Tuesday, January 25, 2022
MAY 24 – Leader of the Ijaw ethnic group in Nigeria Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark marks his 90th birthday in Abuja with pomp and fanfare. A discourse on the issue of restructuring Nigeria based on true federalism will feature as...
The now well-established TMT Finance Africa franchise has previously been held in Nairobi, Lagos and London annually since 2009 CAPE TOWN, South Africa, September 5, 2017/ -- TMT Finance (www.TMTFinance.com), the global telecom, media and tech investment news and events...
The dates for the traditional festivals -- Christmas on Dec. 25 and New Year's Day on Jan. 1 -- have not changed. No matter how difficult things may be, both the young and old, poor and rich, happy and sad...
Sale of the 2017 application form for entrance to Nigerian tertiary institutions will begin on March 20 and end on April 19. The exam itself will begin on May 6 and end on May 20. The Joint Admissions Matriculation Board...
APRIL? – A book based on the controversy arising from Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah’s homily at the funeral of former Kaduna State governor, Sir Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa, will be launched in Kaduna. Entitled A Funeral, a Sermon & a...
Dec. 12, 2019 -- The federal government will publish the beneficial ownership register for the oil and gas industry. Thus said Mr Waziri Adio, executive secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI. The beneficial ownership register is expected...
The graduating class of 2017 at the American University of Nigeria (AUN) in Yola, Adamawa, Nigeria, will experience a touch of royalty on May 13, says Mr Daniel Okereke, AUN’s executive director, communications and public relations, in a release. The...
Nigeria’s third-largest party, Labour Party (LP), will hold a national convention in Abuja on October 4. New officers of the party will be elected at the convention. Its current executive led by Dan Nwanyanwu (national chairman) has been in...
AUGUST 21 – South African athlete Oscar Pistorius, who was jailed for five years in 2014 for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, will be released on probation. South African authorities said Pistorius will be released after...
MARCH 9-21 – Over 1.4 million candidates will sit for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) across Nigeria. UTME is conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), hence candidates for UTME are also called “Jambites” in Nigeria. Originally...