Katangowa: Lagos Paradise of Second-Hand Clothes

Call it Okrika, Bend down, Boutique or whatever you like; Katangowa market is the most popular second-hand clothes market in the outskirts of Lagos....

Fela Did Not Die of AIDS, Widow Insists

Seventeen years after the pas-sage in 1997 of legendary afro beat king, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, disquiet is still making the rounds, contending health ministry’s claim...

Oladepo, Woman Who Cures Fibroid with Herbs

The sight of a large brass pot with various herbs being boiled on fire by the roadside may not be uncommon on Lagos mainland,...

The story behind Nigeria’s vast bitumen deposit

Now that the nation’s crude oil has dropped to an all time low at 28 US dollars per barrel, there can be no better...

Student prostitution: A ‘norm’ threatening academic system’s image

...The sorry state of students who offer sex to pay or pass examsBetween offering sex to pass examinations and prostituting to pay tuition, sex...

Graphic photo: Unknown men slit throat of salesgirl in Sokoto

Unknown men yesterday attacked a sales girl in Sokoto North Local government area. The men slit her throat and left her to die. She...

Nigeria will regroup when there’ll be no more money to share! – Bakare

 “Winning election in Nigeria is one thing; governing is another kettle of fish. As far as National Assembly is concerned, let me share my...

Family seeks assistance over missing corpse

The gruesome murder of the Vice Chairman of Oteri Town in Ughelli, Delta State, Mr. Blessing Unuese­fe early in February is still shrouded in...

Rape is allowed in Islam during times of ‘legitimate war’ — Female Islamic scholar

A female Islamic scholar from the prestigious Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt, Professor Suad Saleh on Monday announced that Muslim men are allowed by...

Double tragedy for family as NYSC records another death at Taraba

The 43-year-old National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme in Nigeria has hit the news again - for all the bad reasons.Its batch B, first...

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