Many Nigerian politicians are in the race to enter public office in 2023, but one candidate will be sitting in a prison cell. Why did Bassey Albert get a 42-year sentence?
Dear Nigerians, the moment you’ve been waiting for has finally arrived. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has officially announced the date for Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC) collection. When’s the collection? INEC has given us exactly five weeks for PVC collection — from December 12, 2022 to January 22, 2023. But Nigerians aren’t too pleased […]
The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has hiked school fees by 100% but they’re not the first public university to stress students.
Now that INEC has taken the voters register offline, here are the things the commission needs to do to clean it up.
The Labour Party has called out the APC’s presidential flag bearers, BAT and Shettima, for being classless. We highlighted the biggest drags.
This week’s #TheAbroadLife subject was supposed to move to Canada after marrying a citizen in 2014, but things went south until five years later, when she got married a second time — her husband couldn’t attend the wedding. She talks about the insane cold and having to restart her career in Canada.
On November 30, 2022, the Federal Government absolved itself of total blame concerning poverty in Nigeria. The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba, shifted some of the blame to governors of the 36 states. The minister said the governors should stop spending borrowed money on unnecessary projects and spend on projects […]
The Nigerian education system has 99 problems, but the new national language policy may solve none of them..
Election season in Nigeria isn’t only about who can hold the biggest rallies or make the most eye-catching promises, it’s also about who can throw the biggest insults. That’s why it’s not a surprise that the camps of the presidential candidates of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, and All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, […]
Private jet owners are the latest to feel the Nigerian government’s hands around their pockets. They’ve taken the matter to court. Here’s why.
Kogi State has entered into a $60 million agreement with a Chinese firm to snoop on its residents. Here’s a breakdown of the gist.
A member of Nigeria’s first family is trending on social media over the mistreatment of a young Nigerian over the past few days. The attention she’s got has come with various taunts, public outcries, and even different forms of body shaming against her and the Nigerian government. The person in question is none other than […]
The Chief Justice of Nigeria is sweating as some Nigerians are calling for his resignation. Here’s why.
Ademola Adeleke has only been Osun State governor for a couple of days but he’s already causing commotion with his executive orders. Should we be worried?
The Nigerian National Merit Award (NNMA) board has found no one deserving of the Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM) award in 2022. But we found five women who were criminally overlooked in the past.
The Nigerian Voter is a series that seeks to understand the motivations that drive the voting decisions of Nigerians — why they vote, how they choose their candidates, why some have never voted, and their wildest stories around elections. This week’s subject of The Nigerian Voter is Kachi*, a businessman in his late 30s who […]
One unfortunate feature of Nigerian elections that has refused to go away is violence in varying forms. It’s the kind of baggage no one wants, but everyone has to deal with it because some people still treat elections as do-or-die. What’s happened now? On November 27, 2022, unknown people set fire to the office of […]
Meffy of the CBN has told the world that Nigeria has stopped making money from selling crude oil. How did that happen?
If you’re a Nigerian student feeling discouraged from pursuing a tertiary education because you can’t afford tuition fees, we have good news for you! You’ll soon be able to get a student loan from the government with zero interest! How’s this possible? The Student Loan Bill provides public university students with financial assistance through the […]
Just hours to the planned November 26, 2022 resumption of operations on the Abuja-Kaduna railway corridor, the Federal Government announced a postponement. It’s not the first time the government has postponed a planned resumption since terrorists attacked the railway corridor in March. But more than the government’s erratic announcements and postponements, Nigerians remain worried about […]
With Buhari unlooking another fuel scarcity crisis, we spoke to Nigerians who told us how it’s affecting their lives.
It seems like Nigerians aren’t the only ones concerned about the 2023 elections, even our colonisers have taken some interest as well. Considering that our immigration rate to the United Kingdom has increased to 64% in one year, it’s not exactly surprising. The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has warned all political parties […]
The BAT visiting Tompolo, a man who was declared wanted by Buhari’s government, is proof there are no permanent enemies in Nigerian politics.
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