I am used to observing and monitoring elections both in the country and Africa. However, being invited to monitor the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in which 1,451,691 young Nigerians participated for places in the country’s tertiary institutions, was a completely different experience.
Last week, Facebook suspended data firm Cambridge Analytica and an associated researcher, Aleksandr Kogan, for violating its policies on data protection.
Bwari Area Council is one of the six area councils created as local government units of the Abuja Federal Capital Territory. It is the closest to the city centre in terms of geographical contiguity and largest in terms of land mass and population density.
For those who have watched the direction of President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration for well over two years now, there is no doubting the fact that we have made a wrong choice
Can you imagine a pure breed Igbo man managing this country?
I started with the above question and the reason being to expunge certain tribal or religious dichotomy, that has truncated the developmental strategies of this nation, presently.
Dear BT, I have chosen this medium of an open letter to reach out to you due to the substantial issues I intend to bring to your notice in the full glare of the Nigerian public.
You are important to me as a comrade in the Nigerian project, and as a co-combatant in the seedy days of military rule who barely survived the noose of the military juntas in our country.
Bristling with rage at the unceasing carnage and fecklessness that have bogged down the nation since the emergence of Gen. Muhammadu Buhari as the president, Prof. Wole Soyinka recently warned us against the fate of a people whose affairs are presided over by a leader in a trance.
Conscious of the fact that I am before 183 million politically astute, brilliant and ever vibrant and consciously aware Nigerians, I rise to support the Senate Bill that all those engaged in hate speech which leads to any loss of life, should be sent to the gallows.
Trump has dramatically shaken up up his frontline national security team just days after announcing a potentially groundbreaking diplomatic overture to North Korea.
Over the last few months, our nation has had to reopen a fresh chapter in the conversation on internal security, peace and unity in the wake of renewed violence