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The remains of the late Pa Sesan Dipeolu leaving the Chapel of Healing Cross, Lagos for burial at the Ikoyi cemetery on Friday, 17 January 2020

Renowned Librarian Sesan Dipeolu laid to rest in Lagos — in pictures

Family and friends of the late Mr. Olusesan Dipeolu gathered at the Chapel of the Healing Cross, CMUL/LUTH, Idi Araba in Lagos to give the deceased a befitting burial.

Yuletide: Professor urges Kogi residents to be security conscious

The Director of National Education Academy and senior lecturer, National Open University (NOUN) Abuja, Professor Adams Agahiu, has called on indigenes of Kogi State to be more security conscious during this Yuletide season.
Simon Lalong

Plateau governor congratulates resident for winning Rhodes Scholarship

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau State has congratulated Nwangele Godwin, a 25-year-old Nigerian winner of the 2020 Rhodes Scholarship for West Africa who was born and brought up in Jos.
Melania Trump was booed by a roomful of students in Baltimore on Tuesday when she took the stage to give a speech about youth opioid use, one of the pillars of her “Be Best” initiative.

Melania Trump wades into impeachment fight

US First Lady Melania Trump on Wednesday publicly rebuked a scholar who used her 13-year-old son’s name to make a point during a hearing as part of the impeachment inquiry into the president.
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.

Denmark and Iceland clash over priceless mediaeval manuscripts

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.
Pius Adesanmi

Pius Adesanmi to be laid to rest in Ottawa

The late Nigerian thinker, scholar and literary critic, Pius Adesanmi, will be buried on Saturday.
Sara Danius

Nobel figure Sara Danius who quit after #Metoo crisis dies

Swedish scholar Sara Danius, who quit as head of the academy that awards the Nobel literature prize after a sex scandal unveiled by the #Metoo movement, has died.

President Buhari mourns as Nigeria’s chief trade negotiator Chiedu Osakwe passes on

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday mourned the death of the Director-General of the Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations, Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Teaching of History crucial to nation building – Ekiti governor

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has hailed the Federal Government for re-introducing the study of history back into the schools’ curriculum; saying that this would prevent foreign nations from projecting a distorted picture of the nation’s future.

Ramadan: Muslims tasked to be just in their daily affairs

A Muslim scholar, Prof. Abdulrazzaq Alaro, has called on all Muslims to be just in their daily affairs, saying that almighty Allah wants all human beings to live a just life.
Mrs Iyabo Toluhi (nee Adesanmi), the elder sister of the late Prof. Pius Adesanmi, on Saturday described the death of his brother as a great loss to the family and community.

Kogi to devote sections of libraries to Pius Adesanmi’s works

Kogi State Government on Sunday promised to devote sections of its libraries to the Late Prof. Pius Adesanmi’s works and encourage literary clubs in the state to celebrate his life and accomplishments.

Defections: Former Minister Jerry Agada others joins PDP

The former Minister, Prof. Jerry Agada, over the weekend officially relinquishes his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in his ward 1 Orokam district of Ogbadibo LGA of Benue state.

How thousands of women get treatment from VVF in North-west Nigeria

Victims of Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) in North West Nigeria are being rehabilitated after treatment to ease their reintegration into the society without discrimination, a check by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has revealed.

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Iraqi Anti-government demonstrators block a road with debris and burning tires in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah on January 19, 2020. (Photo by – - AFP)

Iraq protests swell with youth angry at slow pace of reform

Protests escalated across Iraq’s south and its capital Baghdad on Sunday as demonstrators sealed off streets with burning tyres in outrage at the government’s slow pace of reform.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

A new case for a Commonwealth based on trade

The United Kingdom’s exit of the European Union is now all but certain. Only the passage of time will reveal what their new relationship shall be. But with this new arrangement, I – like many other Commonwealth leaders – also seek a new settlement: not only of closer relations between the UK and my own nation, but of unleashing trade within the club in which we together shall remain.
Samuel Chukwueze's contribution was not enough to help Villarreal from bowing to a 2-1 loss against Espanyol on Sunday.

Samuel Chukwueze in action in Villarreal loss against Espanyol

The Nigerian forward, who was in action for the duration of the encounter, made his 19th league appearance at the Estadio de la Ceramica but could not add to his La Liga tally of three goals and an assist this season.
President Muhammadu Buhari today on Sunday paid a visit to the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, in Scotland, on the sidelines of Uk-Africa Summit. 2

President Buhari visits Prince Charles — in pictures

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday paid a visit to the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, in Scotland, on the sidelines of Uk-Africa Summit.

Police arrest girl for faking own kidnap in Lagos

It was gathered that on January 9, at about 5.30 pm, the suspect conspired with her boyfriend Emmanuel, and Okpe, to produce a short video of her being blindfolded and driven to a bush in a truck.