Ogoni Community Allege Plot of Another Military Raid

Following yesterday’s arrival of four military trucks in Bori, the traditional headquarter of the Ogoni people, the paramount ruler of the Bua Yeghe community, Chief Barinaadaa Gbaranee has raised an alarm of a possible invasion of the community by the Army. Chief Gbaranee spoke yesterday during the visit of Senator Olaka Wogu, former representative of […]

Name Dropping: Femi Fani-Kayode Apologises to Bianca, Others

Chief Femi Fani-Kayode hereby expresses his deepest regrets for mentioning the names of three distinguished Nigerian ladies that he was once associated with in his last article titled ”A Word For Those Who Say I am A Tribalist”. He meant no harm by doing so and neither did he at any point make references to […]

Okorocha Appeals To Fashola Over Indefinite Closure of Ladipo Market

The Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha on Thursday appealed to his counterpart, Lagos State governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola to revert his action on the closure of Ladipo Market, a popular motor spare parts market in Lagos, which is probably the largest in West Africa with 98% population of traders as Igbos. Governor Okorocha who […]

Failed Government or Failing Citizens?

By Philip Amiola One of the easiest ways to gain popularity as a public analyst, social commentator or political observer in Nigeria today is to consistently harp on the ineptitude of the government and the resultant helplessness of the citizens. We blame the government for all our problems – insecurity, unemployment, high crime rate, ethnic […]

Police still collects graft at Mowe

By Abayomi Ojo On Friday January 11, 2013, I boarded a taxi from Mowe, Ogun State to Owode-Egba. I was going to honour a pre-scheduled official meeting with the local Immunization Officer at the General Hospital in Obafemi-Owode Local Government Headquarters. I‘d been warned that the road from Mowe to Ofada town is bad, so […]

Why I won’t come near Nigeria

I HAVE just commenced my thank-you tour to the great nations of the world. As the newly elected first executive president of the world’s newest democratic republic, I am naturally expected to observe this important diplomatic ritual. I must step on the soils of nations in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas . But there […]

Rick Ross Storms Lagos for Summer Jam Fest

Come Friday, 17th of August, 2012, American born international rapper, William Leonard Roberts II popularly known as Rick Ross, will storm the commercial nerve centre of Nigeria, Lagos for the upcoming Summer Jam Fest 2012 concert at the exquisite Eko Hotel and Suites. The Florida native who made headlines with his debut album in 2006 […]


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