Thursday, 01 December, 2022

thenewnigerian

Author: Editor


“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…


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…

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