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Nigerian professionals remain consequential in fields of endeavor in U.S.- Don

By Cecilia Ologunagba New York, April 17, 2023 Apollos Nwauwa, a U.S.-based Nigerian historian and professor of Africana Studies, says Nigerian professionals remain consequential in several fields of endeavour in the U.S. in spite of the prevalent stereotypes about them. Nwauwa, a director of African Studies at Bowling Green State University, …

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Nigerian-born Apollos Nwauwa named Professor of Service Excellence

Bowling Green State University, Ohio, United States of America (USA) has named Nigerian-born Professor Apollos Okwuchi Nwauwa as Professor of Service Excellence. This award/honor was presented to Professor Nwauwa by the University’s President, Dr. Rodney Rogers, and Dr. Joe B. Whitehead, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, during …

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JAMB fixes new date for 2023 UTME

By Funmilayo Adeyemi Abuja, April 9, 2023 The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced a new date for the commencement of the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME). The board disclosed this in a statement signed by its Head of Public Affairs and Protocol, Dr Fabian Benjamin in …

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Investment in human resources remains surest way to achieve a developed society – Peter Obi at Paul University

Presidential Candidate of Labour Party (LP), Mr. Peter Obi has restated his conviction that “investment in human resources remains the surest way to achieving a developed society.” The former Governor of Anambra State said this when he paid a visit to Paul University, Awka, Friday to encourage the management, staff and …

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5th African Spirituality Conference holds at Essex County College, Newark, New Jersey, USA; Attracts global participation

The Africana Institute of Essex County College, Newark, New Jersey, United States of America (USA) hosted the 5th Annual African Spirituality Conference on Saturday, April 1, 2023 with experts from different parts of the world participating in person or virtually. The unique Conference focused on Mental Health, Healthy Bodies and …

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Zenith Bank GMD, Ebenezer Onyeagwu, conferred with Doctorate degree by University of Nigeria, Nsukka 

The Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Zenith Bank Plc, Dr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu, was on Saturday, March 25, 2023, conferred with a Doctorate Degree in Business Administration by the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. The award, which is in recognition of his immense achievements as Group Managing Director/CEO of Zenith Bank …

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Covenant varsity collaborates with Warwick University to host National Budget Roundtable

 By Ige Adekunle Sango-Ota (Ogun), March 25, 2023 The Centre for Economic Policy & Development Research (CEPDeR), Covenant University, Ota, says it will collaborate with University of Warwick to host 2023 National Budget Roundtable and Panel Discussion at the institution’s premises on March 30. The Chairman of the CEPDeR, Dr …

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Chrisland to face involuntary manslaughter, reckless, negligent charges over death of student

By Adenike Ayodele Ikeja March 25, 2023 The Lagos State government says it will prosecute Chrisland School, Ikeja, for alleged involuntary manslaughter, reckless and negligent act over the death of a 12-year-old student, Whitney Adeniran, who died from electrocution during inter house sports. According to a statement signed by the Director …

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Nigeria has highest number of out-of-school children globally; UNICEF begins 5-year strategic country plan

By Folasade Akpan Enugu, March 23, 2023 The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has began a five-year strategic plan to help Nigerian children who are left behind in developmental strides to meet up with their counterparts in other parts of the world. UNICEF Communication Specialist, Mr. Geoffrey Njoku, said this …

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Nigerian, Prof. Aderinto, wins $300,000 Dan David Prize on History; Buhari salutes

President Muhammadu Buhari sent salutations to Saheed Aderinto, a Professor of History and African and African Diaspora Studies, Florida International University, for winning the prestigious Dan David Prize – the largest financial reward for excellence in the historical discipline in the world. The President, in a statement, commended the selection …

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