The Femi & The Gang Fan Battle season 3 is at its round-of-24 stage with contestants battling it out for the N1 million grand prize.
A manifesto is a public statement of the intentions of a politician seeking office, a political party, or a government.
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.
As the movement for a Peter Obi presidency continues to gain traction among Nigerian youth, questions are being asked about his chances.
Nigerians are making lifestyle adjustments in the face of skyrocketing diesel/cooking gas prices and petrol shortage.
'We should restructure the country before conducting any elections."
President of Nigeria Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association, Nuhu Yakubu has linked the constant increase in the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas to the drop in the value of the Naira and extortion from loading facilities.
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.
An election observer, Achike Chude, has expressed concerns over widespread vote-buying and voter enticement by political parties in Ekiti State during Saturday's governorship election.
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."
On this week's Dear Bunmi, Susan writes in after finding out her husband has begun to be unfaithful just a year after they married.
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.
Media reports indicate that the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Selection Committee has recommended Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, to be Atiku Abubakar's running mate.
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.
Around the world, there are some conceptions about witchcraft. One of them, peculiar to Africa, is that witches are almost always women.
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.
The co-founder of ImpactHer, Efe Ukala wants women in entrepreneurship to consider running a business as a marathon and not a sprint.
"It is extremely important for women to stick together and continue to leverage each other's strengths."
Life is full of auspicious occasions. From the moments that bring joy and happiness to the moments that draws sadness and regret, we go through life garnering experiences that sum up our lives.
In the wake of mounting negative societal vices, the need for better relationships between families and their communities - which consists of other families - has once again been highlighted.
The battle to win =N=1,000,000 at the second edition of the 'I Beg To Differ' student debate tournament began with two contestants battling for a spot at the round of 16.
Leeds United announced the appointment of Jesse Marsch as their new head coach replacing Marcelo Bielsa after an abysmal run of results.
Winner and first runner-up of the maiden edition of 'I Beg To Differ' student debate tournament are advising contestants of the second edition to keep their heads high and put in their best in the student debate tournament
"The customer is always right", remember that old saying? It can be difficult to deal with sometimes, especially if you are on the other end of the table.
In case you have been pondering, if you should stop washing your vagina, the answer is a resounding yes!
The state and effectiveness of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), formerly known as Nigerian Prison Service (NPS) has been called to question once again.
You can't deny the fact that in this part of the world especially Nigeria, you don't just get married to your partner, you marry their entire family too, literally.
Veteran singer Bankole Wellington (aka Banky W) has come to be known as a man of many talents.
Several academic research indicates that between 10% and 18% of women in Nigeria have been diagnosed with Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).
Love is a beautiful thing. It is a force that pulls down barriers, builds bridges and ultimately unites people, even rivals.
Veteran singer Bankole Wellington (Banky W) says he would rather the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme be made optional.
A popular definition of culture is that it is the way of life of a group of people. It is what defines them and makes them unique.
Constitutional Lawyer Liborous Oshoma has questioned the integrity of the average Nigerian when faced with a difficult situation.
As the world marks International Mother Language Day, Hard Facts host, Sandra Ezekwesili asked callers on Nigeria Info to say in their mother tongue, her notable show startup phrase; "Hello Lagos, I am Sandra Ezekwesili and these are your Hard Facts."
Gbenga Adewoyin, a social media activist is throwing open a challenge to anyone who can prove the existence of juju for a price of N2.5 million.
Business Development Coach, Ezekiel Solesi says "If you are not helping your business or organization make money, save money or improve the quality of the product, service or brand, then you should be fired."
It was a Premier League classic as Tottenham defeated Champions Manchester City at the Etihad.
“There is corruption everywhere in the world, but there is always an overreaction in Nigeria.” This is the view of a caller who spoke to Joyce Onyemuwa on the Sunny Side show.
John, a caller on Nigeria Info's Hard Facts, says if the Federal Government is serious about prosecuting Abba Kyari, he should be extradited to the U.S. over his alleged connection to Raymond Abass (HushPuppi).
After years of clamouring, Nigerians may be about to see one of their many wishes come to pass, thanks to Mr. Sergius Ogun, a lawyer and politician.
Love... the most powerful emotion they say. A feeling that leaves you breathless and captivated, it takes control of you and leaves you anything but the same.
Everyone wants a job, right? There are jobs and there are "jobs", so they say. However, have you ever thought some jobs are not just meant for you?
