Sunday, 1st October 2023


8 May 2022
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 2022
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 2022
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 2022
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 2022
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.


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AC Milan overcame a struggling Lazio 2-0 on Saturday to provisionally take top spot in Serie A, while Victor Osimhen came off the bench for Napoli and scored in a 4-0 win at Lecce. Christian Pulisic gave Milan the lead on the hour at the San Siro when he slammed in a bobbling pass from…
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Elections are won and lost at the polls, or so we were told. The sacking of the governor of Kano State, Engr. Abba Kabir Yusuf, by the Kano Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, makes it unambiguously clear that we are transitioning into a new era in our quasi-democratic system. Except if something is done to stop…
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Manchester City's perfect start to the Premier League season came undone in a shock 2-1 loss to Wolves, as Manchester United slumped to a 1-0 home defeat to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
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Napoli secured their second Serie A victory in four days as Victor Osimhen came off the bench and scored in a 4-0 win at Lecce to lift the Italian champions up to third.
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The Lagos State government on Saturday began clearing shanties and reclaiming Right of Way (RoW) of the Red Rail project corridor from Agbado, Ogun, to Ebute Metta, Lagos.
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Azerbaijan's defence ministry said on Saturday its forces were taking "retaliatory measures" after one of its soldiers was killed by an Armenian army sniper on the border between the two countries.
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Pro- democracy group, Stand Up Nigeria (SUN) has called on the authorities to protect judicial officers in the country. National Coordinator of the group, Patriot Sunday Attah, at a press conference in Abuja called on those dissatisfied with the outcome of decisions...
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As Nigerians celebrate the 63 Independence anniversary of the country, the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has called on Nigerians to imbibe the virtue of peaceful coexistence with one another.
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Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), has announced the deployment of 3, 000 personnel for security and protection of citizens during Nigeria's 63rd independence celebration.
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A global science-led biopharmaceutical company, AstraZeneca through its innovative programme, Healthy Heart Africa (HHA), has reiterated it commitment in tackling hypertension and the rising burden of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) and Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in Africa.