Nigerian Movie producer plans cultural carnival in Scandinavia
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Nigerian Movie producer plans cultural carnival in Scandinavia

Stephen King, a Denmark-based Nigerian movie producer and director says a Nigerian Cultural Heritage Carnival will take place in the Scandinavia from May 2 to May 5. Scandinavia and the Nordic region is a historical and geographical region covering much of Northern Europe. The countries that make up the region are Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland,...

On Bookshops – Not Libraries – in Nigeria
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On Bookshops – Not Libraries – in Nigeria

By Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie (CNA) French Journalist: Are your books read in Nigeria? CNA: Yes. French Journalist: Are there bookshops in Nigeria? CNA: What? French Journalist: I ask because French people don’t know. They know only about Boko Haram. CNA: Well, I think it reflects poorly on French people that you asked that question. Above,...

Davos: Nigeria woos investors – The Unknown Nigeria
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Davos: Nigeria woos investors – The Unknown Nigeria

Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, Minister of Budget and National Planning, has encouraged foreign investors to take advantage of the country’s economic potential to invest in various sectors of the economy. Udoma said this in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr Akpandem James at the ongoing World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos,...

Covenant Student Wins 2017 Future Africa Leaders Award Star Prize
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Covenant Student Wins 2017 Future Africa Leaders Award Star Prize

A 500-Level student of Electrical and Information Engineering of Covenant University, Miss Naomi Ekpoki Onesenema, has won the highly coveted Future Africa Leaders Awards (FALA) Star Prize for the year 2017. According to the organisers, Believers’ Loveworld Incorporated, the social activist was meritoriously awarded FALA’s Star Prize for the year 2017 for her admirable and...

Atiku hails Isa Odidi on overseas exploits, investments
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Atiku hails Isa Odidi on overseas exploits, investments

Former Vice President of Nigeria and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar congratulates renowned scientist and pharmaceutical pacesetter Dr. Isa Odidi on his exploit as being the first Nigerian and African to establish a high tech pharmaceutical facility in China. The former Vice President notes that Dr. Odidi’s achievements in Canada and...

Nigeria’s first storey building still standing 171 years after
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Nigeria’s first storey building still standing 171 years after

The first storey building in Nigeria located in Badagry, Lagos State has recorded 9,009 visitors in 2017, Mr Hodonu Daniel, the officer in charge of the site, said on Wednesday. Daniel told the News Agency of Nigeria in Badagry that the number of tourists that visited the 171-year-old structure was higher than the 5,140 recorded...

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation authorized to pay Nigeria’s $76m debt
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation authorized to pay Nigeria’s $76m debt

Nigeria has authorized Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to start the repayment of $76 million polio eradication loan to Japan. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, made this known in Abuja on Tuesday when she received a delegation of Japanese House of Councillors Parliamentarians. She said that the delegates were in Nigeria to assess...

254 firms bid to buy Nigerian crude
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254 firms bid to buy Nigerian crude

About 254 indigenous and foreign owned entities submitted bids for the sale and purchase of the Federal Government equity crude under the 2018/2019 crude oil term contracts. The opening of the bids was beamed live on a national television network. It was also witnessed by officials of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Nigeria Extractive...

Full text of President Buhari’s 2018 New Year Address
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Full text of President Buhari’s 2018 New Year Address

I join my fellow citizens this morning to welcome and celebrate the New Year 2018. This year promises to be pivotal in our quest for CHANGE. Unfortunately, I am saddened to acknowledge that for many this Christmas and New Year holidays have been anything but merry and happy. Instead of showing love, companionship and charity,...