A Chieftain of the APC, the governorship candidate of the then Action Congress (AC) in Rivers State in 2007 who also contested for same office in 2015, Prince Tonye Princewill, in this interview with select journalists speaks on the need to support President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 Presidential election.
Nigerians were taken aback when you decided to leave Labour Party to join the APC. What actually informed that decision?
Common sense. For me, it was probably one of the easiest political dec
Anthony Agbo uses Bible to explore Africa’s history.
Author claims God cursed Africa, aims to prove theory in ‘Africa: The Glory, the Curse, the Remedy.
As a career politician and Christian, author Anthony Agbo – a senator in Southeastern Nigeria – often reflected on why Africa and Africans are so widely different from the rest of the world. This difference, he says, is a negative one.
By Anselm Anyoha | Way before Eve was in the Garden of Eden, there lived in a farm fortress an African Princess by the name of Nwagadikporo. She was a Princess so beautiful people wondered how such a creature could have any need to defecate. For long, until one fateful day, man and nature lived in harmony with the Princess.
Not that inside the fortress strong creatures did not pick on the weak ones; they did, but there were rules. Wild chickens only dug up and pecked ceaselessly at helpless worm
Hand Woven African Fabric Meets Modern Handbag Design
F&W Style is excited to announce the approval of their Kickstarter Campaign to launch their Sade Mini Bag Collection on October 30th, 2017. Inspired by the beautiful Nigerian culture, the Sade Mini Bag collection is an innovative collection.
- This collection is made with a unique hand woven Nigerian “Aso Oke” fabric. F&W Style incorporated both the use of this traditional fabric with the style and design of a modern designer handbag.
The children’s storybook, Banji Versus The Village, is progressing into animation. It is a lush paperback and ebook written and illustrated by U.S. based Nigerian animator, Bankole Lasekan. The book is quite distinctive in narrative and visual storytelling, which embraces an African traditional style and motifs. In this interview, Bankole discussed his latest project.
Q: What’s the story about?
A: It is about a 7-year-old boy and his baby hippo friend, and their “creative solutions” around
Africa’s First Space Generation Workshop Coming to Nigeria
The space sector represents a vital enabler for Africa. This November the region's leading young space professionals will gather for a collaborative workshop in Akure, Nigeria to strengthen networks and stimulate communication about addressing key questions being faced by Africa's space community. Topics to include how space technology and its services foster socioeconomic development for the region through space sciences, navigation/pos
Amnesty Boss Set to Bag Peace Ambassador Award at Odi Festival …As Bayelsa Chief Whip Applauds his Achievements
Satisfied with his sustainable reintegration and peace building efforts in the Niger Delta region, the organizing committee of the 60th edition of the popular Odi Ogori Ba Uge International Festival has concluded plans to confer a peace award on the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta/Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brigadier General Paul Boroh (Rtd) at th
A female student of the African University of Science and Technology, Abuja, Sandra Musujusu, has developed an alternative treatment for breast cancer.
The scientific breakthrough might lead to a lasting solution in the treatment of breast cancer prevalent among women world over.
This was made known on Tuesday in Abuja when the World Bank Education Director, Dr Jaime Saavedra Chanduvi with his team visited the University as part of his assessment tour of the 10 African Centres of Excellence (ACE)
The following is a letter from 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative:
Dear Mr. President: We write with great urgency regarding the dire crisis continuing to unfold in northeastern and central Nigeria, much of it as the direct result of Boko Haram. Just yesterday, in the Washington Post, Kevin Sieff noted, "Thousands of Boko Haram victims are on the verge of starvation in northeastern Nigeria." Six people, on average, are dying every day from malnutrition. According to Medicins Sans Frontieres, "o
NB Commentary: This is a very interesting article that I am reprinting. Leave your comments below.
