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The last thing Achebe told me – Chimamanda Adichie

  When Chimamanda started out as a writer at Nsukka, she began as a poet and playwright, but she soon found she wasn’t cut out for the stage and the bardic universe. She tried her hands on prose fiction, and hit a goldmine. “I was trying to find my voice, and I found it in […]

Chimamanda Adichie collaborates with Trace for new writing workshop

Chimamanda Adichie has announced the return of her annual Creative Writing Workshop.Sponsored by Trace Nigeria, it will run from November 20 to November 30, 2018. Said Adichie, “The workshop, which is currently in its 11th year, will continue to provide me the opportunity to contribute to the growth of the writing community in Nigeria. It will […]

Plateau killings: Jang cries for UN intervention

Plateau killings: Jang cries for UN intervention Gyang Bere, Jos The senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly and a PDP Presidential aspirant, Dr. Jonah David Jang, has called on the United Nations (UN) to urgently intervene in the killings in Plateau Statebbefore the people are wiped out. Sen. Jang, in a press statement […]

Buhari meets Ghana President, discuss attacks on Nigerian traders

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana on Thursday addressed the attacks on Nigerian traders in Ghana. Akufo-Addo assured Buhari that Nigerian traders were being taken care of. He stated this at a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in New York on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations General Assembly. Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to […]

Two Nigerian Air Force planes crash in Abuja

Two fighter jets have crashed in Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria. The jets belonging to the Nigerian Air Force crashed around Mashafa area of Mpape, Abuja. An Eyewitness told DAILY POST that, ” It just happened and we are all running to the place.” Confirming the incident, the Director of Public Relations and Information, […]

Nigeria needs an educated President, says Dickson

  Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State says Nigeria is in need of a highly educated and competent President. Dickson noted that the time had come for Nigeria to be led by a visionary leader, a nation builder and a democrat. A statement by the Special Adviser, Media Relations to the Governor, Mr Fidelis Soriwei, […]

Osun guber Election: Adeleke rejects results

Femi Makinde, Osogbo The Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has rejected the results of the rerun election even before the official announcement. The candidate announced the rejection of the poll results in a statement issued on his behalf by the spokesperson for the Adeleke Campaign Organisation, Mr Olawale Rasheed. The PDP candidate […]

Ghana closes more than 400 Nigerian businesses

More than 400 businesses owned by Nigerians have been closed by authorities in Ghana, sparking a protest by owners who have issued a week ultimatum within which to resolve the surrounding the maltreatment of Nigerian business community in Ghana. The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) have written a petition to President Muhammadu Buhari and […]

Why Ndigbo should vote for Buhari in 2019 – Idahosa

Tony Osauzo, Benin Many Nigerians believe that after President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term in office in 2023, should he win the 2019 presidential election, it should be the turn of the Southeast geopolitical zone to produce the next president of the country to ensure equity and fair play. In this interview with journalists to mark […]

Insecurity: Buratai meets Army top brass on way forward

Chief of Army Staff Combined Second and Third Quartet Conference is currently underway at the Army Headquarters Command Officer mess, in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. The conference is being attended by Principal Staff Officers from Defence and Army headquarters, operations Commanders, Commander Multi-National Joint Task Force, Njamena, Chad Commanders of Nigerian Army Training Institutions, Corps Commanders, […]

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