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Sierra Leonean Doctor Dies Of Ebola At US Hospital

A surgeon who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone and was flown to Nebraska, USA for treatment has died of the virus.Nebraska Medical Center said...

Nigeria’s First Female Chief Justice Appointed

A step in the right direction in terms of gender equality, the President & Senate have appointed Nigeria's First Female Chief Justice,  Justice Aloma Mariam...

Christmas Day ‘Underwear Bomber’ Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab Pleads Guilty

This comes as somewhat of a surprise as Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the man accused of trying to blow up Northwest Flight 253 on Christmas...

And your RACE is?

I tried to explain that over time, in addition to what my professors taught me in college and what I’ve experienced, I had come to see race as a social construct. I view humanity as the human race consisting of people from various ethnicities, not various races.

Nigeria Seeks Protection For Kaita After He Received 1000+ Death Threats

The Nigerian team has asked its government to provide security for midfielder Sani Kaita after his red card during a World Cup loss to...

Abuja Prostitutes Given 48 hrs to Leave The City

Worried by the sharp increase in their activities, sex workers in the Federal Capital Territory have been given a 48-hour ultimatum by the FCT...

Yar’Adua Funeral Procession Out Of Abuja (Pics)

Seeing these pics of the late President Umaru Yar'Adua kinda sobered me up. The 4th Nigerian president to die in office in 50 years....

Breaking News!!! President Yar’ Adua Is Dead!!!

President Yar' Adua is Dead. According to THISDAY he passed on earlier this night between 9.30 and 10pm.He has been battling acute pericaditis, an...

Women’s rights groups demand probe of Senator Ahmed Yerima’s marriage to...

This is an article from the Washington Post. It is damn right gross. What kind of country do we "love"? Nigeria is a beautiful...

Nigerian Acting President Goodluck Jonathan On CNN (Video)

For those that didn't get a chance to catch CNN's interview with Nigerian Acting president, Goodluck Jonathan, here are snippets of his interview. He...

Babangida Officially Declares Presidential Ambition

Finally, former Head of State, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has confirmed that he would contest the 2011 Presidential election.The declaration came one week after...

New Cabinet Lists

List of new Ministers and Cabinet Members. For the most part most of these folks are recycled, but there are some new faces like...

New Sectarian Violence in Jos Outskirts (Video)

WARNING!!!!!! This Video Is Graphic! If you have a weak stomach, please don't watch.This video came is from a source in Jos. Speechless is...

2010 African Economic Forum: Columbia University

The SIPA Pan-African Network, the African Business Club, and the African Law Students Association at Columbia University present  the 7th Annual African Economic Forum (AEF)....

Renewed Violence in Jos… Over feared 200 Dead

Scores of people are thought to have been killed in clashes between pastoralists from the surrounding hillside region and villagers close to the central...

IBB might replace Sick President Yar’Adua in 2011

Former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida, may end up being the beneficiary of the raging political crisis and the seeming rot in governance of...

Dora Akunyili Under Fire for Stand Against Cabal & Yar Adua

Some members of the cabinet urged the Acting President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, to caution the Minister of Information and Communications, Prof. Dora Akunyili, against...

Yar’Adua Returns to Nigeria (Apparently Sneaked In)

Over 3 months after leaving Nigeria to receive medical treatment for a heart condition, President Umaru Yar’Adua returned home to Abuja. Mr. Yar’Adua was...

Sick President Umaru Yar’Adua to Handover Power

Can we say something like "Thank God". Nigeria's ailing President Umaru Yar'Adua will eventually hand over power to Vice President Goodluck Jonathan by writing...

Cabinet Given 14 Day Deadline To Decide If Yar’Adua Is Fit...

The Nigerian cabinet has been ordered by the federal court to decide within 14 days if ill President Umaru Yar'Adua who has been out...

Religious Violence erupts again in Jos, Nigeria…24 Curfew in Effect

Religious violence between Christians and Muslims in northern Nigeria has erupted again after fighting earlier in the week left at least 27 people dead.Security...

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