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POLITICS

Photos Of Obasanjo, Abacha, Buhari And Ojukwu As Young Nigeria Soldier [Photos]

There are so many great men who have supported this country in different ways, and they can't be easily forgotten because of the good things they have done. Ojukwu, Buhari, Obasanjo and Abacha are very prominent men that have contributed a lot to the growth and development of this great country called Nigeria.

  11 months ago ago
Photos Of Obasanjo, Abacha, Buhari And Ojukwu As Young Nigeria Soldier [Photos]

POLITICS

States Creation: 2 Northern States Who Requested That Two New States Be Carved Out Of Them

Since reports emerged that the Nigeria Senate has given conditions for the creation of new states in the country, many diverse reactions have continued to pour in on whether the listed states would be approved or not. Photo Credit: Punchng Meanwhile, a deep look into the list of the proposed states revealed that, contrary to the proposal submitted by other states, two Northern states requested that two new separate states be carved out of them.

  1 year ago ago
States Creation: 2 Northern States Who Requested That Two New States Be Carved Out Of Them

POLITICS

Meet The First And Only Child To Be Born In Aso Rock Villa (Photos)

We have several Villas in Nigeria but the Aso Rock Villa is among the most popular and beautiful Villas in the Country because it is the official residence of the President of Nigeria. In 1991, General Ibrahim Babangida completed the Aso Rock Villa statehouse, which houses Nigeria's president.

  10 months ago ago
Meet The First And Only Child To Be Born In Aso Rock Villa (Photos)

MILITARY

6 Achievements Of General Abacha That You May Not Know

Many Nigerians believed that the regime of Late General Sani Abacha, which started in Nov 1993 and ended in June 1998, was the worst that Nigeria had ever experienced without talking about his achievements. Here are six achievements of the former military leader that you need to know.

  1 year ago ago
6 Achievements Of General Abacha That You May Not Know

POLITICS

How The US Gave Obasanjo $150,000 After His Release From Prison

It was in 1993 that General Sani Abacha overthrew a transitional government of Ernest Shonekan and became the Head of State of Nigeria. General Sani Abacha then issued a decree that gave him absolute authority over the Jurisdiction of Law Courts within the country. He also made a decree to imprison any subject for about three months without a trial.

  10 months ago ago
How The US Gave Obasanjo $150,000 After His Release From Prison

POLITICS

Abacha Was Not A Criminal and Not Poisoned to Death Says His Right-hand Man- Gen. Jeremiah Useni.

Lt. Gen. Jeremiah Useni was often described as Abacha's alter ego, his most intimate and trusted friend with whom he ruled Nigeria with an iron grip. Lt. Gen. Jeremiah Useni in an exclusive interview with Arise TV on Thursday cleared people on some misconceptions they had about Abacha.

  11 months ago ago
Abacha Was Not A Criminal and Not Poisoned to Death Says His Right-hand Man- Gen. Jeremiah Useni.

POLITICS

One major project Buhari is using $311m Abacha loot to build in Igboland

Since President Muhammadu Buhari took over the affairs of Nigeria in 2015, he has never rested on his oars to deliver on his campaign promise to Nigerians. Photo credit: Channels TV President Muhammadu Buhari has been working to deliver his campaign promise in the area of infrastructure.

  10 months ago ago
One major project Buhari is using $311m Abacha loot to build in Igboland

MILITARY

Why Ibrahim Babangida Resigned As Nigeria's Head of State In 1993

Ibrahim Babangida is a retired Nigerian Army general and politician. He served as military president of Nigeria from 1985 until his resignation in 1993. He rose through the ranks to serve from 1984 to 1985 as Chief of Army Staff. General Sani Abacha, who seized power in November 1993, proved unwilling to try to peacefully resolve the political crisis that began in June 1993, when results of a presidential election were annulled by Abacha's military predecessor, General Ibrahim Babangida.

  10 months ago ago
Why Ibrahim Babangida Resigned As Nigeria's Head of State In 1993

MILITARY

The Story Of How Nigerians Invented The Abacha Stove Due To Kerosene Scarcity

This particular stove identified as the Abacha Stove brings back sad memories to a lot of Nigerians, especially those that were around during the regime of the former head of State Sani Abacha. Let's go down memory lane for the sake of those that are not familiar with this stove.

