Nigeria’s former federal minister and co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls Group (BBOG), Obiageli Ezekwesili and five other global figures, have joined the Yale Jackson School of Global Affairs as senior fellows. In … Continue Reading Former minister joins Yale University as senior fellow
The Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) has emerged as the best polytechnic in Nigeria for the second time in the Webometrics ranking released in July.
AD Scientific Index Limited, a leading global ranking body, based in Turkey, has ranked LAUTECH, Ogbomoso, as the 11th best university in Nigeria.
Media expert and social commentator, Japheth Omojuwa, popularly known as JJ Omojuwa, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Halifax International Security Forum, Washington DC. A statement … Continue Reading Nigeria’s finest, JJ Omojuwa becomes first African to be board member at Halifax International
The index ranks passports, according to the number of destinations their holders can access without a visa.
Jeff Bezos has stepped down as the chief executive of Amazon 27 years after he founded the company. The American billionaire, 57, Amazon’s biggest shareholder with a stake worth about … Continue Reading Jeff Bezos steps down as Chief Executive of Amazon
Justice Aisha Bashir-Aliyu was on Tuesday April 13, sworn-in as the first female Chief Judge of Nasarawa state. Bashir-Aliyu was sworn-in by Governor Abdullahi Sule after her confirmation by the Nigeria Judicial … Continue Reading Justice Aisha Swear-in As Nasarawa’s First Female Chief Judge
Finland has been ranked as the happiest country in the world for the fourth year in a row despite the COVID-19 pandemic, according to this year’s World Happiness Report. The … Continue Reading Finland emerges happiest country in the world fourth time in a row
…he’s worth less than a third of $6.6bn Forbes magazine has dismissed claims in some quarters that Kanye West is now the richest black man in the United States with … Continue Reading Kanye West is not the richest black in the U.S.— Forbes
Jeff Bezos has reclaimed his title of world’s richest person, ending Elon Musk’s roughly six-week reign atop the list. Musk lost about $4.5 billion Tuesday after Tesla (TSLA) shares fell 2.4%, which was enough to … Continue Reading Jeff Bezos overtakes Elon Musk as the world’s richest person
The Nigeria Government has renamed the Idu rail complex after the United Nations Deputy Secretary General, Amina Muhammed. Confirming the development, the minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi wrote on his … Continue Reading Nigeria Government renames FCT rail complex after UN Deputy Secretary-General
Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Monday was confirmed as the next Director-General of the World Trade Organisation. She is the first woman and the first African to lead … Continue Reading History As Okonjo-Iweala Emerges Director-General Of WTO
Earlier on Tuesday, President Muhammad Buhari sacked the four service chiefs. I have also appointed new Service Chiefs, to replace the retired officers: Major-General Leo Irabor, Chief of Defence Staff … Continue Reading Names and faces Of Buhari’s New Service Chiefs
In spite of these obstacles, homosexuality continues to thrive in the country, albeit, with caution. In December 2020, Nigeria emerged one of the highest users on popular gay dating platform Grindr, the world’s largest social networking app for gay, bi, trans, and queer people.
Ma came from a poor family and struggled at school but is now the 25th richest man in the world Once the poster boy for a new generation of multi-billionaire … Continue Reading Jack Ma: Everything you need to know about the ‘missing’ Chinese billionaire
Der Spiegel, one of Germany’s most widely read German-language news websites, has crowned U.S. President Donald Trump Loser of the Year. It did this via a long article published Thursday under … Continue Reading Trump crowned ‘Loser of the Year’