ThinkAfrica Touches Down in Lagos, Nigeria!

ThinkAfrica is a non-profit organization that seeks to connect the Diaspora and Africa, provide a platform for those individuals collaborate, and in turn, create ideas that empower and promote Africa.   The organization is comprised of six founding members based in the Washington DC metro area: Fadekemi Adetosoye, Kinya Alexander, Collins Nzekwe, Kofo Olamide, Emmanuel Ogunsalu, and Hakeem Temidayo.   Overview:   ThinkAfrica presents its first annual Young African Professionals in the Diaspora (YAPD) trip that will take place from December 16th—December 28th in Lagos, Nigeria. The trip offers individuals representing the diaspora the opportunity to experience the corporate and social life in Nigeria. Individuals will network with top entrepreneurs and corporations in Nigeria.   ThinkAfrica (TA) participants will be visiting a number of corporations in...

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Allegations Of Corruption In The Justice Delivery Sector:...

Introduction  For the past three decades, I have been involved in the struggle against human rights violations, corrupt practices and abuse of powers by certain principalities in Enugu State. In the 1980s I was here to defend the...

Five things you didn’t know WhatsApp could do

Earlier this year, WhatsApp announced that it had a user base of more than one billion; that is, one in seven people on earth. People all over the world have been using...

Godwin Okpene: Unmasking the Real Owners of Nigeria’s...

One of the ways in which corruption continues to ravage the economies of resource-rich countries is through hidden ownership of companies operating in their extractive industries. Hidden ownership allows...

Afenifere To Senate: Leave BOI alone

The attention of Afenifere has been drawn "A Bill for an Act to establish the National Development Bank, 2015’, and sponsored by Senator Ibrahim Gobir which seeks to repeal...

‘We Didn’t Appoint Consultants To Collect Money From You’ – LASG to Table Water Producers

Following the controversies generated over the collection of water related revenues in the State, the Lagos State Government (LASG) has clarified its position saying that at no time did...

Buhari’s school feeding programme takes off in Anambra

In another rollout of one of the Social Investment Programmes of the Buhari administration, the National Homegrown School Feeding scheme has entered implementation stage with the feeding of primary...

Nigeria Air Force personnel ?kill man ‘over prostitute’

A 60-year-old man was on Tuesday killed at a brothel in Maiduguri, Borno State, after a quarrel with some personnel of the Nigeria Air Force. The fight occurred at a...

Christmas: Lagos to sell bag of rice for N13,000 from December 15

The Lagos State Government on Thursday said it was ready to roll out Lake Rice on December 15 to Lagosians at N13,000 per 50 kg towards the Yuletide celebrations. The...

Senate reschedules Magu’s confirmation to December 15

The Senate on Thursday rescheduled the screening and confirmation of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, to December15. The Deputy Leader of the...

Unpaid Nigeria’s Super Falcons withhold Nations Cup trophy in protest.

The Nigeria national women’s football team, the Super Falcons, are still holding on to the Africa Women’s Nations Cup won last weekend in Cameroon in protest against the government’s...

NCC releases short code to opt out of unsolicited messages from Telcos.

The Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC, on Thursday advised consumers to take advantage of the 2442 short code to choose the type of messages they want to receive from telecoms...

How Nigeria’s economic challenges affect West Africa – ECOWAS

The depreciation of the naira and other economic challenges affecting member states have slowed down ECOWAS economic integration and the adoption of a single currency, the News Agency of...

Kano generates N18 billion internal revenue in 2016.

The Kano State Government has realised N18 billion as internally generated revenue from January to date, an official said. The Chairman of Kano State Board of Internal Revenue, Sani Dembo,...

Why I will not honour Reps’ invitation for now — Jibrin

Abdulmumin Jibrin said on Thursday that he will not honour the invitation to appear before the House of Representatives’ Ethics Committee until he receives a formal invitation to that...

Lai: Newspaper editorials can no longer bring down a government.

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says gone are the days when newspapers were so powerful that their editorials could bring down a government. Speaking at a meeting with...

Oyegun to Rivers electorate: If they slap you, slap them back.

John Oyegun, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Thursday encouraged members of his party to retaliate whatever action they get from loyalists of the Peoples Democratic Party...

Dalung: Nobody even knew Falcons would win AWCON

Solomon Dalung, minister of sports, says the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) would have applied to the sports ministry for funds early enough if anyone knew the Super Falcons would...

D’banj: Nigeria does not have piracy. I’ve never been pirated.

Dapo ‘D’banj’ Oyebanjo, Afro singer, says Nigeria is the only country in the world where piracy does not exist. The Kokomaster on Thursday said his creative efforts have never been...

Rivers Rerun: “Don’t kill anybody but don’t be killed”- Rotimi Amaechi to APC Members

Ahead of Saturday December 10th legislative rerun election, Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, today called on members of the party to be vigilante during the election and that they...

