Category Archives: News

Hot Topics Of The Week!

We deliver the most recent information on top stories in politics, sports, current affairs, foreign news and more in this column.A Malaysian Airlines jetliner mysteriously went missing on Saturday, with 239 people aboard Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday performed the ground breaking ceremony of the Second Niger Bridge, 50 years after the first bridge…

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Dreams Do Come True! Eric Obuh (Vocal Slender), Four Others Win Google Africa Connected Competition

We earlier brought you the grass-to-grace story of Eric Obuh a.k.a ‘Vocal Slender’, who moved from Ajegunle’s dumpsites to becoming a worldwide sensation in one lucky turn (if you missed it, read here) and now, Eric’s star-turn has risen a huge leap higher, as he was yesterday, Wednesday, April 2nd 2014 – alongside another Nigerian,…

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Popular Blogger & Activist, Japheth Omojuwa, Others Arrested In Abuja For NIS Protest, Later Released

Blogger, public speaker and activist Japheth Omojuwa, alongside Uche Briggs and two others were arrested yesterday afternoon April 2nd 2014, for leading a protest for victims of the Nigerian Immigration Service employment test that took place on March 10th. They were taken to the NSCDC office, where they were reportedly beaten and their phones seized…

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17-Year Old Ghanaian-American Kwasi Enin, Accepted To 8 American Ivy League Colleges & Universities

17-year old Kwasi Enin’s grades, SAT scores and extracurricular activities have not only put him in the national spotlight, but earned him acceptance to 8 Ivy League colleges and universities. He if the first to apply and get into Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth University, Harvard University, Princeton University, Yale University and the…

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Nigerian Army Kills 4 Terrorists To Halt Potential Suicide Bombing In Maiduguri

Four terrorists believed to be suicide bombers, apparently heading for a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation facility along Maiduguri-Damboa road were killed yesterday, Tuesday the 1st of April in their Improvised Explosive Device-laden vehicles. The Joint Information Centre for Counter Terrorism Campaign in a statement said that the explosions took place at Mule in the outskirt…

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Nigeria’s ‘Mark Zuckerburg’, Gossy Ukanwoke Featured On CNN African Start-Up For Nigeria’s First Online University

Gossy Ukanwoke, founder of Nigeria’s first private online university – Beni American University – has been called Nigeria’s Mark Zuckerburg because he – like the Facebook founder -started a social networking site called ‘Student Circle’ when he was in school. The response and audience he received in that venture sparked another big idea to create…

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