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Up Nigeria! Super Eagles Win Africa Cup of Nations 2013, to Face Tahiti, Uruguay, Spain in FIFA Confederations Cup 2013

Written on February 10th, 2013 by
Categories: Sports

The Nigeria Super Eagles have claimed their third Africa Cup of Nations Title -- their first since 1994 -- in an exciting clash against West African neighbor, Burkina Faso, in front of thousands in Johannesburg, South Africa. Sunday Mba, of home-based Warri Wolves, scored the game-winner off of a...
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A Granddaughter’s Memories of Her Grandpa Sam Aluko

Written on February 8th, 2012 by
Categories: Spotlight

Well-known Economist & Professor Samuel Aluko, 82, passed away yesterday, February 7th, in the UK.  His granddaughter Toni Aluko, shares her sentiments about the life of her Grandfather on her blog after a recent trip to Nigeria: Let me tell you about my grandfather… To most of the wo...
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With Tensions Mounting From Fuel Subsidy Removal, Religious Conflict, Nigeria Said to Be At “Crossroad”

Written on January 12th, 2012 by
Categories: Nigeriawatch

Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and author of The Price of Civilization, provides his personal insight and opinion on Nigeria's current challenges, difficulties, and opportunities in light of the mounting tensions caused by the fuel subsidy removal and religious...
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Corruption Perceptions Index 2011 Released, Nigeria 143rd out of 183 Countries

Written on December 1st, 2011 by
Categories: Official Fraud Watch - Towards Fraud-Free Governance in Nigeria

Transparency International, a "global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption", founded in 1993  (source), has published its Corruption Perceptions Index.  About this index: The 2011 Corruption Perceptions Index shows that public frustration is well founded. No region...
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Rapper 50 Cent’s Upcoming Film Renamed to “All Things Fall Apart” at Chinua Achebe’s Request for a Change

Written on November 21st, 2011 by
Categories: Spotlight

For those who have read or are familiar with Nigerian author Chinua Achebe's book, "Things Fall Apart", this is an interesting story. "It's a project that I wrote, produced and financed myself," he explained last year. Directed by Mario Van Peebles, it premiered at the Miami film festival in Ma...
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Nwankwo Kanu: Nigeria must move on from ANC qualification failure

Written on October 19th, 2011 by
Categories: Sports

A dramatic 2-2 draw with Guinea in Abuja ten days ago saw Nigeria miss out on a place in January's finals, with the visitors winning Group B by three points to secure their passage to Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. It is the first time since 1998 that the Super Eagles will not take part in the co...
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“Meet The Adebanjos” – New Black British TV Sitcom Launches Sunday June 26th

Written on June 13th, 2011 by
Categories: Entertainment

In the Past You have had African American and Nollywood for years but now you have a new genre of sitcom – Afro British and its set to take over the air waves. For years, popular African-American sitcoms – all the way from the classic Cosby Show to contemporary Girlfriends - have been enjo...
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Keeping Track of News and Events During the Nigerian Elections

Written on April 10th, 2011 by
Categories: Elections 2011

In addition to the NigerianMuse Election 2011 Portal, you can find more sources of information concerning the Nigeria Elections 2011 here: Official Google Africa Blog: Nigerian Election - Keeping Track of News and Events.   Map of Election News (Click Map Icons For More Information): &nb...
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Student Ambassador Program Launched at 8 Nigerian Universities by Google

Written on April 10th, 2011 by
Categories: Science & Technology

Google has recently launched their Student Ambassador Program in both Nigeria and Ghana.  Google selected 27 Ambassadors from eight Universities in Nigeria and 20 Ambassadors from five Universities in Ghana. From the Google Africa Blog: As part of our commitment to empower the African acade...
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Watch: Miss Nigeria, Ngozi Odalonu, Competing at Miss Universe 2010

Written on August 23rd, 2010 by
Categories: Entertainment

Tonight, August 23, 2010 at 9pm on NBC & Telemundo, the Miss Universe 2010 pageant will take place.  Miss Universe can be considered yet another global event taking place this year --- in addition to Winter Olympics 2010 and World Cup 2010 --- in which viewers from nations around the world can ...
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