Aviation: How Stella Oduah’s exit as Minister truncated Airport growth in Nigeria

There is no doubt that the political developments in the polity have preoccupied the minds of commentators and pundits. Sensational stories like the 2016 Budget scandal rocking the House of Representatives, unending PDP crises—being fueled by contradictory rulings of learned Justices of Federal High Courts, Niger Delta imbroglio, and other pressing national issues, have succeeded in shifting the focus of […]

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Fuel scarcity: God has really blessed us

“I have made over N900, 000 within this short period, that is almost a million naira. Since I have been in this jerrycan business, this is the first time God is blessing me. I really thank God and I wish this fuel scarcity would continue forever. “For years, I have been praying to God to look with pity upon me. […]

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Soyinka comes for Buhari over Fulani attacks

Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate and Nigerian playwright and poet, has criticized President Muhammadu Buhari for his apparent inability to rein in the violent activities of herdsmen across Nigeria, Premium Times reports. Nobel laureate has stated this in his address to the National Conference on Culture and Tourism, on April 27, Wednesday. According to him, the President Buhari-led administration was yet […]

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‘The Limits of Olajumokeism’

By Olusegun Adeniyi, At an evening service in a church I attended last week, the lady who led the prayer session did not even bother to quote from the Bible to drive home her point; she simply referred the congregation to the Book of Olajumoke: “How many of you have heard the story of the bread seller in Lagos and […]

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Cash Crunch hits as Nigerians absent at weekly Liverpool Street Market in London

London’s world famous Sunday market, better known as Liverpool Street Market, in East London is facing hard times as some of its businesses are folding up while many others are struggling to stay afloat due to the low patronage of Nigerians, a Daily Trust findings have shown. The 400-year-old market, which sells mainly clothes for women, men and children; designer […]

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Zuma’s visit to Nigeria: resolving discontent, to strengthen relations

-as President Buhari slams MTN as aiding B/Haram -Zuma promises to refund seized $15million arms deal RennOffor As has been speculated to be a strategic move to clear the increasing bubbles that may hinder businesses between two of Africa’s lion States, President Jacob Zuma’s visit to Nigeria with a large business delegation, coupled with the granting of 10 year multiple […]

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Pope Greets Pro-Biafra Activists at the Vatican During Angelus Prayer

Pope Francis greeted a group of activists from the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) group, who are campaigning for secession from Nigeria, after they gathered at the Vatican on Sunday. IPOB is led by Nnamdi Kanu, a U.K.-Nigerian dual citizen who is currently detained in Nigeria, facing trial for treasonable felony. Kanu is the director of Radio Biafra, an underground […]

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Despite challenges, 2016 will be good for West Africa

First the good news: West Africa has entered 2016 under somewhat less anxious circumstances than a year ago. Back then Nigeria, the region’s giant, was readying for elections that many feared would turn violent. Instead, outgoing president Goodluck Jonathan peacefully ceded power to the winner, Muhammadu Buhari – a credit to Nigeria’s democratic evolution and a relief to its neighbours […]

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Nigeria and its perception problems

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Yesterday, I did some research on virtually every crime that Nigeria has been stereo-typed for, currently, and in the recent past, from credit card fraud, to drug peddling, to immigration infractions, to violent crimes. The truth is that perception and reality are usually two different things. When a stereo-type is more of a perception than reality, you quietly work against […]

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Finally Kenyan milk set to come to Nigeria and West Africa

By JAMES KARIUKI Kenya’s Brookside Dairy on Thursday announced plans to venture into the West African market to sell its products and also launch full-scale operations. The company’s chairman, Mr Muhoho Kenyatta, said Africa also needs to eradicate trade barriers, which, he said, harmed African economies. Mr Muhoho made the revelation when he hosted Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, who visited […]

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