Six Nigerians emerge winners at the British Council Global Future Leaders Connect 2018

by Rachel Ogbu Six Nigerians have been selected out of eleven finalists for the second cohort of the British Council Future Leaders Connect programme. The eleven finalists pitched their policy ideas at the Nigeria Heat event which took place recently in Lagos. The Future Leaders Connect programme identifies exceptional individuals (aged 18-35) from around the […]

FORMER U.N. SEC-GEN, KOFI ANNAN DIES AGED 80

Former Secretary-General of the United Nations Organisation and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Kofi Annan has died, according to information from his family and the Kofi Annan  Foundation this Saturday. Born in Kumasi, Ghana in 1938,  he served as the seventh UN Secretary-General from 1997 to 2006, a period that saw him receive a joint award […]

VICTOR MOSES QUITS THE SUPER EAGLES, RETIRES FROM INT’L FOOTBALL

Super Eagles player, Victor Moses has announced his retirement from the team and International football. The 27 year old who announced this via his Twitter account on Wednesday, explained that he intends to focus on his club career and young family. FULL STATEMENT: “I will like to announce that after much thought, I have made […]

Facebook Partners She Leads Africa For A Two-Day Female Focused SMB And Entrepreneurship Training In Abuja

Continuing on from its commitment to train people in vital digital skills across Nigeria and here in Abuja, throughout 2018, Facebook announced two training dates specially designed for female entrepreneurs and female-owned Small and Medium-sized Businesses in Abuja. She Means Business Partnering with She Leads Africa (SLA), #SheMeansBusiness Nigeria is the first to launch in […]

Nigeria’s Larry Ekundayo Reigns As New IBF European Welterweight Champion

Nigerian boxer Larry Ekundayo, 36  won a 12-round unanimous over British boxer John Thain to claim IBF European welterweight title. by Rachel Ogbu Ekundayo nicknamed the Natural fought at the York Hall in Bethnal Green, UK on Friday. “I have to thank MTK Global and all my sponsors and the people who helped me get […]

Here Is Barack Obama’s Summer Reading List And It Features African Authors

by Rachel Ogbu Former US President Barack Obama has announced he will be travelling to Africa for the first time since he left office. He took to his Facebook page to reveal he would visit Kenya and South Africa this week. Following a visit to his ancestral home of Kenya, he will meet with the […]

First Look At David Oyelowo As Javert In “Les Misérables”

Two months ago, Victor Hugo’s classic 19th century novel Les Misérables was announced as a TV adaptation. Unlike the 2012 film, the six-part series will no be based on the musical. The casting of David Oyelowo in the BBC series enriched the ensemble: Lily Collins (Okja, Mortal Instruments: City of bones) to play the role […]

ADEKUNLE GOLD on the biggest headline show of his career, breaking down his new album and cutting toxic people out

by Rachel  Ogbu Adekunle Gold is as cheerful as his reputation implies. But today he’s clearly a little apprehensive. It is exactly one week to the biggest headline show of his career taking place in Indigo at the O2 London. Right now, he has only just walked in from another interview on the other side […]