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Nigerian Lawmakers’ Immunity Proposal Satanic– Femi Falana

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has criticized a proposed life pension and immunity from prosecution for Bukola Saraki, the Senate President, and other presiding officers of the National Assembly. In a statement Sunday, Mr. Falana described the proposal as insensitive, irrational, and immoral. “Indeed, it is the height of insensitivity for legislators to propose life pension for their leaders at a time that workers are owed arrears of salaries in many states of the federation,” said Mr. Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria. The lawmakers, at the end of a two-day retreat on constitution review on...
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Ololade Ajekigbe: I’ll Buy Nigeria, But…

In the past couple of weeks, there has been some clamour for Nigerians to patronise made-in-Nigeria products. The hashtag "Buy Naija To Grow The Naira" was even created to drive its awareness on Twitter. The aim is simple - Buy locally made goods to save the naira from its current alarming slope downhill. For all intents and purposes this campaign has become imperative especially in the light of the dwindling fortune of the naira against the dollar. Since the price of crude oil has been on a steady decline for a while now, oil producing countries have had to turn their attention to other sectors of their...
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Nigerian Stock Market Loses N2.354tn In One Year

The market capitalization (equities only) of the Nigerian stock market has shed a total of N2.354tn in the past year. The Nigerian Stock Exchange, in its fourth quarter 2014 Fact Sheet, put the market capitalization at N11.478tn; but at the end of trading on Friday, it stood at N9.124tn. This, therefore, represents a 20.5 per cent drop in the stock market value. The market had been on a decline for the greater part of this year due to various factors. In January alone, the renewed dumping of shares by investors at the stock market over uncertainty in the political landscape led to a dip of N1.16tn in...
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Gabonese President Ali Bongo Allegedly Found To Be Igbo, Adopted From Nigeria During Biafra War

Indications have emerged that the President of Gabon, Ali Bongo Ondimba is a Nigerian of the ethnic Igbo stock. It is said that he was adopted during the Biafran war by his father, Omar Bongo who handed over to him as President.   This development may soon be confirmed as a court in western France on Thursday allowed a family member of Omar Bongo to view the birth certificate of Ali Bongo following accusations that he lied about his country of origin.   The Gabonese constitution demands that one must be born Gabonese to serve as the head of state, but French investigative journalist,...
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Saudi Authorities Arrest, Imprison Nigerian Pilgrimage Officials

The coordinator of the National Hajj Commission (NAHCON) in Mecca, Suleiman Usman, has disclosed that some Nigerian pilgrimage officials were arrested and taken to prison by the Saudi authorities for trespass. Mr. Usman made the disclosure while paying a condolence visit, Sunday night, to three Nigerian states that lost six pilgrims in the Mecca crane accident. Six Nigerian pilgrims including one male from Kaduna State, four females from Gombe State and one male from Katsina, died in the tragedy on Friday. The coordinator said the affected officials were medical personnel arrested for embarking on a trip...
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Nigeria’s Economy In Trouble, As Oil Price Crashes Even Lower

Nigeria’s economy may be heading for trouble, as oil price crashed even lower at the weekend, thereby threatening the 2015 budget and fiscal plan. The international price of crude hit a six-year low below USD40 per barrel with West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures as low as USD39.89, while Brent crude declined further to USD45.10 from previous week’s level of USD48.87 per barrel. Nigeria’s sweet crude is similar to the Brent. It is envisaged that prices will crash even further once Iran begins to enyoy its international pardon by pumping more oil into the already saturated market. This will spell...
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Ghana Airlines Bar Nigerian From Travelling

Three Ghanaian domestic airlines have barred a physically-challenged Nigerian, Ndifreke Andrew-Essien from travelling. One of the airlines had also refused to refund Andrew-Essien, a fellow of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. The three airlines, Africa World Airlines, Antrak Air and Starbow Airlines told the Nigerian, who uses a wheelchair to move around that she could not board the plane from Accra to Tamale because of her condition. “I live in Port Harcourt (Rivers State) where I run a non profit organisation. I secured an internship with an organisation in Ghana and I was...
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No Nigerian Killed In SA Xenophobic Attacks- Obanikoro

 As shocking photos and videos of xenophobic attacks against African immigrants by South Africans shocks the world,the Nigerian Minister of State II for Foreign Affairs, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, has said that from available information from the Mission in South Africa, no Nigerian casualty has been ascertained in the ongoing xenophobic attacks in the country.He said the situation is being closely monitored and the Jonathan-led government will do all to protect its citizens in South Africa. He said,  “from the information emanating from our Mission in South Africa, no Nigerian casualty has been...
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Post-Snow Photoshoot

Hey guys! Firstly, I’d like to apologise for not having a post over the last few weeks. I took a break from photography in December because …

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Culinary Art

Everyone who knows me knows how much I love food. I even have a nickname because of my love for food, but I won’t tell you …

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