The United States has expressed confidence in the ability of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct the 2023 elections. Mary Beth Leonard, U.S ambassador to Nigeria, said this at the 20th Daily Trust Dialogue in Abuja. Leonard said the US favours no candidate but seeks a peaceful and transparent election in Nigeria. She … Continue reading Biden administration passes ‘vote of confidence’ on Nigeria’s INEC
Day: January 27, 2023
SHANTY TOWN: Should you watch the gritty Nigerian movie?
There are just some shows where you look at them and think, “Is there anything positive that we can get out of watching this?” We don’t ask for much; even if it gives us insight into how people in a certain part of the world live, that might be enough to carry us. But some shows are … Continue reading SHANTY TOWN: Should you watch the gritty Nigerian movie?
Lagos Blue Rail: Everything you need to know
The fare, power supply, trial run and when the train will be available to the everyday Lagosian. The first phase of the Lagos Blue rail was commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari with fanfare and a speech by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday. The first phase of the 13 kilometres elevated train network stretches from Marina … Continue reading Lagos Blue Rail: Everything you need to know
UBELIEVABLE: What Chidi Mokeme did to make Shanty Town a success
The Nigerian actor, Chidi Mokeme has recounted how he was able to interpret his part in the six-part television series “Shanty Town.” The series tells the tale of a gang of prostitutes, who want to free themselves from the influence of a notorious kingpin but quickly learned that doing so will be very challenging due … Continue reading UBELIEVABLE: What Chidi Mokeme did to make Shanty Town a success
Read Peter Obi’s claims at Chatham House
Claim 1Claim: Labour Party presidential candidate claimed that apart from Venezuela, Nigeria is the only OPEC nation not meeting its Quota. Verification: Latest data obtained from the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) shows that from September to December 2022, none of the OPEC member countries met its production quota. The OPEC member countries are … Continue reading Read Peter Obi’s claims at Chatham House
Obasanjo: Nigerian politicians using ‘insults’ as campaign strategy
Nigeria's former president, Olusegun Obasanjo has described how politics in Nigeria affects economic development. Obasanjo in a keynote address tagged ‘Respecting the principles of democracy’ at the international conference on ‘Deepening democratic culture and institutions’, which was held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Thursday, January 26, lamented that political campaigns in Nigeria have been … Continue reading Obasanjo: Nigerian politicians using ‘insults’ as campaign strategy
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