Unless you married the first person you dated, your partner is probably not your first love.
So picture this: you wake up one fine morning after a good or not so good night rest following a hectic day at work the previous day, and while getting set for the day's usually busy routine, your three-year-old son walks up to you in the kitchen and says; "Chidnma, where is my back pack? I am late for school."
The Director of Population Management at the National Population Commission(NPC), Margaret Edison says more attention should be given to the quality of children and not the number of children.
Reactions continue to trail the recent crash of the National Identity Management Commission(NIMC) portal.
The AFCON 2021 final kicks off tonight as the Teranga Lions of Senegal take on The Pharaohs of Egypt in Yaounde.
Public displays of affection, otherwise known as PDA, can be explained as when a couple publicly kisses, hugs, or shows any sign of physical touch to an uncomfortable amount; almost like no one else is there.
As online money loan apps/agencies continue to rise, it goes without saying that the strategies by some of these loan agencies in getting back their monies from defaulters is anything but appropriate.
There is no doubt that the advent of technology and social media has been of significant benefit to mankind, but has it come at the cost of relationships and family bonding?
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are in a dilemma at the moment. After getting knocked out of AFCON 2021, all focus is now on the 2022 World Cup playoffs against the Black Stars of Ghana in March.
Head of Transparency International Nigeria, Auwal Musa Rafsanjani, believes progress can be made on the fight against corruption if the federal government refuses to be selective in its fight against corruption.
A deep search into the facts book reveals that there are not many women in positions of power in Nigeria.
A caller, Gabriel says he hates he is the provider in his family because ” the load” is too much on him.
As the 2023 General Elections in Nigeria draws closer, political parties are beginning to size up one another on the abilities and prospects of potential candidates.
Family, they say, is sacred and the most important thing in the world. However, what is the worst you can do to a family member who caused you pain?
As the 2023 General Elections in Nigeria draws ever closer, the abilities and manifestos of running candidates are being assessed by Nigerians.
The decision of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to place a ban on alcohol in sachets and pet bottles has received more commendations than criticism from Nigerians.
It is not uncommon for couples to live together before getting married, but has that altered the original concept of marriage over time?
"Nigerians have disoriented values such that whenever they see a rich man, they applaud without knowing the source of their wealth."
The decision by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to impose a rolling ban on alcohol in small pet bottles or sachets has led to several reactions from some Nigerians.
The Nigerian Fintech space is growing exponentially, attracting the attention of both foreign and local investors and drawing new entrants into the diverse sub-sectors within the ecosystem.
As the country prepares to head to the polls next year for the general elections, inquiries into the quality and credibility of the candidates of various political parties are headlining conversations.
The reason why the average Nigerian youth may be not so "refined" in the employment market today is because the people view university education as the only road to success.
As concern continues to mount over the growing rate of Nigeria's foreign debt and it's implication on the economy, Lead Economist and Partner, West Africa Financial Services, Dr. Andrew S. Nevin (PhD) has moved to allay fears, stating that the country has a "growth problem", not a debt and revenue problem.
According to a recent report by the Economic Intelligence Unit, the city of Lagos is the second worst city in the world to live in, ranking 139th of 140 cities. Shocking, right?
It is often emphasized on in this part of the world that 'you don't just marry your husband or wife alone, you marry his/her entire family'. Hence, you must also try to please them as you would your spouse.
The factors that unite Nigeria and Cameroon are way more than those that try to bring differences between both nations. This is according to Mrs. Manga Bessem, Cameroon Consul General.
Barely 24 hours after the Lagos State Government cleared five students and five employees of Dowen College of any role in the death of Sylvester Oromoni Junior, his sister, Anabel, insists the family is not aware of a second autopsy report conducted by Lagos State Government.
It is often said that discipline is a mode of correction, and that sparing the rod will spoil the child, according to the Holy Book. However, when does trying to enforce discipline on a child become an abuse on him/her?
Reactions continue to trail the face-off between Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and a yet to be identified Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP).
'The Commissioner of Police cannot just enter anywhere without a warrant.'
Cutting ties with family members is one hard decision we may face in life because we are conditioned to believe that terminating relationships with "family" is morally and inherently wrong.
Infertility is most often seen as a woman’s issue and they often endure being blamed for not bearing a child.
Callers on Nigeria Info's HardFacts had diverse reactions to the invasion of Magodo by Shangisha Landlords.
