Adichie, Aidoo, Others To Grace Creative Writing Workshop

Celebrated Ghanaian writer, Ama Ata Aidoo, Caine Prize Winning Kenyan writer, Binyavanga Wainaina, South African writer Niq Mhlongo famous for his first novel “Dog Eat Dog” and Chika Unigwe, a Nigerian born author who writes in both English and Dutch are the accomplished writers to assist Nigeria’s award winning writer and creative director of Farafina […]

Nigeria sets football record

The excitement over the 2010 World Cup taking place in South Africa rose yesterday in Lagos with the unveiling of the world’s biggest ball by MTN, sponsors of the global football fiesta. At 36 feet high, it is officially the biggest ball on the planet. Emblazoned on the ball, which is made in the yellow […]

Namadi Sambo is Sworn in Today as VP

Governor of Kaduna State Namadi Sambo will be sworn in this morning as vice-president at the Executive Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, following his confirmation by the National Assembly yesterday. This comes as Sambo’s deputy Patrick Yakowa is expected to be sworn in as governor in Kaduna Thursday. Also, the Arewa Consul-tative Forum (ACF) […]

Child Marriage: Yerima quizzed, granted bail

The National Agency for Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and Other Related Matters (NAPTIP) Tuesday interrogated the former governor of Zamfara state, Senator Ahmed Yerima over his alleged marriage to a 13-year-old Egyptian girl. Although senator Yerima was granted bail after spending about three hours with the agency, he remained defiant saying his action could […]

Jonathan’s aides defrauded us of $80,000 —US varsity

The Programme Director of the Africana Leadership Institute in the University of Kansas, United States, Mr. Aminu Gusau, has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over alleged breach of contract by the Special Adviser and Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Dr. Mohammed Abba-Aji and Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, respectively. Gusau is […]


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