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Nigeria’s Hate Speech fine raises fear of licensed intimidation of dissent
The Nigerian government increased the fine for hate speech 10 times to five million Naira in the reviewed National Broadcasting code, drawing widespread criticism.
Why terrorism continues in Nigeria and how to turn the tide
Some successes have been recorded against groups such as Boko Haram and the Islamic State in West Africa. But, they keep coming back with renewed vigour
CAMA 2020: 15 business-friendly provisions in Nigeria’s new Companies and Allied Matters Act
The amended law replaces CAMA Act 1990 after 30 years. It is geared towards enhancing ease of doing business in Nigeria.
Why Nigeria’s electricity supply remains poor despite privatisation – CEO, Century Power
Chukwueloka Umeh, an engineer and power company executive, speaks about Nigeria’s broken power value chain and suggests the way forward for the industry.
How COVID-19 threatens Nigeria’s exclusive breastfeeding target
Misinformation about COVID-19 has now joined the mix of factors impeding exclusive breastfeeding.
INTERVIEW: Nigeria has never lacked good goalkeepers — Dosu Joseph
The former Nigeria goalkeeper also speaks about his very good friend Sunday Oliseh
ANALYSIS: Sub-Saharan Africa must pay more attention to Water, Sanitation, Hygiene
Available statistics for sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) show that non-availability of water, sanitation and hygiene continues to haunt our development efforts through avoidable deaths and diseases.
Spain turning major destination for Nigerian women footballers
Since Francisca Ordega paved the way with a loan move in 2017 to Atletico Madrid, Spain has become a major destination for Nigerian female football stars.
How COVID-19 deepens education crisis in Ogun communities already ravaged by armed herdsmen
Students and parents, already worried by armed herdsmen and inadequate government support, now have to worry about COVID-19.
INTERVIEW: Low awareness hampering elimination of hepatitis in Nigeria – Expert
In Nigeria, over 22 million people are infected with hepatitis B and over 4 million with hepatitis C.
54 goals conceded so far show Kepa is not Chelsea’s major defensive challenge
When Lampard led Derby into the Championship playoffs last season, his team scored 69 goals and conceded 54.
Obituary: John Lewis, Civil Rights icon and longtime Congressman passes on at 80
Congressman Lewis was a true champion for change. He battled and sacrificed for black people to have the right to vote.
INTERVIEW: My life after retirement from football – Sam Sodje
Sam Sodje also speaks on his European experience and playing for the Super Eagles.
NDDC vs National Assembly: How an investigation got messy
Most of the commission’s budget defence sessions in past years have been filled with discrepancies and controversies.
ANALYSIS: Edo, Ondo Polls: Poor women representation in politics persists
Since 1999 when Nigeria transitioned from military rule to democratic rule, women are yet to occupy up to 50 per cent of elective positions.
OBITUARY: Tolulope Arotile: Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot dies in accident
Tolulope made history in October 2019, when she was winged as Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot.
INTERVIEW: Why I’m not ready to collaborate with my brother now – Burna Boy’s sister, Nissi
The London-based artiste says female musicians are not given the same level playing ground as their male counterparts
Abandoned Abuja community to finally get health centre
Rotary Club is building a primary health care centre for the people of Kpaduma in Abuja
INTERVIEW: Why it’s difficult for goalkeepers to win awards — Ike Shorunmu
Shorunmu also speaks on other issues affecting the Super Eagles as well as limitations for goalkeepers.
INTERVIEW: My struggles between Jonathan, Saraki; and why Otoge movement succeeded — Ex-Minister
Bolaji Abdullahi explains why the Otoge movement swept the Saraki political family out of power in Kwara State.
ANALYSIS: Libya is staging ground in renewed big power swoop on Africa
Both armies consist largely of proxies and tribal militias
Buhari sets record, holds party meeting in State House Council Chambers
The Council Chamber normally hosts the meetings of the Federal Executive Council, National Council of State, National Economic Council and National Security Council, all of which are purely governmental affairs.
INTERVIEW: What to know about COVID-19 strains in Nigeria – Molecular Biologist
We realised that the virus has changed, a mutation.
Obituary: Abiola Ajimobi: Oyo’s ‘Constituted Authority’ and record maker
Mr Ajimobi earned a few foes for his confrontational mien and aggressive style of leadership, politics.