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July 24, 2018

UI alumnus becomes first Nigerian to win McKitterick Prize

A University of Ibadan alumnus, Anietie Isong, has become the first Nigerian to win the McKitterick Prize. Anietie emerged winner of the 2018 McKitterick Prize with […]
July 21, 2018
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Twitter appoints Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to board of directors

Twitter Inc, a global social networking company has appointed Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to sit on its board of directors. Announcing the appointment via his confirmed twitter handle […]
July 21, 2018

Nigerian-born Nnedi Okorafor to write standalone comic on “Shuri”, Black Panther’s character

A Nigerian-born professor of creative writing and literature, Nnedi Okorafor, has been contracted by Marvel Comics to write a book on ‘Shuri’; a character in Black […]
July 16, 2018
Barack Obama

American president, Obama, recommends Chinua Achebe’s ‘Things Fall Apart’, ‘Americanah’ for reading in summer

Former American president, Barack Obama, has recommended Chinua Achebe’s ‘Things Fall Apart’ and Chimamanda’s ‘Americanah’ for reading during summer. Sharing six African books to be read […]
July 13, 2018
Muhammad Sanni Abdullahi

World Bank appoints Nigeria’s Muhammad Sani Abdullahi as a member of advisory council on citizen engagement

The World Bank has appointed Nigeria’s Muhammad Sani Abdullahi as a member of expert advisory council on citizen engagement. Abullahi who has over a decade of […]
July 12, 2018
Ambode

Lagos state governor hosts 11-year-old hyper-realist artist, pledges educational support

The Lagos state governor, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode has hosted and pledged support for the educational pursuit of 11-year-old Waris Kareem Olamileka, Nigeria’s youngest professional artist. The […]
July 10, 2018
Lagos

Economist Magazine ranks Lagos Business School among 50 top business schools in the world

Lagos Business School (LBS) has been ranked among the top 50 business schools in the world in the Economist Magazine’s 2018 EMBA ranking. LBS emerged the […]
July 6, 2018
Air Peace

Air Peace launches historic first all-female flights to Abuja and Owerri

Nigerian airline, Air Peace has made history by launching its first all-female flights from Lagos to Abuja and Owerri. In order to promote gender equity in […]
July 6, 2018
Mike Adenuga

French President, Emmanuel Macron, honours Nigeria’s business mogul, Mike Adenuga

French president, Emmanuel Macron, has honoured Globacom chairman, Mike Adenuga, with the award of Commander of the Legion of Honour, France’s highest national award. With the […]
July 6, 2018
Ogbomoso

Anglican Grammar School SSS I student designs a moving car

  A student of Anglican Grammar School, Ogbomoso, has designed a moving car with bathroom flip-flops and broom sticks. Pictures surfaced online of a senior secondary […]