Why Education Can Not Wait By: Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai

As undergraduate students of Quantity Surveying at Ahmadu Bello University in the mid-1970s, one of our greatest sources of pride was not just the fact that ABU was the largest in Sub-Saharan Africa, but the only university in the whole world that offered honours degrees in QS. Our closest competitors…

Gunduje Targets 28 More Nursing Students

  After withdrawing 37 of the students sponsored by the Kwankwaso administration to study Nursing in Egypt, Ganduje now targets another set of 28 students. Below is the email I received from one student leader. (I deliberately withheld his name) From the letter, another 28 students are likely to…

Don’t Vote APC/PDP Again In 2019, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi Tells Nigerians

Abubakar Gumi has declared the President Muhammadu Buhari APC-led administration as a failure. The Islamic scholar said this in his assessment of Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last two years. He noted that the general assessment of government’s performance was below…

Yahaya Bello: The Misunderstood Silent Achiever In Kogi

By Chinwe Ugwu There is a Nigerian saying that if you do not go under the belly of an elephant, you can never know that it has a flat tummy. Similarly, many public office holders especially politicians are often judged based on the outer appearance. One of the most talked about governors…

Kaduna State as a mirror of the poor state of education in Nigeria

Gov El-Rufai deserves commendation “Primary and Secondary Education form the foundation upon which tertiary education is built”. Without a doubt, any country that aspires to greatness in any sphere of its existence must ensure that education…

Why Buhari, Jonathan are the same – Oby Ezekwesili

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has lamented President Muhammadu Buhari‘s silence over the deaths of 26 Nigerian women allegedly sexually abused and murdered in the Mediterranean Sea. A Spanish warship Cantabria had docked in the southern part of Salemo carrying 375 migrants, along with…

Shehu Sani: Separating Activism from Governance

By Adamu Hayatu World over, personalities always make a choice on the path to tread, this part and the manner in which such individuals pursue their goals define their personality. For those who have taken the part of governance, the aim, as always, is strive to tackle the myriad…

​”LIFE EXPERIENCE”  Poem by Saadah Ibrahim

Via Wattpad@SaudatuIbrahimMallah LOVE YOUR LOVE TRUE LOVE AS YOU LIVE YOUR LIFE BEFORE HE LEAVE. Dear respected Sisters, don't confuse yourself with the above heading, is just what came to my mind while trying to make this short & concise reminder. Which first in my life, not hope to be last. The…