The US selects Nigerian for international writing program

A Nigerian poet, essayist, translator and author of short stories, Mr. Tade Ipadeola, has been selected to participate in the International Writing Programme (IWP) Fall Residency at the University of Iowa, courtesy of the United States Department of State. From September 1 to November 16, Ipadeola, the 2013 winner...

U.S. Universities Offer $7.5m Scholarships to Nigerian Students

United States of America Universities have offered over 303 Nigerian students from the 17 states of southern Nigeria  $7.5 million in full or partial scholarships. The gestures were from 225 American universities and colleges to study in the United States for the 2019-2020 academic session. Acting United...

Don’t give birth to children you can’t cater for – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has warned that it was a grievous sin for parents to give birth to children they would not be able to cater for.   The IGP, who gave the warning yesterday in Lagos, said it was better not to give birth than to abandon one’s children on the streets. He...

U.S. trains Nigerian students how to build drones

Nigerian students have been trained by the  United States Consulate General Lagos in collaboration with Baltimore-based Global Air Media on how to build a drone.   The students were trained in a two-day drone technology workshop for students and women STEM leaders. The training was held at the Cedar STEM...

Uwatricia – Treat teenagers like teens, not like things

Rising gospel artiste, Ebuwa Patricia Osula (aka Uwatricia), has called on Nigerians to begin to treat teenagers as teens and stop abusing them as if they are ordinary things.   Uwatricia, founder of a non-governmental organisation, I Am a Teen Not a Thing, said that teenagers were being abused and treated...

father Martins Obasi : Use all available means of communication to spread the gospel

As the world marked the communication’s day, Rev. Father Martins  Obasi, has called on Christians, especially the Priests to use all means of modern communication to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ. Father Obasi who was speaking Sunday, during  homily at the Society of Saint Paul (SSP), Obawole, Estate,...

Lilian Ogbuefi : Nigerian lady abroad bringing pride to the nation

One woman that is making Nigeria Proud both home and in the diaspora is, Lilian Ogbuefi.The 22-year – old, 2012 one day Lagos State governor.Ogbuefi, like the Nobel prize winner, Chimamanda Adichie, has started being recognized in far away United States of America (USA).She has started winning awards both...

Research is not an emergency

Research is not an emergency. This must be clearly understood. While infectious disease epidemics require emergency response, research conducted during emergencies may need to be fast-tracked. However, all due diligence for proper review of the protocol needs to be maintained. This is important as the study...

Should researchers be trained on health politics?

At the venue of the ongoing training on Protection of human research participants and responsible conduct of research organized by the National Health Research Ethics Committee for 15 researchers of the MGIC, Abuja, Professor Kola Oyedeji of the University of Lagos identified the need for researchers to be trained...
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