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28 Jul 2019
Wole left University College, Ibadan, for the University of Leeds in 1954 in quest of the full honours in English. The decision to pursue the honours programme, which was not available at Ibadan at the time, must have been considered at once visionary and courageous, especially given Wole’s strong interests in creative writing.
29 Dec 2018
Just few weeks after her selection as the running mate to PDP’s Jimi Agbaje in the forthcoming governorship election in Lagos State, a lot has changed in the schedule of Mrs Haleemat Busari, a corporate lawyer and boardroom guru, who has sat on the board of several blue-chip companies in Nigeria. Unlike when madam used…
30 Jun 2018
Six years ago, Och’Idoma, Agabaidu Elias Ikoyi Obekpa and the Idoma kingdom rolled out the drums to honour Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, President of Nigeria (as he then was) and to confer on him the title of Ogomola Idoma. Before Jonathan was honoured, only one non-indigene of Idoma had a similar recognition. After a lull,…
16 Sep 2017
If you look at an average age of a Rotarian, you will see there is the need to bring in more younger people, so that this organisation will continue into a foreseeable future.
18 Mar 2017
LAPO is a non-governmental organization committed to the social, health and economic empowerment of the poor and vulnerable, with greater concentration on rural and urban poor women in Nigeria, and in some other countries of the West African Sub-region.
18 Mar 2017
At first, it was just a dream, a burning passion to educate young people, but today, that dream has morphed into a grand spectacle, a testament to the idea that nothing is impossible if one is willing to put in the work and persevere.
23 Oct 2016
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.
23 Oct 2016
“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?”
2 Oct 2016
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.
7 Aug 2016
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...
5 Jun 2016
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.
5 Jun 2016
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.


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Leadership of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), yesterday, visited Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State at the Government House, Enugu, to appreciate him for his administration’s giant strides in the education sector in spite of the state’s lean resources, as well as economic...
10 mins ago
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has announced the approval of a $15 million trade finance credit line and a $10 million transaction guarantee for FSDH Merchant Bank to provide loans to local enterprises in Nigeria. The $25 million package, approved by its Board of Directors, will help to reduce the trade finance gap in…
14 mins ago
lack of relevant technological and personal effectiveness skills among the young population have been identified as the bane of rising unemployment crisis in Nigeria.
1 day ago
Chelsea climbed back into contention for a place in the Champions League last 16 with an impressive 3-0 victory against AC Milan on Wednesday. Graham Potter's side won for the first time in three Group E games as Wesley Fofana's first Chelsea goal was followed by second-half strikes from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Reece James at…
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Paris Saint-Germain were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw away to Benfica in the Champions League on Wednesday despite Lionel Messi's brilliant curling strike. The Argentina star scored midway through the first half in Lisbon but Danilo's own goal before the break ensured PSG and Benfica remain level on seven points at the top…