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  • Can we rebrand Nigeria without conquering mediocrity?
    by Guardian Nigeria on March 24, 2019 at 4:31 am

    In our country, the more we try to conclude complicated and inconclusive democratic matters including elections, the more inconclusive they seem. As we tried to conclude inconclusive gubernatorial matters at the weekend, the more complicated the inconclusive elections became everywhere. It came to pass at the weekend that the Osun state gubernatorial election held last […] The post Can we rebrand Nigeria without conquering mediocrity? appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. […]

  • Celebrating a maestra at 75
    by Guardian Nigeria on March 24, 2019 at 3:51 am

    Sir: Diana Ross, born as Diane Earle Ernestine Ross, was born on March 26, 1944. This year, fans worldwide would be celebrating her works, which have spanned five decades. My journey with DR (as she is fondly called) began in the early 90s when her songs were always on repeat in my house. I was […] The post Celebrating a maestra at 75 appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. […]

  • Save our forests, conserve wildlife
    by Guardian Nigeria on March 24, 2019 at 3:21 am

    The fact that government rarely cares for human beings in this country has diminished any thought of it caring for wildlife that has no value attached to it. If anything, wildlife conservation is a stuff that is forgotten and rarely mentioned whenever the authorities discuss priorities in policy thrust. This is very sad. The future […] The post Save our forests, conserve wildlife appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. […]

  • Leaving no one behind: Beyond World Water Day
    by Guardian Nigeria on March 24, 2019 at 3:16 am

    Water is an essential element for life; the average adult human body is 50 – 65% water. However, access to potable water is particularly limited in developing countries. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has some alarming statistics on water access; such as in 2017, 2.1 billion people were deprived of safe water globally. Lack of […] The post Leaving no one behind: Beyond World Water Day appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. […]

  • Impossibilican’t when trouble asked me
    by Guardian Nigeria on March 24, 2019 at 3:08 am

    Thanks to Reno Omokri I can remember a school song and thank my English teachers: Ọrẹ mi mo ti gboyinbo kan Ko sẹni to le tumọ rẹ Tiṣa nikan lo le tumọ rẹ IMPOSSIBILICAN’T!!! (Sung to the same tune:) My friend I just heard an English word None can turn it into Yoruba Only our […] The post Impossibilican’t when trouble asked me appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. […]

  • The way we are
    by Guardian Nigeria on March 24, 2019 at 3:06 am

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  • Cyclone Idai: When Nature Came On A Devastating Call, By Owei Lakemfa
    by Premium Times on March 23, 2019 at 9:05 am

    Our continental body is deciding five days into the disaster to send an assessment team! […]

  • Pius Adesanmi: A Tribute and A Debt, By Moses E. Ochonu
    by Premium Times on March 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    Pius Adebola Adesanmi, my friend, my brother, my teacher, thank you, and rest well. […]

  • Positioning African Philanthropy For Greater Impact, By Rafiq Raji
    by Premium Times on March 22, 2019 at 5:18 pm

    There is a strong case for greater systemisation and collaboration for greater impact. […]

  • Lagos and the regulation of private schools
    by Dennis Erezi on March 22, 2019 at 12:26 pm

    The involvement of young school children in the recent ‘Ita Faji’ building collapse has understandably elicited widespread public comments in many quarters. Naturally, blames have equally been fairly apportioned in some cases. The avoidable tragedy is regrettable and our hearts genuinely go out to all victims of the sad episode. We commiserate with the family […] The post Lagos and the regulation of private schools appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. […]