Last week, Victor, a carpenter, came to my Lagos home to fix a broken chair. I asked him whom he preferred as Nigeria’s next president: the incumbent, Goodluck Jonathan, or his … Continue reading ‘Democracy, Deferred’ by Chimamanda Adichie
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Every so often, acts occur, so barbaric in nature, it would be unjust not to report them. The time for silence has now gone. Hundreds of bodies – too many to count … Continue reading 2,000 killed – When will it stop?
A slump in world oil prices was recently reported, which affected producers across the globe; some more than others. The price of crude oil plunged to a seven-year low as … Continue reading Nigeria – The price of oil has taken its toll
Nigerian billionaire investor and philanthropist Tony Elumelu has committed $100 million to create 10,000 entrepreneurs across Africa over the next 10 years. Elumelu made the commitment on Monday during … Continue reading Nigerian Billionaire Commits $100 Million To Create 10,000 African Entrepreneurs In 10 Years
The latest Boko Haram video in which its leader Abubakar Shekau denies any ceasefire talks between his group and Nigerian officials will come as a huge embarrassment to the government, … Continue reading #Bringbackourgirls – Boko Haram says girls are now ‘Married off’
According to BBC News Africa, President Goodluck Jonathan has now formally announced that by 2019, all Nigerian citizens must hold a valid national electronic identity card especially if they want … Continue reading Nigeria Launches national electronic ID cards
As Nigeria confirms it’s 10th case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), fears and public health concerns continue to grow. So far the virus which has claimed more than 900 … Continue reading Ebola Must Go! 10 confirmed cases in Lagos State
More than a thousand people have been killed in northeast Nigeria since January and at least 3m have been affected by the Islamist insurgency raging in the area, according to the country’s … Continue reading **Special Report**