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Category Archives: Around The World

1,000 African Entrepreneurs Selected To Participate In Tony Elumelu’s $100M Entrepreneurship Programme

L-R : Director, Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP), Parminder Vir; Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony O. Elumelu; CEO, Tony Elumelu Foundation, Reid Whitlock; and CEO and Founder of Java Foods, Zambia and Member Selection Committee TEEP, Monica Musonda  The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is pleased to announce the selection of the first 1,000 African entrepreneurs…

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Miss Nigeria Ezinne Akudo Anyaoha’s ‘The Eight Foundation’ Sets Up Rape Crisis Center In Lagos

Yesterday Monday 23rd of March, 2015, 24 year old Ezinne Akudo opened the doors to her own Rape Crisis Center set up by her organization ‘The Eight Foundation’. Founded in 2014 with the strong goal of supporting victims of sexual assault, the mission of the foundation is to provide help, hope and healing to those…

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Meet 10 Year Old Esther Okade, A British-Nigerian Math Genius Enrolled In College

Esther Okade  CNN: At first glance Esther Okade seems like a normal 10-year-old. She loves dressing up as Elsa from “Frozen,” playing with Barbie dolls and going to the park or shopping. But what makes the British-Nigerian youngster stand out is the fact that she’s also a university undergraduate. Esther, from Walsall, an industrial town in…

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Parents In India Climb School Walls To Help Children Cheat, More Than 600 Pupils Expelled

Parents in India took a more radical approach during India’s equivalent to GCSE exam time, they scaled the walls of a school building in their droves to help their children to cheat. In the remarkable footage, the families of pupils can be seen climbing to perilous heights to pass notes through the windows to their…

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Hampers Any Creator Making Something Inspired By Something Else- Pharrell On Losing ‘Blurred Lines’ Lawsuit

Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke recently lost a lawsuit against Marvin Gaye’s family over there hit track “Blurred Lines”. The two were ordered to cough up $7.3 million to the Gaye estate, and Pharrell has finally come out to speak on the loss. Here’s what Pharrell said: “The verdict hampers any creator out there who…

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Lil Wayne ‘Reveals Drake Slept With His Girlfriend’ In Explosive New Book Proposal

Lil Wayne in a new book proposal reveals that Canadian rapper Drake confessed to sleeping with one of his girlfriends while he was imprisoned for gun possession in 2010. TMZ quotes Wayne, real name Dwayne Carter, as writing: ‘This is the type of s**t that a man never wants to find out when he’s locked…

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Chris Brown’s On-Off Girlfriend Karrueche Tran Interviewed By Iyanla On Oprah’s OWN Network

This is an interesting one to the whole Chris Brown and Karrueche Tran “relationship”. Karrueche was interviewed on Oprah Winfrey’s network, OWN, with Iyanla Vanzant. The inspirational speaker and host of “Iyanla: Fix My Life” because Brizzy has been the subject of rumors that he fathered a daughter with another woman while in a relationship…

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Switzerland Returns $380 Million Looted By Abacha

About $380 million Nigerian money, stolen and stashed in accounts in Switzerland by late Head of State, Sani Abacha, will be returned, Swiss officials said yesterday-Tuesday.‎ According to reports by Premium Times, the money was confiscated in 2014 after it was transferred to the country from Luxembourg where it had been seized since 2006, Geneva…

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