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Late Nigerian Author Chinua Achebe Gets His Own Google Doodle Today!

A Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google’s homepage that is intended to celebrate holidays, events, achievements and people. Late Nigerian author Chinua Achebe has now been honoured by tech giant, Google as an important figure of 20th century literature. The doodle is marking what would have been Achebe’s 87th birthday today, November…

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UBA Continues To Impact Schools With “Read Africa” Initiative

Two schools, the African Church Model College and Sonmori Comprehensive High School, both in Ifako-Ijaiye area of Lagos State, on Monday, became the latest beneficiaries of the UBA Foundation, “Read Africa” initiative. Deputy Managing Director, Domestic Bank, UBA Plc, Mr Apollos Ikpobe; MDCEO, UBA Foundation (UBAF), Ms. Ijeoma Aso,  Principal, The African Church Model College,…

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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 segment. Chinua Achebe Laid To Rest. His burial was attended by president Goodluck Jonathan (who literally held up Achebe’s book), Ghana’s President John Mahama, most of the Eastern states governor and members of the international…

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Nigeria Receives Achebe, Expects Archbishop Of Canterbury, Four Presidents At Final Burial

Anambra State Government on Tuesday said four Heads of State and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Most Rev. Justin Welby, would be attending the burial of the literary icon, Prof. Chinua Achebe, at Ogidi. Achebe, his children, brother, family, kinsmen and sympathisers The burial of Achebe, 82, who died in the United States on March 21,…

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Hot Topics Of The Day!

We deliver the most recent information on top stories in politics, sports, current affairs, foreign news and more in this segment. The House of Representatives has called on the Federal Government to immortalise the late Prof. Chinua Achebe by naming the National Library after him. About 900 members of the National Youth Service Corps in…

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Hot Topics Of The Day!

We deliver the most recent information on top stories in politics, sports, current affairs, foreign news and more in this segment. Nigerian Police beef up security against terrorist insurgence in Lagos. Akwa Ibom State Governor Godswill Akpabio has confessed to manipulating the result of a 2007 Peoples Democratic Party senatorial primary election in the state…

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Hot Topics Of The Day!

We deliver the most recent information on top stories in business, politics, sports, current affairs and more in this segment. Renowned evangelist and founder of the World Soul Winning Evangelical Ministry, Prophet Timothy Obadare, died in a private hospital on Thursday in Akure, at the age of 85. Troops numbering about 100 stormed terror suspects’…

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