Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Researchers, policy-makers and development partners converge in Abuja, Nigeria, for the 11th African Economic Conference (AEC) from December 5-7, 2016, to share ideas on topical African development issues including how to end hunger and ensure food security in Africa. About...
NOVEMBER 16 -- Wednesday is the birth anniversary of two great Nigerians: first president Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe and world-acclaimed storyteller Prof. Chinua Achebe. Had they been alive, Zik would have clocked 112 years and Achebe, 86 years. Zik died on...
SEPTEMBER 21-- A youth-led non-governmental organization, Peculiar Youth International Initiative (PYII), in conjunction with the Lagos State government will host youths across Lagos State at PYII’s annual youth leadership summit tagged “Youth Leadership and Social Impact”. The event will...
SEPTEMBER 12 -- President Muhammadu Buhari will be seeking emergency powers from the National Assembly to push his planned stimulus for the economy. The objectives of the action-plan on the economy, which is in recession, include shoring up the value...
AUGUST 11, 2016— Edson Arantes do Nascimentor, popularly known as “Pele’’, of Brazil is expected in Nigeria on August 11. According to the organisers of the visit, Winihin Jemide Series (WJS) and Youth Experience Days Africa (YEDA), the football...
JULY 30, 2016 -- The American University of Nigeria will hold scholarship examinations for newly accepted students joining the university for the 2016/2017 academic session on Saturday, July 30, 2016. The university has increased new student scholarship awards to...
AUGUST 17, 2016 – The Peoples Democratic Party’s national convention holds in Port Harcourt. New officers to be elected at the convention would take over from the Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee. The PDP has been disunited, but INEC seems...
SEPT. 27--28, 2016 --- Who really cares for the elderly? Grand Parents Institute (GPI), founded by America-trained geriatric doctor, Dr Osa Osayande Uhumuavbi, will take Africans to task with an answer. “Stop Elder Abuse, Stop Corruption” is the theme of...
AUGUST 2016 – The American University of Nigeria has received the full approval of the National Universities Commission and the Council for Legal Education to start her innovative LL.B programme in August. Admission into the LL.B programme for the...
SEPTEMBER 10 -- The PDP on Monday chose Mr Osaze  Ize-Iyamu as its governorship candidate in the September 10 election in Edo State, Nigeria. With his victory, the contest will now be between him and Mr Godwin Obaseki, who...