Tag: BBC

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SolaAugust 18, 2014

Ebola: Cameroon shuts borders, suspends all flights from Nigeria

by S’ola Filani Due to fear of Ebola spreading into the country, Cameroon has shut it’s borders to Nigeria. This ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 6, 2014

All you need to know about the ‘fake bomb’ on Qatar Airways yesterday (READ, PHOTOS)

by Kolapo Olapoju A man suspected of making a bomb hoax aboard a Qatar Airways plane has been arrested by ...

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July 23, 2014

Dolapo Aina: 100 days of missing #ChibokGirls – How does Mr. President want to play this?

by Dolapo Aina The Chibok Girls have to be rescued alive; for anything short of this is a complete disaster for the GEJ ...

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July 5, 2014

Opinion: Nigeria – Daydreaming about regional leadership

by Audu Liberty Oseni Nigeria can lead Africa but the indicators are not there, he further elaborated. We had hope ...

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June 30, 2014

Elnathan John: Taking power back from God

by Elnathan John What is my point? For as long as we keep having two faces – one for when ...

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June 29, 2014

Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Does Nigeria have an image problem?

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani But the Nigerian just has to kick up a tornado whenever he is perceived unpalatably.   ...

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April 21, 2014

#TheYNaijaInterview: “My dad is still shattered that I’m not a lawyer” – What’s Up Africa’s Ikenna Azuike

by Wilfred Okiche Ikenna Azuike is a London based, Nigerian born entertainer and founder of the video blog What’s Up ...

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February 23, 2014

Opinion: Ladies and gentlemen, meet Nigeria’s number 2 enemy

by Temisan Odion From the foregoing, it is clear that Antony Goldman is a sworn imperialist whose only joy is ...

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January 24, 2014

Going places: Davido’s hit track, Skelewu features on BBC list (LOOK)

by Tutu Akinlabi It is no longer news that musician, Davido is international. The star had a sold out concert ...

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January 20, 2014

Chinamanda Adichie: Komlar Dumor – We have lost a star

by Chinamanda Adichie Komla swept into the world, stylish and sure, with his big chuckle, the light in his eyes, ...

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January 15, 2014

Okey Ndibe: On Nigeria’s new ‘MINTED’ hope

by Okey Ndibe Nigeria’s economic policy makers are understandably giddy about Mr. O’Neill’s flattering prognosis. I’d caution the infusion of ...

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January 8, 2014

Opinion: Will Nigeria exist 100 years from now?

by Muhammed Jameel Yusha’u   In December 2012, when we were busy debating in the British House of Commons on ...

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January 3, 2014

Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo: Do the math – Is N300 million for Ministry of Information PR really a big deal?

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo However, a little investigation will go a long way in determining the veracity of the estimated sum. ...

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December 15, 2013

Resign now or face humiliation – Sheikh Gumi warns Jonathan

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Sheik Ahmad Abubakar Gumi, an influential Islamic scholar, has warned President Goodluck Jonathan to honourably resign his duty ...

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November 20, 2013

Peregrino Brimah: Diezani Alison-Madueke is prepared to sell Nigeria’s refineries… again

by Peregrino Brimah  So they refurbish “their” thing, with trillions of “their” money, and then sell them to themselves, via their coterie ...

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October 26, 2013

Black IS beautiful: See what Tiwa Savage wore for her BBC interview in London

by Hauwa Gambo Ignore the ugly spat with the TW editors, Tiwa Savage looks gorgeous any day – and she ...

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October 21, 2013

Ben Smith: Are opponents sensing a weakness in Moyes’ Man Utd?

by Ben Smith   United under Moyes have yet to win back-to-back Premier League matches this season and the champions ...

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October 4, 2013

Femi Fani-Kayode: Unlike Obasanjo, we have a president without gumption

by Femi Fani-Kayode I am a great believer in strong government and I am one of those that has always ...

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October 3, 2013

Phil McNuilty: Mesut Ozil has Arsenal fans believing again

by Phil McNuilty Arsene Wenger has often been accused of allowing his team to go in search of the near-perfect ...

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March 22, 2013

BBC speaks to Anambra officials on Achebe: “We have lost an illustrious son”

by Hauwa Gambo The British Broadcasting Corporation’s breaking news service has confirmed from officials of his home state Anambra that ...

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March 13, 2013

Opinion: Bringing back growth to the Nigerian economy (1)

by Tunji Andrews With the main Nigerian production forte being without doubt, agriculture, I believe we should use the agricultural ...

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November 26, 2012

Messy Affair: BBC bans presenters from appearing together on TV because they are having an affair

Even amidst the battle-weary staff of the BBC, Cupid’s bow will not be deflected it seems. Indeed, two popular presenters ...

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November 23, 2012

Ba, Belhanda, Katongo, Toure are nominees for BBC African Footballer of the Year

by Rachel Ogbu The nominee list for the 2012 African Footballer of the Year Award is out. British Broadcasting Corporation, ...

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November 15, 2012

“Trey Songz, no beef but I had to kill it”: Wizkid speaks to Factory78tv on his 1xtra Live performance UK

 by Rachel Ogbu Afropop star Wizkid travelled to the UK for the first ever appearance and performance of an Afropop ...

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November 14, 2012

Opinion: Plagiarism and the Nigerian writer

by Chiagozie F Nwonwu Can we change the system? I don’t know, I can’t say, but I know it is ...

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November 11, 2012

TICKER: BBC’s director general resigns over broadcasting false claims by a sex abuse victim

The BBC’s director general, George Entwistle, has resigned in the wake of the Newsnight child abuse broadcast. In a statement ...

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October 23, 2012

TICKER: A house divided: Why one BBC show is investigating another BBC show

the general public, there may be something almost bizarre about the editor of one of BBC journalism’s flagships – Panorama ...

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October 4, 2012

“There is a hippopotamus in my house” – Man in Benue driven out by floods tells BBC

by Hauwa Gambo Nigerian emergency and government authorities have confirmed to the BBC that dangerous animals, ncluding crocodiles, snakes and ...

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September 7, 2012

LISTEN: “You do not close down an airline because of an accident” – Stella Oduah speaks to the BBC

by Akan Ido Nigeria’s Aviation Minister, Princess Stella Oduah, spoke with the BBC’s Chris Ewokor on sundry issues in the ...

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July 30, 2012

BBC Video: Luxury brands take note of Nigerian high-end consumers

by Isi Esene Majority of Nigerians live below the World Bank’s poverty line, but a few of our fellow citizens ...

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