Nigerians groan under hardship of acute potable water shortage

Nigerians are facing acute shortage of potable water in spite of claims by some state governments that funds are being allocated to solve the...

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,...
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Eagles: Surmounting Indomitable Lions threat!

Cameroon’s victory at the just concluded Africa Cup of Nations has thrown up a fresh look at how things may pan out in Group...
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Kaduna school feeding programme: Too many problems too soon

 Little Hassana Shehu has a regimented morning schedule: she wakes up, washes herself, picks up her books and pencil; and heads to school.The 10-year-old...

Alleged child abductor stripped naked, battered in Lagos

 A woman identified as Gift Enuka early in the week narrowly escaped being lynched by residents of Saidu Street, off Aka road, Okokomaiko in...

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....

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...

Kpo-Fire! Crude, Oily Way of Eking out a Living

“Kpo-fire” is a slang used to describe illegal oil bunkering business thriving in the Niger Delta region. It is coined from the explosive sound produced...

My One Wife Will Be My Only Wife till I Die – Oba Olanite

In a culture and tradition that makes it mandatory for monarchs to marry as many wives as they choose, even take over wives of...

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