Boko Haram, Rape, and Lack of Toilets Create Life-or-Death Situation for Displaced Women in Nigeria

Kieran Guilbert/Thomson Reuters Foundation By Kieran Guilbert MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Feb 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Every time she needs to go to the toilet, Shadima Irima recalls the moment Boko Haram militants stormed her home in northeast Nigeria and killed her cousin before her eyes. Watc

7 Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby star Discovered. Very Possibly with Life on it.

Astronomers have found at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature. The findings were also announced at a news conference at NASA Headquarters in Washington. This discovery outside

EFCC uncovers sprawling estate in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State owned by former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has reportedly uncovered an estate located in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state suspected to belong to the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. According to reports, the anti-graft agency’s operatives while investigating the mi

300 Nigerian Fashion Styles (Aso Ebi) to Try

Ankara & Lace latest fashion for ladies is comprises of different kinds of styles from skirt & blouse, jump suite, lovely evening long gowns, pencil skirt, ball gowns and so on.Ankara styles has been around right from on set, and there’s lot of different ways to

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Why Dubai is the destination for Nigerians

Dubai is a city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture and a lively nightlife scene. Burj Khalifa, an 830m-tall tower, dominates the skyscraper-filled skyline. At its foot lies Dubai Fountain, with jets and lights choreographed to music. On artifi

10 Colorful Nigerian festivals You Don't Want to Miss - nigerian blogs - share your passion naijamotherland blogs - NaijaMotherland

emeka | 12/18/2016 | Travel | Nigerian Festival

10 Colorful Nigerian festivals You Don't Want to Miss

Cultural festivals in Nigeria Agila Social and Economic Carnival. Argungu Fishing Festival. Carniriv. Eyo festival. FESTAC 77. Gidi Culture Festival. Igue festival. Imo Carnival. There are many Festivals in Nigeria, some of which date to the period before the arrival of the major religions in

Jumia Travel - Lessons From This Year’S International Customer Week!

Customer service is not what you say about yourself, it’s what people say about you through frequent interactions with your customer-facing employees. The customers are the best judges of your customer service strategy. No matter how great your product or service is, if you do not have a great custo

Five (5) Slangs That Make You a Confirmed Lagosian Lagos is Nigeria’s melting pot. It’s the dream destination for most people who reside in nearby cities and rural communities. Everyone believes Lagos is a city where dreams come true, regardless of your means of livelihood. That’s why you find almost everyone in this gr

Five (5) Tech Gadgets you Can Hardly Do Without

The evolvement of technology over the decades has made it compulsory to use them. These technologies which come in various forms, sizes and shapes simplify human functions and activities thus making them indispensable. Most people are addicted to some of these gadgets to the point of the gadgets bec

Photos: On ‘Game Of Thrones’, Rosie Mac Is Emilia Clarke’s Amazing Body Double

Daenerys Targaryen, aka the Mother of Dragons, is played by the gorgeous Emilia Clarke and is one of the biggest stars on the show. She and her dragons have taken the world by storm. What you might not know is that Clarke has a body double played by Rosie Mac.  I can’t believe how much the tw

Nigeria Rio 2016: Nigeria wins opener against Japan

Nigeria’s men’s soccer team made an extraordinary start to its Olympic campaign, beating Japan 5-4 in Manaus on Thursday just hours after landing in Brazil following a nerve-wracking travel mix-up. The team was stranded in Atlanta for days amid a bizarre saga that saw flights cancelled because of m

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Naija Babe | 8/5/2016 | News | Buhari

Aisha Buhari Visits United States of America

Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari has arrived the United States of America as the Special Guest at the 25th anniversary of Zumunta Association in the US. According to her spokesman, Zakari Yau Nadabo, the event is scheduled to hold at the Silver Spring civic center in Mary­land ,Washingt

Ooni of Ife Plays Host to African Hub and Brand Ambassador

The third edition of the Oba Okunade Sijuade annual lecture held in Ife on Friday, July 29. The lecture series which started three years ago, was put together to honour the late monarch and to address germane issues in present day society. Among this year’s dignitaries and invited guests

6 Interesting Yet Annoying Things About Nollywood Movies

Nollywood is the sobriquet for Nigeria’s film industry. The industry is currently witnessing a boom as it churns out new and exciting movies. So, there is little or no argument when it is described as the third largest movie industry in the world. Now, a good number of Nigerians are watching Nollyw

5 Things Nigerians Should Know Before Buying a Power Bank

Power is yet to be regular or stable in Nigeria. Hence, Nigerians are searching for alternatives to keep their phones, laptops and other devices charged. Interestingly, it seems phones are getting more attention as there are now power banks which you can use to charge your phone when there is prolon

Responsible Video Slot Gaming on Yaslot

With thousands of casinos online and games that you can play without having to dress up and strut to a real casino, who wouldn’t want to spend hours on end playing games at their favorite casino online? However, too much of anything can be bad, especially if you are not being responsible about it at

6 Tips to Have an Interesting Conversation on Instant Messaging

Instant Messaging applications like Facebook messenger, BBM, Skype, and WhatsApp have made conversation easier. Thus, forcing people to make and send less calls and text messages. In addition, instant messaging is cheaper and affordable. You only have to pay the data charges. This said, a

Eunice Olawale, female Abuja pastor murdered while preaching, has been buried

Pastor Eunice Olawale, female preacher of the Redeemed Christian Church of God,  who was murdered in Abuja  while evangelising around Gbazango-West area  on July 9 while she preached, has been buried.  Present at the burial were aides of President Buhari including

5 Things That Will Happen to Your Body If You Quit Alcohol

Nigerians love their alcohol. It is an important part of our daily lives. This is why after work or during weekends, you see them at a hotel’s lounge chatting away with friends while downing bottles of alcoholic beverages. For those who don’t take alcohol, they find it difficult to blend in soc

Attempted Military Coup in Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has flown in to Istanbul, after an army group said it took over the country. He was seen surrounded by cheering supporters, saying in a live TV speech that the coup attempt was an "act of treason" and the army must be cleansed. Sixty people died dur