Death is a scorned woman, by Funke Egbemode

Kunle was a rich businessman and had made more than enough money to have a new wife three years after his first wife died, leaving him with three children.   And so he married Seyi. From all intents and purposes, people envied Seyi’s good luck at catching such a rich fish.   She drove a Mercedes Benz, ran a pharmacy, all thanks to Kunle’s generosity.   The only snag was that Seyi had no children in all their years of marriage, and worse still, she did not get along well…

Nupe Indigenous Language Writers / Authors

Meet some Nupe Indigenous writers with their brief biographies. *This record is from ILLEC Nupe Language School, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.* 1. Late Manman Jiya Vatsa was a Nigerian Military personnel, he wrote Nupe poems and some other genres of both Nupe & English books. 2. Late John Nmadu Yisa Doko was the first Air Force of Nigeria. He wrote a Nupe Grammar & a Nupe Counting system for his children. He took the step when he was challenged by siblings. 3. Alhaji Alhassan Wasagi is a Nupe writer and…

Rep O K Chinda @58: Celebrating an icon in legislative matters …. championing motions and bills designed to elevate the common good of Nigerians.

On March 24, Rep Ogundu Kingsley Chinda, a lawyer and the House of Representatives Minority Caucus leader, will be 24 months close to his 60th birthday.   O.K. as he is fondly called by his close associates, he has been in the forefront of progressive legislative matters in Nigeria since 2011 when his constituents in Obio/Akpor Federal Constituency voted him to represent them.   Going by his legislative records, Chinda has proven that the Hallmark of a dedicated legislator is his ability to table motions and bills capable of alleviating…

Essential Knowledge to Mastering PR Practices By Afolabi Olajuwon

The world of Public Relations is rapidly evolving, and the force behind this change is the continuous flux of technological advancements and shifting public expectations.   Today, more than ever, it is not enough to just be a conduit between organizations and the public; PR practitioners must emerge as agile, informed, and strategic thinkers. In this relentless whirlwind of change, the adage of “read, learn, and adapt” has never been more relevant. Here is how you can tap into these pillars to not only survive but also thrive in…

NATIONAL HAJJ COMMISSION OF NIGERIA (NAHCON) THE JOURNEY SO FAR. By Abubakar Bello Kaoje

1. BACKGROUND INFORMATION. Hajj Operation in Nigeria is undoubtedly a chequered history. It was around the late of the 20th century, precisely in 1958 that the late Sardauna of Sokoto began to agitate on how to make the arrangement of Hajj in at least an organized way and the involvement of Government in its activities. Mallam Abdulkareem Buba, in his book titled “Letter to Intending Pilgrims; A retreat on Hajj Operation Philosophy and Practice” attempted to provide some insights of the historical background of Hajj Operation in Nigeria. According to…

Intimate Affairs: Is he a real or fake crown?, by Funke Egbemode

Show me a woman who does not believe in love and I will show you a liar. Every woman wants to be loved. We all long for that indescribable feeling that keeps our heads in the cloud. That feeling that makes you feel that you and your man are the only ones on the surface of the earth and when he touches you, you feel this tingling sensation running down your spine. His voice does things to your system, etcetera etcetera. It’s a feeling that makes a woman see life…

What women want, By Funke Egbemode

So, there have been protests from certain quarters since last week’s piece titled, “What exactly do men want from us?” How dare you make it look like men are difficult, insatiable, irritable and mean? How about what men want from women or at least those things you women really want, instead of being sarcastic? I chuckled at that because men have been pretending that they don’t understand women since Adam willingly took the apple from Eve and voraciously devoured it. They will continue to pretend that they are confused, even…

A review of “DIGITAL ECONOMY AND THE PROSPECT OF FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY IN NIGERIA: A Festschrift for Dipo Fisho” by Omoniyi Ibietan, PhD, fnipr, arpa

Introduction The emerging possibilities of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (FIR), as central organizing principles of contemporary society, have been astonishing in their revolutionary bearings. I told some 150 people as the official reviewer of the above cited book during its public presentation at noon on Saturday, February 10, 2024, at Borno Hall of the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. As a contrarian to absolute technological determinism theories, I asserted that it is intrinsic and implicit that the driving force of modern innovation is not just the technology but the interface of…

Intimate Affairs: What women want, by Funke Egbemode

So there have been protests from certain quarters since last week’s piece, titled: “WHAT EXACTLY DO MEN WANT FROM US?.” How dare you make it look like men are difficult, insatiable, irritable and mean? How about what men want from women or at least those things you women really want instead of being sarcastic? I chuckled at that because men have been pretending that they don’t understand women since Adam willingly took the apple from Eve and voraciously devoured it. They will continue to pretend confused even if you give…

Nigeria Public Relations Week, Abeokuta-April 22-26: Check Out for First-Class Events By Afolabi Olajuwon

The ancient city of Abeokuta, with its rich tapestry of culture and history, hosts this year’s Nigeria Public Relations Week from April 22nd to April 26th. It’s a confluence of strategic communication professionals, businesses, and stakeholders who will delve into the dynamic world of Public Relations (PR) and its role in shaping narratives within Nigeria and beyond its borders. Professionals and enthusiasts within the field are set to convene in the heart of Ogun State for a series of events tailored to enhance the skills of practitioners, showcase the latest…