There’s been an all too familiar tale of economic hardships during the COVID19 pandemic, but little about how it has impacted persons living with disabilities in Nigeria. The documentary “struggling to survive” by Babatunde Okunlola explores the situation in 2 PLWD communities in Kwara, state, Nigeria exploring issues of palliatives, data, and representation of PLWD.  […]

The President and founder, African Broadband Limited, owners of RoyalFM, RoyalTimes and RoyalTV online, Engineer Gbenga Adebayo, has felicitated with Muslim faithful as they celebrate Eid-el-Kabir, with an admonition for all to remain steadfast and committed in service to humanity. He also urged them to use this Salah occasion to pray for the nation, as […]

Of the many broken promises the Nigerian government has made to the Nigerian people, one remains largely overlooked: the promise of social security. Social security refers to organised collective protection of the individual against poverty, disease, or idleness caused by loss of income due to unforeseen circumstances.   Chapter two, section sixteen, sub-section two(d) of […]

Too many of us have become accustomed to the mistreatment of domestic help.   What is unknown to many Nigerians is that domestic workers are the backbone of all Nigerian industry. Life in busy commercial centres such as Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja is so fast-paced that working professionals rarely have time to perform even […]

  In the past few years, the natural hair movement has seen a dramatic resurgence. With the rise of social media tutorials and blogs regarding natural hair care, more and more Nigerian women are embracing the natural kinks and coils in their hair.   While some women argue that they returned their hair to its […]

In December of 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari triumphantly declared that Boko Haram had been “technically” defeated. However, reports have recently surfaced revealing that the terrorist group has resumed its attacks.   As recently as yesterday, the 14th of January, reports claimed that Boko Haram insurgents carried out an attack on the villages of Damasak and […]

For the past few days, residents of Maiduguri have made a rather unique complaint about their power supply. While Nigerians are usually rightfully indignant about the lack of sufficient electricity in most parts of the country, Maiduguri residents instead complained about having a 24-hour power supply. Yes, you heard that right. Residents of Maiduguri argued […]

On Tuesday 4th of December, a Judicial Commission of Inquiry was set up to investigate the collapse of a 7-storey building in Port Harcourt. Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State set up the commission to investigate the circumstances leading to the building’s collapse in November. The collapse of the building, which was still under construction […]

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris recently commended President Buhari for approving increments to the salaries of Nigerian police officers. According to Buhari, the increase occurred in the hopes of increasing the performance index of the police and strengthening Nigeria’s internal security system.   The increase has attracted a lot of praise from high-profile […]

It is rather comical how Nigerian leaders refuse to leave politics years after their tenure in office has elapsed. It is even more so when these leaders blame their political losses on basic things that occur in all democracies.   According to Goodluck Jonathan, he lost the 2015 election because the PDP governors plotted against […]

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