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Nigeria’s Student Loan: Taking Off Without a Base?

Nigeria’s Student Loan: Taking Off Without a Base?

By Zikora Ibeh Since late last year, the launch of the student loan initiative has experienced multiple deferrals, with state authorities announcing its commencement at no fewer than three different times,  with the most prospective date—as stated by its...

Cigarette Pollution:  Nigeria is Africa’s second highest contributor- Report

Tobacco: Celebrating 20 years of death and diseases?

Dr. Oyegbile By Olayinka Oyegbile, PhD The true face of smoking is disease, death and horror, not the glamour and sophistication the pushers in the tobacco industry try to portray - David Byrne Notwithstanding the heavy toll of cigarettes...

Tinubulations of 2024

Tinubulations of 2024

By Prof. John Igoli Romans 12:12: Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. The Holy Books warn about tribulations and the happenings in the period of tribulations. The warnings are meant for us to fear...

Wonders of Hausa-speaking Northern Christian names

Tinubu, Nigeria is Sinking and Streets are Full of Tears

By Farooq A. Kperogi Twitter: @farooqkperogi The searing torment that everyday folks are going through in Nigeria right now is so dire, so unbearably extreme, and so unexampled in its rawness that even diasporan Nigerians like me who live...

Writers, artists, creativity and smoking

Writers, artists, creativity and smoking

By Olayinka Oyegbile, PhD. Smoking. I find the most ridiculous of all the varieties of human behaviour and practically the only one that is entirely against nature. Can you imagine a cow or any animal taking a mouthful of...

The Soun and I

The Soun and I

By Oba Adedokun Omoniyin Abolarin As I weave the words of our shared journey and reduce it into a piece of portable writing, pride and joy swell up within my heart for my very good brother and friend and...

Coker-Odusote: 100 Days of magic touch at NIMC

Coker-Odusote: 100 Days of magic touch at NIMC

By Walter Duru, Ph.D It was Albert Einstein that once said that “setting an example is not the main means of influencing another, it is the only means.” That sentiment expressed by Einstein is the primary essence behind the theory...

Nigerians pray and prey

Nigerians pray and prey

By John Igoli While Nigerians are praying for a better country, they simultaneously and unwittingly prey on themselves. It is this preying attitude and activities that seem to make our prayers unanswered. A Nigerian campaign for his candidate expecting...

Wonders of Hausa-speaking Northern Christian names

Wonders of Hausa-speaking Northern Christian names

By Farooq A. Kperogi Twitter: @farooqkperogi Hausa-speaking Christians in Nigeria’s far north are the most invisible demographic in Nigeria. Their numerical and symbolic modesty in the predominantly Muslim northern Nigeria renders them marginal in their natal region, and their...

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