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That VoA documentary on Boko Haram

That VoA documentary on Boko Haram

By Alexander Ekemenah I was browsing on the Internet on Friday, April 13, 2018, in my office just to pass time when I stumbled on a VOA documentary on Boko Haram titled Journey from Evil. It was a 54:57 minute documentary. (Boko Haram: Journey from Evil https://projects.voanews.com/boko-haram-journey-from-evil/) I had earlier watched Al Jazeera’s documentaries titled


Birnin- Gwari Massacre: 84 Killed In Seven Weeks − What Do The Killers Want?

Recently, Birnin- Gwari local government area of Kaduna State has been in the news for a wrong reason. Located in the central senatorial zone of Kaduna State, Birnin-Gwari has become notorious for kidnapping, armed robbery, cattle rustling and mass murder, a situation that has created major security challenge for residents and the state government. Between

In an in-person interview, Mark Zuckerberg discusses F8 and Facebook's trust issues. SAUL LOEB/Getty Images

Mark Zuckerberg Says It Will Take 3 Years to Fix Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg knew his keynote speech at F8 this year would not be like any other. His previous appearances at Facebook’s annual developer’s conference were all about the new products and technology Facebook was announcing that day, and the vision he would share for future triumphs. But in the wake of Cambridge Analytica, fake news,

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Theresa May, Nigeria and Warwaso

By Simon Abah There seem to be many misanthropes especially where gayism is concerned in Nigeria. You cannot blame them. Gayism is not part of the Nigerian culture. Certainly, it would not be accepted here like it is in other clime. But what is the Nigerian culture? That is a very difficult question to answer


Do Policemen Have Right To Search People’s Phones, Laptops?

The police have the responsibility to conduct ‘stop and search’ on any property or a personal belonging that they have reasonable suspicions that it is a subject of crime. If it is not a subject of crime, they can’t hold on to the object but the law permits the police to go to any length


Our New National Development Plan

By Eric Teniola In the past, stories on National Development Plans dominated the headlines especially in the early seventies. Professor Adebayo Adedeji under General Yakubu Gowon was the founder and chairman of the National Youth Service Scheme. He also drafted the treaty of the ECOWAS which was established in May 1975 after over three years


APC And PDP In Governance: What Difference?

By Hope Eghagha It was the late Nigerian playwright Ola Rotimi who first tickled my poetic imagination on objects, parts or things that look alike or seem different but indeed are the same. This came in form of a wise saying, that linguistic form which the African skill for imaginative communication had perfected along with


Nigerian 2019 presidential election: Zoned to competence

By Kingsley Moghalu Pull Quote: Let’s be clear: The movement of those that want a better and different Nigeria – to which I belong – intends to win the 2019 presidential election. The choice that faces Nigeria in the 2019 presidential election is one between progress and retrogression, between scary poverty and the prospect of


2019 and the Demystification of Buhari’s Enigma – Part 2

By Alex Ekemenah As we had earlier mentioned (Part 1: http://nextmoneyng.com/2017/12/23/2019-demystification-buharis-enigma/), Nigeria is now approaching another general election next year at a break-neck speed, events are rapidly unfolding in the polity. The first is the release of election timetable followed by presentation of certificates to 21 newly registered political parties. The registration of the 21