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Uganda: Besigye Beats Security, Enters City, Arrested

Uganda: Besigye Beats Security, Enters City, Arrested

Dr Kizza Besigye, the former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate has been arrested after he outsmarted police and found his way to downtown Kampala. Besigye beat the 24-hour police surveillance at his home in Kasanganti in Wakiso district this morning to make his way to Nakivubo area. He was intercepted by the Field […]

US Experts Meet To Boost Education In Lagos

US Experts Meet To Boost Education In Lagos

Education stakeholders, in the United States of America will converge on California, United States on Friday (today) to help to formulate strategies to enhance education in Nigeria, using Lagos as a pilot state. They will be joined by a team from Lagos, including the former Chairman of the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board, Mrs. […]

Over 3m Lives Lost To Air Pollution Annually – WHO

Over 3m Lives Lost To Air Pollution Annually – WHO

The World Health Organisation, WHO, yesterday raised the alarm over urban air pollution sustained rise at an alarming rate, saying that over 3 million premature deaths are recorded worldwide every year. The Global health body also warned that more than 80 percent of people living in urban areas that monitor air pollution are exposed to […]

Philanthropy As A Platform For Civic Leadership

Philanthropy As A Platform For Civic Leadership

Philanthropy often is the tie that binds communities together. From city to city, state to state, country to country, the vast majority of people benefit from andor participate in philanthropy. The true power of philanthropy, however, lies beyond the art and practice of grantmaking and is tied up with its ability — and responsibility — to equip […]

The Guardian View On Corruption: David Cameron Should Look Closer To Home

The Guardian View On Corruption: David Cameron Should Look Closer To Home

There are times when a manual earth-restructuring implement is best referred to as a spade, so let us speak plainly. A summit on corruption will be held on Thursday in a city that is internationally recognised (by the IMF, among others) as a tax haven. It is being hosted by a politician who admitted last […]

Afghan And Nigerian Leaderships Well Aware Of Corruption Problems

Afghan And Nigerian Leaderships Well Aware Of Corruption Problems

Ashraf Ghani and Muhammadu Buhari have been fighting to turn around the pervasive culture in their two countries It may have surprised David Cameron to find his comments to the Queen about Nigeria and Afghanistan making headlines, but the current Afghan and Nigerian leaderships are fully aware that their countries are riddled with corruption, and […]

‘Killer Herdsmen Not Nigerians, Government To Set Up Ranches’

‘Killer Herdsmen Not Nigerians, Government To Set Up Ranches’

  “No! The herdsmen inflicting violence on their host communities in the country are not Nigerians, let alone being the usual Fulani known for cattle rearing and roving grazing in Nigeria. This was the position of the Federal Government yesterday.” The government also announced plans to establish cattle ranches ‎across the country as part of […]

Cameron Calls Nigeria, Afghanistan ‘Fantastically Corrupt’ Countries

Cameron Calls Nigeria, Afghanistan ‘Fantastically Corrupt’ Countries

A video of United Kingdom Prime Minister, David Cameron, telling Queen Elizabeth II that Nigeria and Afghanistan are “possibly the two most corrupt countries in the world” has been published by the British media. The release of the video comes the same day President Muhammadu Buhari left Nigeria for London to participate in the International […]

Wife Drags Hubby To Court For Alleged Defilement Of Daughter

Wife Drags Hubby To Court For Alleged Defilement Of Daughter

A Gudu Upper Area Court in the Federal Capital Territory yesterday remanded, Uche Uzogora, for allegedly defiling his 11-year-old daughter. The presiding officer, Alhaji Umar Kagarko, remanded the defendant in police custody, and adjourned the case till July 25 for hearing. The presiding officer, Alhaji Umar Kagarko, remanded the defendant in police custody, and adjourned […]

It’s The Zeal That Matters And Nothing Else- Stephanie Linus

It’s The Zeal That Matters And Nothing Else- Stephanie Linus

Every actor has to face a lot of challenges in their careers in order to move up the ladder. What were the challenges you faced and how did you overcome them? It’s the zeal that matters and nothing else. It’s your passion for something that pushes you to do the things you want to. I […]