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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...

Nigeria’s Potential for Profitable and Eco-Friendly Growth

Contrary to the prevailing trend in Africa, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s government seems keen to focus on achieving many of the sustainable development goals.

Four Common Myths about Exercise and Weight Loss

By Corneel Vandelanotte It’s that time of year when many are trying, and some are failing, to live up to their New Years' resolution of losing weight. Many of these probably include resolutions to be...

The Nigerian Health Act, 2016 Budget, and Lassa Fever on the Rise

By Felix Abrahams Obi Nigeria has repeatedly been lauded for the detailed prevention strategy and considerable resources it pumped into its polio campaign. It is also praised for managing to contain the Ebola virus within...

CAF Champions League: Enyimba Face Vital’O, Warri Wolves Face Al-Merrikh

Reigning Nigerian league champions, Enyimba international will face Vital’O of Burundi in the first round of the CAF Champions League. The Aba Warriors dispatched Ugandas Vipers 2 - 1 on aggregate to qualify to the...

Exclusive: The Plight of Nigerians in Chinese Prisons

By Nzubechukwu Okeke  It has been estimated that over 4000 Nigerians are languishing in different prisons in China. These Nigerians includes those awaiting trial or in detention while others are serving their jail term ranging from...

Tunisia in the International Spotlight for Police Brutality of Homosexuals

Tunisia is a country making great strides toward democratic progress. It was December 2010 when the Tunisian Revolution also known as the Jasmine Revolution began. A campaign of civil resistance, including a series of street...

Akon Continues to Invest Millions in Africa

Always one to surprise, Senegalese born music superstar Akon, seems set to make his biggest impact across the continent yet, as his electric power initiative - Lighting Africa - gears up to bring affordable,...

#PanamaPapers: Saraki Digs a Deeper Hole

Embattled Nigerian Senate president Bukola Saraki today brushed off allegations of wrongdoing concerning his wife’s offshore assets revealed in the Panama Papers as he defended himself in court against fraud charges. The latest graft claim...
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The Democratic Republic of the Congo Needs World Support Just as Much as Syria

Comparable to the history of the First World War, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has experienced more war casualties and genocides than any other country in the history of humanity. More than...

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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...