A court cannot give an order that is incapable of enforcement.
As reactions continue to trail the announcement by Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg that the social media company will now be "Meta" first, the idea behind the seismic technological innovation (the metaverse) continues to split opinions.
It's quite puzzling how the sweet, romantic "I do" suddenly turns into a nasty, ill-tempered "I don't" in marriages. Certainly not the fairytale many envisaged most times, but what to do?
The recent decision of the Federal Government to increase, by 20 percent, the salary of police personnel in the country has been met with mixed reactions by Nigerians.
It is often said that one's family name and background is the key to open doors and ultimately future success. However, how sustainable is that success?
The glory of the African woman has once again been emphasized.
The need to acquire basic skills (soft skills) in a densely populated unemployment market has once again been highlighted.
There are more pressing matters for the Nigerian government to address rather than focus on the regulation of social media use in the country. This is the stand of a caller who doesn’t see this move by the Federal Government as a positive one
According to Wikipedia, Bride price, bride wealth, or bride token, is money, property, or other form of wealth paid by a groom or his family to the woman or the family of the woman he will be married to or is just about to marry.
“It has come to a point where the government can force people to take the vaccine.” This is the position of a caller who wants compulsory vaccination enforced.
As inquests into the death of 12-year-old Dowen College student Sylvester Oromoni continue, the role of parents and teachers especially, in aiding and preventing bullying has been highlighted.
Trust they say is fickle and can 'only' be invested in someone you have deep affection for, and once broken, can almost never be fixed. So what to do when that trust is put to the test by someone you love?
Truth be told, we have all at some point found ourselves in this position, and that is; looking for a means to discharge our guest.
The year 2021 may be near its end, but that hasn’t stopped advancement in technology and innovation from reaching new heights. To that end, enthusiasts in the field of science and technology are excited about what lies ahead in 2022 and beyond.
Legal practitioner Tunde Kolawole believes the action of the Lagos State Government is in sync with past antecedents of elites when it comes to implementing panel reports.
The recent decision of the Federal Government to remove the subsidy on petroleum products has been met with mixed reaction by Nigerians.
Do you know that just by having electric power around you puts you in danger of electrocution?
13-year-old Tanvita Koushik emerged winner of the first edition of the I Beg to Differ' student debate tournament.
As the debate over the strictness/flexibility of family values continues, the enforcement of these values itself has been highlighted by parents who have had their say on the matter.
12-year-old Emmanuella Nnadi is through to the finals of the 'I Beg To Differ' debate tournament after an intense debate with 15-year-old Uchechukwu Golden.
As the world continues to battle with climate change, the preparedness of Nigeria and the African continent as a whole for this fast approaching reality has been called to question by an attendee of the recently concluded Conference of the Parties (COP26) - a global climate summit - in Glasgow
The semifinals of the 'I BEG TO DIFFER' debate tournament kicked off with 13-year-old Tanvita Koushik and 12-year-old Emmanuel Afolarin Busari competing for a chance at the finals of the tournament.
The strength and bond of a family can pretty much be said to be embedded in its values and principles. It is not just what knits them together as individuals, it is also what sets them apart from other families
12-year-old Emmanuella Nnadi secures the last semifinal spot at the ongoing 'I Beg To Differ' student debate tournament on Nigeria Info.
Marriage, they say, is a beautiful thing. It is the legally or formally recognized union of two people as partners in a personal relationship, according to the Oxford Dictionary. However, ever wondered the reason behind people getting married?
12-year-old Emmanuel Afolarin Busari is through to the semifinal stage of the 'I Beg To Differ' debate tournament after an intense debate with 15-year-old Oluchi Akwarandu.
Greed is the biggest reason why Nigerians are seeking a better life anywhere but in the country. This is the position of a caller who sought to give flesh to the burning question on the motivation behind the mass exodus of citizens outside Africa’s most populous nation.
The second quarterfinal matchup of the 'I Beg To Differ' debate tournament on Nigeria Info’s Hard Facts saw 13-year-old Tanvita Koushik advancing to the semifinal stage of the debate tournament.
The most important thing in the world is family and love. This is according to John Wooden. However, how far is one supposed to go to protect their family?
The Bishop of the Diocese of Etche Anglican Communion, Reverend Okechukwu Nwala, has come to the defence of churches that allow politicians to speak during church services.
