Category: Life & Style

The Road to the Pearl of Africa

Emmanuel Ukpong Every journey comes with two layers of worries – planning the trip and the dread of expectations. Thankfully, I didn’t need to worry…

ON CHILDBIRTH DEATHS IN NIGERIA

MONDAY EDITORIAL The high rate of death is a major public health issue that must be addressed urgently The scale of maternal mortality in Nigeria…

The Fertility Dream – THISDAYLIVE

In a society where successful marriages are rated by couples’ ability to have children of their own, many Nigerians with fertility issues spend years trying…

Akpororo Dazzles His Super Mum

SUPERSATURDAY  Comedian, Akpororo has just Gifted a brand new car to his mother in addition to hitting the street with praiz jam to further celebrate…

A City of Towers – THISDAYLIVE

Charles Ajunwa writes about his recent experience in Toronto, Canada Penultimate Tuesday, this reporter flew into Toronto Pearson International Airport, Canada’s busiest airport via an Ethiopian…

A Beacon of Hope – THISDAYLIVE

Sunday Ehigiator writes that the founder of Rose of Shalom Foundation, Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija, has been a beacon of hope to the less privileged in…

CONFOUNDING THE PESSIMISTS

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s place is assured in Lion’s Building, writes Chidiebere Nwobodo The cloud of 2019 general election is thickening and the rain of election is…

AVERTING THE IMPENDING LABOUR STRIKE

Adewale Kupoluyi urges government to engage NLC in a sincere dialogue The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the United Labour…

A Rallying Force against Terror

Pastor Abraham Sam Aiyedogbon Peter Uzoho who captured the anguish of members of the Coalition for Global Peace and Justice during their rally in Lagos…

FELA AT 80: A LOST PROVOCATEUR

Decades after his death, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, the Afrobeat impresario remains a revered icon among his teeming devotees worldwide, Yinka Olatunbosun reports TRIBUTEFela was a legend…

Another Feat for Genevieve Nnaji

Superstar actress Genevieve Nnaji raises her game by signing a deal with one of the largest talent agencies in the world, United Talent Agency (UTA),…

Oba Akiolu Plans 75th Birthday

The frills of fortune, treats of conceit and the law of power may be accumulated without end in royal circuits. A taste for them increases…

We Failed FELA (1938 – 1997)

COUNTERPOINT  By Femi Akintunde-Johnson The coming week is the 21st annual binge celebrating the life, struggles, music and mission of Afrobeat cognoscenti and authentic African icon, Fela…

Major Lazer Gives Lagos a Rave

Music lovers in Lagos experienced a one of a kind rave headlined by international EDM group Major Lazer last Friday. The U-Live Africa organised concert…

Eliezer Workplace Receives Quality Award

Eliezer Workplace Management, Executive Director, David Korede, receiving the award on behalf of the company Mary Nnah Eliezer Workplace Management, one of the leading facility…

Celebrating Fela Posthumously at 80

Vanessa Obioha As the Afrobeat denizens gear up for another week of Felabration – the weeklong festivity to mark the posthumous birthday of the Afrobeat…

Olubi, a Model in Gainful Migration

Moses-Olubi Lekan Fatodu Truth be told, the answer to regrettable relocation from one’s homeland lies in vacuity of planning and purpose. Every journey of life…

58 Years of Blood, Tears and Pain

RingTrue with Yemi Adebowale -yemi.adebowale@thisdaylive.com; 07013940521 (text only) The lavish display at the Eagle Square, Abuja, on Tuesday, which climaxed Nigeria’s 58 Independence Day celebration…

Aborted Dreams for Air Force Pilot

Independence Edition Chiemelie Ezeobi writes on the tragic incident involving an Air Force pilot, Squadron Leader Mohammed Bello Baba-Ari, who lost his life in the…

Tackling Poverty: Lessons from China

Solomon Elusoji, who travelled to southwest China recently with a group of African journalists, writes on the fruits of China’s push against abject penury and…

Bloodbath at Ekpoma – THISDAYLIVE

Adibe Emenyonu reports on an ordinarily joyful  graduation party at Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, that turned into a funeral parlour following a scuffle…

Kemi Akindoju Gets Her Chef

SUPERSATURDAY Actress Kemi Lala Akindoju and her beau, celebrity Chef Fregz set the social media on fire with their ‘shock’ wedding, writes Ferdinand Ekechukwu There…

A Prize for the Best Shot

Yinka Olatunbosun The 9mobile Photography Competition has begun its the search for the best photography work that illustrates this edition’s theme, ‘My Grind, My Hustle’.…

Leo Stan Ekeh’s Wondrous Taste

Leo Stan Ekeh, Chairman,  Zinox Group, is  an ambitious businessman is his newly completed Yudala Height in Victoria Island, Lagos. Since the imposing building literally sprouted in…

Agony of Emir Sa’ad Abubakar

That revered monarch, Usman Sa’ad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto, is heavy hearted is to put it mildly. For over a week now,  he has been…

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