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March 30, 2017

The Moment Of Sympathy That Received A Fair-Play Award

By: Ridwan Adeola   It was not a Ronaldo-Griezmann or Messi-Pogba battle; it was a battle of glovesmen- Oliver Kahn and Santiago Canizares. Bayern Munich had […]
March 28, 2017
Democracy Day

Come 2019, Nigerians May Sweep The Sweepers Out Of Aso Rock

  By: Tijani Mayowa As a young boy growing in the caring home of a nomadic civil servant, I spent my early childhood criss-crossing many Nigerian […]
March 19, 2017

Agony Of A Mother Whose 4 Sons, Husband Were Kidnapped By Boko Haram

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria—Borom Mohammed’s four sons: Audu, Babagana, Mustapha and Bulama were all kidnapped from their Islamic school by Boko Haram militants in March 2015 in the […]
March 15, 2017


Dozie was officially a hot mess. His thoughts were scattered all over the place, his palms were moist and his heart had lost its regular rhythm. […]
March 14, 2017

CAMPAIGN! Stop the Nigerian Law School Bad Grading System Now!

Over the years, the Nigerian Law School (NLS) has been known for awarding candidates their lowest grade as their final grade, despite making other excellent grades. […]
March 12, 2017

How IDP Camp’s Sex Slaves Wind Up as Sex Workers in Europe

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria—It’s minutes past 4:00 p.m. local time, and Sarah, as we’ll call her, has just returned to her tent in an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) […]
March 2, 2017

Of Chocolate Bars And Tender Kisses

  It was here again. The hallowed month of love and madness, the one day couples silently competed against each other on who could think up […]
March 1, 2017
The Beginning of the Beginning

The Beginning Of The Beginning

“Words are pale shadows of forgotten names. As names have power, words have power. Words can light fires in the minds of men. Words can wring […]