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Einstein Foundation names Ezekwesili, Adichie among ’100 visionaries of our time’

The Albert Einstein Foundation has selected Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education, and Chimamanda Adichie, literary icon, among “the leading visionaries of our time”.

Chimamanda disowns pro-Biafra articles

Literary icon, Chimamanda Adichie, has disavowed some write-ups attributed to her in which she purportedly supported the current Biafran agitation.

Chimamanda Adichie bags award in UK

Ms Chimamanda Adichie, the young Nigerian accomplished writer and author has been honoured with the ‘Doctor of Letters’ degree at the University of Edinburgh Scotland, United Kingdom.

Not Too Young To Run Bill: A challenge to the Nigerian youth

It is however a parody that according to reports 73% of young people are restricted from running for office even when eligible to vote, and 51% of the population are under 30 years, but only 2% are members of parliament.

The Okija and Ozubulu in your brand

Flashback August 4, 2004. Police uncover the Okija Shrine in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State. They find more than 50 decomposing bodies and 20 human skulls while 30 witchdoctors (or priests), are arrested. Certain parts of the bodies found have been severed.

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SEC, DMO, others move to deepen capital market

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Debt Management Office (DMO) and other stakeholders have said that for the nation’s capital market to grow, there must be mechanism for efficiency, accountability and transparency across major economy players including the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Shipowners berate NIMASA for dearth of local shipping lines

Indigenous shipowners have unanimously blamed the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, for the dearth of local shipping lines operating in the maritime sector.

Police rescue three stolen babies, arrest six suspects

The Imo State Police Command has arrested a six-woman-child-trafficking syndicate, which allegedly specialised in stealing children from churches and selling them to buyers.

Bayelsa corps members laud NYSC for skill acquisition programme

The 2017 Batch “B” stream 1 members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) deployed to Bayelsa have applauded the management of the scheme for engaging them in the skill acquisition programmes.

Youths shut Agip’s oil wells over alleged neglect

Aggrieved youths of Ikebiri community in the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have shut down three oil wells belonging to the Nigerian Agip Oil Company.

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Nigeria’s external reserves hit $38.2 billion – central bank

Godwin Emefiele, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, governor, yesterday, disclosed that the nation’s external reserves have risen to $38.2 billion, the highest in 39 months.

Manchester City defeat spurred West Ham to victory over Chelsea – David Moyes

West Ham manager David Moyes has praised his players for giving everything in their 1-0 home win against champions Chelsea in the early kick-off in the Premier League on Saturday.

Three flights delayed every hour by Nigerian airlines between July and September

Domestic airlines operating in Nigeria delayed an average 89 flights daily between July and September 2017, according to official figures.

Adamawa lawmaker welcomes triplets after 24 years of marriage

A lawmaker in the Adamawa State House of Assembly, Lumsambani Dilli, has been delivered of a triplets.

Nigeria’s Chima Anyaso bags Forbes’ African Award in London

A Nigerian, Dr Chima Anyaso, has been conferred with the Forbes rated Africa Achievers Awards for his outstanding service to humanity.