REJOINDER: Why Imo Speaker Should Resign.

By Ikenna Samuelson Iwuoha It is not unexpected that when “your person” is not occupying a particular political position or when you fail to secure a political appointment or better still, when you lose a keenly contested election; character assassination, half truths, mudslinging, naked lies, etc become the pastime of desperate politicians and job men […]

Photonews: Nollywood Star Mercy Johnson’s Wedding Pictures.

Journalism and the politics of hunger

By Dan Hind Reports of famine vary wildly in their impact. Sometimes images of emaciated children in relief camps provoke an outpouring of charitable giving. The music and entertainment industry rally round as concerts are organised and television specials are aired. But usually the response is more muted. Other stories push famine off the agenda. […]

Obiwon steps out with his hot new Gospel Album.

Secular musician turned urban gospel artiste Obiora Obiwon returns (tonite) with three new singles from his forthcoming third album entitled “T.R2012”. T.R2012 poses to be the sequel to the successful 2009 sophomore “The Rebirth”. He explains in his own words, “I felt I had so much to say and express musically on ‘The Rebirth’ which […]

Trauma at Abu Salim Libya hospital

Nigerian spam email conmen who cheated pensioner out of £245,000 are jailed

Joshua Obasuyi a Two fraudsters who convinced a pensioner she had won a £5.7m lottery jackpot before conning her out of her life-savings were jailed for a total of 50 months today. Joshua Obasuyi, 49, and Julius Oweka, 48, were part of a Nigerian gang who tricked U.S. Professor Marie Lowery, 80, a retired lecturer […]


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