Soyinka wants History restored in Nigerian schools’ curriculum

Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, on Thursday advocated the reinstatement of History as a subject in Nigerian schools. Mr. Soyinka spoke in Lagos at a press conference to unveil the beneficiaries of an initiative between the Wole Soyinka Foundation and the Cedars Institute, Notre Dame University, Lebanon. “I learnt not so long ago that history has […]

NOUN to grant scholarships to 1,000 less privileged students

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) says it has finalised arrangements with the World Bank to grant scholarships to 1,000 less privileged students selected from every state in the country. The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Abdallah Adamu, said in a statement on Friday in Lagos that the move was part of the mandate of […]


But for the intervention of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team, prominent businessman, Femi Otedola, would have parted with a whooping sum of N2 billion. The plan was for Otedola to be kidnapped and a demand for a ransom of N2 billion made.This was revealed by a suspected kidnapper, Ikechukwu Daniel, who said […]


On August 17, 1941, at peak of the Second World War, a son was born to the family of Mallam Muhammadu and Mallama Aishatu Babangida in Minna. Seven days later he was named Ibrahim and nicknamed Badamasi. He was destined to play a major role in the history of modern Nigeria. He was enrolled into […]

I love Buhari, don’t regret voting for him – Nollywood actor

Nollywood Actor, Tomiwa Kukoyi, says despite the current crisis rocking the country, he does not regret casting his votes for President Muhammadu Buhari. The model cum actor and comedian who is usually vocal on the social media on political matters, told True Nollywood Stories, TNS, in a recent chat that accessing Buhari’s first 10 months […]

FG seeks investments in creative sector

To boost non-oil export and make it an alternative for economic growth and development, the federal government has called on international investors to invest massively in Nigeria’s creative sector. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed made the call while addressing the plenary session at the ongoing 2016 Edinburgh International Festival Summit in […]

Why I’m in love with Buhari – Ayade

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, yesterday boasted that he works harder than most APC governors in projecting the image of President Muhammadu Buhari. Ayade stated that he ended politics soon after the 2015 elections, adding that he would spend the next one year commissioning projects. “I am in love with the style and ability […]


The commissioned campaign to bring the inspector general of police Ibrahim K. Idris down is daily becoming clearer, after reading the report filed by an online newspaper, it begs the question if some of us journalists and public commentators truly wish this country well. It beats ones imagination that a medium that prides itself as […]

Atiku to Adamawa: Tough times have brought out the best in us

A former Vice President and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Atiku Abubakar, has restated his commitment to the development of his home state of Adamawa, especially as it recovers from the effects of terrorism. In a statement released to mark the 25th anniversary of the creation of Adamawa, Atiku hailed the efforts of the […]