A different perspective - Birzeit University.

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For the past two weeks I’ve been lecturing at Birzeit University in Palestine. It has a beautiful campus and its students have radical views, expressed with such politeness that I am continually impressed. They are bright, and the MA class I teach Read more


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Former Nigerian international, Taribo West - now a Clergyman - believes the Nigerian national team needs better rear guards as the Super Eagles hope to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations. Read more


Africans and Friends of Africa gathered to celebrate Africa's Best at the 14th Annual Gathering of Africa’s Best (GAB) Awards which was held at the Hilton London Paddington. Guests included Diplomats, Community Leaders, Media Executives, Business Read more

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Nigeria High Commissioner to the Court of St. James' - Dr. Dalhatu Sarki Tafida OFR, CFR speaks to Trumpet TV about the giant strides being taken at the Mission, efforts to combat corruption at the Mission, why Nigeria must celebrate, and more. Read more

Africa's Best

Nigeria High Commissioner to the Court of St. James' - Dr. Dalhatu Sarki Tafida OFR, CFR tells Trumpet TV that you can not compare Nigeria with the United Kingdom. Read more

Africa's Best

We must strive to eradicate poverty, hunger, disease and human misery; we must eliminate the scourge of nuclear, chemical, biological, as well as small arms and light weapons. We must dedicate ourselves to working together to address global, regional Read more


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The Judgement Debt Commission has been told by officials of Société Générale that there are no records of the $19.5 million the Ghanaian Government claimed it paid to Société Générale. The Commission, headed by Justice Yaw Apau, was told Société Read more


I am writing this letter to tell you that I am your greatest fan. Please do not mind all these people who are jealous of you. You are cutting your chunk of the pauper’s loaf… I mean, national cake, who has the right to complain? You are not the first Read more


Five officials of Living Faith Church Worldwide (Winners Chapel) have been quizzed by the Ogun State Police Command over their roles in the alleged attack on officials of the Ogun State Revenue Service. Read more


Manchester City opened their Premier League account with an impressive 4-0 thrashing of Newcastle. Read more


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Barely 48hours after staff of Heritage Nursery School, Ota, owned by Living Faith Church Worldwide (Winners Chapel) assaulted Ogun State tax officers for demanding the payment of six years outstanding taxes, some of the church’s staff, on Saturday, Read more


The debate on Nigerian Child brides moved to Al Jazeera's The Stream. It featured Senator Ahmed Yerima; Nollywoood actress - Stella Damascus; Lagos State University's Professor Ishaq Akintola and Aminu Gamawa - a Lawyer and Doctoral student in Sharia Read more


Lead Singer of the UK's most successful Gospel group, Station Director for the coveted 'Premier Gospel Radio' and Presenter of the widely watched 'Turning Point' - it would appear Muyiwa Olarewaju has done it all. From appearances at the BBC Gospel Read more


These are terrible times in Egypt. Things couldn’t be worse. So it must have come as a consolation of some sorts when news floated up there that some empathetic souls congregated in the vibrant city of Kano to protest in their behalf. Read more