• newAnambra guber: Mbazulike Amaechi okays PDP
      From Geoffrey Anyanwu, Awka   One of the few surviving nationalists and First Republic Minister of Aviation, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi yesterday endorsed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Mr. Oseloka  Obaze for victory in the N…
    - 7 mins ago 22 Oct 17, 6:29am -
  • newLotus for Aisha Buhari
    Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari, seems to have defied every odd. When her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari, told Nigerians that he would not create and recognise the Office of First Lady, not a few bought into it. Some said that was typical o…
    - 8 mins ago 22 Oct 17, 6:28am -
  • newYoruba nation: (Dis) unity, national politics and the republican spirit [I]
    The historical and sociopolitical narratives of the Yorùbá nation is an interesting and thought-provoking one since the unraveling of the multiple historical circumstances that threw up the Yorùbá as a significant factor in colonial ad postcoloni…
    - 8 mins ago 22 Oct 17, 6:28am -
  • newAjimobi is challenging the status quo for the good of all
    Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State cannot be called a gatecrasher in the comity of elites in Nigeria, having paid his dues in the corporate world at the highest level. With a father that played an active part in the politics of the Southwest as a l…
    - 9 mins ago 22 Oct 17, 6:27am -
  • newRe: ACF scribe’s bombshell: North should forget 2nd term
    It is not in the character of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) to respond to issues raised by private individuals, but we are compelled to do so in the extant case for the purpose of correction of the inaccuracy contained in the interview you (Kenny As…
    - 10 mins ago 22 Oct 17, 6:26am -
  • newI fought when student union election was rigged in my UK varsity – Judith NnaNna
    Judith Nnanna has Bachelor of Laws with Honours in Government and Politics from the University of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom. This amazing love of this young lady for driving trucks instead of a proper car is one of the things that make her…
    - 11 mins ago 22 Oct 17, 6:25am -
  • newNew yam Festival: Eze Nwachukwu to host Igbo in Lagos, Saturday
    By Perpetua Egesimba Eze Ndigbo Lagos State, Eze Uchechukwu Nwachukwu has called on all the Igbo in Lagos to come out en mass for the celebration of the new yam festival in the state which will hold on October 28 2017, at the Igbo Community Centre, N…
    - 13 mins ago 22 Oct 17, 6:23am -
  • newCorruption: Was Buhari ‘over-programmed’ for democracy?
    By Kingsley Ogbeide-Ihama While the widely purported integrity of President Muhammadu Buhari was making way for his victory in the 2015 Presidential Election, the other selling point was his sternness, considered vital in forcing Nigerians to comply…
    - 15 mins ago 22 Oct 17, 6:21am -
  • newDignity of the Nigerian military
    The issue of a standard Nigeria Army is one matter that should be in the minds of every true citizen. A look into history would throw up the important fact that great nations are built on the platform of sound military strength. Greco-Roman civilizat…
    - 16 mins ago 22 Oct 17, 6:20am -
  • newHow to avoid monkeypox virus
    By Enyeribe Ejiogu ( When the Federal Ministry of Health announced on Thursday that the outbreak of monkeypox had spread to 11 states with 74 recorded cases, apprehension, as would be expected, is naturally growing among the popul…
    - 18 mins ago 22 Oct 17, 6:18am -

Thisday Newspaper

  • newUN: 3 Borno LGAs Inaccessible, Many Others Partially Accessible
    Declares most roads to southern parts of state unusable Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri, Paul Obi in Abuja and Daji Sani in Yola The United Nations has said in spite of efforts by the Nigerian military to contain the menace of terrorism in the North-ea…
    - 1 hour ago 22 Oct 17, 5:09am -
  • new12 Years After, Southern Governors’ Forum Reconvenes in Lagos
    Security, devolution of powers top agenda Gboyega Akinsanmi Amid calls for a negotiated restructuring of Nigeria, the Southern Governors’ Forum, a platform of the 17 governors from the three geopolitical zones in the South, will reconvene in Lagos…
    - 1 hour ago 22 Oct 17, 5:07am -
  • newCourt Orders Forfeiture of Monies in Bank Accounts Not Linked to BVN
    Account holders risk losing monies after 14 days Tobi Soniyi in Lagos and Chineme Okafor in Abuja A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the forfeiture of all monies in bank accounts owned by corporate organisations, government agencies or individ…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Oct 17, 5:05am -
  • newDirector Hangs Self in Kogi over Unpaid 11 Months’ Salary Arrears
    Leaves behind wife, new set of triplets Yekini Jimoh in Lokoja A director in the Kogi State civil service, Mr. Edward Soje, whose wife recently gave birth to a set of triplets after 17 years of marriage, has committed suicide in Lokoja, the state cap…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Oct 17, 4:59am -
  • newAPC, PDP, 22 Others Yet to File 2015 Election Expenses with INEC
     Poll commission to meet over violations Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja Only five of the 29 political parties that participated in the 2015 general elections have submitted details of their election expenses to the Independent National Electoral Commissi…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Oct 17, 4:56am -
  • newBuhari: Implementation, Not Planning, Remains Africa’s Challenge
     Urges African leaders to unite Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja, Amby Uneze in Owerri and Hammed Shittu in Ilorin President Muhammadu Buhari has asserted that the problem with Africa as a continent and her member-nations remains implementation and not in…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Oct 17, 4:56am -
  • newLagos Hosts 17th Women Conference
    Wife of the governor of Lagos State and chairman of the Committee of the Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO), Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, has said this year’s National Women’s Conference, the 17th in the series, would focus on the ingenuity of women…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Oct 17, 4:53am -
  • newObasanjo to Inaugurate ‘Smart Houses’ to Bridge Abuja Housing Deficit
    Kunle Aderinokun The festering question over whether affordable houses for Nigerians is a reality or myth was put to rest and beyond any iota of doubt, recently in Abuja when River Park Estate launched over 3,000 structures comprising of different un…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Oct 17, 4:49am -
  • newMo Abudu Makes Hollywood Reporters’ List of Most Powerful Women
    Anayo Okolie TV producer and media personality Mo Abudu was among the 25 most powerful women listed by Hollywood Reporter. Mo Abudu, who is also the founder of EbonyLife TV, was the only African woman listed, amongst those from North America, Europe,…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Oct 17, 4:49am -
  • newSON Will Not Compromise Standards, Says DG
    Segun Awofadeji in Bauchi The Director-General(DG), Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON), Dr Osita Aboloma said the organization would not compromise standards of products manufactured locally and outside the country. Aboloma stated this at the ope…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Oct 17, 4:46am -
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