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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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United Kingdom's International Development Secretary - Alok Sharma visited Nigeria in his first overseas trip in the role to see how UK aid is helping to generate trade and investment opportunities – both for African and British businesses. Read more

Business & Economy

Nearly 22,000 Nigerians have been reported as missing to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) during a decade of conflict in northeast Nigeria, the highest number of missing persons registered with the ICRC in any country. Read more

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Faraa* fled her community in the wake of an attack by non-state armed groups in north-east Nigeria six years ago. Armed men burned down several houses that night, including hers, and took the lives of men, women and children. Read more

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Boko Haram abducted Hawa Abdu and her children in Nigeria in 2014

UN Photo - Eskinder Debebe

Hawa Abdu, a 38-year old Nigerian mother of two was abducted by Boko Haram in 2014 and spent four years with the outlawed terrorist group moving around the north-east of Nigeria. She has been living in Minawao, a camp for Nigerian refugees in the Read more

News

Without doubt, Fayemi’s speech spoke to the equally troubling issues of resource control, devolution of powers and state policing, not in the realm of politics alone, but the reality of the Nigerian situation. In truth, the Governor strikes me as Read more

Opinion

The organiser of the International Conference of Yoruba Speaking Olorisa Leaders which was held last January in Nigeria - Hon. Alderman Erelu Lola Ayonrinde, has dissociated the conference from allegations of international fraudulent practices Read more

Faith

Two days after a building on Lagos Island, Nigeria collapsed killing 20 people - mostly school children, and injuring at least 45 persons, another building has collapsed in Ibadan. Read more

Oyo

The General Hospital Marina earlier released a list of the Lagos Island building collapse survivors who have been stabilised. Read more

News

A three-storey residential building which also housed a nursery and primary school on its top floor, has collapsed in Lagos Island - killing mostly school children. Read more

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Emmanuel Chukwu, one time Liberia’s richest foreign businessman worth $89.405 million at the time, singlehandedly saved over 1000 Nigerians during the 1989 war in Liberia by sacrificing his two ships for their evacuation into Nigeria at the expense Read more

Lagos

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the 2019 Presidential election with a poll of 15,191,847 votes. Read more

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The gap widens between APC and PDP Read more

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22 of 37 States & FCT results declared Read more

News

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

News

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

News

He said that we must let the world know what happened. Those that murdered him have spun a web of lies that he was a kidnapper. Paschal a kidnapper? Then the Pope must be a nun. Read more

Anambra

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

Photo by Spencer Anienwelu

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

News

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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