Tag: Nigerian

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December 13, 2013

Elnathan John: This is how to be an African writer

by Elnathan John An African writer must love rights. Human rights. Womens rights. Gay rights. Animal rights. In that order. ...

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November 29, 2013

Private jet ready to deport ‘close to death’ Nigerian hunger striker from the UK

The Home Office has reserved a private jet to deport a man who has been on hunger strike in immigration ...

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November 25, 2013

Brutality: Nigerian teenager arrested in Italy for killing 60-year-old woman (PICTURED)

by ‘Jola Sotubo A Nigerian teenager has been arrested by police in Italy on suspicion of murdering an elderly female ...

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November 19, 2013

Prof. Pat Utomi, Chude Jideonwo, Sim Shagaya & Mario Valles are keynote speakers at Techie. Entrepreneurial. Nigerian. Talented event [DETAILS]

Techie. Entrepreneurial. Nigerian. Talented (TENT), a platform that showcases, connects, adds value and inspires is hosted by Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN). The ...

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November 16, 2013

Dele Momodu: The travails of Chief Harry Akande

by Dele Momodu It remains a mystery why the powers-that-be hate the guts of such pathfinders. I’m not willing to ...

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November 15, 2013

Vera Ezimora: Dear Ann Coulter, to have multiple orgasms from a Nigerian Prince, Press 1 – again

by Vera Ezimora Yesterday on Nigerian Twitter, people were pissed about Ann Coulter’s latest article, titles, “To Speak To A ...

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November 15, 2013

Terrible: Nigerian man gruesomely murdered by business partner in Ireland (Viewer Discretion)

by ‘Jola Sotubo A middle-aged Nigerian man died yesterday in Dublin, Ireland after he was attacked and beaten to a ...

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November 13, 2013

Opinion: My children’s first time in London – and what it told me about Nigeria

by Tiola And that first plate of white rice and stew in that far flung place felt like the warmth ...

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October 28, 2013

“I try my best in everything I do,” – Nigerian Muslim girl among world’s 50 smartest teenagers

A 16-year-old Nigerian Muslim girl, whose name has been buzzing in the headlines lately as a promising talent, has reserved ...

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October 23, 2013

“I’m disgusted by human behaviour”: Supermodel, Oluchi Orlandi goes on a curious Twitter rant (READ)

by Oge Okonkwo Oluchi Onweagba-Orlandi is angry! The supermodel and Africa’s New Top Model host some hours ago, took to the ...

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October 18, 2013

500 Nigerian youth jailed in Japanese prisons – Bishop Enoch Adebayo

No fewer than 500 Nigerian youths are languishing in Japanese prisons over alleged drugs and other related offences, a Nigerian-born ...

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October 15, 2013

Not quite an expected homecoming: Hundreds of Nigerian prisoners to be sent home to serve out sentence

Hundreds of Nigerian criminals will be sent home to serve out prison sentences under a deal set to be struck ...

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October 13, 2013

Don’t try this at home! Nigerian man lifts power generator (and a bag of cement) WITH HIS TEETH (WATCH)

by Oge Okonkwo We do not know the exact place this happened but the man’s strenght is simply amazing. How ...

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October 7, 2013

Collins Uma: The Nigerian critic (Y! FrontPage)

by Collins Uma This is the anatomy of the Nigerian critic. He is headed for doom who waits for the approval ...

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October 5, 2013

Wow! Ex-beauty queen, Nike Oshinowo, 47, now mother of a set of twins

by Oge Okonkwo 47-year-old former beauty queen Nike Oshinowo is now a mother with a set of twins, according to ...

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October 2, 2013

Singer, Omawumi pays tribute to Nigeria at 53 as Konga announces new fulfillment centre, massive sales and discounts (WATCH)

by Akan Ido Award Winning Songstress/Music diva, Omawumi Megbele gives a tribute to Nigeria at 53 with a special rendition ...

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October 1, 2013

Opinion: Nigeria is worth it, please celebrate her!

by Ikem Eva Deborah Today, I expect our leaders to perform the same dance of shame they perform at Nigeria’s ...

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September 30, 2013

Sad news: Nigerian woman dies while on pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia

  The Jigawa State pilgrim welfare board on Monday announced the death of one Hajiya Safiya Musa in Medina, Saudi ...

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September 27, 2013

#OurNASS: Youth visit Assembly Complex, demand a pay cut for Nigerian lawmakers (WATCH)

by Oge Okonkwo Several Nigerian youth in a peaceful protest on Thursday marched from the parking lot of Eagles Square, ...

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September 20, 2013

She’s the boss! Supermodel, Oluchi channels her inner queen on cover of New African Woman magazine (PHOTOS)

by Oge Okonkwo Nigerian supermodel Oluchi Orlandi, is the face for the New African Woman Magazine October 2013 issue. Oluchi who ...

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September 18, 2013

Islam’s answer to Miss World: Nigerian wins World Muslim beauty pageant (PHOTO)

Nigerian wins World Muslim beauty pageant A Nigerian woman tearfully prayed and recited Koranic verses as she won a beauty ...

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September 16, 2013

BIZARRE: Nigerian attacks policemen with cutlass in Cote d’Ivoire, accuse officers of conspiracy

by Oge Okonkwo A Nigerian man, identified as Bethel Chima, was shot in the legs after running in a murderous frenzy ...

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September 13, 2013

BUSTED: How spy service exposed thousands of Nigerian email scammers

A crude but effective online service that lets users deploy keystroke logging malware and then view the stolen data remotely ...

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September 10, 2013

It’s official… or not! M.I, Olamide, Vector beat Modenine, others to lead the ‘Top 10 most gifted Nigerian rappers’ list (READ)

from Celebrifacts RAP means Rhythmically Applied Poetry, it is not just a genre, it’s an art, therefore there are certain ...

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August 28, 2013

SK Johnson: So Nigerians, what do we do with Beverly Osu now?

by SK Johnson So, Nigerians, what happens now? What do we do with Beverly now? I mean, on the one ...

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August 26, 2013

Opinion: On Eedris Abdulkareem – Why do Nigerians hate the truth?

by Gbemi Abayomi Let’s play the tape back from the very start till now. If not for their revolution as ...

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August 26, 2013

Ijeoma Nwogwugwu: Seismic shift in Nigeria’s electricity sector

by Ijeoma Nwogwugwu That Interstate has gotten this far in the process should be blamed on Vice-President Namadi Sambo who ...

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August 21, 2013

Drug trafficking: Nigerian, 31, sentenced to death in Vietnam

by Oge Okonkwo   For the crime of drug trafficking, a 31-year-old Nigerian man (name withheld) and a Thai woman, ...

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August 18, 2013

Nigerian dies of alcohol overdose in India

by Oge Okonkwo A  28-year-old Nigerian man identified as Mbamara Chidera Festus, has died from alcohol overdose at the Inamdar Hospital, in India while ...

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August 14, 2013

300 Nigerian girls languish in Libyan prisons

The Initiative for Youth Awareness on Migration, Immigration, Development and Re-integration, IYAMIDR, yesterday, raised alarm that over 300 Nigerian girls ...

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