Monday, March 18, 2019
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...
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...