The quarterfinals of the 'I BEG TO DIFFER' debate tournament kicked off with 11-year-old Timothy Ebuka Ebule and 15-year-old Uchechukwu Golden going head-to-head for a chance to reach the semi-finals.
The 'I Beg To Differ' debate tournament on Nigeria Info’s Hard Facts, saw 12-year-old Emmanuella Nnadi qualifying for the final quarterfinal spot.
Day 4 of the 'I Beg To Differ' debate tournament on Nigeria Info’s Hard Facts, saw contestants squaring up for a chance to advance to the quarterfinal stage.
The second debate session on day 4 of the 'I Beg To Differ' debate tournament on Nigeria Info’s Hard Facts saw 12-year-old Afolarin Emmanuel Busari advancing to the quarterfinal stage of the debate tournament.
15-year-old Hameed Olarenwaju and 13-year-old Tanvita Koushik emerged winners of day 3 of the 'I Beg To Differ' tournament on Nigeria Info’s Hard Facts.
It is not uncommon for people to mistake one thing with similar characteristics, for another, but the need to put daylight between two very important issues - Sadness and Depression- has been emphasized by Certified Mental Health Counsellor, Olaiwola Abiola.
Day 2 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 secondary school students edition of the 'I Beg To Differ' tournament began on Monday on Nigeria Info's Hard Facts.
Nobody can come to Ogoni and drill oil without proper consultation – Ogoni Stakeholder
According to the American Psychiatric Association, Depression is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. It causes feelings of sadness and/or a loss of interest in activities you once enjoyed. It can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems and can decrease your ability to function at work and at home.
The Central Bank of Nigeria will not take responsibility for cyber security issues with the E-Naira. This revelation was made by Tech Reviewer Fisayo Fosudo on the Techie Talk segment of Whaats Up Lagos with the Tekes.
Nigeria's economic system is structured to put the employee at a disadvantaged position.
Lack of citizen participation and citizen inclusion in governance, are major factors behind abandoned projects across the country.
Beautification, scarification, or identification; the purpose of tribal marks remains diverse. However, there are also reservations as to the need, especially in these modern times.
As far back as 2007, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) reports that there were 197,000 domestic workers in Nigeria.
Ahead of the November 6 governorship election in Anambra state, the federal government is expanding its Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program in the state.
The E-Naira, introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria is still dominating conversation on the country’s financial space.
The concept of marriage seems to be evolving these days, especially when it comes to the issue of roles and leadership.
The co-founder of BudgIT, Oluseun Onigbinde Onigbinde has urged the federal government to revive its tax architecture to better fund its budget.
There is no doubt that the left hand is shrouded in controversy. It is often regarded as the ‘weaker hand’ and also seen as the one associated with disrespect in some African culture.
There was a mild drama between some Ogoni stakeholders and the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, during the visit of Ogoni leaders to President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday.
According to Good Spa Guide, massage is a treatment that uses different kinds of physical contact to relax, revive and heal the body. It is used to treat a wide range of emotional and physical health problems and is one of the most popular treatments on a spa menu.
They say a family that plays together stays together, but has that changed over time because of the internet age?
Spirituality, prophecies and common sense, where to draw the line?
A fixed exchange rate regime where the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) controls the supply of foreign currency in the market is needed in a commodity-exporting country like Nigeria.
Parenting they say is both bliss and a burden, and in the words of American Singer Faith Hills, ‘A baby changes everything.” Guess that line best explains the inspiration for The Tekes on today’s Family Talk segment of Whats Up Lagos.
"Love is not stupid and there is no justification to subject love to abuse." These were the words of Sunny Side Show Host Joyce Onyemuwa to a woman (caller) who said her husband subjects her to abuse in their marriage.
Constitutional Lawyer, Libororus Oshoma has called for a review of the country’s Policing system in the wake of continued reports of Police Harassment across the country. He made this known on Sunny Side.
If you've ever wondered if it is right, if not safe, to capture a scene of Police Brutality with your phone, Constitutional Lawyer, Liborous Oshoma says it is perfectly within the law to do so.
As the price of foodstuffs continues to increase, some industries are gradually feeling the brunt of the increase.
As the 2023 general election draws close, the question of who should lead and the age of those who end up as leaders is gradually getting loud amongst Nigerians as they prepare to decide who governs them.
'After serving as a teacher for 35 years in level seventeen, my monthly pension is less than 70,000.'
