Nigeria: Wole Soyinka Claims to have Destroyed His Green Card As promised

Nigeria: Wole Soyinka Claims to have Destroyed His Green Card As promised

Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka has told the media that he has destroyed his green card as promised. It will be recalled that he had said he will destroy his green card should Donald Trump emerge as President-elect of the United States. Upon the victory of President-elect Donald Trump,... 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... read more »

Biafra: Video Proof Confirms Killing of 150 Pro-Biafra Protesters - A.I

Biafra: Video Proof Confirms Killing of 150 Pro-Biafra Protesters – A...

This deadly repression of pro-Biafra activists is further stoking tensions in the south east of Nigeria. This reckless and trigger-happy approach to crowd control has caused at least 150 deaths and we fear the actual total might be far higher. – Makmid Kamara, Interim Director of Amnesty... read more »

Nigeria: Obasanjo Introduced Corruption To The NASS - Namdas

Nigeria: Obasanjo Introduced Corruption To The NASS – Namdas

The spokesperson of the National Assembly has said that former President Obasanjo introduced corruption into the National Assembly. In  prepared speech read by Abdulrazaq Namdas, a lot of accusations were leveled against the past president. The speech as read: “Our attention has been drawn... read more »

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Opinion: Councils As Raped Appendages of States in Nigeria By Bukar Raheem

The National Assembly should begin to explore ways to alter the clause in the Constitution which allow State Assemblies to sustain undemocratic structures at the council level Democracy is cherished everywhere in the world. Nigerians relish it with utmost joy. The only... read more »

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Opinion: Jonathan’s Wrong Parroting, In Wrong Climes by Okanga Agila

Former President Goodluck Jonathan seems to have broken his long silence since eviction from Aso Rock Villa last year. He has been quiet,watching in utter surprise the demystification and unveiling of the plague of his six-year reign of Nigeria’s ruination in all... read more »

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Nigeria: #GovernorsGoToWork Campaign Storm Enugu, Demand Accountability From Go...

Over 200 Civil Society Organisation under the banner of Governors Go To Work Campaign on Tuesday stormed the coal city of Enugu in their thousands to demand that state governors get down to work and deliver democratic dividends to the people. The protesters, backed by... read more »

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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 lawyer takes over from Micheel Platini whow was forced to resign following the scandal that rocked FIFA months... read more »

Africa
2yr Jail Term for Holding Foreign Currency for over 30 days

Nigeria: Senate Rejects 2 Year Jail Term for Holding Foreign Curr...

The Nigerian Senate has said it won’t support the call to jail for two years any Nigerian who keeps any foreign currency for more than 30 days or fine them 20% of such funds. The Nigerian Law... read more »

Nigeria: President Buhari to Run in 2019 - Presidency

Nigeria: President Buhari to Run in 2019 – Presidency

Less than two years into what many Nigerians consider to be one of the worst administrations in the history of the country, the Presidency has announced that President Buhari will be running for President again in 2019. The Presidency also waved aside insinuations that the President will not enjoy the support of Nigerians and his party should he... read more »

Nigeria: 200,000 Nigerian Youths to Be Employed This Mo...

Nigeria: 200,000 Nigerian Youths to Be Employed This Month

Once again the office of the Vice President has announced that 200,000 Nigerian youths will be given employment this month. There had been earlier promises... read more »

Nigeria: We Need 5 Years To Improve Power Supply –...

Nigeria: We Need 5 Years To Improve Power Supply - BEDC Boss

Mrs Olufunke Osibodu, Managing Director of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company has said that improvement to power supply should not be expected within... 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 »

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 »

Biafra
Biafra: Court to Rule On Kanu's Bail Application on Dec 1

Biafra: Court to Rule On Kanu’s Bail Application on Dec 1

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja will on December 1 rule on Nnamdi Kanu’s bail application. The ruling will also include those of Mr. Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and David... read more »

Biafra: Kanu, 3 Others Now Charged With Terrorism

Biafra: Kanu, 3 Others Now Charged With Terrorism

Nnamdi Kanu, the Director of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and 3 others have been re-arraigned with fresh charges. Nnamdi Kanu, David Nwawusi, Benjamin Madubugwu and Chidiebere Onwudiwe are now facing an amended 11 count charge including terrorism. In the amended charge, the Federal Government increased the previous 6 count treason... read more »

Biafra: IPOB Welcomes Buhari’s Declaration on the Impen...

