15-year-old Akilo Charles from CMS Grammar School is through to the Round of 16 stage of the ‘I Beg To Differ’ debate tournament after defeating 14-year-old Balogun David of Heritage Group of Schools.
An Israeli author and human rights activist has asked the international community to condemn Israel’s unceasing attacks on Gaza, which he described as “brutal.”
The Super Eagles of Nigeria take on São Tomé and Príncipe in the final game of the 2024 African Cup of Nations Qualifiers on Sunday.
Manchester City has started the Premier League season in good form, winning their first three games; the only team to do so.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has moved to reiterate strongly its stand on its reported working relationship with the Chairman of Lagos State Parks Management Committee, Musiliu Akinsanya (MC Oluomo) ahead of the general election.
Heinous, beyond the pale, and utterly repugnant; what "crime" could best be described with these words put together?
The response of the presidency to comments made by former president Olusegun Obasanjo in criticisms of the current administration has come under huge flak.
The brain drain with doctors and nurses in Nigeria may appear to be devoid of a sign of hope for the better, but another reason for the worsening situation has been unearthed if one man's narrative is to be believed.
Since time immemorial, money and sex have enjoyed "cohabitation" of some sort.
There is the assumption that corruption and corrupt leaders are the key and only factors responsible for the poor state of things in Nigeria.
The clearest indication yet as to why politics in Nigeria is generally regarded as corrupt and many more may have been revealed if the words of a Chief of the Electoral College Nigeria are to be believed.
Comments made recently by the Association of Resident Doctors in Nigeria (NARD) in a seeming explanation for the huge migration of doctors outside the country have been further backed by a Public Health Chief.
Following the conclusion of the mid-term elections in the United States of America, the country now hopes for credible elections in Africa's most populous nation come 2023.
Who really is family?
It is not a sine qua non for landlords to issue a quit notice to tenants before they can evict them from their property.
A sign, a warning, or just pure coincidence? What really are dreams?
The United Arab Emirates' decision to issue a visa ban on Nigerians continues to split opinions.
Victor Osimhen made it three goals in as many games as he struck the winner for Napoli against Roma.
One of the world's biggest problems today is the battle to keep the high rate of depression cases and suicide ideation under control .
Fears; we all have them. They leave our minds in doubt, our souls weary, and our next move second-guessed.
The fears of a young girl or the naivety of a smitten young man?
If there is one thing Lagos is known for and easily identified with, it is its big and renowned markets.
African Action Congress (AAC) presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore has no plans of removing fuel subsidy if elected president of the country.
"It seems as though you allowed fate choose for you; and now that you have been chosen for, something else has to determine the outcome."
The primary objective of rallies in the build up to elections in Nigeria appears to have been defeated.
Money. It always seems to be at the epicenter of everything in life.
You would reckon there is only one universal and morally acceptable way of choosing a wife for all those (men) saddled with that responsibility, huh?
The purpose of football has always divided opinion. Is it more of a business than entertainment or is the entertainment value more important than the business side of the game?
Nigeria's ranking by the global Terrorism Research/Analysis Organization as the second most terrorised nation in the world after Iraq may not be a true reflection of things globally, but its unending fight to combat insecurity leaves precious little in the way of defence to that report.
The decision of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) to disrupt economic activities at the Murtala Mohammed Airport on Monday in protest of the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is receiving mixed reactions from Nigerians.
A statement by President Muhammadu Buhari on his administration's achievements continues to generate reactions.
"No leader in this country will be permitted to get healthcare outside of this country."
As the drums of the 2023 presidential election get louder, supporters of some presidential candidates have begun crediting their principals with some developmental successes.
13-year-old Fabian Chigbundu of Cayley College is the winner of the August edition of Nigeria Info's 'I Beg to Differ' student debate tournament.
"The Nigerian government knows that crude oil theft in Nigeria without the connivance of the gatekeepers, cannot happen."
