Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook was here. His name certainly rings loud and crisp-clear in the vast firmament of our knowledge- economy that drives several global thoughts and processes.
Busayo pops up Naija on American runway
“I need a bottle of table water,” Michelle tells the lady behind the counter, looking over her Jackie-O sunglasses, she turns attention to her guest, she asks, “what do you care for?”
Mimiko: Finishing well @ 62
The Ondo governor is not your typical sissy of a public officer. In other words, he is a veteran of many wars, victor in uncountable fracas and survivor of many titanic political skirmishes.
Hadiza: Good choice for the times
But despite the ambivalence of her political and activist position, the young woman exemplified the power of womenfolk to pursue a cause with single-minded attention. However, with her recent appointment as the first female Managing Director of the Nigeria Ports Authority...
Ali, the greatest takes a bow
Ali, was known as one of the greatest boxers of all time. The legend died after he was hospitalized June 2 with respiratory issues that were complicated by his Parkinson’s disease.
Olusegun Obasanjo: Ideas, politics and the love for country - Part 1
Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was not on the honoured list of heroes even though he eminently deserves to be among the top list of those who cannot be omitted in the drama of Nigeria’s postcolonial unfolding.
Photographer as documentarist… Revisiting pioneering legacy of Moses Adeojo
From inception in the 1830s, photography affected the mode of documentation, the methodology of reportage, the knowledge of our environment and also the definition of art.
Gbajabiamila: The Making of ‘Jagaban NASS’
GBAJA-BIAMILA! It sounds much like a phrase. As such by convention, you must have to take a deep breath before you pronounce the name. On a second thought, phonetically speaking, your brain may register a kind of similarity with Roger Milla. But in truth, the bearer of the name, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, has a lot…
‘This Initiative Will Spark Industrial Revolution In Southeast’
Mrs. Uche Chukwu is the Centre Manager of the Technology Incubation Centre Nnewi, Anambra State. In this interview with CHUKS NWANNE, the former staff of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research (FIIRO)said the empowerment programme will spark industrial revolution in the entire southeast. How did this skill acquisition initiative come about? Well, this is not…
Onokerhoraye: Celebrating An Academic Icon At 70
ON July 24, 2015, our indomitable and revered Emeritus Professor Andrew G. Onokerhoraye, internationally acclaimed Professor of Geography and former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Benin, will be 70-years-old. This, being an important milestone in a person’s life, and having had the opportunity to study this foremost academic and nationalist over nearly 20 years, I…
Emeritus Prof. Andrew Godwin Onokerhoraye @ 70
Emeritus Professor A. G. Onokerhoraye, a man of ideas and vision, the first thing that strikes you about him, is his unparalleled simplicity coupled with humorous nature and infectious laughter that oozes a fullness of life. A warm, welcoming gesture that often puts everyone at ease! A towering pillar of Academics and Administration, Prof. Onokerhoraye,…
Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso: Whining Of A Rural Aristocrat
RIGHT from the moment Jonathan-bashing became a meeting point for some radical politicians and false progressives, immediate past Governor of Kano State, Alhaji Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, emerged as a prominent subset. Even in recent times, the new senator representing Kano Central in the Senate retains national attention as a pestilential busybody. Kwankwaso’s road to national…