Thursday, 7th December 2023

Paul Kagame

3 Nov
Rwandan President Paul Kagame has introduced visa-free travel for Nigerians and all Africans.
23 Oct
Nigerian afrobeats superstar, Divine Ikubor, aka Rema, met Rwandan President Paul Kagame at the presidential palace in Kigali on Sunday. Rema, who was in Rwanda to attend the 2023 Trace Music Awards in Kigali where he won Global African Artist of the Year and Song of the Year with ‘Calm Down’ paid a trip to…
9 Oct
A diasporan commentator and friend of the house, who keeps regular tab on happenings at home from his UK base shared the following thoughts regarding the conversation on this page last week.
20 Sep
Rwandan President Paul Kagame has said for the first time that he plans to run for a fourth term in elections due to be held next year.
14 Mar
First, it was a multi-million dollar sponsorship of English Premier League club Arsenal in 2018, followed by a splashy deal to back French giants Paris Saint-Germain a year later.
4 Feb
East African leaders were heading to Burundi on Saturday for a regional summit called to discuss the raging conflict in eastern DR Congo


8 mins ago
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Beta Edu, has raised concern over what she described as the insufficient allocation of funds to the disability commission in the 2024 budget.
9 mins ago
National President, Association for Formidable Educational Development (AFED), Emmanuel Orji Kanu, has emphasised the need for continuous teachers’ training programmes to position them for 21st century challenges. Kanu, who spoke with journalists on the sideline of the convocation ceremony for 124 graduates of Buckingham University, United Kingdom, Diploma programme, said educators must be constantly trained…
21 mins ago
A Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategic Studies, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Sunday Adebisi, has appealed to government at all levels to make significant investment in entrepreneurship, saying it is fundamental to the growth of any nation’s economy.
30 mins ago
About 15,000 Nigerians will be graduating from the first phase of Project Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Maximisation. TVET Maximisation, a Federal Government-funded initiative, is a programme aimed at equipping young Nigerians with the needed skills necessary for economic independence. Director, Technical and Vocational Skills Training Department, Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Mr James…
30 mins ago
Experts in the education sector have called on the federal and state governments, as well as stakeholders to invest in digital infrastructure to deepen the adoption of blended learning in schools
38 mins ago
Six Computer Science Students of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), won at the 2023 edition of TechXPlore, a tech convention involving 10 federal and private universities in Nigeria. The Federal institutions include University of Ilorin, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta and University of Lagos, while the private institutions are ABUAD, Babcock University, Ilisan-Remo, Bells University,…
39 mins ago
Vice Chairman, Verdant Zeal Group, Dr Tunji Olugbodi, has pointed out that collaboration between industry and academia is crucial to addressing low productivity and poor economic growth. While lamenting the slow transmission of research work into marketable products, Olugbodi said collaboration between the two sectors would enhance innovation and development. Olugbodi, an alumnus of Olabisi…
49 mins ago
Lagos State government has appraised the roles teachers play in the mental and collective development of students, saying they assist in developing aptitudes necessary to understand ecological issues. Permanent Secretary, Office of Environmental Services, Dr. Gaji Omobolaji Tajudeen, who stated this at the 2023 Symposium for Environmental Bees Club (EBC) handlers held at Ikeja, added…
50 mins ago
To encourage hard work among students, a non-governmental organisation, the Margaret Ogbeide Memorial (MOM) Foundation, has awarded scholarships to five best students of Abavo community for their exceptional performance in Junior Secondary School (JSS) 2 Mathematics examination. The students were tested in Mathematics and English Language, alongside 30 others, by officials from the state ministry…
53 mins ago
As part of their 25th anniversary celebration, the 1998 set of Unity High School (UHS), Oshodi, has renovated some infrastructural facilities in the school, estimated at N10 million. The president, Hope Ramsey, said the set embarked on the projects to make the school a unique one among the committee of schools in the area and…