Nigeria: CSO Protests Harassment of Benue Whistle-blower, Tsav To CJN, AGF

Nigeria: CSO Protests Harassment of Benue Whistle-blower, Tsav To CJN, AGF

…Seeks protection of elder-stateman By Abu Duniya The Advocate of Social Justice For All (ASJA) has appealed to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and the Hon. Attorney General and Minister of Justice (AGF) to put an eye on the Benue State Judiciary so as to check mate the negative... read more »

Your Medical Rights - Enforcing Your Legal Rights

Your Medical Rights – Enforcing Your Legal Rights

Today, I would be bringing to you the concluding part of “Your Medical Rights”. Sorry to be away for a while, had to take a much needed break but am happy to be back. Previously I talked about the increase of medical negligence in Nigeria, the various health workers that owe you a... read more »

Opinion: Saraki's CCT Appeal - A Legal Wild Goose Chase? by Emmaniel Odimba esq

Opinion: Saraki’s CCT Appeal – A Legal Wild Goose Chase? Emmanu...

The Federal Government has just filed a Notice of Appeal at the Court of Appeal against the ‘No case Submission’ ruling of the CCT in the Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s matter. Before delving into the main subject of discussion here, it is important to point out the following... read more »

Biafra: To Be Or Not To Be (6) – “What is wrong with the Black Man?

Biafra: To Be Or Not To Be (6) – “What is wrong with the Black Man? by Chim...

It is self-directed racism to agree that the UK can be a sovereign nation with 60 million people but the Igbo cannot be with about 60 million people. I remember the first day I saw the movie ‘The Ghost And The Darkness’. It is a fictionalized account of the Tsavo Man Eaters, i.e. 2 lions that... read more »

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Boko Haram: A Business Empire Demystified? By Richard Murphy

Let me ask Nigerians these pertinent questions. When security agents arrest suspected Boko Haram terrorists and find in their possession dangerous and high-caliber guns and bombs, does it strike anything in anybody? Or what do people think each time soldiers raid... read more »

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Nigeria: Human Rights Abuses: Global Amnesty Watch Wants Speedy Implementation o...

The Global Amnesty Watch, an international humanitarian organization has endorsed the report of the Special Board of Inquiry (SBOI), which investigated the alleged war crimes man by the Nigerian Army personnel in the fight against insurgency in the North East and... read more »

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Opinion: Army University – Novel Initiative, Striking location by Jessica...

Fifty-seven years after independence and three months to go, Nigeria would celebrate its first Nigerian Army University (NAU). Located in Biu local government area of Borno state, NAU is the first conventional, but uniquely specialized military university ever... read more »

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Opinion: Makarfi PDP Faction As the Reall Terror Group by Richard Murphy

It takes morbid callousness or an unrivalled level of ignorance or a combination of both to attempt the stunt by a faction of the troubled People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in its reaction to the release of 82 of the abducted Chibok girls.  A statement credited... read more »

Africa
Nigeria: IGP Urged To Investigate Death Of Late Kano INEC REC

Nigeria: IGP Urged To Investigate Death Of Late Kano INEC REC by...

The Inspector General Police, Ibrahim Idris has been urged to order investigation into the death of late Kano Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC, Alhaji Munkaila Abdullahi who died with his wife... read more »

Opinion: Terrorism - The World’s Constant Reality by Philip Agbese

Opinion: Terrorism – The World’s Constant Reality by Philip Agbese

The Imagery of Great Britain does not spark enthusiasm in a lot of Nigerians for attestable reasons. Generally,   Africans in countries colonized by the British share similar sentiments. For Nigerians, Britain, the former colonial master, is at best, a symbol of exploitation and the underdevelopment of Nigeria. Even recently, immediate past... read more »

Opinion: Time to End the Bad Blood Between the Yorubas ...

Time to End the Bad Blood Between the Yorubas and Ndigbo by Femi Aribisala.

The hatred between the Yoruba and Ndigbo has gone on for far too long. Let there be love shared among us! The Yorubas and the Igbos, two of the most... read more »

Opinion: Saraki’s Acquital and Matters Arising by...

Opinion: Saraki's Acquital and Matters Arising by Emmanuel Odimba

Most of the teams presently prosecuting our corruption cases lack these qualities and unless something is done to improve the calibre of lawyers in these... read more »

Nigeria: Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) Back Arewa Youth...

Nigeria: Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) Back Arewa Youth's Quit Notice to Igbos

The Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) has come out to publicly lend their support to the quit notice given to Igbos by 16 Arewa Youth groups. This position by the... read more »

APC vs PDP - VoxPop
Opinion: Does President Muhammadu Buhari have a conscience? - Femi Fani-Kayode

Opinion: Does President Muhammadu Buhari have a conscience? ̵...

”Aside the 105 soldiers killed by Boko Haram, additional 34 soldiers were killed 2 days ago but it wasn’t in the news”- Deji Adeyanju. I concur with Mr. Deji Adeyanju. The most heartless and... read more »

THE PDP SHOULD STOP SETTING AGENDA FOR THE PRESIDENT & APC

Voxpop: The PDP Should Stop Setting Agenda For The President & APC

Former President Goodluck Jonathan and the PDP should have probed his predecessor. It is not in the purview of the current APC administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari to probe a government or administration not inherited by them. Goodluck Jonathan and the PDP Failed to do the RIGHT THINGS at the RIGHT TIMES and now President Muhammud... read more »

Benin
Nigeria: Soldiers Kill Student While Rescuing Herdsmen

Nigeria: Soldiers Kill Student While Rescuing Herdsmen

A stray bullet fired by soldiers attached to the 707 Special Forces brigade in Makurdi Benue State has reportedly killed a secondary school student. The student’s name was Ayew Atume. According... read more »

Issues UN Security Council Mission Must Confront About Boko Haram

Opinion: Issues UN Security Council Mission Must Confront About Boko Haram By Philip Agbese

The United Nations (UN) Security Council Visiting Mission to the Lake Chad Basin Region is ground breaking in that this is the first time such mission is being undertaken, not just since Boko Haram unleashed terrorism in the region but even after it was globally designated an international terrorist organization. Incidentally, the mission is not... read more »

Biafra
Nigeria: Igbo Youth Group Responds to Arewa Youths

Nigeria: Igbo Youth Group Responds to Arewa Youths

we will however return kiss with kiss and gloves with gloves where necessary in the pursuit of our freedom. A coalition of Igbo Youth groups have responded to the quit notice issued by 16 Arewa youth... read more »

Nigeria: Arewa Youths Re-Affirm Their Position On Igbo Quit Notice

Nigeria: Arewa Youths Re-Affirm Their Position On Igbo Quit Notice

Following the reaction that trailed the ealier ultimatum given to Igbos in the North by 16 Northern Youth Groups, these groups have come out to re-affirm and clarify their position. In the new statement, the groups stood by their earlier statement while making some clarifications. See Also: Update: Arewa Youths Give Igbos Till October 1st to Quit... read more »

Biafra: MASSOB Welcomes Arewa Youths’ Quit Notice...

MASSOB Welcomes Arewa Youths' Quit Notice to Igbos in the North

Following the recent October 1st ultimatum issued by a coalition of Arewa youth groups for Igbos to leave every Northern state, The Movement for the... read more »

Update: Arewa Youths Give Igbos Till October 1st to Qui...

Update: Arewa Youths Give Igbos Till October 1st to Quit Northern States

In an earlier communique issued on 30th May 2017, Arewa Youths had given Igbos 2 weeks to vacate the Northern states. However, in a new cxommunique released... read more »

Arewa Youths Order Igbos Out of All Nothern States, Giv...

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“We call on all Igbos currently residing in any part of Northern Nigeria to relocate within two weeks and northerners in the East should do... read more »

Boko Haram
Opinion: On the 82 Chibok girls Recently Released by Reno Omokri

Opinion: On the 82 Chibok girls Recently Released by Reno Omokri

Anybody that is not happy that 82 Chibok girls were released must be a monster whose humanity should be called into question. I thank God that these girls have been released and I commend the Federal... read more »

Buhari: A legacy of Sorrow, Carnage, Tragedy and Affliction by Fani-Kayode

Buhari: A Legacy of Sorrow, Carnage, Tragedy and Affliction by Fani-Kayode

Four hundred people were killed by meningitis in our country in the last few days. Twenty two girls were abducted by Boko Haram in Borno state four days ago. Ten people were killed by Fulani herdsmen in Cross Rivers state three days ago. Two more people were killed by another set of Fulani herdsmen in Kwande, Benue state two days ago. Worse... read more »

Nigeria: White House Confirms Trump/Buhari Phone Call, ...

Nigeria: White House Confirms Trump/Buhari Phone Call, Gives Details

The White House has confirmed the news that President Donald Trump had a phone conversation with President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria. With this... read more »

Nigeria: Motorists Ambushed By Boko haram In Borno, Sco...

Nigeria: Motorists Ambushed By Boko haram In Borno, Scores Killed

Motorists plying the Maiduguri – Dambao – Biu road yesterday were ambushed by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect, leaving a number of people... read more »

Nigeria: Lai Mohammed Is Synonymous With Lying – ...

Nigeria: Lai Mohammed Is Synonymous With Lying - Reno Omokri

Of course Nigerians know that Lai Mohammed is synonymous with lying and it is no wonder that BBOG is firing at him, but to say that the Jonathan administration... read more »

Boxing
Breaking News
Nigeria: Buhari Not Returning Tomorrow, Extends Leave

Breaking News: Buhari Not Returning Tomorrow, Extends Leave

The much awaited return of President Buhari will no longer take place tomorrow as he is said to have extended his leave. This information was made available to the press this evening by Femi Adesina,... read more »

Breaking: Riyad Mahrez Wins 25th Edition of The African Footballer of The Year

Breaking: Riyad Mahrez Wins 25th Edition of The African Footballer of The Year

Algerian star Riyad Mahrez who plays for Leicester City, current champions of the English Premier League has just won the 2016/2017 African Footballer of the Year. He won ahead of last winner Gabon and Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Senegal and Liverpool’s Sadio Mane. The event held at the International... read more »

Breaking News: Clinton Calls Trump, Concedes Victory

Breaking News: Clinton Calls Trump. Concedes Victory

In a stunning turn of events, U.S Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called Donald Trump to concede victory in the on-going American Presidential... read more »

Breaking News: Emefiele’s Wife Kidnapped

Nigeria: Nigeria To Come Out of Recession This Year, The Worst Is Over - Emefiele

Wife of Godwin Emefiele the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)  has been kidnapped. According to news reaching us, the incident occurred yesterday... read more »

Breaking News: Fani-Kayode Not Arrested By EFCC –...

