Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Hausa Reporter Wins the Nobel Prize of Service Journalism

Voice of America reporter Ibrahim Ahmed is among the recipients of the 2015 David Burke Distinguished Journalism Award, announced, December 16, in Washington D.C. The awards honor the courage, integrity and professionalism of individuals...

The Pains and Gains of the JAMB

By Olutayo Irantiola The Joint Admission Matriculation Board more popularly known as JAMB introduced the Computer Based Test (CBT) version of its exam in 2015 to stop examination malpractice. However, the experience has brought gains...
Breaking news from Nigeria and Africa

Breaking: Chibok Girls Have Not Been Abandoned; Rescue Operations are Complex

The New York Times, reporting from Maroua Cameroon have said the American and African forces sent to fight Boko Haram have, on several occasions, located clusters of schoolgirls kidnapped by the militant group two...

Public Views and Federal Opinions on Buhari’s Foreign Trips

Since President Muhammadu Buhari took the oath and assumed the presidential seat of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on May 29, 2015, several foreign trips to both continental and intercontinental nations has been recorded....

168 Million Children Suffer as Victims of Child Labor Worldwide

The International Labor Organization is spearheading a global campaign to stamp out child labor, which victimizes 168 million children worldwide. To mark this year’s World Day Against Child Labor, a panel of experts focused...

Fuel Subsidy Removal in Nigeria and the 2012 Activists

By Smart Emuoborsan In 2012, when former President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan proposed the removal of the fuel subsidy in the country, all hell broke loose, Nigeria was shut down for weeks by a...

Buhari’s Crackdown on the Amnesty Program in the Niger Delta Leads to Fresh Attacks

A sophisticated attack on a sub-sea pipeline in Nigeria's Delta might herald a return to the kind of widespread militant violence that crippled the oil industry in Africa's top oil-producing country less than a...
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U.S. – Nigeria Relations Fact Sheet

According to the U.S. Department of the State U.S.-Nigeria bilateral relations began in 1960, Nigeria's year of Independence from her colonial ruler, the United Kingdom. The Department continues: Post-independence, Nigeria saw a mix of coups, military...

NNPC Set to Separate into 30 Companies; Growing Worries Over Fuel Crisis

By Olutayo Irantiola The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation; Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu has announced that within the next seven days the corporation will be unbundled into about 30 different companies. Unfortunately, the country has...

Nigeria is Poor – President Buhari

While playing host to the United Nations Population Fund’s Executive Director and Under Secretary-General of the United Nations, Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Thursday, President Buhari declared that the country...

Latest Nigerian News

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...