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Nigerian gets the top job at the ICC: Will anything change with its African cases?
Nigerian Chile Eboe-Osuji has emerged as the president of the International Criminal Court (ICC) becoming the first African to hold such position, and admirably the second alumni of the Nigerian Law School currently holding a...
#PressforProgress: An exclusive interview with one of Diageo’s leading women, Jane Karuku.
107 years ago, International Women’s Day (IWD) started as a socialist political event to promote women’s rights and their overall contribution to humankind.
What Rex Tillerson’s dismissal means for U.S. African policy.
As former US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson concluded his trip to Africa with a visit to Aso Rock to see Nigeria’s Muhammadu Buhari, many thought it ironically meant the opening of a new page...
Mauritian president, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, resigns to prevent constitutional crisis.
President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim of Mauritius has resigned amidst allegations of a credit card fraud, and will leave office on Friday, March 23rd 2018. Her lawyer, Yusuf Mohamed, made the announcement last Saturday a few days after...
What we know about the #DapchiGirls and their release.
Like a repeat show of the 2014 kidnap of the Chibok girls, 110 girls from a secondary school in Dapchi community of Yobe state, Northern Nigeria, were kidnapped by members of terrorist group Boko Haram.
Pension thief, John Yusuf gets a weightier sentence, but is that enough?
After a rather inconceivable and fraudulent judgement passed by Justice Abubakar Talba of the Federal High Court Abuja on John Yusuf who embezzled pension funds 5 years ago, the Court of Appeal has now set...
United Nations finally ends peacekeeping mission in Liberia 15 years post war.
The United Nations declared an end to its Peacekeeping mission in Liberia on Thursday, 15 years after two consecutive civil wars ended in the West African nation.
Obasanjo insists once again that strong institutions won’t save Africa from bad leadership.
“Africa doesn’t need strongmen, it needs strong institutions,” former U.S. President Barack Obama famously declared to Ghana’s parliament in 2009.
Nigeria joins other nations in the 4th industrial revolution dialogue.
With the growing interest of the world in digital technology and the everyday advancement of its sophistication, Africa most populous nation, Nigeria, has refused to remain a spectator watching the revolution drama as she steps...
What is the point of a population census?
The first Nigerian population census I experienced was in 1996. I was still a child, so I had no idea what was going on.