Friday, January 18, 2019
London parliamentarian, Nigerian-born Chuka Umunna has announced his bid to become the Labour Party’s leader, following a crushing defeat of the party by Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative Party in last week’s general election. Highlights Umunna announced his bid on Tuesday He...
Dr. Benjamin Ola Akande has been named the President of Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, USA to replace (in July) the current president, Dr. George B. Forsythe who has been president since 2008. Highlights:  A Nigerian, Dr Akande left for the US as...
Some call it fashion. Some say it’s trendy. The trend of wearing far less than necessary to cover what ought to be covered has caught on so strongly that it has become a subject for remonstration by ‘old school...
Prologue: Youth unemployment is one of the greatest challenges facing most African countries today. In Nigeria, the number of qualified graduates without jobs keeps rising every year. While many are hoping, praying, and sometimes cursing the government for their predicament,...
She belongs to the first generation of ‘under-aged’ undergraduates, having gained admission into the university at the ‘tender’ age of 15 years, graduated at 19, when some of her age mates were still battling the Joint Admissions and Matriculation...
Liesl Laurie, a 23-year-old beauty from Eldorado Park, Johannesburg was on Sunday night crowned Miss South Africa 2015 at a glittering ceremony held at the Sun City Superbowl. Close contenders for the title were Refilwe Mthimunye from Bronkhorstspruit (1st Runner-up/Princess)...
Voice of Nigeria (VON), Nigeria’s statutory external radio broadcasting organization, has stepped into a fresh era with the assumption of duty on Tuesday of its new Director General, Mr Sampson Ogbonda Worlu. Mr. Worlu was appointed Director General of VON...
Several images of the popular Nigerian television presenter, Denrele Edun, dressed in a female apparel were published over the weekend after the Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards (AMVCA). He shows off his skinny back, in the dress that leaves his...
Ten year-old Maths whizkid, Esther Okade, has joined the league of Nigerians in the Diaspora making waves in the academic world. Esther has made a mark as possibly the UK’s brightest kid and youngest undergraduate after securing admission into...
Dr Ogenetega Ighedo started her PhD programme as a wife and motherDr Oghenetega Ighedo of the Department of Mathematical Sciences has become the first black woman to receive a PhD in Pure Mathematics at the University of South Africa...