Recently, the Garden City of Port Harcourt in Rivers State was thrown into jubilant mood as men and women from all walks of life converged on the city to witness the grand opening of Nigeria’s church-sponsored first free specialist hospital built by the Omega Power Ministries, a church that has now become famous for its sacrificial philanthropic gestures to the people in diverse areas of life.
Thirty years ago, ace radio presenter and my very good egbon, Mr. Jimi Disu, who was with the Vanguard Newspaper had an interview with...
As predicted by pundits, the political space in Nigeria is both boisterous and rancorous at the moment. Most elections have been held. Some are inconclusive. Others are in various stages of actualisation. Clear winners have emerged. Narrows victories have been recorded. Many results are being contested in courts of law and those of public opinion.
Since the National Assembly elections ended in Kwara on March 9, and the current Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, lost at the polls, those who have lived in mortal fear of one of Nigeria's finest Senate Presidents ever in history, have not relented in their infantile attacks against a man who, against all odds, wrestled official tyranny to the ground and eventually became one through whom God has preserved what is now our fragile democracy from being turned into a full blown dictatorship.
The March 9 governorship poll has come and gone in Abia, and the people have since moved into post-election mood and activities. They have also since resumed their normal businesses after the rigours of what was an intense campaign period for some and simply a test of popularity for others.
There is no doubt that Olusegun Adeniyi is a popular columnist. That is why one will expect that a writer of his caliber will not rush to join a mob in giving an opinion on an issue without proper investigation and full understanding of both the under-currents and the obvious points. Neither should he engage in using his column to settle personal scores.
In this piece, the writer says Atiku is just being accused wrongly by members of Buhari's party.
It is indeed sad and unfortunate that Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed said that the President Buhari administration has resolved to mobilise more domestic revenue, which translates to imposing more taxes on Nigerians living and earning their daily bread, in Nigeria, so that it can better fund the 2019 budget.
In this report, Number one bestselling author and former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Pastor Reno Omokri, puts into a particular perspective the biblical surroundings of the Christian feast, Christmas celebrated every 25th December to mark the birth of the son of God, Jesus Christ.
Buhari said “Through hard work, and by the special grace of God, we have weathered these storms”. What storm did you weather when under you, 20.93 million people became unemployed and your country became the world headquarters for extreme poverty? #Buhari2019BudgetLies