Tag: French

Alexander OnukwueMarch 26, 2018

Macron has got some nerve trying to make us adopt his language of ‘freedom’

Emmanuel Macron is going to be investing millions of Euros to make the French language a stronger global rival to ...

ToluJuly 6, 2017

Chimamanda Adichie wins major French literary award for ‘Dear Ijeawele’

“Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has just been been named one of ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 7, 2016

Pius Adesanmi: The road from fast food to Twitter

By Pius Adesanmi When I was leaving Paris for Canada to begin my PhD in 1998, my French friends almost ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 28, 2016

Opinion: The truth about true identity

by Adebisi Adeyemi Nigerian parents proudly say these days and with all confidence too. “Oh! My child only speaks the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 26, 2016

Priest, 2 others dead in hostage situation in France (WATCH)

A hostage situation in Normandy region of France on Tuesday, turned sour after two men armed with knives killed a ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 20, 2016

‘Ifreke Inyang: What really happened between Pinnick, the NFF and Le Guen

By ‘Ifreke Inyang P.S: This is NOT a work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, places, events and incidents are not ...

Mazi EmekaMay 19, 2016

#EgyptAir: French President confirms plane crash

French President, François Hollande, has confirmed that the missing EgyptAir MS804 flight actually crashed. The plane is believed to have ...

Op-Ed EditorJanuary 10, 2016

Reuben Abati: Why every Nigerian must learn, speak French

I was on my way back from Botswana, after attending a conference organized by the Africa Leadership Forum (ALF). This ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 8, 2015

This boy was found in a suitcase through an airport scanner

by Chinwe Okafor This is by far the most shocking thing we read in a while, except when it was ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 24, 2014

Wiko, Europe’s fastest growing phone brand, launches in Nigeria

by Jewel Stephen   The French brand introduces an exciting range of phones starting a new direction in consumer experience. ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 27, 2014

@EveryNigerian: #Cameroon- Nigeria’s Lying Neighbor

by Perry Brimah There is a long history of French betrayal, including in the Nazi wars. And these were not ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 5, 2014

Crazy stalker! Man sent to prison for calling ex-girlfriend 21,807 times

by Jewel Stephen A French man has been jailed after calling and texting his ex-girlfriend 21, 807 times over a 10-month ...

writerAugust 2, 2014

Take that, Benfica: How Yaya Sanogo scored 4 for Arsenal

by Kolapo Olapoju Arsenal striker, Yaya Sanogo netted a first-half hat-trick, to help his team defeat Benfica 5-1 in their ...

June 14, 2014

Leading Ladies Africa speaks to Alima Atta, MD Sesema PR

by ‘Jola Sotubo Running a successful PR Consultancy for over 12 years, takes a lot more than luck or serendipity. ...

May 23, 2014

Tunde Leye: Why Nigeria does not need a revolution

by Tunde Leye It is for this reason I think a revolution is not the way to go in Nigeria. ...

May 20, 2014

UPDATE: Death toll rises to at-least 118 in Jos bomb attack (See Photos)

  by Akan Ido The death toll of the bomb blast at the Terminus Market in Jos, Plateau state earlier ...

May 20, 2014

UPDATE: 46 dead, 45 injured in Jos bomb attack, Jonathan reacts

by Isi Esene Reports have it that at least 46 people were killed when two car bombs ripped through a ...

January 11, 2014

This is the real whizkid: Meet the 9-year-old girl who passed her WAEC exams (PICTURED)

by Akan Ido Nine year old Anjola Victoria Batoku is not your regular girl trying to fit in with her ...

January 6, 2014

BREAKING: German Chancellor, Angela Merkel injured in skiing accident

by Isi Esene There are reports that the Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel has been injured in a skiing accident. ...

November 17, 2013

How French engineer escaped from kidnappers in Kaduna (PHOTO)

by Isi Esene French engineer, Francis Collomp who was abducted by men suspected to be members of the dreaded Islamic ...

November 15, 2013

Terrorism: Boko Haram secret training camp revealed + links with al-Qaida

Boko Haram fighters train with al-Qaida’s North African branch in northern Mali, France’s Foreign Minister said yesterday. Citing documents recovered ...

November 14, 2013

Just in: Boko Haram operation – French priest kidnapped in Cameroon

by Chi Ibe The BBC is reporting that a French priest has been “kidnapped in northern Cameroon, in region where ...

October 13, 2013

It helps you stay slim: 8 health benefits of red wine

by Alankar Sharma Red wine is known to reverse the effect of dying ear hair cells which marks the onset ...

September 27, 2013

Mom from HELL: Woman holds down her 4-year-old son to be raped by his stepfather

A French mother who held her four-year-old son by the arms while he was raped by his stepfather in a ...

April 17, 2013

‘Ifreke talks Sports: At Arsenal, it’s French or bench

by ‘Ifreke Inyang But it is important that Wenger puts a clinical finisher on his summer shopping list and at ...

March 14, 2013

Opinion: The real Africa is not English, French, or Portuguese – Why local language is important

by Ian Henderson As more and more companies line up to enter Africa, the world’s second most populous continent with ...

February 21, 2013

John Campbell: Kidnapping comes to Northern Nigeria

by John Campbell Recent Ansaru activities may indicate that the wider Boko Haram movement is evolving from a movement focused on ...

February 8, 2013

Caught pants down: Couple snapped in compromising position in clothes shop (PHOTO)

Google A couple have been caught having sex in a French clothes store – by Google Street View cameras. The pair ...

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