I first saw Chadwick Boseman in the movie Get on Up in 2015, a year after it was made and a year before he was diagnosed of cancer. I had just finished watching Tristan & Isolde and, in the absence of something better – or so I thought – I settled for Get on...
Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG), in partnership with the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), presented the winning work of The Nigeria Prize for Science for 2019 to industry players to help reduce country’s carbon footprint and kick-start a vibrant bioenergy industry. The winners, Professor Meihong Wang and Dr Mathew...
THE PUBLIC SPHERE with Chido Nwakanma There is significant verbiage but little illumination out there about the trending disputation concerning the provisions of the 2020 Companies and Allied Matters Act on not-for-profits. The petulant intervention of Bishop David Oyedepo of Living Faith Church brought anger rather than light and has...
Former High Commissioner to Ghana, former Minister of State for Defence and Minister of State II (Foreign Affairs), Senator Musiliu Obanikoro is one man who has weathered a lot of storms. To call him a survivor is an understatement. His survival is strange to many; not much as it is...
By Jubal Kanayo “So Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo is already 60 years?” I asked my editor. “Yes, go on and do a short feature on him.” “Besides that stint as CBN governor and his foray into politics, I barely know the man.” “Well, write what little you do know about him.” There was...
By Jubal Kanayo I met Taiwo Obe in 2012 or so, when he came to the newspaper where I worked. Two days prior, we had been told we would have a ‘Journalism Clinic’ and though, the air was not right for that – the medium had internal issues with payment...
Jubal Kanayo writes on the recent probe of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), what it could mean for the region and its people in the future. The continuous agitation in many quarters for the audit of the account of the Niger Delta Development...
Jubal Kanayo writes on the many uncovered sins of former EFCC chairman and why he had to go. Former Acting Chairman of the Economic & Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, has been brought down and trampled upon by the powers that be and, now, the voices that have been...
By Kanayo Jubal Quick News Africa takes a quick look at the past winners of the much-loved reality television show hours before its fifth season begins. The reality show premiered in 2006, when it was still know as Big Brother Nigeria. The show had 14 interesting personalities – Yinka Oremosu, Katung...
The Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration in Edo State is changing the face of education in the state with the reforms implemented through the Edo State Basic Education Sector Transformation (EdoBEST), efforts to strengthen the state’s Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), including the recruitment of new teachers and...
Jubal Kanayo takes a global look at the speed at which the novel Corona Virus is laying waste to corporations, firms and economies and attempts to look at the situation back home and where this leaves us. No one can deny that the Corona Virus, popularly called COVID-19, has laid...
The poor power supply situation in Ogoja has made owning and running a business a trying venture, writes Jubal Kanayo. Many who remember the Civil War which stretched from 1967 to 1970 will remember Ogoja as one of the towns in the then Biafra, which was ‘conquered’ by Federal Troops...
Back in 2006, no one saw her coming, until she hit like cold wind. Her appointment as the first director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). While the men shuffled their feet, deep down, they knew it was a good move. It proved to be. She was the only...
After collecting late father’s gratuity, son squanders it on betting then commits suicide. Mustafa Jamal reports… Among thousands and thousands of Nigerian youth addicted to the various sport betting games, stories abound of sudden jackpot winners whose lives have been transformed either positively or negatively. Mostly young males from 18 up,...
By Jubal Kanayo On June 10, 2020, Social Media was awash with news that Ramoni Akanni, known to his known to his 2.4 million Instagram followers as ‘Hushpuppi’ had been arrested and detained for money-laundering, cyber fraud, hacking and scamming. He did not go alone. He was arrested with 11 others,...
Jubal Kanayo celebrates one of Nigeria’s strongest social voices, Charles Chukwuemeka ‘Charly Boy’ Area Fada’ Oputa, 24 hours after his 7oth birthday… “Solo, why you bring this kind small pikin to come interview me?” Charly Boy asked my Entertainment Editor. He said this looking me over like a toy in...
Jubal Kanayo writes on the recent outcry on Twitter over shady financial transactions via the nation's Open Treasury Portal, as revealed by BudgIT.   The Nigerian Twitter arena was thrown into shock recently when it was published that over 5000 payments without descriptions to the tune of N278billion and over 2900 payment records...