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.”
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."
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.
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.
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.
The fourth edition of the 'I Beg To Differ' tournament which began on Monday has seen its first quarterfinalists.
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 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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Reactions surrounding the selection of Kashim Shettima as the running mate to APC's Bola Tinubu appear not to be ending anytime soon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A survivor of Sunday’s horrific incident at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Owo has recounted her story to Nigeria Info.
As the drums of the 2023 general election get louder, Nigerians are urged to ask critical questions to the candidates.
14-year-old Esther Bewaji is the winner of the May edition of Nigeria Info's 'I Beg to Differ' student debate tournament.
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.
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.
14-year-old Qoowiyyah Wuraola Salam of At-Tanzeel Schools is through to the semifinals of the ‘I Beg To Differ’ debate tournament.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Gynaecologist, Dr Abayomi Ajayi says that menstrual pain that interferes with your normal chores is not normal and could be Endometriosis.
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.”
14-year-old Ruth Okorocha emerged the winner of this year's edition of the 'I Beg to Differ' student debate tournament.
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
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.
Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, will officially declare to run for President on Wednesday.
Daily Digest host, Jimi Disu and Jumoke Fashanu, this week's guest on Dear Bunmi, discussed Funsho's dilemma in depth.
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.
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.
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.
16-year-old Oye Titioluwa secured the final quarterfinal spot at the ongoing I Beg To Differ student debate tournament.
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 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."
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.
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
In case you have been pondering, if you should stop washing your vagina, the answer is a resounding yes!
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.
It was a Premier League classic as Tottenham defeated Champions Manchester City at the Etihad.
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).
Unless you married the first person you dated, your partner is probably not your first love.
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.
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.
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 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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
13-year-old Tanvita Koushik emerged winner of the first edition of the I Beg to Differ' student debate tournament.
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.
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.
12-year-old Emmanuella Nnadi secures the last semifinal spot at the ongoing 'I Beg To Differ' student debate tournament on Nigeria Info.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 co-founder of BudgIT, Oluseun Onigbinde Onigbinde has urged the federal government to revive its tax architecture to better fund its budget.
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.
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.'
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”.
These things should be taught in school.
The question really is quantity or quality?
Conversations around domestic violence often center on women being victims.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Callers on Nigeria Info's #HardFacts say corporal punishment in schools does not instil any form of discipline in an individual.
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.
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.
House hunting in Lagos is not for the faint of heart.
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.
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?
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.
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