Nigeria Info Sports Analyst Adaeze Michael says "a drab draw or a stalemate would have been better than defeat to the Central African Republic (CAR)."
In the wake of comments made by former Super Eagles midfielder Victor Ikpeba regarding the national team, questions as to the strengths and weaknesses of the three-time African champions have continued to rise.
An Analyst at SBM Intelligence has blamed insecurity, the ban on some food items and forex restrictions for skyrocketing food prices
Cancers caused by Human Papillomavirus (HPV) which is transmitted sexually can be prevented by avoiding anal and oral sex.
Developmental Psychologist, Dr Ruth Goma has faulted parents and caregivers who raise children based on gender.
A mother’s sacrifice many years ago is making it possible for children in slum communities to play chess.
What is a woman to do when she no longer enjoys the company of her partner?
Today’s episode of Family Clinic with the Tekes’ is a reminder of Tony Tetuila's classic, “Two Women”.
Gianluigi Donnarumma produced seven saves against Manchester City
These things should be taught in school.
The question really is quantity or quality?
Conversations around domestic violence often center on women being victims.
PSG's performance in their 2-0 win over Manchester City is their "best so far this season." This is the view of Nigeria Info Sports Analyst, Anthony Dimwaka.
'I have no sympathy whatsoever for pensioners. They are aware the system is faulty, yet they continue to hobnob with politicians' Alex, a caller on Hard Facts says.
Doing business in Nigeria is still difficult.
If you grew up in a typical Nigerian family, chances are a lot of things were never discussed in front of you as a kid.
PSG sit on top of the Ligue 1 table with maximum points after seven games.
This is certainly not the usual reason you would expect but here we go.
Which is most important to you?
Effiong, a retired Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) said the Contributory Pensions Scheme (CPS) is "making us die younger than our age."
Journalist at CoinDesk, Sandali Handagama, says The E-naira is to improve financial inclusion, speed up transactions and aid sending and receiving funds to help streamline financial services.
A 5-year-old boy tells his father.
Liza is facing a dilemma.
Manchester United's Norwegian manager Solskjaer must win a major title this season.
You may liken Dr Henry's (not his real name) story to that of the proverbial grass that suffers when two elephants fight.
Every human is special.
The Head of Edo State COVID-19 Enforcement Team, Haruna Yusuf says the vaccination order by the state governor is yielding positive results.
The singer also quipped that music consumers also “have a right not to listen.”
Sting Men Association is so last year. Welcome to the new school; The Mumu Men Association (MMA).
In THE VANGUARD Newspaper on Tuesday, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwo, was quoted to have said that there will be no peace in Yoruba land if idol worship continues.
Public analyst, Jimi Disu has blasted both anti and pro-Buhari protesters for the demonstrations they held in the United States on Monday.
Fiscal Policy Partner and Africa Tax Leader at PwC, Taiwo Oyedele says States will not suddenly become creative if allowed to collect Value Added Tax(VAT) but will instead become aggressive.
The ancestors just rolled in their graves at the topic above, along with a few village elders on this side of life.
Callers on the Sunny Side react to the UK government's recent changes to travel policy.
Fiscal Policy Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Taiwo Oyedele says Value Added Tax (VAT) is not included in the constitution.
Nothing had “trended” in Nigeria in the past 100 days.
Birth control refers to any method, medicine or device used to prevent pregnancy.
An anonymous caller has narrated how he abandoned cultism while studying at the university.
Yahoo, Yahoo Plus and Yahoo Minus!
Depending on who you ask, there are various factors to consider when it is time to choose a life partner.
Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa reached 100caps for the national team against Cape Verde
Radio host Collins Teke shares a very personal story.
This caller is worried her past will disrupt her life as she prepares to get married.
This caller is worried her husband's doting over their 7-year-old daughter is too much.
"Let us restructure this country and make the federating units strong" Paul, a caller on Hard Facts says.
The Lagos State Police Command have arrested a woman, Jennifer Madueke, over a missing service pistol belonging to the Denton Divisional Police Officer, CSP Adegoke Akinlade.
Worries amidst Delta variant.
I believe I was still in primary school the last time someone threatened to report me to my mother.
A come from behind 1-2 win overCape Verde sees the Super Eagles of Nigeria top Group C of the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
The Director for Disease Control & Immunization, National Primary Healthcare Development Agency(NPHCDA) Bassey Okposen says pregnant women and persons with HIV can get the COVID vaccine.
