This America sef! – Ehi Braimah

At a time when coronavirus cases and hopitalisations are spinning out of control in America in a second wave with over 100,000 daily cases, I’m still pinching myself to be sure I’m not having a bad dream over President Donald…

Wetin concern Lagos with America? – Lucia Edafioka

‘The problem with Lagos is the same with America. Too many immigrants, taking awa jobs.’ ‘But those people from Cotonou and Chad, its mostly menial jobs they do now, so how are they taking the jobs? ‘I don’t mean them…

Yes, I did drugs, couriered it in fact but America still forgave me

I was born an American to Nigerian parents and the reason I am in prison today is ‘cos of trauma. I am serving a 15 year prison term and I will tell you this, I feel safe, I feel secure …

Southern California shaken by 6.4 magnitude earthquake (BBC)

Southern California was hit by its strongest earthquake in two decades on Thursday. The epicentre of the 6.4 magnitude tremor was near the city of Ridgecrest, which is about 150 miles (240 km) north-east of Los Angeles. Firefighters provided medical…

Yes, I did wrong but my sentence is too harsh, haba

I don’t know what I was thinking. In short, I wasn’t thinking, I was young and foolish. That’s what. I began my journey as a Surulere boy. When I finished school at Stadium High School all I wanted to do…

We begged him, don’t go to Nigeria. But he went and now he’s dead

When I read online about the London returnee lady who was murdered by her staff, I told myself, oya call this lady that is writing about tales on a website that one of my Nigerian friends forwarded to me. I…

Shutdown deadline looms as Trump, Democrats fight over wall money (Guardian)

The prospect of an embarrassing Christmastime shutdown of the US government loomed Friday as President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats remained far apart on a stopgap funding bill held up by discord over money for a border wall. An air…

As America retreats from the world, the politics of fear takes over (CNN)

Atlanta, Georgia (CNN) — If the Democrats make gains in the midterm elections next week, their lawmakers could assert themselves more aggressively on the foreign policy issues that have defined much of Donald Trump’s presidency — trade, climate change and the Iran deal, to…

Election 2019: The Atiku Advantage And His Unique Selling Point – Magnus Onyibe.

Following the emergence of Atiku Abubakar as the presidential flag bearer of the main opposition party, the PDP at the party primaries conducted over the weekend under the chairmanship of Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, a lot has popped in…

America is not flowing with milk and honey – Abiodun Kuforiji Nkwocha

He leaned close to me and stretched out his phone. I looked at it. It was a picture of a young man wearing only tight pants flexing huge biceps and flashing a smile. “My boy… the one wey dey Florida.”…

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