Serving Kano Commissioner, Permanent Secretary arraigned for alleged fraud

The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission, on Tuesday, arraigned the state Commissioner for Land, Faruk Bibi Faruk, in court for alleged criminal breach of trust and illegal...

Reps move to impose time limit on appointment of Ministers

The House of Representatives on Thursday passed for second reading a bill proposing that nomination for appointment of ministers should not be later than 30 days from when the...

Boat accident in Lagos; father, mother, son missing.

The Police in Lagos on Thursday declared missing a father, mother and son after two boats collided in Badagry area of the state.   A statement by the police spokesperson in...

Judge Denies Brad Pitt’s request to keep Divorce Details Secret

Brad Pitt filed a request for an emergency hearing in order to seal the documents involved in his divorce and custody battle with Angelina Jolie. The actor’s attorney, Lance Spiegel,...

Modern family actress Sofia Vergara and her ex-Fiance Battle Over her Embryos

The ongoing legal drama between Sofia Vergara's and her ex-fiancé Nick Loeb over their frozen embryos just took another turn. According to E! News, 'a right-to-live' lawsuit against Sofia...

Khloe Kardashian Makes Fashion History

The first day Khloé Kardashian launched her denim line 'Good American', the jeans company made $1 million. Good American, broke the world record for sales in fashion history, raking...

Zahra Buhari’s Wedding Gets New Date

A new date has reportedly been fixed for the wedding of President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter, Zahra. The new date for the wedding, which was postponed last week, is December 16,...

Desiigner Is Being Sued For $500k Over Allegedly Crashing A Rented Ferrari

Desiigner’ pockets are about to be a little lighter, because he’s being sued for damaging a rented Ferrari back in June. Two of his friends, who have also been...

Brad Pitt Takes Angelina Jolie Back to Court

Brad Pitt is going to court to keep his custody war with Angelina Jolie private, and sources connected with Brad say his motivation is to thwart her from further...

‘‘Soldier’ Was Actually My Song, But It Became Falz’s’ – Simi

Nigerian singer Simi is on the cover of the latest issue of Accelerate TV’s The Covermagazine. In the accompanying interview, the ‘Jamb Question’ singer answers questions on a variety of issues,...

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Allegations Of Corruption In The Justice Delivery Sector: Implications For Rule Of Law & Democracy By Femi Falana

Introduction  For the past three decades, I have been involved in the struggle against human rights violations, corrupt practices and abuse of powers by certain principalities in Enugu State. In the 1980s I...

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Godwin Okpene: Unmasking the Real Owners of Nigeria’s Extractive Assets

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Oguntade Lola: The Role of Nigerian Youths in National Development

The Nigerian youth is over 60% of the Nigerian population.  Our population is adequate to enable us achieve whatever we aspire to. Most people come out to...

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John Mbachir: Robbed on Duty, The Benue State House Reality

The feeling of being robbed is an intense and painful experience. If you've been robbed before, you know that feeling of violation, that feeling of being stripped down in...

Seun Oyeniran: Brexit, Trump, China, Globalization and A Case for Nigeria

Hillary didn't win the USA presidential election and Trump is now the president-elect. While many are understandably upset, as individuals we have to move forward. But there...

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Six Drug Traffickers die in Gunfight With Thai Army

Six drug traffickers from the notorious Wa tribe died in a late night shoot-out with a Thai army patrol near the rugged Golden Triangle border region, officers said Thursday. The...

Pakistan Plane Carrying 48 Crashes Killing All On Board

A Pakistani plane carrying 48 people crashed Wednesday in the country’s mountainous north and burst into flames killing everyone on board, authorities said, in one of the deadliest aviation...

Michelle Obama Finally Reveals How She Reacted The Night Trump Was Elected

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Weakened Merkel Embarks On Tough Election Campaign

Angela Merkel’s conservatives gave her an over 11-minute standing ovation after handing her another term as party chief, but also issued a warning in re-electing her with the worst...

KKK Holds Parade To Celebrate Trump’s Win

The Ku Klux Klan held a pathetic parade to celebrate the election of Donald Trump in North Carolina on Saturday. The hate group's "parade" was...

THE DIARY OF A PERVERTED CELIBATE (CHAPTER X)

It gets crowded at the Gate of Hell.

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My tears are flowing like the Brazilian Iguazu falls now but only within me. I felt the path...

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They disappeared just as quickly as they had appeared. I felt like I was sweating but I wasn’t. I couldn’t. I was so afraid. Very afraid . I’d rather...

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Now my soul is alone and lonely. My spirit trudges along this darkness of death. A while back my body desired...

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I decided to open my eyes one last time, to see the object of my desire and death one...