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Anti-foreigner sentiment re-emerges in South Africa

– Advertisement – Xenophobic sentiments against foreigners in South Africa have emerged once again among locals. The hashtag #NigeriansMustGo has been trending on social media in South Africa as locals revive anti-foreigner agitations. Last week a protest was held outside the Nigerian High Commission in the capital, Pretoria, under the hashtag #PutSouthAfricansFirst. At the Nigeria Embassy to hand over the memorandum and warn them that we can’t tolarate human traficking and the sale of drugs by Nigerians #PutSouthAfricansFirst pic.twitter.com/vICWmuwQD5 — Lerato Pillay (@Lerato_Pillay) September 23, 2020 Some South Africans pushed…

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Nigeria: Hotel workers allegedly stripped naked over $12

– Advertisement – A former Nigerian Minister of State for Education, Kenneth Gbagi has sparked outrage after he was alleged to have ordered that some hotel workers be stripped naked. Gbagi is reported by local media to have ordered the act to be executed on four employees of the Signatious Hotel, Warri, Delta State. He chairs the management of the hotel, according to local news media reporting. The hotel workers – three women and a man – were said to have been stripped naked and photographed. Their nudes pictures were…

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Nigeria OP-ED 

Merchants of Death Sentence. Femi Oluwasanmi, Ibafo, Ogun State

written by Femi Oluwasanmi The recent death sentence delivered by the Upper Sharia court in respect of a 22 years old man who allegedly used derogatory statement against Prophet Mohammed in Kano State, does not only shows the level at which religious activisim has corroded objectivity in Nigeria but also raises questions on the place of Justice in the country’s Justice system. A Presiding Judge of Kano Upper Shari’a Court, Khadi Aliyu Kani, had in his judgement on 10th August, 2020, sentenced Yahaya Sheriff-Aminu, to death by hanging for blaspheming…

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Sadiya Umar Farouq Green Tech Nigeria 

From N-power to Colony of Unemployment

Written by Femi Oluwasanmi, Ibafo, Ogun State At the inception, the introduction of N-Power scheme stands out as one of the best policies of the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari with a lot of graduates been engaged through the scheme aspiring to move to the assumed next level of the programme which was interpreted to be permanent employment or empowerment not knowing it is a rehearsal for the journey to the colony of unemployment. On 30th June, 2020, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Diseaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya…

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Nigeria OP-ED Opinions 

Adams Oshiomhole: The Giant With Feet Of Clay By Osmund Agbo

Who could have predicted that the enormous, dazzling statue with feet of  baked clay that Daniel prophesized to the King of Babylon, Nebuchadnezzar is indeed a sixty-eight-year-old diminutive figure from Iyamho, Edo state. This khaki aficionado, who was the hero of organized labour in the early part of my adult life, is now the poster child of Nigeria’s transactional politics. The year 2023 is still a little farther down the road, yet the APC circus is already out in its mesmerizing glamour. This time, It came packaged with a full…

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Leaders Nigeria 

World Figures Confirm TB Joshua’s 2020 Prophecy on Humility

The outbreak of COVID-19 has “brought this nation to its knees,” Dr Robert Redfield, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, admitted on Tuesday. According to Redfield, who spoke during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing, America was likely going to spend about $7 trillion “because of one little virus.” “We’ve all done the best that we can do to tackle this virus,” he stated, confessing coronavirus had humbled the entire nation. Redfield’s words appear to be in correlation with the prophetic declaration of Prophet TB…

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Nigeria OP-ED Opinions 

Using COVID-19 Donations To Give Charity A Bad Name By Azu Ishiekwene

Global response to the outbreak of the Coronavirus in Africa has been remarkable, especially following fears that should the virus take hold, its impact on the continent could be catastrophic.  Twenty of the 80 beneficiaries of the $50bn announced as emergency financing facility by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are in Africa.  The charity map also shows that the World Bank, the European Union (EU), the African Development Bank (AfDB), some members of the G7, development agencies and the private sector have not been left out.  A brief country tour…

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Nigeria OP-ED Opinions 

Unprecedentedly Damaging Allegation Against Buhari By Tinubu’s APC Faction By Farooq Kperogi

The Tinubu/Ajimobi faction of APC said in a press release today that Buhari was “blackmailed into lending his weighty office to” the Victor Giadom faction of the party. “Blackmail”? Ha! Blackmail is the threat to harm or expose reputationally injurious information about a person unless the person does what the blackmailer wants. In other words, according to the press release, the Giadom faction has damaging information about Buhari that Buhari doesn’t want the world to know, and that it was the threat to expose this information that compelled Buhari to…

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Lifestyle Nigeria West Africa 

AFAW Rescues Man Accused of ‘Stealing’ Destinies of People in Nigeria

On May 5, an associate of the Advocacy for Alleged Witches (AFAW) drew attention to the case of a man who was accused of ‘holding’ the destinies of people in the community, Ugbelle. Ugbelle is in Ideato South (not Ideato North as earlier reported) in Orlu, Imo state. The man was alleged to have engaged in some occult activities that had hampered the progress and development of people in the community. A photo that was circulating on social media showed an elderly man, probably in his seventies surrounded by a…

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Nigeria OP-ED 

Mubarak Bala: Why They Hate Him

For allegedly making posts and comments on his Facebook page which some Muslims interpreted as insults on the prophet of Islam, police in Nigeria arrested Mubarak Bala. They have detained and held him incommunicado for almost three weeks. The Islamic establishment has refused to speak out against this illegality and infringement on his fundamental human rights. In fact, some Muslims have threatened to kill Mr. Bala if he was not adequately punished by the ‘state’. It is important to ask, why do they hate Mubarak Bala? Why is there so…

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