Breaking News: Fani-Kayode Arrested By EFCC

  After 8 hours the massive siege on my home has been lifted, the EFCC has left my gates and I look forward to my date with them at their office on... read more »

Business
Nigerian: Why FG, NASS Must Save 2000 Capital Oil Workers Now by Ikenna Asomba

Nigerian: Why FG, NASS Must Save 2000 Capital Oil Workers Now by...

In the last few days, the Mainstream Media and Social Media have been abuzz with the arrest and detention of the Chairman, Capital Oil and Gas Industries Limited, Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, by... read more »

Opinion: Nigeria: How Much Respect Do You Show Igbos?

Opinion: Nigeria: How Much Respect Do You Show Igbos?

I am not Igbo. I am proud of my Urhobo. However, as a student of history, I wish to show just what these great people came/come against and yet thrive. Okay, the incessant killings in the North will be glossed over so as to make this article not overly long. The civil war will also not be discussed. However, post civil war, as I explained in my... read more »

Nigeria: Nigeria’s Economy On Course For Recovery...

Nigeria: Nigeria's Economy On Course For Recovery And Growth - Presidency

Nigeria’s economy currently in recession is according to the Presidency on course for recovery and growth. This assertion was made in the 23rd newsletter... read more »

Nigeria: I Laugh When I Hear People Say The Recession W...

Nigeria: I Laugh When I Hear People Say The Recession Will Soon End - Peter Obi

The immediate  past governor of Anambra State Dr Peter Obi has told Nigerians that the current economic recession they are experiencing will not end any time... read more »

Nigeria: 2017 Budget As Presented By President Muhammad...

Nigeria: 2017 Budget As Presented By President Muhammadu Buhari

SPEECH OF H.E. PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ON THE 2017 BUDGET OF RECOVERY AND GROWTH AT JOINT SESSION OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY 14TH DECEMBER 2016 Protocols 1.... read more »

Cameroon
News Update: Rigobert Song Not Dead Says CAF

News Update: Rigobert Song Not Dead Says CAF

On October 7th 2016, we published a story regarding the death of Cameroonian defender Rigobert Song. We do hereby retract said story because there has been so much conflicting news regarding his... read more »

Boko Haram: Jonathan's Failure Cost Over 20,000 Lives - Osinbajo

Boko Haram: Jonathan’s Failure Cost Over 20,000 Lives – Osinbajo

The vice president Professor Yemi Osinbajo seems not to have tired of the blame game as he has once again blamed former President, Goodluck Jonathan for the loss of over 20,000 lives lost to Boko Haram attacks. He made the statement while speaking as the guest of honour at the graduation ceremony of the Cadets of 63rd Regular Course of the... read more »

Boko Haram: Attack Kills Four Soldiers, Injures 16 othe...

Boko Haram: Attack Kills Four Soldiers, Injures 16 others

About four soldiers one of whom was an officer was killed and 16 others injured when an army convoy ran into an ambush setup by suspected Boko Haram members.... read more »

Boko Haram: Buhari, You Are Lying to The People –...

Boko Haram: Buhari, You Are Lying to The People - Abubakar Shekau

Abubakar Shekau the Boko Haram leader who has reportedly been killed a number of times now just released a video in which he said among other things that... read more »

Sports: Issa Hayatou Takes Charge of FIFA As Blatter, P...

Issa Hayatou to take charge of FIFA

The last has certainly not been heard of the scandal rocking the football house in Zurich. About 14 top officials of FIFA have over the past few months been... read more »

Chad
Editorial: Boko Haram - Who Do We Believe Now?

Editorial: Boko Haram – Who Do We Believe Now?

Nigerians and indeed the countries in the Chad basin area affected by the Boko Haram scourge are confused and baffled by the contradicting news emanating from different quarters everyday. The... read more »

Boko Haram: I Am Alive, Well and In Charge - Abubakar Shekau

Boko Haram: I Am Alive, Well and In Charge – Abubakar Shekau

The leader of the Boko Haram terrorist sect Abubakar Shekau has in an audio recording released today Sunday August 16 2015, declared that contrary to the news that has been making the rounds regarding his death and the new leadership of Boko Haram, he is alive, well and in charge. Security experts have confirmed that it is indeed his voice. In the... read more »

Chad: No Negotiation With Boko Haram Please! – Ch...

Chad: No Negotiation With Boko Haram Please! - Chadian President

The Chadian President Idriss Deby has come out to categorically speak against negotiating with the Boko Haram terrorists. President Deby said this while... read more »

Boko Haram – President Buhari Sets December as De...

Boko Haram insurgency deadline now December

President Muhammodu Buhari has set a new deadline as target for the end of the Boko Haram insurgency. The new deadline is now December.  Since President... read more »

Chad: 11 Killed in a Blast As Government Clamps Down on...

Boko Haram attacks Chad again

About 11 persons have been reported killed after two separate bomb attacks went off in Chad’s capital on Monday June 29 2015. These attacks came on the ... read more »

Comic Relief
Comic Relief: Buhari 'Noise Maker' for Petroleum

Comic Relief: Buhari, ‘Noise Maker’ For Petroleum

If According to President Buhari Ministers are ‘Noise Makers’, And President Buhari is the Minister for Petroleum, Then President Buhari is the ‘Noise Maker’ for Petroleum. read more »

Why mummy has grey hairs

The child and his mother

A curious child asked his mother: “Mommy, why are some of your hairs turning grey?” The mother tried to use this occasion to teach her child: “It is because of you, dear. Every bad action of yours will turn one of my hairs grey!” The child replied innocently: “Now I know why grandmother has only grey hairs on her head.” read more »

Corruption
Press Release: Police Raid Ekweremadu’s Abuja House, Find Nothing

Press Release: Police Raid Ekweremadu’s Abuja House, Find Nothing...

At about 8am on Friday, May 26, 2017, men of the Nigeria Police Force from the Inspector General of Police Special Squad raided the official guest house of the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator... read more »

State House Press Release President Buhari Suspends SGF and DG, NIA

Nigeria: State House Press Release – President Buhari Suspends SGF and DG, NIA

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into the allegations of violations of law and due process made against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr David Babachir Lawal, in the award of contracts under the Presidential Initiative on the North East (PINE). The President has also directed the suspension of the... read more »

Nigeria: Justice Adeniyi Ademola Discharged and Acquitt...

Nigeria: Justice Adeniyi Ademola Discharged and Acquitted

Justice Adeniyi Ademola, one of the Judges whose house was raided by the DSS on allegations of corruption has been discharged and acquitted by an Abuja high... read more »

Nigeria: Prosecuting counsel, Adeogun-Phillips Withdraw...

Prosecuting counsel, Adeogun-Phillips Withdraws From Justice Ngwuta's Case, Protests Selective Justice

Adeogun-Phillips noticed that the government was not ready to prosecute the Chief Registrar and others because all the three are northerners. Mr. Charles... read more »

Nigeria: Ibadan, Akwa Ibom Join #IStandWithNigeria Prot...

Nigeria: Ibadan, Akwa Ibom Join #IStandWithNigeria Protest

Ibadan and Akwa Ibom have joined the #IStandWithNigeria protests already taking place in Lagos and Abuja. Many protesters were discouraged by the announcement... read more »

Cote D'Ivoire
Super Falcons Vs Australia

Nigeria’s Super Falcon Loose 2:0 to Australia

The Nigerian Super Falcons this evening lost 2:0 to the Australian team. It is not clear as at this time what exactly happened with the team as they were a shadow of the team that held Sweden to a 3... read more »

Côte d’Ivoire Vs Germany

Germany Whitewash Côte d’Ivoire 10:0

In an embarrassing turn of invents, Germany beat new entrants Côte d’Ivoire by 10 goals to nothing in the on-going FIFA Women’s World Cup “Canada 2015.” Côte d’Ivoire is one of Africa’s representatives along side Nigeria and Cameroon. Côte d’Ivoire is coming to the Women’s World Cup for the first time and are... read more »

Crime
Ife Crisis: OPC Berates AYCF, Says IGP’s Position, An Injustice To Yoruba People

Ife Crisis: OPC Berates AYCF, Says IGP’s Position, An Injustice T...

Written by Akinpelu Adeshina The Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, New Era has condemned the Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, AYCF, for making statement that will further instigate one ethnic tribe... read more »

Nigeria: Pregnant Woman, Others Killed As Soldiers Raid Agatu

Nigeria: Pregnant Woman, Others Killed As Soldiers Raid Agatu

Nigerian soldiers have reportedly stormed six Agatu villages, killing a pregnant woman and five others in the process. According to reports, the operation was carried out in response to the killing of a soldier by some youths in the area at the weekend. The army has however denied the reports. According to them, there was no attack nor was there... read more »

Boko Haram: Infidels Like You Saying You Have Defeated ...

Boko Haram: Infidels Like You Saying You Have Defeated Us - Shekau To Army

A new video has been released online showing the leader of the Boko Haram sect mocking Buhari and the military after reports of their defeat by the Army. In... read more »

Nigeria: 808 Killed In Southern Kaduna Attacks – ...

Nigeria: 808 Killed In Southern Kaduna Attacks - Catholic Archdiocese

Reports released by the Catholic Archdiocese of Kafanchan has put the death toll in the Southern Kaduna attacks at about 808. This revelation was made... read more »

Nigeria: Adesina Explains President Buhari’s Sile...

