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Who are the Yoruba people?
In his 2,000 page book entitled, ''Ile-Ife-The Source of Yoruba Civilisation'', Prince Adelegan Adegbola wrote the following about the Yoruba people: "The Yoruba are the progeny of great kingship, efficient kingdom-builders and astute rulers.
Fri May 24, 2013
Yoruba speaking American actor debuts in Nollywood
Award winning Yoruba actor, Saide Balogun may be revealing the story of his life in a new movie, 'You or I' which is due to be released soon.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine's 2013 Commencement to Feature...
Philip O. Ozuah, M.D., Ph.D. , executive vice president and chief operating officer at Montefiore Medical Center, the University Hospital and academic medical center for Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, will deliver the keynote address at Einstein's 2013 commencement ceremony.
Thu May 23, 2013
We'll wrest power from ACN in S-West - PDP
PEOPLES Democratic Party in the South West has said it was battle ready to wrestle the ruling Action Congress of Nigeria for the control of the zone in the 2015 elections.
Nigeria struggles to shift maternal care to tackle mortality rate
At large public hospitals in Nigeria, overworked nurses snap at crowds of pregnant women, who wait hours to receive quality care.
ACN alleges deceit over state of emergency
CITING the weakening of governments in the affected states, the Action Congress of Nigeria has accused President Goodluck Jonathan of engaging in total deceit by saying the democratic structure in the states where he has declared a state of emergency will be kept intact, when in fact he has grabbed power in the states and castrated democracy there.
Chinua Achebe: 1930 - 2013
THE death of Africa's foremost writer, critic and cultural pathologist, Chinualumogu Albert Achebe is a great loss to a world where the wisdom of sacred spoken and written words is observed with high reverence.
Wed May 15, 2013
How we escaped death - OAU Students
Johnson Olawale Ikudayisi and Temitope Orebe are student leaders from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. When they set out to their home state, Ekiti to sort things out concerning their colleagues' bursary and scholarship scheme, they had no idea that they would be involved in an accident that would nearly claim their lives.
Tue May 14, 2013
Basketball in Africa
Nigeria: Osho Predicts Tough Milo Basketball Final
Mr. Folorunsho Osho, Brand Specialist Beverage Category, Nestle has predicted a tough final match of the Western Conference of the 15th edition of Nestle Milo Secondary School holding today at the Liberty Stadium with International School, Lagos battling Ogun State representative, Adedokun International School, Ota in the boys category.
Nigeria: 1.1 Billion Subsidy Fraud - EFCC Begins Trial of Alao, Others
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday began the trial of an oil marketer, Abdullahi Alao, over an alleged N1.1 billion fuel subsidy fraud.
Mon May 13, 2013
Civil society groups seek firm response to climate change
Nigerian civil society groups under the aegis of Pan African Climate Justice Alliance, PACJA, has underlined the urgency and importance of environmental sustainability insisting that the post 2015 framework must firmly entrench responses to climate change.
How China is educating Africa - and what it means for the west | Stephen Chan
In an extract from a new book, China's aspirational approach to education and investment in Africa is distinguished from the west's focus on basic needs Students of Nigeria's University of Ibadan.
Sun May 12, 2013
Brutality: Apologise now or else, nurses tell IG
NATIONAL President, Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, Mr. Abdrafiu Alani Adeniji, has given the Nigeria Police 72 hours to accept responsibility and apologise for the brutality of some nurses last week by policemen in Ibadan.
Oau VC blames insecurity on fanatics
Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Prof. Tale Omole, weekend, said the activities of religious fundamentalists from the two main religions were responsible for some crises facing the country.
Charles Anudu knew by the age of 15 that he wanted to be an entrepreneur, but it would be a decade and half before he launched his first company.
Sat May 11, 2013
Our new ultra modern Government Houses
Democracy is acclaimed worldwide as the best form of government but its features appear rather easy to bastardize.
Seeking divine intervention
Nigeria, like many other countries on the globe, is grappling with severe economic problems and several other life-threatening challenges that have defied every known human theory.
All Is Fair In War And Love? By Mazi Chike Chidolue
Chief Obafemi Awolowo during the Biafra-Nigeria war orchestrated an old maxim- All Is Fair In War And Love - adding the hardy Awolowo blend - Starvation is a legitimate weapon of warfare! What Chief Awolowo meant was that in war, no weapon is considered dangerous.
Fri May 10, 2013
Osun, Aregbesola, and Omisore's wolf cry
After being in limbo for nearly two years, Senator Christopher Iyiola Omisore was recently resurrected.
Nigeria: Did the Federal Government of Nigeria Engage in Igbo Genocide?
Chinua Achebe's recent book has revived fierce discussions about the Biafra genocide, the darkest chapter in Nigerian history.