Wild jubilation in Lagos, Abuja, others as Buhari signs Minimum Wage into law

Thousands of government workers in Lagos, Ogun, Kano, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and others, including artisans and market women on Thursday joined in...

Endless tears, blood and death in Nigeria

By OBINNA EZUGWU Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation presents itself as the continent's giant. But it's an acclaim it has lived out in all that...

Aliko Dangote Foundation: Changing Africa’s negative narratives

By GODWIN DUNIA Gentle, unassuming and extraordinarily calm, Africa's richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote disarms you with his infectious smile. Fit and often dressed in...

Lingering crisis over Lagos Trade Fair Complex sale

... a controversy that refuses to go away OBINNA EZUGWU Life at the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex has since returned to normal. The controversy over...

2019 elections and APC’s uncertain future

By YUSUF MOHAMMED The All Progressives Congress, APC is not as formidable as it was a few years ago due to internal wrangling and the...

Kogi guber: Plot to replace Bello thickens

    ...Only Buhari can save him now - party chieftain  By YUSUF MOHAMMED Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State will find re-election very difficult. The first hurdle...

Buhari’s Second term: Huge expectations, low prospects

By OBINNA EZUGWU President Muhammadu Buhari will be starting his second term in office in less than two months, on May 29. His economic team...

Parlous state of state’s finances worsen

How states can survive –World Bank By UCHE CHRIS From every indication, the next four years will be testing and tough for most Nigerians but particularly...

Editorial: INEC and imperilled democracy

  Never before in the chequered history of democracy in Nigeria has a national election been as shambolic as the recently concluded one. Nigerians and...

Restructuring: Now or never —Soyinka

By AYOOLA OLAOLUWA    |     Amid a wave of agitations across the country, the clamour for a restructuring of the nation's federal system at the...