Nigeria: Adesina Explains President Buhari's Silence on Southern Kaduna Killings

As the death toll from the attacks on Goska village in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State rises to about 11, Presidential spokesperson Femi... read more »

Disaster
Biafra: 50 years After -Reconciliation: What Have We Learned?

Biafra: 50 years After -Reconciliation: What Have We Learned?

Paper presented at The Conference – “MEMORY AND NATION BUILDING: BIAFRA 50 YEARS AFTER: A SOBER REFLECTION” By PROF. T. UZODINMA NWALA, President, Alaigbo Development Foundation... read more »

South Africa: Hospital Roof Collapse – No Death Recorded

South Africa: Hospital Roof Collapse – No Death Recorded

The roof of a major Johannesburg hospital collapsed on Thursday, March 2, and South African rescue workers have managed to evacuate everyone trapped under rubble. The roof caved in at the reception area of the Charlotte Maxeke state hospital as construction work was under way to seal a leak, officials say. This hospital is one of South Africa’s... read more »

Economy
Agbakoba Files a Fundamental Rights Class Action Against Nigeria

Nigeria: Agbakoba Files a Fundamental Rights Class Action Against...

Mr. Olisa Agbakoba has filed a Fundamental Rights Class Action against the Federal Republic of Nigeria for himself and on behalf of the South East Zone on grounds of discrimination pursuant to... read more »

#BBNaija: Television As Madness by Reuben Abati

#BBNaija: Television As Madness by Reuben Abati

What a relief! So, the Big Brother Naija reality television programme is finally over. It ended Sunday evening with 23-year old Efe Michael Ejemba, University of Jos graduate of Economics and singer winning the N25 million + SUV at stake, with 57.6% of the votes from over 24 million voters across Africa. Warri, where Efe’s family lives, erupted... read more »

Nigeria: #IStandWithNigeria – Pictures From The P...

Nigeria: #IStandWithNigeria - Images From The Protest So Far

We have received images from different locations in Lagos and Abuja where the #IStandWithNigeria  protest has either started or is about to. We have received... read more »

Nigeria: Nigerian One Voice/Enough Is Enough Protest Be...

Nigeria: Nigerian One Voice/Enough Is Enough Protest Begins In Lagos

The much anticipated One Voice / Enough is Enough protest planned for today has begun. There were concerns that the protest was no longer going to hold with... read more »

Opinion: Jonathan’s Prophecy, Buhari’s Here...

Jonathan's Prophecy, Buhari's Heresy and Tuface's Bravery - Reno Omokri

On December 11, 2014, then President Goodluck Jonathan accepted the Presidential nomination of the Peoples Democratic Party to contest the 2015 Presidential... read more »

Editorial
Editorial: Ghosts From The Past - The Overthrow of Buhari In 1985

Editorial: Ghosts From The Past – The Overthrow of Buhari I...

Is history repeating itself? With the level of disappointment and disenchantment being recorded everywhere in Nigeria, is Buhari headed towards another shameful exit? As Nigerians ponder the current... read more »

Editorial: Buhari, Why Is Nigeria Joining ISMAT? Is Nigeria Now An Islamic State?

Editorial: Buhari, Why Is Nigeria Joining ISMAT? Is Nigeria Now An Islamic State?

“Nigeria has formally joined the 34 nation Islamic coalition” When President Buhari was contesting for office, some people accused him of being a religious bigot with plans to Islamize Nigeria. Buhari’s response was that no one could islamize Nigeria. The recent actions by President Buhari has started causing worries along some... read more »

Editorial: Is Nigeria A Sharia State? A Look At The Abd...

Editorial: Is Nigeria A Sharia State? A Look At The Abduction of Ese From Bayelsa

Some days ago, the story broke in social media that a 13 year old girl had been abducted from Bayelsa and taken to Kano where she was wed to one Malam Inusa... read more »

Editorial: If Buhari Wants to Be a Pharaoh, He Will Fin...

Nigeria: If Buhari Wants to Be a Pharaoh, He Will Find a Moses In Me - Asari Dokubo

Asari Dokubo has always loved being in the news. He has spoken severally on national issues and he has also threatened fire and brimstone on several occasions.... read more »

Biafra: DSS and The Continued Detention of Nnamdi Kanu ...

Biafra: DSS and The Continued Detention of Nnamdi Kanu

It all started as a joke but now it has turned to an international embarrassment for Nigeria. The continued detention of Nnamdi Kanu by the Nigerian government... read more »

Education
Katsina University Says Christian Groups Not Outlawed by Internal Memo

Nigeria: Katsina University Says Christian Groups Not Outlawed by...

Muslim Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN) is the only religious association allowed to operate in the University. Katsina University After coming under serious attack for an internal memo that went... read more »

Nigeria: ASUU Threatens to Go On Strike This Week

Nigeria: ASUU Threatens to Go On Strike This Week

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has announced that it will be commencing a one week warning strike action on Wednesday this week. The reason for the strike is said to be the continued non-implementation of the 2009 Agreement and 2013 MoU. According to Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, the ASUU National President who addressed newsmen in a press... read more »

Society: Dr Oshiotse Andrew Okwilagwe: Celebrating An A...

Society: Dr Oshiotse Andrew Okwilagwe: Celebrating An Astute Scholar At 65

In the field of impartation of knowledge, some teachers have become a class by themselves. They play significant roles in educating their students, sharpening... read more »

Nigeria: ASUU Rejects Sexual Harassment Offences Bill, ...

Nigeria: ASUU Rejects Sexual Harassment Offences Bill, Says Bill Targeted At Lecturers - Vanguard

ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has rejected the ongoing Sexual Harassment Offences Bill, in the Senate, saying the bill was targeted at... read more »

Opinion: Ojerinde’s Victory Over JAMB’s Most Drea...

Opinion: Ojerinde's Victory Over JAMB’s Most Dreaded Monster By Best Orinya

The craze for higher education in Nigeria is almost assuming the character and temperament of the accustomed weird politicking in the country. Yearly, eligible... read more »

Egypt
Entertainment
Fashion: Dress Like You by Lois Emmanuel

Fashion: Dress Like You by Lois Emmanuel

You are not truly free until you can be who you are without apologies. No truer words have ever been spoken. There are many ways by which we express ourselves and fashion happens to be one of the... read more »

A Person to Be Buried with the Ooni of Ife - When Culture Becomes Barbarism

Editorial: A Person to Be Buried with the Ooni of Ife – When Culture Becomes Barbarism

The concept of Abobaku is not strange to many African tribes. In fact, it is something that was practiced across most tribes across Africa alongside the ownership of slaves, killing of twins, cannibalism etc. However, with modernization, many of these acts have been discontinued by many tribes. It is therefore both sad and criminal to hear in this... read more »

Nigeria: Ooni of Ife Not Dead – High Chief

Ooni of Ife not Dead

The Ooni of Ife is not dead. This was the message delivered to members of the press by Chief Joseph Ijaodola the traditional high chief of the land. This... read more »

Zimbabwe: President Robert Mugabe to Propose Marriage t...

Mugabe to propose marriage to Obama

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, the man popular known by some folks in the West as “Mad Bob” is at it again. Reacting to the announcement of... read more »

Lagos: Rape Victim, Bites Off Rapist’s Male Organ

Penis Bitten off

In a classic case of bush meat catching the hunter, a man alleged to have raped a lady was about two weeks ago in Lagos relieved of his raping tool. It was... read more »

Europe
Biafra: Group commends France over stance on Biafra

Biafra: Group commends France over stance on Biafra – Vangu...

A Civil Rights organization, the Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has said the declaration by the French Envoy to Nigeria, Mr Denys Gauer that France will not back the... read more »

Africa: Populism Spilling into Africa from the US and Europe May Influence Policy

Africa: Populism Spilling into Africa from the US and Europe May Influence Policy

Following widespread frustrations as a result of the election of Donald Trump and Brexit‚ African leaders are likely to adopt more populist policies to address economic challenges. This is as predicted by risk analysis consultancy, Control Risks‚ which on Tuesday launched its 2017 RiskMap‚ portraying expected security and political risks... read more »

Feature Story
Contemporary Experience Does Not Support Prof. Osinbajo's "One Nigeria" - Chimaobi Eluigwe

Opinion: Contemporary Experience Does Not Support Prof. Osinbajo&...

Only fools learn from experience, the wise learn from history – Professor Osinbajo, Acting President of Nigeria. Vanguard Newspapers notes that he urged Nigerians to use the country’s diversity... read more »

The Seven-Fold Yoke and the Cabal That Own Nigeria

Opinion: The Seven-Fold Yoke and the Cabal That Own Nigeria – Femi Fani-Kayode

Permit me to share a scholarly, revealing and I daresay disturbing intervention which was sent to me by a friend. The author wishes to remain anonymous. He wrote as follows: “The disruptive power of the Hausa-Fulani cabal is a structural reality and will only get worse, no matter where the President of Nigeria comes from. It is a seven-fold... read more »

Featured Post: Britain and Biafra The Case for Genocide...

Featured Post: Britain and Biafra The Case for Genocide Examined by AUBERON WAUGH

For as long as any Christian, liberal or human- itarian tradition survives, the year 1968 will be. remembered as the one in which a British government, for the... read more »

BIAFRA: To Be Or Not To Be (4) – BREXIT OR BI-EXIT? ...

BIAFRA: To Be Or Not To Be (4) – BREXIT or BI-EXIT? - Chimoabi Eluigwe

In a few days, the British will be deciding their future in a referendum. The outcome will decide if they remain in the EU or “out and into the world”. I... read more »

World: Buhari’s Budget Riddled With Errors Puts G...

