Lagos is just another life – Lucia Edafioka

Lagos has its own language; something might mean one thing everywhere else in Nigeria; you come to Lagos and it is a whole different meaning. And by language I’m talking of both the things people say and do that have…

Igbo in north banned from travelling over 2019 polls (Guardian)

07 December 2018 People of Igbo extraction in the 19 northern states have been banned from travelling to their states of origin to vote in next year’s general elections. Any person who flouts the directive would be fined an undisclosed…

‘Igbo presidency depends on S-East support for Buhari’s re-election’ (Vanguard)

The Presidency, yesterday, told the people of South-East zone of the country that their political investment in the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s election will determine their fate in 2023. The Presidency also said the South-East people…

Igbo monarchs set Dec 28 to end Osu caste (Punch)

Major traditional rulers in the South-East have set December 28, 2018 to abolish the controversial Osu caste system in the region. In the Igbo tradition, the Osu are said to be dedicated to deities (Alusi) while the Ohu are said to be slaves by birth. According…

Sowore is wrong o: Kwale weed is better than Ekiti weed – Nigerians react – Paul Nwabuikwu

In the course of articulating his game changing strategy for the export of marijuana to boost national revenues and combat mass poverty, frontline presidential aspirant, Omoyele Sowore issued a ringing endorsement of Ekiti weed as “the best in the world.”…

BBC launches formally in Nigeria

The BBC had the official launch of its Lagos bureau, the biggest in Africa on Wednesday March 21, 2018.   The service already boasts an audience of 36m people in Nigeria through its Igbo, Yoruba, Pidgin, Hausa and English services.…

My Name is Oshoko Bushushu

She isn’t beautiful in the way Genevieve is beautiful. But she is the kind of woman you walk past and even if you are with your wife or pastor, you do a double take. She had on black pants that…

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