Society & Culture

Reasons Why We Hate The Nigerian Police

As an individual living in Nigeria if you haven't gotten in trouble with the Nigerian police, just wait, your turn will come. Here are 20 reasons why we hate the Nigerian Police. ​ 1. They are bullies They expect you to be calm...

8 Things Nigeria Does Remarkably Well

Although there are legit problems in Nigeria, from corruption to its poor health care, fraud, terrorism etc. , that doesn’t mean that there aren’t any positives. That's what prompted me to devote an entire list explaining those things Nigeria...

Make a Difference in a Kids life, Support the #EmpowerBorno Project [more details inside]

The stories emanating from the camps of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria, especially in bornu state these days, are unpleasant. Their miseries has been on the increase, their health system is nothing to write home about, Epidemic outbreaks...

Christmas in Nigeria: The Unarguable Facts

So, that day is fast approaching again, christmas.. Felix Navidad.  Here are some facts about Christmas in Nigeria 1. Christmas is the most celebrated annual holiday in Nigeria ​ About 60 percent of Nigerians are Christians, while the other 40 percent are...

5 Worst Things About Being the Eldest Child in A Nigerian Home

Though Growing up as the eldest child in a Nigerian family has it perks, it also has its disadvantages. Here are 6 worst things about being the eldest child in a Nigerian home. 1. Getting blamed for everything ​ In a typical...

22,500 Nigerians cross Mediterranean Sea, in 2016 says EU

The European Union (EU) has expressed worry over the increasing number of illegal migrants from Nigeria to Europe which rose to 22,500 between January and September in 2016 against 23,000 recorded in 2015. ​The Deputy Head of EU Delegation in...

Akwa Ibom: Four Little Girls Abandoned in Bridge For Being Witches

Four little girls from the same family, were rescued by a kind-hearted Nigerian at about 1.00am on Tuesday, October 26th at Abak new bridge, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria were they were dropped off by their parents, abandoned after they were...

10 Things That Are Just So Normal in Nigeria

There are certain things that are just so normal in Nigeria that when they happen we don't get bothered, worried or even think about it.  Here are 10 things that are just so normal in Nigeria. 1. Channels TV winning...

7 Weird Practices From Around East Africa

The region of East Africa is well known for its customs, cultural practices and traditions etc. From Witchcraft, to circumcision etc, there are various strange traditions and customs that a person can find in the region. Below are 7 weird...

Top 6 of the worst cities to live in Africa (2016) 

About EIU - The EIU's (Economist Intelligence Unit) Global Liveability Ranking provides scores out of 100 for lifestyle challenges in 140 cities worldwide. It looks at which cities have the best living and worst living conditions. The ranking takes...

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African Tribe: The Daasanach People of Eastern Africa

The Daasanach are a semi-nomadic tribe numbering approximately 50,000 whose clans stretch across Sudan, Kenya and Southern Ethiopia. The Daasanach...

Mali Swears In Bah Ndaw As New Civilian Leader

Mali's new president Bah Ndaw has been sworn into office, five weeks after the overthrow of Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta. Former Defence Minister Bah Ndaw, 70,...

Troublesome South African Baboon Evicted For Organizing Gang To Raid Homes

Kataza is an urban baboon who was captured and put in a local prison for organizing a band of baboons to join him in raiding 15 homes in Kommetjie, on Cape Town's southern peninsula in South Africa.

A Leading University In China Now Teaches Ethiopia’s Amharic Language As A Full Course

A leading university in China — Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) — has started to offer Ethiopia's widely spoken Amharic language as a full...

TIME 100: Tony Elumelu, Three Other Nigerians Makes Time’s list of 100 Most Influential People Of 2020

Tony Elumelu, is among four Nigerians named by the Time Magazine International in their 2020 list of 100 most influential people in the world...