People & Politics

Nigerian Medical Student Honoured in India

Nigerian medical student honoured in India. ​ Nuhu Ibrahim, a Nigerian medical student at the Nims University, India, on Sunday won the ‘Global Youth Awards 2016’ at the Third World Youth Conference in India. Mr. Ibrahim was recognized by the conference for...

Meet Dr Samuel Achilefu, Award-Winning Nigerian scientist and inventor of ‘cancer goggles’

Nigerian scientist and inventor, Dr Samuel Achilefu, in 2014, broke a new ground in surgical treatments of cancer by inventing cancer-visualising glasses, now commonly known as ‘cancer goggles’. What do you know about him? Motivation It was an inscription his father left...

What did Donald Trump say in his winning speech? Full transcript

Thank you. Thank you very much, everybody. Sorry to keep you waiting. Complicated business. Complicated. Thank you very much. I've just received a call from Secretary Clinton. She congratulated us. It's about us. On our victory, and I congratulated her...

Donald trump biography – marriages, film appearance, everything you need to know

Donald Trump will become the 45th president of the United States when he takes office early in the new year. The 70-year-old billionaire, who made his money in real estate, will take over in the White House in January following...

Updated: Nigerians In Guiness Book Of Records And The Records They Broke

All the records listed below are current and up-to-date, though some of the records are being recognized by Guinness, they will in a matter of time. Here are the Nigerians In Guinness Book Of Records And The Records They Broke. 1....

Two Nigerians Shortlested for Britain’s Highest Innovative Awards

Two Nigerian students, Eyenimi Ndimou and Ify Aniebo, have been shortlisted for the prestigious award to find London’s most innovative international student. The International Student Innovation Awards which was set up to highlight the work of international students in the United Kingdom,...

No Cancer Machine Working in Nigerian Federal Hospitals – Health Minister

During an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) editor-in-chief, Nigeria’s minister of health, Isaac Adewole, revealed that presently In Nigeria, no public hospital -not even one- has a cancer treatment machine that is in a perfect working condition. There...

VIDEO: Woman Crushes 3 Water Melons With Her Thighs in Less than 15 secs

VIDEO: Woman Sets World Record For Most Watermelons Crushed With Her Thighs In Less Than 15 secs Meet Olga Liashchuk (picture above), an Ukrainian super woman whose ambition to become the strongest woman in the world was set aside after...

Nigerian emerges most powerful black person in the UK

​ A Nigerian by the name of Tom Ilube, has been selected by Powerlist as the most powerful black man in the United kingdom. Tom Ilube, who is also a British citizen, was unveiled by the publication which selects 100 of the most...

Forbes Snubs Nigeria in its 2016 Annual Person of the Year Award

​ ​ Forbes Africa has opened nominations for its annual ‘‘Person of the Year’‘ (POY) award, and for the first time since its conception, no Nigerian was nominated. There are two African presidents on the nominees list, two South Africans also make...

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African Tribe: The Daasanach People of Eastern Africa

The Daasanach are a semi-nomadic tribe numbering approximately 50,000 whose clans stretch across Sudan, Kenya and Southern Ethiopia. The Daasanach...

Mali Swears In Bah Ndaw As New Civilian Leader

Mali's new president Bah Ndaw has been sworn into office, five weeks after the overthrow of Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta. Former Defence Minister Bah Ndaw, 70,...

Troublesome South African Baboon Evicted For Organizing Gang To Raid Homes

Kataza is an urban baboon who was captured and put in a local prison for organizing a band of baboons to join him in raiding 15 homes in Kommetjie, on Cape Town's southern peninsula in South Africa.

A Leading University In China Now Teaches Ethiopia’s Amharic Language As A Full Course

A leading university in China — Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) — has started to offer Ethiopia's widely spoken Amharic language as a full...

TIME 100: Tony Elumelu, Three Other Nigerians Makes Time’s list of 100 Most Influential People Of 2020

Tony Elumelu, is among four Nigerians named by the Time Magazine International in their 2020 list of 100 most influential people in the world...