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Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: In Nigeria, terrorism moves south

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: In Nigeria, terrorism moves south

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani  The argument has been that more foreign involvement will trigger more violence by the terrorists, but it is clear that they do not need a trigger. Late last month,...

 

Tunde Leye: The cost of corruption in Nigeria is too high

Tunde Leye: The cost of corruption in Nigeria is too high

by Tunde Leye Corruption costs us lives. The hospital without drugs where someone died simply because someone “ate” the money allotted for the drugs. The accidents on roads that are not...

 

She woke up like this: Ex-Miss World, Agbani Darego looks flawless & FABULOUS (PHOTOS)

She woke up like this: Ex-Miss World, Agbani Darego looks flawless & FABULOUS (PHOTOS)

by Akan Ido Ex-Miss World, Agbani Darego shows why she won the prestigious title looking flawless, fabulous and smiling for the cameras. The beautiful actress posted the picture on her Instagram...

 

Ife Adebayo: Insecurity in Nigeria is failure of government at all levels (Y! Politico)

Ife Adebayo: Insecurity in Nigeria is failure of government at all levels (Y! Politico)

by Ife Adebayo I believe the problem of insecurity we are seeing is just a case of the chickens coming home to roost, the government at all levels have failed the people, the federal, local...

 

Opinion: How to protect ourselves against Boko Haram bombings

Opinion: How to protect ourselves against Boko Haram bombings

by Bamidele Ademola-Olateju These are signs you must look for in people as you frequent densely populated public places. Be alert and be aware of your surroundings. Citizen action can help prevent...

 

#JoinTheConversation: Oby Ezekwesili calls for lasting solution to terrorism in Nigeria (TWEETS)

#JoinTheConversation: Oby Ezekwesili calls for lasting solution to terrorism in Nigeria (TWEETS)

by Oge Okonkwo In the aftermath of the deadly bomb blasts which took place at Nyanya bus park in Abuja, killing scores of people and leaving over a 150 people injured, former Minister of Education,...

 

Demola Rewaju: Rebase the GDP all you can but we are still poor

Demola Rewaju: Rebase the GDP all you can but we are still poor

by Demola Rewaju All that the announcement did was to make official something we’ve known all along but the way some are going on about it makes it seem as though poverty started under Goodluck...

 

Opinion: Insecurity and indecisiveness – The swift race to self destruction

Opinion: Insecurity and indecisiveness – The swift race to self destruction

by Jaye Gaskia Here lies the bane of our problem, the continued pretence in high places that the situation will blow over of its own accord; combined with a mindset that accepts mass murder...

 

Sam Nda-Isaiah: Did Jonathan play any role in Nigeria’s new GDP?

Sam Nda-Isaiah: Did Jonathan play any role in Nigeria’s new GDP?

by Sam Nda-Isaiah But if Jonathan wants to claim credit for the new GDP figure, we will be happy to listen to him as he tells us how he contributed to the increase from 300,000 phone lines to...

 

Tony O. Elumelu pitches job creation, access to electricity to the UN

Tony O. Elumelu pitches job creation, access to electricity to the UN

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Tony O. Elumelu and Ban Ki Moon Chairman of Heirs Holdings and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony Elumelu, addressed Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, the UN General...