Friday, January 18, 2019
They were born on the same day of the month and married on the same day to each other.  It was the lady’s birthday. When the gentleman turned 40 some years earlier, the lady pulled off a surprise party...
A 21-year-old Nigerian girl, Jewel Olachi Nkwocha, raised the country’s profile aloft in the US recently when she graduated with a First Class Honours in Biomedical Engineering at the Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond.   Highlights Jewel hails from Imo State, Southeastern Nigeria She...
He is from Akwa Ibom State in southern Nigeria. To pay his way, he worked two jobs alongside his studies. Behold Ufot Ekong, the Nigerian student who achieved the highest grades at Tokai University, a prestigious private university based in the...
Gunmen suspected to be assassins killed Emmanuel Onyekaozuru, a Nigerian businessman based in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Sunday. Highlights: Onyekaozuru is the only son of his parents President of Nigeria Union, SA confirmed that the killers shot the deceased and escaped in...
  Forbes Magazine’s ranking of Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala among the top one hundred most powerful women in the world has been hailed by many as quite appropriate. Since its inception in...
By Jude Uchella. Highlights: - MTN donated a Connect Library to the University of Lagos in 2005 - The place no longer serves its function - This dormant state is owing to poor maintenance - MTN wants the facility given to another university   The issue It's...
The people of Bayelsa State and Nigerians from across the nation turned out in their numbers to accord former president Goodluck Jonathan and his family a royal reception from Abuja, the nation’s capital. Highlights Dr Goodluck Jonathan left for Bayelsa his...
The euphoria of the inauguration of Nigeria’s new president, Muhammadu Buhari on Friday May 29, 2015, unwittingly overshadowed the excitement of the election of Nigeria’s immediate past Minister of Agriculture, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, as President of the African Development...
Nigerian striker, Asisat Oshoala, has made history by winning the BBC’s maiden Women’s Footballer of the Year award. Highlights The 20-year-old forward is the first player to win the new award from the BBC World Service She is the reigning African Women’s...
  Nigerian PhD student Dickson Ndukwe Agbai has emerged as the best student with the highest grades for a doctorate in bio-fuels during the recent graduation ceremony at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom. Highlights: Dr Agbai, who hails from Abia State was...