China’s pledge to help Nigeria fight “Modern Day Slavery” met with criticism

The recent revelation by Nigeria-based Chinese Cultural Counselor, Mr. Li Xuda of the Chinese government’s readiness to help Nigeria to fight against what he described as modern-day slavery has since been stepping on the nerves of many netizens. It would be recalled that, during the recent program held in Abuja to commemorate International Day for […]

Nigerian doctors on strike for the fourth time in the pandemic

For the fourth time since the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic began, about 19,000 doctors throughout Nigeria are on strike. Staffing shortages have resulted at government-run hospitals and COVID-19 treatment facilities as a result of the strike. In addition, some of them have expressed dissatisfaction with the fact that they have not been paid in […]

Nigerian Woman Builds Software for Teaching African Languages

In what many refer to as an excellent initiative to sustain African languages in the modern era, a young Nigerian-American woman known as Omolabake Adenle has developed a software which teaches about five local African languages with expectations to expand the scope in the near future. According to reports, the woman who doubles as an […]

Nigeria to suffer a shortage of 50,120 doctors, 137,859 nurses by 2030

Nigerian President, President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged by a team of medical professionals to declare a state of emergency following fears of the country facing a deficit of 50,120 doctors and 137,859 nurses by the year 2030. The team made this call on the federal government due to the threat this expected shortage poses […]

1994 AFCON: Nigerian government finally allocates houses to winning team

The Nigerian government has finally approved the long-term promised to reward winners of the 1994 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) with houses. It could be recalled that the country’s military ruler Sani Abacha promised the team goodies including a house as a reward for each of the squad members and officials but only a few […]

Twitter ban: Ruling party advises Nigerian youth to develop their own social media apps

Nigeria’s ruling party, The All Progressive Party (APC) has advised the youth to develop their own social media platforms as an alternative to twitter which was banned days after the President’s tweet was deleted. This call on the youth was made by Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe who is the APC’s caretaker national secretary. According to […]

Nigeria’s suspension of our operation is deeply concerning – Twitter

Social media giant, Twitter has responded to the news of suspension issued by the Nigerian government against its operations. According to the company, the ban is “deeply concerning.” “The announcement made by the Nigerian government that they have suspended Twitter’s operations in Nigeria is deeply concerning. We’re investigating and will provide updates when we know […]

Nigeria reportedly suspends Twitter after President Buhari’s tweet was deleted

A credible local media outlet, The Punch has reported that Nigerian federal government has taken measures to stop Twitter from operating in Africa’s largest economy. “The Federal Government has suspended, indefinitely, the operations of microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, in Nigeria,” the Punch said. “This was announced on Friday by the Minister of Information […]