Quit Notice And Other Demons

By Muhammed Abdullahi Like Sisyphus, the mythical king of Epyra who was condemned to the eternal labor of rolling a stone over a hill, Nigeria seems to have the eternal fate of dealing with unending problems that threaten its existence and cohesion. The problem is not that Nigeria is always facing threatening issues, No. Every country on the surface of the earth battles with varying degrees of problems and crises. However, while other countries surmount one obstacles after the other, overcome challenges and move on; Nigeria, like Sisyphus, has the…

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Bello’s Prayer Holiday

By Muhammed Abdullahi The secularity of the Nigerian State and its components is a settled issue. Everyone agrees that the process of managing the affairs of a country should never be mixed with the business of God. While religion should be a private and to some extent personal affair, the management of state affairs should be public and non personalized. Although in Africa, we pray and supplicate to God on everything, even things that ordinarily require only the deplorement of our intellect and common sense. This explains why we see…

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Not Today, Satan!

By Ilsa Aida The alarm rang at 4.00am, I mulled over laying there for another 5 to 10 minutes mentally calculating if it would seep into the time required to complete the packing and whatever else I wanted to do. I instead chose to play the music that always gingered my soul — Alagbada Ina and thanks to the Bang and Olufsen feature, I could hear the music play as I walked round the house. 5.00am, set to go, driver had arrived, headlights on, medium speed, the Champion track playing, traffic lights,…

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Before You Say “I Do”, Master This 7 Tips!

The thought of marriage can be terrifying especially now that most fairytale weddings end up in separation or a facade of happy couples some years or even months into the marriage. When we decide to marry, we have to keep in mind some factors so that we do not get frustrated when reality knocks on the door, that is when we find out who the person we really are. When we date, we do not share the routine, let alone the accounts, so living together is much easier and the…

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7 Healthy Shopping Tips

To make healthy grocery shopping and keep dieting, it is important to follow tips such as picking the grocery list, prefer fresh produce and avoid buying frozen food. In addition, to make good choices and still save at the end of the month, you should follow the promotions of the supermarket and avoid buying in large quantities to make stocks of products at home, especially those not used frequently or that spoil fast, Like special sauces and yogurts. Here are 7 tips to make good shopping choices. 1. Shopping List…

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Lewd Content: NBC Bans Davido, Olamide And 9ice’s Songs

Songs of popular Nigerian musicians, Davido, Olamide and 9ice has received the hammer of Nigeria’s broadcasting regulatory body. The National Broadcasting Corporation (NBS) banned five songs of the aforementioned artistes jtagged them as “Not to be Broadcasted.” The banned songs are Olamide‘s “Wo” and “Wavy Level“; Davido‘s “Fall” and “If (Remix)“; and 9ice’s “Living Things.” The corporation released the list on Tuesday, saying it has banned the 5 songs from being aired across the Nigerian airwaves. The Federal Ministry of Health had in a tweet on Friday said that the…

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Wealthy Tax Evaders Must Declare Assets In 90 Days – Osinbajo

It won’t be business as usual for tax evading wealthy Nigerians as the Federal Government Monday said it had given tax evading wealthy Nigerians and corporate bodies 90 days to declare their taxable income and pay appropriate taxes or face the full wrath of the law. The ultimatum came through Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo during the 57th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Lagos, where the state Governor, Mr. Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, called for a review of the country’s revenue allocation formula. Osinbajo had in June 2017 signed…

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FLASH: Buhari Meets Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari and the nation’s service chiefs are currently meeting inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting being held at the President’s residence is also being attended by heads of other security agencies. It is believed that the meeting will afford the security chiefs opportunity of briefing the President of developments in the security circle while he was away on medical vacation. Buhari may also use the opportunity to further harp on the instruction he gave security agencies to clamp down on criminals in the country in his broadcast…

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FLASH: President Buhari Returns Today

After spending 102 days on medical vacation, President Muhammadu Buhari is expected back in Nigeria today Saturday 19th of August 2019. The President had left Nigeria since May 7th to meet up with follow up consultation with his doctors in the United Kingdom. A statement by the Special Adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, reads ‘The President had left the country on May 7, this year, after handing over power to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who has functioned as Acting President since then. “President Buhari is expected to speak…

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(PHOTOS) N-Power Beneficiaries Visit N-Power Situation Room In Abuja

It was all fun and excitement yesterday as selected N-Power Beneficiaries from across the country visited the N-Power Situation Room In Abuja. The volunteers who came from Ogun, Osun, Kaduna, Enugu, Imo,Ondo,Niger,Edo and Delta States shared life changing experiences of being an N-Power volunteer over the past 9 months.  Ayorinde Elizabeth, posted to a Primary Health Care as an N-Health volunteer in a remote part of Ogun State narrated how she has been able to impact the community by sensitizing the people about the benefits of immunization. “Most of them…

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