Jesse Fire Disaster is indicative of the severe nature of oil-related disasters, negligence and destruction in Nigeria that are daily horrors in Niger Delta
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On social media platforms, particularly Twitter, Linda Ikeji’s celebrity and scandal, according to commentators like Emeka Ugwu, was exploited by “social media tigers.” An unusual entry into scandal’s arena was made by Ikhide Ikheloa, who brought Wole Soyinka’s name into the matter by paraphrasing a section of the Nobel Laureate’s memoirs
The expiration of Nigerian oil maybe a signal that the time for the Yugoslavia-type fractional disintegration of Nigeria has arrived. Most will agree the oil is the only glue that is keeping Nigeria together.
#30PercentOrNothing is the latest trending hashtag in cyberspace on Nigerian politics. The political youth are demanding that in the forthcoming 2015 general elections in Nigeria (at least) 30 percent of politicians elected (and appointed) to political office at federal, state and local authority levels should be youths themselves.
Arms are often recycled and unpredictably sent to destinations where they are most demanded. How do we know that Boko Haram would not have been the primary, secondary or tertiary recipients of the weapons negotiated in the arms deal to be financed by the money found in Pastor Oritsejafor’s jet?
Will Pistorius go to jail for Reeva’s death? He has the benefit of the doubt: disability; national hero status; good character; and potential future success are mitigating circumstances that may keep him out of jail even for a derisory term.
Perhaps, the biggest boost to Nuhu Ribadu’s image was for him to be controversially removed as EFCC boss by the then Inspector-General of police. It has effortlessly created for Ribadu “a legend of what might have been” rich in reveries, illusions and delusions.
The ability to insult an opponent, an impartial commentator or a fancied critic of one’s political persuasion or patron is observed to be the key skill and only skill necessary to rise in the political ranks within parties in Nigeria.
In contemporary Nigeria, prostitutes in the traditional sense no longer exist or are almost extinct; fitter species of sex workers have emerged numerously over the past three decades. The traditional prostitute was the lady who rented a work room at an often squalid brothel, usually next door to a beer parlour