The event, which held at the Victoria Island in Lagos on Saturday, attracted scholars, media executives, professionals from all walks of life, friends and family of the man who they say has impacted the lives of many.
Lagos – Prof. Pat Utomi, a renowned political economist, on Wednesday decried poor funding of researches and the under usage of its outcomes for socioeconomic benefits.
Highly regarded as a genius of the medical profession and one of the leading specialists in Interventional Radiology in the United Kingdom, Prof Reuben Oluwakinmilehin Obaro has indeed made Nigeria proud within and beyond the shores of the country.
Prof. Pat Utomi, a renowned political economist, on Wednesday decried poor funding of researches and the under usage of its outcomes for socioeconomic benefits.
The Conversation Africa’s Natasha Joseph spoke to Dr Glenda Daniels, who is heading the South African leg of the research, about why beat reporting matters and why it’s at risk.
For good or ill, the press, also known as the “Fourth Estate of the Realm”, being the epitome of power alongside the Legislature, Judiciary and the Executive, is a force to reckon with in any system of government.
In an interview monitored on Nigeria Television Authority, NTA, by this writer more than a decade ago, the elder statesman specified the roles he played during those tumultuous days of January 1966 when there was a vacuum in governance following t...
The clampdown assumed an alarming turn under Babangida with the murder of Dele Giwa, the founding editor of Newswatch, in a letter bomb, two days after he was quizzed by Military Intelligence officers on a story they considered injurious.
The Nigeria Medical Association said it was having challenges in the fight against quacks in the profession, saying most of the suspects caught in the act were let loose after shoddy police investigation to continue their killing spree.
In practice, that means becoming a mouthpiece for the establishment the people with the power to decide what’s important, trivial, good, or bad .That is why now in Kenya some journalists have been accused of publishing misleading information about...
Communications scholar, Tom Burns, recalls a suggestion that “the press alone rivalled the House of Commons, in that it was the only organ of public opinion capable of dictating to the Government, since nothing else could speak the sense of the pe...
Also, it was not often that an event of this kind promised an extra package in the form of a guest lecture by the Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief of The Nation newspaper and a seasoned journalist of no mean repute, Mr Victor Ifijeh.
Earlier this week, a university student struggling to raise school fees used her Twitter account to rally Kenyans to fundraise towards her education, requesting her followers to retweet her post.
“People in our university system who keep generating good ideas that can move society forward can’t thrive in a stiffling environment.
Genuine journalists are custodians of the moral values of the society: they form the ombudsman for the state-actors and negotiators for non-state actors and are the gadfly that stings the people to lawful uprising in situations of crass ineptitude...
The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, said on Monday it never at any time endorsed the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, for the forthcoming February election.
Nigerians from all walks of life including academics, businessmen, traditional rulers, politicians, captains of industry and expatriates alike, poured encomiums on an elder statesman and Chairman, Kakanfo Inn and Conference Centre, Dr Lekan Are, a...
All the same, it still turned out to be a memorable outing which concentrated on gratitude to God for his enduring mercies and appreciation for the Babalola family for setting the tone and the tenor of quality and functional education in this clime.
Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu says intelligence reports gathered by the security arm of his organization shows that all state governors of the South east zone were working to return President Muhammadu Buhari in the ...
Public criticism was initially directed at the author of the article, Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura, who according to her Twitter handle, is the newspaper’s in-coming bureau chief for East Africa.
“We had to divert buses meant for other destinations to Abuja just to cope with the flow of passengers to Yola,” said a driver at the Sunshine Garage, owned by the Adamawa State government.