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Dangote’s blood money

Dangote’s blood money

On January 23, a truck belonging to Dangote Group rammed into a shopping complex in Akungba Akoko, around Adekunle Ajasin University. Media reports state that the truck’s brakes failed as it descended a hilly approach and used the complex as a stopgap. In one fell swoop, eight persons were dead. The scale of the disaster...

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Any state where children are kidnapped should shut down in protest — Soyinka

Any state where children are kidnapped should shut down in protest — Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Saturday said henceforth, any state where the kidnapping of children takes place should shut down in protest against the act. Soyinka also advised that other neighbouring states, as a matter of solidarity, should join the affected states to shut down. The playwright spoke shortly after an award lecture  and...

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The Senate confirms its nuisance

The Senate confirms its nuisance

The Nigeria Senate last week confirmed that it is okay for Nigerian schools to have no roofs and no libraries; for states and local governments to have no access and no roads; and for hospitals and clinics to have no doctors or medicine. If you did not hear the story, it is probably because you...

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Petrol price will definitely increase — Realink MD/IPMAN PRO

Petrol price will definitely increase — Realink MD/IPMAN PRO

The Managing Director, Realink Oil Nigeria Limited and Public Relations Officer, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Mr Ukadike Chinedu, speaks about oil sector issues, in this interview. What were some of the issues raised at the recent Central Working Committee meeting of IPMAN? It was about the emerging trends in the downstream oil sector...

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“MY ALBUM IS ALL ABOUT MY EXPERIENCES”, ENUGU GOT TALENT STAR ARTIST, RICO SAYS AS EP DROPS

“MY ALBUM IS ALL ABOUT MY EXPERIENCES”, ENUGU GOT TALENT STAR ARTIST, RICO SAYS AS EP DROPS

The first runner up, Enugu got talent show, Ifenna Rex Onwuzulike, AKA Rico, has expressed elation towards the launch of his EP album, Ranedrops. UGAMATV REPORTS. The artist who had emerged as one of the talented winners of The Enugu got talent show, had described his Album, as a means of understanding his kind of...

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Sheik Gumi is why we all need tribalism

Sheik Gumi is why we all need tribalism

If, by now, Islamic cleric, Sheik Abubakar Gumi, has not categorically denied he told the Muslim bandits he has been meeting in recent times that their enemies are Christian “outsiders,” it means he said what he said, and he is not taking it back. Gumi has been garrulous since he gave himself the job of...

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Why people like Gumi thrive

Why people like Gumi thrive

Things have gone totally awry in Nigeria; logic now walks on its head and the country has become a huge jungle where impunity reigns. It would be dishonest to suggest that it is any surprise though. For years, leaders of Nigeria have been warned that the seed of mindless governance they were sowing would one...

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New EFCC chairman, Abdulrasheed who?

New EFCC chairman, Abdulrasheed who?

The nominee for the position of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, is going through his Senate confirmation as you read this. Barring any unforeseen events, he is likely to be confirmed. On paper, the appointment is a run-of-the-mill type; a youthful insider with eye-catching academic credentials and numerous overseas training accolades...

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