Ebola: Kaduna schools to screen students/pupils on resumption

From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna In its bid to combat the spread of Ebola virus Kaduna state government has directed all primary and secondary schools in the state to screen all their returning pupils and students before allowing them into school…

120 handball coaches, referees set for refresher seminar in Abuja

By Albert Akota No fewer than one hundred and twenty handball coaches and referees in Nigeria have indicated interest to participate in handball coaches and referees seminar billed for this month to enable them upgrade technically. Disclosing this to newsmen…

Green alleges threat to life, blames minister for NFF’s crises

The crises in the leadership of Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has taken another twist as former executive committee member, Bar. Chris Green has alleged a threat to his life, by saying that some people are after his life. Green, as…

Why DSS arrested Maigari at NFF congress– NSC

By Albert Akota Minister of Sports and Chairman of the National Sports Commission (NSC), Tammy Danagogo had no hand in the arrest of the former President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Aminu Maigari, Media Aide to the minister, Patrick Omorodion…

Chicken impeachment

Monday Column by Emmanuel Yawe  [email protected] | 08024565402 The impeachment gale, unleashed by PDP dominated state Houses of Assembly, started its journey from Yola through Lafia, and reached Enugu last week. In a comical display of just how unserious our lawmakers are…

Our ‘gallant soldiers’ in Cameroon

I was so saddened by the story of Nigerian soldiers taking refuge in primary schools, 80 miles inside Cameroon last week that I decided to devote my column to it this week. Then I remembered that not too long ago,…

2015: Martin Luther Kings Jr. would not vote for Jonathan

By Ochiaka Ugwu Freedom of speech or expression is something that exists in our society. Society acknowledges and practices it on daily basis. However, there is always a limit as to what is being expressed or said. With freedom, comes…

Take Gowon up on his offer

Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has offered to do his own bit to help end the over four-year-old Boko Haram insurgency in the North-east zone of the country. The violence has take thousands of lives and ruined the…

The last doctors’ strike

By Ijabla Raymond The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) that called resident doctors in public health facilities out on a nationwide in July had a list of 24 demands but I will limit myself to the most contentious ones. There is…

What a donkey told me

By Olugu Olugu Orji Every tribe in Nigeria has a reputation for modifying and simplifying words and phrases from English and other languages to suit peculiar vernacular diction. In this art, Hausas are best. Doctor becomes ‘likita’, electric transmutes into…