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Pictures of Adejoroh Adeogun, House of Representatives deputy chairman, committee on national security and intelligence.

INTERVIEW: How Nigeria can tackle insecurity – Lawmaker

The former officer of the State Security Service explains how Nigeria can effectively address its security challenges

Copyright issues, unprofessionalism killing photography business in Nigeria – Kelechi Amadi-Obi

Amadi-Obi For over two decades, he has remained at the forefront of his career while inspiring a new generation of photographers.

Managing Director and Chief Executive, Abubakar Suleiman

Sterling Bank lent over N55 billion to farmers in five years — CEO

The official speaks on numerous funding packages available for farmers engaged in the agricultural value chain.

Yusuf Tuggar

INTERVIEW: Attack on Ekweremadu was terrorism – Nigerian ambassador to Germany

The diplomat speaks on what the embassy is doing to ensure that those who attacked the Nigerian official face justice.

Hospital with pregnant women [Photo: The New York Times]

ANALYSIS: Why Buhari should sign bill seeking mandatory health insurance for Nigerians

Millions of Nigerians continue to face health mishaps due to causes mostly preventable or at least treatable.

Robert Mugabe during his swearing-in ceremony in Harare, 2008. The former Zimbabwean president has died aged 95. [Photo: The Conversation - EPA-EFE]

Robert Mugabe: as divisive in death as he was in life

The country’s current President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced Mugabe’s death on Twitter on 6 September

Dr Folorunsho Bodunwa, General Secretary of the Association of Resident Doctors at the Federal Neuro- Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba, Lagos

INTERVIEW: Why Nigeria’s main psychiatric hospital gravely lacks sufficient doctors – Official

The official also speaks about the situation at the hospital and why resident doctors went on strike.

Raymond Ekevwo 

INTERVIEW: How I became Africa’s fastest man — Nigeria’s Raymond Ekevwo

With an impressive time of 9.96secs, Ekevwo joined the elite list of few Nigerians to have run the 100m under 10secs.

A newborn used to illustrate the story. [Photo Credit: Shutterstock]

A village in Poland hasn’t seen a boy born in nearly 10 years – here’s how that computes

There’s nothing special about this town in Poland – it would still have been news if the same thing had happened in Lithuania or Hungary.

Federal High Court Headquarters, Abuja

ANALYSIS: Many ways indigent Nigerians can access free legal representation

Many Nigerians find that they cannot meet the fees of private legal practitioners, but many platforms in the country offer the indigent free legal services.

Mustapha Audu, son to late Prince Abubakar Audu and Kogi State governorship aspirant.

INTERVIEW: What I’ll do after disqualification by APC for Kogi Governorship – Audu’s son

Mr Audu says the screening that disqualifed him was organised in secrecy and does not inspire a lot of confidence.

Ambode

ANALYSIS: EFCC’s Botched Search Of Ambode’s House: Need To Avoid Obstruction Of Justice

It should be stated, that there is no shred of indication that the attack was instigated or masterminded by ex-Governor Ambode.

Yussuf Alli

INTERVIEW: African Games no longer glamorous – Nigerian Legend Yussuf Alli

The Nigerian record holder also speaks on Nigeria’s preparations for the African Games.

Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson

ANALYSIS: Intrigues within PDP, APC in race for Bayelsa governorship

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan warns that the PDP could lose Bayelsa to the APC.

INTERVIEW: Why we’re shooting remake of ’Living in Bondage’- Producer

The iconic Nollywood film ’Living in Bondage’ is coming almost 30 years after the original movie was shot.

Bashir Magashi is one of the 44 ministers inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari last week.

FOR THE RECORD: Official citations of Buhari’s ministers, SGF

The ministers were sworn in and assigned portfolios today by President Muhammadu Buhari

The government of President Idriss Deby in Chad blocked citizens’ internet access for 16 months. [Photo: EPA-EFE/ABIR SULTAN]

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 …

Garba Lawal

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.

Johnson Akinleye, Ph.D.,

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

Obasanjo and Buhari at State House

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.

Henrich Akomolafe is one of the 28 Nigerian global influencers

INTERVIEW: I was rejected by Nasarawa University – Young Nigerian businessman recognised by Forbes

Henrich Akomalafe says he wants to be on Forbes billionaire list.

Zakaria Migeto, a Doctoral student from Tanzania, studies Sociology and International Development in Beijing, China.

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.

File photo of President Muhammadu Buhari and Tinubu used to illustrate the story.

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.

Bishop Matthew Kukah

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.

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka. [PHOTO CREDIT: Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism]

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.