Author Archives: Omoyajowo Ogunyemi

Lagos NUJ Games commence on Monday

Lagos NUJ Games commence on Monday

The Lagos Chapter of the Nigeria Union Of Journalists, NUJ annual Games will hold from Monday, September 7 to Saturday, September 12 at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. The events would include Football competition, athletics, “Ayo”, Chess, Draughts, Marathon, Scrabble, Table Tennis and Tug of war. The football event would involve 16 teams drawn into four

EU Commission seeks solutions to Migration crisis

The current migrant crisis rocking Europe has assumed another dimension, as Hungarian government has stopped migrants headed for Germany and other European countries from proceeding in their journey. Instead, the government camped them at Budapest’s Keleti train station, where they had purchased tickets to continue with their journey. This development has led to a wave

Adefuye, Nigeria Ambassador To The United States, Is Dead.

Adebowale Ibidapo Adefuye, who served as Nigeria’s ambassador to the United States, died yesterday at the age of 68 at an undisclosed hospital in Washington DC. He was Nigeria’s ambassador to the US from 2010 until his death.   Ambassador Adefuye was born in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun state in 1947. He studied History at the University

NNPC Cancels Offshore SWAP Deal

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Thursday announced the cancellation of the Offshore Processing Agreements entered Into in January 2015, with three companies namely, Duke Oil Company Inc., Aiteo Energy Resources Limited and Sahara Energy Resources Limited. The deal, initiated by the Jonathan administration, saw the NNPC allocate 210,000 barrels per day of crude oil

The Longest Birthday Ever

Sven Hagemeier, from Leipzig, Germany, recently received a 26th birthday gift he will never forget. After flying across three countries in different time zones within 14 hours in last August, which ended up prolonging his birthday by 46 hours,  Hagemeier received a Guinness World Record prize for the ‘longest birthday ever.’ His attempt beat the

Future Awards Africa Call for Entries

The next edition of The Future Awards Africa, one of Africa’s youth awards, will hold in December this year. This was contained in a press statement by the organisers, The Future Project. This year’s event, the tenth in the series,  will  be preceded by town  hall meetings in 10 African cities: Durban, Johannesburg, Dakar, Accra,

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