World: Buhari's Budget Riddled With Errors Puts Graft War in Doubt by Bloomberg

Rent for presidential residence among items in the budget President Buhari has proposed a record 6.1 trillion naira plan   Nigerian President... read more »

Food
Yule Tide: Lagos Commences Subsidized Rice Sales Tomorrow

Yule Tide: Lagos Commences Subsidized Rice Sales Tomorrow

Governor Ambode of Lagos State will flag off the sale of the Lake Rice which is expected to be sold at N13,000 per 50 Kg bag tomorrow. The sale of the rice was to have commenced earlier cut... read more »

Stroke: A Practical Approach to Prevention

Stroke: A Practical Approach to Prevention

There is a popular adage that says “prevention is better than cure.” This is a fact and means that with regards to stroke, the more important thing to look at is a practical approach to preventing an occurrence rather than allowing the condition to arise and then finding ways to properly treat and manage it. Before looking at some... read more »

Football
LEADERSHIP BY BODY LANGUAGE: The Power and Importance of Symbols

Opinion: LEADERSHIP BY BODY LANGUAGE: The Power and Importance of...

Within months of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration, fawning aides described his lackluster performance as ‘leadership by body language.’ Ever since, the Buhari... read more »

Sports: Falcons Protest Non Payment of Allowances (Pictures)

Sports: Falcons Protest Non Payment of Allowances (Pictures)

Almost two weeks after winning the African Women’s Cup of nations, the winners Nigerian Falcons are still protesting the non-payment of their allowances. Today, the team staged a peaceful protest to the National Assembly to press home their demands. Carrying placards with different messages like “We are Champions. Treat us as such... read more »

Sports: Nigeria Shouldn’t Play In The World Cup. ...

Sports: Nigeria Shouldn't Play In The World Cup. We Can't Win it - Dalung

The Minister of Sports and Youth Development Solomon Dalung has noted that Nigeria should not play in the highest football event since they have no chance of... read more »

Football: Obafemi Martins Signs N4.1Bn Deal

Football: Obafemi Martins Signs N4.1Bn Deal

Nigerian striker Obafemi Martins has signed a new N4.1bn deal with his club Shanghai Shenhua. The new deal will now see Martins plying his trade with the club... read more »

Sports: Excessive Sex Undermining Ghanaian Team –...

Sports: Excessive Sex Undermining Ghanaian Team - Coach

A one time coach of the Ghanaian team Malik Jabir has said that the main reason the Ghanaian football team was not doing well was because they engage in too... read more »

Fulani Herdsmen
Nigeria: Apostle Suleman Released By DSS After Questioning

Nigeria: Apostle Suleman Released By DSS After Questioning

The drama that trailed Apostle Suleman’s invitation by the DSS finally came to an end around 10:30pm last night when he was finally released after about three hours of questioning. The DSS... read more »

Nigeria: El-Rufai Must Produce The Killer Herdsmen He Paid - Apostle Suleman

Nigeria: El-Rufai Must Produce The Killer Herdsmen He Paid – Apostle Suleman

Apostle Johnson Suleman has responded to allegations that he was inciting his congregation with his “hate speech” by asking the federal Government to compel Governor El-rufai to produce the herdsmen he confessed to paying to stop the killings. Apostle Suleman said this on the backdrop of his foiled DSS arrest attempt and subsequent... read more »

Nigeria: A State Of Emergency Ought To Have Been Declar...

Nigeria: A State Of Emergency Ought To Have Been Declared In Kaduna - Afenifere

Afenifere, the pan Yoruba socio-political group has come out to condemn the killings in Kaduna. According to the group’s leader Reuben Fasoranti, a state... read more »

Kaduna Killings: Buhari’s Silence Official Endors...

Kaduna Killings: Buhari’s Silence Official Endorsement – C.A.N

The Christian Association of Nigeria CAN has lamented the recent killings in Southern Kaduna, describing the silence of the President as tacit official... read more »

Opinion: Southern Kaduna Genocide – Hit Back Or Die! Pa...

Southern Kaduna Genocide – Hit Back Or Die! Part 1 by Femi Fani-Kayode

Yet despite the desperate attempt to suppress the facts and keep these tragic events out of public glare, the anger of the people continues to boil and their... read more »

Gambia
Gambia: Gambia to Set Up Truth And Reconciliation Commission

Gambia: Gambia to Set Up Truth And Reconciliation Commission

Gambia has announced that it will be setting up a truth and reconciliation commission to address acts of injustice perpetrated under the regime of former President Yahya Jammeh. Speaking on the... read more »

Gambia: No Longer An Islamic Republic - President Barrow

Gambia: No Longer An Islamic Republic – President Barrow

Gambia will no longer been known as The Islamic Republic of Gambia but simply The Republic of Gambia. This was made knows by President Adama Barrow during his first Presidential press conference. He simply said the word “Islamic” had been removed from the country’s name. read more »

Ghana
Sports: Nigeria to Face Mali in Under-23 African Cup of Nations Opener

Sports: Nigeria to Face Mali in Under-23 African Cup of Nations O...

The Nigerian U-23 team will on Sunday face their Malian counter parts in their first match of U-23 African Cup of Nations. This tournament is mainly for the purpose of picking the teams that will... read more »

Demolition of Sodom and Gomorrah

Ghana: Residents and Police Clash Over Demolition

Residents of the slum area called Sodom and Gomorrah in Ghana have clashed with the police over the demolition of their homes. This area is home to over 50,000 people who will be rendered homeless should their homes be destroyed. The government had swung into action following the flooding that claimed almost 200 lives. The demolition of the slum... read more »

Health
"Mr President, Resign" Is Not a No-go Area In a Democracy - Pius Adesanmi

Opinion: “Mr President, Resign” Is Not a No-go Area I...

The last time I heard about President Buhari, Sahara Reporters was whispering that Mrs. Aisha Buhari had gone to London. Only Sahara Reporters has dared to retain the right to whisper. Aside this... read more »

Your Medical Rights - Enforcing Your Legal Rights

Your Medical Rights – Medical Negligence

Your Doctor, Nurse, Pharmacist, Dentist and other healthcare workers owe you a “duty of care” and when they fail in discharging this duty, it amounts to Medical Negligence. There is no doubt that incidences of Medical Negligence abound in our society. At every turn we hear stories of loved ones that went to medical facilities for... read more »

Nigeria: Group Wants Individuals Behind Buhari Death Re...

Nigeria: Group Wants Individuals Behind Buhari Death Report Exposed

The National Forum of Democrats has urged the Office of the National Security Adviser and the Director General, State Security Services to deploy resources at... read more »

Nigeria: President Buhari Travels For Medical Follow-up

President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari proceeds to London tonight for follow-up medical consultation with his doctors. He had planned to leave Sunday afternoon, but... read more »

Nigeria: Where Is President Buhari? Nigerians Ask

Nigeria: Where Is President Buhari? Nigerians Ask

President Buhari has clearly been missing in action for some weeks now. Since his return from his 49 day vacation to England, it does not look like he is back... read more »

Human Rights
Biafra: The Igbos Are Under Siege In Their Country By Mike Ozekhome

Biafra: The Igbos Are Under Siege In Their Country By Mike Ozekh...

I am shocked that the Igbos are not speaking up at the apparent siege laid on their land by uniformed person of different categories. They range from Army, Navy, Police, Civil Defence, Customs, FRSC,... read more »

The Police and 12 Things You Should Know About Your Rights

The Police and 12 Things You Should Know About Your Rights

Have you had run-ins with the Police ? Did your experience leave you with a certain level of distrust and uneasiness? Do you believe the phrase “Police is your friend” is more of a cliché than a reality? A wide range of powers have been conferred on the Nigerian Police Force and almost always, Nigerians who have had encounters with... read more »

iNews
Biafra: Remembrance Day Turned Bloody - An Eye Witness Account

Biafra: Remembrance Day Turned Bloody – An Eye Witness Acco...

On the 30th of May 2016, thousands of Nigerians mainly from the South-east gathered in the eastern parts of the country to remember the day 49 years ago when the republic of Biafra was first... read more »

Opinion: How APC Destroyed Nigeria for 16 Years

Opinion: How APC Destroyed Nigeria for 16 Years – By Oraye St. Franklyn

“I’m usually taken aback whenever officers of the present APC administration release statements and interviews to sermonise Nigerians on how PDP administration has destroyed Nigeria for 16years and how they are working on fixing the mess created by PDP. It is non-contestable that between May 29, 1999 and May 29, 2015,... read more »

Israel
Justice
inspector-general-of-police-ibrahim-idris

May 30th Biafra Day Sit-At-Home Police Threat – An Open Let...

Mr Ibrahim Idris, sir! It is with a heart burdened with grave pain that I write you this letter. And make no mistake, Mr police I.G, this is not a friendly letter because the truth is, you are not... read more »

What Are Your Rights As A Nigerian Citizen?

What Are Your Rights As A Nigerian Citizen?

“What you are ignorant of, you can not demand for” -Ifeoma Odimba ( 2014) We live in a Society where there are so much Laws but so little is done when it comes to enforcement of these laws. The question is, Aren’t there sufficient laws guarding our rights as a people? Are the institutions of enforcement so weak that they... read more »

Biafra: IPOB to Shut Down South-East on May 30th

Biafra: IPOB to Shut Down South-East on May 30th

IPOB has announced plans to shut down the entire South-east on the 30th of may 2017. May 30th is set aside as Biafra remembrance day, a day Biafrans remember... read more »

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Finally Regains His Freedom

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Finally Regains His Freedom

After almost two years in prison, Nnamdi Kanu the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) regained his freedom after he met the stiff bail conditions... read more »

Nigeria: America Worked with 12 Northern Governors to U...

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Former Governor of of Niger State Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu has revealed that the United States of America under Obama worked with 12 Northern Governors to... read more »

Lbya
Legislators
On The SGF And DG NIA's Suspension - We Demand Independent Commission of Inquiry

Nigeria: On The SGF And DG NIA’s Suspension – We Dema...

Against this backdrop, we are constrained to express our lack of confidence in the New Panel headed by the Vice President. Instead, we demand an independent commission of inquiry comprising eminent... read more »

Nigeria: The President I Saw Today Is Healthy - Saraki

Nigeria: The President I Saw Today Is Healthy – Saraki

President of the Nigerian Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has announced that President Muhammadu Buhari is very healthy. He said this after he led a 3-man delegation to visit Buhari in London. The delegation consisted of Speaker of the House of Assembly, Yakubu Dogara, Majority leader of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan and of course himself. Saraki through his... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari’s Letter Was Full of Misinformation and...

