Tag: nigeria

Adetayo AdesolaJune 20, 2018

#WorldCup 2018: Is Africa ready to win the World Cup anytime soon?

After the first round of games in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and all the African teams have taken to ...

tosin adesinaJune 20, 2018

[The Activism Blog] World Sickle Cell day: Love is not enough

The 19th of June has been earmarked as the World Sickle Cell day to create awareness about the blood disorder ...

Adetayo AdesolaJune 16, 2018

#WorldCup Preview: It’s time for Nigeria to show that it can shine more than its jersey

“It is time to set childish things away and focus on the reason why they are wearing that jersey” my ...

Adetayo AdesolaJune 14, 2018

#WorldCup2018: Gabriel Jesus, Timo Werner, Wilfred Ndidi… 10 youngsters to lookout for in Russia

Today at the office my editor and I got into a discussion about my article on the young players to ...

tosin adesinaJune 12, 2018

First the IMF and now ActionAid says Nigerians are deep into poverty

In March 2018, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) stated that Nigerians are getting poorer and therefore called for urgent and ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 11, 2018

The Late 5: MURIC says Nigerians begged it not to sue Falz, Nigeria and Morocco signs 3 agreements and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Nigeria and the Kingdom of Morocco on Monday signed agreements on ...

Adetayo AdesolaJune 10, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Messi will look to finally conquer the world in Group D

The climax of the 2017/2018 club season made me realise that there is nothing more important in football than representing ...

tosin adesinaJune 7, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Cholera: When will Nigerians have access to clean water?

At a time several countries in the world have declared a total eradication of Cholera, Nigeria is still battling with ...

tosin adesinaJune 7, 2018

#ThisIsNigeria: Once again MURIC goes petty

Several times, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) have taken umbrage to many issues in the country even when the issues ...

tosin adesinaJune 6, 2018

Illegal dismissal of Bolulere Opukiri, Inihebe Effiong to drag FG to court

The last has not been heard of the dismissal of Bolulere Opukiri a staff of the federal government amnesty office. ...

tosin adesinaJune 3, 2018

One year after, no one has been punished for diverting 2017 Ramadan Aid

One of the reasons corruption continues to thrive in Nigeria is that we have very few precedents to deter others ...

tosin adesinaMay 30, 2018

Professor Ishaq Oloyede and his silent revolution in JAMB

The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Professor Ishaq Oloyede is in the news and it’s for ...

Edwin OkoloMay 15, 2018

To solve a problem like Nigeria you need an Andela

“Is anyone comfortable enough to articulate what they know Andela to be?” This is the first question Mohini Ufeli, Communications ...

SponsorMay 1, 2018

2018 WMD: Mortein, State Ministries of Health Partner for a Malaria Free Nigeria

Honourable Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole; General Manager, Reckitt Benckiser (RB), West Africa, Dayanand Sriram; National Coordinator, National Malaria ...

tosin adesinaApril 22, 2018

Omo Agege just reminded your senators that nobody is safe in Nigeria, not even them

The madness that started in Rivers made its way to Edo, had a stop over in Ekiti and finally made ...

Chelsea AgbasiereApril 19, 2018

Nigerian women are trapped in a dance of culture and Femicide

During an interview, the interviewer, a middle-aged man asked me a rhetorical question, “Do you wish to identify with the ...

Wilfred OkicheApril 16, 2018

LONG READ: Does the Nigerian society hate women?

The recent death of South African icon and Apartheid activist, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has thrown up interesting conversations about a woman’s ...

tosin adesinaApril 8, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Zamfara28: The federal government should not be worried

Education is the fastest way of illuminating the darkness surrounding an environment or a group of people. Western education has ...

Adetayo AdegbemleApril 3, 2018

Opinion: Is Nigeria on the brink of a trade war with China?

Africa is going through another phase of self-imposed slavery and colonization. This is especially in the face of the aggressive ...

Alexander OnukwueApril 1, 2018

“Yes, I helped rig elections” “Nigerians should fight for themselves” | Read the top 10 quotes from last week

It’s the second quarter of 2018! A holiday weekend is an occasion for relaxation and brief refreshment before hitting another ...

tosin adesinaMarch 31, 2018

With one doctor to 6000 patients, Nigeria is officially experiencing a health crisis

On this blog, between September 2017 till date we’ve called the attention of the Federal government of Nigeria to the ...

tosin adesinaMarch 31, 2018

At BudgIT symposium, speakers call on Federal government to invest in its people

Recently, Mr Bill Gates was in Nigeria where he made an appeal to the federal government to invest in its ...

Alexander OnukwueMarch 29, 2018

Martin Luther King award scam: Yes, it is a scam and the Presidency should be ashamed

  In communicating the receipt of a leadership award from “the MLK family”, President Buhari’s media team (or whoever posted ...

ThankGod UkachukwuMarch 24, 2018

#DapchiGirls: Much ado about a defeated Boko Haram

Nigeria is a conundrum. A complicated entity with competing interests. A country in which its constituent parts have differing agendas ...

tosin adesinaMarch 20, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] The change we were promised is driving people to suicide

The year 2016/2017 marked by suicides in Nigeria. We plummeted from the international happiness index and saw cases of people ...

SponsorMarch 20, 2018

TomTom has joined the Super Eagles on their journey to Russia 2018

Support for the Super Eagles was further boosted by the announcement of TomTom as the official candy of the Super ...

tosin adesinaMarch 15, 2018

Its been four years since the Chibok girls were kidnapped, but for BBOG the job isn’t done yet

One of the most active civil rights group post independence Nigeria is the Bring Back Our Girls Group (BBOG) the ...

tosin adesinaMarch 14, 2018

[The Activism Blog] Activists flay Senate over N13.5m allowance but we’re barely scratching the surface

Over the years, it has been a subject of speculation as to what Nigeria’s federal lawmakers earn as salaries and ...

Alexander OnukwueMarch 13, 2018

The President is surprised again: should we expect any consequences?

 Ibrahim Idris, the Inspector General of Police, did not spend more than 24 hours in Benue after President Muhammadu Buhari ...

tosin adesinaMarch 9, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] Nigeria, Liberia and the impending Brain Drain

President of the Republic of Liberia, George Weah visited Nigeria on 5 March 2018. The main reason for Weah’s visit ...

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