Nigeria Thu, 15 Aug 2019 13:36:34 GMTFirst Nigerian Commonwealth Games Medalist, Kab Olowu, Dies At 95
[This Day] Alhaji Karim Ayinla Babalola (KAB) Olowu (OON), who was part of Nigeria's first delegation to the 1950 British Empire Games (now the Commonwealth Games) and the 1952 Olympics Games is dead.Thu, 15 Aug 2019 08:39:28 GMTBuhari Signs Bill to Reform Prisons
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the Nigerian Correctional Service Bill.Thu, 15 Aug 2019 05:11:31 GMTFacebook to Curb Fake News Using Yoruba, Igbo Languages
[Premium Times] Facebook says it will fight fake news on its platform using Yoruba and Igbo languages.Thu, 15 Aug 2019 05:02:19 GMTSurvey Shows Decrease in Homophobic Attitudes. Kind Of.
[African Arguments] Some findings show progress. Others paint a more complex picture.Thu, 15 Aug 2019 14:47:16 GMTExperts Decry High Rate of Foot Ulcer, Amputation Among Diabetics in Nigeria
[This Day] Experts in endocrinology and diabetes care have decried the high rate of foot ulcer and amputation among people living with diabetes in Nigeria, saying lack of awareness has played a major role.
Nigeria African Herald Express Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:48:24 +0000Rejoinder to Law Mefor’s ‘Open Letter to Nnamdi Kanu/IPOB‘ on election boycott
– By Aloy Ejimakor – Dear Mr Mefor: Let me begin by conceding that your Letter was vintage and eloquent to boot. Yet, there are [...]Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:45:32 +0000Is APC on a course to self-immolation in Imo State?
– By Amanze Ajoku – Between now and its inception as an amalgam of two opposition parties, with a motley mix of disaffected PDP members, [...]Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:39:22 +0000It’s Naive For Atiku To Feel Entitled To Nnamdi Kanu’s Support
– By Aloy Ejimakor – This is a short take on the burgeoning notion (from Atiku’s quarters) that Nnamdi Kanu should call-off the presidential election [...]Thu, 14 Feb 2019 05:26:33 +00002019 Imo guber and fear of the unknown
– By Dr Sullivan Odumegwu – The governorship election in Imo State next month presents some unique challenges never before seen in Imo State since [...]
Nigeria National Mirror Thu, 02 May 2019 16:47:43 +0000Nigeria To Face Zimbabwe, Senegal In AFCON Warm-Ups
Nigeria will face Zimbabwe and Senegal in friendlies ahead of this year’s Africa Cup of Nations, the president of the Nigeria Football Federation announced on Wednesday. The Super Eagles, runners …
The post Nigeria To Face Zimbabwe, Senegal ...Thu, 02 May 2019 16:40:46 +0000Nigerian ‘Madu Kaycee’ Becomes Minister Of Municipal Affairs In Alberta, Canada
Madu becomes Minister of Municipal Affairs in Alberta, Canada Madu Kaycee has been appointed and sworn in as the Minister of Municipal Affairs in Alberta, Canada, effective April 30. Madu, …
The post Nigerian ‘Madu Kaycee’ Be...Thu, 02 May 2019 16:33:37 +0000Lagos Begins Test Run Of New BRT Buses With Free Services (Photos)
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday launched the new buses under the Bus Reform Initiative (BRI) with free service on five routes, assuring that the development would redefine public transportation …
The post Lagos Begins Test Run Of New B...Thu, 02 May 2019 16:27:14 +0000Tiwa Savage Leaves Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records After 7 Years
Mavin Records first lady, Tiwa Savage has gracefully taken her leave after 7 years. Producer and recording artist, Donjazzy who founded the company on May 8, 2012, took to his …
The post Tiwa Savage Leaves Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records After...Mon, 05 Nov 2018 11:09:48 +0000Dangote Refinery to save Nigeria from Dirty fuels with Euro V specification
Dangote Oil Refinery Company (DORC) says the 650,000 barrels per day refinery has been designed to process a variety of light and medium grades of crude and produce extremely clean …
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Nigeria The Nation Sun, 25 Aug 2019 12:10:02 +0000Two drivers ‘steal’ N1m rods from Dangote refinery
Two drivers working with Dangote Oil Refining Company Limited have been arraigned before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing iron rods worth N1 million from the company. The truck drivers, Ibrahim Madaki, 20, and Mohammed Nuru, 25 we...Sun, 25 Aug 2019 12:07:41 +0000Lawmaker calls for calm as residents groan over joint border security exercise
Lawmaker representing Badagry constituency in the House of Representatives, Babatunde Hunpe, on Sunday urged residents to remain calm over ongoing Joint Border Security Exercise in the area. Hunpe made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency ...Sun, 25 Aug 2019 11:58:34 +0000SERAP seeks public registers for corrupt governors, others
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has requested the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abukabar Malami (SAN), to develop and adopt public registers for corrupt state governors and other high-ranking pub...Sun, 25 Aug 2019 11:51:15 +0000I faked kidnap in order to see my boyfriend, says 14 year old girl
One of the reported kidnap victims in Enugu last Thursday has been found by the operatives of the anti -kidnap team of the Enugu Police Command. According to the police spokesman, Superintendent Ebere Amaraizu, the “victim”, Kosisochukwu ...Sun, 25 Aug 2019 11:14:46 +0000Bail us out of deplorable roads, Akoko communities beg Akeredolu
Akoko residents in the Northern part of Ondo state have charged the state government to establish an agency that would be solely responsible for rural roads in the state. They noted that the call became necessary due to large volume of rural roads ne...
Nigeria The Will Sun, 25 Aug 2019 05:10:12 +0000OPINION: BRINGING HOPE TO CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)—a developmental disorder that impairs one’s ability to communicate and interact—can be a great burden for parents of affected children, especially in parts of the world such as Kenya where information about this c...Sun, 25 Aug 2019 05:04:26 +0000OPINION: THE IGBO CRIME CULTURE
In the heat of the lynching of Igbo citizens in Asia in 2013 over alleged criminality, I wrote an essay entitled, ‘The Igbo fallacy’. In it, I appealed to the Igbo to de-emphasise the culture of profligacy, decadent opulence and vanity wh...Sun, 25 Aug 2019 05:02:09 +0000OPINION: THAT SHOW OF SHAME IN NUREMBERG, GERMANY
On Sunday, August 18, 2019, Nigerians woke up to the news of how a former Deputy Senate President of Nigeria, a serving Senator, Ike Ekweremadu was molested, beaten, dragged, slapped and kicked, clothes torn by some Igbo residents in Germany for no j...Sun, 25 Aug 2019 04:59:01 +0000OPINION: AN OPEN LETTER TO NDIGBO!!
MY DEAR NDIGBO My attention has been drawn to a recorded speech made by Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of IPOB, now streaming in the social media. The speech was ostensibly made in Germany ahead of a visit, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu and I were scheduled to make ...Sun, 25 Aug 2019 04:58:45 +0000OPINION: BUHARI’S MINISTERS: WINNERS AND LOSERS
After President Muhammadu Buhari released his ministerial list a couple of months ago, pundits went to town with speculations on what portfolio might be assigned to each of the Minister-designates. On August 21, 2019, the shadow chasing was over as M...