NAIJA POETRY 24: Your Vote Counts!

YOUR VOTE COUNTS! Nigeria the land our fathers fought foris now a place where ours leaders are reaping from.The masses are being exploited by the same people they elected into power.The youths are now left with no jobs.Graduates are forced to become thugs and criminals all becausethey have no other means of survival. Nigeria hasContinue reading “NAIJA POETRY 24: Your Vote Counts!”

POLITICS: Jonathan & Emefiele Out of 2023 Presidential Race

Efforts to draft former president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan and Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele into the 2023 presidential race on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress seem to have failed. This is because their expression of interest and nomination forms were not submitted as the deadline for submission of forms passed on 14Continue reading “POLITICS: Jonathan & Emefiele Out of 2023 Presidential Race”

NAIJA POLITICS: Goodluck Jonathan Makes U-Turn On 2023 APC Ticket

Sequel 2 hours’ meeting with members and leaders of the Fulani community that procured the N100 million presidential nomination forms on his behalf, former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, is now considering running on the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The former president is reported to have met with the Fulani pastoralists at AbujaContinue reading “NAIJA POLITICS: Goodluck Jonathan Makes U-Turn On 2023 APC Ticket”

PHOTO NEWS: United Nations Sec-Gen Guterres On 1st Visit To Nigeria

Secretary-General of the United Nations Organization, Mr. António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres, arrived Nigeria for a 2-day official visit on Tuesday 03 May 22. This is the third leg of his West African tour, following his earlier visits to neighbouring Niger Republic and Senegal. On Tuesday, His aircraft landed at the Maiduguri International Airport inContinue reading “PHOTO NEWS: United Nations Sec-Gen Guterres On 1st Visit To Nigeria”

NAIJA POETRY 19: I Am Leah Sharibu (abridged)

Dedicated to Leah Sharibu the Christian girl still in Boko Haram Captivity, and to all other captives who have not been rescued I am Leah SharibuI am NigeriaI am a captiveTaken from my homeAway from love and careNow I live in fearIn the midst of the unknownI am Leah SharibuI am Nigeria I am LeahContinue reading “NAIJA POETRY 19: I Am Leah Sharibu (abridged)”

DID YOU KNOW (21): You Can Now Check Your Voter Registration Status Online

Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) now has a web portal where you can check the status of your Voter Registration via either of the following: A. Check via your Voter’s Identification Number (VIN)ORB. Check via your name and date of birth. HOW TO DO ANY OF THE ABOVE?1. Go to https://voters.inecnigeria.org/dashboard On the right-upper sectionContinue reading “DID YOU KNOW (21): You Can Now Check Your Voter Registration Status Online”

NAIJA POETRY 18: When The Monuments …

For Walter Rodney and Ngugi wa Thiong’o When the monuments to our pastare whittled down by new factsand our dew drops of changeare sacrificed on the altar of state security,we awake to the knowledge thatpebbles lodged in muddy pondsmust grow muddy with time… Now that our messiahs have chased our dreamsfrom the sacred corners ofContinue reading “NAIJA POETRY 18: When The Monuments …”

DID YOU KNOW (9)? You Can Now Pre-Register for Your INEC Voter’s Card

Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) now has a web portal where you can do any of the following: (A). NEW VOTERS CANPre-Register online for their Voter’s Card. (B). REGISTERED VOTERS CANi. Review their Voter’s Registration.ii. Request to Update their Information.iii. Transfer their Voter Registration to another Polling Unit. HOW TO DO ANY OF THEContinue reading “DID YOU KNOW (9)? You Can Now Pre-Register for Your INEC Voter’s Card”