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Chief Bisi Akande

Contentment is his name - A Tribute to Chief Bisi Akande

Contentment is satisfaction and ease of mind. Contentment is being satisfied with what one has. It does not necessarily mean not being ambitious; it rather means seeking everything in contentment, without resorting to greed and indecent means. This

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for today to Saturday February 23 2019. Read more

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In a few hours, Nigerians go to the polls for elections to choose a President and National Assembly legislators for the Senate and the Federal House of Representatives. Read more

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Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa with some APC UK and Together Nigeria members earlier this week in London

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Following representations by Diaspora Chapters of Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over the lack of inclusion in the Presidential Campaign Council, the Campaign Council's Diaspora Directorate has been named. Read more

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anzania's former President - Jakaya Kikwete, will lead the Commonwealth Observer Group for the general elections in Nigeria, scheduled for 16 February. Read more

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Femi Okutubo, Editor-in-Chief of The Trumpet, the leading Nigerian diaspora newspaper in the United Kingdom has responded to Priti Patel, former Secretary of State for International Development in the United Kingdom (UK). Read more

Opinion

In what some have jokingly described as a 'belated birthday present' - having attained his 65th birthday last Sunday, the Director General of Nigeria's Department of State Services (DSS) - Mr. Lawal Musa Daura, has been sacked by Acting President Read more

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15-year-old film maker and girl education advocate - Zuriel Oduwole has presented another copy to the leadership of Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja Nigeria. Read more

FCT

There have been ongoing community protests at Oil Mining Lease (OML) 30, Nigeria’s second largest onshore oil and gas asset, located in the Niger Delta about 35km east of Warri. Central to the unrest is the success story of a young technical Read more

Delta

Venture-Capital-backed Agritech company – Farmcrowdy is reshaping the way in which people participate in farming and food production through using their online and mobile platforms, and predicts that hundreds more Nigerians based in the Diaspora will Read more

Business & Economy

Presidential candidate of one of Nigeria's newly registered political parties - the All Blending Party (ABP), Archbishop Samson Benjamin, has called on Nigerians in the Diaspora to support ABP's quest for a better and all-inclusive country. Read more

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An App that combats some of Nigeria's security challenges through Biometrics and Background Checks, has been launched. Electronic Verification Application (EVA) is an employee identification system that helps employers verify the identity of their Read more

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Nigeria’s newly appointed High Commissioner to the Court of St. James’ in the United Kingdom – H.E. Mr George Adesola Oguntade CFR, CON, has presented his Letter of Credentials and had audience with Her Majesty the Queen at Buckingham Palace. Read more

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Yana Duka is one of 35 cholera patients in a provisional health facility in Muna camp. She lost her pregnancy after falling ill.

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Yana, 25, was three months pregnant when she fell sick with cholera just days ago. “I was already suffering, but then I started bleeding, and the baby is gone now,” she told UNFPA in one of the tent wards for cholera patients at a displacement camp Read more

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Young people aged 16 - 24 from Yola, northeast Nigeria are to benefit from a new partnership launched between the Citi Foundation and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) which will provide refugees, young people displaced within their own Read more

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has given a heroic burial to its late Instructor Pilot, Group Captain Adanu Gabriel Ochai, who lost his life in an air mishap involving a NAF Air Beetle aircraft last month in Kaduna. Ochai was laid to rest at the Read more

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President Muhammadu Buhari’s national broadcast, after 104-days of medical tourism, was as disappointing as it signalled a dangerous bend in government-citizen relationship that must be checked right away in the interest of both the administration Read more

Opinion

When the Buhari-led administration was wooing the masses for votes before the 2015 election with all manner of promises of change, little did we know that those campaign promises were a smokescreen approach meant to hoodwink the masses into voting Read more

Opinion

The South East Zone of Nigerian human rights organisation Civil Liberties Organisation, in the wake of the recent Ozobulu church massacre, has said it is time for all stakeholders in Nigeria to stop glorifying wealth from questionable means. Read more

Anambra

The role of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, South East Nigeria in the August 6 St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu massacre which claimed 11 lives leaving 18 injured according to the State Police, has come under strong moral criticism. Read more

Anambra

Nigeria's former Attorney-General and Justice Minister - Prince Dr. Olu Onagoruwa is dead. The Prince from Odogbolu in Nigeria's Ogun State died earlier this morning, months after celebrating his 80th birthday. Read more

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