Buhari’s Letter Was Full of Misinformation and Falsehood - Sen Sani

Senator Shehu Sani has responded to Presidenrt Buhari’s letter to the Senate, saying it was full of misinformation and falsehood. Senator Sani who was... read more »

Nigeria: SGF Lawal Cleared of Corruption Allegations By...

Nigeria: SFG Lawal Cleared of Corruption Allegations By Buhari

The SGF was not given fair hearing before the indictment. – President Muhammadu Buhari President Buhari has written to the National Assembly refusing to... read more »

Nigeria: South-East Senate Caucus Shun Town hall Meetin...

Nigeria: South-East Senate Caucus Shun Town hall Meeting With Buhari

It has been confirmed that Senators in the South-East Senate Caucus will shun the town hall meeting President Buhari intends to hold tomorrow Thursday 22 2016... read more »

Mali
Sports: Niegerian Golden Eaglets Are Champions Again

Sports: Nigerian Golden Eaglets Are World Champions Again

The Nigerian golden eaglets today made history as they won Mali in the finals of FFA U-17 World Cup to become the first team to successfully defend their champion’s title. In the same vein,... read more »

Sports: U-17 World Cup - Nigeria and Mali Advance to Semi-Finals

Sports: U-17 World Cup – Nigeria and Mali Advance to Semi-Finals

The Nigerian golden eaglets defeated their Brazilian opponents by three goals to nothing. Immediately after this match, the Malian team went ahead to defeat the Croatian team by a lone goal. The Nigerian and Malian teams therefore become the first two teams to advance to the semi-finals. The Nigerian U-17 team virtually overpowered the Brazilian... read more »

Mali: 12 Dead As Islamist Gunmen Attack Malian Town

Malian Islamist Militants

In the early hours of Saturday morning, the western Malian town of Nara experienced hours of gunfire between the Malian Army and an attacking Islamist militant... read more »

Mali Wins Bronze, Defeat Senegal 3:1

Mali wins third place match

Mali emerged the winner of their third place match with Senegal in the just concluded FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. The Malian team beat fellow African... read more »

Mali and Senegal to Clash for 3rd Place As They Fail to...

Brazil vsSenegal

Mali and Senegal failed to move on to the finals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup holding in New Zealand. Both teams lost in their respective semi final clashes.... read more »

News
On El-Rufai's Lies Against Jonathan on the Sharing of the Ecological Fund

Press Release: On El-Rufai’s Lies Against Jonathan on the S...

That Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State has an incurable knack for lying has been proven by his own boss, Former President Olusegun Obasanjo who described El-Rufai in his book-My Watch... read more »

Opinion: Buhari And The Marabouts - Tuesday with Reuben Abati

Opinion: Buhari And The Marabouts – Tuesday with Reuben Abati

“Have you read Lauretta Onochie’s latest post?” “Lauretta. Lauretta. Who is she?” “She is a social media assistant at the Presidency. She shoots straight and direct. She defends President Muhammadu Buhari with the passion of someone the President treats like a daughter.” “Not a son, this time, a daughter! Interesting. Of power,... read more »

LG Poll: Tinubu’s comment akin to a “do or ...

LG Poll: Tinubu's comment akin to a "do or die politics"

PDP will not be allowed to win a single position at the forthcoming Local Government – Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu The Chairman of the People Democratic... read more »

Press Release: LG Poll: LASIEC dealing with Salvador il...

Press Release: LG Poll: LASIEC dealing with Salvador illegal - Adewale

Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Lagos State, Otunba Segun Adewale has alleged a grand plan involving Mr. Moshood Salvador, leader of the Markafi’s... read more »

Nigeria: Arewa Group Warns Tinubu, Yoruba Leaders Again...

Arewa Group Warns Tinubu, Yoruba Leaders Against Exploitation Of Buhari's Health

By Abu Duniya A northern group, Northern Patriotic Assembly  (NPA) has warned against exploitation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s health situation for... read more »

Niger
Gani Avoided Ooni’s 1st year Anniversary For fear Of Retribution

Opinion: Gani Adams Avoided Ooni’s First Year Anniversary For fea...

For sometimes now, the National Coordinating Council of the Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC has decided not to fish in the same water with the likes of Gani Adams and his fellow morons left in his... read more »

Fulani Herdsmen: Herdsmen Clash With Community in Abia State. 7 Injured

Fulani Herdsmen: Herdsmen Clash With Community in Abia State. 7 Injured

No less than 7 persons have been seriously injured in a clash between herdsmen and the people of Ndi Okereke Abam in Ovukwu autonomous community of Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia State. According to reports, the injuries were sustain from matchete cuts and gunshots. According to reports from the community’s town union... read more »

Niger Delta
Nigeria: We Will be Prepared In 2019. This Will Not Happen Again - Wike

Nigeria: We Will be Prepared In 2019. This Will Not Happen Again ...

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State while speaking on the just concluded re-run elections in the state has said that the kind of electoral and intimidation of his people by security agents and... read more »

Nigeria: Nigeria to Start Importing Crude From Niger

Nigeria: Nigeria to Start Importing Crude From Niger

The Nigerian government will soon begin to import crude oil from Niger Republic. This was made known by the Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru over the weekend at a town hall meeting with management and staff of the Kaduna refinery. According to him, this was necessitated by the diffulties... read more »

Niger Delta
Nigeria
fani-kayode-2

Opinion: The Sons of Perdition and the Lamentations of the Blind ...

Instead of responding to the words of Eric Joyce, the former British MP who told the world via his twitter handle on 19th May that President Muhammadu Buhari had died in a London hospital, Deacon... read more »

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu to Produce a Recognized Jewish Leader as Bail Condition

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu to Produce a Recognized Jewish Leader as Bail Condition

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu has been granted bail by the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. The trial judge Justice Binta Nyako gave the following bail conditions: Nnamdi Kanu is to produce 3 sureties one of which must be a recognized Jewish leader. Another of the sureties must be a highly placed Nigeian of... read more »

LG polls: Beware of Impostors, Charlatans, Lagos PDP Ch...

LG polls: Beware of Impostors, Charlatans, Lagos PDP Chairman Warns Aspirants

by Oke Umurhohwo * Says he has uncovered APC pre election rigging plans. Following the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission’s (LASIEC)... read more »

Nigeria: Fayose Clandestinely Destroying the PDP, Adewa...

Nigeria: Fayose Clandestinely Destroying the PDP, Adewale Insists

Written by Oke Umurhohwo Chairman, Lagos State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Otunba Segun Adewale has reassured the party leaders and members of his... read more »

Press Statement: Shadow Cabinet Urge Senate to Investig...

Press Statement: Shadow Cabinet Urge Senate to Investigate President Buhari

The Shadow Cabinet of Nigeria, having consulted widely with the good people of Nigeria express dismay with the statements from the Presidency within the last... read more »

Opinion
Southern Kaduna Genocide – Hit Back Or Die! Part 1 by Femi Fani-Kayode

Opinion: Southern Kaduna Genocide – Hit Back Or Die! Part 1 by Fe...

“Buhari is the last standing samurai of the oligarchy with the boldness to implement the Fulani agenda. He is doing it as fast as possible. The regime of Buhari is on a conquest mission. It is... read more »

Opinion: President Buhari And Gov. El-Rufai’s Unrewarding Jibes By Philip Agbese

Opinion: President Buhari And Gov. El-Rufai’s Unrewarding Jibes By Philip Agbese

The corridors of power is wrapped in some mystique and those familiar with the internal workings of the seat of governments would readily concede to the existence of an inner circle which influences major decisions. In Nigeria, it is loosely referred to as the “kitchen cabinet.” Most times, it is a combination of informal busybodies who... read more »

Opinion: Where Are The Various Power Probe Report? By ...

Opinion: Where Are The Various Power Probe Report? By Philip Agbese

We are a nation of people that easily forget. We may, however, not be a nation that easily forgive. If it seems we forgive grievous sins of past, serving and... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari’s Second Term Ambition A Joke ...

Nigeria: Buhari's Second Term Ambition A Joke - Wailing Wailers

A group known as the Wailing Wailers have described President Buhari’s ambition for a second tenure as a joke. The group which advocates, advancement,... read more »

The Heart and Soul Of Nnamdi Kanu by Femi Fani-Kayode

The Heart and Soul Of Nnamdi Kanu - Femi Fani-Kayode

I had never met Nnamdi before and I was amazed at his depth of knowledge, his immense courage and his deep convictions. In my essay titled “Head Bloodied... read more »

Politics
Xenophobic Attacks: Group Tasks Federal Government to call South African Government to Order

Xenophobic Attacks: Group Tasks Federal Government to call South ...

The Shadow cabinet of Nigeria calls on the Nigerian government to hold the South African government accountable for the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians by some angry South Africans. The South African... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari's Conversation With Donald Trump - Presidency

Nigeria: Buhari’s Conversation With Donald Trump – Presidency

The Presidency has revealed the content of the phone call between President Buhari and President Donald Trump. According to reports from the Presidency, the discussion was cordial. Buhari was said to have congratulated Trump on his victory and then the two leaders discussed ways to improve cooperation between the two countries in the fight against... read more »

Somalia: U.S State Worker, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Be...

U.S State Worker, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Becomes Somalian President

Amidst heavy security in the airport compound, the nation’s lawmakers elected U.S State Worker, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed,  Somalian President. His... read more »

Nigeria: The President Is Well. He Is Hale and Hearty &...

Nigeria: The President Is Well. He Is Hale and Hearty - Lai Mohammed

Mr President is not ill, he is not in hospital and there is no reason to give anybody any bulletin about his health, pure and simple. – Lai Minister for... read more »

Breaking News: Nigerians in U.K Join Protest, Demand 5 ...

Breaking News: Nigerians in U.K Join Protest, Demand 5 Minute Speech From President Buhari

Nigerians in the UK have staged the #IStandWithNigeria protest in front of the Nigerian High Commission in the UK, demanding that the President give a 5... read more »

Poll
Count Down To October 1st - What Nigerians Are Saying About Buhari

Count Down To October 1st – What Nigerians Are Saying About...

