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29 Apr 2019
Foremost British architect, Norman Foster has jumped into the international competition to design a replacement spire for Paris’s Notre Dame Cathedral, proposing a glass-and-steel topper to replace the cathedral’s ruined roof. His firm, Foster and Partners maintains international design practice famous for high-tech architecture. In an interview in English publication The Times, Foster presented his…
29 Dec 2018
I wish all my readers a Happy New Year. I am happy to predict that the world, the way we know it now, a global system that has been deliberately designed and constructed in such a way that the black person on earth should not succeed, will come to a shuddering end in 2030. Before…
26 Nov 2018
Children Village, a new school complex on the edge of the rainforest in northern Brazil, has won the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) International Prize 2018. The complex, designed by Brazilian architects Aleph Zero and Rosenbaum, was chosen from a shortlist of four exceptional new buildings by a grand jury chaired by renowned architect…
9 Jun 2018
A London company with design studios in Scotland and Spain, Aurumsphera Limited, is producing a global limited edition of only five giant expanding spheres in solid gold. The feat is undertaken in association with United Kingdom’s largest gold producers. Despite the extremely high price tag, the firm said interest is likely to be strong since…
16 May 2016
Highly underestimated is the architectural structure Lagos boasts of. Good thing we witnessed and partook in the first Open House event in Africa hosted by British Council in conjunction with Open House Worldwide and Sterling Bank. The treasures in form of buildings came in form of 30 unique buildings which kindly opened their doors to…

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The Federal Government says it would make its final decision on the proposed new hazard allowance for health workers next week.
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Operatives of the Lagos Command of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 60 suspected internet fraudsters during an award ceremony at Conference Hotel in Abeokuta, Ogun.
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The American dictionary of reference Merriam-Webster on Monday revealed "vaccine" to be its word of the year for 2021, reflecting both the hopes and deep divisions sparked by vaccination as the world wrestled with year two of the Covid-19 pandemic. "The word vaccine was about much more than medicine in 2021," the dictionary -- which…
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By Murielle E. Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), 29th November 2021 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- I am Murielle. Former beauty queen. Executive. Mother of three. If there is one thing that characterises me at first sight, it is elegance. I’m always dressed to the nines, perched on high heels. I am the kind of woman you meet…
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By Dr Jonathan Awori Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), 29th November 2021 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- I remember my first COVID-19 patient. She was 16 and I was called to see her after she had been admitted to hospital. Alone in her hospital room, she looked scared. Though I tried to hide it, I was too. I…