United States of America
Stir good trouble
How do Africans in other African countries, Africans in the United States of America...can we really speak of Africans in the USA? After all we do not speak so easily of Europeans who emigrated to the USA
Rosa Parks: Mother of freedom movement
Rosa Louise McCauley, generally known as Rosa Parks, was an African-American civil rights activist. She was best known for her role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Government urges U.S. to backpedal on visa embargo
The Federal Government has appealed to the United States to rescind its decision on immigrant visa ban on Nigerians due to the age-long ties between the two nations.
I’m not intimidated by sponsored irritants, says Omo-Agege
Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege has described the failed litigation seeking to disqualify him over his alleged conviction in the United States of America
Soleimani killing: US asks citizens to leave Iraq immediately
The US embassy in Baghdad on Friday urged all American citizens currently in Iraq to depart immediately following the killing of top Iranian commander General Qassem Soleimani. “US citizens should depart via airline while possible, and failing that, to other countries via land,” the embassy said in a statement. The development comes after a US…
Igbo take alleged marginalisation by Federal Government to United Nations
Nigerians of Igbo extraction yesterday took the case of marginalisation and exclusion allegedly orchestrated against them by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to the United Nations (UN)
‘Nigerians appetite for more enterprises will boost nation’s economy’
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said efforts to enhance ability of Nigerian enterprises to do more businesses locally and globally would boost the nation’s businesses and engender economic growth.
Xenophobic attacks: Fillet but no fish in South Africa
In the United States of America, the government gives the indigent cooked fillets but also teaches them how to fish. They do not make them eat freebie fillets forever but teach them how to be resourceful, move to jobs so they can be free. Not in Africa and in this instance South Africa.
U.S. marks 400 years since first Africans arrived as slaves
The United States of America is marking the arrival of the first enslaved Africans to the English colony of Virginia 400 years ago. Hundreds of thousands of Africans from what is now known as Angola soon follow. The commemoration comes at a time when the U.S. president is accused of creating a culture where white nationalism and racism can flourish.
University of Lagos: Smeared but not sinking
I walked through the main gate of the University of Lagos into its expansive belly sometime in April 1982 and for those 37 plus years, I have remained glued to and consequently appreciative of its values, culture and norms with religious flavor. In the almost four decades, I have taught Kings and Queens, Governors and…
The amazons didn’t come
In the Guardian of August 14, 2018 I had written an article titled “The Amazons are coming.” In that piece I named five women who had threatened to take President Muhammadu Buhari’s job from him. They were Oluremi Sonaiya, a Professor of Linguitics who had contested for the office in 2015 and flunked. Others were…