by Prince Charles Dickson The Edos say “Ehemwen wÿÿ iren te gua so ihuan, ren te vbe gua ku, sokpan ukpÿ iye-ÿkhÿkhÿ ÿre ÿ ma gie iren ku iku iren vbe avan”. A cockroach knows how to sing and dance, but it is the hen who prevents it from performing its art during the day. [...]
May 15th, 2013
By Chibuzo Ukaibe,Leadership (Abuja) The 36 governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) yesterday asked President Goodluck Jonathan not to yield to the agitation for a declaration of state of emergency in troubled states in the country. There were reports of a planned emerge...
Jan 20th, 2012
Witnesses say multiple explosions have rocked the northern Nigerian city of Kano. A local journalist tells VOA that the blasts went off Friday afternoon and damaged at least one police station. Other witnesses report hearing gunfire and seeing smoke rising from different parts of the city. Nigeria is...
Jan 10th, 2012
Summary: On December 25, 2011, well-coordinated bomb explosions occurred in three Nigerian cities. Boko Haram claimed responsibility. On December 31, the President of Nigeria responded by declaring state of emergency in some places. On January 1, 2012, Nigerian Government announced the removal of sub...