“Your Victory Is An Inspiration”: Yemi Osinbajo Congratulates French President-Elect Macron

by Azeez Adeniyi Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has congratulated Emmanuel Macron on his election as the next President of France. According to a statement by his media aide, Laolu Akande, Osinbajo in a letter said he was optimistic that the incoming government will further strengthen the bond of friendship between both countries. He added that […]

#Church100: 100 Most Influential People In Christian Ministry In Nigeria

In commemoration of this year’s Easter celebrations, Y!/YNaija.com and Church Culture are excited to unveil the inaugural edition of #Church100 – the 100 Most Influential People in Christian Ministry in Nigeria. This is a select group of Nigerians leading the charge for Christian ministry in contemporary society. Several months in the making, the list has […]

“Containing Women In A Box That Gives No Hope, No Voice Or Empowerment MUST To Be Eliminated”- Sally Chiwuzie

by Rachel Ogbu Author of Silent Symphonies and founder of the #Unshakable Movement, Sally Chiwuzie was at the UN Headquarters in New York recently during the United Nations My Sister’s Health Watch (MSHW) stakeholders forum- “Leave No Woman’s Health Issues Behind.” Bringing herself forward as a subject matter expert on promoting the everyday woman’s holistic wellbeing, […]

Military Enthusiast Chidi Nwaonu, Analysis The Issue Of Boko Haram’s IED Campaign In 2015

by Chidi Nwaonu In an attempt to understand the techniques, tactics and procedures of Boko Haram, we take a look at their use of IEDs for the period 01 March 2015– 01 February 2016. This time period encompasses the successful Nigerian Valentine Offensive by 7 Div and 3 Div under Op Zaman Lafiya to defeat Boko Haram main […]

African Business Highlights Commitment on #InternationalWomensDay

by Rachel Ogbu Villa Monticello, one of Ghana’s most awarded boutique hotels, boasts majority women ownership and women in key leadership positions including President/CEO, General Manager and Executive Chef (a rarity in most fine dining establishments). In addition to its diversity in staffing, Villa Monticello has also expanded their commitment to women and girls beyond […]

Nigeria Will Focus More On Technology- President Muhammadu Buhari

by Rachel Ogbu During the maiden meeting of the National Research and Innovation Council (NIRC) which took place in Abuja on Thursday , President Muhammadu Buhari said Federal Government would fast-track industrial and economic development through Science, Technology and Innovation (STI). “I am aware that Nigeria must accord high priority to Science and Technology if it must take […]

Nigerian Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo US Deputy National Security Adviser For International Economic Affairs

by Rachel Ogbu President Barack Obama has appointed Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo as the next Deputy National Security Adviser for International Economic Affairs. The 34-years-old Nigerian is to take over from Caroline Atkinson. He attended Berkeley and Yale Law and worked as an Editor for the Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution from 2008 to 2009. […]

Powerful photos documenting exile: SEE Yotam Gidron Israel’s South Sudanese image series

Yotam Gidron is a contributing editor for the Hebrew language blog african.co.il. He studies law in Tel-Aviv University, with a focus on international law and forced migration. Recently the Israel-based photographer shared these photo documentary with the media showing Israel’s South Sudanese population being exiled. He writes ** Shortly after South Sudan’s July 2011 independence, the Israeli government decided to deport the […]