English Championship side QPR join the ranks of teams looking to sign Nwabali in the summer

ENGLISH Championship side Queens Park Rangers (QPR) have joined the ranks of clubs looking to sign Super Eagles goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali during the forthcoming summer transfer window.



Nigeria has no choice other than to manufacture her way out of the current economic crisis as the US did after the bombing of Pearl Harbour

Ayo Akinfe

[1] O’Level economics teaches us all that inflation is too much money chasing too few goods. There is always a simple solution to the problem, which is quadruple the production of consumer goods and you reverse the trend

[2] Historically, we have a precedence for this sort of emergency manufacturing and production explosion and in 1941, the Americans did the unthinkable after the bombing of Pearl Harbour and the declaration of war on Japan


Gari costs rising beyond the reach of the common man as a shortfall in cassava production bites

NIGERIA'S main staple gari otherwise known as the common man's food gas seen a 108% increase in price over the last three months pushing it to a record high due to a combination of record inflation and a fall in cassava production.



Were I in President Tinubu’s shoes I would aim to make winning the 2026 World Cup a launchpad for attracting widespread investment into Nigeria so would have a long-list that looks like this

Ayo Akinfe

[1] Joachim Lowe

[2] José Mourinho

[3] Ralph Hasenhüttl

[4] Julen Lopetegui

[5] Hansi Flick

[6] Zinadine Zidane

[7] Jurgen Klopp

[8] Herve Renard

[9] Antonio Conte

[10] Thomas Tuchel

For me, the programme would be very simple:

[1] Win the Jules Rimet trophy and use it as a platform to sell Nigeria to the wider world


UK diasporan Yunusa Jibrin comes up with AI device that can track terrorist hideouts

NIGERIA may well be on the path of solving its security challenges as UK diasporan Yunusa Jibrin has revealed a new invention which  will allow security forces to leverage on artificial intelligence (AI) to identify bandits and their hideouts.



Man United step up bid to sign Osimhen after humiliating defeat in Manchester derby

ENGLISH Premier League giants Manchester United have joined the ranks if clubs desperate to bring Victor Osimhen to the UK this summer after a recent humiliating 1-3 defeat by rivals Manchester City over the weekend exposed the weakness of their forward line.



Even if we have the worst government in the world, if Nigerians adopt the can-do spirit of Yuri Gagarin, we will get out of this economic morass

Ayo Akinfe

[1] One of the down sides to the end of the Cold War is the abrupt ending of the space race. In the 1950s, 1960s and 70s, the Soviet Union and the US pushed each other to the limit when it came to discovering the rest of our solar system

[2] This young man here Yuri Gagarin, was the personal symbol of that space race. At the age of 27, he became the first human to leave planet earth, go into space and then orbit back into earth


President Tinubu’s current trip to Qatar can only be considered a success if he succeeds in attracting at least $20bn worth of Islamic finance as foreign direct investment

Ayo Akinfe

[1] Do you know that the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) was founded in 1969? It has since then provided billions of dollars worth of funding for its members to help them with infrastructural development


Nollywood veteran Jide Kosoko scraps plans to celebrate his 70th birthday in grand style

VETERAN Nollywood actor Jide Kosoko has joined the ranks of celebrities scaling back on their social activities in response to the growing economic hardship ravaging the land after he postponed his 70th birthday celebration for the time being.



This time around, Nigerians need to make a solemn pledge to not only make Air Peace a runaway success as our national carrier but also a major cash cow of our economy

Ayo Akinfe

[1] When you have a population of 200m, are located bang in the middle of your continent and your populace love travelling, you should have a one of the most lucrative aviation industries in the world. Indeed, Nigeria should be an African aviation hub

[2] Nigeria is a currently a mono-economy. When 95% of government revenue comes from crude oil sales, we have no choice other then to look for alternative sources of income if we do not want to perish as a people



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