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Sicley Williams was ready to escape what she found an unfriendly climate in the United States and take a leap of faith, leaving her native Chicago for Ghana.
The Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) has projected that the Quantity Surveyors Academy (QSA) would bolster activities in the Nigerian construction industry, saying that it would be patronised by Africans for re-training on construction managerial resource skills.
The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has alleged that the South East governors are working for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buahri against the Atiku/Obi presidential ambition based on their quest to be allowed to return for a second tenure in office.
Aliko Dangote, the President of Dangote Group, who was ranked Africa’s richest man in the 2019 Forbes Africa’s billionaires list, has remained consistently ahead of the pack for the eighth consecutive year, with a current net worth of $10.3 billion.
Burna Boy, afro-fusion star, says Nigerians are not mentally advanced enough to fight for themselves.
Close to 90 percent of applicants that apply to a job position in Africa are objectively not a match to the role advertised, Ringier One Africa Media (ROAM) has revealed.
The Tony Elumelu Foundation, an African-funded and founded philanthropy, committed to empowering African entrepreneurs is now accepting applications for the 2019 cohort of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, Benedict Ayade, yesterday, in an interview with newsmen at the Carnival Calabar Cultural Festival said that the 2018 Calabar Carnival will not only help in telling Africa’s true story but will also show that the continent has come of age.
Miss Congo, Dorcas Kasinde, has won the 2018 Miss Africa Beauty Pageant hosted by the Cross River Government.
Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has made a case for Africans to document their history for present and future references.
Emmanuella Dione, one of the Growth Initiative Award participants has been carrying out transformational and sustainable projects in Kumba, a city in the southwestern region of Cameroon.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.
The Chinese Government says it is willing to give priority attention to Nigeria’s industrialisation and agricultural modernisation.
A statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi has been removed from Ghana’s most prestigious university after complaints that he was racist against black Africans.
President Muhammadu Buhari calls on every African, especially the younger generation, to collaborate on every front towards ensuring that corruption becomes a thing of the past on the continent
Belgium's notorious Africa Museum reopens on Saturday after a five-year restoration that curators hope will bury its reputation as a colonialist holdover.
Former Commonwealth Secretary-General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, has called for the unity and integration of African states in order to advance development among Africans.
According to them: “OYC General Assembly frowns at the numerous uncollected PVCs across the Southeast and other parts of the country where Igbos reside; these uncollected PVCs are the efforts of mischief markers who are collaborating with corrupt INEC officials to deny numerous Igbo their civic right to vote the candidates of their choice in the 2019 general elections”.
The Nigerian navy says the Admiralty University of Nigeria, Ibusa, Delta, will commence academic activities on January 23.
Enugu Rangers forward Kelvin Itoya has stated that the Flying Antelopes are now more conscious of their unbeaten run so far in Africa’s second tier club competition ahead of Sunday’s return leg playoff fixture against Lesotho’s Bantu FC.
The federal government has accused electricity distribution companies (Discos) and the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) of using substandard equipment to execute power projects.
Europe’s 710 top-tier football clubs pulled in a record 20.11 billion euros (£17.63 billion) in revenues between them in the 2017 financial year, according to an annual UEFA report.
Barcelona are targeting Uruguay forward Cristhian Stuani of fellow Catalan side Girona as their number one target in the January transfer window, Spanish media reports on Tuesday.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says he is feeling sad over the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, on allegations of false and non-asset declarations.
Sadio Mane is pleased to have made his 100th Liverpool appearance in their 1-0 win over Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, arrested Anu Ojo Olakonori, a self-acclaimed Pastor and founder of Angel on Guard Ministries for alleged N27.9 million fraud.
One person was killed and over 200 arrested during protests in Harare over fuel price hike and worsening economic conditions, Zimbabwe’s security minister, Owen Ncube, has said.