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UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP TO OPEN NIGERIA DIVISION

Vivendi’s Universal Music Group (UMG) will launch a new division in Nigeria as part of efforts by the world’s largest music label to expand into Africa’s most populous nation and

HOW FELA KUTI CAME TO BE CELEBRATED BY THOSE HE SANG AGAINST

The Nigerian icon was harassed, censored and imprisoned for singing truth to power. Today power celebrates him. Every time I see politicians and statesmen honouring Fela Kuti, I chuckle to

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NIGERIA’S GOVERNMENT UNDER PRESSURE TO STOP BANDIT GROUP

An armed group around the Nigerian state of Zamfara has been attacking locals and extorting money for several years and the violence is getting worse. Nigerian officials say the bodies

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DR. ELISHAMA IDEH – IT IS TIME NIGERIA GOT A WOMAN’S TOUCH

Three months after her marriage, Dr. Elishama Rosemary Ideh could have disengaged herself from her years of social and political activism for her new husband to savour and relish her

BOKO HARAM CONTINUES TO DRIVE TERRORISM THREAT IN NORTHERN NIGERIA

Despite all efforts from the Nigerian government, and support by surrounding states, Boko Haram in northern Nigeria is far from defeated. This was proven once more on June 17, when

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NIGERIA JOINS RACE TO MEET BOOMING DEMAND FOR LNG WITH NEW PLANT

Nigeria LNG is taking its first step to increase liquefied natural gas output by more than a third, after years contemplating an expansion to keep up with the world’s major

PRESIDENT BUHARI TO SIGN AFRICAN FREE-TRADE AGREEMENT

ABUJA – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday the country will sign up soon to a $3 trillion (R40.70 trillion) African free-trade agreement. Nigeria is one of Africa’s two

PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA VISITS NIGERIA!

President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Nigeria for a Working Visit. During the visit the President will meet with his counterpart, the President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari. At the invitation

NIGERIA MILITARY HANDS 180 CHILD SOLDIERS TO UN, GOVERNMENT

Nigeria’s military command says it has handed to the government and the United Nations more than 180 former child soldiers who had been arrested or rescued in various military operations

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WHY AFRICAN TEAMS FELL SHORT AT THE WORLD CUP – AGAIN

At every World Cup tournament since 1986, at least one team from Africa has made it to the second round of the World Cup finals. That record unceremoniously ended in