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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...

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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Niger Delta Avengers, The Nigerian Federal Government, and A Way Forward

There are severe problems to contend with between the Niger Delta Avengers and the Federal Government under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari over the blowing up of oil and gas pipelines in the...

Rape Culture in America – What Does it Mean for the African Home

By Gloria Adeyeye And when she got her voice back she spoke to you, and me and all of us together, all women and men, all girls and boys, and all victims. The worst thing about...

African Millennials: Steering a New Direction in the Electoral Process

By Smart Emuoborsan A genuinely inclusive society needs to ensure that its youth participate in all its affairs, that young people’s views are included in development policies and that young people develop leadership skills. In...

The Capitalist Beast: Does Tribalism Provide Economic Favors in Nigeria?

The progress of a nation's economy is often determined by the collective efforts of every individual irrespective of his tribe, ethnicity, background and status. Despite Nigeria's great economic strength globally, they have failed to...
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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...

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...

Nigeria: The Sleeping Giant of Africa

The major sectors in Nigeria are being hijacked by the individualistic political elite who dictate the pace of the game to the detriment of their "beloved citizens". The roller coaster in which Nigeria has found itself...

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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...