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Chimamanda Elected into US Academy of Arts and Letters

Award winning Nigerian Author, Chimamanda Ngozi- Adichie has been elected into the American Academy of Arts and Letters as a foreign honorary member. According to...

Jimoh Aliu Drums Up Support for Yoruba Culture Abroad

By Dupe Olaoye-Osinkolu/ Determined to decrease crime wave among the youths, the Oba Asa of Yorubaland, Chief Jimoh Aliu, MFR, has resolved to re-introduce traditional...

Saudi Varsity to Dismiss Female Students for Cutting Hair

A Saudi university today threatens to dismiss female students who imitate men in haircuts and outfits, says a media report. The Imam Mohammed bin Saudi...

Violence: Twitter Suspends 636,000 Accounts

Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) has suspended 636,000 accounts since the middle of 2015 as the company steps up efforts to tackle “violent extremism” on its...

A Peep into Queensland Academy’s Big Investment …Why School is Catching Them Young

Ronke Kehinde/ Queensland Academy is offering a glimpse into the evolution of some artistic genius on Saturday. The school is exhibiting works of promising art students...

Painting of Jesus Christ Sells for $450.3m

Leonardo da Vinci's long lost portrait of Christ has sold for a record-smashing $450.3 million at Christie's in New York. The price more than double...

Wizkid Wins First iHeart Radio Award

Afrobeat star, Ayo Balogun popularly known as ‘WizKid’ has bagged an iHeart Radio Award for his collaboration on ‘One Dance’ with American rapper, Drake...

Reps Want Jail Term for Those who Jump Queue

A Bill proposing six months imprisonment for persons who shunt or distort queues in public places on Thursday scaled second reading at the House...

Two Nigerians, One South African Battle for the Etisalat Prize for Literature

This Saturday, May 20, the award ceremony for the 2016 Etisalat Prize for Literature, the biggest and most prestigious in Africa, will hold in...

Yabatech Rekindles Passion for Arts

  Scores of art lovers thronged the Art Complex of Nigeria’s first higher institution, Yaba College of Technology on November 17, as the school rekindles...

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Court Faults Aregbesola, Declares Osun’s Renaming Illegal

  Ranti Kayode/ An Osun State High Court, in Ilesa, has declared that the change of name of the state to “State of Osun” by Gov....

How Phone-Triggered Gas Explosion Killed Top Osun Director

Patience Omonaiye/ Eyewitnesses have described the final moments of Osun State deputy director of safety organisation, O-Ambulance, who was allegedly killed by a gas explosion...

Policing The Nigerian Federation: Integrating Community Policing In Nigerian Security Architecture

Keynote Address Delivered by Dr Solomon E. Arase (IGP, Rtd)* at a Lecture on the Theme - ‘Policing The Nigerian Federation: Integrating Community Policing...