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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Nnedi Okorafor, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o nominated For Alternative Nobel Prize for Literature Award

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, Chimamanda Adichie and Nnedi Okorafor are the 3 African writers nominated for an alternative Nobel Prize for Literature. Following the shocking cancellation of this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature on grounds of a sexual scandal, a group consisting of 100 Swedish cultural figures including writers, actors and a rapper have come together to create an …

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Prince George Honored With Commemorative Coin for His Fifth Birthday

Prince George‘s fifth birthday is just around the corner, and the little prince is being honored with his very own £5 coin. On Wednesday, The Royal Mint unveiled a commemorative coin issued for the celebration of the young royal’s big day. “The birth of Prince George altered the course of history in the …

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Governor Elect Kayode Fayemi And His Deputy Receive Certificate Of Return

The Ekiti State governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi has promised not to disappoint the people of the state who gave him the mandate in last Saturday governorship election. Fayemi gave this assurance on Wednesday shortly after he was presented with the Certificate of Return as the governor-elect by the Independent National …

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Putin Grants Soccer Fans’ Visa-Free Entry’ To Russia Until The End Of 2018

The fan IDs that allowed ticket-holders to enter Russia during the World Cup that was initially scheduled to expire on July 25 has been extended by Putin until the end of 2018.  President Vladimir Putin made this announcement after the World Cup final on Sunday. “I think we will do …

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Murdered Corp Member: Family tells Police to probe Abuja hospital

The family of the Corp Member who was murdered by a Police Officer has petitioned the Police to go after the Management of the Abuja hospital that attended to their daughter’s autopsy report. Recall that the Corp member was shot at a checkpoint immediately after Ceddi Plaza by a police …

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Daylight Robbery! PDP Rejects Results Of Ekiti Election

The National leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State, describing it as a daylight robbery. Ekiti Election: A day light robbery!@OfficialAPCNg won a presidential election in 2015 on the goodwill of Nigerians. 3years after,it depends on guns,billions of naira ,snatching of …

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INEC declares Fayemi winner of Ekiti State Governorship Election

Dr Kayode Fayemi, The All Progressives Congress, (APC) candidate in the Ekiti governorship election, has won the governorship election according to the results declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission in majority of the 16 local councils in the state. Fayemi defeated current Deputy Governor of the state and candidate …

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#EkitiElection: NBC Shuts down Ekiti TV, Radio as Fayose announces result

National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has ordered the immediate closure of the Ekiti Broadcast Service. National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) gave the order due to the station’s breach of National Broadcasting Code. According to the NBC, the Ekiti Broadcast Service breached the Electoral Act and Broadcasting Code by allowing Governor Ayodele Fayose …

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Ambode to Sponsor Education of 11-Year-Old Artist who drew President Macron in 2 Hours

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday hosted an 11-year-old hyperrealist artist, Kareem Waris Olamilekan who drew a stunning portrait of French President, Emmanuel Macron in just two hours on the spot during the President’s visit to the New Afrika Shrine in Lagos. Governor Ambode, who hosted the artist …

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Cameroon Defence Minister Ambushed In Restive Region, Assailants Killed

A convoy transporting Cameroonian Defence Minister Joseph Beti Assomo was ambushed in the country’s restive anglophone region, leaving several attackers dead, state radio said on Friday. Four soldiers and a reporter were also injured in Thursday’s attack, other sources said, while the journalist said the convoy was ambushed again just …

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