Herbert Macaulay statue

MUST READ: “There’s a statue in Yaba, Lagos, of a man, whom many in Nigeria have forgotten.” – moving words by Cheta Nwanze on why Nigerians must never forget Dr. Stella Ameyo Adadevoh and others.

There’s a statue in Yaba, Lagos, of a man, whom many in Nigeria have forgotten. His family never have. And now, we all have a chance to remember him, and in a way, to honour him. He is the man on our one Naira coin.  Herbert Olayinka Samuel Heelas Badmus Macaulay, had a daughter, Sarah…

US Journalist James Foley Beheaded ( FULL VIDEO )

US journalist James Foley ‘beheaded by IS’ ( FULL VIDEO )

Islamic State insurgents have posted a video apparently showing the beheading of US journalist James Foley. Intelligence agencies are trying to identify masked killer, who has a British accent, as Foley’s mother says ‘he was an extraordinary son’ US journalist James Foley ‘beheaded by IS’ – latest. Profile: James Foley, US journalist beheaded by Islamic…

Nigeria's Chief of Army Staff Kenneth Minimah

40 Soldiers in Nigeria Face Execution for Mutiny…

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff Kenneth Minimah has said some 40 soldiers in north-eastern Nigeria, who refused to fight the Islamist Boko Haram group, would be court-martialled and sentenced to death if convicted of mutiny according to reports in the New Indian Express..He stressed that the army had no room for rebels, adding that punishment…

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SIGNIFICANT MILESTONE: First PayPal, Now Western Union – offers service to send money from Nigeria.

The Western Union Company launched the Outbound remittance service in Nigeria. Since the Western Union Money Transfer service was launched in Nigeria in 1995, consumers in the country have only been able to receive funds via the service. This launch therefore represents a significant milestone as it marks the first time outbound remittance has become…

NFF on Fire headquarters of the Nigeria Football federation

PHOTO: NFF fire started from the chief accountant’s office; “…but we must not engage in blame games and thank God that no life was lost.”

Photo courtesy of BBC A huge fire has ripped through the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) building in the capital Abuja on Wednesday. Flames were spotted coming out of the building at about 1000 local time and it took fire fighters almost two hours to extinguish the blaze. Nigerian Fire Service official Eyo Ime said it…

Justina Obioma Ejelonu,

NIGERIA REAL HEROES AWARDS: TIME FOR NIGERIA TO IMMORTALISE AND REWARD COURAGE – We Nominate Dr. Ameyo Adadevoh, Justina Obioma Ejelonu and Jatto Abdulqudir.

 Its Time To Immortalise and Reward Courage in Death.  This is an idea I have had for many years and thought it would be a worthwhile idea to bring these awards to Nigeria. Let me point out that the Real heroes Awards is not an original idea. It currently runs in the UK, America as…