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.
Who really is family?
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.
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?
"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."
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 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.
The strength of a family lies in the unbreakable bond that they share, so it is often said.
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?
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 effort of the government in putting to an end the increased rate of building collapse in the country has come under fresh flak.
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 growing insecurity in Nigeria has led to calls in some quarters for President Buhari's government to step aside.
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.
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.
There is no gainsaying that one, if not the biggest problem gnawing at the growth and stability of Nigeria is insecurity.
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.
That good old commandment about giving to God by tithing is never far from controversy.
The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak. Yes, that we have heard and come to know.
Good health; You can't really place enough premium on it.
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?
Epileptic, stuttering or maybe, non-existent.
"There is nothing we (Nigerians) can do about the hike in the price of petroleum products."
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.
It is safe to say marriage is one of the many dreams of almost everyone.
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 lot is known and has been said about life; its beauty, curves, and even principles.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Consider this; do people really get seduced or do they fall for the seduction because a part of them really wants it?
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.
The calls for zoning in Nigeria continue to headline the political scene as the 2023 General Election edges closer.
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."
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?
All over the world, it is a crime to use someone else's identity.
There is no gainsaying the fact that there is a way to "get things done" in Nigeria.
"If you face it and accept it, you begin to heal, and the moment you are healed, you have dealt with it."
Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Monday reiterated that the government's fight against insecurity in the country has produced positive results.
"My father warned me to stay away from other people's wives and not take someone else's property, so I can live longer."
It's safe to say that hard times are upon us, by dint of the economic state of the nation.
Do we continue to sin that grace may abound?
Oga stop! Pull over! Heard those lines before, right?
Could it be karma or good old conscience?
You only need to listen to the story of this man to understand what "complicated" or a "conundrum" really means.
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 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.
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?"
The ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) enters its fourth week with still no resolution in sight.
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.
"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.
The state and effectiveness of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), formerly known as Nigerian Prison Service (NPS) has been called to question once again.
Veteran singer Bankole Wellington (aka Banky W) has come to be known as a man of many talents.
Veteran singer Bankole Wellington (Banky W) says he would rather the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme be made optional.
Constitutional Lawyer Liborous Oshoma has questioned the integrity of the average Nigerian when faced with a difficult situation.
“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.
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.
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?
A deep search into the facts book reveals that there are not many women in positions of power in Nigeria.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
The recent decision of the Federal Government to remove the subsidy on petroleum products has been met with mixed reaction by Nigerians.
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
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?
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 concept of marriage seems to be evolving these days, especially when it comes to the issue of roles and leadership.
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.
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?
The question really is quantity or quality?
Conversations around domestic violence often center on women being victims.
Doing business in Nigeria is still difficult.
You may liken Dr Henry's (not his real name) story to that of the proverbial grass that suffers when two elephants fight.
The singer also quipped that music consumers also “have a right not to listen.”
Callers on the Sunny Side react to the UK government's recent changes to travel policy.
Birth control refers to any method, medicine or device used to prevent pregnancy.
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I believe I was still in primary school the last time someone threatened to report me to my mother.
This caller is worried her husband's doting over their 7-year-old daughter is too much.
Joyce had to ask after receiving an interesting text.
Callers on Nigeria Info’s Sunny Side have expressed their frustration with Nigeria’s electoral process.
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.
Blessing or curse? The jury is still out on where civilization falls.
There are various opinions on this issue.
The good book says “time and chance happeneth to them all” but how much role does chance play in determining success?
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.
It seems the world isn't getting rid of COVID-19 and its ensuing drama anytime soon.
"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.
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.
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?
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.
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?
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?
Do you ever felt guilty about something you did a long time ago? This advice from Joyce might just be what you need.
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.
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.
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