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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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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


The gap widens between APC and PDP Read more


22 of 37 States & FCT results declared Read more


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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