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Read the Account of People who Lived in “Boko Haram State”

Read the Account of People who Lived in “Boko Haram State”

Boko Haram says it is building an Islamic state that will revive the glory days of northern Nigeria’s medieval Muslim empires, but for those in its territory life is a litany of killings, kidnappings, hunger and economic collapse. The Islamist group’s five-year-old campaign has become one of the deadliest in the world, with around 10,000 people killed last year, according ... Read More »

Fooling Around With Petrol Prices

Fooling Around With Petrol Prices

That was President Goodluck Jonathan on January 16th, 2012 backing down from the earlier announced N141/litre that would have all but eliminated the subsidy paid on petrol by the government. Until yesterday, that price of N97 has remained the same. But what is petrol without crude oil? Strictly speaking, what the Nigerian government does with petrol prices in Nigeria is ... Read More »

Smears & Fears: Nigeria’s Presidential Campaigns Gets Personal

Smears & Fears: Nigeria’s Presidential Campaigns Gets Personal

When Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary-general, was in Abuja last week, he urged all presidential candidates and parties to rise above the personal and debate the issues that matter. But the message appears to have gone unheeded, with fresh attacks from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against Muhammadu Buhari, from the main opposition All Progressives Congress (APC). Buhari, ... Read More »

Letter To Nigeria 2015 By Grema Sulaiman Al arabi

Letter To Nigeria 2015 By Grema Sulaiman Al arabi

Good day! I am not blaming the universal political history I am blaming the Nigerian political misery, reality has endorsed so much calamities on the masses living hopeless life full of burden and pain, seeing this occupying the society and re-generating in higher numeral number day-in day-out. This is so unfortunate and all this damages is been brought by the ... Read More »

Democracy Was Not Meant For The Poor By Abdulbaqi Jari

Democracy Was Not Meant For The Poor By Abdulbaqi Jari

Democracy is often defined as ‘the government of the people, to the people, and by the people’ among the major characteristics of democracy include; timely election, right to vote and be voted, campaigns, and parliament.  looking critically at democracy in Nigeria, the developing world, and indeed the whole world, one will tend to understand that ‘ democracy was not meant ... Read More »

5 things We Learnt From Manchester City vs Arsenal By Ifreke Inyang

5 things We Learnt From Manchester City vs Arsenal By Ifreke Inyang

Wenger finally delivers a master class Today is the day most Arsenal fans have been waiting for. When the Frenchman will tactically set up his men against a big team, to grab a result. Last season, the Gunners left themselves exposed and were hammered 6-3. Today, Wenger opted to control City and their waves of attack, while hitting them on ... Read More »

Miley Cyrus Calls Patrick Schwarzenegger “Best Boyfriend Ever”

Miley Cyrus Calls Patrick Schwarzenegger “Best Boyfriend Ever”

Miley Cyrus has shown a romantic side of her personality after a busy week brought about by issues surrounding her latest Instagram uploads. According to recent reports, the star has paid tribute to her boyfriend Patrick Schwarzenegger by declaring him to be “the best boyfriend” ever. According to Daily Mail, the said photo can be found beside the image of ... Read More »

#BagaMassacre: Hafsat Abiola-Costello, Tara Fela-Durotoye, Others Write Open Letter To Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan

#BagaMassacre: Hafsat Abiola-Costello, Tara Fela-Durotoye, Others Write Open Letter To Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan

Dear President, As young global leaders we would like to express our deep concern about the recent situations in Nigeria. The massacre in Baga has been Boko Haram’s deadliest so far and what has it met with? Your silence. Most disturbing still is the fact that you would send a message to France condemning the killings there, yet seem unable ... Read More »

Governor Dickson of Bayelsa is Angry; Orders President Jonathan’s Campaign Group Out of Bayelsa

Governor Dickson of Bayelsa is Angry; Orders President Jonathan’s Campaign Group Out of Bayelsa

Governor Seriake Dickson on Friday ordered the Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria, TAN, to leave the state and cease campaigning for President Goodluck Jonathan’s re-election, in what appears a battle between Mr. Dickson and loyalists of the president’s wife who are in charge of the organization in Bayelsa State. The decision appears a fallout of deteriorating relations between the governor and ... Read More »

Celebrity Photo of the Day

Celebrity Photo of the Day

Her hair cut is her edge and her strong voice is very distracting. Chidinma shared this lovely photo of herself on her instagram and her indigenous projection stole our celebrity space today. Read More »

Famous Women Who Proposed First…

Famous Women Who Proposed First…

Judge Judy   Asking the question is a man’s job? Let Judy Sheindlin be the judge of that! Television’s favorite courtroom personality popped the question to her second husband, Jerry Sheindlin, in 1978. In an interview with DuJour, Judy says, “[H]e tried to weasel out of it… I told him to pick a date. He picked Flag Day.”   Queen ... Read More »

Tribute to our Nation’s Heroes – Fahad Garba Aliyu

Tribute to our Nation’s Heroes – Fahad Garba Aliyu

Nigeria is famously renowned (unfortunately so) as a country where we celebrate and shower accolades, honorary doctorate degrees, and national honors on the totally undeserving. A nation where we immortalize the same group of people that put us in the mess we are in today. We revere and worship those highly placed in society and subconsciously consider them to be ... Read More »

Find Out What These Couples Did on Their Wedding Nights, Unlike What Singles Assume

Find Out What These Couples Did on Their Wedding Nights, Unlike What Singles Assume

Expectations for the wedding night are high. The goal is to have the best sex of your life in the swankiest hotel room you’ve ever stayed in — all while managing to keep your eyes open after an exceedingly exhausting day. But that’s not always how things pan out. Below are 21 first-person accounts of how newlyweds actually spent their ... Read More »

Why We Stopped Buying Nigeria’s Oil -White House Economic Director

Why We Stopped Buying Nigeria’s Oil -White House Economic Director

Zients, US Labor Secretary, Thomas Perez, and White House Policy Council Director, Cecelia Munoz, were addressing a few US journalists on Thursday afternoon on the state of the American economy when The Guardian raised the question wondering why the US brought oil imports from Nigeria to a complete zero, while still importing oil from Saudi Arabia and other major oil ... Read More »

Our Falles Heroes – Firdaus Garba @Fab_Garba #AFRD2015

Our Falles Heroes – Firdaus Garba @Fab_Garba #AFRD2015

In the cold they stand, through the night  they stood, In the rain they trained, through the storms they held on, In summer they burned, in their sweats they lived, When strong they fought, even while weak they tried, For their country they fought, her honor they protect, When the enemy attacked, fight strong they did, Conquer the enemy they ... Read More »