Aiteo Cup: Lobi Stars, Rivers United battle for Semi-final slot

It’ s an all NPFL clubs top of the bill pairing as free scoring Rivers United file out against Lobi Stars on Friday in Ijebu Ode as the 2019 Aiteo Federation Cup enters the quarter-finals stage. Rivers United – ‘The…

Between Buhari govt and PDP (3)

WEDNESDAY COLUMN by USSIJU MEDANER info@medaner.com | justme4justice@yahoo.com Again, Mr Secondus asked if we have a performing Commander-in-Chief in Nigeria? So I also ask, how much more competent can the president become before these people finally swallow their pride and…

Banditry: The Buratai strategy

By Mustapha Aliyu The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war – Douglas MacArthur Nigeria is a great country. A country with great…

June 12: Nigeria’s feats amid shortfall

GUEST Column by Carl Umegboro Military junta of General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida had inadvertently made June 12 a historic day Nigerians will never abort from their memory. It symbolizes oppression, injustice and tyranny against the masses. By the annulment of…

EU’s final report on 2019 elections

The European Union Election Observation Mission that monitored Nigeria’s elections on Feb. 23 and March 9 has just published “a final report”. It notes a “systemic failure” which the observers said cast “a long shadow” over the integrity of the…

Busting the myths about comprehensive sexuality education

Being a UNESCO Paper delivered in Paris on June 12 recommending scripted lessons where necessary to help teachers cover the subject correctly. Comprehensive sexuality education is an essential part of a good quality education that improves reproductive health and contributes…

Repeal Section 372 now to reduce rate of suicide

By Vweta Chadwick A little over two years ago, a 51-year-old woman was arraigned before a Lagos State magistrate’s court under section 372 of the Nigerian penal code. She reportedly became depressed after being defrauded of about N18.7 million. Unable…

Gender equality: Is the giant of Africa on the global stage?

By Abang Dove In the past few weeks, a lot of things trended in Nigeria including the unsuccessful passage of The Bill For An Act To Incorporate and Enforce Certain Provisions of The United Nations Convention On The Elimination of…

Strong institutions: A panacea to sustained development

By Buwa Meldrick Memeh Precisely October 1st2015, at the annual event tagged “Platform” organised by Pastor Poju Oyemade’s Covenant Christian Centre, Bishop Kukah stated that if the worst President that ever ruled Nigeria had the opportunity to be the President…

e-Dividend and the capital market

By Abimbola Johnson Nigeria’s Capital Market operations are changing, and nothing symbolises this better than the electronic dividend payment (e-dividend) initiated since last year. By end of June this year, the Security and Exchange Commission, SEC, has said that issuing…