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Nigeria Enjoys Partnership with Turkey as Trade Volume Hits $1.145b

Updates on the business and international relationship between Nigeria and Turkey have yielded a positive result. The Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan revealed the numbers behind the development in the trade volume between Nigeria and Turkey, amounting...
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Nigeria’s Social Media Bill: A Threat or Benefit to the Right of Expression

The imbroglio raging in the National Assembly over the Frivolous Petition Bill 2015 (SB. 143) that was sponsored by Deputy Senate Leader; Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah of the All Progressive Congress from Kebbi State...

Court Ruling Allows for Hijab to Be Worn to Nigerian Schools, Christian Pastor Opposes

Premium Times Nigeria reported on Tuesday something that might bring you a bit of comic relief. Students of the Baptist High School in Iwo Osun State showed up to school wearing choir robes and different types...

Deputy High Commissioner of Sierra Leone Abducted in Kaduna

Sierra Leone's deputy high commissioner has been abducted in Nigeria in the northern state of Kaduna, security sources and an official have said. Government sources said on Friday that Alfred Nelson-Williams was taken as he...

Giving Nigeria’s Street Children a Voice

The International Day for Street Children was marked on April 12, 2016, the day has come and gone but how willing are we to give a voice to children who live and work on the street.

Buhari’s Ambassadorial Nominees Allegedly Fumble at Screening

The National Anthem and Pledge is a recited daily in primary and secondary schools across Nigeria. That is why it was a shock when two ambassadorial nominees could not recite the “Nigerian Creed.” The funny incident...
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Court Fixes February 9 – 12 for Kanu’s Full Trial; Bail Application Rejected

Efforts rendered by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in order to grant the director of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu bail have been fruitless. The Division of the Abuja Federal High Court gave several...

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...

CBN Makes No Changes, For Now, Despite Economic Outlook

The Central Bank of Nigeria's (CBN) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting has retained MPR at 12%, CRR at 22.5% and Liquidity Ratio at 30% while it embraces flexibility in the foreign exchange market. The cash-reserve...

Boko Haram is Still Strong; Buhari Misleads National and International Community

On Christmas Eve 2015 the Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari, was publicly confident that his country had “technically won the war” against the Islamist group Boko Haram. Three months into 2016 the group is still wreaking...

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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...