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Pope Francis’ visit to Africa comes at a defining moment for the Catholic church

By Stan Chu Ilo, DePaul University During his planned visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Sudan in February 2023, Pope Francis...

Who invented jollof rice?

By Fatima Fall Niang, Université Gaston Berger The authorship – and therefore origins – of jollof rice (called ceebu jën in Senegal according to the...

Naira redesign and withdrawal limits: questionable policy and bad timing

By Stephen Onyeiwu, Allegheny College THE Central Bank of Nigeria launched new banknotes in November 2022. The new notes came into effect on 15 December...
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Sanusi’s epistle for Atiku, Tinubu, others

EACH  time Emir Sanusi Lamido Sanusi speaks, his words sting the powerful like the poisonous teeth of a viper.  At the same time, like...

Why there is apathy to TETFund conference support funding in Academia

By Raheemat Adeniran THE Lagos State University’s Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) Desk Office recently announced call for applications from staff members for TETFund’s local...

2023: Full Text of Obasanjo’s Letter to Nigerians

DEAR Compatriots and Friends, MY APPEAL TO ALL NIGERIANS PARTICULARLY YOUNG NIGERIANS Happy New Year! May all our national calamities disappear this year. I am constrained to...
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Full text of President Muhammadu Buhari’s last New Year Message to Nigerians

MY fellow countrymen and women, a very happy and prosperous New Year to you. 1. First, I would like to thank and honour the Almighty...

2023 Elections: The push and pull factors influencing youth civic participation

By Mayowa Olajide Akinleye  AHEAD of the 2023 elections, INEC registered a total of 9.5 million new voters. 76.5 per cent of them are young...

6 moments in African football in 2022 that will be talked about for years to come

By Chuka Onwumechili, Howard University 2022 was a significant year for African football. It was a benchmark for the women’s game and a year that...
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