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The illegal shipment of GMO maize into Nigeria -By Greg Odogwu

  The National Biosafety Management Agency recently revealed that two shipments of genetically modified maize worth millions of dollars were discovered at a seaport in Lagos. The Director-General of NBMA, Rufus Ebegba, said a vessel arrived at the ENL Terminal at the Lagos port with 25,750 metric tons of genetically modified maize worth an estimated […]

  The Nigerian Humanist Movement is deeply concerned by the recent military action and ongoing agitation for Biafra by this separatist group in South East Nigeria, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). While, as humanists, we recognize the rights of individuals to self-determination and to peaceful protest, we also acknowledge the duty of the government […]

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  In the memory of those we lost not to death but to myopic circumstances, this experience cannot even be conveyed in million words but will share it best way I can. You can be sure of nothing else in life except the fact that things will always change. You ever seen a picture of […]

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  I clearly recall the ‘show of force’ in my hometown Gboko when on this day in 2001, 2 military armoured personnel carriers rolled into town. The only thing that prevented an ensuing kerfuffle between the soldiers and the young men who wanted to know what they were doing in their town from degenerating into […]

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  I had an interesting conversation with a young lady and the conversation goes thus; I asked her what will be her preference between these two kinds of men,  will she prefer a man who truly loves her, who is very committed, who is striving to become somebody and who has a promising future. Or […]

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  Diezani Alison-Madueke is currently the poster girl for President Muhammadu Buhari’s war against corruption. Throughout this year, no name has been more associated with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) than the former petroleum minister’s. The allegations against her are numerous and the figures being mentioned humongous. From Lagos, to Abuja, Port Harcourt, […]

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How Nollywood Filmmakers Can Leverage Social Media For Publicity -By

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A lot has been said about how social media has impacted various aspects of our lives and businesses. No matter how “old school” you are, no matter how much you loathe the “exposure” social media brings, one thing we can all agree on, is that businesses have benefited tremendously from social media. For businesses, there […]

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What Nigeria Owes To Its Past -By Rees Chikwendu

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  If you owe a debt you have to know how and when to pay it, otherwise, don’t be surprised when debt collectors come knocking at your house to collect what you owe. They will keep coming until you pay your debts. Debts are not easily forgotten neither can you write it off on your […]

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Geologists, Insurgency, and the Way Forward -By Fatima Ibrahim Maikore

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The recent abduction and murder of some geologists and engineers of the University of Maiduguri have again highlighted the perils facing professionals who work quietly in the background but whose occupational outcome is part of what is responsible for the prosperity of our nation. On the fateful day of Tuesday, July 25, 2017 the NNPC/University […]

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MTN Class And Call, Nigeria Illicit Financial Flow

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  When Ogbeni (Mr.) Adebayo Shittu came out to state the intent of the federal government representing the information and communication sector, he was clearly plain about the final decision of the federal government and NCC on the fine inflicted on MTN Nigeria for not meeting the deadline setup by mobile network operators for disconnecting […]

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