THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – For years, Nigerians have called for June 12 to be recognised as Democracy Day and a national holiday in honour of late Chief MKO Abiola, the winner of the 1993 presidential election. But successive governments have ignored this call. So Nigerians expressed great excitement as PresidentRead More →

Laure Beaufils, UK Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria (front, center-right) posing for a picture with school girls at a menstrual hygiene event hosted on Thursday, May 24, 2018, at Civic Hive, Montgomery Avenue, Yaba, by Chaste Inegbedion (front, center-left), the Nigerian social entrepreneur driving the #PadMan initiative in Africa. ThisRead More →

Yesterday, Monday, May 14, 2018, Obafela Bank-Olemoh, the Special Adviser on Education (SAE), Lagos, visits CodeLagos Out-Of-School training center at the Herbert Macaulay Library, Yaba. In this photo, he (middle) poses with trainees of Python class (batch 2). Enter your email address in the ‘subscribe box’ to get our latestRead More →

THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – For failing to honour the invitation of the National Assembly (NASS) for the third time in two weeks, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris has been pronounced an ‘enemy of democracy’ by NASS. After first refusing to appear before NASS on April 25, the policeRead More →

Spiritual-themed painting where painter depicts Olodumaré, the Supreme Deity of Yorùbá theology and the Yorùbá man being ensnared by foreign religion and society. The painting was shared on a Yorùbá spiritual community Facebook page with the words: ‘Only a deity of your own race can save you. That deity livesRead More →

Not too many people have heard the name Faraday Okoro before, including me. But as of today, that name is rapidly gaining popularity and occupying the mind of more and more people in the movie industry, locally and globally. Faraday Okoro is a young New York based Nigerian-American filmmaker whoRead More →

This photo of emanciated and unkempt prisoners was taken a few days ago by a Nigerian journalist named Adeyemi Adejola on a visit to Ilaro prison in Ogun, Nigeria. Enter your email address in the ‘subscribe box’ to get our latest updates in your mailbox.Read More →

Annual general meeting (AGM) of University of Lagos (UNILAG) Alumni Association’s Lagos State branch at Julius Berger Hall, University of Lagos on March 18, 2018. On stage are incumbent executives of the state branch of the association – chairman of the association Lukumon Adeoti, (center), vice chairman of the associationRead More →

THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – Today, Monday, March 12, 2018, President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari arrived in Benue to console the people of the middle-belt state over the New Year killings. According to report, the president arrived Benue earlier today at about 10:43am. He was billed to visit Governor Samuel OrtomRead More →

THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – Last week Thursday, March 1, 2018, Google announced launch of a new feature intended to improve job search across the sub-Saharan region of Africa. The American technology company launched the feature in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa according to report. As a result of this move,Read More →