‘Badoo Boys’ – the Reign of Terror in Lagos Communities

[Daily Trust] Lagos -In the ancient town of Ikorodu in Lagos State and the communities that surround it where gruesome killing seems to have become virtually a daily affair, it is not uncommon to hear the shout of ‘Badoo’ attend every murder incident. …

[Daily Trust] Lagos -In the ancient town of Ikorodu in Lagos State and the communities that surround it where gruesome killing seems to have become virtually a daily affair, it is not uncommon to hear the shout of 'Badoo' attend every murder incident. When the Badoo name alone sneezes, even without a face attached to it, the entire Ikorodu town and its environs go limp with cold.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Reactions Trail Chimamanda ‘Williams College’ Commencement Speech

[Daily Trust] Early this month, author and activist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, gave a commencement speech to the 2017 graduating class of Williams College in Massachusetts, United States.

[Daily Trust] Early this month, author and activist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, gave a commencement speech to the 2017 graduating class of Williams College in Massachusetts, United States.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

From Vietnam With Love – Zim Musician Makes Waves in Ho Chi Minh City

[New Zimbabwe] FROM recording his first track in a friend’s kitchen in 2008, Zimbabwean musician, Stewart Gatsi has made a steady rise in his career and taken Asia by storm, holding shows in Ho Chi Minh City, Muine Vung Tau (Vietnam) Hong Kong and Sing…

[New Zimbabwe] FROM recording his first track in a friend's kitchen in 2008, Zimbabwean musician, Stewart Gatsi has made a steady rise in his career and taken Asia by storm, holding shows in Ho Chi Minh City, Muine Vung Tau (Vietnam) Hong Kong and Singapore.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mukoko Hitmaker Tytan to Co-Host Miss World Zim UK With Olinda

[New Zimbabwe] SINGER, songwriter and producer Njabulo Nkomo, better known as Tytan has been announced as the host for this year’s Miss World Zimbabwe UK beauty pageant taking place in London on the 1st of July.

[New Zimbabwe] SINGER, songwriter and producer Njabulo Nkomo, better known as Tytan has been announced as the host for this year's Miss World Zimbabwe UK beauty pageant taking place in London on the 1st of July.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

What Buhari Govt Must Do to Develop Niger Delta, Implement Action Plan – Development Expert

[Premium Times] Deirdre LaPin is a development expert currently based in the US. She is an also Africanist scholar who has studied Nigeria for over 45 years. She lived in Nigeria for extended periods totalling 18 years and for ten years worked in and o…

[Premium Times] Deirdre LaPin is a development expert currently based in the US. She is an also Africanist scholar who has studied Nigeria for over 45 years. She lived in Nigeria for extended periods totalling 18 years and for ten years worked in and on the Niger Delta as a managing advisor on development to the oil industry and later for international agencies. Between 1997 and 2001, she helped Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, establish the first corporate community investment program in Africa, with 180 Nigeri

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tributes Pour in for Kasinauyo

[Zimbabwe Standard] The love and affection by which Edzai Kasinauyo was held in football circles was summed up by the avalanche of tributes that poured in yesterday for the former Warriors winger who passed away in South Africa on Friday.

[Zimbabwe Standard] The love and affection by which Edzai Kasinauyo was held in football circles was summed up by the avalanche of tributes that poured in yesterday for the former Warriors winger who passed away in South Africa on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe