Tag: Nigerian

Op-ed EditorFebruary 4, 2017

The Church Blog: Our favorite song on Obiwon’s new album just got its video

After ending 2016 with a late year album release, Obiora Obiwon begins 2017 with the live recording visual for his ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 18, 2017

Ayo Sogunro: Look Nigerians, can we please shut up the rationalising?

by Ayo Sogunro I received with regret news that the Air Force,working to mop up BH insurgents, accidentally bombed a ...

AzeezNovember 22, 2016

Nigerian football juggler breaks Guinness World Record (WATCH)

Harrison Chinedu, a Nigerian football juggler has broken the Guinness World Record for cycling with a football balanced on the ...

AzeezNovember 10, 2016

Nigerian to be executed in Singapore for drug trafficking

The execution of a Nigerian national, Chijioke Obioha for possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking on December 30, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 19, 2016

Navy arrests 28 oil thieves

In a bid to rid Nigeria’s maritime of criminals, the Nigerian Navy said it has arrested 28 oil thieves during ...

UgoTalksAlotOctober 11, 2016

UgoTalksAlot: Useless is a country determined to destroy its future

June 24, 2016, I had been chasing the date for the past four years. It was the day I would ...

AzeezOctober 4, 2016

#30Days30Voices: ‘The less privileged are most affected by the economy’

The current economic situation, worsened by high rate of inflation and skyrocketing prices of commodities has been nothing to write ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 20, 2016

The Thread: Is Nigeria really united by a system we can’t live without?

Twitter user, Andy Obuoforibo highlights the corrosive influence of the federal government on Nigeria’s economic prosperity. Check out his tweets below: ...

RoqeebahSeptember 16, 2016

The Thread: @elnathan_john joins the throng speaking about gender equality

Satirist and author of popular novel, Born on a Tuesday, Elnathan John is no stranger to The Thread. Today, a ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 13, 2016

Opinion: 15 things you can do as a youth to make Nigeria better overnight

by Jude ‘Feranmi “Nigeria can be DIFFERENT if we decide to DO what it takes and I believe that Young ...

ToluSeptember 12, 2016

Wizkid, Toke Makinwa and other celeb photos that give us life this holiday

It’s the holiday season and some of our favourite Nigerian celebrities are out and about serving major fashion and fun ...

Oreoluwa PetersSeptember 5, 2016

#30Days30Voices: ‘There is light at the end of the tunnel’ | Man believes Nigeria’s economic recession is a sign of great things to come

In the past few weeks, Nigeria has ‘technically’ slipped into recession and different sectors of the economy have been hit ...

ToluSeptember 4, 2016

No end in sight for #KenyansVsNigerians Twitter war

During the recent trip of Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO to Nigeria, he took a short break from the country for a brief visit to Kenya. While ...

AzeezAugust 30, 2016

Nigerian wins silver at the Westchester table tennis U.S. tourney

Olajide Omotayo, a Nigerian tennis player on Tuesday said he was overwhelmed winning the silver medal at the Westchester Open tournament ...

Oreoluwa PetersAugust 30, 2016

#30Days30Voices: Will you quit your job for farming? This Nigerian tells us if he will

Severally, agriculture has been touted as the next big thing and the solution to the economic difficulties of many countries ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 26, 2016

PROFILE: The day Joke Silva charmed me

by Mazi Emeka Joke Silva is a familiar face, and name, for at least three generations – and she is ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 26, 2016

‘I can’t date a guy who can’t provide for me’ | Actress Lilian Afegbai speaks up on Moments (WATCH)

Moments in Nigeria explores the topic ‘No Romance Without Finance’ in this episode. Watch the beautiful actress, Lilian Afegbai give ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 10, 2016

Opinion: A different perspective for building your Nigerian startup

by Ade Olabode I’ve always been fascinated by FourSquare. They’re like a Phoenix that keeps on rising from the ashes ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 7, 2016

Jude Ndukwe: Buhari’s new NNPC board and the looming doom

By Jude Ndukwe The recent reconstitution of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, by President Muhammadu Buhari ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 28, 2016

Opinion: The madness of Nigerian governors; a case study of Mimiko

by Gbenga Adene Ojo Oladimeji will agree with me that I’ve given up on arguing anything related to Nigeria/politics because ...

Mazi EmekaJune 18, 2016

Chinese man arrested for trying to kill Nigerian business partner

An alleged assassination attempt gone wrong has resulted in the arrest of a Chinese national, Sunk Kun, who has lived ...

Isime EseneJune 14, 2016

OJB Jezreel’s death, Anna Banner’s shocking ‘mis-yarn’… and more on The Slab with Isime‎

Welcome to another edition of The Slab with Isime. The Slab is a weekly gabfest offering a newsroom perspective bla-bla-bla…. ...

Mazi EmekaJune 14, 2016

Nigerians react to the death of OJB Jezreel, producer of ‘African Queen’

Following the death of ace singer and producer, OJB Jezreel, Nigerians have taken to social media platform – Twitter – ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 14, 2016

Nigerian Colonel beats 380 others in US war college

Charles Nengite, a colonel in the Nigerian Army, at the weekend beat 380 other postgraduate students to the top position ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 30, 2016

Opinion: If Lai Mohammed needs more excuses, he can blame Amaechi

By Reno Omokri On January 22, 2016, I tweeted a joke which went viral. I had said that at meetings ...

Op-Ed EditorMay 26, 2016

Ayo Sogunro: How the Nigerian society is truly structured

by Ayo Sogunro *This is the first part The best way to understand the class structure of Nigerian society it ...

Mazi EmekaMay 24, 2016

Opinion: Why Nigerian states need restructuring

By Uzoma Erondu Nigeria has a thing or two to learn from Sudan. Yes, the same Sudan known for strife, ...

Mazi EmekaMay 23, 2016

Nigerian accused of rape in the UK, freed

A 26 year old Nigerian, Sam Obeghe, living and studying in the United Kingdom was on Wednesday discharged and acquitted ...

Mazi EmekaMay 22, 2016

Ukrainian Pastor, Sunday Adelaja entangled in adultery scandal

Founder of one of Europe’s biggest churches, Sunday Adelaja, has been accused of having intercourse with more than 20 women ...

Mazi EmekaMay 21, 2016

Nigerian teenager files N500 million suit against EgyptAir

More troubles ahead for EygptAir as a Nigerian teenager, Joshua Adekunle-AbdulAzeez, has filed a N500 million law suit against the ...

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