2018 Nobel Prize for Literature cancelled

The Swedish Academy on Friday announced that there would be no Nobel laureate for literature in 2018. DAILY POST reports that for the first time in 75 years, the secretive jury that hands out the world’s most prestigious literary award will not unveil a winner this year, instead revealing two winners in 2019. The decision […]

Gidan Makama Museum: A glimpse through the galleries of ancient Kano

Into the next gallery, one is welcomed with the history of Kano city from its pagan period to the present day. There’s a shrine of an idol called Tsumburbura, which could be seen on top of Dala hill with a picture of worshippers under the hill. The exhibition of ancient farm implements and hunting instruments […]

Oba Akiolu: I prefer Buhari to Obasanjo

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, on Monday said he preferred President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to that of former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Mr Akiolu also asked Nigerians to give Mr Buhari another four years to reposition the country as the president. The traditional ruler spoke at the opening ceremony of the 17th Lagos Housing Fair […]

BEHOLD! THE NEWLY APPOINTED JAGABAN MINNA …

CONGRATULATIONS! CONGRATULATIONS!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! TO OUR NEWLY APPOINTED JAGABAN MINNA, HON. USMAN T. MUHAMMAD (DG NIGER STATE PENSIONS BOARD): APPOINTED BY HRH. DR. ALH. UMAR FAROUQ BAHAGO, CON. HIS EMINENT THE EMIR OF MINNA: The family and friends of Hon. Usman T. Muhammad (DG Niger State Pensions Board) sincerely appreciate and thank HRH. Dr. Alhaji Umar […]

Yoruba King drops title, becomes Emir

The Oluwo of Iwoland in Osun state, Oba Adbulrasheed Akanbi Saturday made history when he dropped the the title of Oba and declared his resolve to adopt the Emir title popularly known with Northern traditional rulers. Speaking at the installation and turbarning ceremony of an Islamic scholar, Sheikh Yahquub Abdul-Baaqi Mohammed as first Waziri of […]

My dad and I are like best friends – Amina Tijjani Dutse

Amina Tijjani Dutse is a Law graduate of the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and the daughter of former Jigawa State Commissioner for Justice, Alhaji Tijjani Dutse. The aspiring lawyer shares with us the type of man her dad is at home and more. Daily Trust: What is the relationship between you and your dad like? […]