CBN’s ban on crypto currencies – Ehi Braimah

Recently, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) issued a directive to Deposit Money Banks (DMBs), non-bank financial institutions and other financial institutions to close accounts used for crypto transactions. In other words, banks are required to stop dealing in digital…

Why the National Sports Festival should not hold -Ehi Braimah

Edo State government’s bid to host the 20th National Sports Festival last year was successful and the relevant organs and agencies started work in earnest. Unfortunately, when it was about a week to “EDO2020” as it was then known, the…

A president for all Americans – Ehi Braimah

After all the twists and turns following the November 3 presidential elections which Joe Biden won clearly with 306 electoral college votes and over 7 million popular votes, January 20, 2021 was going to be a special and historic day…

Sunny Ojeagbase: Journalist and entrepreneur at 70 – Ehi Braimah

As 2021 beckons, we must remain thankful for the gift of life as it has pleased God to spare our lives. We also need His grace to march triumphantly and confidently into the New Year and pursue our goals including…

ASUU’s unending strike actions – Ehi Braimah

After what seemed like eternity, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) called off its nine-month old strike. At a press conference in Abuja on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, Biodun Ogunyemi, President of ASUU, announced a “conditional suspension” of the…

A stubborn virus that won’t go away – Ehi Braimah

The year of the virus is gradually winding down but the stubborn and deadly coronavirus is inflicting more pains around the world with increasing cases of infections, hospitalisations and deaths. With less than two weeks before we embrace another brand…

The politics of 2023 and the Tinubu factor – Ehi Braimah

As the political permutations and momentum gathers steam for 2023, the presidential field is expanding as usual and it is being speculated that we may have the following politicians vying for the top prize: Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers State;…

Abdulrasheed Maina: A fugitive from justice – Ehi Braimah

It appears our new found romance with our northern neighbours, Niger Republic, paid off recently with the arrest and extradition of fugitive Abdulrasheed Maina from Niamey where he has been hiding. Maina, welcome back home – you can only run…

Relegation blues for Arsenal FC – Ehi Braimah

After Arsenal FC, the North London Club founded in 1886 suffered a third straight loss at The Emirates to Leicester (0- 1), Aston Villa (0 – 3) and Wolverhampton Wanderers (1 – 2), I reached out to Nurudeen Obalola, a…

Braimah’s “My Lockdown Diary” inspires hope, optimism -Abati

At 4 pm today, eminent guests drawn from various disciplines and status in life will honour the publisher/editor-in-chief, of Naija Times, Ehi Braimah as he formally presents his book, My Lockdown Diary via the zoom platform. Here in the piece…

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