IPOB Welcomes Buhari’s Declaration on the Disintegration of Nigeria

The leadership of IPOB (Indigenous People of Biafra) have released a statement in which it said it welcomes President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration on the... read more »

Biafra: EU Parliament Member, Julie Ward Calls for Nnam...

Biafra: EU Parliament Member, Julie Ward Calls for Nnamdi kanu's Release

Julie Ward, a member of the EU parliament has joined her voice to those of other members of the international community calling for the immediate release of... read more »

Biafra: Human Rights Group Backs IPOB’s Friday Pr...

Biafra: Human Rights Group Backs IPOB's Friday Protest

A human rights group known as Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice, CHRSJ has thrown its weight behind the planned sit-home protest by IPOB. IPOB has... read more »

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

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

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... read more »

Boko Haram: Attack Kills Four Soldiers, Injures 16 others

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. This attack comes at a time when the army had declared that they had effectively crushed the group. The army confirmed the attack on its convoy and stated that three of the attackers were... 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 »

Terrorism: ISIS Names Abu Musab al-Barnawi New Boko Har...

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... read more »

Opinion: Shekau’s Surrender Throws Boko Haram int...

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

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... read more »

Breaking News
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 election. With this news, Donald Trump is now... read more »

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

Breaking News: Emefiele’s Wife Kidnapped

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 along Benin – Agbor express way. Heavily armed men reportedly kidnapped Mrs Emefiele and have demanded an undisclosed amount as ransome. We shall provide more information as we receive 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 »

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

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... read more »

BREAKING NEWS: APC Loses Akwa Ibom As Supreme Court Uph...

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

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... read more »

Business
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 Ma...

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... read more »

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

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 disaster. The plan had to circle over the airport until the runway was cleared before it could land.  The scared passengers were relieved and grateful to the vigilance and professionalism of... read more »

Nigeria: 1,500 Jobs Lost As Erisco Foods Moves Factory ...

Nigeria: 1,500 Jobs Lost As Erisco Foods Moves Factory Out of Nigeria To China

Chief Eric Umeofia, President/CEO of Erisco Foods Limited has announced that his factory currently located in Nigeria will now be moved to China costing... read more »

Press Release: Michael Chu’di Ejekam Comments on the Co...

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... read more »

Nigeria: Price of Rice Will Drop by November – FG

Nigeria: Price of Rice Will Drop by November - FG

The Federal Government speaking through its Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development Chief Audu Ogbe, has said the price of rice will start dropping from... 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 »

Issa Hayatou to take charge of FIFA

Sports: Issa Hayatou Takes Charge of FIFA As Blatter, Platini Others Are Suspended

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 investigated and arrested in connection with corruption charges. Latest investigations have now affected both Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini who have both been suspended. With this... read more »

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... read more »

Boko Haram: I Am Alive, Well and In Charge – Abub...

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... read more »

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... read more »

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

Chad: No Negotiation With Boko Haram Please! – Chadian Pres...

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

Boko Haram insurgency deadline now December

Boko Haram – President Buhari Sets December as Deadline for the End of Insurgency

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 Buhari came into office, there has been a marked increase in the attacks by the Boko Haram militants. His administration has been widely criticized for this. During his campaigns, ending of the... 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 »

Niger: Boko Haram Retaliatory Attack – 40 Killed ...

