Nigeria News

Visa trouble … as usual

One day I pray I may say… the visas were granted and returned expediently.

But so far, in ten years of living in Nigeria, traveling in and out too many times to be counted, it is sad to say that we have NEVER ever, not one person, received they correct visa applied for and in the appropriate amount of time.

So […]

By |May 4th, 2015|Nigeria News, Politics, Stories, Trending|Comments Off on Visa trouble … as usual

State Elections

We now also have a new Governor in Abia State. Unfortunately we cannot be proud of Abia for its election processes. Abia, along with Imo (and a few other states), had very poor elections processes intertwined with violence and corruption. As a matter of fact the first set election was cancelled and it had to be held a second […]

By |May 4th, 2015|Nigeria News, Politics, Stories, Trending|Comments Off on State Elections

We have a new President

It is just over a month since my last positing, I apologize. There have been many things going on in Nigeria as a country. The prior postponed elections have just taken place, and yesterday General (Rtr.) Muhammadu Buhari was named the President elect. The official hand over from President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will take place on May 29.

We hope […]

By |April 1st, 2015|Nigeria News, Politics, Stories, Trending|Comments Off on We have a new President

Postponement of Elections

The elections were officially postponed last week despite the advice against it from the international community. The threat of BkH has grown around it, alleged corruption regarding it, and threats of uprising if either candidate does not win. All of these lead to a continued poor situation that is not promoting safety, truth, or honesty. We pray that during this […]

By |February 14th, 2015|Nigeria News, Politics, Stories, Trending|Comments Off on Postponement of Elections

Rise in Child Trafficking in IDP Camps

Trafficking of children and persons has been a long standing issue in Nigeria. We ourselves have some children that have come to us through the NAPTIP Agency that fights against this.

With the more recent devastating attacks of the BkH in the North, North-East, the numbers of INP (Internally Displaced People) has risen drastically. Make shifts camps are being set […]

By |February 7th, 2015|Nigeria News, Stories, Trending|Comments Off on Rise in Child Trafficking in IDP Camps

Current Country News

That least year has been an increasingly difficult on for Nigeria, with the continued uprising of the insurgent group BkH. We watchfully pray for wisdom from our leaders, peace among people, and love in actions. The death toll inflicted by the BkH over this last year has risen exponentially compared to the last several years. And in most recent […]

By |February 7th, 2015|Nigeria News, Politics, Trending|Comments Off on Current Country News

Facts and Statistics : The Amazing Nigeria

Nigeria is home to seven percent (7%) of the total languages spoken on earth. Taraba state alone has more languages than 30 African countries. The importance of this fact is appreciated when one understands that language is the “soul of culture” (as Ngugi wa Thiongo famously said). It is language that births the proverbs, riddles, stories and other aspects […]

By |May 17th, 2013|Statistics, Trending|Comments Off on Facts and Statistics : The Amazing Nigeria