AND THE STRIKE DIED!

Yes! The planned nationwide strike by organised labour in Nigeria was called off about last midnight – a few minutes to its commencement. The news is that all the sides …

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ANOTHER SEASON OF STRIKES IN THE OFFING

Just as many of us were hoping that today, the Nigerian government and the coalition of labour unions would find a solution to their disagreement and deadlock over the minimum …

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3RD MAINLAND BRIDGE AS THE NUMBER ONE SUICIDE SPOT

Last Friday morning, a driver with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN  (Radio Nigeria) jumped from Third Mainland Bridge into the Lagos lagoon and drowned. Initial reports had said …

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OF WHAT USE IS PILGRIMAGE IF IT DOES NOT CHANGE YOUR LIFE?

This is the season of the Christian pilgrimage to Israel and other holy sites so I thought to share a personal experience on it. Pilgrimage can be a touchy matter …

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RAPE: NO PUNISHMENT IS TOO HARSH!

I know many people will not agree with advocacy for firing squad or death penalty for anyone who rapes girls who are minors. Many will say there are already laws …

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THE SOFT SIDE OF ‘HARDMAN’ TONY ANENIH

In May 2016, the rumour mill was agog that Chief Anthony Akhakon Anenih – Nigeria’s political ‘Mr. Fix It’ – had died  in a London hospital of cancer. The News …

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PASTOR REGGIE CRIES OUT FOR HELP!

Like every Nigerian, Reggie had the right to hope for the best in a country where he was born and which his parents bequeathed to him as the only place …

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THIS KHASHOGGI, THAT KHASHOGGI

The name Khashoggi has been in the spotlight on the last couple of weeks because of the murder of Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, inside the Saudi …

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ADAMS OSHIOMHOLE AS THE STORMY PETREL

The storm following the APC primaries is really blowing as strong as any hurricane, tornado or even a tsunami. In the eye of this storm is Adams Oshiomhole, the APC …

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SAD STORIES OF NIGERIA AIRWAYS PENSIONERS VERIFICATION

Many of us will not like to be in the shoes of Nigeria Airways pensioners who are currently going through th3 verification exercise to qualify to benefit from the first …

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