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Ex-SCJ: How ‘pidgin’ became admissible in court

Former Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Sidi Bage Muhammad, has narrated how his action and that of his colleagues, years ago, led to the acceptance of “pidgin English” as part of communication language in court.

Nigeria’s film industry draws global entertainment brands

“Oya!” shouts the director in Nigerian Pidgin English. Actors take their marks. Lighting blinks on. The film crew snaps into action after the order to hurry up.
A Nigerian staff of the International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) Mathew Danjuma Oguche, has been identified as one of the two victims killed during Friday’s attack on Kajuru Castle in Kajuru Local Government, Kaduna State.

Mathew Oguche: The Nigerian killed in Kaduna attack

A Nigerian staff of the International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) Mathew Danjuma Oguche, has been identified as one of the two victims killed during Friday’s attack on Kajuru Castle in Kajuru Local Government, Kaduna State.
Afropop sensation, Tosin Ajibade aka Mr Eazi had the crowd swaying to his debut performance at Coachella on Saturday night.

Mr Eazi delivers thrilling performance at Coachella

Afropop sensation Tosin Ajibade aka Mr Eazi had the crowd swaying to his debut performance at Coachella on Saturday night.
election inec nigeria

Opportunity cost of vote trading in Nigeria

One of the most worrying developments in Nigeria today is the ugly phenomenon of cash-for-votes by political parties and candidates. Desperate politicians are not leaving any stone unturned in order to ensure their victory at the coming 2019 general elections.
Osinbajo at Luxor Salon and Spar, Wuse 2, where he had a haircut and one on one interaction with barbers, customers and residents of the area who trooped out to welcome him to their neighbourhood.

Family chats: Yemi Osinbajo brings message of hope to FCT community

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday visited New Kushingoro Village, a suburb of FCT, in continuation of his family chats ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Yemi Osinbajo performs Next Level theme song

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo thrilled some residents of Abuja to `Next Level’, a song composed from the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign slogan for the 2019 general elections.
Wizkid Duncan Mighty

Wizkid: I begged Duncan Mighty for ‘Fake Love’ collaboration

Ayo ‘Wizkid’ Balogun says he begged Duncan Mighty to collaborate with him on ‘Fake Love’.

UN launches radio talk to educate Nigeria’s illegal migrants

The UN migration agency has launched a radio series in Nigeria to sensitise vulnerable people seeking to pursue economic opportunities abroad on the perils of irregular migration.
Femi Kuti

Femi Kuti: Why I won’t support Muhammadu Buhari’s government

Femi Kuti, son of Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, said he declined Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s appeal to support the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration because of his late father.

World Cancer Day: Isaac Adewole urges Nigerians to engage in physical exercises

As Nigeria joined the rest of the world in commemorating the 2018 World Cancer Day, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has called on Nigerians to always engage in physical exercises to reduce the risk of having cancer.

UDP chief Godson Okoye advocates adoption of Pidgin as national language

Mr Godson Okoye, National Chairman, United Democratic Party (UDP), has advocated the adoption of Pidgin English as Nigeria’s national language to promote unity in the country.

Police TV goes live Nov 28, to poach workers from CNN, BBC

The proposed Nigeria Police Broadcasting Service (NPBS) would hit the Air Waves nationwide beginning from November 28 2017.

I want to learn Pidgin English – Vardy

Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy says he’s learning how to speak Pidgin English as fluently as the Nigerian players in his team.

Fela Kuti celebrated 20 years after death

It is exactly 20 years since Nigerian music legend and Afrobeat pioneer Fela Anikulapo Kuti died on August 2, 1997 at the age of 58.

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