Africa, O Africa, By Fani-Kayode

Africa, O Africa, By Fani-Kayode

The largest empires that the world has ever known are, in order of size, the British, Mongol, Russian, Spanish, Umayyad, Yuan, Qing, French, Abbasid and Portuguese empires. There were a number of other large and notable empires in world history such as the Roman, Ottoman, Greek, Babylonian, Persian and Mughal empires. The  post-World War 1 […]

May Day: Dr. Philip Ugbodaga Salutes Health Workers

May Day: Dr. Philip Ugbodaga Salutes Health Workers

The Medical Director of Central Hospital, Benin City and former Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association, Edo State branch, Dr Philip Ugbodaga has congratulated the leadership and members of unions in the hospital on the commemoration of 2019 Worker’s Day. The Medical Director made the remarks in a statement released by the Public Relations Officer […]

Why We Chose Not To Represent Kidnap, Robbery Suspects, Says Edo NBA Chairman

Why We Chose Not To Represent Kidnap, Robbery Suspects, Says Edo NBA Chairman

Mr. Collins Ogiegbaen has responded to a query sent to the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) by NAIJA CENTER NEWS on the recent declaration by the Association to boycott legal representation for robbery and kidnapping suspect in Edo State. The association said it was withdrawing its services from all suspects whose offenses are related to kidnapping, […]

Threat to life: APC Chieftain Eze sends SOS to Buhari, IGP

Threat to life: APC Chieftain Eze sends SOS to Buhari, IGP

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has sent out an urgent SOS to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, to come to his aid and protect him from alleged threats to life against him by Senator Magnus Abe and his […]

SERAP writes Gov. Dickson, asks him to reject life pension for Bayelsa lawmakers

SERAP writes Gov. Dickson, asks him to reject life pension for Bayelsa lawmakers

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State urging him to use his “good offices as trustee of the state’s resources, and consistent with your constitutional oath of office, to reject the proposed life pension bill by the leader of the House of Assembly Peter […]

Another Nigerian Shot Dead In South Africa

Another Nigerian Shot Dead In South Africa

The Nigerians Citizens Association in South Africa (NICASA) says another Nigerian, Tony Elochukwu, from Nnobi Anambra State has been killed by an unidentified gunman in South Africa. The president of NICASA, Ben Okoli, said this in a letter sent to the Consular General, Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg. Three Nigerians were killed between April 6 and […]

8 LGs In Buhari’s State Overrun By Armed Bandit, Says Uche Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus said President Muhammadu Buhari's home state, Katsina State has been overrun by armed bandits.

8 LGs In Buhari’s State Overrun By Armed Bandit, Says Uche Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus said President Muhammadu Buhari’s home state, Katsina State has been overrun by armed bandits.

What Does The Name “Nigeria” Mean To You? Fani-Kayode’s Daughter

What Does The Name “Nigeria” Mean To You? Fani-Kayode’s Daughter

-By Remilekun Fani-Kayode. (Daughter of Chief Femi Fani-Kayode) At first I got angry about Aunty Natasha H. Akpoti’s essay titled ‘WHAT DOES NIGERIA MEAN TO YOU?’ which I first read on my father’s (Chief Femi Fani-Kayode’s) Facebook page. Then I got curious and decided to look into this. The name “Niger” isn’t sourced from the […]

President Buhari Approves $500,000, 5 Hilux Van, Others For Guinea Bissau

President Buhari Approves $500,000, 5 Hilux Van, Others For Guinea Bissau

In his capacity as Chairman of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State, President Muhammadu Buhari, this morning, directed the Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama to undertake an urgent mission as his Special Envoy to Guinea Bissau, in the company of ECOWAS Commission President, Jean-Claude Brou. President Buhari had in response to an […]

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