As way of counting down to the independence day celebration, we will be scouring social media to bring comments and posts from Nigerians regarding the Buhari led government. This is the voice of the... read more »

What Nigerians are saying about Buhari

Count Down To October 1st – What Nigerians Are Saying About Buhari (2)

We continue to bring posts and comments from Nigerians on social media on the performance of the Buhari led administration. Samuel Ajayi – Facebook REFINERIES, SUBSIDY DEBTS AND A DYING ECONOMY.. “If you made 200 heaps of yam and you claim you made 400, when you finish eating real 200 tubers of yam, you start eating 200 lies.”... read more »

Press Relelase
Press Statement: 2017 Is A Pivotal Year Towards Biafra Nationhood- IPOB

Press Statement: 2017 Is A Pivotal Year Towards Biafra Nationhood...

On behalf of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), we welcome all Biafrans to the year 2017. The past year (2016) had been a challenging one, but we proved that... read more »

Michael Chu’di Ejekam Comments on the Compelling Appeal of Longer-Life Private Equity

Press Release: Michael Chu’di Ejekam Comments on the Compelling Appeal of Longer-Life Private Equity

Michael Chu’di Ejekam, commercial real estate expert shares his insights on the recent Wall Street Journal article on the Atlas Partners Longer-Life Private Equity Fund which raised one billion dollars. Michael Chu’di Ejekam, an expert private equity investor, provides insight on the emergence of longer-life private equity funds such as... read more »

Reader's Corner
Nigerians Speak: Buhari Has Failed..... - Abdul Azeez

Nigerians Speak: Buhari Has Failed….. – Abdul Azeez

What Nigerians are saying on social media. This is an unedited post on our Facebook page by Abdul Azeez. BUHARI HAS FAILED US ON ECONOMY REFORM.. Today president Muhammad Buhari have 414days in... read more »

Readers' Corner - Interesting comments and Views by Our Readers

Readers’ Corner – Interesting comments and Views by Our Readers

Below are some comments and posts made by some of our readers. We have decided to start publishing these comments and posts periodically. The comments and posts are not edited in any way but are published as written by the contributor.   Posted by Samuel Chijioke on 30 December 2015 When will the police in Nigeria ever learn to be truthful,... read more »

Religion
Biafra: Focus On Your Pure-Water And Olive Oil And Leave Us Alone - IPOB to Father Mbaka

Biafra: Focus On Your Pure-Water And Olive Oil And Leave Us Alone...

The leadership of IPOB has released a statement advising Father Mbaka to focus on his pure-water and olive oil sales and stop meddling in the affairs of the group. The group made this call on the... read more »

Nigeria: Fayose Rescues Apostle Suleiman From DSS

Nigeria: Fayose Rescues Apostle Suleiman From DSS

Early this morning, the news broke that Apostle Johnson Suleiman was nearly arrested by the DSS but for the timely intervention of Governor Ayo Fayose who rushed in to the rescue. Apostle Suleiman had gone to Ekiti for a 2 day crusade. The attempted arrest took place at the Apostle’s Hotel after he had been trailed from the government house... read more »

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu, Others Cause Uproar In Court As Th...

Nnamdi Kanu, Others Cause Uproar In Court As They Reject Secret Trial

Nnamdi Kanu, Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi today caused serious uproar in court as they rejected the secret trial that was... read more »

Nigeria: Adeboye’s Step Down, FG Suspends Controv...

Nigeria: Adeboye's Step Down, FG Suspends Controversial Law Responsible

It is no longer news that for some reason, the General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God stepped down as the G.O and appointed Pastor Joseph... read more »

Nigeria: Kano State Government Gives No Reason for Rele...

Nigeria: Kano State Government Gives No Reason for Releasing Blasphemy Killers

Over a month after the Kano State government’s prosecution team led by State Attorney-General, Haruna Falali requested for the release and acquittal of... read more »

Russia
Rwanda
Opinion: Standing Up for Your People

Opinion: Standing Up for Your People

Leadership takes many form and is a destination one can reach through many different paths. But regardless of the path, the purest form of leadership is one that is earned. When leadership manifests... read more »

Opinion: Why Rwanda Democracy Will Unfold Differently - Patrick Ngabonziza

Opinion: Why Rwanda Democracy Will Unfold Differently – Patrick Ngabonziza

It was expected that Western powers will react negatively to Rwanda’s democratically approved constitutional change that allowed the incumbent to run for a third term whilst reducing future terms from two seven-year terms to two five-year terms. However what is surprising is the harsh tone used in the press statement issued by the spokesperson... read more »

Science
Security
Nigeria: TETFund Donates N10m to Boost Military’s Morale by Abu Duniya

Nigeria: TETFund Donates N10m to Boost Military’s Morale by Abu ...

In order to appreciate the gallantry of the armed forces in tackling security challenges in the country, the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has donated N10 million to support the recently... read more »

Nigeria: 7 Year Old Boy Lynching – A Victims Account

Nigeria: 7 Year Old Boy’s Lynching – A Victim’s Account

Social media was agog with the news of the 7 year old boy who was mobbed and burnt alive recently. The news caused a lot of uproar on social media with many demanding for the heads of the perpetrators. News emerging now seem to show that there is more to this than meets the eye. A tweet published by one Harrison @Harri_Obi seeks to give some... read more »

Nigeria: No Boy Child Was Mobbed/Burnt In Badagry or An...

No Boy Child Was Mobbed/Burnt In Badagry or Any Part of the State NPF

The Nigerian Police has responded to the news that was making the rounds on social media regarding the 7 year old boy reportedly killed for stealing garri.... read more »

Nigeria: Cows Over-Run Owerri Airport Runway, Plane Abo...

Nigeria: Cows Over-Run Owerri Airport Runway, Plane Aborts Landing

The Pilot to a fully loaded Air Peace plane aborted landing when he discovered that Cows had taken over the runway. The pilot had to abort landing to avert a... read more »

Niger Delta – Militants Strike Again. Blow Up Oil...

Niger Delta - Militants Strike Again. Blow Up Oil Pipeline

A few days after President Buhari met with leaders of the Niger Delta, the militants have struck again. The militants blew up a pipeline that was previously... read more »

Senegal
Senegal
Somalia
South Africa
anti apartheid demonstration

South Africa: Private School Accused of Segregation

A video which went viral in South Africa today June 18 2015 has raised some concerns. The big question being asked now is whether truly racism and segregation is dead in South Africa. The video which... read more »

Julius Malema

Sudan: Julius Malema Insists that al’Bashir Must Pay for His crimes

Julius Malema the former leader of the African National Congress (ANC) youth league and the current leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has been speaking on the al’Bashir issue. Speaking in Limpopo at his party’s youth day commemoration, Malema said al’Bashir should rot in jail for his crimes. He went on to say that... read more »

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Sports: Falcons Unsettle Bonuses - Nobody Knew They Will Win - Dalung

Sports: Falcons’ Unsettled Bonuses – Nobody Knew They...

Nigeria’s Sports Minister Solomon Dalung has attributed the inability of the NFF to pay the outstanding bonuses of the victorious Falcons to the fact that they did not expect them to win.... read more »

Football: Iheancho, Iwobi other Nigerians to Make CAF List

Football: Iheanacho, Iwobi other Nigerians to Make CAF List

The fortunes of Nigerian players at the CAF awards may be changing soon if news reaching us proves to be true. It appears that Nigerian players like Iheanacho, Iwobi, Ahmed Musa and Mikel are set to make the final list for the CAF awards. For many years, no Nigerian football player has been named African Player of the Year. Okocha was robbed of... read more »

Sports: Aleksander Ceferin Emerges UEFA President

Sports: Aleksander Ceferin Emerges UEFA President

Aleksander Ceferin has Emerged President of UEFA. Mr Ceferin got 42 out of the 55 votes cast to become UEFA’s next president. The 42 year old Slovenian... read more »

Rio Olympics: Kits For Team Nigeria Finally Arrives, Di...

Rio Olympics: Kits For Team Nigeria Finally Arrives, Disgraceful

The stories of the disgraceful displays by the Nigerian Sports Ministry seem to have no end. Team Nigeria has finally received their kits 3 days to the end... read more »

Sports: Rio 2016 Olymics – Nigeria Falls 2:0 to G...

Sports: Rio 2016 Olymics - Nigeria Falls 2:0 to Germany

The Nigerian U-23 team’s dream of overcoming all odds to clinch the gold medal in the on-going Olympics “Rio 2016” Men’s Football... read more »

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I call Governor Nasir el-Rufai To First Arrest Me - Senator Danjuma

Nigeria: I call Governor Nasir el-Rufai To First Arrest Me –...

Senator Danjuma Tella Laah representing Kaduna South Senatorial Zone has called on Governor El Rufai of Kaduna State to arrest him first. This is in response to the Governor’s threat of... read more »

Nigeria: Okorocha Sets Aside 1,125 Hectares of Land For cattle Market In Imo State

Nigeria: Okorocha Sets Aside 1,125 Hectares of Land For Cattle Market In Imo State

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State announced yesterday November 15 2016 that his government had set aside 1,125 hectares of land for cattle business. He made this known through his principal officer on Imo Live Stock Hon Calistus Chinedu. According to him, the venture was in partnership with the Amana Cattle Dealers Association of... read more »

Nigeria: FG To Proceed With Plans For Grazing Reserves ...

Nigeria: FG To Proceed With Plans For Grazing Reserves Around The Country

The federal government has made it clear that it is going ahead with its plan to establish grazing reserves across the country despite the wide spread... read more »

Nigeria: Shiite Leader, El-Zakzaky Receiving Full Medic...

Nigeria: Shiite Leader, El-Zakzaky Receiving Full Medical Attention In Detention - FG

The federal government through its minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has told the world that though the leader of the Shiite Islamic Movement of... read more »

Nigeria: Christmas Day Bomber Is Still In Prison Custod...

