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Yahya Jammeh

Open letter to almost ex-president Yahya Jammeh of Gambia from a Nigerian

Dear Yahya Jammeh of Gambia, but why would a former President want to hold power like his family property? It is not like people won't listen to you anymore as a civilian. In fact,...

Iberibe Youths, Not Igbo youths by Mcginger Ibeneme

My name is Mcginger Ibeneme. I am Igbo. I was born in the sleepy hamlet of Elengum Orio in Elugwu Akwu Achi. It was few years after the Nigeria civil war. Growing up, I...
Osama Abdul Mohsen - Feature

Syrian Father Tripped While Running To Safety Gets Some Good News

Shebi you people were here last week when I told you about this Hungarian spawn of Satan who was supposed to be an impartial camerawoman recording footage for her right-wing N1TV, but instead took...
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Governor Fayose Vs The Rest Of Us: The ‘Mad Dog’ Saga.

Our 'Governor of the year', Governor Peter Ayodele Fayose is in the news again. This time he's got an axe to grind against the EFCC, Mr. Femi Falana, Zenith Bank, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, his...
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Diezani Alison-Madueke to stand trial in the UK – June 2017

The trial against Diezani Alison-Madueke for alleged corrupt practices, is set to begin in the UK in June 2017. The UK NCA (National Crime Agency) arrested Diezani and 4 accomplices in 2016. The EFCC are...

Refinery Outsourcing: The permanent solution to Fuel Scarcity in Nigeria – Abraham

By Olusegun Abraham   There are no ways to spin it; it is undeniable shame that in an oil-producing country as big as ours, in Nigeria, fuel scarcity is a perennial problem. The recurring sighting of...

President Buhari, Plagiarism and our appetite for mediocrity

So I heard that in a country of lettered laureates, the President's speech was plagiarised. Well, sad. Very sad. Writing, speechwriting specifically, is not easy. But plagiarising is lazy, very lazy. Sleazy too. But as difficult as...
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Clinton, Jammeh and Renzi: 2016 is the Year of the Defeat

There have been all sorts of shocking news this year. Apart from 2016 steadily trying to kill EVERYONE off the surface of the planet, it has been a crazy year for politics too. Yahya Jammeh...

Bright Kokoma: Mafia and Maleficence in Ivbiotor Community, Edo State

When the vision for Viva Naija was first formed, it was never meant to get involved in micro politics. It was to give the Nigerians living abroad the broad strokes of happenings back home...
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What the hell?? I turn my back for 5 seconds and the UK goes...

I can't deal with the UK at the moment; I really can't. Is it that someone can't ask you people to do anything? Somebody can't even send you small message? I had to go...