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Why Do African Youth Join Boko Haram?

Boko Haram draws its members mainly from disaffected youth. What would force youth not only to join Boko Haram but to adopt their violent tactics against their countrymen, their continental brothers, women, and children? Boko...

Nigeria’s Economic Woes; Who’s to blame?

Ever since the “change administration” of President Muhammadu Buhari began, Nigeria has been through some heavy economic and financial woes. Despite different plans and policies, nothing seems to be quite working, as the economy has...

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...

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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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...

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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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...

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’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...

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...

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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...