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Nigerians sweep Jack Ma Foundation’s $1 million awards to 10 African entrepreneurs

Nigerian Temie Giwa-Tubosun, founder and CEO of LifeBank company, on Saturday night won the first prize - $250,000 - at the first annual Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) grand finale, which awarded $1 million in prize...

I’m a patriot – Nigeria Senate President Ahmad Lawan

The President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the ninth National Assembly has consciously chosen to unite in the national interest despite the fact that its members are from different political parties.

Nigeria in such a bad shape activists write International Criminal Court to probe election violence in Kogi/Bayelsa

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) “to investigate whether the persistent crimes of corruption, violence, and killings during elections in Nigeria, most recently in Bayelsa and Kogi states, and the...

Op-ed – Money politics and Nigeria’s delicate delicacy – Abiodun Komolafe

I have written a few weeks back about the lamentation of the 14th Emir of Kano, Alhaji Lamido Sanusi II. However, the critical mass of Nigerians still seems to be going about their daily social activities...

I’m not an ethnic bigot going after Vice President osinbajo, Buhari explains reorganization at Nigeria presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari explained on Friday that he was not an ethnic bigot, lamenting that it was unfortunate his recent sacks and appointments were given an ethnic coloration.Mr. Buhari explained that the...

Islamic Movement in Nigeria blasts DSS for claiming Shi’ite leader El-Zakzaky asked to remain in detention

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) reacted angrily on Saturday over a statement by the Department of State Services (DSS) that Shi'ite leader Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky was pleased to be in detention.IMN...

Op-ed – Simon Ateba: The price of speaking truth to power

I was wondering why we do not get a lot of adverts on TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA despite thousands and thousands of readers from across the world. And I seem to now know why.The...

New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists asks Nigerian authorities to investigate attacks on journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists on Friday called on Nigerian authorities to investigate attacks by security forces on journalists at a recent protest in Abuja, and hold those responsible to account.People...

Buhari’s DSS says prominent Nigerians being illegally detained are enjoying themselves and have access to the gym, TV and newspapers

Peter Afunanya, a public relations officer at the Department of State Services (DSS) in Abuja has released a shocking statement explaining why prominent Nigerians are being illegally detained despite court orders.He said...

Nigerian presidency welcomes the explanation of the Supreme Court ruling dismissing PDP’s appeal on Buhari’s re-election

In a statement by Garba Shehu, one of the President's spokesmen, the presidency said the explanation of the ruling was a validation of Buhari's popularity.It said: "The Presidency welcomes the elucidation...
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Nigerians sweep Jack Ma Foundation’s $1 million awards to 10 African entrepreneurs

Nigerian Temie Giwa-Tubosun, founder and CEO of LifeBank company, on Saturday night won the first prize...
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I’m a patriot – Nigeria Senate President Ahmad Lawan

The President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the ninth National Assembly has consciously chosen to unite in the...

Nigeria in such a bad shape activists write International Criminal Court to probe election violence in Kogi/Bayelsa

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) “to investigate whether the persistent crimes of corruption,...

Op-ed – Money politics and Nigeria’s delicate delicacy – Abiodun Komolafe

I have written a few weeks back about the lamentation of the 14th Emir of Kano, Alhaji Lamido Sanusi II. However,...

As Pompeo announces new U.S. military strategy in Africa, this is what I think -Scott Morgan

The current struggle against the Islamic State (IS) is shifting fronts. No longer will the major campaign take place against the...

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