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#Ebola: Liberian President Writes Emotional Letter To The World – [Must Read]

Liberian President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has written a heartfelt letter to the world over the Ebola crisis that hit her country. In the letter which was read over the radio and transmitted worldwide, she likened the Ebola epidermic to the civil war her country faced 11 years ago which killed a lot of Liberians, crumbled […]

Revealed: How Stolen Goods From South African Malls Are Linked To Nigeria

Shopping malls in South Africa

Nigeria has emerged as the destination for many of the electronic devices stolen during the recent spat of mall robberies across South Africa, the country’s police said at the weekend. “The service providers have confirmed that the majority of the items are activated in Nigeria,” Lt-Gen Solomon Makgale said. According to Independent Online, “The recipients […]

The Ceasefires that shaped global conflicts

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Since the end of First World War , there have been many peace plans and many negotiations among warring camps globally.Some of these have been successful, while others failed to achieve peace. Here are some peace proposals and what happened to them. 1914 Known as the Christmas Truce. World War One had raged for four […]

Idriss Déby: The President For Boko Haram – By Dr. Peregrino Brimah

President of Chad - Idriss Déby

In the release of a handful of Chinese hostages and the wife of the deputy Prime minister of Cameroon, abducted by Boko Haram terrorists this year, the President of Chad was reported by a most reputable New York based editorial, SaharaReporters, to have been pivotal. Idriss Deby of Francophone Chad “by virtue of his relationships […]

THE POLITICS BEHIND THE HORN FREE DAY IN LAGOS

Lagos Horn-Free Day

What did you think about the Lagos horn free day? Just before we get caught up with the euphoria of the potential of Lagos being the “Quietest State in Nigeria”, it may be more important if we understand the logic behind the sudden rush to making Lagos achieve this Status. After enjoying the brief moment […]

$9.3m Arms Scandal Latest: We Did Not Detain Any Nigerian In South Africa – Official

Lanseria International Airport

Contrary to belief that two Nigerians and an Israeli are being held in South Africa‎ for smuggling $9.3 million cash into that country, no one is being detained over the matter, the South African Police service has revealed. There had been widespread reports that two Nigerians and an Israeli national were arrested and detained in […]

Lo ba tan! Wanted Fugitive, Buruji Kashamu Joins Senatorial Race

KASAMU

By Abiodun Onafuye The Chairman Mobilisation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Southwest, Prince Buruji Kashamu has joined the race for the Senatorial seat in the Ogun East senatorial district. The posters of the man allegedly on the wanted list of the United States flocked Ijebu Ode during the last Ojude Oba […]

Osun and Ekiti guber elections, an eye opener for Nigerian- Gen. Buhari …pays Aregbesola visit ahead of his today’s declaration

Buhari Visits Aregbesola

Former Head of State, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) on Monday said the just concluded governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun should be eye openers for Nigerians as 2015 general elections approache. ‎The retired General made this disclosure during a courtesy visit to the governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola at the Government […]

Nigeria’s Arms Scandal: At Last, Presidency Reveals Secrets Behind Seized $15m In South Africa

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The Presidency, yesterday, finally opened up on the controversy surrounding the seizure by South Africa of Nigeria’s $15m meant for the purchase of arms for the Nigeria Intelligence Service. On 5th of September 2014, two Nigerians and an Israeli national attempted to smuggle into South Africa $9.3m cash conveyed in a chartered private jet which […]

Why World Leaders Want Nigeria To Remove Death Penalty From Its Statute Books

Chief-Justice-of-Nigeria-Aloma-Mukhtar

As the world celebrates the day against death penalty, Swiss President Didier Burhalter, together with 11 Foreign Ministers from around the world yesterday called on Nigeria and other countries to remove death penalty from their statute books. For the first time, countries yet to abolish the death penalty are adding their voices to those countries […]

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