Sunday, May 27, 2018

Abuja Cable leaks: the innermost thoughts of President Goodluck Jonathan

Wikileaks has recently been releasing secret diplomatic cables sent from American diplomats to the State Department in the USA, causing a wild storm globally. What is WikiLeaks? WikiLeaks is a not-for-profit media...

Announcing Africa Portal, a new knowledge resource for Africa

Though Africa is still playing catching with the world in terms of getting connected to the Internet, the next phase of participation on the international information superhighway is already catching-on this...

33 miners rescued in Chile. Any lessons for Africa?

I got the following message forwarded to me from someone in Nigeria a moment ago. It plays on the just-concluded miraculously rescue of 33 miners who were stuck underground for 69...

#NigeriaDecides Tech Meetup: Young Nigerians to discuss applying technology in election monitoring

One of the most convenient things to do in life is to complain/blame/criticize others for their action or inaction when things go wrong. The poor governance prevalent in our part of...

Nigerian Independence Day random thoughts

Nigeria is trending again in the international news headlines for the wrong reasons. According to BBC News: At least eight people have been killed in explosions in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, marring celebrations...

The travelers’ cruel experience at Porga border of Benin Republic

For anyone who travels regularly across the land borders within the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the notoriety and cruelty of the uniformed officials along the route would be...

President Goodluck Jonathan on Facebook, but…

President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, has been making waves among the young Nigerian populace on social networking website Facebook in recent times. Through a Facebook page opened on 28th June 2010,...

Hope for Nigeria? A Conversation with Goodluck Jonathan (Video)

Acting President Goodluck Jonathan in a conversation with Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) during his recent official trip to the United States of America.

FINALLY, YOUNG NIGERIANS GET ANGRY!!!

Join young Nigerians to demand for a better Nigeria. Find below a release from a youth movement in Nigeria. Fellow Young Nigerians, Did you know that in Nigeria, young people are in the...

The “Sick” Attah Mills still lives while…

This is a guest post by Nunya  Akumey-Affizie. Presidents do fall ill all the time. Sometime in 2004, former South African President, Thabo Mbeki, was whisked to hospital after experiencing breathing difficulties...