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May 18, 2018
Farida Ado

Nigeria’s Farida Ado makes TIMES’ Next Generation Leaders list

Nigeria’s Farida Ado is one of those shortlisted for the Time Magazine 2018 Next Generation Leaders. Described by TIME Magazine as “Kano’s Jane Austen,” the 32-year-old […]
May 17, 2018
Caine Prize

Three Nigerian writers shortlisted for 2018 Caine Prize for African Writing

Three Nigerian writers have been shortlisted for the 2018 Caine Prize for African Writing. The writers are Nonyelum Ekwempu for her story ‘American Dream’ published in Red […]
May 13, 2018
FUTA Students

Two FUTA students win Microsoft’s Imagine Cup finals in Nigeria

Taofeek Olalekan Afeez and Alayande Abdulwaheed Abiola, have emerged winners of the 2018 Microsoft’s Imagine Cup in Nigeria. The duo jointly formed Team TREP and invented […]
May 12, 2018
Higher Education

Times Higher Education ranks University of Ibadan among World Best Universities

Times Higher Education (THE), has ranked Nigeria’s Premier University, University of Ibadan, as one the best in its 2018 World University Ranking. The institution ranked 201-250th […]
May 12, 2018
22-year-old Nigerian

22-Year-Old Nigerian Becomes Councillor in the UK

Princess Elizabeth Bright, a 22-year-old Nigerian resident in the United Kingdom, has become a Councillor. Princess who was duly elected on 3 May 2018 would represent […]
May 12, 2018

Marylove Edwards: The Making of a Future Grand Slam Winner

“Now this young girl is very different: super athlete. Very handy. Only a few can get away with that style.” – Nick Bolletieri (Founder, IMG Tennis […]
May 11, 2018
President Buhari

Will President Buhari Follow His Advice to Late Yar’Adua?

“The Executive Council of the Federation owes the nation a sacred duty by ensuring the ongoing confusion is resolved by declaring Yar’adua incapacitated to pave the […]
May 11, 2018
Sweet codeine

Sweet Codeine Video and the need for more Investigative reports

By Onifade Bello On May 3rd 2018, the world celebrated Press Freedom Day to raise awareness of the importance of the media in the society. The […]
May 10, 2018
Ummukulthum Sadiq

Nigerian female student obtains first class in medicine in Saudi Arabia

A Nigerian female student, Ummukhulthum Abubakar Sadiq, has obtained a first class degree in Medicine and Surgery at Batterjee Medical College, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. A native […]
May 10, 2018
Abubakar Ibrahim

Nigeria’s Abubakar Ibrahim emerges winner of the 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling

Nigeria’s Abubakar Ibrahim, a reporter and editor has emerged winner of the 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling. Abubakar works as a news editor […]