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Mixed Reactions Trail Muslims Eid al-Adha Celebrations in Nigeria

In Nigeria millions of Muslims joined their counterparts around the world to celebrate Eid al-Adha (Eid ul-Adha or Eid Kabir) also known as the "Festival of the Sacrifice" on September 12, 2016 equivalent to...

Malawi’s Eastern District of Machinga, Albinism, and a History of Mistreatment

Apart from political crises that claim the lives of innocent people in Africa frequently, apart from religious and ethnic division that frequently results to genocides in Africa, there is an inexplicable maltreatment of Africans that have nothing...
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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,...

Boko Haram’s Attack: Will There Ever be an End to it in Nigeria?

What seems to be a home for all during the day and at night is gradually becoming a center for fear, anguish, torment and tears for Nigerians who reside in such states. Would words...

Will the Finance Sector Get a Boost, 2015 – 2016 Budget Comparisons

The Ministry of Finance for Nigeria stands on wobbly legs as of late, many blame the defunct finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the travails of the current and confused finance system, that is, what is left...
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Nigeria’s Pension System: An Unchanged Melody

As the sound of beautiful music comes with a well packaged melody that strikes the cords with deep feeling without a moment of restraint, so too does joy of fruitful service rendered in the...

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...

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...

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 Nigerian Prison System in Dire Need of Reformation

Breeding a space for hardened criminals The Nigerian prison system is in dire need of reformation as successive governments have not given sufficient attention to this unique environment that should be a center of reformation...

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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...