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January 12, 2018 8:00 AM Suspected killer of British missionary, army captain arrested

The Nigerian military on Thursday arrested notorious kidnapper, Mr. Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo, also known as Karowei. It was learnt that Karowei was allegedly behind the abduction and subsequent killing of one of the four British missionaries at Enekorogha community, Burutu council area of Delta State last year. Karowei is also alleged to have masterminded 35

October 16, 2017 4:36 PM Olaudah Equiano: Seven things you need to know about today’s Google doodle

The latest Google’s Doodle celebrates one of the most prominent Black anti-slavery activist, the first Black political leader and lobbyist in 18th century Britain. Today marks what would have been the 272nd birthday of Olaudah Equiano (1746-1797). A Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google’s homepage that is intended to celebrate 71

September 1, 2016 4:25 PM Calcutta Isn't Just The City Of Mother Teresa

Calcutta still grapples with poverty and economic uncertainty but is also one of India's more affordable and safer cities. It's embarking on ambitious infrastructure projects. Only five Indian citizens have won the Nobel Prize and four of them have a deep Calcutta connection. This is a source of great pride to us with roots in that city. But when I went to the U.S. I realized 15

January 21, 2016 6:47 AM Oba Odulana: Life and times of a fearless king

The paramount ruler of Ibadanland, Olubadan, Oba Samuel Odulana Odugade I, like many of his predecessors was endowed with the grace of longevity while his reign brought with it unprecedented developmental strides and progress as well as aesthetic face-lift to the city. Although largely apolitical, the monarch earned great respect as a fearless, moral 24

January 20, 2016 10:28 AM Nigerians mourn as Olubadan passes on

Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, wore a mournful look on Wednesday as the report of the death of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Samuel Odulana, filtered round the state capital. Sen. Lekan Balogun, one the High Chiefs of Ibadan, confirmed the death on Wednesday in Ibadan. Balogun, who is the Otun Olubadan, also said that the traditional chiefs were meeting 16

January 20, 2016 1:34 AM Olubadan dies in his sleep at 101

Palace sources said the monarch died at about 7.30pm on Tuesday in his palace in the Monatan area of Ibadan. Oba Odugade, who was born on April 14, 1914, became the Olubadan in July 2007. It was gathered that palace guards immediately summoned a son of the deceased, Prof. Femi Lana, who also informed some Ibadan high chiefs about his father’s demise 21

March 29, 2015 2:53 AM My worst disappointment was when UNN denied me admission –Dr Ekhomu

Whenever security is the issue in Nige­ria, the person that would stand out, bringing his expertise to bear on the issue at hand, is Dr. Ona Ekhomu. He is Nigeria’s first chartered security profes­sional and author of the highly acclaimed book on security awareness, titled Effective Personal & Corporate Security. Also a management consultant and policy 4

March 22, 2015 10:36 PM Chinua Achebe Is Dead

Chinua Achebe, the Nigerian author and towering man of letters whose internationally acclaimed fiction helped to revive African literature and to rewrite the story of a continent that had long been told by Western voices, died on Thursday in Boston. He was 82. His agent in London said he had died after a brief illness. Mr. Achebe had used a wheelchair 3

March 17, 2015 12:53 AM Celebrating Peter Obi’s legacies

Leadership is the pivotal element in any development equation. Whether for a small unit, conglomerate or geo-political entity, the quality of management will largely determine the nature and extent of progress (or regress) attained. A visionary and focused leader would guide his people, while the one with clouded purposes would become a nightmare for the citizenry 4

March 15, 2015 7:19 AM LEARNING FROM YESTERDAY, Articles

“The book consists of three hundred and fifty-seven pages. The three hundred and fifty-seven pages are split up into fourteen chapters, not counting the Introduction and Preface, which coinsist altogether of another eleven pages, in Roman numeration. Acknowledgements cover one and a half pages. Then we come to the book proper, which is divided 6