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U.S. Universities Offer $7.5m in Scholarships to Nigerian Students

U.S. Universities Offer $7.5m in Scholarships to Nigerian Students

More than 303 Nigerian students from the 17 states of southern Nigeria have received no less than $7.5 million in full or partial scholarships from 225 American universities and colleges to study in the United States for the 2019-2020 academic session. Acting United States Consul General Osman Tat disclosed this in Lagos on Tuesday during

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The Mirror in Our Bathroom, Chimamanda

A quick disclaimer; I’m yet to read any of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s books. I have read a few of her articles (like the one she wrote about Michelle Obama’s speech), and I have also watched a number of her speeches online. I have observed from a comfortable distance, and I have been excited, intrigued, miffed,

Why Parties May Reopen Campaigns

There are indications that political parties may reopen their campaigns for the presidential and National Assembly rescheduled elections as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, will today meet to review the restriction on electioneering campaign within the extension period. The Ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the leading opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,

New Book On Marriage for Launch

A new book titled ‘Your Marriage can be Beautiful’ is set for launch this week.  Written by Emmanuel Adewunmi, the book will be unveiled at Lagos Atlantic Conference Hall, Yaba, on Friday, November 17, 2017. According to the author, the book seeks to address the “common challenges facing marriage in the contemporary Nigerian society.” One

Pro-People Policies, Antidote For Insecurity- Aregbesola

Rauf Aregbesola, governor, Osun State has identified effective governance as the only sure antidote for the growing spate of insecurity in the country. He said this at the public presentation of a book titled, Yoruba Elites and Ethnic Politics in Nigeria: Obafemi Awolowo and Corporate Agency, at Muson Centre, Lagos. Aregbesola said no amount of

‘Embrace National Dialogue’ – Anyim

The secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, has called on all Nigerians to embrace the proposed National dialogue as a means of resolving critical national issues facing the country. Anyim made the call today at the launch and review of a book titled, “Conversations with my Country,” a five-year compilation

The Booming Silence in Agbese’s Book

In a biographical book on Ibrahim Babangida, former self-styled military president, there is a deafening hush on Dele Giwa’s murder, even 27 years after   It is now 27 years after and a lot of water has since passed under the bridge. Dele Giwa, founding editor-in-chief/chief executive officer of Newswatch magazine, Nigeria’s first weekly news

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