WHY DID HE COME BACK? — OBLONG MEDIA

Nigerians wanted a messiah. They got one, or so they thought. His coronation was loud and boisterous. In faraway countries, people danced in joyous rhythm and celebratory backslapping. It was supposed to be a new dawn premised on change. The emotion was infectious, as people lost in momentary covetousness suspended their reasoning. Some trekked long […]

WHY DID HE COME BACK? — OBLONG MEDIA

Can a Nigerian with Dual Citizenship be Prevented from Contesting an Election? – By Agboola Osabia — My News – Lawson Akhigbe

In the freshly concluded election in Nigeria, Mr. Ikengbolu Gbolugi a member of the PDP representing the Irele/Okitipupa Federal constituency in Ondo State, won a seat to the House of Representatives in one of the two chambers of the National Assembly. Recently, the National Assembly Election Tribunal disqualified Mr. Gbolugi on the grounds that he […]

Can a Nigerian with Dual Citizenship be Prevented from Contesting an Election? – By Agboola Osabia — My News – Lawson Akhigbe

Nigeria Runs on Generators and Nine Hours of Power a Day By Ruth Olurounbi and Gordon Bell — My News – Lawson Akhigbe

Households spend $12 billion on self-generated power President Buhari’s reform efforts have failed to take hold A tailor uses a generator for power in Lagos. Photographer: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images Kabir Sabo’s sewing machine hums busily as he hems a “babariga,” a popular dress in northern Nigeria, in his small corner shop on […]

Nigeria Runs on Generators and Nine Hours of Power a Day By Ruth Olurounbi and Gordon Bell — My News – Lawson Akhigbe