A Jos Upper Area Court in Kasuwan Nama, on Monday, dissolved the nine-year old marriage between Sadiya Adamu and her husband, Ifeanyi Nnadili, over her ill-temper. Delivering judgment, the Judge, Suleiman Lawal, granted  Nnadili’s divorce petition and ordered both parties to go their separate ways. In his petition, Nnadili told the...
Some residents in Benin, the Edo capital, have said that some men would continue to keep mistresses, popularly called ‘side chicks’, due to their perceived benefits and strong grip. The respondents’ submissions arise from the growing reports of infidelity in the lives of men, especially the highly placed and celebrities...
Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates: Welcoming hundreds of thousands of spectators from around the world, the Ras Al Khaimah New Year’s Eve Celebrations (#RAKNYE 2022) dazzled all with a never-before-seen fireworks display that smashed two GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ titles.   Rising majestically from the Arabian Gulf, the fireworks display...
I do not think there is any Nigerian who has passed through the Boarding system that did not go through this phase if we are going to be truthful to ourselves. Bullying is a passage that most boys will go through and I dare say nothing we can do to...
On December 1, 2021 at the NAF Conference Centre Abuja, the National Prosperity Movement (NPM), a national sociopolitical group, is organizing a National Unity Summit in Abuja which will provide a platform for illustrious Nigerians from all walks of life and representing diverse interests and groups to have a...
Renowned sustainability and communications entrepreneur, and Chief Executive of CSR-in-Action Group, Bekeme Masade-Olowola, has won the award of ‘Women’s Role Model in Mining and Geosciences’ – a recognition for the most exceptional, inspirational women with significant contributions to the mining and geoscience industry. Similarly, her non-profit organisation, CSR-in-Action Advocacy,...
Very unlike me, I didn't see it coming.  It was one company they call "Investment One" . I was having a running battle with the Managing Director, Nicholas and he was always complaining about my not aligning to corporate culture. I thought he was prudish and wasn't open to...
"Hello,sir. Good day." "Abeg, na who be this?" "Na Kanayo...." "Ahn, ahn! I was told you'd call me. Shebi, na that Kanayo wey get plenty pimples for our office that year na...How you dey? I must confess that, even though it was not the first time I was meeting the man I'd come...
 No fewer than 16 states are currently participating in the 34th edition of the National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST) which kicked off on Monday. The festival, with the theme “Celebrating National Unity in Diversity”, took off with a command parade and the official opening ceremony. It will end...
Ubongo, an edutainment company, has called for the return of the children’s education and entertainment belts on Nigerian television and radio stations. The pan African social enterprise made this call at the commencement of its capacity building initiative in Lagos on Monday, October 4, 2021 with the Abuja session...
I had to do some fresh searching for the meaning of April Fools Day before writing this. Something to do with an annual custom on 1 April consisting of practical jokes and hoaxes. One search revealed that it has been celebrated for several centuries by different cultures, though its...
The Chief Executive of the Dubai Tourism Corporation and Marketing, Issam Kazim says the Dubai Expo 2020 which opened on the 1st of October will offer peoples of diverse cultures around the world, an opportunity to see world class destinations, the latest advancements in technology and tourist attractions all...
Arrangements have been concluded to celebrate Nigeria's celebrate Nigeria's 61st Independence Day with seven-hour praise and prayer sessions on Friday, October 1.   With the theme Yoda Paga, the interdenominational prayer session which will hold at The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Strong Tower Sanctuary, Ogudu, Lagos will see the Vice...
Traditional rulers from seven communities in the newly created Ikole West Local Council Development Area of Ekiti, on Wednesday appealed to Gov. Kayode Fayemi to relocate the council headquarters from Ijesa-Isu to Usin-Ekiti. They made the plea at the temporary Secretariat of the LCDA in Asin-Ekiti, where they staged peaceful protest...
Nollywood blockbuster comedy movie, ‘My Village People’ has grossed N100 million in Nigerian box office. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the dark thriller comedy, directed by Niyi Akinmolayan, is officially the 17th title to cross N100 million in Nigerian box office, after a solid 12 weeks in...
Oba Jimoh Titiloye, the Olu of Igbo-Ora in Oyo State, has announced that the 2021 edition of the World Twin Festival would hold Oct. 3 to Oct. 9 in the ancient town. Oba Titiloye disclosed this on Wednesday in a statement he made available to the media in Lagos. He said...
No fewer than 7,000 artefacts plundered from Benin Kingdom are expected to be repatriated by Germany to Nigeria not later than October, Nigeria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said. The Permanent Secretary, Amb. Gabriel Aduda, disclosed this at the Inaugural Nigerian Cultural Show exhibiting Nigeria’s diverse cultural heritage, sites and...