Tag: Nigerian

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August 14, 2013

Elnathan John: About Femi Fani-Kayode’s ‘bitter truth’

by Elnathan John My opinion in this matter is simple. A Lagosian as a social term is any Nigerian citizen ...

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August 10, 2013

Inspired: How athlete with Nigerian roots, James Dasaolu joined the British sprint elite

A mere glance would not suffice. A second take was required and, in some instances, a long, astonished, hard stare ...

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August 3, 2013

Busted: Nigerian student jailed in Malaysia for heroin posession

by Oge Okonkwo A 37-year-old Nigerian student, Uchenna Onuzulike, has been sentenced  to twelve years in jail and ten strokes of ...

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July 30, 2013

Busted: How NDLEA arrested Nigerian, Cape Verdean with cocaine in Lagos

by Oge Okonkwo A  Cape Verdean ,Rosangela Gomes Gonealves Correia, and  a Nigerian Olua Uguru Christopher have been arrested for the unlawful ...

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July 22, 2013

Les Leba: Sanusi’s tall story on high interest rates

by Les Leba The stupendous profits posted by Nigerian banks at a time of contracting industrial activities and the current ...

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July 16, 2013

Inspired: Nigerian scientist bags European award for quality research

A Nigerian scientist, Dr. Basil Fadipe has been awarded the European Society for Quality Research, ESQR, Quality Achievements Awards at ...

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July 15, 2013

Cheta Nwanze: We are not our brothers’ keepers, Nigerians (Y! FrontPage)

by Cheta Nwanze   In August 2011 when it was announced that cleaning up Ogoniland in the Niger Delta region ...

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July 8, 2013

Opinion: For once, let’s blame the youth for the state of the nation

by Bayo Oluwasanmi   The Nigerian youth should not be afraid of police beating, arrest, or being killed if need ...

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July 4, 2013

‘Olivia Pope’ is now a Nigerian! Hollywood’s Kerry Washington marries football player, Nnamdi Asomugha (PHOTO)

Not exactly a Scandal, but this is certainly a surprise! Kerry Washington married San Francisco 49ers cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha on June 24 in Blaine ...

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June 19, 2013

Police arrest man suspected to have killed Nigerian cab driver in New York

by Rachel Ogbu A suspect has been arrested in connection with the killing of a Nigerian cab driver in the ...

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June 19, 2013

Okey Ndibe: If Mandela were a Nigerian…

by Okey Ndibe If Mr. Mandela were a Nigerian, he would never have spent more than one week in prison… he ...

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June 14, 2013

“His face just exploded with blood”: Nigerian taxi driver killed in the US as passenger stabs him in the eye (PICTURED)

RICHARD YORK Livery cab driver Orji Ama Uro was fatally stabbed in the eye with an umbrella after dropping off a man ...

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June 14, 2013

Femi Longe: Re-imagining Information Technology education in Nigerian universities (Y! Policy Hub)

by Femi Longe Except for personal interest, graduating in computer science from a Nigerian university prepares you more for further ...

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May 28, 2013

Nigerian born UK designer, Shaun Akanbi, was allegedly killed after inviting man to his flat for sex

A fashion designer was stabbed through the heart by a man he befriended and asked round to his north London ...

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May 25, 2013

Opinion: Yes, the Woolwich beheaders are Nigerians

by Henry Olamiju “Failure is an orphan but success has many fathers” ~ Anonymous The news headlines in the past ...

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May 23, 2013

It’s official: Woolwich beheading suspect is a Nigerian (born and bred in Britain)

by Rachel Ogbu One of the two terror suspects being held for the murder of a serving soldier in the ...

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May 22, 2013

BBC Report: One of the London ‘beheaders’ might be a Nigerian [DETAILS]

by Akan Ido In a twist that might shock many, there are indications that one of the two attackers of ...

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May 17, 2013

SHOCKING: How British construction worker was executed in a toilet by Boko Haram [DETAILS]

The family of a British construction worker murdered by his Islamist kidnappers just minutes after a joint UK and Nigerian ...

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May 10, 2013

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji: It is not enough to be proudly Nigerian

by Iyinoluwa Aboyeji These days it is not enough to be “Proudly Nigerian” when we can build global companies that ...

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April 30, 2013

Man stabs his cousin to death because the cousin ‘killed him in a dream’

A Nigerian has been arrested in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state over the murder of a 25 year old man, his cousin. ...

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April 26, 2013

Naija no dey carry last: Nigerian, 22, breaks GPA record at John Hopkins, graduates in Neurosciences (PHOTO)

Emmanuel Ohuabunwa Reported by Malcolm Morrow A 22-year-old Nigerian student named Emmanuel Ohuabunwa has broke the record for highest GPA ...

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April 16, 2013

Firing blank, eh? More and more Nigerian men are going infertile – Experts warn

Fertility experts have warned that if nothing was done urgently to reverse the trend, more Nigerian men will not be ...

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April 16, 2013

Opinion: The Nigerian opposition and the 10,000 hour principle

from Omachoko In the light of the above could it be that the Nigerian opposition has not reached its 10,000th ...

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April 10, 2013

War of brands: Nigerian Football League disowns Globacom as sponsor, as MTN makes a move

The Nationwide League currently has no sponsor. The chairman of the Nigeria Nationwide League has disowned telecommunication giant, Globacom, saying it ...

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April 10, 2013

Analysis: Why our schools might not get better anytime soon

by Mark Amaza It is about time we came to the realization that the Nigerian government cannot provide free, quality ...

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March 23, 2013

Naija no dey carry last: 15-year-old outsmarts robbers who attacked her home in the US (PICTURED)

A 15 year old California girl is being called courageous for quickly hiding in a closet and calling police when  ...

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March 15, 2013

“Alamieyeseigha is crucial to the Nigerian economy” – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze If you are new to this morning tonic, you can view previous pieces here. But let us not ...

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March 15, 2013

Femke becomes Funke: The big question on everyone’s mind

by Femke van Zeijl Some of my single Nigerian girlfriends seem obsessed with matrimony. With every new boyfriend, with every ...

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March 14, 2013

Nigerian, 35, jailed in the UK for trafficking teenage girls in Europe for prostitution (PHOTOS)

A man has been jailed for 14 years for his role in the ‘horrific’ ordeal of two teenage girls being ...

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March 4, 2013

Revealed: Nigerian among the richest property owners in the UK, guess who SHE is (PICTURED)

It is a central London apartment block with a price tag that only the world’s richest can afford to pay. ...

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