There are more than two thousand languages spoken in Africa and Nigeria alone has over two hundred languages. In West Africa, however, there are some languages with the highest number of speakers and this post will take a look at them. 1. English English is the primary language of many countries which are located in West Africa.
General Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, just returned from the United States of America, where he attended the United Nations General Assembly's 76th Session in New York. General Muhammadu Buhari was in attendance, as were many world presidents from various countries.
Buhari preaches against military takeover Photo Credit: people Gazette President Muhammadu Buhari has raised the alarm over the recent trend of the unconstitutional takeover of power in some West African countries, urging world leaders to reject military coups. According to Buhari, unconstitutional takeovers, sometimes in reaction to unilateral changes of constitutions by some leaders, should not be tolerated by the international community.
The Nigerian civil war created an opportunity for Nigerian decision-makers to review the nation's foreign policy. Nigeria was neglected by the neutral position of the British government during the civil war. The issue of colonialism was one of the determinants of the nature of Nigeria's foreign policy.
"Picture used for illustrative purpose" For promotion cometh neither from the East, nor from the West, nor from the south. But God is the judge: he putteth down one, and setteth up another. Psalm 75:6-7 What does it mean for God to promote you in the midst of your enemies?
Benin Republic vote to legalise abortion Parliamentarians in Benin have voted to legalise abortion in the West African country, where it was already authorised under restricted conditions. Under the new law passed late on Wednesday women can terminate a pregnancy within the first three months if it is likely to “aggravate or cause material, educational, professional or moral distress, incompatible with the woman or the unborn child’s interest”.
Today's Headlines: Buhari returns from UNGA with assignment; Anthony Joshua awaits rematch after loss.
Buhari returns from UNGA with assignment. IMAGE CREDIT: PUNCH NEWSPAPERS. The president came back to the country with a special request from the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, which is to help in restoring socio-political order in troubled West African countries, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
As Nigeria is preparing to celebrate her 61 years of Independence, the governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has expressed his disappointment over the current state of the country even after 61 years of gaining Independence. The number one citizen of Rivers state while speaking on Sunday at the state's capital (Port Harcourt) listed some important things that have kept Nigeria in its current state which all Nigerians need to checkmate and make amend if we really want to grow as a country.
Why NYSC members should not be deployed to state facing insecurity after the abduction of corp members
It has now been reported how armed bandits have kidnapped members of NYSC who were travelling to their orientation camp in Tsafe LGA of Zamfara on Saturday. The police claim that 2 corps members were forcefully whisked away by the bandits, though some witnesses claim that 6 others were missing from the incident.
Palm oil is one of the most popular foods that is consumed in the world. In Nigeria, palm oil is mostly used to prepare local dishes, which are too many to mention in this article. There are have controversies on weather palm oil is good for the health or not.
Manchester United might have lost the game against West Ham United in the EFL Cup but it was also one of the better performances they have had this season. Some of the players did very well and could have equalised at any time. We are going to look at the top 5 best players during the match and see how well they performed.
The fight against the two deadly terrorist organizations identified as Boko Haram and the Islamic State in West African Province (ISWAP) might be coming to an unexpected end. How exactly? Remember that the same internal conflict between the two jihadist groups identified as Boko Haram and the Islamic State in West African Province (ISWAP) left Abubakar Shakau dead in the Northeast region of Nigeria when he reportedly blew himself up to avoid apprehension by ISWAP fighters.
Super Eagles of Nigeria defender, Semi Ajayi was in action on Tuesday night for West Bromwich Albion in their 10th league game of the English Championship against Cardiff City at the Cardiff City Stadium. The Nigerian star retained his spot in his team's starting XI following his incredible performance for the club in their previous game and he was able to shine.
The Peoples Democratic Party is leaving no stone unturned as the party is preparing for its national convention in October. The zoning committee of the PDP led by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State is putting in great efforts with other committee members to ensure the effectiveness of the zoning formula that will make PDP a major contender ahead of the 2023 general elections.
There is a popular dictum that a child who does not want his or her parents to rest, he or she will not rest too. As the dreaded Boko Haram terrorists continue to cause havoc in various communities, especially in the North East and West of Nigeria, the Nigerian government and security forces comprising of the Nigerian army and other sister agents are not relenting efforts in making sure that these terrorists are brought to their knees.
It was recently news, the Nigerian military have revealed that some members of Islamic State in West African Province (ISWAP) are foreigners who are coming to invade the country. Within Nigeria revealed this in a recent statement by the Theatre commander of the north-east joint task force ‘Operation Hadin Kai’, Christopher Musa.
Have you heard of waist beads? Waist beads are a customary African embellishment that comprises of little beads or wire worn around the abdomen or hips. They come in various shadings and shapes and may likewise have ornamental stones, gems, or charms. Waist beads have been worn for quite a long time by ladies in numerous West African societies.
Photo Credit: Google Buhari Returns From UN With Special Assignment Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) has returned to Abuja after his weeklong engagement at the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, United States of America.
Power couples, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West continue to prove that they are the friendliest of exes as the estranged pair were spotted leaving Nobu Malibu after having dinner. At the end of the evening, the former “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star got into the same car as the Yeezy designer, with West in the driver seat and Kim taking the passenger seat and their pals in the back, PageSix reports.
It is a fact that Man United is yet to have any penalty this season but it is also true they have had not a few penalty appeals. In fact Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists that between West Ham United's loss in London to Manchester United and their successful elimination of Man United from the Carabao Cup on Wednesday, Manchester United was denied three clear-cut penalties.