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  1. Kenya: Ali Mazrui to Be Buried At Monumental Family Graveyard Opposite Fort JesusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 |

    ... State University of New York at Binghamton. He was also Albert Luthuli Professor-at-large at the University of Jos, Nigeria and Andrew D. White Professor-at-large and Senior Scholar in African studies at Cornell University. "I'm deeply saddened by ... 1 comment

  2. Fare thee well Mazrui...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | New Vision

    ... the chancellor of Kenyatta University in Kenya and the Albert Luthuli Professor-at-large, at the University of Jos, Nigeria. He won numerous awards from across the world but what broadened his appeal beyond the groves of academe was his 1986 ...


  3. African bishops remind Synod: our families have different problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Catholic World News

    ... exasperation at Western attempts to change traditional African moral standards. Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos, Nigeria, complained: We get international organizations, countries, and groups that entice us to deviate from our cultural practices ...


  4. As violence ravages homeland, Nigerian bishop hopes in synodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | DFW Catholic

    Vatican City, Oct 8, 2014 / 04:46 pm .- Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama of Jos, Nigeria, has high hopes for the outcome of the current bishops' synod, noting the contributions of the African Church despite extreme violence and other local struggles. "There is great hope, the mood is good and I think there is a lot to be achieved," Archbishop Kaigama told CNA at the Vatican Oct. 7. He said the bishops attending the synod have shown "frankness in sharing" and "humility in listening," as Pope Francis requested at the start of the gathering.


  5. Kwankwaso and the 'two Kano's'Read the original story

    Oct 5, 2014 | Vanguard

    By Ochereome Nnanna About a fortnight ago, I received a text message inviting me to visit Kano. It was sent by Alhaji Halilu Baba Dantiye, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Kano State, Dr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.


  6. Nigeria: President Jonathan's Claim of Railway Revamp Is a FlukeRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    The Jonathan regime has a predilection of lying about everything. It is a regime that is steeped in mindless corruption.


  7. Where have all the Leaders gone?Read the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | Vanguard

    "Am I the only guy in this country who's fed up with what's happening? Where the hell is our outrage? We should be screaming bloody murder! We've got a gang of clueless bozos steering our ship of state right over a cliff, we've got corporate gangsters stealing us blind, and we can't even clean up after a hurricane much less build a hybrid car. But instead of getting mad, everyone sits around and nods their heads when the politicians say 'stay the course."


  8. China's "Black Coal, Thin Ice" tops Golden Horse Awards nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - China's "Black Coal, Thin Ice" received eight Golden Horse Awards nominations, topping the contenders list. It was nominated in categories including best film, best director, best actor and best actress, Variety said.


  9. Golden Horse Awards: 'Black Coal, Thin Ice' Leads NominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    The Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival's executive committee on Friday announced its nominees for the 51st Golden Horse Awards, widely regarded as Asia's most prestigious film awards. Chinese film Black Coal, Thin Ice , which won the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, leads the way in terms of nominations with eight, including for best feature film, best director, best leading actor and best leading actress.


  10. Nigerian Archbishop demands answers over weapons dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 |

    A Nigerian Archbishop is calling for the investigation of a multimillion-dollar arms deal which included Nigerian authorities and a Reverend. Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama of Jos, the president of the Nigerian bishops' conference, is leading the charge for answers over an alleged illegal weapons deal that may involve a high-profile Christian leader.


  11. Family announces death of former Nan MD, Dame Remi OyoRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | Vanguard

    The Oyo family has announced the death of a Former Managing Director of News Agency of Nigeria , Dame Felicia Oluwaremilekun Oyo, in London on Wednesday. In a statement, issued on Thursday, her husband, Mr Vincent Oyo, said she died peacefully on Wednesday, in London, where she was recuperating after receiving treatment from an ailment.


  12. Boko Haram and its sponsorsProf. Femi Ajayi, Ilishan, NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Nigeriaworld

    The Federal Government sometimes claimed that there are Boko Haram sympathisers within its administration. In addition, it has been reported that hundreds of people accused of links with Boko Haram have been arbitrarily detained without charge or trial; others have been extra-judicially executed or subjected to enforced disappearance.


  13. Tension as NFF elections hold in WarriRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | Vanguard

    By Tony Ubani, Warri The troubled Nigerian Football Federation appears to be swimming in more troubled waters with elections into its executive board scheduled to hold today at the Golden Tulip Hotel, Warri, with a purported court injunction served the 37 FA Associations and the principal officers including Sports Minister, Dr Tammy Danagogo to stop the elections. But football stakeholders who trooped into the oil city yesterday were not bordered by the fresh Court case which would no doubt spell more doom on Nigerian football.


  14. Independence: Nigeria will overcome its challenges - JangRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2014 | Vanguard

    Jang, who said this in Jos at a Church service to mark the 54th independence of Nigeria, added that what the country's current experience was not entirely new as other countries had gone through it. "At 54, when people say that 54 years is not 54 days, but I say that in the life of a nation we are just beginning; some nations are 150 to 200 years.


  15. Who can save Nigeria football from infamy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | Vanguard

    Shambolic Nigeria Football Federation who can save it from the army of jobbers often foisted upon it by highly placed 'interests' in the corridors of powers? On September 30 in Warri Delta State, the elective congress of the NFF will vote for a new president that will chart a new course for the troubled football ruling body, that is if a Jos high court injunction filed by NFF president for seven days, Chris Giwa does not hold water. The list of individuals who are vying for the position, truth must be told do not offer any hope that salvation is near.


  16. Actors go into politics for gain, power, passion - Zulu OkaforRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | Vanguard

    Some stakeholders in the Nollywood industry had attributed the direct participation of actors in politics to gain, power and quest for change in the country. He said that actors go into politics for the gain, power and passion to bring change and stability to the country.


  17. Who are these court jesters, for God's sakeRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2014 | Vanguard

    By PAUL BASSEY Incidentally, the expression "court jester" has no relationship with a court of law. Rather it is a term used in the Middle Ages to describe a professional CLOWN employed to entertain kings and queens and noble mena ..


  18. The fame and glory of a FlutistRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | Vanguard

    O ne time PMAN's chairman, Dr. Omatshola Oseli, aka Tee Mac, is {MFR) an accomplished musician is an artiste who is more famous abroad because of his style of music. He made so much money arranging and conducting for super famous star, Shirley Bassey who did the soundtracks for some of James Bond movies, 'Diamonds are forever and Golden Finger'.


  19. New APC Board of Directors elected for 2014-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Association for Progressive Communications

    ... expertise in issues of rural access, telecentres and open source software. of Fantsuam Foundation , was born in Jos, Nigeria and obtained a PhD from Ahmadu Bello University, working as a lecturer until 1994. Under his watch, Fantsuam Foundation has ...


  20. Nigeria: Obasanjo Visits Injured Son in Jos TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 |

    Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is expected in Jos, Plateau State capital today, to visit his injured son, Lt Colonel Adeboye Obasanjo, who is currently receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital in the city. THISDAY gathered that the former President, who is billed to touch ground at the Yakubu Gowon Airport, Jos by 1 pm will be received by Governor Jonah Jang, and will thereafter proceed to see his son in the hospital.