The reason(s) why former governors in Nigeria are eager to become senators may not be far fetched to the average Nigerian, but one particular answer could easily pass for a general consensus.
The strength of a family lies in the unbreakable bond that they share, so it is often said.
The Lagos State Government has advised riders of commercial motorcycles (okada) affected by its ban to stop complaining and "go learn a trade."
On a scale of 1-10, how many of the things that you did when you were much younger would you do all over again if you could travel back in time?
15-year-old Musa Okhuoya Nicholas of Fureh College School, Ketu has secured the last semifinal spot at the ongoing 'I Beg To Differ' student debate tournament on Nigeria Info.
Comments made by the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire regarding the availability of doctors in Nigeria continues to be received with heavy criticisms.
The second quarterfinal matchup of the ‘I Beg To Differ’ debate tournament on Nigeria Info’s Hard Facts saw 13-year-old Emmanuel Busari of Ifako International Secondary School advance to the semifinal.
15-year-old Stephanie Ehi Ameh of The International School, University of Lagos is through to the semifinals of the ‘I Beg To Differ’ debate tournament.
The quarterfinals of the ‘I BEG TO DIFFER’ debate tournament kicked off with 14-year-old Praize Offormezie Onuchi of Newhall International School and 13-year-old Fabian Chigbundu of Cayley College competing for a chance at the semifinal.
It is hard to say throughout the course of your life until now, you haven't been faced with the one pickle that is pretty much synonymous with the city of Lagos.
The effort of the government in putting to an end the increased rate of building collapse in the country has come under fresh flak.
15-year-old Musa Okhuoya Nicholas of Fureh College School, Ketu and 16-year-old Oluchi Akwarandu of The Apostolic Church Grammar have each secured a quarterfinal spot at the ongoing 'I Beg To Differ' debate tournament.
15-year-old Deborah Ajike Joseph of Wellspring College and 13-year-old Emmanuel Afolarin Busari of Ifako International Secondary School, are the latest quarterfinalists in the Nigeria Info ‘I Beg To Differ’ student debate tournament.
Day Two of the ‘I Beg To Differ’ tournament on Nigeria Info’s Hard Facts saw contestants compete for a chance to progress to the next round.
The fourth edition of the 'I Beg To Differ' tournament which began on Monday has seen its first quarterfinalists.
Forgiving and forgetting; these words are almost always used in the same sentence.
Ever wanted something bad but are afraid of the baggage that comes with it?
The second and final playoff discourse of the ‘I Beg To Differ’ debate tournament saw 13-year-old Chigbundu Fabian of Cayley College secure a spot at the knockout stage after defeating 12-year-old Akinfende Oluwademiladeife of New Estate Baptist Secondary School.
The growing insecurity in Nigeria has led to calls in some quarters for President Buhari's government to step aside.
The fourth edition of 'I Beg to Differ' Student Debate has begun with two contestants battling for a spot in the Round of 16 and a chance to win N1 million.
The Chief Economist and Partner of West Africa Financial Service at PwC, Andrew Nevin has proffered solutions to this economic burden that is Nigeria's weakening naira.
Going by the constitution, "if the president wants to spend N1 billion on SUVs for the government next door, he can only do it if the National Assembly specifically approves that expense in the budget."
A report by the credit rating agency Agusto & Co. notes that the federal government's borrowing from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will increase to N23.2 trillion by the end of 2022.
"Don't pay ransom, but when you don't pay ransom, make sure that the security agencies are ready to deal with any case of kidnapping."
Free-fall, nose-dive, and rock-bottom; are some of the words that have been used in the same sentence as the Nigerian naira in recent times.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Company's recent conversion to a limited liability company has generated several reactions to how the newly formed NNPC Limited will operate.
Popular musician Aituaje Iruobe, well known as Waje, is adamant the current state of the nation will lead to a renewed effort from the populace to alternate/effect the future of the country starting in 2023.
There is no gainsaying that one, if not the biggest problem gnawing at the growth and stability of Nigeria is insecurity.