It is not civilised for officials of Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Authority (LASPPPA) to chase after individuals to get permits before building.
'Minister of Defence, Head of DSS, Head of NSA and the Head of DIA should also be sacked' Maleek, a caller on Hard Facts says.
Joyce had to ask after receiving an interesting text.
Emotional abuse in families and relationships.
Callers on Nigeria Info’s Sunny Side have expressed their frustration with Nigeria’s electoral process.
The National Association Of Resident Doctors (NARD) have alleged that the Minister of Health, Osagie Enahire is clueless about the one-month-old strike of Resident doctors in the country.
Mutiu Adepoju has backed the Super Eagles to perform well against Cape Verde.
Super Eagles finished third at the last AFCON tournament
Gernot Rohr's Super Eagles side face Liberia, Cape Verde and Central Africa Republic in Group C
A soon-to-wed woman, Morayo(not her real name), was shocked by a revelation from a friend that her Fiance has a new baby mama that stays close to them.
Analyst, Jimi Disu has criticized talks by the Federal Government that they may make vaccines compulsory in the country upon availability.
The Presidency has defended the federal government's borrowing culture saying it is better to take loans for infrastructural development than to take loans that will be stolen.
Former Deputy Director, Department of State Services, Dennis Amachree says the activities of those we refer to as bandits, indicate that they are indeed terrorists.
Cristiano Ronaldo's return to Manchester United is a "wrong move.
Fighting fire with fire is an expression many are familiar with and that is what the Coalition of Northern Groups has suggested to the government in its fight against insecurity in the North.
Imagine spending loads of money to adopt a child and it all comes to nothing.
If colonization did not happen, Africans would majorly still be into their traditional way of worship.
Rohr now has to prosecute both games without the services of his England-based players
Head, Speech Pathology and Special Education department, Federal Neuro-psychiatric Hospital Yaba, Temitope Amodu has mentioned hearing problems, amongst others as one of the causes of delay in language and speech amongst children.
Former captain of D'Tigers Ben Uzoh has expressed concerns over the team's chances of winning the Afrobasket Championship
How much private information do you give out unconsciously when you download an app or fill a form online?
Paul, a caller on Nigeria Info’s Hard Facts says no one can camouflage and penetrate Nigeria's Defence Academy without an insider.
Nigerians have continued to react to Tuesday’s attack by gunmen on the facilities of the Nigerian Defence Academy in Kaduna State
Nigerian rapper Olanrewaju Ogunmefun, popularly known as Vector, says he does not care about streaming numbers as much as he cares about making an impact with his song.
Ever wondered what living in a haunted house feels like?
No law stops the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from effecting arrest on any premises.
D'Tigres lost all three group games to the USA, Japan, and France
Nigeria's Super Eagles are in Group D alongside Egypt, Sudan and Guinea-Bissau.
Public Analyst, Jimi Disu has said he will be disappointed if Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo eventually declares to run for the presidency in 2023.
House hunting in Lagos is not for the faint of heart.
All those who are sick should be "treated in front of Aso Rock" Dr Aino, a caller on Hard Facts says
Vice President of the National Association of Residents Doctors, Dr Christopher Arome Adejo, has debunked claims that the union’s indefinite strike is coming to an end.
Football on the African continent has grown in leaps and bounds over time
What is a man to do when his wife says no to sex?
At some point in life, everyone experiences a life-changing event; something that influences how they view and interact with the rest of the world and humanity.
One very popular stereotype is that short people are angrier than tall people.
CEO, Enej Insights, Osato Guobadia believes the focus of the Federal Government should be to improve the income and purchasing power of Nigerians as against focusing on the affordability of petrol.
If you saw your friend's spouse in a place he or she ought not to be, what would you do?
Matchday one results in the Premier League could mean more transfer activity in the coming days
Blessing or curse? The jury is still out on where civilization falls.
Have you ever wondered why people cheat? Well, according to Clinical Counsellor, Dr. Tolulope Oko-Igaire, “people cheat because they want to.”
Being in a relationship means you are open to both positive and negative emotions associated with the human experience.
There are various opinions on this issue.
Reactions have trailed the call by the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria, Lagos State Area Unit, urging the government to put stop to the reality TV show Big Brother Naija A.K.A (BB Naija)
Former Minister for Youth and Sports Solomon Dalung says achievements made at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are nothing compared to those made at the event in Rio i2016 when he was in charge.