Written by Dr. Oluyemi Olawaiye
I have battled with the idea of writing this article for over 3 years, but only got the needed incentive yesterday in the form of an extremely shallow, misinformed, inaccurate, deceptive and downright misleading documentary I watched on You Tube about how Nigeria was this drastically rising economic super power within the continent of Africa, and was going through this
The 4th edition of Europe’s leading showcase of Nigerian films is now open for submissions of short or feature films from any Nigerian film-maker
PARIS, France, January 20, 2016/ -- The organisers of the NollywoodWeek Paris Film Festival (www.NollywoodWeek.com) have today launched the call for submissions for the 4th edition of one of Europe’s leading film festivals and the biggest celebration of Nollywood in France each year.
The 4th edition which will be held at the Cinema l’Arlequin in Par
I am sharing this piece for the information that it contains. All too often we tend to use rhetoric, stereotypes and innuendos when talking about our African brothers and sisters in the Homeland. Many of us have been conditioned to see and believe that African peoples are and have been primitive with no real social order, familial structure, civilization, rules or customs. Those of us who have traveled there come to see a different wo
Nigerian Terror Victims to Receive Scholarships Thousands of Nigerians have been victimized by the terrorist group Boko Haram. To assist the most seriously affected victims, the American University of Nigeria (AUN) has created a scholarship fund for these victims.
In the wake of the latest terrorist bombing in northern Nigeria, which killed 38 people and wounded close to 100, the American University of Nigeria (AUN) announced a scholarship fundraising effort for the victims as well as those of
Many Nigerians are puzzled by President Buhari and wonder what his #Change agenda really is. Someone has even gone as far as to say that “Most people are feeling conned, and it's only morning yet.”Luckily, Buhari’s First Hundred Days now belong to history. So historians can begin to examine it for clues to Buhari’s actual mission and agenda as president, and how he will go about implementing it. This essay is my contribution to that effort.
It is helpful to divide his actions into two groups:
An integrated new metropolis where you can live, work, leisure and express yourself, whatever your age!
The Gracefield Phoenix is a joint venture project between Gravitas Investments Limited and Lagos State Government. It involves reclamation and development of land to birth a new metropolis that will be the number 1 world class live, work and play environment in the Lekki Lagoon.
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GUEST: Ajamu Baraka is a fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, and a foreign policy expert.
Last week’s shocking headline that Boko Haram “may have killed 2000 people,” in Nigeria, was eclipsed by wall-to-wall coverage of the armed attack in France that left 20 people dead. Rebel soldiers from the militant group Boko Haram stormed the town of Baga in the Northeastern Nigerian state of Borno on January 3rd, coming in from a number of sides simultaneously. International soldiers who had been
Nigeria, through the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control and with approval from President Jonathan, will send nearly 600 volunteers to support Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa. The medical aides will join 1,000 health workers from across the African continent -- filling a critical shortage of medical workers who are willing to treat Ebola patients.
Nigeria's first set of 250 volunteers, who will meet the global health standards set forth by the World Health Organization (WHO), are set to
Yesterday, a letter was leaked to the media in Nigeria from former President Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo to current President Goodluck Jonathan, regarding Obasanjo’s latest indignation at Jonathan’s style of governance, albeit a self-serving vitriolic hocus-pocus of indignation. But some Nigerians are taking Obasanjo’s letter seriously. But for most Nigerians, nothing Obasanjo says or writes are ever going to change their minds about this tyrannical, corrupt, duplicitous, arrogant, vindictive chame
It's Time for the Real NYC Lincoln University (PA) Alumni to Stand Up and Show Up
By Gloria Dulan-Wilson
Now, as many of you know, I am a proud graduate and alumn of Lincoln University, PA - the first Black University in the United States. There are times when I brag on LU to the point of being obnoxious. And I suspect that there are others among us who share the same sentiment.
Lincoln University is the only Black College on the east coast, north of the Macon Dixon line. It was founded
African Social Networking Giant, Ladies And Gentlemen book (LAGbook) today announced its partnership with Dominion Comics to bring local African Comic Strip Contents to its over 300,000 Registered Members.
- After hitting the 300,000 member mark some few days ago, LAGbook announced its partnership with Dominion Comics to bring rich local African Comic Strip contents on LAGbook, which launched in the early hours of today, Saturday, September 1, 2012.