Nigeria: Christmas Day Bomber Is Still In Prisons Custody - NPS

Kabiru Dikko the suspected mastermind of the 2011 Christmas day bombing which claimed the lives of about 40 persons is still in custody. This statement was... read more »

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Nigeria: Wole Soyinka To Cut Green Card 20th January 2017

Nigeria: Wole Soyinka To Cut Green Card 20th January 2017

Since the emergence of Donald Trump as President Elect of the United States of America, Nigerians have been calling on Professor Wole Soyinka to honour his word and cut his green card. The Interview... read more »

U.S Election: Obama Got What He Did To GEJ - Fayose

U.S Election: Obama Got What He Did To GEJ – Fayose

Controversial Governor of Ekiti State Ayodele Fayose while reacting to the Donald Trump’s surprise win in the U.S Presidential elections has said that Obama only got a taste of what he and the U.S did to former President Goodluck Jonathan. According to Fayose, Obama forced the APC led government on Nigerians. He went on to say “Now... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari Congratulates Trump, Extends Good Wishe...

Nigeria: Buhari Congratulates Trump, Extends Good Wishes

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the winner of the just concluded American presidential election, President Elect Donald Trump. While... read more »

World: Canadian Immigration Website Crashes As Trump Wi...

World: Canadian Immigration Website Crashes As Trump Wins Presidency

The Canadian Immigration website crashed during the night as Donald Trump showed strong signs of winning the 45th American Presidency. The website crashed as... read more »

Nigeria: Wole Soyinka To Cut His Green Card As Donald T...

Nigeria: Wole Soyinka To Cut His Green Card As Donald trump Wins

A few days back Professor Wole Soyinka said he will cut up his green card if Donald Trump won the American Presidency. Donald Trump has just become the... read more »

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Nigeria: There Is Nothing to Worry About Buhari's Health - Presidency

Nigeria: There Is Nothing to Worry About Buhari’s Health – Presidency

Following the news of President Buhari’s leave extension, the Presidency has come out to say that there is nothing to worry about his health. Speaking to news men, Shehu Garba a... read more »

Nigeria: Planned Protest to Hold In spite of Tuface's Announcement - EIE

Nigeria: Planned Protest to Hold In spite of Tuface’s Annou...

Enough Is Enough Nigeria who were the organizers working with Tuface have announced that the planned protests will take place as scheduled. They made this announcement on their Twitter page... read more »

Nigeria: Police To Arrest Tuface If Enough Is Enough Protest Holds

Nigeria: Police To Arrest Tuface If Enough Is Enough Protest Hold...

The Police in Lagos has announced that it will arrest Popular Musician Tuface Idibia if the planned protest holds in Lagos. While making this known yesterday, Lagos State Commissioner of... read more »

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Nigeria: Police Arrests Publisher of Biafra Times

Nigeria: Police Arrests Publisher of Biafra Times

The Police in Lagos has announced that it has arrested the Publisher of Biafra Times and 9 others for publishing and circulating what it called “seditious and malicious... read more »

Biafra: Police Arraigns 45 IPOB/MASSOB Protesters For Treason

Biafra: Police Arraigns 45 IPOB/MASSOB Protesters For Treason

Following the peaceful rally organized by members of IPOB and MASSOB to commemorate the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States, the Rivers State Police has... read more »

Biafra: Do Not Come To Biafraland Ipob Warns Buhari

Biafra: Do Not Come To Biafraland IPOB Warns Buhari

The Indigenous people of Biafra IPOB have warned Buhari to cancel his proposed planned to visit Enugu on Dec 22 2016. Buhari and other notable politicians are slated to be at the opening... read more »

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Terrorism: ISIS Names Abu Musab al-Barnawi New Boko Haram Leader

Terrorism: ISIS Names Abu Musab al-Barnawi New Boko Haram Leader

In a new twist that further makes the issue of the defeat of Boko Haram in Nigeria questionable, ISIS has announced that Boko Haram has a new leader in Nigeria. This revelation was made in... read more »

Opinion: Shekau's Surrender Throws Boko Haram into Leadership and Tactical Confusion by Abu Duniya, Yobe

Opinion: Shekau’s Surrender Throws Boko Haram into Leadersh...

It is no longer gossip that the seemingly never ending North Eastern scourge called Boko Haram may have been finally pushed to near submission even as it is obvious that the Nigerian Army... read more »

Opinion: Boko Haram - Is there a Conspiracy of Borno Stakeholders? by Musa Ladan

Opinion: Boko Haram – Is there a Conspiracy of Borno Stakeh...

The occasional attempts by Boko Haram insurgents to make statements with poorly thought out but nonetheless daring attacks for me is a thing of concern. I am concerned not because I think... read more »

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BREAKING NEWS: Minister of State for Labour Dies In Car Crash

BREAKING NEWS: Minister of State for Labour Dies In Car Crash

James Ocholi the Minister of State for Labour has died in a car crash. According to emerging reports, the minister who was accompanied by his wife, son and others had an accident along the... read more »

BREAKING NEWS: APC Loses Akwa Ibom As Supreme Court Upholds Emmanuel Udom AS Governor

BREAKING NEWS: APC Loses Akwa Ibom As Supreme Court Upholds Emman...

The attempt by the All Progressive Congress (APC) to capture some of the oil rich states has suffered another major setback as the Supreme Court today set aside the Appeal Court’s... read more »

BREAKING NEWS: Nnamdi Kanu Denied Bail

BREAKING NEWS: Nnamdi Kanu Denied Bail

The hopes of the many members of IPOB (Indiginous People of Biafra) who had believed that their Director would be granted bail today. ‎Justice John Tsoho presiding over a Federal High... read more »

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Boko Haram: Cameroon Deports About 12,000 Nigerians

Boko Haram: Cameroon Deports About 12,000 Nigerians

In a bid to stem the increased violent attacks attributed to the Boko Haram sect in Cameroon, the authorities have deported about 12,000 Nigerians. These Nigerians who are mainly from the... read more »

Boko Harm kills 8, kidnaps 135 in Cameroon

Cameroon: Boko Haram Kidnaps About 135 Persons, Kills 8

In the early hours of Tuesday in the Northern parts of Cameroon, suspected Boko Haram fighters raided the village of Chakamari, kidnapped about 135 persons while leaving another eight... read more »

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China Sends Cameroon Packing

Cameroon has been sent packing from the FIFA Women World Cup taking place in Canada by China. Cameroon was the only African team to have proceeded to the round of 16. This loss to China... read more »

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Boko Haram Is Winning: U.S. Counter-terrorism Officials, Others

U.S. Counter-terrorism Officials and other experts covering the West African region have given an assessment that indicates that Boko Haram is winning the on-going fight to eradicate the... read more »

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Nigeria: Gov Fayose To Join Tuface, Others In Nationwide Protest

Nigeria: Gov Fayose To Join Tuface, Others In Nationwide Protest

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has announced that he is fully in support of the planned protest and will be part of it. He made this known in a tweet via his twitter... read more »

Corruption: Buhari Dragged To Court Over Magu and SGF

Corruption: Buhari Dragged To Court Over Magu and SGF

President Buhari has been dragged to court for what has been described as a lopsided anti-corruption war. The Save Nigeria Group which initiated the action, is praying the court to compel... read more »

Nigeria: Man Killed By Police Days To His Wedding

Nigeria: Man Killed By Police Days To His Wedding

A young man who should have been having his wedding ceremony today the 27th of December 2016, was killed by police Inspector, Mike Edem 5 days ago. The Young man named Friday Nduka who... read more »

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Nigeria: Adesina Explains Why President Buhari Went For Treatment Overseas

Nigeria: Adesina Explains Why President Buhari Went For Treatment Overseas

Why do I need to go for foreign medical trip if we cannot make our hospital functional? – Buhari speaking in London on Feb. 21 2015 President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in the U.K... read more »

Nigeria: How We Chose Recipients of N5000 Allowance - FG

Nigeria: How We Chose Recipients of N5000 Allowance – FG

Nigerians have been voicing their concerns even as the federal government announced that it had started paying the N5000 it promised to the poorest Nigerians. The concerns of Nigerians... read more »

Nigerian 2017 Budget: That Aso Rock Budget That Deserves Your Attention - Saatah Nubari

Nigerian 2017 Budget: That Aso Rock Budget That Deserves Your Att...

The first time this budget analysis series ran was for the 2016 budget; and it becomes visible each day that the 1810 page document was a horrid, hurriedly-put, corrupt-conduit-filled piece... read more »

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Editorial: Why Buhari Must Stop Calling Nigerians "Lawless and Unruly"

Editorial: Why Buhari Must Stop Calling Nigerians “Lawless and Unruly”

Who is a leader? Simply put, a leader is someone who heads a group of people, showing them a clear direction and inspiring them toward said direction. President Buhari who has been elected... read more »

Editorial: Much Ado About A Ministerial List

Editorial: Much Ado About A Ministerial List

After all the wait, the highly anticipated ministerial (at least part of it) was read by the Senate President on Tuesday October 6 2015. The list as presented by Saraki was basically the... read more »

Editorial: UN Meeting on Boko Haram - Why Was Nigeria Not Represented?

Editorial: UN Meeting on Boko Haram – Why Was Nigeria Not R...

It is no longer news that Nigeria did not send any representative to the meeting held at the UN to drum up support for the rehabilitation of persons displaced by the Boko Haram attacks.... read more »

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Can Buhari’s N369bn Budget On Education Salvage The Sector From Collapse?

Can Buhari’s N369bn Budget For Education Salvage The Sector From Collapse?

If you say education is expensive, try ignorance. This is one of the many didactic statements, the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo is still being remembered for till today. Education, no... read more »

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Opinion: Remembering Our Armed Forces; The Labour of Our Heroes Past Shall Never Be In Vain

Opinion: Remembering Our Armed Forces; The Labour of Our Heroes Past Shall Never Be In Vai...

