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At what age are people usually happiest? New-research offers surprising clues

Nigeria, April 12 -- If you could be one age for the rest of your life, what would it be? Would you choose to be nine years old, absolved of life's most tedious responsibilities, and instead able to ... Read More


Article of Faith: The Hope of Righteousness (1), By Femi Aribisala

Nigeria, April 11 -- Paul says the hope the believer has in Christ Jesus does not disappoint. (Romans 5:5). In Jeremiah, God says: "I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts... Read More


ANALYSIS: Nigeria spends billions on pipeline maintenance as hundreds are vandalised annually

Nigeria, April 11 -- Nigeria spends billions of naira annually to maintain pipelines used to transport oil products, with hundreds of such pipelines vandalised annually, a PREMIUM TIMES review of offi... Read More


Boxing: Nigeria's Efe Ajagba records another massive knockout victory

Nigeria, April 11 -- Nigerian heavyweight boxer, Efe Ajagba, is already creating a niche for himself in the elite category not just by winning his boxing bouts but the brutal way he does that. Ajagba... Read More


Nigerian doctors' strike, COVID-19 vaccination, other health stories published last week

Nigeria, April 11 -- Nigerian doctors embarked on a strike on April 1 after a meeting with a government delegation on March 31 ended in a deadlock. Various issues including non-payment of House Offic... Read More


Of Fayose and Nigeria In Mammy Water Hands, By Festus Adedayo

Nigeria, April 11 -- At first sight, you would think that you had seen Mammy Water, that fish god image created by Sir Victor Uwaifo, the famous "Joromi" singer, Nigerian musician, sculptor and univer... Read More


So Religious, Yet So Poor!, By Wole Olaoye

Nigeria, April 11 -- The first world is ruled by ideas, by knowledge. Africa is ruled by religion. Nigeria, the giant of the continent, is the biggest exponent of the African predilection. The majorit... Read More


Ebenezer Obey-Fabiyi: Commander of Music and Evangelist of Morals, By Toyin Falola

Nigeria, April 11 -- Chief Ebenezer Obey-Fabiyi, whose name rings a bell in the Nigerian Juju music industry, is a veteran with a great participatory culture in his contribution to the country's polit... Read More


Defection: Why Matawalle May Lose His Seat, By Sheriff Lawal

Nigeria, April 11 -- Barring a last-minute change of plan, Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, who got his seat under the banner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), will defect to the All Pr... Read More


ANALYSIS: Inside the endless crises in Southwest PDP

Nigeria, April 11 -- The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had planned to hold its zonal congresses this weekend. That of the South-west was, however, rescheduled for Monday in Osogbo, Osun State, follow... Read More