Terrorists have again targeted the seat of governance, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Students seeking a place in Nigerian tertiary institutions may not have to write the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) every other year.
Reactions continue to trail the news of the Zamfara State Government's suspension of the Emir of Birnin 'Yandoto of Tsafe Local Government Area.
Life has got its beauty and its curves.
Driving a car knackered or damaged by bad roads is not an excuse readily accepted by officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC).
From 32 contestants to two finalists, Season 3 of FATG Fan Battle has been filled with everything: informative debates, outright arguments, banter, fun and all-round entertainment.
Nigerians will be paying more for petrol after the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited announced an official increase in the pump price of petrol from N165 per litre.
As commendations continue to pour in on the INEC's success in the just concluded Osun governorship election, INEC has said the success it achieved is tantamount to constantly reviewing previous elections.
Arguably one of the big challenges for parents is equipping their children with the needed information on sex education.
That good old commandment about giving to God by tithing is never far from controversy.
There appears to be growing speculations over the petrol price in Nigeria.
Nigeria's commercial and entertainment capital, Lagos, ranks 171 out of 172 cities on the list of the world's most liveable cities in the latest Global Liveability Index.
The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak. Yes, that we have heard and come to know.
‘Go out and vote. If at the end of the day APC wins, it means a higher majority of Nigerians were actually not bothered about a Muslim-Muslim ticket.’
Reactions surrounding the selection of Kashim Shettima as the running mate to APC's Bola Tinubu appear not to be ending anytime soon.
Good health; You can't really place enough premium on it.
The quest for a place in the quarterfinals continued on Thursday night as Kareem Itunu battled against Adenike Olusiku and Omonijo Success faced Olusegun Adedeji.
Muslimah ‘Limah’ Malik and Tochukwu Maduekwe booked their places in the quarterfinals of the FATG Fan Battle after victories on Wednesday night.
What really makes this city special?
Business analyst, Ignatius Chukwu, is of the opinion that the next Nigerian President should scrap fuel subsidy.
As the security situation in the country steadily deteriorates, Nigerians are showing their dissatisfaction with the assurances of President Muhammadu Buhari.
It is no news the level of difficulty Nigerians are dealing with at the moment.
The efforts of the Nigerian military in combating banditry in the country have suffered long-standing criticisms for its irreplaceable losses at war.
It appears the Nigerian Constitution is not the national treasure one would have thought it was meant to be.
There is the good and the bad, the smart and the stupid, even a void has got its alter ego.
In the wake of the recent increase in fuel prices and their scarcity, the need for the diversification of the Nigerian economy has hit the fore again.
Who hasn't felt the pinch?
Hard Facts host Sandra Ezekwesili has frowned at the fact that just one major road connects the Third Mainland Bridge to Epe.
'We should restructure the country before conducting any elections."
The inclusion of 'morality' in the draft Code of Practice for online platforms is just an attempt to ensure that the things we put out there comply with Nigerian local laws.
Epileptic, stuttering or maybe, non-existent.
Ever heard someone say, "I didn't lie to you, but I just didn't say the truth either"?
"There is nothing we (Nigerians) can do about the hike in the price of petroleum products."
As Nigeria marks the 2022 Democracy Day, there seems to be a surge of recent political consciousness among the people.
The presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Dumebi Kachikwu, says no coalition will succeed if Nigerians fail to exercise their right to vote.
Following last week's emergence of party flag bearers ahead of the 2023 presidential election, attention has turned to the matter of the "Sheriff's Deputy" for Africa's most populous nation.
As more Nigerian youths queue up for PVCs ahead of the 2023 general election, the director of programmes of Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (Yiaga Africa), Cynthia Mbamalu, believes it is largely the result of "the conversations post #EndSARS protest."
Reactions continue to trail the emergence of Bola Tinubu as the 2023 presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress.
It is safe to say marriage is one of the many dreams of almost everyone.
