LifestyleNewsHow Ghana’s historic homecoming is changing Africa

Pilotnews January 15, 2020
It’s the last Saturday of the year in the heart of Accra, Ghana’s capital. The air is thick with the anticipation of the thousands of revelers who have swarmed the gates of El Wak Stadium to take part in an annual celebration of African culture known as Afrochella. Inside it’s a sea of diversity. Austrian, Ivorian and Nigerian men pose for cameras before inviting an American woman to join. Nearby, two French women draped in the...

ColumnsNigeriaOpinionThe Corruption Nexus in Nigeria and Ibrahim Magu’s Example

Pilotnews July 13, 2020
The problem of economic ruin in Nigeria can easily be traced to white-collar criminality and the cyclical nature of hedonism that has permeated the culture and sustained a formula of chronic corruption ―ID Onwudiwe The suspension from office of Ibrahim Magu, the former acting chairman of the EFCC, for alleged diversion of recovered funds and other corrupt practices in the performance of his official duties by the presidency is a massive step in the right...

NewsNigeriaPoliticsGroup Wants 2023 Presidency Zoned to South East

Pilotnews July 13, 2020
A pro-democracy group, All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidency Project 2023 on Sunday said that the 2023 presidency should be ceded to the South East in the interest of equity and fairness. A statement issued in Abuja by Dr Chinedu Jideofo-Ogbuagu, the Convener and National Coordinator of southeast APC Presidency Project 2023, said that the time was ripe for the zone to produce the president for the country “Whatever or whoever will cause the South-East not...

Arts & CultureNewsUpgrade: FG Officially Hands Over National Theatre to CBN, Bankers Committee

Pilotnews July 12, 2020
The Minister for Culture and Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Sunday in Lagos handed over the National Theatre to the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Bankers committee for restoration and upgrade. Speaking at the event, Mohammed said that the National Theare, despite the arrangement, still remained a national heritage. He said that the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture would continue to hold the keys to the iconic national heritage in spite of the Public-Private...