Boko Haram Attack on Niger

In an obvious retaliatory attack for Niger’s participation in the multi-nation join task force, the Boko Haram sect has struck again. The militants today... read more »

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

30 killed by Boko Haram militants

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... 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 »

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
Nigeria: 7 Year Old Boy Lynching – A Victims Account

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

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... read more »

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

Nigeria: No Boy Child Was Mobbed/Burnt In Badagry or Any Part of the State – Police

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. According to reports from the Police, no such thing happened at Badagry or any part of the state. According to Assistant Commissioner of Police, Complaint Response Unit (CRU) Abayomi Shogunle... read more »

Economy
Nigeria: Jonathan Awarded Projects Only On Paper - Presidency

Nigeria: Jonathan Awarded Projects Only On Paper – Presiden...

The attack on the past administration by the Buhari led government seems to still be in full steam. The latest accusation is that the government of former President Goodluck Jonathan awarded projects... read more »

Niger Delta Militants: 300,000bpd Supply Trunk Line Destroyed By Avengers

Niger Delta Militants: 300,000bpd Supply Trunk Line Destroyed By Avengers

The Niger Delta Avengers yesterday attacked and destroyed a trunk line supplying 300,000 barrels of crude daily to the Bonny Export Terminal. The trunk lines identified as Nembe 1, 2 and 3 were jointly operated by Agip, Oando and Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC. While claiming responsibility for the destruction, the group’s... read more »

Nigeria: Group To Nigerians – Hold Governors Acco...

Hold Governors Accountable For Underdevelopment In The North

Over 500 Civil Society Groups (CSO) on Thursday stormed Jos,  the Plateau state capital to demand an end to recklessness and lukewarm attitude of governors in... read more »

Nigeria: Militants Blow Up Another Pipeline Hours After...

Militants Blow Up Pipeline Hours After Buhari's Niger Delta Meeting

Barely a day after President Buhari met with leaders of the Niger Delta, Militants have once again blown up a crude pipeline. The explosion took place at the... read more »

Nigeria: Lawmakers Not In A Hurry to Approve FG’...

Nigeria: Lawmakers Not In A Hurry to Approve FG's $29.96bn Loan Request

The Nigerian lawmakers appear to be hesitant about approving President Buhari’s request for a $29.96bn external loan. According to sources from the... 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
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... read more »

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

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 their intellect and moulding their characters. Such teachers live on in the memories of their students – some as strict disciplinarians, some as scholars, some for their meticulous... 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 »

Can Buhari’s N369bn Budget For Education Salvage The Se...

Can Buhari’s N369bn Budget On 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... read more »

Egypt
Entertainment
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 – Whe...

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,... read more »

Ooni of Ife not Dead

Nigeria: Ooni of Ife Not Dead – High Chief

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 message came on the heels of the widely reported news that the Ooni had died in a London Hospital on Tuesday. The officer of the palace said the announcement of such a death can only be... 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 »

Imagining the Power of Music

Image of Music

More than 50 years ago, the legendary lead singer of the Beatles, John Lennon, penned the words to a song titled ‘Imagine.’ Ever since, hardly a... read more »

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

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

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 believe that the REMAIN camp will win... read more »

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

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 Muhammadu Buhari’s 2016 budget proposals are riddled with errors and provisions that may undermine his anti-graft war, civic groups say. In some instances, the same purchase of vehicles,... read more »

Opinion: Remembering Our Armed Forces; The Labour of Ou...

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

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... read more »

Feature Story: The New Lagos Police Car Is Worth More T...

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

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... read more »

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

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

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

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

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

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 winning it. This statement has caused a... 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 till the end of the 2017 season. At 32, Obafemi Martins who is at the twilight of his career still managed to score 15 goals for his club in 30 matches. Following this performance, the... 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 »

Football: Iheanacho, Iwobi other Nigerians to Make CAF ...

Football: Iheancho, 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,... 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 »

Fulani Herdsmen
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
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. According... 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 Pregnant – Dr Adebayo

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 most women don’t even know they are pregnant. The trado-medical practitioner who has offered free treatment for all kinds of chronic diseases in the past is... read more »

Nigeria: Government Sacks Striking Resident Doctors

Nigeria: Government Sacks Striking Resident Doctors

Chief Medical Directors of Federal University Teaching Hospitals have been directed by the Nigerian Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole to sack striking... read more »

Nigeria: 2016 Budget – Rats Smuggle Foreign Items...

