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People, organized as a collective force, must demand these changes, deploy their democratic rights to select leaders who they believe will meet their aspirations, protect and defend their freedoms and hold their elected servants and governments to account. If you...
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says President Muhammadu Buhari and his handlers have opened our nation for international ridicule arising from reports quoting United States President, Donald Trump, describing President Buhari as “lifeless”. The party said such embarrassment is a backlash...
A protest was sparked among Nigerians on board a flight in Germany following an issue with a fellow citizen (Nigerian) and the airline authorities. It was gathered that the Nigerian man had no complete documents and was not meant to...
The United Nations has said it has approved the use of Indian hemp for medical purposes, urging Nigeria to relax laws restricting usage to allow its prescription for Nigerians. The UN also decried criminalisation of hard drugs’ use, noting that...
Saudi Arabia has imposed a compulsory levy equivalent of N163,000 on each  prospective Nigerian pilgrim, who has performed Hajj or Umrah in the last two years. It also introduced a five per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) on all services,...
Application Guidelines for the 2018 Xiamen University Scholarships for New International Students Introduction XMU itself offers scholarships to doctoral, master’s and undergraduate candidates. Scholarship awardees will have their tuition covered (a maximum of 4 years for doctoral programs, 2 or...
The British Deputy High Commissioner in Nigeria, Laure Beaufils, has painted a worrisome picture of what Nigerian girls trafficked abroad go through in foreign lands. Mrs. Beaufils, who was speaking on Monday in Benin City, Edo State, during a Roundtable...
BY PAVITHRA MOHAN What does it mean to be middle class? Depends on who you ask. As I wrote recently, Americans of all stripes think of themselves as middle class. Though being middle class has been defined as a household gross income anywhere...
Liberia has asked Nigeria for 6,000 teachers and other forms of technical assistance. The new President of Liberia, George Weah, made this request during his visit to Nigeria, which he  described as a “mission of gratitude and respect for the...
Mark Zuckerberg has turned down another yet another request to answer questions from politicians outside of the United States. On October 31st, the Facebook founder was invited to give evidence before a UK parliamentary committee, with politicians from Canada co-signing...