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Your Medical Rights - Enforcing Your Legal Rights

Your Medical Rights – Enforcing Your Legal Rights

Ifeoma Odimba

Ifeoma Odimba

Ifeoma Odimba is a legal practitioner based in Lagos, Nigeria. She is a human rights advocate who is committed to making sure Nigerians know their legal rights.
Ifeoma Odimba
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... 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? Emmanuel Odimba esq

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 important legal issues on the matter under... read more »

Biafra: To Be Or Not To Be (6) – “What is wrong with th...

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

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... read more »

Nigeria: Human Rights Abuses: Global Amnesty Watch Want...

Human Rights Abuses: Global Amnesty Watch Wants Speedy Implementation of SBOI Reports

The Global Amnesty Watch, an international humanitarian organization has endorsed the report of the Special Board of Inquiry (SBOI), which investigated the... read more »

Opinion: Army University – Novel Initiative, Stri...

Opinion: Army University - Novel Initiative, Striking location

Fifty-seven years after independence and three months to go, Nigeria would celebrate its first Nigerian Army University (NAU). Located in Biu local government... read more »

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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 »

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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

Comrade Philip Agbese

Comrade Philip Agbese

Agbese is an international public affairs commentator, writes from theBoroughs, Hendon, (NW4 4BT), London, United Kingdom.
Comrade 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 »

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

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

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 resourceful, engaging and outgoing ethnic groups... read more »

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

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 Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) makes nonsense of the assurances to the contrary given by the Northern Governors’ Forum. Making this position known to the press, spokesman of NEF Ango... read more »

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... read more »

Nigeria: Arewa Youths Re-Affirm Their Position On Igbo ...

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... 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 »

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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 »

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

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 to the spokesperson for the Ahmed Makarfi PDP faction, Dayo Adeyeye, apparently... read more »

Buhari: A Legacy of Sorrow, Carnage, Tragedy and Afflic...

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... 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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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

Opinion: Terrorism – The World’s Constant Reality by Phili...

Comrade Philip Agbese

Comrade Philip Agbese

Agbese is an international public affairs commentator, writes from theBoroughs, Hendon, (NW4 4BT), London, United Kingdom.
Comrade 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... read more »

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 reported demise. The latest today is that he spoke this morning to Junior Binyam CAF’s official spokesman. We had published earlier that he was... read more »

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

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... 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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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

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

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 prosecution teams, the FG will continue on... read more »

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 Ike Ekweremadu, located at No. 10 Ganges Street, Maitama, Abuja. The police, however, stated at the end of the search that nothing incriminating was... read more »

Nigeria: State House Press Release – President Bu...

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... 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 »

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Nigeria: Ibadan, Akwa Ibom Join #IStandWithNigeria Protest

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 made by Tuface on the cancellation of... read more »

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

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 minute speech. This demand comes after the Presidency had assured Nigerians that there was no cause to worry about President Buhari’s condition. Shehu Garba went as far as saying that he... 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 »

Nigeria: Gov Fayose To Join Tuface, Others In Nationwid...

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... read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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 To Yoruba People

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 against the other. The Group in a press statement issued and signed by Adeshina Akinpelu cautioned AYCF against making statement that will bring about... read more »

Nigeria: Pregnant Woman, Others Killed As Soldiers Raid...

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... 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 »

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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

Ajiroghene Ayokunle

Ajiroghene Ayokunle

Ajiroghene Ayokunle loves to read and write about this and that. She expresses firm optimism in the betterment of her country, Nigeria.
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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 »

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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 »

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 »

Nigeria: Police To Arrest Tuface If Enough Is Enough Pr...

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

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... 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 »

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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 »

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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

Alaba Abdulrazak

Alaba Abdulrazak

Alaba Abdulrazak is a journalist and writer with years of experience in the field of journalism. Several of his articles have been published on various platforms across the world.
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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 »

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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 »

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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

Ajiroghene Ayokunle

Ajiroghene Ayokunle

Ajiroghene Ayokunle loves to read and write about this and that. She expresses firm optimism in the betterment of her country, Nigeria.
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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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"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

Ifeoma Odimba

Ifeoma Odimba

Ifeoma Odimba is a legal practitioner based in Lagos, Nigeria. She is a human rights advocate who is committed to making sure Nigerians know their legal rights.
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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

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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 »

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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

Ifeoma Odimba

Ifeoma Odimba

Ifeoma Odimba is a legal practitioner based in Lagos, Nigeria. She is a human rights advocate who is committed to making sure Nigerians know their legal rights.
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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 »

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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's Promise Turns to Peril As Investors Head For The Exits - Bloomberg

Nigeria’s Promise Turns to Peril As Investors Head For The ...

