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Things Fall Apart named one of 12 novels considered the “Greatest Book Ever Written”

One of Africa’s literary giants Albert Chinualumogu Achebe passed away in 2013 aged 82 but his works continue to make headlines. Achebe’s first novel Things Fall Apart (1958) which is widely considered...

Haiti Doesn’t Have a Vodou Problem, It Has a Christianity Problem

Taking a page out of the Gospel of Pat Robertson, Chibly Langlois, Haiti’s first Roman Catholic cardinal revealed the “big social problem” in Haiti: Vodou. He argued that Vodou offers “magic” but...

“The Public Discourse Over Amotekun”. Bola Tinubu Finally Speaks On Amotekun

Former governor of Lagos state and chieftain of the ruling party, APC, Alhaji Ahmed Bola Tinubu, has finally broken his silence on the raging issue of South West Security Network, codenamed “Amotekun”...

Nigerian Expressions; Danfo, Okada, Tokunbo, K-Leg, 25 Others Added In Oxford Dictionary Latest Update

Some words and expressions which evolved uniquely from Nigeria have found its way into mainstream official English language. At least 29 of such expressions were spotted in the latest (January 2020) updates...

Buried for 50 years: Britain’s shameful role in the Biafran war, by Frederick Forsyth

It is a good thing to be proud of one’s country, and I am – most of the time. But it would be impossible to scan the centuries of Britain’s history...

Trump Plans To Add Nigeria & Six Other Countries To Travel Ban

Some countries will face bans only on some visa categories, the Wall Street Journal reported. The list of countries was not final and could yet change, website Politico said.

Nigeria Is Haunted by Its Civil War

LAGOS, Nigeria — Fifty years ago, on Jan. 15, Nigeria’s civil war ended. Fought between the country’s southeast region, which seceded and called itself Biafra, and the rest of the country, which...
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Brain freeze: Russian Firm Offers A Path To Immortality For A Fee

SERGIYEV POSAD, Russia (Reuters) - When Alexei Voronenkov’s 70-year-old mother passed away, he paid to have her brain frozen and stored in the hope breakthroughs in science will one day be able...

Yoruba Leaders Hints At Possible Secession of Southwest From Nigeria

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Thursday 16 January, gave a veiled hint that under certain circumstances the South-west of Nigeria could possibly consider the option of secession from Nigeria.

Supreme Court Shuts Out Popular Gov. Ihedioha & Replaces Him With Third Runner-up Uzodinma...

The election of Chief Emeka Ihedioha, governor of Imo State, has been nullified by Nigeria’s Supreme Court in Abuja. It declared Sen. Hope Uzodinma of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) (appellant)...