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Screen International has unveiled Stars of Tomorrow 2020, its annual, eagerly anticipated talent showcase of the most exciting new actors, writers, directors, producers, and heads of department emerging across the UK and Ireland. Screen International...
Winners of the 2020 Nobel awards will receive more money than they received in 2019, the foundation that manages the prizes said on Thursday, ahead of the upcoming award announcements.
Some 15 million pupils in the Islamic republic returned to class, mostly remotely, as the country continues to battle its Covid-19 outbreak, the deadliest in the Middle East with over 22,000 killed and more than 384,000 infected since the first cases were confirmed in February.
Kano State Executive Council has approved the establishment of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Computer-Based Testing Centres (CBTCs) in the five Emirates Councils as zonal offices and 44 local government areas in the state.
The Presidency has urged Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, to stick to his field of expertise – English and Literature – instead of dabbling into the coronavirus disease and the legality of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 14-day lockdown order under the Quarantine Act.
Garuba passed away on Friday evening in South Africa, following a long illness.
The Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Writers Association (SWAN), Debo Oshundun, has lauded the appointment of one of its members, John Joshua-Akanji, as the Special Adviser Media to the Minister of Youth and Sports.
A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Saturday sentenced a liberal scholar and former university lecturer to death on blasphemy charges.
Austrian author Peter Handke received his Nobel Prize for Literature at a ceremony in Sweden, amidst protests on Tuesday.
The Vice Chancellor of University of Benin (UNIBEN), Prof. (Mrs.) Lilian Salami, has approved the appointment of Dr. (Mrs.) Benedicta Adeola Ehanire, as the institution’s Public Relations Officer (PRO).
They recount tales of Viking raids, Norse history, kings and gods: a priceless collection of mediaeval manuscripts, bequeathed by an Icelandic scholar to the University of Copenhagen in the 18th century, that Iceland now wants back.
Author Bernardine Evaristo hopes her Booker Prize-winning novel will help to alter perceptions of black British people among African readers and Britons she sees as grappling with heightened racial tension.
The National Institute of Nigerian Languages (NINLAN) has bemoaned its exclusion from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (Tetfund) saying not benefiting from the scheme has adversely affected its performance. The NINLAN is based in Aba, Abia State.
This year’s Nobel season has only honoured one woman — Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk in Literature — with just one prize left to be announced on Monday: the Economics Prize, which has only once gone to a woman in its 50 years of existence.
The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations has condemned the shootings at the Lekki toll plaza on Tuesday.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has declared a second nationwide state of emergency in hopes of stemming a resurgence in coronavirus infections.
Chelsea are set to step up their pursuit of West Ham and England midfielder Declan Rice in January, the Blues having been linked with the Hammers star throughout the previous window.
He wrote, “My older brother Matthew lost his life during a sickle cell crisis in Nigeria when he was 10 years old, to think if he would have been in a country with better healthcare support that his life would be saved today is heartbreaking. The fight to End SARS is our cry for help after years of corruption and bad governance. EndSars #HealingNigeria.”
Mark Lawrenson has advised Liverpool to target Conor Coady as a "ready-made" replacement for Virgil van Dijk.
The Kaduna State University (KASU) has introduced essay writing competition to promote literary education and enhance creativity of its undergraduate students.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released its framework for the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP).
Jos residents have attacked the house of former Speaker, Yakubu Dogara.
Former Nigeria U-23 international Umar Sadiq has opened his goal-scoring account with his Spanish Segunda (second division) team UD Almeria.
A non-governmental organisation, Human Development Initiatives, has enjoined Nigerian government at all levels to devote more percentage of their annual budgetary allocations to education in order to increase the pace of development in the country.