By Farooq A. Kperogi, Ph.D. Twitter: @farooqkperogi Both the proponents and opponents of the so-called Hate Speech Bill in the Nigerian Senate don’t seem to realize that the bill itself is fundamentally...

By Yakub Uba Love him or hate him, Rt. Honourable Kabiru Mijinyawa, the out-going Speaker of Adamawa House of Assembly has broken the jinx and set the record of being the longest serving Speaker in Adamawa,...

  Nigeria: Atheism VS Extremism By Aliyu Smith Almusawi By Aliyu Smith Almusawi Now that more and more people are defecting to atheism without fear of any consequence, thanks to Mubarak Bala, the...

By Haruna Isa Children’s Day is a Day set aside every May 27, to celebrate children’s emancipation and to alleviate their suffering. Every year the celebration comes with different face. Sometimes,...

By Mohammed Ismail   With Nigerian politicians, the general tendency is not to look at things objectively but in a personal and parochial stance. It is therefore not surprising that while the country...

  By  Jaafar Jaafar Let me start with a confession today. The return of Godwin Emefiele as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) after five uneventful years pained me. And to borrow Ayo...

By Fredrick Nwabufo   There is nothing as fatal as a blow from a “consanguineal fist”.  A cut from a “sibling” hurts deeper than that from a stranger. I have been inflicted severe...

By Haruna Isa Begging on the streets, in the urban centers is one of the age long activities and perhaps occupations of the highly vulnerable, poverty-ridden individuals in the society.   This...

    About two years ago, a certain state governor in the North, who was infuriated at the executive secretary of the state pilgrim board for allegedly sidelining his wife in Hajj contract, once...

By Haruna Isa Nigeria, the giant of Africa continent has been a relatively peaceful, multicultural, dynamic and progressive nation, blessed with human and natural resources, which paved ways for many...