African History, Politics

Would the Biafran Dream Ever be Achieved?

The Biafran war had its long root of political and ethnic division. This phase stands as one of the darkest and dimmest in the history of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The conflict lasted for three years as the Republic Of Biafra led under the leadership of Colonel Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu sought to withstand the […]

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Africa Heroes

Meet the Nigerian robotic genius who makes space drones for NASA

Dr. Osato Osemwengie, is a U.S-based Nigerian drone expert. He is also a successful academic who has Seven Masters degree and three PhD degrees. Dr. Osemwengie has been an integral member of the American armed forces, building drones for the United States Army. These drones are used for surveillance to gather important information, as well […]

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News

NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT SEEKS A $1.2 BILLION LOAN FROM BRAZIL

The Federal Government of Nigeria is seeking a $1.2bn external borrowing from Brazil to finance agricultural programmes in the 2021 budget. A request for approval has also been transmitted to the National Assembly. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, who appeared before the House of Representatives Committee on Finance in Abuja […]

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African History

The story of the Hausa warrior queen Amina Mohamud.

Amina Mohamud was a Hausa warrior queen of the city-state Zazzau, presently in the North-West region of Nigeria. Her leadership skills were discovered early by her grandfather who allowed her to attend state meetings. Commonly known as the warrior queen, Queen Amina of Zaria was the first woman to become the Sarauniya (queen) in a […]

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