Nigeria: 2016 Budget - Rats Smuggle Foreign Items Into Document Says Health Minister

The several unsavory stories and news surrounding the 2016 budget called the budget of change by President Buhari has continued unabated. Following the... read more »

Nigeria: Nigerian Police Shoot Doctor During Peaceful P...

Nigeria: Nigerian Police Shoot Doctor During Peaceful protest In Imo State

A peaceful protest planned by the Nigerian Medical Association of Imo State turned turned bloody when one of the protesters Dr. Bende Azudialo a Consultant... 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 »

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Nigeria: Thousands Of Lawyers Protest In Abuja Today

Nigeria: Thousands Of Lawyers Protest In Abuja Today

Thousands of Lawyers today stormed the Federal Capital Territory – Abuja today in a massive protest. The Lawyers were protesting the continued disobedience of court orders by the DSS. The... read more »

Nigeria: No One Will be Spared In The Anti-Corruption Fight - Lai Mohammed

Nigeria: No One Will be Spared In The Anti-Corruption Fight – Lai Mohammed

The Nigerian Minister for Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said that the Federal Government’s fight against corruption will be whole and thorough. He stated that no one will be spared. He said this while responding to questions from Journalists at the end of the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday. He spoke with... read more »

Nigeria: Executive Not Exempt From Investigation –...

Abubakar Malami, SAN

Speaking on the current crises in the Judiciary, the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN has said that... read more »

Nigeria: Arrested Judges released On Bail – DSS

Nigeria: Arrested Judges released On Bail - DSS

The seven judges arrested by the DSS two days ago have been released on bail. According to a DSS official, they were released on their own recognition on... read more »

Nigeria: Dasuki Still In Detention Despite Ecowas Court...

Nigeria: Dasuki Still In Detention Despite Ecowas Court Order

The immediate past National Security Adviser Mr Sambo Dasuki has yet to regain his freedom despite the Ecowas court order for his immediate release. The... read more »

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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 »

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Nigeria: "Come Back Baba Jonathan - Sokota Residents Cry to GEJ

Nigeria: “Come Back Baba Jonathan – Sokota Residents ...

Former President Goodluck Jonathan received an unexpected welcome to Sokoto when residents appeared with placards saying “Come Back Baba Jonathan”. This happened when he went to... read more »

Nigeria: Orji Uzor Kalu Defects to APC

Nigeria: Orji Uzor Kalu Defects to APC

Former Governor of Abia State Orji Uzor Kalu has defected to the APC. Kalu was received by John Odigie-Oyegun The APC National Chairman in the presence of other members of the party’s National working committee. The reception took place at the party’s national headquarters. Interestingly, Kalu has changed parties a number of times. He... read more »

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

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... 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 »

Bayelsa Elections: Supreme Court Upholds Dickson’...

Bayelsa Elections: Supreme Court Upholds Dickson's Election

Governor Seriake Dickson and his supporters were thrown into a frenzy of celebration as the Supreme Court today upheld his election. The seven man panel led... 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 »

Nigeria: Buhari Congratulates Trump, Extends Good Wishes

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 extending good wishes to Trump, Buhari said he looks forward to working with him. In a statement released by Femi Adesina, President Buhari said “President Buhari also congratulates... 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 »

Nigeria: Ondo, Rivers Elections, Litmus Test For 2019 &...

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... read more »

Editorial: The Foolishness of Wole Soyinka’s R...

The Foolishness of Wole Shoyinka's "I Will Cut My Green Card" Statement

Anyone who knows Professor Wole Soyinka or has followed his views and comments knows that he talks like someone who believes in Nigeria. He has made many... read more »

Opinion
Opinion: Governors and The Comic Approach To Governance

Opinion: Governors and The Comic Approach To Governance By Philip...

