more

28 May 2017 00:00 Opinion

While we must give kudos to the military and the Nigerian government for improving security in the northeast, it is safe to say the conflict is far from over. There is still some way to go. more

24 May 2017 00:00 News

Musa*, a CJTF leader based in Maiduguri, has been pleading with his government contacts to provide jobs and support to his men once they decide to leave the CJTF. “You have taught them how to use arms. You have taught them how to fight. To not help more

10 May 2017 00:00 News