Category: Deep Dive

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 30, 2020

President Buhari ignores insecurity, asks Nigerians to take up farming

President Muhammadu Buhari, through his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu Tuesday, advised Nigerians to go back to agriculture. ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 29, 2020

If we needed more ‘Bishop Kukahs’ to call President Buhari to order; the time has come

Reactions have trailed Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah’s Christmas Day message where he recounted the many woes of Nigeria under the President Muhammadu ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 28, 2020

#JusticeforDonDavis: What concerned authorities can do to stop the menace of sexual abuse in high schools

The story of the maltreatment of Don Davis, an 11-year-old Junior Secondary School (JSS) 1 student in Deeper Life High ...

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Ado AminuDecember 28, 2020

Saudi Arabia bans underage marriage – a move that protects the rights of children

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has taken a step in the right direction, like its neighbours, with an unspoken caveat. ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 24, 2020

Akin Alabi suffers the wrath of outraged Nigerians on Twitter

The concept of cause and effect is simply based on one action leading to another. In most cases the action ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 24, 2020

Nigerians react as Pastor Tunde Bakare defends Bola Tinubu

Pastor Tunde Bakare, the overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church, formerly known as the Latter Rain Assembly (LRA), in ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 23, 2020

Here’s what reopening of the borders mean for Nigeria

In August 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the closure of Nigeria’s land borders with the neighbouring Benin Republic, to check the indiscriminate ...

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Ado AminuDecember 23, 2020

Amotekun reminds us of #EndSARS in a negative way

In the din of the collective uproar of Nigerians against the brutality of Nigeria Police Force Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 23, 2020

See one reason ‘Insha Allah’ seems to be the foundation of Buhari’s administration

President Muhammadu Buhari, through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, reportedly said Tuesday, December 22, 2020, that the border Nigeria shares ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 22, 2020

Kankara kidnap: controversial claims raise questions

The kidnap of over three hundred schoolboys in Kankara, Katsina, earlier in December, sparked nationwide outrage which subsided after the boys were released one ...

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Ado AminuDecember 22, 2020

Bridget Bema is a content machine we hope never stops

In the face of the emerging threat of a new wave of coronavirus, Nigerians have found solace in Bridget Bema ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 22, 2020

Insecurity is more serious than Northern leaders trivialising it

Insecurity in Nigeria has become the new normal, unfortunately. But what is more frightening is how the ruling class trivialises ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 21, 2020

COVID-19 is not enough reason to digitise the NIN registration | How will LASG respond to this?

For most of the year, the world had to battle with the emergence of a new virus. While there were ...

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Ado AminuDecember 21, 2020

Amid a second wave of the pandemic, Nigerians troop to register for NIN

If Nigerians were hoping that the Federal Government will see reason and do what every right-thinking person has been asking ...

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Ado AminuDecember 18, 2020

Tems and Omah Lay post-release statement says nothing about learning to do better

Nigeria’s fast-rising music acts, Tems and Omah Lay, are back home. The duo, who were arrested and detained in Uganda ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 18, 2020

#YNaijaSportsExtra: Anthony Joshua and Fury set to fight without their titles on the line

The last two years for heavyweight boxing has rested on the shoulders of three exceptional athletes: Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 18, 2020

Emir of Kaura Namoda’s convoy attacked | How many before decisive steps are taken to end banditry?

Bandits reportedly attacked the Emir of Kaura Namoda, HRH Sanusi Muhammad Asha and his convoy, killing three policemen and five others during ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 18, 2020

#YNaijaSportsAnalysis: Ronaldo to Man-U and Pogba to Juventus, seems like a good deal

It may seem like a totally ridiculous idea but there has been talk of Manchester United considering the prospect of ...

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Ado AminuDecember 18, 2020

#COVID19 vaccine – mark of the beast or just biology?

2020 has been a peculiar year and has definitely taught us many things. But, one thing asserted itself so forcefully ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 17, 2020

“We will deal with all that” | President Buhari says as kidnapped #KankaraBoys reportedly return home

Authorities in Katsina have reported that hundreds of students abducted from a school in Kankara Local Government Area (LGA) have ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 17, 2020

Open letter to H.E. Muhammadu Buhari as he turns 78

Ask for a President beleaguered from all sides, and I’ll show you Muhammadu Buhari, the ramrod straight man from Daura, ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 17, 2020

COVID-19: Nigeria needs to put structures in place to meet up with the challenges of the 21st century

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said that efforts are ongoing to acquire approved COVID-19 vaccines in January 2021. ...

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Ado AminuDecember 17, 2020

Netflix has stirred the pot again by hailing Satan and there is a lesson for Christians

Every so often, conservative Christians will publicly ponder boycotting one global brand or another. Today it is streaming giant Netflix ...

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Chinedu OkaforDecember 17, 2020

Too old to rule; the Chief Justice of Nigeria is reported to be suffering from dementia

To be a leader, you have to be of sound mind and body, as being responsible for other human beings ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 17, 2020

#BringBackOurBoys: We already forgot about the schoolboys abducted in Kankara? | Boko Haram releases video

Without mincing words, Nigerians have the attitude of losing voice almost immediately after they start screaming on the streets over ...

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Ado AminuDecember 17, 2020

Nigeria is either playing the long game or gambling with border reopening

In the typical about-turn traipse that signifies most of this administration’s policy decisions, President Muhammadu Buhari has okayed the immediate ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 17, 2020

#SaveOurFuture: Beyond hashtags, this is what else Nigerian students can do

The protracted strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has lingered for nine months now leaving the affected ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 17, 2020

Here’s why Reps must consider Akin Alabi’s ‘don’t arm the FRSC’ movement

A Nigerian lawmaker representing the Egbeda/Ona-Ara Federal Constituency, Akin Alabi, has moved a motion to stop the Federal Government from ...

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Ado AminuDecember 16, 2020

The latest NCC directive is thoughtless and will only end in tears

One of the many questions Nigerians are asking following the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) announcement, instructing all network providers to ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 15, 2020

Shettima weighs in on insecurity, asks that President Buhari be called to order

In recent times, the rising insecurity in the country has been a major subject of discussion among Nigerians. For the ...

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