If you thought the Labour Party and her presidential candidate Peter Obi cannot compete favourably with the big wigs in Nigeria's political space, then you may need to have a rethink.
Truth be told, one of life's biggest goals for almost every human is the complete life.
The gruesome killing of worshippers at the St Francis Catholic Church in Ondo state on Sunday has put the country's security structure under the spotlight again.
A survivor of Sunday’s horrific incident at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Owo has recounted her story to Nigeria Info.
A lot is known and has been said about life; its beauty, curves, and even principles.
As the drums of the 2023 general election get louder, Nigerians are urged to ask critical questions to the candidates.
Former president Atiku Abubakar's emergence over the weekend as the flag bearer of the Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 presidential race continues to generate reactions.
What would you say is the most difficult situation a man can ever find himself?
Ever had to choose between two things that you think you love dearly?
14-year-old Esther Bewaji is the winner of the May edition of Nigeria Info's 'I Beg to Differ' student debate tournament.
The invasion of the Abuja residence of former Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday continues to draw criticisms and commendations.
Choices; we all make them. Sometimes, they turn out to be a stroke of genius, and other times, they simply project us as utterly stupid and scar us for life.
14-years-old Esther Bewaji of Silversands Hall School has made it to the final of the "I Beg To Differ" debate tournament after a heated encounter with Kolade Stephen Afolabi of CMS Grammar School.
If you haven't seen it or heard of it, then you probably just landed on earth from planet mars. And I do not mean that literally.
With many of the passengers of the ill-fated Abuja-Kaduna train attack still in captivity 50 days and counting, there appears to be no closure yet.
14-year-old Esther Bewaji of Silversands Hall School, Lekki has secured the last semifinal spot at the ongoing 'I Beg To Differ' student debate tournament on Nigeria Info.
A protest at the APC secretariat in Rivers State went chaotic on Wednesday after some members of the party said to be supporters of Senator Magnus Abe alleged that the screening process for State Assembly aspirants, ward and state delegates had been hijacked.
14-year-old Qoowiyyah Wuraola Salam of At-Tanzeel Schools is through to the semifinals of the ‘I Beg To Differ’ debate tournament.
Conflicts are a part of everyday life. We don't want to live life with them, but we can't live life without them.
The last has not been heard of the killing of Deborah Samuel, the second-year student of the Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, who was mobbed and burned to death on Friday for alleged blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad.
The second quarterfinal matchup of the ‘I Beg To Differ’ debate tournament on Nigeria Info’s Hard Facts saw 14-year-old Kolade Stephen of CMS Grammar School, Akoka advance to the semifinal.
Consider this; do people really get seduced or do they fall for the seduction because a part of them really wants it?
The quarterfinals of the ‘I BEG TO DIFFER’ debate tournament kicked off with 15-year-old Hameed Olarenwaju of Rainbow College Day School, Sururlere and 12-year-old Ebule Timothy Chukwuebuka of Bijamic Private Schools Ajah competing for a chance at the semifinal.
You would think the knowledge of the truth is easy to deal with, after all, even the Holy Bible says it - the truth - shall set you free.
14-year-old Qoowiyyah Wuraola and 15-year-old Artemus Pius-Omo, both of At-Tanzeel Schools are the latest quarterfinalists at the Nigeria Info ‘I Beg To Differ’ student debate tournament.
David Chukwuemeka Edwards of The African Church Model, Esther Bewaji of Silversands Hall School, and Hameed Olarenwaju of Rainbow College Day School have all qualified for the quarterfinals of the ongoing 'I Beg To Differ' debate tournament.
"The glory of my name increases my shame. Less known by mortals, I could better escape their eyes."
Opinions remain split as to the credibility of the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, following news of his political aspirations ahead of the 2023 elections.
Day Two of the ‘I Beg To Differ’ tournament on Nigeria Info’s Hard Facts saw contestants competing for a chance to progress to the next round of the debate tournament.
The calls for zoning in Nigeria continue to headline the political scene as the 2023 General Election edges closer.
