Wednesday, 18 May, 2022

thenewnigerian

Author: Editor


Keeping the Nigerian Hope Alive – Dr Adesina Role models are often suggested as a way of motivating or inspiring individuals to set and achieve ambitious goals, especially for members Read more…


Daisy

Indeed, it is painful. To see her crawl from where she had been sick all day, to lie beside me, as she was dying, which I was not aware of. Read more…


Victor-Uwaifo

VICTOR’S VOCALS There is a nostalgic twist to the tale I tell today. It is wrapped in the fold of my childhood memories. The city where this story is set Read more…


“I’ve been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it over and over. I’ve had to change careers several times. Sometimes because my interests changed, Read more…


In a world where human sympathy seems like a rare quality and the human heart can become a storehouse of evil deeds, there are those who stand out among the Read more…


“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela This is a statement of fact which, like “Knowledge is Power” is potential, because Read more…


Uruemu Adejinmi has been elected as Mayor of Longford County Council, marking a series of firsts for the county, as she is the first migrant, first African and first black Read more…


Transiting through North Africa, on my way to the United States in the early summer of 2021, gave me an opportunity to digest a non-fiction book, I bought a year Read more…


A DOCTOR IN MY COUNTRY The lyrics of the song have stayed. After all these years, they have stayed. The song was the delight of school children who sang it Read more…


Many people have heard of The American Dream. They may not know what it means, but see it as a doorway of prosperity. I checked the meaning of The American Read more…


The phrase, a woman of many parts, is a fitting description for her. She is a skilled lady who has a long list of accolades attached to her name. Her Read more…


They were the rave-of-the-moment in those bygone years. Those years when flying kites and playing with the koso toy were the regular childhood games. Then, pacesetter novels and Enid Blyton Read more…


It is very rare to hear children say to their parents in Nigeria, “when I grow up, I want to be a pilot”. Not because it is not a decent Read more…


Mr Ajetumobi, my music teacher of blessed memory, provided my secondary school class with a definition of music that still clings to my memory. He defined music as an organised Read more…


FAITH’S OVATION When someone in a competition or a game show answers a question correctly, that person is given a befitting round of applause. Even if the audience does not Read more…


NIGERIA, WE HAIL THEE The words of the former Nigerian national anthem form the foundation of this. The anthem was composed when Nigeria had its independence in 1960, with a Read more…


Drawn from over 1,100 nominations world over, Priscilla made the Apolitical’s 100 Most Influential People in Gender Policy 2021- Apolitical. This list recognises and celebrates the hard work of women Read more…


THE ORANGE SUIT I went to visit a friend who lost her mother. As she busied herself preparing food for the family, her husband asked me a question and he Read more…


Nigerian-born Bashir Isa Dodo could easily be classified as a computer genius for lack of a better word. He was classed as the winner of the University’s Dean Prize for Read more…


The Nigeria diaspora offers Nigerians both at home and abroad the opportunity to engage, scale and measure our collective value as a people. The stories of successful Nigerians in the Read more…

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