A Toast To A Visionary

“Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others” – Jonathan Swift He means different things to different persons. To some, he is one stubborn Owu man, who wears a trademark long cap. To others, he is one daring governor who has a penchant for embarking on projects that many of his predecessors […]

Journalists More Endangered Worldwide

Washington D.C Faced with arrests and censorship by governments, kidnapped and murdered by terrorists and other non-state forces and sometimes compelled to report falsehoods by wealthy owners of private media, journalists face a more worrisome future “Paradoxically, in a time of seemingly unlimited access to information and new methods of content delivery, more and more […]

Boko Haram’s Impact on Education Is Horrendous -Spokesman, UN Secretary General

Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for the United Nations Secretary-General, has described the long term impact of the kidnap of school girls by members of the Boko Haram sect in Nigeria as a horrendous damage on girl-child education. Dujarric stated this on Monday while hosting a group of ten African journalists who had visited his office as […]

U.S. Marks World Press Freedom Day

As the World celebrates the World Press Freedom Day, on Sunday, the United States government has paid special honor to the importance of media freedom, which it described as a crucial element of freedom of expression. In a statement issued to commemorate the day and also highlight the efforts of the U.S. government towards upholding […]

INEC Postpones Elections to March 28 and April 11

Professor Attahiru Jega, National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced the rescheduling of the 2015 Presidential elections to March 28 while that of Governorship and State House of Assembly has been shifted to April 11. Jega cited security concerns for the postponement while urging Nigerians to take the Commission’s decision in […]

Why Jega Is Yet To Brief The Media

First, it was billed for 5pm but now the much-awaited press conference of Professor Attahiru Jega, national chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC is said to be expected “anytime from 9pm,” today. This was disclosed by Nick Dazang, deputy director of publicity, INEC, hours after Jega had been expected to brief the media […]