• Keep to your word, cut your green card – David-West tells Soyinka

    Keep to your word, cut your green card – David-West tells Soyinka

    Following the election of Donald Trump as President-elect of the United States, former Nigerian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Prof Tam David-West, has called on Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, to live up to his threat of tearing up his United States Green Card should the Republican candidate win.

    In an interview in Ibadan, David-West, describing Soyinka as a great and honourable man, said should the scholar fail to follow through on his very public threat and return to Nigeria, he […]

  • Brexit named word of the year by Collins Dictionary

    Brexit named word of the year by Collins Dictionary

    Brexit has been named the word of the year by Collins, beating topical and contemporary vocabulary weaved into today’s lexicon such as Trumpism, uberization and hygge.

    Brexit – first used by Collins in 2013 – means “the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union”, according to the dictionary publisher.

    “We believe that the obvious increased use of ‘Brexit’ [up 3400 percent in 2016], its significant impact in British politics and Britain’s exit from the EU make it a word not […]