Features And Interviews

Nigeria investment authority explains 2017 performance; reviews strategy

We may begin payment of dividend in 2019 — Nigeria Sovereign Investment boss

The Managing Director/CEO, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) speaks on current investment portfolio of the agency.

Super Eagles departing Austria

ANALYSIS: Russia’s Delicious Meal of World Class Football and Super Eagles’ Hazy Flight

“Let the excitement and soothing balm of the World Cup cascade round the globe and give some respite to a troubled world.”

INTERVIEW: How we certify, approve Genetically Modified food in Nigeria – DG Biosafety Agency

The official also speaks on allegations his agency is biased in favour of GM foods.

Moshood Abiola

SATIRE SATURDAY: ‘President’ M.K.O Abiola, ‘Barrister’ Dino Melaye and all that

For the alleluia crowd who handed the government another four-year mandate on the basis of the June 12 honours, GCFR title will not construct the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway.

Justice Denied: Remembering Apo Six victims 13 years after

A police officer accused of ordering the illegal killings has been promoted twice.

INTERVIEW: #NotTooYoungToRun: How the journey began – Bill’s Sponsor

Mr Nwulu also laments the rejection of the bill by his constituency in Lagos.

Former Head of State, Sani Abacha

SATURDAY SATIRE: Abacha as Buhari’s superhero

It is unclear whether Mr Buhari believes Mr Abacha tormented and murdered numerous pro-democracy campaigners who worked for the democracy he now enjoys.

Jolly Nyame was sentenced to 14 years in prison for fraud

Jolly Nyame: Story of a Reverend turned Governor turned Prisoner

Now a convict at 63, Mr Nyame will spend the next 14 years behind bars for failing to distinguish himself as a servant of God while in office.

President Muhammadu Buhari speaking

ANALYSIS: Buhari administration’s scorecard in education after three years

The president made some promises in the education sector upon assuming office.

A Maize farm [Photo: HapaKenya]

INTERVIEW: Govt risking lives of Nigerians by adopting GMOs – Environmental Activist

“Give Nigerians a law that assures strict liability for those who want to use us as guinea pigs. We need a better law for the regulatory agencies.”

Francis Adedayo Faduyile

INTERVIEW: Why Nigerian doctors are leaving country to other climes – NMA President

The pathologist also speaks on the ongoing JOHESU strike and how to curb quackery in the medical profession.

John Odigie-Oyegun, APC Chairman

After APC congresses, what next for Saraki, Dogara, Kwankwaso, others who lost?

The split in many states shows the rift among top leaders of the party.

Olisa Metuh

SATIRE SATURDAY: Olisa Metuh, court theatrics and APC born againism, By Oladeinde Olawoyin

The biggest mystery in the land remains how APC funded its own campaign.

Ipetu-Ijesha mini-water scheme

INVESTIGATION: Nigeria’s deputy speaker implicated in abandoned billion naira water projects (II)

The report reflects the pains of three communities in their efforts to access clean water in the midst of a controversial legislative intervention.

Abandoned Ife-Odan mini water scheme with Ileri-Oluwa and her sister in search of water

INVESTIGATION: Residents suffer as N1.1 billion ‘completed’ water projects abandoned in Osun

The report reflects the pains of three communities in their efforts to access clean water in the midst of a controversial legislative intervention.

Chagala - Migrants flocking into Egypt for domestic work

Chagala: Travails of Nigerian girls inside Egypt’s slave markets (1)

Human traffickers and underage victims’ families conspire to sell them into slavery.

National Bio-Technology Development Agency.

INTERVIEW: Why Nigeria is adopting GMOs – Official

“We don’t know the long term side effect of eating GMO foods, but there is a lot of ongoing research on that.”

Bamidele Omotowa, a Nigerian U.S.-based Chemist, Nuclear Scientist, and Co-Founder of Pearlhill Technologies

INTERVIEW: How Nigeria can maximise benefits of Rivers Niger, Benue – U.S.-based Scientist (3)

The nuclear scientist also speaks on flooding in Nigeria from the Cameroonian lake and how this can be tackled.

Qancy Salako

INTERVIEW: What Nigerian youth must do to salvage country (II) – Nuclear Scientist

The U.S. based scientist delves into his work, brain drain from Nigeria, raising children in the U.S. and other issues.

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU)

Blurry hope for OAU, UI students over restoration of their unions

The OAU union was suspended in November 2017, six months after that of Ibadan suffered a similar fate.

Other Otodogbame Out of School kids and their parents

Otodo-Gbame: How eviction forced children out of school; rendered parents poor (II)

For evicted residents of Otodo-Gbame, a settlement on the edge of the Lagos Lagoon, it is a pathetic tale of pain, squalor and dashed hopes.


Otodo-Gbame: Evicted by Lagos govt, stranded residents struggle, die in crowded slums (1)

It is a matter of life and death for people forcefully evicted from their homes, then abandoned by a government that promised help.