Tag: mercy abang

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EditorNovember 22, 2018

Here’s the full #YNaijaPowerList2018

Genevieve Nnaji, Chris Ogunlowo, Maraji, Tony Nwulu, Falana have been unveiled as some of the most influential personalities in the ...

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EditorNovember 16, 2018

#YNaijaPowerList2018: Mercy Abang, Fisayo Soyombo, Instablog9ja… See the 10 most powerful young persons in the media space

For the seventh consecutive year, YNaija brings you its annual ranking of the most powerful young persons under the age ...

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Mercy AbangFebruary 23, 2018

Doomsday Approaches: National Assembly Stall NFIU Decision, Nigeria Credit Ratings Downgrade Looming

As concerns mount over the expulsion of Nigeria by the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units next month, international credit ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 27, 2017

Mercy Abang: How sexual predators target Nigerian kids

by Mercy Abang In Ogun State, Southwest Nigeria, 4-year-old Banke Olu (real name withheld) was raped by her auntie’s husband. ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 18, 2017

Mercy Abang: Poverty within opulence- Water crisis at the heart of Nigeria’s capital

by Mercy Abang Miracle, age 9, lives in Gishiri, has a daily routine of fetching from a nearby pond. “My ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 9, 2017

Mercy Abang: Young Zimbabweans brace up ahead of the nation’s 2018 general elections

by Mercy Abang​ Following the ouster of the despot Yahaya Jammeh of the Gambia, the notion that change will happen ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 21, 2017

Saatah Nubari: You should be very angry

by Saatah Nubari We are on the edge, dangling our feet, and we have no idea. I read in the news ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 13, 2017

“We use broken bottles to cut the umbilical cord immediately the women deliver” | Stories from traditional birth attendants

by Mercy Abang After losing her fourth child during delivery at the house of her regular traditional birth attendant (TBA), ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 10, 2016

Cheta Nwanze: Democracy is not for everyone

by Cheta Nwanze   Nihil est incertius vulgo, nihil obscurius voluntate hominum. — Cicero About four years ago, I had an ...

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November 11, 2013

“Jonathan’s gov’t is the first internet age presidency Nigerians have had” – Reuben Abati speaks on ‘Conversations with Mercy Abang’

by Mercy Abang Reuben Abati earned a first class degree from the University of Calabar, a cerebral writer he is ...

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September 23, 2013

Spotlight on Abuja and the land swap scheme by Sen. Bala Mohammed’s administration on ‘Conversations with Mercy Abang’

by Mercy Abang Abuja is witnessing a series of innovations in the city management, there are several ongoing projects that will transform ...

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September 16, 2013

“I’ll always be a queen” – Fiona Amuzie, 2010 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria speaks on ‘Conversations with Mercy Abang’

by Mercy Abang For ex-beauty queen, Fiona Amuzie, there is so much to give back after the Most Beautiful Girl ...

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September 9, 2013

“PDP has done a lot for young people” – Youth Leader, Malam Umar Garba Chiza speaks on ‘Conversations with Mercy Abang’

by Mercy Abang After the election of the 60-year-old youth leader of the People’s Democratic Party, Malam Umar Garba Chiza – ...

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August 26, 2013

“At the moment, people like IBB/OBJ control Nigeria” – Nigeria Dialogue initiator, Bankole Eniola speaks on ‘Conversations with Mercy Abang’

by Mercy Abang Bankole Eniola is our feature for the week and he is a Nigerian policy advocate based in ...

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May 6, 2013

“I just knew I had to come back to Nigeria” – Ife Adebayo speaks on ‘Conversations with Mercy Abang’

What comes to mind when you visit a primary school in Nigeria with hundreds of students confined in a classroom ...

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March 27, 2012

Mercy Abang: It is cool to be called an activist, but not cool to join a political party? Give me a break

by Mercy Abang If you ask me I will tell you that politics is the most successful business in Nigeria ...

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OluwapelumiNovember 12, 2011

Low turnout, apathy and a hostile police force: 11-11-11 hunger strike fails to hit a nerve

  By Mercy Abang & Hauwa Gambo What was expected to hold as a peaceful protest calling on the Nigerian ...

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