Loud Whispers

The War on Black Hair in South Africa’s Schools: Girls Sent Home for Braids as Racism Row Ignites

By Newsweek On 7/26/17  The case of two black female students who were banned from their prom at a Massachusetts school in May stoked uproar in the U.S. But the problem has been an issue for students in South Africa... Continue Reading →


Flood: Lagos to demolish highbrow areas [See list]

The Lagos state government has disclose the enlistment of seven highbrow areas in the state for demolition to forestall incidences of flooding. The Lagos State Commissioner for Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare, in a statement ordered owners of properties erected on... Continue Reading →

Japanese architect to design 20,000 homes for refugees in Kenya

By Global Construction Review | 20 July 2017 Shigeru Ban, the Tokyo architect known for his work with low-cost materials such as cardboard, and his development of shelters for disaster victims, has signed an agreement to design up to 20,000... Continue Reading →

Nigeria to End Fuel Importation Soon

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu had on Wednesday disclose that Nigeria will end fuel importation by and totally depend on its own refined products from 2019. Kachikwu disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents at the... Continue Reading →

Kanu Nwankwo offers to Convince Vincent Enyeama out of Eagles retirement

Following the loss of matches by the Super Eagles and the fast approaching World Cup 2018 Qualifiers, former Super Eagles captain, Kanu Nwankwo has disclosed that he is willing to talk former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, out of retirement to... Continue Reading →

Bakassi: BIR boat capsizes off Debunsha with 30 Cameroonian soldiers on board

Mudemba, the logistics boat of the Rapid Intervention Battalion, left the base of the shipyard in Douala on the morning of Sunday 16 July 2017 for Bakassi, Cameroon. Unfortunately the boat never arrived at its destination. The 30 soldiers on... Continue Reading →

EFCC to seize Dieziani’s properties in Dubai

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has disclosed its plans to size a mansion reportedly owned by Kola Aluko in Dubai. This comes about 48 hours after the US Department of Justice releases details on oil production contract funds... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: Female suicide bomber kills 10 mosque

A female suicide bomber struck  a mosque in Maiduguri, Borno State early Monday morning. At least 10 worshipers who came for prayers have been confirmed dead in the attack. The incident came on day after Borno State Police command said... Continue Reading →

Lagos Assembly to Slash Pension of Tinubu, Fashola, others

The Lagos State House of Assembly has disclosed the planned reduction of pension of former governors of the state. Mudashiru Obasa, the Speaker of the House made this known over the weekend at a meeting with civil society organisations. In... Continue Reading →

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