People & Politics

Updated: Nigerians In Guiness Book Of Records And The Records They Broke

All the records listed below are current and up-to-date, though some of the records are being recognized by Guinness, they will in a matter of time. Here are the Nigerians In Guinness Book Of Records And The Records They Broke. 1....

Two Nigerians Shortlested for Britain’s Highest Innovative Awards

Two Nigerian students, Eyenimi Ndimou and Ify Aniebo, have been shortlisted for the prestigious award to find London’s most innovative international student. The International Student Innovation Awards which was set up to highlight the work of international students in the United Kingdom,...

No Cancer Machine Working in Nigerian Federal Hospitals – Health Minister

During an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) editor-in-chief, Nigeria’s minister of health, Isaac Adewole, revealed that presently In Nigeria, no public hospital -not even one- has a cancer treatment machine that is in a perfect working condition. There...

VIDEO: Woman Crushes 3 Water Melons With Her Thighs in Less than 15 secs

VIDEO: Woman Sets World Record For Most Watermelons Crushed With Her Thighs In Less Than 15 secs Meet Olga Liashchuk (picture above), an Ukrainian super woman whose ambition to become the strongest woman in the world was set aside after...

Nigerian emerges most powerful black person in the UK

​ A Nigerian by the name of Tom Ilube, has been selected by Powerlist as the most powerful black man in the United kingdom. Tom Ilube, who is also a British citizen, was unveiled by the publication which selects 100 of the most...

Forbes Snubs Nigeria in its 2016 Annual Person of the Year Award

​ ​ Forbes Africa has opened nominations for its annual ‘‘Person of the Year’‘ (POY) award, and for the first time since its conception, no Nigerian was nominated. There are two African presidents on the nominees list, two South Africans also make...

Nigeria Needs to Do these 5 things to get out of recession – Obasanjo

During the opening of the 8th National Council on Industry, Trade and Investment in Abeokuta, Ogun state. Former president of Nigeria Olusegun Obasanjo speaking on Nigeria recession, had this suggestions to give. ​ 1. Increase the volume of trade both internally and externally...

Kenyan Ex Anti-corruption Chief Blames Africa’s Poverty on Nigeria

​ Speaking at a two-day summit which began this tuesday at the Nigerian air force conference centre in Abuja, Patrick Lumumba, a former Director of Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission, said Nigerian leaders must do everything within their capacity to address endemic graft....

Top Reasons Why You Should Start Patronizing Made-In-Nigeria Products

Following the increasing calls from the likes of Ben Murray Bruce et al, for Nigerians to start patronizing made in Nigeria goods and services, i've decided to write this article to enlighten you guys on the things you stand to gain...

7 Sad Facts About The IDP Camps in Nigeria

In Nigeria, Internally Displaced persons (also known as IDP's) are mostly victims of communal clashes, clashes between Fulani and villagers terrorism (Boko haram), etc. Below are 7 sad facts about the IDP (internally displaced people) camps in Nigeria. 1. Nigeria has...

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Female Slave Traders: Meet Niara Bely, the African Queen Who Doubled as a Slave Trader in the 1800s

Niara Bely Also known as Elizabeth Bailey Gomez, was a African queen who also doubled as a slave trader in nineteenth-century Guinea.