#NigeriaDecides2019: Kaduna governor El Rufai spotted on the queue

Governor of Kaduna state Nasir El Rufai  was spotted on the queue as he waited to cast his vote. The governor who ignored advances from security and INEC officials to jump the queue stood in the scourging sun for three hours in order to get accredited and cast his vote.  While responding to reporters, Gov….

The Adverse Effects of Climate Change on Nigeria’s Ailing Economy

Climate change is an undeniable environmental threat of the 21st century which the world is currently experiencing and seeking measures to adapt and mitigate its impact. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) defines ‘climate change as a change which is attributed directly or indirectly to human activity that alters the composition of…

Possibilities of Ending Election Rigging in Nigeria

If someone spends a lot of money to manipulate the outcome of a contract bid to build a bridge and he is awarded the contract, do you think that person will use standardize materials to build the bridge or he will try to cut corners so he can recoup money he spend on bribing his…

Donald Trump comes for Empire actor Jussie Smollett

US President Donald Trump has responded to revelations that Empire actor Jussie Smollett faked his own attack by MAGA supporters. The actor was arrested today by the Chicago police Department after preliminary investigations into the said attack revealed that theactor paid two Nigerian brothers $3,500 to attack him.  This is said to force a pay…

I have not resigned – VP Osinbajo

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumors that he has resigned following complains of being left out of National Security Council meeting attended by Sultan of Sokoto, Northern Governors and Security Chiefs.  The Vice President is said to have been infuriated after governors were alowed access into the security council meeting but the…

Osaze Odemwingie says many African players use ‘juju’

Former Super Eagles striker Osaze Odemwingie has revealed that many Africa footballers believe in juju. The striker explained how he received treatment from a voodoo man when he was injured while playing football. Thr former Super Eagles strikrer, Osaze Odemwingie was born in Russia but was brought to Nigeria by his parents before he started…

#IbomAir: Akwa Ibom becomes first Nigerian state to own an airline

The Akwa Ibom state government today became the first Nigerian state to launch its own airline.  The airline was commissioned today by Senage President Bukola Saraki in company of Governor Emmanuel Udom. To begin domestic flight operations, the new airline has acquired three aircrafts. Congratulations to Governor Udom Emmanuel and the great people of Akwa Ibom…

Donald Trump reacts to viral video of female ball juggler

US president Donald Trump has reacted to a viral video of a talented African woman who is skillfully juggling the ball. In his reaction, president Trump retweeted the viral video which he described as “amazing.”  https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1097692456911626243?ref_src=twcamp%5Ecopy%7Ctwsrc%5Eandroid%7Ctwgr%5Ecopy%7Ctwcon%5E7090%7Ctwterm%5E3 Talent is evenly distributed, opportunity isn’t pic.twitter.com/bWvFVLlyHN — Akin Sawyerr (@AkinSawyerr) February 16, 2019

#NigeriaDecides: NYSC corps member put through dehumanizing conditions

Members of the Nigerian Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have bee forced to go through inhumane conditions following the build up to the 2019 elections. Many corps members who are going to work with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) during the forth coming elections were forced to sleep on bare floors while they await the…

#NigeriaDecides: INEC postpones the presidential elections to February 23

Nigeria’s electoral umpire the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has annouced the postponement of the Februay 16th  presidential and national elections to February 23rd, 2019. This was made known by the Chairman of INEC Professor Mahmood Yakubu who made an early morning announcement of the unfortunate development. He said: “Following a careful review of the…