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“Growing up, I had never lost anyone that made me feel like a part of me had left me, but when I lost Kolade, I knew that something left me. I remember during his burial, when some media houses wanted me to grant interviews, I couldn’t talk. Every time I would open my mouth, Id […]

A former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reformed Taskforce Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, on Thursday, collapsed in the dock during the resumed hearing in his N2bn money laundering trial at the Federal High Court in Abuja. The Thursday’s sitting was scheduled for the hearing of the defendant’s no-case submission, following the close of the prosecution’s case […]

A 200-Level Chemistry student of Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Usman Hamidu Bawa, has designed an educational and functional application, ‘Inside UDUS’ to be used by students  of the institution pending resumption. The application has some features, which makes it similar to the other social media platforms created to enhance easy communication. In an interview, Bawa said […]

The National Public Relations Officer, College of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) , Dr. Ahmed Lawan Bazza, has said it will be dangerous to reopen  schools without adequate preparation and proper health facilities. He said: “COEASU is not averse to schools resumption but all the COVID-19 protocols especially the non-pharmaceuticals aspect as presented by the […]

University of Benin (UNIBEN) has emerged winner of this year’s Nigerian Students Poetry Prize (NSPP). For having the highest number of selected entrants on the initial shortlist and on the list of the top five, UNIBEN emerged as the top-performing school of the NSPP. The previous edition was won by the University of Ibadan (UI). […]

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi is currently on a monthly inspection tour of the 156km Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project. The train left the Iddo station before noon with the minister and top management staff of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) stopping at various stations along the project line to get updates from the […]

The Federal Government and the United States are presently holding a meeting on the visa ban on some categories of Nigerians. The meeting, which is ongoing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is expected to provide the country the opportunity to brief the US government on steps taken so far to resolve the issues. The […]

Ahead of his much-anticipated debut album entitled ‘Ope (Gratitude),’ renowned Nigerian Grammy-winning recording artist and talking drum master, Sikiru Adepoju is out with a single, “Goin’ Somewhere.” The third of a nine-track album, “Goin’ Somewhere,” comes barely a month after Adepoju released “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” a vibrant remake of John Denver’s iconic song. […]

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji, has been selected as a member of the 2020 Class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. This was disclosed in a statement released on Tuesday, by the Academy. It noted that invitations were extended to a total of 819 artistes and executives who have distinguished themselves by their […]

The Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee (NOSC) has announced a call for feature film entries by Nollywood filmmakers into the 93rd Academy Award (Oscars). The Academy Awards recently opened entries to honour the best new films released globally, with the event set to hold on April 25, 2021. In 2019, Nigeria’s selection for the Oscars, ‘Lionheart’, […]


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