The Igbos are widely regarded to have a very rich culture and history which have been the subject of many movies and literary works. These are some of the places where all that rich culture can be discovered.
The Igbos, one of the main ethnic groups in Nigeria, are known to have a rich culture and remarkable history. While modernization has ensured the erosion of certain aspects of their culture, much of its history has been preserved, including relics from the […]
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday expressed satisfaction with the administration of Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, for sacrificing his personal comfort to provide essential services to the people of the state.
He said this while commissioning the new Central Hospital in Benin, the state capital, as part of his two-day official visit to Edo.
Commending Oshiomhole for building a hospital instead of a government House, the President expressed hope that the new health facility would ensure that the masses received better health […]
According to reports, the federal government has explained why it wants to take a $30.54 billion (about N9.61 trillion) loan, which is believed to be the biggest single external loan request by any government in recent history.
President Muhammadu Buhari, who on Tuesday requested the National Assembly’s accelerated approval of the borrowing plan, said it would include a $575 million World Bank loan.
The total loan will fund a number of key projects in the country, he said.
The projects cut across key […]
Tinubu is an experience politician but bad student of history for associating with the North – Aribisala
An iconoclastic Pastor, Femi Aribisala has described a National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu as an experienced politician who has a bad knowledge of history.
He made the remark while reacting to the allegationl of conspiracy against Tinubu by some Northern politicians within the APC.
Tinubu, a former Lagos State Governor has come under attack after he demanded the resignation of APC’s National Chairman, John Oyegun over the party’s decision to overrule its Appeal Committee which recommended the […]
According to reports, the federal government has finally re-introduced History as one of the subjects in the nation’s primary and secondary schools’ curriculum, explaining that its introduction as an independent subject and not a mere theme was necessitated by the clamour and concerns by several groups, including the Presidency, National Assembly and other critical stakeholders in the education sector.
The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu had urged delegates to the recent National Council of Education, NCE, to consider the disarticulation […]
According to reports, the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has commended the Federal Government and the All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, for aligning with his position on the need to reintroduce History in the school curriculum.
Governor Fayose had early in September directed that History be reintroduced in schools in Ekiti State, saying then: “Ekiti people must learn from past events to have a better future.”
Last week Thursday, the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, while declaring […]
Following the criticisms that have trailed the suspension of the teaching of history in schools, the federal government on Thursday ordered the reintroduction of the subject in basic schools across the country.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who called for the disarticulation of social studies in the current curriculum of basic schools and reintroduction of history as a subject, said this has become imperative given the critical nature of history to the nation’s socio-political development.
The Minister made the call in Abuja […]
5. Baddo of Ikorodu/ Godogodo
The number 5 position is jointly shared by two notorious criminals who for too long terrorized Lagos state, Baddo and Godogo.
Baddo was infamous for molesting children and women, with robbery as part of the crimes that made him dreaded within Ikorodu.
Godogodo allegedly went for operations with a bag containing 10 fully loaded AK 47 rifles with 30 rounds of ammunition each and as such, he was fully prepared in terms of weapons on his back.
It was […]
A 60-year-old woman has made history in her country after she graduated with a Law degree to the delight of all.
A resilient 60-year-old woman and staff of Ministry of Women Development & Family Affairs (MoWDaFa), Safiya Jama Gyre, has made history after she graduated with a Law Degree from Puntland State University in Somalia.
The information was revealed by Anisa Abdulkadir Hajimumin who is the Minister of Women & Family Affairs of Puntland, Somalia.
“Congrats to Safiya Jama Gyre 60 yrs old, […]
Former University of Ibadan Vice Chancellor and emeritus professor of English Language, Ayo Banjo, and Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora Matters, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, have decried what they called ancient systems and structures that limit the Nigerian woman.
They however stated that going by the array of women in history who have distinguished themselves as icons, the Nigerian history cannot be effectively written without giving women a prime place.
They both made this known in […]
New York marks the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks more resilient, wealthier and more diverse than ever, yet that terrible day is forever seared into its DNA.
The Al-Qaeda hijackings of September 11, 2001 — the first foreign attack on the US mainland in nearly two centuries — ruptured a sense of safety and plunged the West into wars still being fought today.
More than 2,750 people were killed when two passenger jets destroyed the Twin Towers, the symbol of New […]