At a time when all hands should be on deck in returning Nigeria back to the path of growth from the current economic recession, nothing can be as disheartening as the failure of the 36 state... read more »

Why OPC Will Resist Any Further Attack On Tinubu

Opinion: Why OPC Will Resist Any Further Attack On Tinubu – Akinpelu Adeshina

With the revelation that came from Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari, it is now very obvious that a certain cabal comprising of Northern Fulani oligarchy had hijacked the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. This cabal had not only succeeded in hijacking the apparatus of government but are bent on seizing the structure of... read more »

Opinion: Nigeria Deserves A Better President – Fe...

Opinion: Nigeria Deserves A Better President - Femi Aribisala

The government of President Buhari has been an unmitigated disaster. You were one of the biggest critics of the All Progressives Congress in the run up to the... read more »

Opinion: Are Christians Second Class Citizens In Nigeri...

Opinion: Are Christians Second Class Citizens In Nigeria? - Femi Fani-Kayode

I am glad that Father Mbaka of the Catholic Church has finally seen the light and that he has denounced the Buhari regime. This coming from a man that once... read more »

An Open Letter To President Muhammadu Buhari By Alaba A...

An Open Letter To President Muhammadu Buhari By Alaba Abdulrazak

Dear Mr. President, First of all I would like to congratulate you on the recent academic achievements recorded by your children. It is the wish of every father... read more »

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World: Canadian Immigration Website Crashes As Trump Wins Presidency

World: Canadian Immigration Website Crashes As Trump Wins Preside...

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

Nigeria: Where Are The 200,000 Jobs Professor Osinbajo Promised

Nigeria: Where Are The 200,000 Jobs Professor Osinbajo Promised?

Today is the last day of the month of October, a month in which about 200,000 Nigerian youths expected to have benefited from the promise made by Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo. Earlier this month, professor Osinbajo had said “we expect that before the end of the month, we will engage 200,000, out of the 500,000 unemployed graduates... read more »

Nigeria: 200,000 Graduates to be Employed This Month &#...

Nigeria: 200,000 Graduates to be Employed This Month - Osinbajo

The Nigerian Vice President has declared that the Federal Government will this month, employ about 200,000 Nigerian graduates. According to him, this was part... read more »

Nigeria: FG’s School Feeding Programme to Commenc...

Nigeria: FG’s School Feeding Programme to Commence This Month – Osinbajo

The Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo has announced that the government will commence their promised school feeding programme this month. This information... read more »

Nigeria: President Buhari Finally Agrees to Sell Two Ou...

President Buhari Agrees to Sell Two Out of 10 Presidential Jets

The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has finally agreed to put up two of the about 10 Jets in the presidential fleet for sale. This move comes almost 15... read more »

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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 »

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

Nigeria: Shiite Leader, El-Zakzaky Receiving Full Medical Attenti...

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 Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky is still in... 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 State. This statement comes on the heels of the attempts by the Sultan of Sokoto to allay the fears of non-Muslims regarding the issue of there being an attempt to... read more »

Nigeria: Northern CAN Advice Christians to Defend Thems...

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... read more »

Nigeria: Zamfara Killings – The People killed Wer...

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

“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.”... read more »

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... read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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Rio Olympics: Kits For Team Nigeria Finally Arrives, Disgraceful

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 of the sports festival. In fact, many of... read more »

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 following his ill advised comments regarding the team. It would be recalled that the Minister had said the team’s plight in the U.S.A which culminated in... 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... 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... read more »

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... read more »

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

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

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 criticism and rejection of the plan. This... read more »

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

Nigeria: Christmas Day Bomber Is Still In Prison 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 made by the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) in response to the news that broke online, stating that the Dikko had been released. According to Mr Biyi Jeje, spokesman for the NPS,... read more »

Nigeria Ready to Help Germany Fight Terrorism – B...

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... read more »

Nigeria: Ramadan Threat Averted As Suicide Bombers̵...

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

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... read more »

Fulani Herdsmen: We Will Continue To Protect Yoruba Peo...

Fulani Herdsmen: We Will Continue To Protect Yoruba People - NCC

As Yoruba people, we have lost more than 1000 people to Boko Haram and we would defend and protect our people from now on from any attack from Fulani herdsmen... 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 Proph...

