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Monday, May 27, 2019

Election budget: Presidency urges NASS to reassemble

Apparently, “the country is suffering” because the urgent matter of the election’s budget, has not been approved. The Presidency has urged the National Assembly to reassemble for the purpose of disposing of urgent matters begging...
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Sigh. Boko Haram Militants ‘have new leader’

There have been all sorts of rumours going around. That some Boko Haram militants surrendered willingly. That Shekau might be dead. I was starting to hope. To pray. That perhaps the scourge was over. So...
BBC News Yoruba

Nigeria, look at your life in the outside! BBC News Yoruba now telling our...

They say until the lion learns to write, the victory will always belong to the hunter. This has never been more visible than in the case of Nigeria. Time and again, we hand our...
women's rights

Prejudice and patriarchy persist as Nigerian Senate rejects gender equality bill

Most times, Nigeria just breaks your heart. Breaks it into smithereens and when you think you cannot hurt anymore, it stomps on the broken pieces and makes you whimper with pain at the futility...

Huh? About 200 Muslim Youths destroy Catholic church for holding Mass on a Friday

I didn't want to believe this until I read the reportage in full and saw pictures (see below). The insanity continues, bestial tendencies rave on, in a Republic of Men...haba!. Now, they've fanned a fatwa,...
Kemi Adeosun

BREAKING: Kemi Adeosun resigns as Finance Minister

NYSC 1 - Kemi 0 Kemi Adeosun has resigned her position as Minister of Finance, two sources in Abuja have told SaharaReporters. However, it is unclear as of yet when exactly the resignation will take effect,...

Lagos State Police Vow To Go After ‘unlawful’ Motorcycle Riders Come June 15

The Lagos State Police Command on Sunday said they would start going after, and arresting unlawful commercial motorcycle operators, aka okada riders, from June 15. Rising from a meeting between the Lagos State Police Command...
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“Every mother deserves the opportunity to watch her child grow” – Temie Giwa-Tubosun at...

"Every mother deserves the opportunity to watch her child grow." Seems like such a simple statement. Sounds like a reasonable request too, no? And yet, for thousands of expectant and new mothers in Africa,...
Pastor Adeboye - tithing

Pastor Adeboye: non-tithers go to hell but isn’t Nigeria already hell?

Pastor Adeboye's videos went viral recently where he claimed non-tithers would not make heaven. I know I am a Christian and it would be wrong for me to attack my faith because I feel ticked...
Nellie Mayshak and Nigerian Pensions Scam -2

FG suspends PTAD’s Director General Nellie Mayshak over alleged fraud

Nellie Mayshak, PTAD's Director General is a dirty, thieving cow. Allegedly. It would seem our job at Viva Naija is to not only celebrate everything that is great about our nation but to also shine...