There have been increased speculations about whether former President Goodluck Jonathan will run for his old office in the 2023 General Election and there have been calls for him to do so.
The third edition of the 'I Beg To Differ' tournament which began on Monday has seen its first quarterfinalist.
Journalist and media entrepreneur, Ndume Green, has narrated how he almost lost his life following an investigative report he carried out on the ECOWAS border.
14-year-old Olaloye Toluwalase from Covet The Redeemer College is through to the knockout stage of the ‘I Beg To Differ’ debate tournament after defeating 14-year-old Qoowiyyah Wuraola Salam of At-Tanzeel Schools.
The battle to win N1 million at the third edition of the 'I Beg to Differ' Student Debate has begun with two contestants battling for a spot in the Round of 16.
I can bet my bottom naira that the scenario I am about to paint is synonymous with all seven billion people in the world. Well, maybe not all.
Nigerians are still reacting to the news that former president, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan may join the race for the presidency.
Steven Biko once said, "The most potent weapon of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed." Martin Luther King Jr. (not in response) also said, "Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor, it must be demanded by the oppressed."
Ahead of the 2023 general election, Nigerians across various socio-political groups are beginning to make clear their positions on where the presidency should go.
"Sometimes we try to project ourselves on our children, and we don't see the repercussion of the disrespect we show to them."
The feeling of guilt can be overwhelming, but should it be forcefully disregarded?
It is often said that when it rains it pours. Sadly for Johnson, (not his real name) he is getting drenched by his current predicament.
Chances are you must have heard the word about a thousand times, but what do you understand "patriarchy" to mean?
Hard Facts host Sandra Ezekwesili has frowned at the online sharing of video footage of students of Chrisland school on their trip to Dubai.
The state of insecurity in the country continues to generate reactions from Nigerians.
The UEFA Champions League has gotten to it’s final 4 stage, with Liverpool, Villarreal, Manchester City and Real Madrid set to battle it out for a place in the final.
The zoning debate in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) isn’t going away soon.
Nigerians are still reacting to the presidential declaration of transport minister, Rotimi Amaechi.
The publicity secretary of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Chris Finebone believes the minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi will emerge the presidential flagbearer of the party.
Nigeria Info’s Sandra Ezekwesili wants parents to stop pushing their daughters into marriage, as it could prevent them from recognising signs of abuse in a partner.
Karim Benzema scored a hat trick as Real Madrid emerged victorious against Chelsea in their Champions League quarter-final encounter at Stamford Bridge 3-1.
The head of intelligence at Stears Business, Michael Famoroti thinks the Nigerian Senate has no business regulating the subscription prices of Digital Satellite Television (DStv) and GOtv.
Reactions continue to trail Will Smith's slapping of comedian, Chris Rock at the Oscars.
The UEFA Champions League returned this week as Manchester City hosted Spanish champions Atletico Madrid and Benfica faced Liverpool.
All over the world, it is a crime to use someone else's identity.
Former federal lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani wants the federal government to arm volunteers and local vigilantes so they can fight the bandits plaguing the northeast and northwest of Nigeria.
There is no gainsaying the fact that there is a way to "get things done" in Nigeria.
Participants of the Lagos State Monthly Rent Payment Scheme will be required to verify that not more than 33 percent of their monthly income is used for rent.
"If you face it and accept it, you begin to heal, and the moment you are healed, you have dealt with it."
Gynaecologist, Dr Abayomi Ajayi says that menstrual pain that interferes with your normal chores is not normal and could be Endometriosis.
Everything assumes a different meaning in the 21st century, so they say, and marriages are no exception.
Broadcast journalist and Hard Facts show host Sandra Ezekwesili has reacted angrily to the response Dr Chinelo Nwando Megafu received when she tweeted, “I’m in the train. I have been shot. Please pray for me.”
Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Monday reiterated that the government's fight against insecurity in the country has produced positive results.
Life really is hard, and it gets even harder without the love and support of family I dare say.