The promise of Africa’s biggest economy has turned to peril. Companies drawn to Nigeria by the prospect of a population bigger than Germany and Turkey’s combined are retreating; those staying... read more »

Experiencing Low Sales? Here Are 5 Reasons Why Customers Are Not Buying From You

Experiencing Low Sales? Here Are 5 Reasons Why Customers Are Not Buying From You

Every business exists to sell something and without sales, all businesses would certainly die. Whether you’re selling goods, products or services, the whole idea of succeeding in business is to find customers who will gladly give you their money in exchange for that thing you’re selling. Every year, hundreds of businesses close down around... read more »

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Arewa Youths Order Igbos Out of All Nothern States, Give A Two We...

“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 likewise.” This was the call that was made by a... read more »

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May 30th Biafra Day Sit-At-Home Police Threat – An Open Letter to The I.G Of Police By Charles Ogbu

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 my friend but my employee. From your conduct since assumption of duty as Nigeria’s no1 police officer, you have left no one in doubt that you are... read more »

What Are Your Rights As A Nigerian Citizen?

What Are Your Rights As A Nigerian Citizen?

Ifeoma Odimba

Ifeoma Odimba

Ifeoma Odimba is a legal practitioner based in Lagos, Nigeria. She is a human rights advocate who is committed to making sure Nigerians know their legal rights.
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“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... 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 »

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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: 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 »

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 »

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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...

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

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

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 yesterday July 6 2017, the deadline was... read more »

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 Sharing of the Ecological Fund

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 Volume 2 as follows: “Nasir’s penchant for reputation savaging is almost pathological. Why does he do it? He is brilliant and smart. I grant him... read more »

Opinion: Buhari And The Marabouts – Tuesday with ...

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... 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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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

Nigeria: 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 political gains, saying such action is immoral and despicable. The group in a statement issued in Kaduna and signed by its President, Hon Idakwo Jibrin and Secretary General, Alhaji Adamu... 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 »

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu to Produce a Recognized Jewish Lead...

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... 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 »

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Press Statement: Shadow Cabinet Urge Senate to Investigate President Buhari

Press Statement: Shadow Cabinet Urge Senate to Investigate Presid...

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 two weeks that Mr. President will be... read more »

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

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

“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 not hiding its intention because it believes that our strongholds have been spiritually damaged. What is going on has a spiritual precursor. They... read more »

Opinion: President Buhari And Gov. El-Rufai’s Unrewardi...

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... 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 »

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Nigeria: Fayose Clandestinely Destroying the PDP, Adewale Insists

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 commitment and loyalty to the party not minding... read more »

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

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

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 government’s response to these malicious and inhumane acts is currently unacceptable and not drastic enough to arrest the violence being... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari’s Conversation With Donald Trump ...

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... 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 »

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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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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 »

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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 »

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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: 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 »

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Opinion: Standing Up for Your People

Opinion: Standing Up for Your People

Patrick Ngabonziza

Mr Patrick Ngabonziza is the Founder and Group-CEO of MobiCash Group, a Technology Evangelist & Pundit and a financial inclusion advocate

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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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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 »

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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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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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Nigeria: Lai Mohammed Is Synonymous With Lying - Reno Omokri

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

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 ‘did nothing’ to rescue the Chibok... read more »

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

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 arresting those calling on the  people of Southern kaduna to defend themselves through any legal means since the State government has refused to do... read more »

Nigeria: Okorocha Sets Aside 1,125 Hectares of Land For...

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... 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 »

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Nigeria: FG Drops Forgery Charges Against Saraki, Ekweremadu

Nigeria: FG Drops Forgery Charges Against Saraki, Ekweremadu

In an interesting move, the Federal Government has dropped the forgery charges it earlier instituted against the senate president Dr Bukola Saraki and his deputy Ike Ekweremadu. In an amended suit,... read more »

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Experience The Advantages Of Online Shopping With Jiji.ng

Some people still prefer ordinary shopping over its web version. But is it a right choice? Of course, it is up to you to decide, but wouldn’t it be better to hear some arguments at first?   To start with, you should choose a proper shopping spot, which will demonstrate all existing advantages. We know about one – it is Jiji.ng. It is the... 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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Did Aisha Buhari Really Visit the United States?

Nigeria: Did Aisha Buhari Really Visit the United States?

Did Aisha Buhari really visit the United States? News now emerging appear to be saying something quite different. Nigerians need to know the truth. The heading of this article is one that is sure to... read more »

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 the latest issue of an ISIS magazine. In the interview with the new leader Abu Musab al-Barnawi no mention was made of the last leader or his whereabout. This... 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 »

USA: Hillary Clinton In The Foretold Prophecy Of A Nige...

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

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Alaba Abdulrazak

Alaba Abdulrazak is a journalist and writer with years of experience in the field of journalism. Several of his articles have been published on various platforms across the world.
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Prophet Perez Iyiola Oluyemi is a Nigerian Man of God whose many predictions and prophecies in the lives of individuals, corporate, local and international... read more »

Editorial: Nigeria – Lessons to Learn From Brexit

Editorial: Nigeria - Lessons to Learn From Brexit

What the Buhari led government should do now is begin the process that will lead up to a referendum. This move alone will squelch most of the tension in these... read more »