Nigerian human rights lawyer, Abdul Mahmud says an extradition request by the United States will not in any way violate the rights of suspended DCP Abba Kyari under the African Charter.
“What is on the moon that you’ve not seen, what is about the honey that you have not tasted?” Malik asked on Nigeria Info’s Whaatsup Lagos with the Tekes.
As the world on Thursday marked International Youth Day, stakeholders have advised on the challenges and solutions to political participation amongst Nigerian youths.
The good book says “time and chance happeneth to them all” but how much role does chance play in determining success?
You just told your colleague you need a break from work and are thinking of going on a vacation. You log on to your computer and the first ad that pops up is of a travel company offering a special discount on a trip to the Caribbean. Coincidence?
On Dear Bunmi edition of Daily Digest, host, Jimi Disu, examined the case of a woman who is worried by her ex-husband's impending marriage.
Nigeria Info Sports broadcaster has given her thoughts on what she believes is the way to go if Nigeria wants to better her performances at the just concluded Tokyo Olympics 2020 in subsequent competitions.
In many traditional family structures, it is generally accepted that women marry into a family, therefore it is not uncommon to hear expressions like: our wife, iyawo wa, nwunye anyi, awan yin, amariya mu and so on.
Public Analyst, Jimi Disu has called for the resignation of the Minister Of Sports, Sunday Dare, over the disqualification of athletes at the Tokyo Olympics 2020
Christiana Akinrinmade, a visually impaired entrepreneur has narrated how she transforms mechanical waste into furniture.
Is there an ideal age for children to start school, or should it differ from child to child? That was the discussion on Nigeria Info’s Whaatsup Lagos with the Tekes. There was no consensus but a few callers shared pointers that parents might want to look out for before sending their wards off to school.
Political analyst, Kenny Okokugbo has explained why he would rather zones be considered before competence in picking Nigeria's President.
Nigeria Country Director Amnesty International, Osai Ojigho says the Federal Government as a matter of urgency, should set up an investigation on the killings happening in the SouthEast.
The increase in violence in the Southeast is due to the failure of the Nigerian justice system to bring perpetrators to book. This is the position of the Nigeria Country Director Amnesty International, Osai Ojigho, while speaking on Hard Facts.
Oncologist, Dr Nneka Nwobbi has listed some signs and symptoms of cancer parents and guardians should look out for in children.
It seems the world isn't getting rid of COVID-19 and its ensuing drama anytime soon.
President, National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, says it is rather obvious the priority of Nigeria as health workers are paid 5,000 naira as Hazard Allowance as against the 1.2 million naira Hardship Allowance for senators.
It is a painful thing to get scammed by an internet fraudster but have you ever outsmarted one? The feeling is priceless.
The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have outlined the reasons why indirect primary is preferred over direct primaries.
The Nigeria Centre For Disease control has explained why people who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 can still contract the virus.
As the Doctors' strike continued nationwide on Tuesday, analyst, Jimi Disu, has sympathized with the plight of doctors in the country but believes that they may have to come up with another strategy to get the required result.
"Going by Abba Kyari's record, we can't say he is not a good police officer" - those were the words of a police officer who called on the Sunny Side with Joyce.
Communications Manager, Stand To End Rape Initiative (STER), Bisayo Aderibigbe, says the rise in cases of workplace sexual harassment is majorly a result of underreporting.
Sexual abuse data suggests that victims more often than not, know their abusers.
The statement credited to the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari on alleged connection with Ramon Abbas(Hushpuppi), is simply "an insult to Nigerians," Chinedu, a caller on Hard Facts says.
Financial Journalist at Stears Business, Gbemisola Alonge has stated that the Central Bank of Nigeria's crackdown on Bureau De Change operators will in the short term lead to an increase in the exchange rate.
As the Academic Staff Union of Universities threatens to resume its strike action over the government's failure to meet up with its demands, students calling Nigeria info's Sunny Side told Joyce just how much another strike action by the academic union would affect them.
Ever had that awkward midnight conversation with your partner? You know the one where the missus wakes you up at 2am in the dead of the night and says: we need to talk. No man wants to have that but we all eventually do.
In a reaction to the Presidency's decision for the State House staff to swear an oath of secrecy in a bid to protect classified information, Jimi Disu considers the swearing of oath protocol before taking office as a wasteful exercise.
