By Alhassan Bawa Niworu

It is not longer news that our educational system is bedeviled with myriad of problems beyond any imaginative perspective, ranging from Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) strikes to unholy policies and societal interference.

Consequently, in… Continue reading

“Some people are born great; some achieve greatness while others have greatness thrust upon them” – William Shakespeare


By Fatai Ibrahim

It was Harvey Samuel Firestone (1868 – 1938), the late American businessman who said, “The growth and development… Continue reading

The new Head of Service, Niger State, Hajiya Salamatu T Abubakar, mni, who recently concluded studies at Nigeria Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos, was sworn into office at Government House, Minna, recently. After the exercise, she granted… Continue reading

By Hauwa Sidi

Duma and Mayaki communities are small villages in Lapai Local Government Area of Niger State,  Nigeria. The indigenes of Duma and Mayaki community are mostly farmers and petty traders.

Access to health care in Mayaki and… Continue reading

By Mary Jalingo 

Pregnancy especially in African tradition is a must for every married woman. In fact, the night after one’s wedding, family, friends, and neighbors expect the woman to come out showing signs of pregnancy. In some quarters,… Continue reading

By Hamza Waziri


t is said that “A healthy society is a wealthy society”, but, sadly, the people at the rural areas languish in ill-health and are desperately poor.

    For someone living in the rural area to… Continue reading

By Ramoni Kabiru Babatunde

Senate President Bukola Saraki (l) and Speaker Yakubu Dogara at a joint session

It is an indubitable fact that since 1999 when Nigeria returned from autocratic rule, every May 29 of the year, the nation… Continue reading

By Ramoni Kabiru Babatunde

Anyway, since development is a gradual and continuous process, the ‘Not too young to run’ bill recently passed by the Senate is a welcomed development but its workability depends on the functionality of some sectors.… Continue reading

By Suleiman Farinwata

Professor Faruk Haruna Abdulrasheed, Provost, Niger State College of Education Minna

The man himself

Professor Faruk Haruna Abdulrasheed came to Niger State College of Education Minna (C.O.E) 2009 as a young Professor of Physical Health Education to… Continue reading

By Suleiman Farinwata

Blessing Okagbare, leader of team Nigeria

IAAF is the international federation for athletics administration responsible for organizing athletics championship for elite athletes at both junior level which is the under- eighteen years category and the senior level… Continue reading