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I still have feelings for his brother

I currently live with my boyfriend of six years and we have a lovely three-year-old son. Before I met my boyfriend, I had a crush on his brother and Ia��m afraid I still find him attractive. Every time I see him, the feelings get stronger. I cana��t stop thinking about …

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Abuja: FCTA stops Tenement Rates collection

The Federal Capital Territory Administrationa��, FCTA,a�� has approved the temporary suspension of Tenement Rates collection in the Nigerian capital, Abuja. The directive to this effect was contained in a circular signed by the FCT Permanent Secretary, Babatope Ajakaiye. According to the circular, the suspension was necessitated by the need to …

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Lawmakers call for production of bigger condoms for huge manhood

Uganda lawmakers have demanded that condom producing companies in the country make bigger sizes. The lawmakers claimed that men in the country have big sexual organs and cannot use what is available in the market. They said the call was in the bid to control HIV AIDS in Uganda. The …

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We cana��t fight corruption alone a�� ICPC

The a�ZIndependent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has charged other federal agencies not to leave the fight against corruption for it and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). ICPC said other agencies should join them in the anti-graft fight so as to rip Nigeria of corrupt …

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Igbo, Yoruba causing Hausa/Fulani dominance a�� Fani-Kayode

A former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has noted that the rivalry existing between the Igbos in the South-East and the Yorubas of the South West has been the source of strength for the Hausa/Fulani in Northern Nigeria. Recall that the leadership of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign …

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I have names, dates a�� Reno Omokri to expose how US, APC removed Jonathan [VIDEO]

A former special assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has vowed to reveal how the United States conspired with the ruling APC to remove his former principal from office in 2015. He said this in a 10 minute video he posted on his Facebook page Saturday night. Recall that …

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Ronaldo becomes all-time leading goalscorer in Europe

Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, became the all-time leading goalscorer in Europe, after he netted in their 2-1 win over Valencia on Saturday. Ronaldo headed Madrid in front, to claim his 20th goal of this seasona��s La Liga campaign. It also meant he has scored at least 20 goals in …

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Nigeria must deal with illiteracy to progress a�� Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has harped on the need to deal with illiteracy for Nigeria to achieve progress. Dogara made the call while commissioning blocks of Class Rooms, named after him in Duka Wuya Special Primary school, Gwale Local Government Area, Kano State. While commending …

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Why Nigerians should avoid Mirinda, Lucozade a�� CPC

a��Ta��he Consumer Protection Council (CPC) a��has declared Mirinda and Lucozade soft drinks a unsafe for Nigerian consumers. The council said both beverages contained benzoic acid level above the limit approved by the Nigerian Industrial Standard (NIS). The Council said in a statement yesterday in Abuja that while the NIS limit …

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Presidency warns States on gun control

The Presidency has charged the 36 States to take proactive measures in tackling the growing state of insecurity occasioned by illicit flow of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) through effective Disarmament, Demobilisation and Rehabilitation (DDR) programmes. This was highlight of the opening of the 2-day National Dialogue on Civilian …

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How 15-year-old plotted to kill Catholic Pope, Francis

A New Jersey teen, Santos Colon, has pleaded guilty to a plot allegedly inspired by the Islamic State group to kill Pope Francis during his 2015 visit to the US. The US Justice Department on Monday said the 15 years old at the time, sought to recruit a sniper to …

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Restructuring Nigeria is more important than Igbo Presidency a�� Ohanaeze Ndigbo

The President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nnia Nwodo, has maintained that the issue of restructuring of Nigeria was more important than the agitation for Igbo Presidency. Nwodo said this during a dinner organised in his honour by Old Sigmites, Lagos chapter, a club founded in 1950 at the University …

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Nigeria at bottom in 2017 worlda��s passportsa�� ranking [Full list]

Germany has been declared as the country with the most powerful passport in the worldi??. Its passport has visa-free access to 176 countries. Sweden is in second place with 175 countries, and Denmark, Finland, Italy, Spain and United States jointly rank third, with their nationals enjoying access to 174 countries. …

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a�?Ghana Must Goa�� bags banned from Dubai-bound flights

From March 8, irregular-shaped or oversized bags will not be allowed into Dubai, UAE. Ali Angizeh, the vice-president of terminal operations at the Dubai International Airport, stated that they could disrupt the advanced baggage systems that would soon be introduced. For Nigerian travellers, this means the popular a�?Ghana Must Goa�� …

