Tuesday , 30 August 2016


Columns

Photos From The Cinderella-Themed Wedding of Kunbi Oyelese and Lanre Tomori

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From the pictures, you’ll agree Kunbi Oyelese has definitely found her Prince charming. And her beau, Lanre Tomori can’t just take his eyes off his bride. Here are some few photos from their Cinderella-themed wedding shared by the couple’s wedding planner 2706 Events and captured by Jide Odukoya Photography.

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Opportunities present themselves during recessions By Abiodun Aderibigbe

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Nigeria is in a recession. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) is expected to confirm this in less than two weeks when it releases the country’s second quarter (Q2) GDP results. The economy had contracted by 0.36 in the first quarter and it could not have done better in the …

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In Nigeria, older banks now lead in innovation By Eyiuche Chukwuweike

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After spending six years as a regional bank, Wema Bank has stepped up to compete at the national level, and not even the current economic crisis can stop it from winning, it seems. In 1945, as the Second World War grinded to a bitter halt and much of the world …

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International Youth Day: Rethinking The Nigerian Youth By Douglas Imaralu

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The potential of Nigeria’s youth population is arguably contradictory: on one side, pockets of shinning stars; on the other, a largely untapped resource. But there is growing evidence that young people can be agents of change, when given a chance. As we commemorate International Youth Day, this article explores the …

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Dividend payment and investing in the time of recession By Penelope O.

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There are two types of people; those who keep making money by working till they die and those who keep making money by having their assets work for them. Many Nigerians invest in different asset classes but the most popular among Nigerians for decades have been equity-based instruments, real estate …

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HIV-Positive s*xual Predator In Malawi Arrested After BBC’s Expose

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The Malawi Government finally woke up from its deep sleep after it decided to arrest an HIV-positive Man hired to have s*x with young female children in an apparent “Ritual Cleansing” process in the country. Sadly, his arrest only came after an investigative report by the BBC. Ed Butler, a …

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Before We March To Republic Of Biafra – Ayodele Daniel

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While this author does not subscribe to the speculation, especially in official circles, that the calls for an independent state of Biafra as currently championed by the Indigenous People of Biafra and Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra is politically-motivated, he believes that these groups agitation for …

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7 Things That Could Make You An EFCC Guest

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in the last couple of months have arrested, investigated, filed suits, frozen accounts and seized properties of some notable Nigerians. If you have ever wondered what offenses could land anyone in their net, well, INFORMATION NIGERIA brings you all 7 of them in this piece.

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One Year In; A Process of Change or The Effect of A confused Government?

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By Reginald Chukwu It’s been a year into the new government. So far, its been pain, penury and extreme hardship experienced in the country as against the promises of a total change for good once assuming power. It should be to the president – as a man with conscience, a …

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Remembering MKO And June 12 By Reuben Abati

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This day, June 12 will always be remembered by those who have defied the culture of silence and conspiracy against a significant moment in Nigerian history, to remind us of how today, 23 years ago, the battle against the exit of the military from power was fought at the ballot …

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The cost of national depression By Reuben Abati

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“I hear the World Bank says Nigeria is now the worst place to do business in the entire world.” “ I don’t believe it.” “I also hear that of the 15 fastest growing economies in Africa, Nigeria is no longer on the list.” “ I say I don’t believe that. …

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[OPINION] Justice Danladi Umar: Tell Predator Senators Go To Hell! By Bayo Oluwasanmi

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We have timidly put up with so many nightmares from the band of predator senators. But no more. Anything that sets off your bull shit detector is an affront to common sense. From the latest indications, there is no hope for the hollow chamber to retrieve and restore its common …

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[OPINION] AFCON Back-To-Back Miss: Has Eagles Lost Her Birthright? By Nomso Obiajuru

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As a young boy who spent more time watching football than any other thing in life, getting the green-white-green jersey of my country was a dream. Luckily for me, I had the opportunity to live my dream at the age of 11, when Uncle Chidi gave me N500 for reciting …

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[OPINION] We Are Not All Corrupt, We Are A Hardworking People By Hussain Obaro

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[OPINION] Let’s Have Stimulus Plan To Jumpstart The Economy By Bayo Oluwasanmi

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  Since President Muhammadu Buhari came into office, Nigerians have been waiting to get an idea of what his response would be to the current economic melt down. We have an idea that the government would be involved, but we really don’t know how it would be structured or how …

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[OPINION] Pastor Series 6: Johnson Suleman: Apostle Of Judgmental Fire On Evil Politicians and Occult Rulers By Obinna Akukwe

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  Johnson Suleman is an Apostle sent by God on a mission of sending judgmental fire on evil politicians and occult grand masters holding positions of power and influence in Nigeria. Johnson Suleiman is a man en-graced by God to openly confront political and economic rulers of Nigeria the manner …

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[OPINION] Dear President Buhari, The Last Time I Checked, You Are Still The Minister Of Petroleum Resources By Ogundana Michael Rotimi

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Your Excellency Sir, I write you this piece not as the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, but as the minister of petroleum resources appointed by yourself on the 11th of November, 2015. You seem to have forgotten that you are the minister of petroleum resources and may have …

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[OPINION] JAMB CBT: Why Nigeria Must Move Forward With Technology By Adebayo Alao

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  Following the conduct of the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), various allegations have been flying around. From the outright ridiculous to the downright untrue, attempts have been made to discredit the Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode of the examination, which replaced …

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[OPINION] From NYSC to RIP, The Agony Of A Bloody MOU By Modiu Olaguro

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“In this game of politics, we must understand that match officials, and spectators are not the opponents. We must not direct our anger towards the wrong people.” – Solomon Dalung speaking on the death of Okonta Dumebi Samuel. The need to re-create INEC, a body hitherto consumed in the shadow …

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NIGERIA OR FULANI HERDSMEN? PMB Take A Stand By Tersoo TeeCube

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In any civilized society, the ugly news of the atrocious attacks and killings in Agatu communities reaching Mr. President in good time as it is believed he was rightly informed, should have drawn his irk against the loss of human lives recorded and culprits involved. Without mincing words, I expected …

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