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Three female Nigerian authors, Oyinkan Braithwaite, Emezi Akwaeke and Diana Evans have been nominated for the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction.
The Women’s Award for Fiction, one of the UK’s most prestigious literary prizes, has nominated two Nigerian authors alongside 14 others in its 16-book longlist.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has warned against non-compliance to weather information, stating that it results in loss of over 350,000 hectares of land annually.
Thousands of Syrians are protesting throughout Syria on Tuesday against US President Donald Trump’s official recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, according to the Syrian state news agency SANA.
Workers urges federal government to slash political officials’ security votes to accommodate minimum wage
A cross section of workers in Enugu State have urged the Federal Government to reduce cost of governance and security votes of political office holders to accommodate the new minimum wage.
Troops of 159 battalion, Nigerian Army, Geidam in Yobe state on Tuesday evening played a football match with youths from the host community to foster understanding in order to defeat the activities of Boko Haram insurgency in Geidam and other parts of Lake Chad.
The Federal Government has flagged of the 2018/2019 annual school census (ASC) for schools in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has trained 25 women in the production of reusable sanitary pads to improve women and girls’ health in Malumfashi Local Council in Katsina State.
A suspected member of Eiye confraternity, Leviticus Okon, who was arrested while on his way to kill a rival cult member, has said that the ongoing cult war between Eiye and Aye confraternity in the state is a generational war.
Former world heavyweight boxing champion, Mike Tyson, Prince of Bahrain, Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa will be in Nigeria in August for the African Heavyweight Champion title fight tagged, “Who’s The King of Africa”.
Flood waters continue to rise across the United States and there are fears that many parts of the Mississippi River will remain above flood stage for a further two or three months.
The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Ibadan Branch, has decried the rising spate of building collapse in Nigeria.