  10 months ago ago
The Story Of How Nigerians Invented The Abacha Stove Due To Kerosene Scarcity

FOOD

7 delicious foods to taste from Igbo tribe of Nigeria

Nigeria is a country that consists of many ethnic groups, of which Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba are major ones. Igbo tribe which is one of Nigeria tribes is known for there mouthwatering dishes, they have varieties of traditional delicacies that are healthy for human consumption. Photo credit: 36NG

  11 months ago ago
7 delicious foods to taste from Igbo tribe of Nigeria

JUSTICE

Prominent Nigerians Who Were Charged During The Regime Of Sani Abacha

On 17 November 1993, Abacha overthrew the short-lived transitional government of Chief Ernest Shonekan. Below are Prominent Nigerians Who Were Charged During The Regime Of Sani Abacha: 1. Olusegun Obasanjo Olusegun Obasanjo was accused in the alleged 1995 coup attempt by the regime of late Head of State, Sani Abacha.

  10 months ago ago
Prominent Nigerians Who Were Charged During The Regime Of Sani Abacha

RELIGION

"The Church Is No More Respected" - Apostle Johnson Suleman

According to the video making rounds online, the Nigerian Televangelist and General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministry (OFM), Apostle Johnson Suleman made a shocking statement, when he said, "The Church is no more respected." Apostle Suleman lamented about the inability of the Church in Nigeria to have one voice, in order to address national issues.

  11 months ago ago

POLITICS

OPINION: Major Reasons Other People May Regard Abacha As Their 'Hero' Just Like Diri And His People

Nobody in this life is liked by all no matter how good or saintly the person lives and acts to all the people around him/her. This is the irony of life. So, for every individual, he or she will have core admirers, supporters, critics, opponents and enemies.

  10 months ago ago
OPINION: Major Reasons Other People May Regard Abacha As Their 'Hero' Just Like Diri And His People

FOOD

7 foods that can be gotten from cassava in Nigeria

Cassava is a tuber crop which is used for the production of various carbohydrate foods in Nigeria. There are many tuber crops but cassava is mostly cultivated and sold everywhere because of its numerous benefits. Foods produced from cassava are energy giving foods and its products are sold and eaten everywhere.

  1 year ago ago
7 foods that can be gotten from cassava in Nigeria

HEALTH

Do You Still Eat Roadside Abacha? Check Out What It Does To Your Body

Abacha which is also called local salad is a delicious meal that is mostly found in the eastern part of the country, and many people love to eat this delicious meal because of its rich contents. Since this food is delicious so many people still don't know what this food has to offer to their bodies.

  11 months ago ago
Do You Still Eat Roadside Abacha? Check Out What It Does To Your Body

HEALTH

3 major health benefits you get from eating abacha (African salad)

The very delicious abacha. So flavourful and rich in taste. It is a meal peculiar to the people of South-East of Nigeria. It is eaten majorly during occasions like traditional marriages, new yam festivals, chieftaincy title coronations, etc. These days, people do not wait for these occasions to enjoy abacha, they either prepare it in the comfort of their homes, order from food vendors online or buy from roadside food vendors and hawkers who sell it.

  11 months ago ago
3 major health benefits you get from eating abacha (African salad)

FOOD

Check Out Health Benefits Of African Salad

Nigeria is blessed with lots of native delicacies, as they most have good nutritional values. Abacha, is a native delicacy originated from the Eastern part of the country, as it can also be called ‘African Salad’. Abacha, which can be served as snacks to many, is mostly enjoyed by the Igbos during festivals, traditional marriages and chieftaincy coronations.

  11 months ago ago
Check Out Health Benefits Of African Salad

POLITICS

Buhari declares intention to pardon Ken Saro-Wiwa & others sentenced to death under Abacha regime

President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly declared intention to grant a posthumous pardon to Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight other Ogoni activists, who were sentenced to death on 10th November, 1995, by a special military tribunal set up by the Nigerian Government under General Sani Abacha, for allegedly fighting for the rights of their people.

  9 months ago ago
Buhari declares intention to pardon Ken Saro-Wiwa & others sentenced to death under Abacha regime

POLITICS

'Buhari’s Government Has Recovered Close To N1TRN Looted Funds' – APC Leaders

In a statement released earlier today, some leaders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) have disclosed that the Buhari-led administration has recovered over N1Trilion worth of stolen funds since Mohammadu Buhari became the President in 2015. A part of the statement reads: "High-profile recoveries include the following: $322 million Abacha Loot from the Government of Switzerland; $311 million Abacha Loot from the Bailiwick of Jersey"

  11 months ago ago
'Buhari’s Government Has Recovered Close To N1TRN Looted Funds' – APC Leaders

FOOD

Eating Healthy, Even As A Typical Nigerian

Growing up as a Nigerian was fun, but it is still a surprise how children do not end up having kwashiorkor. Most of our traditional foods are carbohydrates with little essential nutrients. Most traditional foods are made either from cassava or maize, and surprisingly the issue of eating mostly carbohydrate-rich meals cuts across all tribes in the country.

  10 months ago ago
Eating Healthy, Even As A Typical Nigerian