BAKASSI: From citizens to foreigners

Revisiting the long, complicated history and its many fallouts

BAKASSI: From citizens to foreigners

Revisiting the long, complicated history and its many fallouts If anything, the episode of the reported killing Nigerian fishermen, the passions it inflamed, and the debate it provoked, accentuated a bitter history of lengthy territorial scramble between both countries, which though received legal resolution over a decade and a half ago, and subsequent political resolution, […]

The New Scramble for Africa

Africa has for a long time been regarded as a corrupt, dysfunctional and hopeless continent. Africa was just not the place to invest in. But in the last few decades, Africa has witnessed an influx of foreign investors.

The New Scramble for Africa

Africa has for a long time been regarded as a corrupt, dysfunctional and hopeless continent. Africa was just not the place to invest in. But in the last few decades, Africa has witnessed an influx of foreign investors. The foreign powers are back. The African narrative is quickly changing from hopeless to hopeful, but the […]

Thousands of Nigerian children risk deportation from US

Thousands of Nigerian children in the US face possible deportation following the repealing of the deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) policy by the country’s president Donald Trump.

Thousands of Nigerian children risk deportation from US

Thousands of Nigerian children in the US face possible deportation following the repealing of the deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) policy by the country’s president Donald Trump. DACA is an American immigration policy set up by the Barack Obama administration in 2012. It has protected nearly 800,000 young undocumented immigrants brought to the US […]

Transforming Nigeria’s agricultural value chain

THIS ARTICLE IS THE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PWC'S TRANSFORMING NIGERIA'S AGRICULTURAL VALUE CHAIN REPORT.

Transforming Nigeria’s agricultural value chain

THIS ARTICLE IS THE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF PWC’S TRANSFORMING NIGERIA’S AGRICULTURAL VALUE CHAIN REPORT. Agriculture was the mainstay of Nigeria’s economy before the discovery of crude oil. From 1960 to 1969, the sector accounted for an average of 57.0% of GDP, and generated 64.5% of export earnings. From 1970 to late 2000s, the sector’s contribution to GDP […]

Open Letter of Citizens and other Freeborn people of Yorubaland to their Obas

Open Letter of Citizens and other Freeborn people of Yorubaland to their Obas:

Open Letter of Citizens and other Freeborn people of Yorubaland to their Obas

PRESS RELEASE: Open Letter of Citizens and other Freeborn people of Yorubaland to their Obas: His Majesty Ooni Adéyẹyè, Ojaja II Ooni of Ife’s Palace Enuwa Square Off Aderemi Road Ile-Ife, Osun State August 22, 2017 Your Majesty, We are well assured you cannot forget that the cause of our choosing you to be Obas […]

Stories of a Presidential broadcast

“If you are this excited about President Buhari’s return, then why didn’t you go to Abuja to welcome him when he arrived from England on Saturday.”

Stories of a Presidential broadcast

By Reuben Abati “Baba don come oh. Baba o yo yo, Baba Bubu o yo yo” “What is that?” “Eh, o yo yo” “If you are this excited about President Buhari’s return, then why didn’t you go to Abuja to welcome him when he arrived from England on Saturday.” “I didn’t have to” “After 104 days […]

Sexual violence, poverty & education corruption in Nigerian secondary schools

This article is dedicated to Nigerian students who on an ongoing basis and in varying degrees are dehumanized, denigrated and depleted by our education system.

Sexual violence, poverty & education corruption in Nigerian secondary schools

This article is dedicated to Nigerian students who on an ongoing basis and in varying degrees are dehumanized, denigrated and depleted by our education system. I especially think of all the school girls and boys that are subjected to sexual violence and all forms of harassment by their teachers and the system in general. May […]

Barcelona In Suspected Terror Attack

At least thirteen people are confirmed dead and dozens more injured after a van ploughed into a crowd of people in the centre of Barcelona in a suspected terror attack.

Barcelona In Suspected Terror Attack

At least thirteen people are confirmed dead and dozens more injured after a van ploughed into a crowd of people in the centre of Barcelona in a suspected terror attack. Local media reports have said two armed men have fled on foot to a nearby restaurant where a hostage situation is currently developing. Other reports […]

Ogun Govt To Tax Citizen On Borehole Drilling

Ogun Govt To Tax Citizen On Borehole Drilling

The Ogun State government says it will henceforth issue an operating permit to all industries and others before embarking on drilling of borehole in their premises. Government says this is In effect to regulate groundwater extraction and protect the environment,

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