Government warns that fresh #EndSARS protests will be treated as treasonable regime change action


NIGERIA'S federal government has warned that any fresh #EndSARS protests by the country's youths planned for next month will be treated as an attempt to overthrow the government and dealt with as regime change treason.



President-elect Biden names Nigerian economist Wale Adeyemo named as deputy treasury secretary

PRESIDENT-elect Joe Biden has named Nigerian-born economist Wale Adeyemo as the new deputy treasury secretary as he continues with the formation of his cabinet ahead of the January 20 inauguration.



What I would do in response to the latest massacre in Borno State

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[1] Register and licence local vigilante groups

[2] Establish 20 Nigerian Army battalions in strategic towns across the north east

[3] Commence building of a fence along the borders with Chad/Cameroon/Niger

[4] Offer free uniforms and school meals to all youths in the area to encourage education

[5] Get the Lake Chad Basin Authority to create 30,000 jobs in the northeast


Rohr hopeful Lookman and Ejaria will be cleared to play for Nigeria before Nations Cup qualifiers


SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr of having Fulham winger Ademola Lookman and Reading playmaker Ovie Ejaria available for selection in March when the team gets together for its final round of African Nations Cup qualifiers.



10 inexplicable things about President Buhari I simply cannot get my head around

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(1) Why has his government not clamped down on Boko Haram with the same ruthlessness as it did the Shiites and Ipob

(2) Why are Fulani herdsmen not being subjected to the same venom as #EndSARS protesters


Netherlands returns stolen 600 year old Ile-Ife artefact to Nigeria after intercepting it at Amsterdam

HOLLAND has returned a priceless terracotta head to Nigeria after Dutch customs officials intercepted the 600 year old artefact that was stolen from the ancient city of Ile Ife and smuggled to Europe through Ghana.



10 industrial goods Nigeria should use this Covid-19 hiatus to mass-produce and flood the global market with

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(1) A modern day molue that is electric, comes with air conditioning and costs about half the price of a competitive bus

(2) Flatscreen TVs that you can hang on the wall like clocks

(3) All-in-one iPads and mobile phone sets

(4) A combined microwave/toaster

(5) Tinned jollof rice packs that can rival Heinz baked beans

(6) Rain-proof agbadas

(7) Head ties that open up as umbrellas when you want them to


Northeast governors say amount allocated to their geo-political zone is inadequate


GOVERNORS of Nigeria's six states in the northeast geo-political zone have decried the allocation of N43.32bn ($113m) to the North East Development Commission in the 2021 federal budget saying it is not enough to execute the required capital projects.



Bianca lashes out at Igbo leaders for keeping silent in the face of federal government marginalisation


NIGERIA'S former ambassador to Spain Bianca Ojukwu has lashed out at Igbo leaders for keeping silent on the face of the continued marginalisation of the people of the southeast geo-political zone by the federal government.



Senate debate reveals that there are now as many as 350m illegal arms available in Nigeria


AS many as 350m illegal arms are now available across Nigeria according to senate majority leader Senator Yahaya Abdullahi who revealed that about 70% of all the illicit weapons in the West African sub-region are now in the country.




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