Widow of Nigeria’s first military ruler, Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi, dies at 97

Widow of Nigeria’s first military ruler, Lady Victoria Nwanyiocha Aguiyi-Ironsi, is dead. A close family friend disclosed that she died at 5.00am on Monday, exactly one day after her friend, age mate and wife of the former Premier of Eastern…

Nigerian development tragedy: the affliction of image deficit and the way out -Magnus Onyibe

Our dear country seems doomed to remain mired in negative publicity. That is even as headlines heralding horrific events like  gruesome murders of civilians by herdsmen ,  suicide bombings by religious insurgents like Boko Haram and mind-boggling sums of public…

Salawa Abeni: A queen for the ages

Salawa Abeni is queen in a music genre where all the men are kings. Think back to her duet with Kollington. Remember her singing – Kollington professor, Salawa Waka Queen. Thisislagos reminds us why she is queen…   Salawa Abeni’s…

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