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Dear Nigerians, Where Are Our Men? – Aderonke Ogunleye-Bello

Dear Nigerians, Where Are Our Men? – Aderonke Ogunleye-Bello

As the only daughter of my parents, house chores were shared between my brothers and I, mine was the kitchen and sweeping related while the guys carried out the harder tasks, my brothers trim grasses on the mini football pitch in our house then, sadly, the pitch is long gone now after we all left the house, a mini flat ... Read More »

Aiki Nigeria presents ‘Successfully navigating the job market using Technology”. Register Now!

Aiki Nigeria presents ‘Successfully navigating the job market using Technology”. Register Now!

Aiki Nigeria presents its Employability Symposium, Abuja targeted at young individuals who need the prerequisite skills to place them in jobs and also keep them in the job. The one-day session tagged, “Successfully navigating the job market using Technology”,  is geared to train youths with basic digital and communication skills, and also provide them with online learning opportunities, in order ... Read More »

How to Rig An Election: A Case Study of Akwa Ibom – Adetutu Williams

How to Rig An Election: A Case Study of Akwa Ibom – Adetutu Williams

From the Gubernatorial elections that took place on April 11, 2015 it was obvious there was a systemic ploy to ensure incredible results were achieved. With a massive win of 996,071 votes out of 1,122, 836 votes cast (representing a 90% win) one can only admire such phenomenal results. When such great strides are achieved, it is important to study ... Read More »

Osun Speaker Lauds Social Media

Osun Speaker Lauds Social Media

The Speaker, State of Osun House of Assembly, Rt Hon Najeem Folasayo Salaam, has said that Social Media plays a major role in Nigeria politics today. Speaking at his residence in Osogbo, Hon. Salaam described social media as the “mouthpiece of the electorates.” “It is no news that social media was very instrumental to the emerging change in Nigeria politics,” ... Read More »

Breaking: President of Burundi Overthrown by Army

Breaking: President of Burundi Overthrown by Army

Burundi’s President Nkurunziza who was gunning for a third term despite bloody protests has been overthrown. This has already been confirmed by AFP. Details later. Read More »

Speakership: Meet the Major Contenders – Rinsola Abiola

Speakership: Meet the Major Contenders – Rinsola Abiola

The 8th National Assembly is set to be inaugurated shortly and in less than a month, a new Speaker will emerge. The tenure of the current Speaker, Rt. Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, will end on 29th May as he will take over the mantle of leadership of Sokoto State from the current governor, Aliyu Wamakko. What Nigerians, therefore, need is a ... Read More »

Bukola Saraki and The Senate Presidency – Bukola Ogunyemi

Bukola Saraki and The Senate Presidency – Bukola Ogunyemi

Since the dust settled on the March 28 political tsunami that ended PDP’s 16 year occupation of Aso Rock, Nigeria has been faced with the realities of an equally important change in the leadership of the National Assembly. For the first time in 8 years, a new Senate President is set to emerge after May 29. Going by Nigeria’s unwritten ... Read More »

Toyin Poju-Oyemade, Nosa Oyegun, others join leadership at Red Media Africa… Isime Esene appointed into Management Board

Toyin Poju-Oyemade, Nosa Oyegun, others join leadership at Red Media Africa… Isime Esene appointed into Management Board

As part of the Red Media Africa (RED) restructure and expansion, the omni-media group has announced the appointments of Toyin Poju-Oyemade and Nosa Oyegun into its leadership team, while Isime Esene has now joined the Management Board. They lead a series of new hires and acquisition across the line just before the group celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Toyin ... Read More »

Co-creation Hub adds Grit Systems, Mamalette and Autobox to its Incubation program

Co-creation Hub adds Grit Systems, Mamalette and Autobox to its Incubation program

Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), Nigeria’s first social innovation centre based in Lagos, announced Monday that three (3) new ventures were admitted to its Incubation program. They will each receive seed funding ($15,000 – $25,000), mentoring, business development support and office space critical to their quest to find repeatable business models that can rapidly grow their business. They include CcHUB’s first Internet ... Read More »

Akwa Ibom Leaders Meet GMB, Unite Against Controversial Akwa Ibom Guber Election | See Pictures

Akwa Ibom Leaders Meet GMB, Unite Against Controversial Akwa Ibom Guber Election | See Pictures

Akwa Ibom Leaders and stakeholders’ paid a courtesy visit to President-elect General Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja regarding the fraudulent electioneering during the just concluded general elections in the state. Read More »

There was no assassination attempt on me – Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah speaks Exclusively to Japheth Omojuwa

There was no assassination attempt on me – Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah speaks Exclusively to Japheth Omojuwa

Contrary to certain reports that he was the target of an assassination attempt, Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah while speaking directly to one of our correspondents in Abuja, Japheth J. Omojuwa debunked the reports emphatically. “There was nothing! There was no assassination attempt on me whatsoever. Please help me let people know there was nothing. I don’t know why they are making ... Read More »

We Will Not Touch Local Govt. Funds, Kaduna Governor-Elect El-Rufai Tells Stakeholders

We Will Not Touch Local Govt. Funds, Kaduna Governor-Elect El-Rufai Tells Stakeholders

Kaduna state governor-elect, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai yesterday said the in-coming administration will not touch funds belonging to the 23 local government areas of the state. He said the local government areas will be allowed to run the affairs of their councils without any form of interference. His spokesperson, Samuel Aruwan disclosed in a statement made available to newsmen in ... Read More »

The Good, The Bad and The Fayoses: Faces That Defined #NigeriaDecides 2015 – Japheth J. Omojuwa

The Good, The Bad and The Fayoses: Faces That Defined #NigeriaDecides 2015 – Japheth J. Omojuwa

The 2015 elections have come and come, but these men and women made it what it was. This is without taking credit away from the Nigerians that eventually delivered the change! Read more here: The Personalities That Defined Nigeria Decides 2015 Read More »

Nigerian Embassies and Nigerian Visas: Two Evils Buhari Must Battle – Japheth J. Omojuwa

Nigerian Embassies and Nigerian Visas: Two Evils Buhari Must Battle – Japheth J. Omojuwa

If you are a Nigerian in the diaspora, you must know all about the Nigerian embassies and high commissions. I can also bet some foreigners can relate with this piece I wrote for Naij. Read it here Nigerian Embassies and Visas Wahala – Omojuwa Read More »

The Hiring and Firing Continue: Jonathan Appoints New ES for Petroleum Equalisation Fund and NCDMB

The Hiring and Firing Continue: Jonathan Appoints New ES for Petroleum Equalisation Fund and NCDMB

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has approved the appointment of Mrs. Asabe Asmau Ahmed as Executive Secretary of the Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF). Mrs. Ahmed, who is currently the Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, takes over from Mrs. Sharon Adefunke Kasali who has been Executive Secretary of  PEF since 2007. The new PEF Executive Secretary hails from Niger ... Read More »