having spent a week in kuje prison for collecting N93 million bribe from Femi Otedola to remove his company, Zenon Oil, from the list of indicted companies during the Oil subsidy saga, Farouk...
KONY 2012. Unless you've been living under a rock for the past few days you should be well aware of the viral video made by Invisible Children (IC) to 'make Kony famous' so as to get him indicted and charged at the International Criminal Courts for crimes against humanity.Now...
Bashorun Gaa A.K.A 9ice was channels TV's Sunrise daily artist of the week on Saturday.He speaks on the success of his double album Bashorun Gaa and Versus released last december .He said the album has sold 8 million copies so far and the marketer...
I have been one of those in favour of the removal of fuel subsidies. However for most Nigerians the problem is not that they don’t understand the logic of spending wisely. The problem is they don’t trust the government to do so. The government has used these tricks in...
 Nigerians woke up on New Year's day to an unwanted gift from the Jonathan government; an overnight increase (by about 100%) of prices of their daily conveniences. Everyone from Barbers, to Stylists, to Tailors, to Transport drivers, to Traders, increased the prices of their goods and services on account of...
 Apparently our senators are now working with boko Haram !!!!What nonsense. According to Vanguard NGR The States Security Service has implicated Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume as a sponsor of Boko Haram. I am at a loss for words to find out that our own national officials are not only...
 The Nigerian Senate last week  directed the Federal Government to carry out a reorganization of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, just as Senators lamented that the scheme was no longer fulfilling its mandate of entrenching national unity. I wonder though how long these short comings have been around....
Each time I turn on my computer to blog or comment about issues in Nigeria, it's always with a deep sense of frustration because you know the issues are to do with things that you would imagine will be easy to sort out. Unfortunately in Nigeria we tend to make things...
With the spate of bomb blasts now becoming common place in different parts of Nigeria, I am left wondering how did we get here. Militancy is nothing new in Nigeria; we have seen them in different names and Modus Operandi; OPC, MASSOB, MEND and the latest in the line,...
The 2011 NYSC Batch 'B' Orientation commenced on the 5th of July 2011 and is expected to last until the 26th. Recent news reports have it that prospective NYSC corps members had previously besieged the NYSC National secretariat in Abuja to influence their postings away from potential trouble spots or otherwise what is now known...
It was exactly 00:50 am UK time early Monday morning. As you may imagine my whole household including my wife and two sons were all deep in their sleep. I had been trawling the Internet like I always do on the lookout for news about Nigeria to feed my ever...

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I remember the day I graduated from University with my bachelor's degree. I was so ready to get off with my life. I’ve always been told that education is my key to the future and I was ready to get on with it, but first we must clear this...
We've heard of all the riots in northern Nigeria over the presidential election result which from most accounts was pretty free and fair. Goodluck Jonathan came out victorious and this has incited riots and violent protest in Northern Nigeria where host mostly Buhari supporters.Here are some pictures gathered from...
Between the internet and video recorders on mobile devices, a lot of things we knew happened but never saw are now coming to light. This was video taped in a polling station in Rivers State during the House of Assembly & Senate elections last week saturday.If you're not exactly...
CNN's Christian Purfoy reports on the battle between the north and south for Nigeria's presidency. It really should be about the best person for the job, and not necessarily where they are from, so please vote wisely. Peace.
Amara Nwankpa also known as @bubusn on twitter has been featured on CNN as he wages on with the get out and vote campaign. For those on twitter, bubusn is not a new name, and he has been one of the major people behind the #lightupnigeria campaign.CNN reporter does...

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