Startling, if not bizarre events at the Oscar Awards Ceremony on Sunday continue to dominate headlines across the globe.
"My father warned me to stay away from other people's wives and not take someone else's property, so I can live longer."
14-year-old Ruth Okorocha emerged the winner of this year's edition of the 'I Beg to Differ' student debate tournament.
It's safe to say that hard times are upon us, by dint of the economic state of the nation.
The 14-year-old Ruth Okorocha from King's Way College is through to the finals of the I Beg To Differ debate tournament after a heated debate with Andrella Nnadi
Do we continue to sin that grace may abound?
The task of making a decision has almost always never been an easy thing to do, especially when the choice(s) made affects others.
The 'I BEG TO DIFFER' debate tournament semifinals kicked off with Deborah Pamzat, 15, and Oladipupo Ramadan, 15, competing for a chance at the tournament's finals.
Every Nigerian is responsible for the country's energy crisis.
Oga stop! Pull over! Heard those lines before, right?
Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, will officially declare to run for President on Wednesday.
How far would you go to displease yourself just to satisfy your family?
Could it be karma or good old conscience?
The impact of social media, especially on teenagers, has once again been highlighted.
Daily Digest host, Jimi Disu and Jumoke Fashanu, this week's guest on Dear Bunmi, discussed Funsho's dilemma in depth.
Defending Champions of the UEFA Champions League, Chelsea, qualified for the quarterfinals on Wednesday night after a comfortable 4-1 aggregate victory over French side, Lille.
14-year-old Ruth Okorocha is through to the semifinal stage of the ‘I Beg To Differ’ debate tournament after an intense debate with 14-year-old Abayomi Ogunleye.
You only need to listen to the story of this man to understand what "complicated" or a "conundrum" really means.
The crisis bedevilling the Lagos state chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) presents an opportunity for the Lagos State Government to take control of its motor parks and garages.
We may not have heard it all regarding the five rejected women inclusivity bills at the National Assembly.
Chief Economist and Partner, West Africa Financial Services, Andrew S. Nevin PhD has warned (Nigeria) against being cajoled into taking sides in the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
The second quarterfinal matchup of the ‘I Beg To Differ’ debate tournament on Nigeria Info’s Hard Facts saw 14-year-old Andrella Nnadi advancing to the semifinal stage of the debate tournament.
The quarterfinals of the ‘I BEG TO DIFFER’ debate tournament kicked off with 15-year-old Debrah Pamzat and 16-year-old Clement Braimoh going head-to-head for a chance at the semi-finals.
The death of Bamise Ayanwole, the 22-year-old, who was allegedly raped and murdered in a Lagos Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) continues to generate public outcry.
Suicide ideation is on the rise, especially in Nigeria recently. The reason for this ranges from bullying to economic hardship, barbaric cultural rights and depression too.
16-year-old Oye Titioluwa secured the final quarterfinal spot at the ongoing I Beg To Differ student debate tournament.
The call for gender equality and the need to break stereotypes in society, has once again been highlighted in the wake of this year's celebration of International Women's Day.
Ever wondered why American singer, Faith Hill sang the song "A baby changes everything?"
From "men are not supposed to cry" to "women are not meant to be tough", these "social constructs" have become cliché.
PSG crashed out of the UEFA Champions League losing to Real Madrid 3-1 on the night. The Parisiens conceded 3 goals in the second half as they let a 2 goal advantage slip.
14-year-old Abayomi Ogunleye is through to the quarterfinal stage of the ‘I Beg To Differ’ debate tournament after an intense debate with 16-year-old Kelechi Deborah Ikoro.
Day Two of the ‘I Beg To Differ’ tournament on Nigeria Info’s Hard Facts saw contestants competing for a chance to progress to the next round of the debate tournament.
The second edition of the 'I Beg To Differ' student debate began on Monday on Nigeria Info's Hard Facts.
The ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) enters its fourth week with still no resolution in sight.
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