The transition of our ruling system to democracy in 1999 have seen our military return to barracks. The then president, Olusegun obasanjo who himself is a retired military man made... read more »

Feature Story: The New Lagos Police Car Is Worth More Than the Life of A Nigerian

Feature Story: The New Lagos Police Car Is Worth More Than the Li...

In the last 1 hour, I have cried more than I have in ages. My baby brother and I were/are on our way to Redemption Camp for the Holy Ghost Congress when we encountered a bit of traffic on... read more »

USA: I Will Build A U.S/Mexican Border Wall and Mexico Will Pay for It - Donald Trump

USA: I Will Build A U.S/Mexican Border Wall and Mexico Will Pay f...

Leading GOP President aspirant in the forth coming American Presidential elections, Donald Trump is making enemies and friends everyday. He had some months back said he will build a wall... read more »

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Sports: Sports Minister Apologizes to Nigerian U-23 Team

Sports: Sports Minister Apologizes to Nigerian U-23 Team

The Nigerian Minister of Youths and Sports who trended seriously on social media and other news media for all the wrong reasons last week has come out to apologize to the Nigerian U-23 team... read more »

Sports: Leicester to Pay a Record £16.6m for Ahmed Musa

Sports: Leicester to Pay a Record £16.6m for Ahmed Musa

Leicester City, the English Premiership champions are set to pay a record £16.6m for Nigeria’s Ahmed Musa. Musa who currently plays for CSKA Moscow is set to move to Leicester City... read more »

Sports: Stephen Keshi Is Dead

Sports: Stephen Keshi Is Dead

Stephen Keshi, easily one of Nigeria’s most influential captains and the last Coach to lead Nigeria to a Nations’ Cup victory has died at the age of 54. His death which occurred... read more »

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Nigeria: President Buhari Condoles With Dalung Over Wife's Death On Phone

Nigeria: President Buhari Condoles With Dalung Over Wife’s Death On Phone

News reaching us has it that President Buhari has spoken on phone to the Minister for Sport, Solomon Dalung over the loss of his wife. This news was made available in a statement issued... read more »

Nigeria: Imo State Government Punishes Residents of Owerri With Heaps of Refuse

Nigeria: Imo State Government Punishes Residents of Owerri With H...

The government of Imo State has surprisingly admitted to the fact that it deliberately allowed the heaps of refuse that has now taken over Douglas road in Owerri the state’s capital.... read more »

Health: 80% Of Women With Cryptic Pregnancy Don’t Know They Are Pregnant - Dr Adebayo

Health: 80% Of Women With Cryptic Pregnancy Don’t Know They Are P...

Dr Adeyinka Adebayo is a trado-medical practitioner who has been practicing herbal medicine for seventeen years. In this interview, he spoke about the existence of cryptic pregnancy and why... read more »

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Rochas Forces Imo Pensioners to Collect 40% Owed Pension As Full Payment

Nigeria: Rochas Forces Imo Pensioners to Collect 40% Owed Pension As Full Payment

The Imo state government has decided to blackmail its pensioners into collecting 40% of the 11 month arrears owed them as full payment. This revelation came to light when the daughter of a... read more »

Biafra: Tell Buhari That's What I said, That He Is Mad - Nnamdi Kanu

Biafra: Tell Buhari That’s What I said, That He Is Mad R...

A visibly angry Nnamdi Kanu went irate in court today, saying that the person who wants to try him in secret is mad. He told the court that they should tell Buhari that he Nnamdi Kanu said... read more »

Protesters Storm Abuja High Court Over judgement Freeing El-Zakzakky

Nigeria: Protesters Storm Abuja High Court Over judgement Freeing...

Thousands of angry protesters on Monday stormed the premises of the federal high court Abuja to protest the judgement of the court which ordered the unconditional release of the Islamic... read more »

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Nigeria: House of Reps On N3.6bn For Member's Cars - They Are For Work

Nigeria: House of Reps On N3.6bn For Member’s Cars – They Are For Work

“We need materials, computers, stationery, cars; these are all for work.” The Members of the House of Representatives have defended their purchase of 360 cars for their members... read more »

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Opinion: Buhari Not Competent To Govern Any Country – Kperogi

Opinion: Buhari Not Competent To Govern Any Country – Kperogi

A former ardent supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari and Associate Professor at the Kennesaw State University, Georgia, United States, Farooq Kperogi, tells BAYO AKINLOYE that Buhari has... read more »

Nigeria:Igbo APC Leaders Ignore Obasanjo, Endores Buhari For 2019

Nigeria:Igbo APC Leaders Ignore Obasanjo, Endores Buhari For 2019

APC Igbo leaders have ignored Obasanjo’s call for an Igbo President in 2019 and have endorsed Buhari for another term. Making this known in Owerri after a meeting of top APC Igbo... read more »

Nigeria: I Have No Regrets Joining APC - ken Nnamani

Nigeria: I Have No Regrets Joining APC – Ken Nnamani

I have no regret joining APC because all my progressive friends are there – Ken Nnamani Former Senate President Dr Ken Nnamani has said that he has no regrets joining APC. He made... read more »

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Nigeria: President Buhari Is Alive and Well - Presidency

Nigeria: President Buhari Is Alive and Well – Presidency

The Presidency through its media team spear-headed by Femi Adesina and Shehu Garba have announced to Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari is alive and well. This declaration was... read more »

Politics: Nigeria Would Have Gone Into Extinction Had Buhari Not Won - NGF

Politics: Nigeria Would Have Gone Into Extinction Had Buhari Not ...

The Northern Governors’ Forum has stated that Nigeria would have gone into extinction had Buhari not won at the last elections.This statement was made on by the Borno State Governor... read more »

Help Recover Looted Funds And Get 5% Of The Recovered Funds - Adeosun

Nigeria: Help Recover Looted Funds And Get 5% Of The Recovered Fu...

The Nigerian Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun has announced to Nigerians that anyone who assists in the recovery of looted funds will be entitled to 5% of such funds as reward. She... read more »

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Nigeria Officially An Islamic State – National Christian Elders Forum

The National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) in a statement signed by its national Chairman Elder Solomon Asemota (SAN) has said that Nigeria has officially been presented as an Islamic... read more »

Nigeria: Northern CAN Advice Christians to Defend Themselves

Nigeria: Northern CAN Advice Christians to Defend Themselves

Following the recent killings in Zamfara state over an alleged case of blasphemy, the Northern CAN has advised Christians living in the region to defend themselves whenever they are faced... read more »

Nigeria: Zamfara Killings - The People killed Were Muslims Not Christians - Governor

Nigeria: Zamfara Killings – The People killed Were Muslims ...

“Everybody killed in the house were Muslims and not like the rumours going around in the social media that Christians are being killed in Zamfara.” This was the statement of... read more »

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Nigeria: Ondo, Rivers Elections, Litmus Test For 2019 - Buhari

Nigeria: Ondo, Rivers Elections, Litmus Test For 2019 – Buhari

President Buhari has said that the Ondo and Rivers State elections will be a litmus test for 2019 general elections. According to him, “if we can’t conduct election in one... read more »

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Sports: NFF President, Pinnick, Others Sacked By Court

Sports: NFF President, Pinnick, Others Sacked By Court

The current President of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick and his entire board have been sacked by a Federal high court sitting in Jos Plateau state. The ruling over the... read more »

Sports: Oliseh Quits As Super Eagle's Coach, Complains of Contractual Breeches

Sports: Oliseh Quits As Super Eagle’s Coach, Complains of C...

Just about 7 months after being appointed head coach to the Supper Eagles of Nigeria, Sunday Oliseh has quit. According to Oliseh, his reason for quitting was the lack of support he was... read more »

Sports: Kelechi Iheanacho Nets A Hat-Trick for Man-City

Sports: Kelechi Iheanacho Nets A Hat-Trick for Man-City

Nigeria’s Kelechi Iheanacho this evening made a major statement in the premiership with a hat-trick for his club Manchester City in their FA cup match with Aston Villa. Iheanacho who... read more »

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Nigeria wins Technovation Pitch Challenge

Technology: Nigeria Emerges Winner of the 2015 Global Technovation Challenge

The team that represented Nigeria at the just concluded 2015 Global Technovation Challenge in San Fransisco, USA has emerged the winners of the high school division of the competition.... read more »

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Nigeria: RCCG Pastor By Fulani Herdsmen in Kaduna

Nigeria: RCCG Pastor By Fulani Herdsmen in Kaduna

An RCCG Pastor has reportedly been killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Kaduna state. The Pastor, Pastor Luka Ubangari of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Unguwan Anjo, ema’a... read more »

Nigeria Ready to Help Germany Fight Terrorism - Buhari

Nigeria Ready to Help Germany Fight Terrorism – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari while reacting to the recent shooting in Munich has not just expressed shock at the incident, but has stated Nigeria’s readiness to help Germany fight... read more »

Nigeria: Ramadan Threat Averted As Suicide Bombers' Explosives Detonate Away From Targets - ABC News

Nigeria: Ramadan Threat Averted As Suicide Bombers’ Explosi...

Nigeria’s army says it thwarted three suicide bombings when soldiers killed two female suspects before they were able to attack displaced people, while a third died when her... read more »

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USA: Hillary Clinton In The Foretold Prophecy Of A Nigerian Prophet by Alaba Abdulrazak

USA: Hillary Clinton In The Foretold Prophecy Of A Nigerian Prophet by Alaba Abdulrazak

Prophet Perez Iyiola Oluyemi is a Nigerian Man of God whose many predictions and prophecies in the lives of individuals, corporate, local and international platforms had come to pass... read more »

Opinion: U.S Lawyer Blasts Buhari

Opinion: U.S Lawyer Blasts Buhari’s on Zero Tolerance

President Muhammadu Buhari Aso Rock, Abuja Nigeria Dear President Buhari: When you visited the United States Institute of Peace last July, you pledged that you would be “fair, just and... read more »

USA: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Dupes The U.S - Washington Times

USA: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Dupes The U.S – Wa...

With the glitter of fool’s gold, Nigeria’s recently elected President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in the United States in July uttering time-worn democracy vows to President Barack Obama... read more »

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