Police Recruitment: Tortuous route to Becoming a Policeman

Eric Elezuo When it was a few days to the close of the application for the Police recruitment, which was thrown open to the public by the Nigerian Police Commission on April 1 2016, a huge number of 843, 008 applicants or rather job seekers have signified their interest to the join the Nigerian Police […]

Entrepreneurship is engine room of any economy –Steve Babaeko, CEO, X3M

Story: Eric Elezuo                                  Photos: Solomon Ekhaiyeme He is young, energetic and foresighted. His name is Steve Bakaeko, the ebullient Chief Executive Officer as well Chief Creative Officer of X3M Group; a group comprising many independent companies, among which is his X3M Ideas Advertising company. In his cozy office at Awuse Estate, Ikeja, the grass to […]

Health Centres and Rotten Facility and Personnel

Temitope Ogunleye and Eric Elezuo It is generally believed that the hospital or any other health sector forms the bedrock restoring a dwindling health. However, it is appalling as The Boss discovered after a tour of some health care facilities in Lagos. It appears that those saddled with the responsibility of giving health care has […]

Folorunsho Alakija: Billionaire with a Humble Difference

Eric Elezuo Folorunsho Alakija is a businesswoman who is reputed to be the second richest African woman after Isabel Dos Santos and also the third richest woman of African descent in the world. She is a business tycoon involved in the fashion, oil and printing industries. She is the Group Managing Director of The Rose […]

Otunba Gbenga Daniel Clocks 60 in Grand Style

Story by:  Blessing Obehi Ehidiamen When a man hits 60, he is said to have reached the diamond age, and a lot of pomp and pageantry are involved. That was the case when the amiable former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel celebrated his 60th birthday on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at the Prestigious […]

The Life and Times of Papa Wemba

Eric Elezuo He was influential, enigmatic and down to earth. He brought life around everyone he came in contact with. He was the absorbing Congolese, popularly known as Papa Wemba. Born Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba on June, 14 1949, Papa Wemba’s road to fame and prominence began when he joined the influential music group, […]

“Over-commercialization of music is killing us”: Nigerian Opera Singer, Abiodun Koya,

Story: Babatunde Martins    Photo: Sunmisola Olorunnisola Abiodun Koya is one of the entertainers who claim to have developed their passion for music from singing in the church choir as a toddler. She is a member of a family of five, from Southwest Nigeria, and is a well trained vocalist, who majored in classical Soprano. Though […]

My decades of agony with Endometriosis – Nike Oshinowo

Story: Eric Elezuo & Ehidiamen Blessing Obehi Nike Oshinowo was only 13 years old when she was diagnosed of the disease, Endometriosis while in boarding school. Consequently, while she was busy winning the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) Pageant in 1991, competing at the Miss World competition, featuring in a   commercial for Venus cosmetics […]


BY ERIC ELEZUO   There was untold joy in the nation when on March 30, 2015, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared General Muhammadu Buhari winner of the March 28, 2015 Presidential Election, at least from a majority of the populace, especially members of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Expectations were high considering the change […]

Computer Village: Where Unemployment And Criminality Meets Creativity And Hope

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