Saturday, December 15, 2018

World Bank Launches Online Africa Knowledge Repository Platform

  The World Bank has launched “Focus: Sub-Saharan Africa,” a free user-friendly online Africa knowledge feature of the Open Knowledge Repository which contains the World...

World Bank Report: Improving Conditions for People and Businesses in Africa’s...

  Africa’s cities are growing in population – adding the size of another Nigeria to cities by 2025 – so have a critical role to...

Dr.Akanu Ibiam’s Letter To The Queen Of England -Renouncing The British...

  Your Gracious Majesty, I am deeply and humbly constrained to present you with this letter. For many years, indeed throughout my mature life, I had...

Nigeria facing famine as funding fizzles

  The UN's World Food Programme (WFP) could run out of funding in a few weeks to feed millions living on the brink of famine...

Police Ban Illegal Roadblocks of Revenue Collectors Nationwide

IGP Deploys Special X-Squad on Highways and Roads throughout the Country to Clear Illegal Road Blocks and obstructions. The Inspector General of Police, IGP...

The history of the Easter Bunny

  Easter is supposed to the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus, but when some people hear 'Easter' they think of the Easter bunny and...

DEAR EEDRIS ABDULKAREEM, CRITICISING TUFACE AND DON JAZZY WILL NOT MAKE...

Perhaps he had too much to drink. Perhaps someone upset him. Perhaps he was trying to let off steam and never intended for the...

WILL THERE EVER BE PRESS FREEDOM IN AFRICA?

Freedom of the press or media is the freedom of communication and expression through various mediums including electronic media and published materials.   Article 8 of...

BRT: Changing the Transport Narratives & Saving The Fat Backside Woman

The only permanent thing in life is change , so goes a popular saying and the change has come! We must embraced it, but...

My Mission is to Bridge The Education Gap Between The Northern...

  Emir Sanusi, the current Emir of Kano, Nigeria’s foremost Northern city and Islamic symbol in Nigeria. Sanusi, is a clear departure from the line...

FRSC: Cutting Her Hair, How Right Are They?

  Nigerians were again jolted and worried when the pictures of the Corp member of the Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC) female member's hair ,though...

EFCC Uncovers Another Huge Foreign Currencies in Lagos

A tip from a whistle blower today led operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to intercept huge sums of money in...

About 3 million Children Are Beggers In Kano State

Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, the state governor of Kano observed that there are about three million out of school children, roaming the streets of the...

FROM BREXIT TO COMMONWEALTH: AFRICA NEEDS TO PREVENT “EMPIRE 2.0”

  Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May activated Article 50 of the European Union, a process which actively commenced the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU),...

CAN NIGERIANS DO WITHOUT DSTV?

  On Saturday, 1st of April 2017, Nigerian DSTV users were hit with a shocking announcement revealing the increase in subscription charges of every DSTV package...

4 Signs Of Breast Cancer You May Have Never Heard Of...

      Most women who are diagnosed with breast cancer usually share a common symptom: they usually feel a strange lump that turns out to be...

The Wedding Party drives Nollywood to new heights

The Nigerian Film industry has taken another step towards becoming one of the world’s most important film industry’s, with ‘The Wedding Party’ a Romantic...

Fake Currency Syndicate in Bauchi Halted By Nigerian Army

As part of efforts to clear  all criminals out of the Brigade general Area of responsibilities, Troops of 33 Artillery Brigade, Nigerian Army Bauchi,...

CAPITAL FLIGHT OR REPARATION : HOW MONEY FROM NIGERIA FUNDS FLAMBOYANT...

  The rise of the flamboyant real estate in the village of Miziara in Lebanon has been attributed to the inflow of revenue from Lebanese...

Sodienye Mbatumukeke; The Murderer of Jumia delivery man, Parenting and...

Jumia delivery man, when we watched the video , we  were like "Oh my gosh"  then we were  brought to the reality of social...

Women shouldn’t see men as a hindering factor to their success...

    She would have made a good supermodel if she ever wanted to strut the runway but she wanted corporate world. Instead of endorsing brands,...

NDI IGBO: WHO ARE THEY?

The question of who are the Igbos is simply put, a question of not just ethnological identity, but of linguistic classification. To produce an...

Sir Bob Geldof, Acquires stake in Nigerian Biscuit Company, Beloxxi

Popular Irish Musician Sir Bob Geldof, Acquires stake in Nigerian Biscuit Company Beloxxi Industries Limited in a $80m Deal A private equity firm with interest...

Davido’s “IF” and the lesson we must all learn

David Adedeji Adeleke, better known by his stage name Davido, we  all know him, rich , talented, hot boy, read an online review of...

The Pastor, Kemi and Tenents of Christianity

I have never supported defamation or libel ,I have always supported forgiveness as a sign of maturity be it spiritual or emotional. Kemi might...

Lagos State: Celebrating Tinubu’s Birthday and Presenting a Bust as a...

A man that made other states to understand that their affairs  an be run without stipends from Abuja. A move that angered Obasanjo. A...

