Category: Nigeria

Did London Terrorists Slip Through The Cracks?

The two Nigerian-blooded Brits that brutally murdered a soldier in London’s Woolwich, had known terrorist ties. Suspects, Michael Adebolajo, 28; and Michael Adebowale, 22; were known to the country’s security services from a previous investigation of alleged Islamic extremists. both suspects are on the watchlist of the British Anti-terrorist Unit for having a history of […]

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Africa Loses Its ‘Grandfather of African Literature’

Best known for his 1958 novel, Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe was the voice through which Africa told its own story. On March 21st, the world lost arguably the greatest African writer. The 82 year old native Nigerian died in Boston, MA where he worked as a professor. Things Fall Apart is the story of Igbo […]

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TOP AFRICAN FILMS OF 2012

Nairobi Half Life (Kenya) and Dear Mandela (South Africa) top Africa Is A Country‘s list of the top African films of 2012.    What’s your favorite for 2012?

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Idris Elba To Host Concert In Lagos

Actor Idris Elba will host ‘Koko Concert’ in Lagos, Nigeria on December 27. Tentatively scheduled to perform are The Kokomaster himself D’Banj,  Big Sean, Pusha T, and Kay Switch. Elba is no stranger to the DJ booth. He helped in an uncle’s wedding-DJ business in 1986.Within a year he had started his own DJ company with […]

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Mother Of Nigerian Finance Minister Kidnapped

http://allafrica.com  reports that the  kidnappers of Prof. Kamene Okonjo have demanded N200 Million.   Okonjo is the mother of the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. The 82-year old woman is also  the wife of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Professor Chukwuka Aninshi Okonjo Agbogid.      The abduction occured on Dec. […]

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Nigerian Replaces Oprah At Richest Spot

      Alakija, Nigerian oil tycoon and clothing designer, has replaced African-American media giant, Oprah, as the world’s richest black woman. Alakija’s estimated $3.3 billion net worth beats Oprah’s $2.7 billion. Alakija, a 61-year old mother  operates Famfa Oil, a highly profitable oil and drilling exploration company,with her 4 sons.  Alakija gained success as a clothing […]

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AZONTO DANCE

Azonto Dance Is Latest Edition Of Ghana-Nigeria Rivalry

While most dance crazes are short-lived nightclub sensations, the Azonto has spread from Ghana’s shores to European dancefloors. It spans musical genres from dancehall to hip-hop. West Africa has seen many other dance crazes, like Nigeria’s Yahozie but this dance has inspired fitness videos and football goal celebrations. [embedplusvideo height=”365″ width=”450″ standard=”http://www.youtube.com/v/5HNWlnKhPDE?fs=1″ vars=”ytid=5HNWlnKhPDE&width=450&height=365&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=0&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=&notes=” id=”ep2311″ /] Nigeria, […]

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Murderd Nigerian Woman Victim Of Social Media Crime

The burial of Cynthia Osokogu, 24-year old murederd daughter of a retired Nigerian general, has been delayed. Officials will not release the body as further autopsy results are gathered to build a case against her suspected killers. Miss Cynthia Osokogu is beleived to have been murdered July 22nd by suspects, Nwabufo Okwumo, 33, and Ezekiel […]

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