Category Archives: Breaking

University Of Ibadan, LASU Top Best Universities In Nigeria,Times Higher Education Reports

The Times Higher Education (THE), which ranks universities across the world, has released its annual World University Ranking and six Nigerian universities are on the list. According to THE, all the universities are ranked using five indicators (teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income) before the results are publishes for global perusing and arguments. In…

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John Boyega Talks Star Wars Racism & Encounter With A Boatman In Calabar With British GQ

British-Nigerian actor John Boyega has graced the latest issue of British GQ  and he’s opening up in an exclusive tell-all interview about race, “Star Wars,” working with Disney and speaking at the Hyde Park Black Lives Matter protest. The 28-year-old activist detailed his frustrations with the updated Star Wars trilogy, clarifying his longstanding issues with the franchise (and its…

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Brazillian Football Star, Neymar, Reportedly Tests Positive For COVID-19

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) star, Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, is the latest celebity to test positive for the novel Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Although PSG is yet to confirm, however, on Wednesday the club confirmed three cases amongst their players. The club’s official Twitter account stated, “Three @PSG_English players are confirmed positive after a Sars…

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Nigeria’s Frank Nweke Elected As President Of Harvard Kennedy School Alumni Association

A former Minister of Information in Nigeria, Frank Nweke Jnr, has been elected as the President of Harvard Kennedy School Alumni Association of Nigeria (HKSAAN). Nweke served as Minister of Inter-governmental Affairs; Special Duties and Youth Development; and later Information and Communications under former President, Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration. He emerged president alongside Aminu Mukhtar Dan’amu who is…

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Nigeria Records 216 New COVID-19 Infections, 429 More Recoveries

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported two hundred and sixteen new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) across the country. Taking to Twitter late Wednesday, the nation’s health agency revealed that the new infections were recorded in 15 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Of the new cases, Plateau has the highest number –…

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PPMC Increases Price Of Petrol From N138.62 To N151.56 Per Litre

The Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC) has increased the pump price of premium motor spirit (PMS) otherwise known as petrol from N138.62 per litre to N151.56 per litre. “Please be informed that a new product price adjustment has been effected on our payment platform,” PPMC said in an internal memo signed by D.O Abalaka to industry…

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November 1st Has Been Declared As National Youth Day In Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the declaration of November 1st of every year as the National Youth Day, in a bid to draw attention to and find solutions to the issues that affect the Nigerian youths. The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, disclosed this on his Twitter handle on Wednesday, September 2, stating that…

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Dangote Endorses Okonjo-Iweala As Director-General Of World Trade Organization

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has announced the backing of the candidature of Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, as the Director-General of World Trade Organization (WTO). Dangote took to social media to endorse Mrs. Okonjo-Iweala, who is one of the candidates vying for the position which became vacant following the resignation of Brazil’s Roberto…

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According To Forbes, Tyler Perry Is Officially A Billionaire!

American media mogul, Tyler Perry is now a billionaire. Forbes, while revealing his milestone wealth status on Tuesday September 1, also detailed his success which was written in a long-form article entitled “From “Poor As Hell” to Billionaire: How Tyler Perry Changed Show Business Forever.” “Quite a lifestyle for a once-homeless playwright raised in poverty in New…

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