The Fulani Herdsmen: Modernism, Nomadic  and Stealth Destruction

  “Fulanis from across the country and neighbouring countries gathered here last week and they requested for my permission to go and retaliate but I...

Willie Obiano’s Account of Stewardship in the past three years.

This is essentially made up of excerpts from his special Broadcast to Ndi Anambra on March 17 to commemorate his 3rd Anniversary. This method...

Government to blame for collapse of Akwa Ibom church – Head,...

The Church building collapsed on December 10, 2016 during the ordination of its founder, Apostle Akan Weeks, as Bishop, leading to the death of...

Nigeria Bottling Company Speaks on Fanta,Sprite and Vitamin C Poisioning  Accusation

“Our attention has been drawn to media reports which contain misleading information on the safety of benzoic and ascorbic acids as ingredients in soft...

NAFDAC appeals as NBC declares Fanta, Sprite safe

  The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has filed an appeal and a motion to stay execution of action of...

Nigeria to partner Germany In Sustainable Development

Nigeria is to partner with the people and government of the Republic of Germany for sustainable development.Ambassador Sheni stated this when the German Ambassador...

FACEBOOK STOPS  DEVELOPERS FROM USING DATA TO VIOLATE PEOPLE’S PRIVACY  RIGHTS

Facebook barred software developers on Monday from using its massive data pool to create surveillance tools, closing off a process that had been exploited...

GLO & MTN Remains Africa’s Top Brands

During the economic downturn, African brands have regressed against non-African brands, with their share declining from 24%, 25% and 23% in 2013, 2014 and...

The Nigerian Oil Sector: The Lack of Ownership and Visionary Leadership

  Oil is now $51 per barrel. Nigeria on my mind. We must STOP our leaders from negotiating for political power with economic items they...

Sexual Harassment Is What I am Used To As a Director...

In this interview with Chima Okereke, a seasoned practitioner and director in the Nigerian motion picture industry known as Nollywood. He discussed the challenges...

A Cursory Look at Nigeria’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan

Nigeria’s GDP performance improved slightly in the 4th quarter of 2016, and showed us a route to recovery. The current recession has affected all...

Agriculture not the best way for diversification in Nigeria

  Go back to the farm, youths must farm and operation feed the nation. I know must of us must have come across these jingles...

FG To Power Tertiary Institutions With Solar Energy

The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril has disclosed that the Federal Government was set to power nine Universities in the country...

U.S. Supports Justice and Security Dialogue in Plateau State

  The U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Nigeria program provides equipment, training, mentoring, and capacity- building support to various Nigerian law enforcement...

The stories of Zion and Tochukwu – Tony Elumelu

  I received at my office Zion Oshiobugie, a Tony Elumelu entrepreneur based in warri, a teacher and motivational speaker. 10 years ago Zion was a...

GE Partners with The Tony Elumelu Foundation on Lagos Garage

    The partnership results from the mutual interest of both organizations to foster economic growth and empowerment in Nigeria by building a skilled workforce and...

Where the minorities marginalised by Igbo in 60s?

A Cross Riverian (A Calabar man) Some weeks back on one of your posts I made a rebuttal about the erroneous and mischievous rants of...

How I Combine Banking and Catering Business – Amaka Onyebuchi

In this interview with eTimes News , Chiamaka Onyebuchi the founder of Amandaz Kitchen, an online food service firm located in Lagos. She specializes...

Borno State Reports First Lassa Fever Outbreak in 48 Years

    Borno state in northeast Nigeria has recorded its first Lassa fever outbreak in almost five decades. The last confirmed outbreak of the deadly disease...

Photo of the week

    Igbo Biafran protesters crossing Westminster Bridge in London in August 1967, protesting against British Government and oil company involvement in and support for the...

Dangote Foundation commits N200m for Kano Specialist Hospital rehabilitation

  The Foundation handed over to the hospital management a renovated maternity ward, two ultra-modern maternity laboratories, upgraded water supply system Eclampsia ward, theatre and...

Andela: Tech startup questions why Nigerian engineer was detained at JFK

"What is an abstract class and why do you need it?" "Write a function to check if a Binary Search Tree is balanced." Those are the...

IF SOCIAL MEDIA SLAY KINGS/CAUSED YOU DEPRESSION,SLAP YOUR SELF!

Well, Tonto Dikeh invested all that money, time and energy to make us believe she had the best husband and life? The luxury cars, jewelries,...

So, Tonto Dikeh invested all that money, time and energy to make us believe she had the best husband and life? The luxury cars, jewelries,...

SOUTH EAST GOVERNORS AGREE ON SECURITY, ECONOMIC INTEGRATION

Last Sunday, the governors of the South East geo-political zone met in Enugu and agreed to pursue vigorously security and economic integration with a...

Oslo pledges humanitarian assistance for Nigeria and the Lake Chad region

  Hundreds of thousands of children are threatened by starvationstarvation in the Lake Chad region. Millions of people have had to flee their homes in...
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