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 without... 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 scrupulously follow due process and the rule of law, as enshrined in [the Nigerian] constitution” in prosecuting corruption. Such loftiness is laudable. As the... read more »

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

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

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... read more »

World: Islamic State and The Promise of More Paris Styl...

World: Islamic State and The Promise of More Paris Styled Attacks on The West

The world has been showing so much solidarity for the recent attacks on the good people of Paris. The support has been strong and heart warming. However, what... read more »

USA: Donald Trump Reverting to Xenophobia – Biden

USA: Donald Trump Reverting to Xenophobia - Biden

Vice President Joe Biden has pointedly accused Donald Trump of reverting to Xenophobia.  This he said clearly in relation to all of Donald Trump’s... read more »

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THE PLATFORM: The Economic Value of Nigeria - by Oshiogwemue Kelly-Daniel

THE PLATFORM: The Economic Value of Nigeria – by Oshiogwemue Kelly-Daniel

The Platform is a yearly program organised by Covenant Christian Center at the covenant place, Iganmu. Speakers of this years edition with the topic “The Economic Value of Nigeria and... read more »

Nigeria: Governors Refused to Save for Rainy Day - Obasanjo

Nigeria: Governors Refused to Save for Rainy Day – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that the state governors in Nigeria refused to save for the rainy. The President said this at the 2016 World Pension Summit in Abuja. According... read more »

Nigeria: Edo Polls - APC and PDP's Game of Thrones

Nigeria: Edo Polls – APC and PDP’s Game of Thrones

As Edo voters go to the polls today to decide who will run the affairs of the state for the next four years, the intrigues, accusations, plots and counter plots by APC and PDP can be... read more »

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Niger Delta Militants: "We Will Deal With Them As We Dealt With Boko Haram" - Buhari

Niger Delta Militants: “We Will Deal With Them As We Dealt With Boko Haram” &#...

We are talking to some of their leaders. We will deal with them as we dealt with Boko Haram, if they refuse to talk to us.” This is an excerpt of what President Buhari said regarding... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari Hates Ndigbo - Ezeife

Nigeria: Buhari Hates Ndigbo – Ezeife

One time governor of Anambra state Dr Chukwuemeka Ezeife says Buhari hates ndi igbo. He made his views known in a mind baring interview with Vanguard Newspaper’s correspondent... read more »

Opinion: Buhari Does Not Have WAEC Result - Russell Bluejack

Opinion: Buhari Does Not Have WAEC Result – Russell Bluejac...

I have left thinking for knowing. If it takes 13 SANs for a President that once sought loan to purchase Presidential ticket to answer to the issue of WAEC certificate, then something is... read more »

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

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

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 »

Opinion: That CNN’s Video of Chibok Girls by Comrade Philip Agbese

Opinion: That CNN’s Video of Chibok Girls by Comrade Philip Agbes...

International broadcaster, CNN certainly wowed its global audience with the video it exclusively obtained of Nigeria’s abducted schoolgirls that were abducted my Boko Haram terrorists on... read more »

Opinion: Saluting PMB's Will To Conquer Terrorism by Abdulmalik Suleiman

Opinion: Saluting PMB’s Will To Conquer Terrorism by Abdulm...

One can never forget the second bombing incident in Nigeria when a terrorist attempted to bring down the Louis Edet building, the Nigeria Police Force Headquarters in the nation’s... read more »

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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 »

Abia State: Appeal Court Overturns Tribunal's Judgement, Declares Alex Otti Winner

Abia State: Appeal Court Overturns Tribunal’s Judgement, De...

