Okagbare sets the pace in Women 100m

NVS Sports | 2014-07-27
Okagbare sets the pace in Women 100m

Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare on Sunday moved to the semi-final of the 100m at the ongoing 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rivers APC Defends Amaechi’s purchase of road analyser

Nwaorgu Faustinus | 2014-07-27
Rivers  APC Defends Amaechi’s purchase of road analyser

"We are shocked that instead of joining the rest of Rivers people to celebrate the purchase of this scientific device to be used in monitoring road quality so as to ensure that dubious contractors do not rip off the State...."

The Failure and Doro-Ebola Problem of Northern Nigeria

Prince Charles Dickson | 2014-07-26
The Failure and Doro-Ebola Problem of Northern Nigeria

​“The Sultan added, “We northerners have put ourselves in a quagmire, because whatever that is happening in the North is our own doing. This was because we did not do what we are supposed to do. And since we know that, ...

Bishop Kukah’s Private Outrage

Sonala Olumhense | 2014-07-26
Bishop Kukah’s Private Outrage

This is a review of the recent public lecture: “Wole Soyinka: 80 Years Of Genius & Prophetic Outrage,” by the respected Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto.

The grammar shaming of an American comedian’s music video

Farooq A. Kperogi | 2014-07-26
The grammar shaming of an American comedian’s music video

A wildly viral parodic music video by American comedian “Weird Al” Yankovic, titled “word crimes,” which mocks grammatical errors in American English, has provoked a flurry of animated commentary from American linguists.

Osun: Time to decide

Tunde Fagbenle | 2014-07-26
Osun: Time to decide

On the 9th of August the State of Osun governorship election would hold. It is an election I have more than a passing interest in, for that is my state.