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Social issues and News surrounding Nigeria

CRISA has urged the youth to stop abusing alcohol and drugs.Read statement from CRISA here:The perceived hardships in in our todays realities may be responsible for the abuse of psychoactive substances such as cocaine, heroin and cannabis ( Indian hemp). More popular in recent times usage are pharmaceutical substances...
Former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi was confirmed as Minister earlier today, and that has brought about a lot of reactions from Nigerians on social media. It was always going to be a controversial one, but hey... It's happened and for now we'll have to accept it. https://twitter.com/tosinadeda/status/659752062008369152https://twitter.com/d_problemsolver/status/659756014854606852https://twitter.com/titilayodeji13/status/659756322842402816https://twitter.com/yungrichyy/status/659759267868725249https://twitter.com/mayjorh/status/659762152224522240https://twitter.com/andymadaki/status/659753063977218048https://twitter.com/musadiqz/status/659755924903563264
It's official! The Nigerian Senate has approved the nomination of former Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi as a minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The approval happened on Thursday, after the Senate emerged from a closed session. However, it was reported that PDP senators walked out of the chamber in...
Violence has erupted at an Ibadan school after a student died after excessive flogging from a teacher and the principal.The students of IMG Secondary School, Oke Ado, Ibadan, on Wednesday, expressed outrage after their colleague was allegedly flogged to death by a teacher, and started destroying school property.According to...
This sounds like something from a Nollywood, and Jerry Springer collabo.A man who was caught sleeping with his mother-in-law got a hot shower from his wife. Unfortunately it was too hot, and intentionally so. Apparently she had boiled the water for a long time before pouring it on his...
The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has removed the eldest son of the late Emir Ado Bayero, Lamido Bayero, as Ciroman Kano and District Head of Gwale. Apparently this comes after a few months of some issues between the two.According to a report by premium times, the new Emir wrote...
                                                 Found on: www.bakadesuyo.com Internet dating is very common and more and more popular these days. Of course, first thing you notice on someone’s profile where you make...
It seems like the Ministerial screening has been going on forever right? So far 31 ministerial nominees have been screened and 18 have been confirmed as Ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Their exact posts though are unknown right now. The 18 confirmed ministers are:1. Udoma Udo Udoma (Akwa Ibom...
About a week ago, CNN published an article of the World's Worst Airports, and Port Harcourt Airport topped this list. In the article, the airport was described as having unhelpful and unpleasant staff, lack of seating, broken AC, and a tent for an arrival hall.List of Worst Airports:1. Port...
A young man who identified himself as Olufemi Julius came to popular Mobile phone Market in Akure (Olukayode Shopping Complex) with a riffle this morning with intention of killing someone. Thankfully, no one was injured or killed as he was overpowered and handed over to the police. When arrested and interrogated, he seemed...
Donald Trump made some very controversial comments about African leaders in an article by Christine Mendoza for Politica. He made many statements including calling African as lazy fools, only good at eating and love making. Here's part of what he said: "Look at African countries like Kenya for instance, those people are...
Reports have it that Nigeria's secret police have arrested and charged 45 suspects in connection with an alleged Boko Haram plot to attack Lagos.According to AFP, sources, who asked not to be identified for security reasons, said that about 60 people were arrested but some later released. While 45...
A prostitute in Enugu simply identified as Roseline, has been confirmed dead by the Enugu State Police Command in a brothel after what witnesses around called a marathon session with three men. According to police, she died early Sunday morning at a brothel in Obollo-Afor, Enugu.One of the men,...
This question has been hovering over my thoughts for quite a while. As outlandish as this may seem (indeed some might find it rhetorical), the answer has shown to be a bit cumbersome.Starting with myself, going a few years back. I recall my burning desire to be seen on...
Horray!!! We have a new Ooni of Ife!!! Almost 3 months after the death of Oba Okunade Sijuwade in a London hospital, and amidst all the troubles surrounding the selection of  a new Ooni of Ife, earlier this morning it was communicated that 40 years old Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi of...
As the ministerial screening and confirmation moves towards conclusion, Senator Solomon Adeola representing Lagos West Senatorial district has rated the Senate high in the performance of the constitutional duty of confirmation of ministers for the federal executive council.While taking stock of the exercise so far after the last screening involving Rt. Hon Rotimi...

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