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Nigeria’s VP, Yemi Osinbajo Visits Lagos State

Nigeria's Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo was the cynosure of all eyes as he visited Lagos State to commission finished projects on Monday. Osinbajo was representing President Muhammadu Buhari who could not make the trip...

We Need to Address the Provision of Basic Healthcare Services – Dr. Davies Adeloye

The recent medical trip of President Muhammadu Buhari to the United Kingdom has raised a lot of questions about the health sector in Nigeria. I decided to field some questions via email to Dr. Davies...

Nigerian Army Gun Down Three Suspected Boko Haram Suicide Bombers in Borno

The Nigerian Army was alert as they foiled three suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers who were on their way to blow up a camp of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Monguno, Borno State on Monday. Although...

Nampala, Kidal, and the Malian State of Emergency

In a bid to curb the recent conflicts the Malian government has declared a 10-day state of emergency as of Thursday after Tuesday's terrorist attack in the center of the country that has left...

What Do You Have to Lose? – Trump

Donald Trump, the United States presidential candidate for the Republican party, in his quest to win the votes of African–Americans, directed the question “What do you have to lose?” to the African–American populace. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-jasg-_E5M Speaking at...

Senate Committee Begins Investigation into Bloody Shiite Clash in Zaria

The Senate Committee on Defense, on Wednesday commenced investigation into the Army/Shiite clash in Zaria, Kaduna State, which occurred on Dec. 12, 2015. Chairman of the committee, Senator Ahmad Lawal told newsmen in Kaduna shortly...

Bukola Saraki: Building a Political Kingdom or a House of Cards?

The Saraki dynasty is well known to Nigeria. The first person that came to the limelight is Olusola Saraki, a Senator (1979 – 1983) and a onetime Senate Leader of the Federal Republic of...
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From the Harvest of Yams to the Harvest of Death

Some decades ago, the Agatus were prominent in the Central region of Nigeria as seasoned farmers who reap big crops, from good seedlings and guaranteed the great harvest of yams. The ability of this agrarian...

The Federal Government of Nigeria Holds its First Town Hall Meeting in Lagos

The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) held its first town hall meeting today in Lagos. The town hall meeting is one of the concepts behind creating a more "participatory democracy" by the Buhari administration. This...

PMS in Nigeria, the Minister of Petroleum, and the Average Nigerian

"Which way Nigeria? Which way to go? I love my fatherland and I want to know which way Nigeria is heading to!" Just like the beautiful song of late Evangelist Sunny Okosun in the early...

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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...