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The United States, Anti-Corruption, and the Republic of Nigeria

Corruption is endemic in Nigeria. It drains billions of dollars a year from Africa’s largest economy and most populous country. Systemic corruption also undermines Nigeria’s ability to combat Boko Haram, the world’s deadliest terrorist...
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A Look Inside a Life of Prostitution in Italy for Nigerian Women

Italy remains one of the best countries in the world and Nigerians seems to have fallen in love with it. It's a country that has harbored numerous Nigerians who seek to enjoy a better livelihood...

As Nigerians Suffer, Femi Adesina Says “Those Who Are Complaining Are in the Minority”

In a bid to defend President Muhammadu Buhari against reports of suffering Nigerians, the President's special adviser on media and publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina surprisingly said those who are complaining about hardship are in...

The Obama Administration, Khartoum, South Sudan, and a Tenuous Ceasefire

As reporter Michael Richard wrote in his piece titled "The Deadly Plagues and Social Crimes of South Sudan the Youngest African Country",  "the East African country gained her independence from the Republic of Sudan...

America’s Extrajudicial Killings a Nigerian Perspective

Two African-American men have been killed by the US police in the past week. Philando Castile was shot in his car by officer Yanez in Minnesota on Wednesday as his fiancée Ms. Diamond Reynolds...
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All Lives Matter: A Nigerian Voice on American Issues that Affect All of Us

By Timilehin Ogunyemi ALL LIVES MATTER It’s incredibly sad what the world has turned into, apparently the value on life has dropped, average life expectancy keeps falling, more natural disasters occurring, accidents happening, attacks in Nigeria,...

FG N90 Billion Loan to States: What Benefit Will it Be to Nigerians?

The move by the federal government to help reduce the burden being experienced by 36 states of the federation by offering them a N90 billion loan ($453 million) is a move in the right...

The “Father of Corruption” John Dramani Mahama and Jobs in Ghana

Ghanaians will go to the polls on November 7, 2016 to decide their nation’s fate. The general election in Ghana will be held to elect a president and members of parliament. The two round system also...
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Bus Rapid Transit for Lagosians Needs Some Improvements

The Bus Rapid Transit ( BRT ) has become more valued by people since the introduction of the new price of fuel. Taking the bus is more cost effective than driving through Lagos traffic. But...

How World Refugee Day Was Celebrated Across Africa

According to a UNHCR report on refugees in 2015, 65.3 million people have been displaced by conflict in their home countries, which accounts for the highest number of people displaced in history. 1 in...

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