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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 Irony About Street Urchins in Lagos

Street Urchins in Lagos have various names by which they are identified - Omo Ita; Agbero; Area Boys among other chose names. These guys are used during electoral processes when they cause chaos in society. When...

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...

Criminalizing Nigerian Citizens While Lacking Social Amenities

The Inspector General of the Nigerian Police Force has called for the arrest of anyone who sells or buys Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as Petrol in plastic containers because of the activities...

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...
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Muslims Must be at the Forefront of the Fight Against Terrrorism

  By Zainab Usman In February, terrorist attacks targeted Ankara in Turkey, and Grand Bassam resort in the Ivory Coast. The Brussels Attacks, last month, claimed 35 innocent lives with over 300 people injured. There are countless attacks in Northeast...
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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...

Is Boko Haram Really On the Outs in Nigeria?

The continuous bomb blasts and suicide attacks from the daredevils, popularly known as Boko Haram simply show their new level  offensive against the Nigerian Army recently in the northern part of the country. It would...

Nigerian Man Sees Unjust Death at the Hands of South African Police; What You...

A 34-year-old Nigerian man, died in South African police custody last week. According to eyewitnesses, the Nigerian national was allegedly suffocated to death by the police in Kempton Park, Johannesburg. Police officials, however, claimed that the...

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...

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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...