APGA’s Alex Otti has been declared the rightful winner of the Abia state 2015 Gubernatorial elections. This judgement overturns the ruling of the election tribunal which had upheld... read more »

Politics: David Mark's Election Annulled by Appeal Court

Politics: David Mark’s Election Annulled by Appeal Court

The immediate past Senate President, Senator David Mark has received a shocker as his election which was before now upheld by the election tribunal has now been annulled by the appeal... read more »

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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 »

China vs Cameroon

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 »

Super Falcons Vs USA

Nigeria Falls 0:1 to USA, Crashes Out of Women’s World Cup

The list of Nigeria’s football woes increased with the Super Falcon’s loss to USA in the early hours of today June 17 2015. The Falcons needed a win in this match to be able to... read more »

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Chad Declares War on Boko Haram Following Twin Attacks

Chad has more or less declared war on the terror group Boko Haram. This followed on the heels of the twin attacks thought to be handiwork of the terror group. Twin suicide bombings in the... read more »

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Nigeria: We Will Shut Nigeria Down If National Assets Are Sold - Labour

Nigeria: We Will Shut The Nation Down If National Assets Are Sold – Organized Labour

The organized labour in Nigeria has come out in one voice to condemn and refuse the proposed sale of the county’s assets as planned by the federal government. The federal government... read more »

Nigeria: Militants To Blame For Current Recession - Osinbajo

Nigeria: Militants To Blame For Current Recession – Osinbaj...

The Nigerian Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo has blamed the Niger Delta Militants for the current economic recession Nigeria is facing. The Vice President who was speaking at the... read more »

Nigeria: President Buhari Spent About £50,000 On Ear Treatment, Not £6Million

Nigeria: President Buhari Spent About £50,000 On Ear Treatment, N...

Mallam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity has swiftly corrected the wrong notion that President Buhari spent a whooping £6million on his ear... 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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World: Is The World Now Safer 14 Years After 9/11?

World: Is The World Now Safer 14 Years After 9/11?

On the dawn of September 11 2001, the world woke up to a new day and got set to go about their normal daily routines. Little did the good people of United States know that they would be... read more »

Buhari’s 100 Days of Incompetence And Abject Failure – Femi Aribisala

Featured: Buhari’s 100 Days of Incompetence And Abject Fail...

It is time to admit it. Electing Buhari as president was a big national blunder. After the 2015 election, I predicted on Twitter that when critical decisions are to be taken, Yemi Osinbajo,... read more »

My 100 Day Covenant With Nigerians

Nigeria: My 100 Day Covenant With Nigerians – Buhari

During the heat of the last election campaigns, ardent supporter of President Buhari were impressed and endeared the more to their icon when a document was published titled My 100 Day... read more »

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

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

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 »

Sports: Siasia's Boys are African U-23 Champions. Win Algeria 2:1

Sports: Siasia’s Boys are African U-23 Champions. Win Alger...

The Nigerian U-23 this evening defeated their Algerian counterparts in the finals of the U-23 African Cup of Nations to become the African champions. Nigeria had earlier defeated Senegal by... read more »

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Nigeria: State House Clinic to Get More than All 17 Nigerian Teaching Hostpitals for Capital Projects

Nigeria: Budget 2016 – State House Clinic to Get More than All 17 Nigerian Teaching ...

The 2016 budget called the budget of change has continued to be the center of a lot of debate. One of the issues now causing Nigerian’s concern is the fact that the provision made for... read more »

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Nigeria: The Nation Must Be Restructured - Adeyeye

Nigeria: The Nation Must Be Restructured – Adeyeye

The Chief Whip for the Nigerian Senate Olusola Adeyeye has lent his weight behind the call for a restructuring of the Nation. This call came on the heels of the federal government’s... read more »

Nigeria: CJN to Investigate Judges Issuing Conflicting Judgments

Nigeria: CJN to Investigate Judges Issuing Conflicting Judgments

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed has stated clearly that Judges who in the recent past had delivered conflicting judgment from courts of concurrent jurisdiction were... read more »

Nigeria: Afenifere Disagrees With Tambuwal on Restructuring

Nigeria: Afenifere Disagrees With Tambuwal on Restructuring

Afenifere, the Yoruba Socio-Political group has released a statement completely disagreeing with the position of Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal on the restructuring of... read more »

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Nigeria: FG To Fund Social Intervention Programme - Adeosun

Nigeria: FG To Fund Social Intervention Programme – Adeosun

Mrs kemi Adeosun the Minister of Finance has stated that the FG is making serious plans to fund its social intervention programs as a way of providing Nigerians with what she called... read more »

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

Nigeria: Nigeria To Come Out of Recession This Year, The Worst Is...