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Why I wear made in Aba clothes a�� Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, says he is an ardent patron of products made in Aba. He also disclosed that all he was wearing were made locally. The minister disclosed this in Umuahia on Monday at the Federal Governmenta��s town hall meeting and the launch of the …

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Nigeria has 20% fake currency in Circulation a�� Ex-deputy CBN governor

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia has disclosed that Nigeria has 20% fake currency in various denominations in circulation. He gave this disclosure at a public hearing on 2017 budget proposals organised by Joint Committee on Public Appropriations at the National Assembly in …

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WhatsApp, BBM making students to fail English Language in Nigeria a�� Post-Master General

Nigeriaa��s Post-Master General, Adebisi Adegbuyi has said that a lot of students in the country fail English Language because of the usage of social media. He was speaking during the presentation of award to winners of the 2016 Letter Writing Competitions, organized in Plateau. Adegbuyi stated that students were used …

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9 things you need to know about new RCCG Nigeria General Overseera�Z

General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Saturday appointed a new Head of the church in Nigeria. The new Head is Pastor Joshua Obayemi. Below are 9 things you should know about him. 1. Pastor Joseph Obayemi was the former Special Assistant to the …

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Every day should be for mercy

Advertisement The past one year has seen the Catholic world stressing on the need for all to be merciful to each other, even as God our Father is always merciful to us. It all started last year April, when the Holy Father Pope Francis declared December 8, 2015 to November …

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Ita��s time to add value to Nigeriaa��s youths

Before I go into my piece proper, permit me to say a few words about a topical and pressing issue. President Muhammadu Buhari has just sought permission to borrow $29.6 billion. My immediate reaction to this is that it is very important that we as a nation and more particularly …

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The evil spirits Reuben Abati met at Aso Villa

The former presidential spokesman has rushed to the media with what seemed like a trite Nollywood script, a tale of existence of a�?evil spiritsa�? at Nigeriaa��s seat of power. It was a tragic and pitiable attempt to attribute to things we cana��t blame, the failures of Nigeria under President Goodluck …

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Disagreeing with Chimamanda Adichie

Given Chimamandaa��s popularity in Nigeria, it would be foolhardy to underestimate the effect her article would have on the minds of the people as well as the international community. Having authored a number of best sellers Adichie will always capture the attention of the literary world, no matter how she …

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Arrest of the untouchables

Following allegations of corruption, there was a massive arrest of Judges in Indonesia in May this year. But it was not a big public issue, essentially because the country has a history of dealing with such cases. For instance, in July 2014, Indonesiaa��s anti-corruption court sentenced the former head of …

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Buharia��s new change ought to begin with his Igbo problem

For full disclosure, I am an Igbo man. I am also one of the pundits currently being lampooned for cheering President Muhammadu Buhari to democratic power. Yet, knowing what I know now, I will lend that support all over againa��and even more. Unless we have begun to view the history …

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BIAFRA REFERENDUM WINS THE OPINION POLL: LEADING IN VOTES FOR 3 MONTHS

PUBLIC OPINION POLL: A�is a very important element of democracy, public opinion polls now play an important role in politics,A�Polls tell us what proportion of a population has aA�specific viewpoint. They do not explain whyA�respondents believe as they do or how to change their minds. This is the work of …

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EMBARRASSING STATE OF THE NIGERIAN EMBASSY IN NEW YORK- HUMAN RIGHTS RESEARCHER

Human rights researcher, Tim Braimah has expressed his dissatisfaction of the state of the Nigerian embassy, and satisfaction in its service delivery. On my visit to the Nigerian Embassy, New York, I was greeted with a spectacular structure of the Nigerian Embassy which is situated in Manhattan, one of the …

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Goodluck Jonathan, Nigeriaa��s a�?worsta�� president turned best ex-president

Advertisement Few men in the history of any nation are as privileged and fortunate, as former President Goodluck Jonathan, to have held every important position of authority and power, consecutively for 16 unbroken years. First elected in 1999 as deputy governor, then governor in 2005, later as vice president in …

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Nigeria and illusive change

Advertisement Today, Nigeria is where it ought not to be, in terms of national development, considering its human and material resources, vast arable landmass, and good weather. For all our human and material resources, our country has remained stuck in the mud of underdevelopment. Incredibly, countries that are less-endowed than …

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Restructuring APGA ahead of 2017 Anambra poll

THe buzzword in the political lexicon lately has been calls for the restructuring of the country. While some people are of the opinion that Nigeria needs true federalism, others say the country needs fiscal federalism. But, for me as a concern daughter of Anambra State, I stand for the restructuring …

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