May 15th, 2014
by Kodili Ejiofor Nollywood, as the Nigerian film industry is widely known is a welcome phenomenon in Nigeria, and like a wild fire, it has spread all over the coast of Africa, Europe, with a possible invasion into Asia and America. The Nigerian film industry is cited as the second largest film indus...
Oct 7th, 2012
October 7 will continue to be a date in Nigeria’s history; for the good cause, it was the day the first indigenous university in Africa, University of Nigeria Nsukka, opened its gates “to restore the dignity of man” in 1960. Exactly on October 7, 1967, the federal troops under the command of Lt Col M...
Apr 17th, 2012
IN early 1998, middle-aged Chief James Ibori, with an infectious smile and sacks of money, burst into the political sphere of Delta State like a tsunami. He swept through the state with a well-coordinated governorship campaign that left his opponents gasping for breath. He became the Odidigborigbo (a...
Nov 3rd, 2010
A bomb scare kept Judges away from the courts in Jos; but things got even worse in Asaba, where an explosion in Government House blew off the roof of the Very Important Personalities (VIP) lodge and the adjacent private hotel. No death was recorded in both cases, unlike the twin bomb blasts in Abuj...