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Rev. Fr. Dr. Erasmus Okere of Igbo Catholic Church, New Jersey, USA celebrates 25 years of Ordination; Bishop Obinna attends

The Administrator of the Igbo Catholic Church (ICC) of Blessed Sacrament St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church, Newark, New Jersey, United States of America, Reverend Father Dr. Erasmus Okere on July 19, 2019 celebrated his Silver Jubilee (25 years) as an ordained Priest. The historic occasion was marked with a Holy Mass and reception afterwards, at the …

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Sanwo-Olu inaugurates cabinet, charges members on service delivery …Commissioners, Special Advisers get portfolios

All roads led to Alausa – the seat of Lagos State Government – on Tuesday for an August occasion. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu constituted the state’s Executive Council, with the swearing in of 35 cabinet members who took the oath as Commissioners and Special Advisers. The event, held at Adeyemi Bero …

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Putting literary criticism in the public space at Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu Alike

There was once a time when literary criticism occupied public space in Nigerian newspapers with popular pullouts like Guardian Literary Series and Post Express Literary Supplement. They are no more. Worse still, upcoming writers are oftentimes denied access to relevant theories that could enhance their creative effort if they don’t …

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World first: Bosch and Daimler obtain approval for driverless parking without human supervision

Automated valet parking is the world’s first fully automated driverless (SAE Level 4)¹ parking function to be approved by the authorities.  System to be in daily use in the Mercedes-Benz Museum parking garage in Stuttgart. Automated parking system collects and returns the vehicle completely independently.  Bosch supplies the infrastructure; Daimler …

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 Simi storms Abuja for Amala360°

Simisola “Simi” Ogunleye, Nigeria’s top Afro-Pop Singer/Song-writer jets into Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory City, on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, to formally unveil Amala 360°, Abuja’s newest A-Class Eatery. Amala 360° is located at No. 80, Aminu Kano Crescent, in the Banex Plaza Area business hub of Wuse 2, Abuja. A statement by Adeola David-Amosun, General …

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Taken For a Ride Masquerade: Michael Jackson Alive in Nigeria by Owen Logan and Uzor Maxim Uzoatu, Altered Images, Scotland: 2014, 105pp

  Michael Jimoh This book is a fraud at first glance. The title, Masquerade: Michael Jackson Alive in Nigeria, warns any savvy reader who is old enough to know. The formerly slightly chubby, afro-haired prodigy of The Jacksons and then reborn twiggy, stringy-locked solo artiste was never in Nigeria all …

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 85th birthday: Wole Soyinka Centre holds lecture; CDHR hails laureate’s struggle for Nigerian masses

By Yemi Adeleye Lagos, July 13, 2019 The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), Lagos State Branch, has commended Prof. Wole Soyinka on his struggle for the emancipation of the Nigerian masses. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the commendation came as Soyinka, a Nobel Laureate, …

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