Shell collaborates with Akon, unveil Africa’s first player, solar powered football pitch in Lagos
  . Pitch to inspire entrepreneurs and bright energy ideas that open up access to energy in Africa and beyond . Akon and Hardwork debut new song on pitch that will feature in music video celebrating potential of renewable energy     Lagos, Nigeria, 10 December – Global music... Read more
The Church’s Expectation of Authority In Nigeria
The United Evangelical Church (UEC) in Cross River State (Founded as Qua Iboe Church) celebrated its Golden Jubilee 1965-2015 in Calabar. The Church leadership also spoke with select journalists on its journey and challenges so far as well as on a number of national issues. Below, are excerpts of the... Read more
Umahi receives bills, insecticidal nets from USAID
Authorities Withhold Details On Mission Of Nigeria-bound ISIS Commander
By Vic O’Ben   . Terror leader planned linking up with Boko Haram leaders   As the Nigerian authorities remain taciturn as to the mission of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) leader, Ahmed Al-Assir, who was arrested in Lebanon on his way to Nigeria, anonymous sources... Read more
Special Report on Ebonyi
Ebonyi inaugurates committee to revamp education sector    The Ebonyi State Executive Council on Thursday moved to rescue the state’s education sector by setting up and inaugurating a committee to prepare a working plan for making the learning convenient for students in the state.   The decision followed the... Read more
Nigeria: A Conversation With President Muhammadu Buhari
  A review by Uzo Nwokwu, Washington DC Dateline July 22, 2015. Location: Down town Washington DC, USA, less than half a mile from the White House. The invitation from the United States Institute of Peace was as promising as it was inviting. “Nigeria: A Conversation with President Muhammadu... Read more
Environmental Rights Group Reports Oil Spill in Agip’s Oil Field in Bayelsa
  Environmental Rights Action/Friends of Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has reported an oil spill incident Osiama oil field operated by Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) in Bayelsa. According to a field report on the incident, the spill site was discovered by field monitors of ERA/FoEN on April 18, 2015 while... Read more
Healthcare Provider, Angela Iheoma Invents Portable Device For Pelvic Examinations
A Washington DC-area healthcare provider, Angela Iheoma has invented a portable device, the WomanHomeExamBed to make pelvic examinations widely available to women all over the world. The device enables early detection and treatment of Cervical Cancer.  Early diagnosis and treatment of cervical cancer at stage 0 equates to 93% survival... Read more
Environmentalists Fault Joint Investigative Visit on Shell’s Kolo Creek Spill site in Bayelsa
Environmental Rights Action/Friends of Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has called for a fresh Joint Investigative Visit (JIV) of the Kolo Crek manifold Spill site in Otuasega community in Bayelsa.   ERA/FoEN, an environmental rights group in its field report on the spill incident made available to our correspondent on Sunday... Read more
Four Nigerian Whiz Kids Are Best Students At American University
In the first picture, from left to right, Victor Ogburie (Abia State, Nigeria) – Computer Science Major with minors in Physics and Mathematics. Academic award:  Salutatorian – Summa Cum Laude Merrilyn Akpapuna (Delta State, Nigeria) – Psychology  Major. Academic Award: Valedictorian – Summa Cum Laude. Stephen Ogidi Igwe (Abia State, Nigeria)... Read more