Iyeri Festival: The Ughelli People’s Celebration Of A Sacred Deer

Dancers at the festival Ughelli, a growing town in Delta State, in an Urhobo community. The town has a traditional ruler with the title, Ovie. The local...

Lost Childhood: Boko Haram Victims Gripped By Thoughts Of Revenge

As children affected by violence dream of being soldiers to exact retribution, experts call for mental health support. The field is wide and scorching under...

“I have lost everything”: In central Mali, rising extremism stirs inter-communal conflict

Head bowed, white boubou robe billowing in the breeze, Badomou Dara trudged over what remained of his house in Kara, a small mud-built village...

Buhari is a success, not problem of Nigeria

I have read several articles, comments and reactions from some Nigerians who perpendicularly thrust a belief that President Muhammadu Buhari is the problem of...

Saraki and the infallibility of Supreme Court’s verdict

The exculpation of senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki, last Friday, by the Supreme Court in the false asset declaration suit filed against him by...

Tariffs and Trump: War of words ahead of G7 summit

Leaders of the G7 group are gathering in Canada for what could be one its most acrimonious summits in years. On the eve of the...

Oyegun Denies Receiving Court Injunctions on Imo APC Congresses

In reacting to recent allegations by the Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John...

World’s oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117

Tajima, born on Aug. 4, 1900, was the last known person born in the 19th century. She raised seven sons and two daughters and reportedly had more than 160 descendants, including great-great-great grandchildren. Her town of Kikai is a small island of about 7,000 people halfway between Okinawa and Kyushu, the southernmost of Japan's four main islands.

Wife of Russian man slain in US meets vet who got his kidney

A Russian man who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Pittsburgh last month donated his organs — and the Army National Guard veteran who received his kidney gave an emotional thank-you to the man’s widow.

Nigeria’s Brent crude crosses $72 mark, production hits 1.81mbpd

Nigeria’s Bonny Light crude oil price touched it’s highest since 2014 at the weekend, supported by Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) led production cuts, and likelihood of the United States taking military action in Syria increases.

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