Tag: World

Ayomitide AdeyinkaJune 8, 2024

The African Film Festival (TAFF) 2024 Set To Begin On June 20th

The African Film Festival 2024 is back again this year, from June 20 to 23rd, 2024. The event features three ...

tosin adesinaOctober 5, 2018

World Teachers Day: Is there anything for the Nigerian Teacher to celebrate?

October 5 of every year has been designated  World Teachers Day by the United Nations Education and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO) as ...

AzeezNovember 12, 2017

Nigeria Police rated worst in the world, NPF rejects rating

The World Security and Police Index International (WISPI) has rated the Nigeria Police Force as the worst police organisation in the world. ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 15, 2016

Opinion: The illusion of our earthly lives

by Tony Ogunlowo Every three years in the village of Toraja in South Sualwesi, in Indonesia they hold a very strange ...

ToluSeptember 2, 2016

VP Osinbajo says the Nigerian police is one of the best in the world… and we agree

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo laid the foundation for the Crime and Incident Data Base Centre at the Force Headquarters in ...

RoqeebahAugust 30, 2016

Robots, space, virtual reality: All the ‘crazy’ ways Mark Zuckerberg wants to change the world

by Tolu Omoyeni It is no longer news that Mark Zuckerberg is taking over the cyberspace and he’s not ready ...

Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 12, 2016

YNaija Poll: Is Buhari’s government doing enough for the Nigerian youth? (WATCH)

In the build up to the 2015 general elections in which Muhammadu Buhari won with the ticket of the All ...

Oreoluwa PetersJuly 15, 2016

‘Pure, unadulterated evil’ | The world unites to condemn Bastille Day attack with #PrayForNice

At least 80 people were killed in southern France on Thursday night after a truck reportedly drove into a crowd ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 21, 2016

Instagram has over 500 million monthly users

Instagram has announced that it now has more than 500 million monthly actives, and more than 300 million who use ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 13, 2016

Deutsche Welle DG, Peter Limbourg advocates freedom of speech for democracy sustenance

Today, the 9th Deutsche Welle (DW) Global Media Forum kicked off in Bonn with an opening address from DW Director General, ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 18, 2016

Interview: ‘Chibok girl was not rescued by Nigerian Army’- Aisha Yesufu of BBOG

In April, 2014, 276 girls were kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists from Government Secondary School in Chibok, Borno state. Of ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 23, 2016

Gender equality: Is the giant of Africa on the global stage?

In the past few weeks, one of the most important topics that has dominated the discourse among Nigerians is the ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 17, 2016

Opinion: Beauty rules the world, but beauty is not what you think it is

“Aunty Seun, we can’t take that bike o”, Kemi lashed out in an alarming disgust that usually describes her ultimate ...

Janeth JSeptember 10, 2015

#WorldSuicidePreventionDay: 5 major causes of suicide in Nigeria

People around the world are observing the world suicide prevention day today, hence the trending hashtag on Twitter- #WorldSuicidePreventionDay. On social ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 1, 2014

Global shocks closing in on the Naira

by Tunji Andrews Indications continue to mount that the nation’s currency, the Naira, will experience further pressure, as the liquidity ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 13, 2014

Here is the new sexiest woman in the world

by Damilola Jagun According to Esquire magazine, Hollywood actress, Penelope Cruz is the sexiest woman in the world. The 40-year-old ...

YEditorAugust 27, 2014

Opinion: Why should you be happy? Please don’t be happy

by Richard Chilee I want to be happy. Why shouldn’t I be happy? They don’t want me to be happy. ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 27, 2014

Opinion: 22 really simple things you didn’t know you could do with Google

by Chinedu Nnawetanma To most people, Google is nothing more than a regular search engine where you type in keywords ...

May 31, 2014

Perry Brimah: Is changing #BringBackOurGirls to #ReleaseOurGirls part of the transformation agenda?

by Berry Brimah Why is the President of Nigeria being advised and investing so much in fighting to transform #BringBackOurGirls ...

May 18, 2014

Femi Aribisala: The popular things of this world are of the Devil

by Femi Aribisala Know this for certain: if it is popular in the world, then it cannot be of God. ...

May 10, 2014

World leaders rise against Boko Haram, US says hunt for Nigerian schoolgirls ‘challenging’ & other important news you should know today

by Oge Okonkwo #BringBackOurGirls: World rises against Boko Haram The abduction of schoolgirls in Government Secondary School (GGSS), Chibok, Borno ...

January 22, 2014

Perry Brimah: World superpowers ignore HIV epidemic among blacks, especially homosexual men

by Perry Brimah For reasons yet unexplained fully by epidemiologists and social scientists, Blacks are disproportionally at greatest risk of ...

January 19, 2014

Naked women assault: Ejigbo sodomy suspects arrested in Oba’s palace

by Adeola Balogun It seems that justice might finally be done in the case of 2 women assaulted and sodomized ...

January 14, 2014

United Nations endorses GenVoices: This “has a possibility to have a positive and defining impact on the rest of Africa”

by Oge Okonkwo Ahead of its historic Telethon, The United Nations has endorsed Generational Voices (GenVoices), the project-driven platform to ...

January 13, 2014

80 per cent of Nigerian men do NOT use condoms – Society for Family Health

by Oge Okonkwo The practice of safe sex has not yet completely taken hold in Nigeria, a recent survey has ...

January 12, 2014

#YNaijaLegal: What you should know about Medical Negligence & other related matters

by ‘Deji Olunlade It has been held in Abatan v Awudu (2003) 10 NWLR (Pt. 829) 451 C.A  that “the ...

January 12, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: Conversations with Nelson Mandela

by Tunde Fagbenle NM: Wasn’t it your Chief Obafemi Awolowo, by the way, one of Africa’s greatest political thinkers, though ...

January 9, 2014

Come & be inspired! ‘Crocodile in the Yangtze’ (The Alibaba story) powered by Konga

by Oge Okonkwo In a social responsibility drive to give internet access to the Yaba Police station and to power Nigerian ...

January 1, 2014

5 (more) reasons you are not getting sex

by Nick Roy 1)  You’re Not Attractive No, we don’t mean you’re ugly. We only mean that you’re not doing ...

December 23, 2013

Paul Bassey: On Kelechi Iheanacho’s Manchester City mistake

by Paul Bassey I told the popular sports station that as far as I was concerned, Manchester City has no ...

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