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ANALYSIS: How social media is changing politics across Africa
Social media is more than views and opinions shared online. The technology can also help orchestrate protests …
INTERVIEW: Atlanta 96 Olympic win was turnaround for northern women –Garba Lawal
Lawal speaks about his playing time in Tunisia and Holland as well as current project.
INTERVIEW: I’m ‘extremely proud’ of my early education in Nigeria – American university Chancellor
Johnson Akinleye became the 12th Chancellor of North Carolina Central University (NCCU) in 2017
INTERVIEW: Buhari insensitive to Nigeria’s diversity — Obasanjo
The nation’s fourth republic’s first president speaks on how he implemented the promises in his inaugural speech in the eight years he held power.
INTERVIEW: I was rejected by Nasarawa University – Young Nigerian businessman recognised by Forbes
Henrich Akomalafe says he wants to be on Forbes billionaire list.
INTERVIEW: My experience as an African studying in China – Zakaria Migeto
Zakaria Migeto also speaks about growing up in Tanzania and keeping a family in Tanzania and China.
ANALYSIS: Buhari’s ministerial list reflects APC’s preparation for 2023
There are indications across the country that the president gave priority to politics over policy in his choices.
Nigeria and its Fourth Republic: Failing to Learn or Learning to Fail? By Mathew Kukah
Bishop Kukah argues that even as its fourth republic clocks 20, Nigeria is still far away from the principles of republican Democracy. “A real republic is still a dream deferred,” he says.
INTERVIEW: Why I can’t stop challenging injustice – Soyinka
Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka also speaks on President Muhammadu Buhari and the activities of many young Nigerians.
Senate Committees: Reward for loyalty, surprises and round pegs
Most of the appointments appear as compensation for loyalty to the leaders of the Senate, as well as the APC.
INTERVIEW: Our challenges, successes at FIRS – Fowler
Mr Fowler also speaks on the MTN controversy and the treatment of staff at the FIRS.
ANALYSIS: Senate’s ministerial screening, an opportunity lost
Of the 43 appointees, 22 were excused without grilling – this is more than half of the total nominees.
ANALYSIS: Insecurity: State of emergency for South-west governors
The regional governors’ attempt at finding solutions via a talk shop is salutary to the extent that the resolutions will be followed with the needed zeal.
ANALYSIS: Failed Promises On Refineries: Will Kyari be different from predecessors?
Between 1993 and 2016, the federal government may have spent about $6.065 billon on the rehabilitation of the four refineries.
EXPLAINER: How Regional Stabilisation Facility hopes to curb Boko Haram crisis
The high point of the event was when the governors, including global partners, signed a $100 million regional stabilisation facility aimed at ending the humanitarian crisis in the region.
PROFILE: Justice John Tsoho — Chief Justice of the Federal High Court
Born June 24, 1959, at Mbaduku Vandeikya Local Government Area of Benue State, Justice Tsoho, now 60, has up to five years to retire.
INTERVIEW: Why my husband’s sons are after me – Seinye Lulu-Briggs
Mrs Lulu-Briggs also speaks on how plans to bury are husband are being frustrated.
INTERVIEW: What we are doing in Nigeria’s power sector — NSIA MD
The MD, Uche Orji, says in terms of size, the NSIA is one of the smallest sovereign wealth funds in the world, about 52 out of 56 or so.
SATIRE SATURDAY: Nigeria Air’s death anniversary and why Gbajabiamila needs 361 aides
This column proposes another slot for a Senior Special Assistant on Bourdillon “2023” Affairs.
INTERVIEW: Why I resigned as head of Nigeria’s AIDS agency, NACA – Aliyu
Sani Aliyu also speaks on his bid to head the UN agency on AIDS, UNAIDS.
SATIRE SATURDAY: Oyo, Seyi Makinde and the “Solo Makinde” Syndrome
No development has exposed the governor’s tactless approach to governance like the claims on Moniya-Iseyin Road controversy.
How lack of apprentices, emergence of ‘graduate artisans’ affect Nigeria’s SMEs
The collapse of artisanship has also killed the dreams of many young people with creative skills, says a social activist.
FEATURE: The Remarkable Story of Anthony, Akinwumi Adesina’s Adoptive Son from Madagascar
For President Akinwumi Adesina of the African Development Bank, Anthony’s story is one of hope.
In Nigeria’s crowded prisons, inmates describe terrible feeding, sanitation (2)
Nigerian prisons are overcrowded and are poorly run. PREMIUM TIMES’ and interviews with 150 inmates prove those challenges.