Higher education: How we got things wrong

Levi Obijiofor | 2014-04-17
Higher education: How we got things wrong

When universities operate on erratic academic calendar, quality suffers and students cannot tell precisely when they would graduate.

Okonjonomics or When a Finance Minister Turns Money-Doubler

Ogaga Ifowodo | 2014-04-17
Okonjonomics or When a Finance Minister Turns Money-Doubler

I couldn’t help it. As soon as the new figures conjured by Dr Okonjo-Iweala out of Nigeria’s “rebased” Gross Domestic Product exercise came out, I shouted abracadabra! Then I chanted, “Come and see Ah-meri-ka wonder! Come and see Ah-meri-ka wo

Youth unemployment in a rebased economy

Chido Onumah | 2014-04-17
Youth unemployment in a rebased economy

So, what do we do to tackle the pressing problem of youth unemployment in Nigeria so that we don’t breed an army of despondent young people who may become pawns in the hands of terrorists and religious extremists of every hue?

Nigeria Should Prepare For 100 Years of War.

Benjamin Obiajulu Aduba | 2014-04-17
Nigeria Should Prepare For 100 Years of War.

There is no military solution to Boko Haram threat. It does not mean that a 100-year war is inevitable. Nigeria can end the BH menace in a year or less if it were to summon the political will to do so.

Starve Religion Of State-Fund Workplace & School Uniformity

Farouk Martins Aresa | 2014-04-17
Starve Religion Of State-Fund Workplace & School Uniformity

The billions that should be used to uplift the poor and deprived recruiters of talikawa is wasted by politicians blaming one another, Army inside job; yet unmoved by massacre to justify goals.

APC Governors Shun Meeting with Jonathan

Jaiyeola Andrews / This Day | 2014-04-17
APC Governors Shun Meeting with Jonathan

Governors on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), Thursday, shunned the security meeting convened by President Goodluck Jonathan.


 

Brilliant verses for Nigeria’s centennial

Brilliant verses for Nigeria’s centennial

All is now set for the unveiling of an anthology featuring striking poems from 36 distinguished poets from Nigeria. Some of the poets are J. P. Clark-Bekederemo, Remi Raji-Oyelade,Akeem Lasisi, Tolu Ogunlesi, Jumoke Verissimo and  Adebayo Lamikanra.