Friday, 19 August, 2022

thenewnigerian

Author: Editor


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…


The appointment of Mrs. Adesuwa Ogiamien-Adesotoye by the United States President Joe Biden as the new Director for the Office of Global Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) did not Read more…


THE WRITER’S TALE There is a rhythm in the writer’s song, the wit in the writer’s tale that the listeners and readers cannot see from the melody of the music Read more…


Dr Rita Orji is a Nigerian-Canadian Computer Science Professor and the first Nigerian woman in the Canada Research Chair in Persuasive Technology at Dalhousie University in Canada. Her work is Read more…


GAMSU – Improving Education in Nigeria Gamaliel & Susan Onosode Foundation (GAMSU) is a not-for-profit and non-political organization incorporated in May 2013 to foster the success of the Nigerian Child, Read more…


Dr. Folasade Olajuyigbe, an Associate Professor of Biochemistry at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, is a well-seasoned scientist with excellent track record in both teaching and research. She Read more…


NIGERIA’S FIRST INDIGENOUS FEMALE NEUROSURGEON Dr. Salamat Ahuoiza Aliu (b. 1980) is the first indigenously trained female neurosurgeon in Nigeria and also the first female to be certified as a Read more…


My Thoughts On Law and Order/Disorder in Nigeria – Preliminaries: The American Constitution came into being on September 17, 1787 when 39 delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed and endorsed Read more…


Voting is indeed our civic responsibility, not an election day transaction. In Nigeria today It is one of the fundamental tools by which our country has guaranteed our inalienable rights Read more…


He stood on the bare platform all alone as my train moved away on the first leg of my journey back home. He looked lost and I couldn’t see through Read more…


British-born Nigerian Mr. Tom Ilube remains a personification of brilliance and excellence for many across and within Africa and for Nigerians particularly in the diaspora as a whole. Tom Ilube Read more…


Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala emerges as the first African and the first female to attain the position of Director General of World Trade Organisation after eliminating South Korea’s current trade Minister, Read more…


When the country turned 60 on the first of October this year 2020, there was a lot of jubilation and celebration globally, but underneath that, a sense of under-achievement could Read more…

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