Buhari & Nollywood: Bold ideas…the change we need! – By Femi Akintunde-Johnson

By Femi Akintunde-Johnson When we say a government accords an ‘Industry’ status to loosely connected groups of people identifiable by one broad profession, we mean that the government actually ‘means’ business. It recognises the vital importance of that profession to the development of the economy and the stability of the

Gowon Praises President Jonathan And Buhari

Nigerian Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (rtd), has praised Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan and the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), for their statesmanship in the 2015 election. General Gowon, who spoke to State House correspondents in Abuja, the nation’s capital on Tuesday, after the Council of State meeting,

Nightmares On Benin-Ore Road Before Goodluck’s Tenure


Twenty six-year-old Timi Adeoye graduated two years ago from the University of Benin and was a frequent user of the Benin-Ore route. According to him, “travelling on Nigerian roads used to be a nightmare for me; I still remember spending twelve long hours on a trip from Lagos to Benin

Fadesola Adedayo: Jonathan Must Go


For the sake of every Nigerian, Jonathan must go. The vast majority of the population, which is not part of the political elite, might think that the decision doesn’t concern them–“wetin concern me, nah me one do election?”; but in fact it concerns them more than any one else.