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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...

A Long Way Home – “I Could Not Betray My Husband By Marrying His...

By Mausi Segun On the night of April 12, 2014, 14-year-old Miriam was jolted from sleep by the sound of a door being kicked in. She knew what it meant: Boko Haram had arrived. She dove...

Northern Elders Blame Buhari for Lack of Equity in the 2016 Budget and Shortages...

Nigeria's "claim to fame" in terms of large economic growth as a West African country was due in part to the resources present in the Northern region of the country even before attaining independence in the...

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...

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...

PMS in Nigeria, the Minister of Petroleum, and the Average Nigerian

"Which way Nigeria? Which way to go? I love my fatherland and I want to know which way Nigeria is heading to!" Just like the beautiful song of late Evangelist Sunny Okosun in the early...

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...

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...

Nigeria’s Fuel Conundrum

It is sad to imagine that Nigeria, being one of the most populous black nations in the world, still struggles to proffer solutions to the persistent and lingering fuel crisis, specifically because the nation...

Exclusive: The Plight of Nigerians in Chinese Prisons

By Nzubechukwu Okeke  It has been estimated that over 4000 Nigerians are languishing in different prisons in China. These Nigerians includes those awaiting trial or in detention while others are serving their jail term ranging from...

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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...