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From Nollywood to Netflix: The rise of Genevieve Nnaji

Nigerian star and film director Genevieve Nnaji has already shown that she is a force to be reckoned with, so the disqualification of her Netflix film from the Oscars is unlikely to frustrate her ambitions.

In an unprecedented blistering attack on the work of the AWW Commission, the Government has signaled, even if obliquely, its intention not to carry through ...

The Legal and Political Consequences of the AWW Commission Findings

Written By Dr. Abdul Baasit Aziz Bamba - The humongous violence that erupted during the Ayawaso West Wuogon bye-elections is perhaps the worst instance of electoral violence experienced in our country since the creation of the 4th Republic on 7th January 1993. Following public outcry about this regrettable incident, on 31st January 2019, H.E the President set up the Ayawaso West Wuogon Commission of Inquiry (AWW Commission), composed of eminent personalities to inquire into, among others, the events leading to the violence that marred the AWW bye-election.

One beautiful feature of the Dagbon Kingdom system is its centralised political system.

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II (middle) with Nayiri Naa Bohogu Abdulai Mahami Sheriga (left) and Yagbonwura Tuntumba Boresa Sulemana Jakpa I. The three constitute the Committee of Eminent Chiefs set up by former President John Agyekum Kufour in 2002.

“I know for certain that with a peaceful and a successful celebration of this year’s Fire Festival, Dagbon has been restored to its past glory”.

Nigerian criminal gangs are also active in countries like Malaysia, South Africa, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, India and Brazil where they engage in criminal activities like ...

How Nigerian Criminals Across Borders Operate

Written By Ayorinde Oluokun - ‘Every day is for the thief, one day is for the owner,’ a loose translation of a popular Nigerian proverb meaning no matter how long or how well a thief may think he or she has perfected the art of stealing, he or she will sooner or later certainly come to grief. This proverb that has come to be accepted as a truism by many comes to mind with the recent wave of arrests or indictment of otherwise celebrated Nigerians over alleged involvement in criminal activities in different parts of the world.