Expert analysis of topical issues in Nigeria, Africa and the world.

World Cup: No Africa Progress In 28 Years

A wave of optimism is travelling through the minds of many Nigerians that the Super Eagles and other Russia 2018-bound African teams would make a bold statement at the Mount Everest of football, the FIFA World Cup.

Court Declares Ajimobi’s Installation Of 21 Kings As Illegal

An Oyo State High Court on Friday declared that the installation of 21 kings by Governor Abiola Ajimobi is unconstitutional, illegal, null and void.

Robert Gabriel Mugabe – The End Game, Again!

Africa needs hope, and needs cheer, at this time. That cheer is the ascendancy of Robert Gabriel Mugabe, writes Femi Olugbile.
2018 World Cup

Three Spots Up For Grabs As African Teams Battle For W/Cup Ticket

The African qualifying race for the 2018 World Cup in Russia will enter its final round this weekend with some mouthwatering clashes.

Courageous, Decisive Antonio Conte Guides Chelsea To Premier League Title

''Antonio Conte changed when many would have been tentative, tinkering and hoping that things would take a positive turn. That decisiveness led to the successful title run everyone is celebrating today.''
Big Brother

From 14 To The Wrap Up Of #BBNaija 2017

The 2017 edition of the Big Brother Naija reality television show was a stretch of 77 days of drama, trauma, excitement, competition, anger and romance.
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode

Lagos Records N301bn As IGR; A N32.99bn Rise — NEITI

The Lagos state government recorded an internally generated revenue (IGR) of N301.19 billion in 2016, according to a report by NEITI.

FG Releases Three-year Economic Recovery Plan

The Federal government has published the ''Economic Recovery and Growth Plan'' which is believed to be the catalyst for growth.

Preview: Resurgent Swansea Face Unyielding Chelsea

It's a game between two sides that are miles apart. While Chelsea currently, and somewhat comfortably, sit on the roof of the table, Swansea are in the world of relegation, desperately looking for a way out.

How Al-Qaeda Leader Teachings Made Nigeria’s Abdulmutallab Terrorist

The New York Times has obtained a document which gives detailed account of how Farouk Abdulmutallab, who attempted to blow up a US-bound plane on Christmas day in 2009, became a terrorist.

93 Days: Ebola Movie Gets World Attention, Ratings

The Ebola Movie titled ''93 Days'' has been enjoying world attention and recognition ever since its release with loads of positive reviews from African and international audience.

#ConciseMetro: Lagosians React To Danfo Buses Ban, BRT Fares Increment

#ConciseMetro feels the pulse of Lagosians on the state govt's proposed ban of danfo buses and proposed increment in fares of BRT and LAGBUSes.

School Feeding: FG Releases Fund, Employs 11, 775 Cooks

The Federal Government has released N844 million and employed 11,775 cooks to start its one-meal per day programme to more than one million primary school pupils across seven states in the country.

Early Pregnancy Bleeding Normal – Expert

A medical practitioner has disclosed that Bleeding during the first three months of pregnancy is normal and nothing to worry about.

Give Women Equal Opportunity In Science, UN Urges Nations

Antonio Guterres, the UN General Secretary, has called on nations to end the bias preventing women and girls from taking up opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

Lagos Marathon: LAWMA Cleans Generated Waste In Record Time

Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has cleared thousands of empty pet bottles and other waste that the participants generated at the starting point of the Lagos City Marathon.

Waste Managers Say ‘No’ To Cleaner Lagos Initiative

The Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAN) has pleaded with the Lagos State House of Assembly to protect their investment in the the passge of the Cleaner Lagos Initiative into law.

Practical Steps To Start Streaming Live On Social Media

There are many creative ways that people from all walks of life are exploring with live streaming. Some are even using it to report an incident for the world to see. Check this out.

Charly Boy Teams Up With NLC, TUC For Lagos Protest

Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress in Lagos have taken to the streets to protest what they call poor governance.

Lagos Readies Over 300 LASTMA Operatives For Marathon

No fewer than 300 operatives of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) would monitor traffic during the Lagos City Marathon scheduled for February 11, 2017.
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