Commentaries

World Environment Day 2024: Dissecting Maina Bukar

Tuesday, June 4, 2024
The 5th of June every year is a day set aside by the United Nations to raise awareness on environmental challenges confronting humanity as well as promote the need to take actions towards the protection and restoration of our ecosystems. According to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desert ...

Prayer For Finidi George

Sunday, June 2, 2024
The fact that Finidi George is now the Super Eagles coach is no longer news. What will be news is how long is he going to last on this hot seat. Is he going to be kicked out after two matches? Are his players going to play to his instructions? Are the fans going to be singing: ldquo;all we are sayi ...

Hala Madrid: System Over Players 

Sunday, June 2, 2024
I had said in a recent post that if it cannot run without you, it is an interest and not a vision . The Spanish club, Real Madrid CF, has proved to the world that system is bigger than players. Wikipedia defines a system as a group of interacting or interrelated elements that act according to a set ...

Nigeria, We Hail Thee: The Stirring Saga Of Our National Anthem(s): Historical P

Thursday, May 30, 2024
1. The year was 1959. As the clock ticked towards 1960, Nigeria stood on the precipice of a monumental shift mdash;its emancipation from British colonial rule. This was a time when our nation was more a line item in a colonial ledger than a free state. The country, once treated less as a nation and ...

Farewell Ovularia As The Curtain Falls On An Era Of Laughter

Thursday, May 9, 2024
In the quiet hum of the evening, as the sun sets on the horizon, it is compassionate to bid a heartfelt farewell to a figure who brought joy to millions. Madam Elizabeth Evoeme, known to many as Ovularia from the beloved sitcom The New Masquerade, who just took her final bow at the age of 81. O ...

Analysis Of Public Policy And Strategic Communication In Democraticgovernance In

Saturday, May 4, 2024
BEING A PAPER PRESENTED AT A 2-WORKSHOP ON STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION rdquo; ON THE THEME ldquo;Understanding Strategic Communication for Good Governance in Nigeria rdquo; DATE: FRIDAY 3RD ndash; SATURDAY 4TH May 2 2024 VENUE: EBITARE HOTEL, YENEZUE-GENE YENAGOA B ...

Our Rooms Smell Of Smoke

Monday, April 29, 2024
The woman across the untarred close opposite us always burn refuse she sweeps in her compound. Her husband is late Near her is a compound the owner turned to his wedding workshop. Just near the building I am occupying is an inconsiderate neighbor who loves putting on his electric generator. I will ...

Did You Know That You Can Be On Your Bed And Your Energy Which Is Your Spiritual

Saturday, April 27, 2024
For few days there was no electricity, an occupant of the flat over the fence, has been with the habit of leaving his I pass my neighbour electric generator on from dusk to dawn. You know that the space we give in Nigeria while building from your neighbor 39;s fence isn 39;t up to four feet. ...

Promise And Fail People 

Friday, April 26, 2024
There was a powerful Dibia in a town in the East. According to how my Master narrated his ordeal in the hands of proud and arrogant clients, he was so powerful that his clients were good at promising how they 39;d build a heaven on earth for him, given the mud house he had and lived in. He was c ...

The Flip Side Of Age Benchmark For University Admissions

Friday, April 26, 2024
Some days back, the Honourable minister in charge of Education in the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Tahir Mamman, expressed concerns over the number of young people sitting for entrance examinations into Nigerian universities. In the words of the revered professor of law, The minimum age of en ...
show more stories