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Changing the course of our legal profession – The Young Wigs Forum

A group of  passionately driven  senior and young lawyers, in a bid to preserving the dignity and securing the future of young lawyers from oppression and exploitation have come together under an umbrella known as the...

Buhari aware of Maina’s reinstatement, I warned him —HoS in leaked memo

The Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita,  has said  President Muhammadu Buhari is aware of the reinstatement of a former Chairman  of the Pension Reforms Commission, Mallam Abdulrasheed Maina, into the...

Bikini-clad lady halts Lagos traffic for photo shoot

Photos of a dark complexioned lady who held commuters to a standstill while engaging in a photo session, wearing bikini on a Lagos road has gone viral. "Huge Indignation In Lagos after traffic was stopped...

Full text of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Independence Day speech

BROADCAST BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ON OCTOBER 1ST, 2017 My dear Nigerians, October 1st remains a special date for all Nigerians as this marks the day when we attained one of the most precious of human...

I long to sing in heaven – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obansanjo on Saturday at Apostolic Faith Church said he wants to go heaven and longs to sing among the heavenly host. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, Obasanjo made this remark...

“never too late to study” – Granny completes university degree at 91

A 91-year-old woman from Thailand who says it's "never too late to study" has completed her bachelor's degree after more than 10 years of work. She spoke to Watchiranont Thongtep of the BBC's Thai...

Man swims to work every day with his laptop, suit and phone to avoid...

A man fed up with the commute has found a new way to get to work, carrying his computer and clothes in a waterproof bag. Benjamin David, 40, is a familiar sight swimming 2km down...

President’s daughter sparks breastfeeding debate

A picture of the Kyrgyz president's youngest daughter feeding her baby dressed in her underwear has sparked a debate about breastfeeding and sexualisation. Aliya Shagieva posted the photo on social media back in April with...

The hidden ways your language chioce betrays your character

Every time we open our mouths, we unwittingly reveal our personalities. We’re often reminded “choose your words carefully” – well it turns out the words themselves may reveal far more than what we’re actually trying...

Maitama Sule: A servant’s son who almost became Nigeria’s president

Former Nigeria Permanent Representative to United Nations, Alhaji Maitama Sule died in a Cairo Hospital at the age of 89 years. In 1976, he became the Federal Commissioner of public complaints, a position that made...

The Nigerian civil war in pictures

Civilians unload a ferry that carries relief between Calabar and Oron on September 09, 1968 during the Biafran war. A civil war opposing Biafra secessionist tribes fighting for independence and the federal troops killed...

Zuckerberg finally bags honourary Harvard degree 12 years after quitting

Facebook co-founder, Mark Zuckerberg, one of Havard’s most famous dropouts has finally returned to pick up his degree twelve years after leaving Harvard to work on Facebook full-time. Zuckerberg founded ‘Facebook’ in his college dormitory in the...

Swahili words get into English dictionary

The Oxford University Press (OUP) has just published its latest dictionary for primary school students in East Africa This is the OUP's third edition of the dictionary and includes a lot of new words that...

NYSC provides guideline for printing of call-up letters

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has announced the date for printing of call up letters for Batch A, 2017 prospective corps members. The information was contained in the scheme’s Batch A 2017 official time...

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