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  • Nigeria: Is there anyone in charge?

    by - Sep 19, 2014
    Someone once described Nigeria as “a work in progress”. A work in progress that has lasted more than 53 years since independence is a waste of everybody’s time. That description fittingly captures the confusion, chaos, and...
  • Shell offers £30 million compensation to Niger Delta community

    by - Jun 23, 2014
    Royal Dutch Shell has offered to pay £30 million as compensation for two oil spills in Nigeria in 2008. About 15,000 residents of Bodo, in Nigeria’s Niger Delta had sued the oil giant for £300 million...
  • British man returns looted Benin arts

    by - Jun 23, 2014
    A retired British medical consultant, has returned two statues looted in the nineteenth century to the Benin Kingdom. The bronze statues, which had been passed down the generation to Dr Mark Walker were among the thousands...
  • Explosion Rocks Kano School of Hygiene, Over Seven Feared Dead

    by - Jun 23, 2014
    Over seven persons lost their lives and 20 are reportedly wounded during an explosion that took place at the Kano School of Hygiene along Sabuwar Kofa in Kano State. The ‎spokesperson for the Kano Police, Magaji Majiya, who confirmed...
  • I LIKE THE YORUBAS

    by - Jun 23, 2014
    I LIKE THE YORUBAS I like the Yoruba Say what you like, I like the Yoruba   They share mutual love and understanding That is why they sleep with their doors open They respect anybody they...
  • NIGERIA DISAGREES WITH UK ON THE COMPETENCE OF THE NIGERIAN ARMY

    by - May 18, 2014
    In a veiled criticism of the Nigerian military, the UK foreign secretary, William Hague said on Saturday, that the Nigerian security forces have not been well structured to counter the growing terrorist activities in the country....
  • BOKO HARAM ATTACK CHINESE IN CAMEROON

    by - May 17, 2014
    Suspected members of Boko Haram have attacked a camp of Chinese workers in Northern Cameroon. The attack took place in the town of Waza, which is 20 km from the Nigerian border. One person is reported...
  • HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EXTENDS STATE OF EMERGENCY

    by - May 15, 2014
    The Nigerian House of Representatives has voted in favour of an extension of the state of emergency in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states by 6 months. This follows unabated insurgency by Boko Haram in these states,...
  • Keshi not worried by criticism

    by - Mar 25, 2014
    SUPER Eagles’ coach, Stephen Keshi, says he is not letting criticism of his playing methods, selections and decisions affect him.    He has not lost to African opposition in a competitive game in three years, yet...
  • One Week, One Tragedy

    by - Mar 24, 2014
    It’s almost a week since the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) job recruitment tragedy that claimed the lives of many young Nigerians. At the last count, the number of deaths stood at 20 with scores injured. The...