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Alex Ekwueme, Nigeria’s venerable vice president from 1979 to 1983, gave up the ghost in a London hospital last November 19. It has taken me a whole two months to write a tribute in his memory because I have yet to reconcile myself fully to the reality of his departure.
Nigeria`s High Commissioner to South Africa, Amb. Ahmed Musa Ibeto, has said that former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, dedicated his life to promote the interest of Nigeria.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has warned that democracy will be highly imperiled and risked transmuting to civilian dictatorship without respect for key institutions of democracy by African leaders.
The award which honours people of colour in entertainment and literature as well as individuals who promote social justice through creative endeavours named the director of A Wrinkle In Time, Ava DuVernay, the Entertainer of the Year.
Organisers of the NCC Tennis League have revealed that this year’s final, scheduled for tomorrow at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club Onikan, Lagos, will pay special tribute to late former Vice President, Alex Ekwueme.
Chairman of Kakanfo Inn and Conference Centre, Dr. Lekan Are, has described the late former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme as a true Nigerian who should be immortalised in a way that will mirror national outlook.
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday expressed sadness over the demise of the first Vice President of Nigeria and elder statesman, Dr. Alex Ekwueme.
For the very first time in 69 years, the University of Ibadan has produced its first graduate with a First Class honours degree in History.
The Nigeria Education Research and Development Council (NERDC) is set to reintroduce History as a subject, beginning from the 2018/2019 academic session.
The National Council on Education (NCE) has approved the re-introduction of History, into the curriculum for primary and secondary schools nationwide.
Arsene Wenger admitted that Arsenal's 3-0 loss to Manchester City in the Carabao Cup final was "self-inflicted," but said VAR should have overturned the second goal for offside.
Pep Guardiola was delighted to land his first trophy at Manchester City after winning the Carabao Cup with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Arsenal.
One person was killed and over 20 were injured Sunday as police fired live bullets and tear gas to disperse banned protests calling on DR Congo President Joseph Kabila to stand down.
The Segun Oni-led All Progressives Congress (APC) Committee on Kaduna Chapter Crisis has given an assurance that the different factions will soon reconcile their differences as it begins a fact finding mission to the state on Sunday.
Nigeria’s D’Tigers have emerged the leaders of Group B of the first round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Africa Qualifiers after beating host nation Mali 82-59 in their third game of the series in Bamako on Sunday.
Litigants with cases in various courts in Nasarawa State have appealed to judicial workers in the state to end their one-week-old strike “in the interest of justice”.
Jose Mourinho still has not figured out how best to use Alexis Sanchez at Manchester United, believes former Arsenal defender Nigel Winterburn.
Britain will not engage in "Mad Max-style" deregulation and easing of workers' rights and environmental standards once it leaves the European Union, the Brexit secretary said Tuesday.
The American is desperate to offload the Wearside club, who are second-bottom of the Championship table, and has been inviting offers for over a year.
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria on Saturday advised state governors who could not address workers’ problems to resign.