It was all a joke, it seemed, when I got this message from my friend on Christmas day: “The chicken I planned sending to you today for Christmas escaped to a nearby church, shouting ‘I shall not die but live to declare the glory of God’. Please, what do weRead More →

How do I know? Number one, it’s a new year; number two, its predecessor was a horrible ruler (back-to-back suffering not allowed); and number three, hope teaches that ‘joy cometh in the morning. The 365-day reign of 2017 that brought untold recession and concomitant anguish, hardship, destruction, sickness and deathRead More →

•At ATBU Teaching Hospital, patients queue up for hours for treatment From Paul Orude, Bauchi At the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH), Bauchi, Bauchi State, trying to see a medical doctor is usually a difficult experience. Just as Nigerians spend long hours in long queues at filling stations toRead More →

  …As Catholic media association induct new members By Jet Stanley Madu Director of Social Communication, Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, Msgr. Gabriel Osu, has charged media professionals in the country to uphold truth in their reports at all times. He spoke at the recent induction of the Catholic Media Practitioners AssociationRead More →

From Fred Ezeh, Abuja Owners and operators of private schools in Abuja recently put a lie to the age-long notion that teachers’ reward was in heaven. The group, in recognition of the amazing contributions of their teachers, honoured 51 of them. The event came on the heels of the NationalRead More →

PERHAPS, if the Federal Government he served four times as minister had listened to him and taken his proposals as road-map for the development of the Niger-Delta region, and indeed, other parts of the country, maybe much of the pain the nation experienced, and is still experiencing could have beenRead More →

From: WOLE BALOGUN, Ado-Ekiti General Overseer of Inri Evangelical Spiritual Church, and Ikere-Ekiti-born popular cleric, Primate Babatunde Elijah Ayodele, has predicted that year 2018 will be prosperous, fruitful and far better than 2017 if Nigerian leaders and citizens give themselves up in prayers to God. The cleric who had predictedRead More →

From: BillyGraham Abel, Yola An All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart and the vice chairman of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Sen. Abubakar Girei hasnsaid that President  Muhammadu Buhari remains the most formidable and credible candidate to win the 2019 elections with a landslide explaining that his qualities of integrity, honestyRead More →