Solving national problems with local technology(opinion)
Fred Agbata Jnr writes about why Nigeria should support its locally-grown technology, using the example of Remita; a Fintech software powering the country’s TSA. There are over 101 national issues to reflect upon as Nigeria begins its 59th journey as an independent nation. Apart from the ‘hilarious’ display by... Read more
NIgeria deserves better than four more years of Buhari’s rule: German journalist(opinion)
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has announced he will run again in the 2019 election. He has just started his work on important reforms — but that’s exactly the problem, says DW’s Thomas Mösch. President Muhammadu Buhari’s election victory three years ago was a moment of joy for many Nigerians.... Read more
Pogba: GOAT for France, scapegoat for Manchester United(opinion)
While Paul Pogba is one of the Greatest Of All Times(GOAT) for France, he has been a scapegoat for Manchester United, Peter Staunton writes on It’s been less than two months since Paul Pogba led France to their second World Cup title and this week the midfielder returned to... Read more
Nigeria changing for the better, failed elites have every reason to be terrified: Abba Kyari
Below is an article written by Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Buhari and published on Thisday: In a world dominated by instant communication and unregulated social media, the politics of who shouts loudest is increasingly the voice that is most widely heard, often with little or no... Read more
Mourinho’s misery mounts after humiliating defeat against Tottenham (opinion)
When things get really bad in his career and events spiral out of control, Jose Mourinho can never stop himself defending the one thing that matters more to him than anything in football – that being his own reputation and the achievements he has accrued over 18 years as... Read more
Why Nigeria’s favourite leader can’t be president yet: BBC (opinion)
Yemi Osinbajo is basking in the love of many Nigerians at the moment – not a common experience for politicians in this country where they are generally held in low esteem. The vice-president has been praised for the decisive – and dramatic – actions he has taken while standing... Read more
It would be an insult to describe Mourinho as Guardiola’s rival(opinion)
Money can’t buy class, argues Jose Mourinho. Nor, it seems, can it buy Manchester United a decent football team. On the weekend when he took it upon himself to criticise the description ascribed to United in Manchester City’s Amazon Prime documentary series, Mourinho was again exposed as being in charge of a... Read more
Is Naby Keita the ‘Iniesta’ of Liverpool? (opinion)
Good things come to those who wait, and in the case of Liverpool and Naby Keita the saying could not be more appropriate. They’ve been dying to see the Guinean at Anfield. The 12-month wait has felt like a lifetime. One game into the new Premier League season, it... Read more
Akpabio’s defection puts Buhari’s anti-corruption war under the spotlight(opinion)
Written by : Jesufemi Alagbe Senator Godswill Akpabio, who has a pending case before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission following allegations of stealing over N100bn from the coffers of Akwa Ibom State when he was governor, has defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress. The APC-led Federal Government... Read more
The Pitfalls and Perils of the Trump-Putin-Netanyahu Triad(Opinion)
The prime minister has achieved unprecedented global prominence but may have forgotten that the higher they climb, the harder they may fall. Benjamin Netanyahu has run into a rough patch. The north is on fire, Gaza is seething, police investigations continue unabated, the nation-state law is exploding in his face, tens of thousands... Read more