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8 May
The second runner-up of the 2021/2022 edition of Face of Niger-Delta Cultural Pageant (FONDCUP), Miss Grace Ekrakene, has been stripped of her crown, based on alleged gross misconduct. In a statement by FONDCUP Nigeria Limited and Ethel Women Initiative, organisers of the pageant, they expressed sadness and regret for taking such action, which according to…
10 Apr
They are called lumberjack in North America, probably due to the nature of their job. Lumberjack engages in cutting trees for building purposes.
27 Feb
Thomas Ofem is a Development and Health Communication practitioner with experience spanning the HIV/AIDS, Reproductive and Sexual Health, Tropical Infections as well as Democracy and Governance sectors.
6 Feb
Nothing prepares you for the loss of your mother. Even though she passed on after 90 years of a life well-lived and fulfilled, on February 1, last year, her death was a heavy blow to us all.
30 Jan
In this interview, J.K. Obatala converses with Professor Augustine Esogbue—recent recipient, in Washington, D.C., of the Consul General’s award for “bringing honour to Nigeria”. That honour, includes being the world’s first black student, to earn a Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (obtained from the University of Southern California).
28 Nov 2021
Of course, climate change has given everyone enormous concerns. It may be arguable that since the world has seen periods in history where temperatures have risen without the world coming to an end, a rise above 1.5 degree may also come and go.
11 Jul 2021
Pastor (Mrs.) Folu Adeboye, who turns 73 years this Tuesday, July 13, is a remarkable woman of many parts whose life is worthy of emulation and celebration.
4 Jul 2021
Founder of Givers Supportive Foundation, Ologbenla Babatunde Smith, has visited the homes of 10 elderly persons to give them relief materials to cope with the tough conditions of the rainy season. The NGO, on July 1st, visited the 10 aged people to show them love and support, given the challenges associated with the rainy season,…
6 Jun 2021
The Minister for Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, yesterday, lambasted those agitating for Oduduwa and Biafra republics, warning against demands that could plunge the nation into another civil war.
11 Apr 2021
A total of 19 undergraduates from University of Ilorin and University of Ibadan and a PhD student have received cheques totalling N575, 000 for the 2021 UIMGA scholarship award held at the University of Ibadan Central Mosque, Ibadan.  The scheme, in its 15th edition, was designed to support Muslim students with financial challenges as the…
7 Dec 2020
In what can be described as an ambience of special thanksgiving, it was celebration galore as friends, family and dignitaries drawn from different walks of like gathered to shower encomium on the wife of ace entrepreneur and Board Member, Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF), Dr Ayo Ogunsan. Politicians, business associates, elites and allies, yesterday,…
22 Nov 2020
The much-awaited biography of Nigeria’s celebrated marketing communications practitioner and Chairman of Troyka Holdings, Dr. Biodun Olusina Shobanjo has been slated for public presentation in Lagos on November 26, 2020.
12 Jul 2020
When it was operated directly from the Office of the Vice President, people like I raised issues on the way and manner that it was being run; the benchmarks that were being used to dish out the money; the elitists creations involving computers and other stuff.


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Igbo youths under the auspices of the Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL) on Wednesday warned groups and individuals promoting the presidential ambition of Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu to stay clear of the zone. President and Publicity Secretary of the group, Goodluck Ibem and Okay Nworu, in a statement, described as "unfortunate" how certain…
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A Chinese court rejected an appeal in a landmark sexual harassment case on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the country's fledgling #MeToo movement. Zhou Xiaoxuan stepped forward in 2018 to accuse popular state TV host Zhu Jun of forcibly kissing and groping her during her 2014 internship at the broadcaster. Her case inspired many others…
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Tunisia's judicial authorities on Wednesday revoked the sacking in early June by President Kais Saied of almost 50 judges, a court spokesman told AFP. A June 1 presidential decree in the North African country saw Saied fire 57 judges, after accusing many of corruption and other crimes. His move, which rights groups called "a deep…
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Director, Centre for Democratic Development Research and Training, Professor Abubakar Siddique Mohammad has advocated intervention of foreign government to end insurgency in Nigeria. While the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, lecturer lauded the efforts of the Nigerian forces to nip the excesses of the terrorists in the bud, he said the strength of the nation's military…
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US teens have left Facebook in droves over the past seven years, preferring to spend time at video-sharing venues YouTube and TikTok, according to a Pew Research Center survey data out Wednesday. TikTok has "emerged as a top social media platform for US teens" while Google-run YouTube "stands out as the most common platform used…