REAL MADRID’S MARCELO: “WE FEEL LIKE WE ARE SINKING
The debate about Nigeria if it is a SHITHOLE or not is not an issue of patriotism, but one of reality. President Donald Trump once said in a meeting at the White House that Nigerians live in huts and when they come to America on visiting visa, they do not want to return home. In a recent swipe on the continent of Africa, he referred to countries in Africa as shitholes.
The banter if Nigeria is a SHITHOLE has been back and forth. The African Union representative to the United Nations said that President Trump should apologize anyway for his uncomplimentary remarks. It is not new to hear Trump speak in such an un-Presidential manner.
Let come to terms with the word SHITHOLE. What makes a place a SHITHOLE? First and foremost, a shithole is a place that is primitive and mundane, lacking no creativity, initiative or sense, where there is outright depravity, poverty and injustice pervading the entire environment.
In a recent interview with the Vanguard, the General Overseer, Believers Assembly of Nigeria, Prelate Isaiah Issong said that the 2017 Christian pilgrimage contingent were seen as a security threat in the holy land. According to Issong, they were embarrassed and humiliated by the comments of the tour guides, having been addressed as Boko Haram and Militants. “We were branded heartless and dubious criminal suspect.” Continue reading
HOLGATE’S HOMOPHOBIA HISTORY SHOWS HE SHOULD COME WITH CLEAN HANDS TO JUSTICE AS HE ACCUSSES LIVERPOOL’S FIRMINHO OF RACISM
Nelson Dafe (with additional reporting from The BBC).
As part of preparations for the World Cup coming up later in the year in Russia, Nigeria’s senior national team, The Super Eagles, are scheduled to meet with England in a friendly encounter at the famous Wembley Stadium in London.
The match is to be played on June 2.
The match against England would give Nigeria the chance of testing its strength against an European opposition before the World Cup, where the country has been drawn in a group containing two European sides in Iceland and Croatia, as well as South American heavyweights Argentina. Continue reading
Pan Yoruba groups under the auspices of the Odua Nationalist Movement (ONAC) has rejected plans by the federal government to establish cattle colonies for Fulani herdsmen in the South West.
According to the Leadership newspapers, the group deputy Chairman, Mr. Olalekan said the Cattle colonies were an invitation to anarchy. He said that the rearing of cattle is a private business and wondered why government was protecting individual initiatives that undermine the peaceful coexistence of Nigerians. Olalekan stated that the activities of the Fulani herdsmen threaten the survival of others in the country.
“They destroy biodiversity, burn trees, forests, natural stream and estuaries apart from encouraging the migration of fellow Fulanis in large numbers from other countries other than Nigeria.” Continue reading