Sunday Magazine

Insurgency: Many of us are now beggars –Displaced victims

…say, ‘we’re tired of living in camps’   The Boko Haram insurgency now in its 11th year has taken its toll on the living conditions of the displaced people of Borno State. Many have lost their loved ones, everything they ever worked for and it has affected them physically, economically, socially and psychologically.   Many […]

Sunday Magazine

Benue chieftaincy killings: Real reasons Ortom sacked two monarch

Fresh startling facts have emerged on why Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom suspended two major contenders to the stool of Edikwu District in Apa Local Government Area of the State. Governor Ortom took the decision after he was briefed of the intractable tussle which involved the chiefs in the chieftaincy battle which claimed the lives […]

Sunday Magazine

Our ordeal in the hands of NAHco over unpaid N1.12bn terminal benefits –Ex-workers

Ex-workers of Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHco) Plc have been embroiled in a bitter feud over 15 years with the management of the aviation handling company. They alleged a grand plan by the firm to divert N1.12 billion of severance/terminal benefits of former workers. In this interview with WOLE SHADARE, Secretary- General of NAHco Workers’ […]

Sunday Magazine

Endless tenure of Service Chiefs is absurd, unhealthy for military –Gen. Ikponmwen

The controversy trailing the performance and elongated tenure of the Service Chiefs of the Nigeria Armed Forces has refused to abate as the Presidency remains unperturbed about making any changes. In this interview, a security strategist and former Director, Legal Services of the Nigeria Army, Brig. Gen. Idada Ikponmwen (rtd) tells ONWUKA NZESHI that the […]

Sunday Magazine

Why APC can’t zone 2023 presidency to S’ East –Sen. Ibrahim

Senator Abu Ibrahim is a four-time senator who represented Kastina South in the National Assembly. In this interview, he speaks on a number of issues, including zoning of the presidency and security challenges in the country   There have been agitations by the people of South-East that your party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), and […]

Sunday Magazine

Asa community to Ikpeazu: Relocate Abia Fulani cattle settlement/ market your community

In a peaceful protest bearing leaves and placards the people of Asa, Ukwa West Local Government, Abia State took to the street asking the State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to relocate the Fulani settlers and their cattle. EMMANUEL IFEANYI reports   The people of Asa, the indigenous people of Ukwa West Local Government Area, Abia State […]

Sunday Magazine

Quickraiz partners Actors Guild to rescue sick actors

To help cater for the well-being of entertainers, an online crowd-funding platform, quickraiz.com, has partnered Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) to raise N50million for ailing actors and old actors.   Launched in 2018, Quickraiz is, an online fundraising platform that allows individuals and organisations to legally expand their target audience to raise funds for their […]

Sunday Magazine

Lush City bringing back Igbos in the Diaspora

It was a crispy Saturday morning on August 1, Lawrence Kemdi, a renowned geologist of Igbo extraction, hovered at the balcony of his exquisite mansion located along the prestigious Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos. At the centre of the sizeable balcony, stood a beautifully carved wooden table and an armchair. Kemdi pulled the chair […]

Sunday Magazine

Chinese loans: Nigeria should learn from other African countries –Mailafia

Dr. Obadiah Mailafia is a Nigerian development economist, international polymath and former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). In this interview with BIYI ADEGOROYE, the former official of the African Development Bank Group speaks on the propensity of Nigeria for foreign loans with lethal conditionality and pervasive corruption in the country   […]

Sunday Magazine

Benue: The sorry state of Auke Police Station in Apa LGA

Auke Ward, Apa Local Government Area, Benue State is the second largest ward in the LGA and a boundary community between Kogi and Benue States, has been in the news for one form of social neglect or the other.   Despite the high rate of kidnapping and wanton killings spearheaded by marauding Fulani herdsmen, Auke […]