On today's episode on the Sunny Side, it was quite a surprise welcoming Small Doctor, the popular music star, in the voice of our callers, as they hint on different angles of a popular line of his song "if you no get money, hide your face" in series of reactions to Joyce's million-dollar question, "Does everyone love money?
Arranged marriages are evident in many cultures across the world though its practice is becoming less popular these days. We sampled the opinion of callers on Whaatsup Lagos with the Tekes and we got a couple of interesting responses, here are some:
Following the low voter turnout in the just concluded local government election in Lagos, Nigeria Info callers discuss the reasons behind the voter apathy on Hard Facts.
Public Affairs analyst has explained why he believes there was voter apathy at the recently concluded Lagos State Council Polls which was held on Saturday.
Medical expert, Dr Fred Unuigbokhai has revealed that Hepatitis B is a very infective disease, even more, infective than the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
...it is absolutely impossible for the ministry of information to impose a code of conduct for the media
...economic liberalism is the economic ideology of the PDP.
....Decision is a gang-up by the political elite - Liborous
Hell hath no fury as a woman scorned. That is what comes to mind as this anonymous caller narrates to Joyce how she punished her husband after she discovers he was cheating on her with not one but four side-chicks.
Today on the Family Clinic, Matthew is the 'patient' Collins and Andrea Teke are trying to help. He says he is married to a fighter but can't leave her because they have a set of beautiful twins. What do you suggest he does?
Technology no doubt has impacted the way we live and the course of history. But if you were asked what technological innovation has been most impactful in your life, would you say?
Of all the things that could eliminate, you probably wouldn't say poverty. But this caller made Joyce consider it for a minute. Can her argument convince you?
I have been married for 22 years and it has been filled with pains...
"Spending what little revenue we have to look for oil in places that it doesn't exist is a waste of money...
Morning Crossfire Callers Share Interesting Provisions The National Electoral Offence Commission Bill Should Have.
Have you ever encountered a false prophet? I mean someone who pretends to wield some religious or spiritual authority only to discover they were in it to swindle you?
Is it possible that in the billions of people on planet earth, just one person is made for you? And if this is true, how do you identify that one person or should I say, your soulmate?
Some Lawmakers are a threat to our democracy by wanting to retain the old system that manipulates the electoral process...
Callers on Nigeria Info's What's Up Lagos share their opinion on single-sex and mixed schools.
Every now and then, the question about having single friends while being married pops up. But should getting married change your friendships and other relationships?
Policy and Development expert, Rotimi Sankore has explained how critical education is in keeping Nigeria's explosive population in check.
PDP and APC disagree over defections
What do you do when you cannot get over a teenage crush after marriage and with two kids?
Do you ever felt guilty about something you did a long time ago? This advice from Joyce might just be what you need.
Former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP) in the 2019 elections, Professor Kingsley Moghalu, says it is ‘’unconstitutional” for Nigerians to be restricted from expressing themselves on Twitter.
An anonymous caller has explained how her gambling addiction has had an adverse effect on her.
We should be buying a bag of maize if...
The Dunamis Church has said the church is not an activism ground “but a centre for the projection of truth against all forms of evil.”
Any regulation of the media should uphold media freedom and freedom of expression
LASTMA officers do not need consent to get into your car - LASTMA GM
Public affairs analyst, Chike Achude has condemned the significant increase made to the limits for election expenses in Clause 88 of the Electoral Bill.
Civil society group, Electoral Hub has condemned any attempt to stop the inclusion of electronic transmission of votes in the electoral bill amendment.
So says a former commissioner of the Delta State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (DESOPADEC).
Even though humans get older as the days go by, getting old still scares most people. Four callers on Whaatsup Lagos talk about getting old and caring for older people.
Family is the basic unit of society and generally the support structure for a lot of people but sometimes that support structure can unintentionally wreak havoc.
As the National Assembly moves to outlaw transmission of votes by electronic means, Nigerians speaking on the Sunny Side with Joyce Onyemuwa have said is a step in the wrong direction.
And that's the submission of Lawyer and Human rights activist Jite Ogunye.
I am married with kids but I cannot get over my teenage love after 20 years
As the Continuous Voter Registration starts today, Joyce asked listeners on the Sunny Side if they would be registering to vote in the 2023 general elections.
'They went as far as telling me if you don't have money, do a transfer:' Callers speak on insecurity
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