Author: Kola Muhammed

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Kola MuhammedJune 23, 2021

Ex-Rep Farouk Lawan jailed for 19 years, ‘Zamfara home to highest number of poor Nigerians’ | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top news stories you shouldn’t miss. Zamfara ...

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Kola MuhammedJune 22, 2021

Buhari gives approval for 4 new varsities, Google to support African startups with $6m funding programmes | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Buhari approves establishment of four new specialised varsities President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of four new universities specialised ...

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Kola MuhammedJune 21, 2021

Policeman goes on killing spree in Enugu, 14.3m Nigerians abuse drugs | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states, here are five top stories you shouldn’t miss out on: 14.3 million Nigerians abuse drugs — ...

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Kola MuhammedJune 18, 2021

Bandits abduct scores of students in Kebbi, Buhari pays tribute to Kenneth Kaunda | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the Nigerian nation today, these are the top news stories that should not escape your attention. Bawa: EFCC has ...

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Kola MuhammedJune 17, 2021

FG subsidising electricity cost with trillions, INEC sets date for Ekiti guber election | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Appeal Court dismisses Jegede’s petition against Akeredolu The Court of Appeal in Akure has dismissed the petition filed by Eyitayo ...

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Kola MuhammedJune 16, 2021

CBN to print money for Gambia; Insecurity reportedly threatens quality of telecom service in Nigeria | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the Nigerian nation, these are some of the top news stories that shouldn’t escape your attention. CBN may start ...

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Kola MuhammedJune 15, 2021

Nigeria may break up in 2022, ECOWAS sets date for suit against FG | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory that make up Nigeria, these are the top news that should ...

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Kola MuhammedJune 14, 2021

Scientists invent 30-minute COVID detector, Adesanya defends UFC title | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Here are the top news stories you shouldn’t miss across Nigeria’s 36-state federation and capital. New device could detect COVID-19 ...

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Kola MuhammedJune 11, 2021

FG abandons Twitter for Koo, CBN to launch its own cryptocurrency | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the top stories you should not miss. FG declares ...

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Kola MuhammedJune 10, 2021

Nigeria’s population hit 211m, Judiciary workers suspend strike | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the top stories that should not escape your attention: ...

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Kola MuhammedJune 9, 2021

Nigerians taking over Twitter trends across the world, Medical doctors leaving Nigeria in a hurry | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the top 5 stories that you shouldn’t miss.  Nigerians ...

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Kola MuhammedDecember 9, 2020

President or Resident? Buhari’s confinement to Aso Villa continues to reflect in everything currently going wrong

Different strokes for different folks, it is often said. But the kind of strokes President Muhammadu Buhari gives Nigerian folks ...

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Kola MuhammedDecember 8, 2020

The Nigerian Army is just as guilty as Boko Haram; Amnesty International warns

The Boko Haram-led insurgency in Nigeria is one which has lasted for over a decade and recent happenings suggest that ...

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Kola MuhammedDecember 7, 2020

Gender bias or queer issues? | Temmie Ovwasa’s experience at YBNL suggests the industry has a long way to go on inclusion

The recent boom in the number of female music stars seemed to have quelled some growing agitations on female marginalisation. ...

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Kola MuhammedDecember 4, 2020

Flavour’s new album and all the new songs for your weekend playlist

The business end of the week is here and for many people, it’s a deserved break from work and similar ...

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Kola MuhammedDecember 4, 2020

NYSC posting should be reconsidered in the face of COVID-19 and heightened insurgency

The recent surge in activities of insurgents leading to loss of numerous lives means that worries about a global virus ...

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Kola MuhammedDecember 3, 2020

Why foreign media have a different perspective of Nigerian albums

In the space of one week, two albums of two separate Nigerian singers were adjudged by the foreign media to ...

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Kola MuhammedDecember 3, 2020

Nigeria can do without Buratai and his speculation of terrorism for 20 more years

When the Nigerian Army launched a book, Compendium of Nigerian Army Transformation: The Buratai Years (2015-2020), in July to commemorate ...

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Kola MuhammedDecember 2, 2020

Burna’s alleged affair with Jopearl: Gender bias rears head as Burna is justified by fans

Celebrities and controversies are like collocations. One barely exists without the other and the fixated eyes of the public on ...

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Kola MuhammedDecember 1, 2020

The idea of mercenaries suggests the military needs new ideas on war against insurgency

Even though insurgency has almost become synonymous with Borno State, the recent tragedy which struck renewed calls and clamours for ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 30, 2020

Garba Shehu takes insensitivity to another level with comments on death of Borno farmers

The Nigerian media space was plunged into another period of mourning when scores of Borno farmers were reportedly killed by ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 30, 2020

Why the end may not be in sight yet for Nigeria’s insecurity challenge

Incidents that took place in the past week have made it probably the most gruesome since the week of October ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 27, 2020

Has internet regulation already begun with Feminist Coalition?

There has been much fuss about social media regulation and webspace restriction for some time now but the climax was ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 27, 2020

Mary WhatsApp: Social media communication demands tolerance and this Twitter trend amplifies it

Virtually every day on the internet sees to the breaking of a fresh event and what has got tongues wagging ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 27, 2020

N100bn CACOVID commitment; cue for government to start work on Police reforms

The Coalition Against COVID-19, otherwise known as CACOVID, has continued to donate heavily towards the country’s objective of bouncing back ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 25, 2020

₦500m compensation: Speaker Gbajabiamila and late Ifeanyi paying the price for a failed system

It is quite unfortunate that the very same war against recklessness of security agents that has been on for months ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 24, 2020

Grammy: Burna gets #TwiceAsTall with 2021 nomination

It has been more than a long time coming for Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy who gets a ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 24, 2020

MOBO Awards return to shine light on a big year for Nigerian artistes

You would have to go as far back as 2017 for the last time popular music awards MOBO held. But ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 24, 2020

Dr. Onyema Ogbuagbu: Nigerians should not only be ‘Nigerians’ when they attain global success

Success, it is often said, has many friends but failure is treated like an orphan. This saying is one which ...

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Kola MuhammedNovember 24, 2020

#AlbumReview: Qdot takes us to the culture years with ‘Alagbe’

Born Qudus Damilare Fakoya, Qdot right from when he announced his talent on the music scene, had impressed music fans ...

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