Saturday, October 1, 2016

African Leaders at the 71st UN General Assembly; Is Change Coming or More of...

The United Nations hosts a General Assembly annually for the world's leaders to discuss pressing matters related to counter-terrorism, human rights, the environment, and an exhaustive list of other issues. Most important for the...

Mixed Reactions Trail Muslims Eid al-Adha Celebrations in Nigeria

In Nigeria millions of Muslims joined their counterparts around the world to celebrate Eid al-Adha (Eid ul-Adha or Eid Kabir) also known as the "Festival of the Sacrifice" on September 12, 2016 equivalent to...

President Buhari’s Administration and Pending Human Rights Abuses

President Muhammadu Buhari promised to investigate and “deal with” issues that involve breach of human rights in the country. The President made this vow just a few months after he was sworn into office...

71st UN General Assembly: Buhari Speaks on Nigeria’s Refugee Crisis

President Muhammadu Buhari addressed world leaders at the 71st Annual UN General Assembly in New York, New York (UNGA 71) at UN Headquarters. Buhari addressed the conundrum of managing the refugee inflow in conjunction with...

Considering a Business Venture in Nigeria, Look no Further Than Juice

It is pretty evident that humans are living in a far more connected society than yesteryear. Everything one might ever wish for is a click or text away. With the increase in a globalized society...

Tactics at Play to Lift Nigeria Out of Recession

Nigeria is currently in a technical recession. With sales from barrels of crude oil showing no sign of rising at any level, (International Brent crude oil futures were trading at 49 cents, or 1.1 percent,...

Are Nigeria’s Elected Officials Provided with too Much Security Detail; Former EFCC Head Seems...

Mallam Nuhu Ribadu was a keynote speaker at the Nigerian Institute of Management's (NIM) 2016 Conference in Abuja, Monday, September 19, 2016. The former Economic and Financial Crimes Commission head honcho (former chairman) did not...

Nigerians Return to Homes Devastated by Boko Haram While Security Remains a Major Concern

Hundreds of internally displaced people in northern Nigeria are returning home to the villages and towns they fled to escape the brutal onslaught of Boko Haram militants, the U.N. refugee agency reports. And this, says...

Muslims Celebrate Eid al-Adha

Muslim faithfuls across the world and in Nigeria will be making merry as they celebrate the feast of Eid al-Adha, popularly known as Eid El Kabir today (Monday). Eid al-Adha, which simply means "Feast of...

Budget Padding: Jibrin Makes a Hit List; Says Don’t Blame Buhari for Recession

The budget padding scandal facing the Nigerian House of Assembly has taken on a different dimension, as the former chairman of the appropriations committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin has made a defamatory hit list of his former colleagues. Jibrin listed names...

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Nigeria @ 56: Economic Recession Won’t Last For Long, Buhari Appeals...

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration would find a lasting solution to the economic recession. Buhari made this known during his Independence...