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Friday, 09-04-15, 14:35I Remember the Day … I Designed the Nigerian Flag[News24Wire] Michael Taiwo Akinkunmi was studying engineering at Norwood Technical College in London when he saw a newspaper advert calling on people to enter a competition to design the Nigerian flag. read more...
Tuesday, 09-01-15, 9:17'Boko Haram Fighters On Horseback' Kill Villagers[Al Jazeera] Suspected Boko Haram gunmen on horseback have shot dead nearly 80 people in attacks on three villages in Nigeria's restive northeast at the weekend, a vigilante and residents have said. read more...
Friday, 08-28-15, 13:42Onolememen Faults Oshiomhole on Second Niger Bridge[Guardian] Former Minister of Works Mike Onolememen, has debunked a widely reported allegation by Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole that N140 billion was spent on consultancy services on the 2nd Niger Bridge and that there was nothing on ground to show for it. In a statement by his Special Assistant (Media), Mr. Tony Ikpasaja, he said "the facts of the project are as follows; . read more...
Thursday, 08-27-15, 12:56'I Like to Do Business Anywhere I Go'[Al Jazeera] It has been raining almost nonstop for a week in Ajah, Lagos. read more...
Thursday, 08-27-15, 10:52'I Have Value' - Brave Polio Survivor Overcomes Every Obstacle[UNFPA] Niamey -Barira Harouna, 16, is unlike any of other girl in her village, Bargaja, in Niger's Maradi Region. At only 2 years old, she was paralyzed by polio. Two years later, her father died. Her mother soon remarried, leaving Barira with her grandmother. Not long afterward, Barira began begging outside a nearby store to help support their household. read more...
Monday, 08-24-15, 9:30Immigration Deports 200 Nigeriens[Daily Trust] Dutse -The Jigawa State Commandant of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Isa Jere, yesterday said his command had deported over 200 illegal Nigerien migrants from the state in the past six months. read more...
Thursday, 08-20-15, 12:04'Investment in People Will Sustain Nigeria's Economic Growth'[This Day] Worried about the dwindling pace of the Nigeria's economic growth and its attendant effects on employment opportunities Anabel Group's Chief Executive Officer, Dr Nicholas Okoye has advocated investment in people as against over emphasis on infrastructural development. read more...
Thursday, 08-20-15, 6:56Nigerien Bags Six Months Imprisonment for Homosexual Act[Daily Trust] A magistrate court in Minna, Niger State has sentenced a Nigerien, Mohammed Kabir and a Nigerian Abubakar Shehu to six months imprisonment each for attempting to commit homoxuality which it described as unnatural act of gross indecency. read more...
Friday, 08-14-15, 13:43Who is Boko Haram's 'New Leader'?[African Arguments] If it is true that the group has a new leader, that he is who we think he is, and that he's willing to negotiate, it could be a game changer in the battle against Boko Haram. read more...
Monday, 08-10-15, 10:53How Nigerian Farmers Are Losing Lands to Niger Authorities[Daily Trust] Nigerians attracted by fertile agricultural lands to Niger Republic have worked their way into the bad books of Nigerien landlords who are now snatching lands the Nigerians cultivate, often without compensation read more...

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