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria Mr Godwin Emefiele is optimistic that Nigeria will come out of recession in the last quarter of the year. According to him, when the different... read more »

Nigeria: North Not Favoured In Government Appointments - Lai Muhammed

Nigeria: North Not Favoured In Government Appointments – La...

The Nigerian Minister of Information and Culture in an interview with Punch correspondents Adeola Balogun and Gbenro Adeoye has said that the appointments made by the Nigerian government... read more »

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Nigeria: Mob Kills Eight in Zamfara Over Blasphemy Attack

Nigeria: Mob Kills Eight in Zamfara Over Blasphemy Attack

About eight persons have been killed by a mob in Zamfara state following a claim of blasphemy. A young student had earlier been accused of blasphemy and set upon by the angry mob. The... read more »

Nigeria: Human Rights Writers Association Accuses FG of Adopting Islam As Official Religion

Nigeria: Human Rights Writers Association Accuses FG of Adopting ...

the Minister of Interior who recently appointed an entirely Muslim and Northern heads of agencies under the Interior Affairs ministry is conveying this sinister impression that Islam is now... read more »

Opinion: Why Nigeria Could Be Hading Down A Dangerous Slippery Slope - Dr. Victor Oladokun

Opinion: Why Nigeria Could Be Heading Down a Dangerous Slippery S...

For the umpteenth time, Nigerians have been treated to another orgy of violence and terror by Fulani ‘herdsmen’ whose dubious circle of influence now stretches hundreds of miles... read more »

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Nigerian U-23 qualifies for Semi finals

Sports: Nigeria Plays Goaless Draw With Algeria to Qualify for the Semis

The Nigerian U-23 team also known as dream team XI this evening played a goaless draw with Algeria to qualify for the semi finals of the on-going U-23 African cup of Nations. With this... read more »

Sports: Nigerian U-23 Play 2:2 With Egypt

Sports: Nigerian U-23 Play 2:2 With Egypt

The Nigerian dream team XI a few hours ago played a two all draw with Egypt in the on-going U-23 African Cup of Nations. The Nigerian team went ahead by two goals in the first half only to... read more »

Sports: Siasia's Boys Win Mali 3:2 - U-23 African Cup of Nations

Sports: Siasia’s Boys Win Mali 3:2 – U-23 African Cup...

The Nigerian Dream Team XI under Coach Samson Siasia started their bid to be one of the three African representatives to next year’s Olympic games on a positive note. The dream team... 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: Fulani Herdsmen - Wole Soyinka Berates Government For Inaction

Nigeria: Fulani Herdsmen – Wole Soyinka Berates Government For Inaction

Professor Wole Soyinka has lent his voice to the current cries for a firm and decisive action from the Buhari led government against the rampage of the Fulani herdsmen who have been killing... read more »

Nigeria: Nigerian Soldiers Accused of Destroying Massacre Evidence - BBC

Nigeria: Nigerian Soldiers Accused of Destroying Massacre Evidenc...

Rights group Amnesty International has accused the Nigerian military of covering up the killing of hundreds of members of a Shia group last year. It’s alleged by human rights groups... read more »

Opinion: Grazing Commission Bill - When Men Die That Cattle May Live! by Reno Omokri

Opinion: Grazing Commission Bill – When Men Die That Cattle...

Honestly, I do not understand the idea behind this Bill. The legislators sponsoring the Bill are asking Nigeria to change her land tenure system to fit nomads who may or may not be Nigerian... read more »

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A Prisoner Of Conscience – Kim Davis And The US Gay Rights

A Prisoner Of Conscience – Kim Davis And The US Gay Rights – By Dr Victor Olad...

When I arrived in the United States in the 1980s as a young graduate student, I would never have dreamed that the situation Kim Davis, the Kentucky County Clerk, finds herself in would be a... read more »

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