Sunday, December 17, 2017
Good News

Good News

Here we report the good news of the day and the achievements of many Nigerians and Africans all around the globe.

Despite Personal Loss Okagbare Leads Nigeria’s Relay Team to 4x100m Final

The quartet of Blessing Okagbare, Gloria Asumu, Jennifer Madu and Agnes Osazuwa gave Nigerians a glimpse of hope of a medal as they zoom into of the final of the 4×100m relay at the...

The Lagos City Marathon Remains a Message of Hope in the Face of Terror

In the face of terror, the Lagos City Marathon remains a message of hope. On Saturday, February 6, Lagos State hosted a marathon with over 20,000 national and international athletes participating, including 50 élite ones....

Both English and Yoruba languages Can Coexist- Adebayo Adegbembo

I spoke with Adebayo Adegbembo, founder of Genii Games, an interactive mobile application and animated videos to help children learn Nigerian languages, ethics, etiquette and more, he uses the Yoruba term for culture, asa as a game...

Tram 83: 2015 Etisalat Prize in Literature Goes to a Book about a City...

Fiston Mwanza Mujila, author of Tram 83 has been announced as the winner of the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature Saturday evening in Lagos at a well attended colorful ceremony. As described in the book's...

Kano Governor Sponsors 72 Youth to Acquire Automobile Skills

In a bid to empower the youth of Kano State, 72 youth have received training on auto mechanics, auto mechatronics (technology combining electronics and mechanical engineering), auto panel beating and welding and auto spray...

#WCW: Mocheddah

25-year-old music artist turned style star, Mocheddah is rising fast to dominate the fashion scene. Her personal style over the years has transitioned from punk rockish-not-so-chic (reminiscent of her dancer-rapper girl days) to a glorified glam...
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Video: Roland Ezuruike and Latifat Tijani Win Gold and Silver in Rio Paralympics

Nigeria's Paralympics athletes are already showing a glimpse of what to expect from Team Nigeria as Roland Ezuruike provided the golden moment, winning the 54kg power-lifting event in astonishing manner, on Friday. Ezuruike'S 200kg lift...
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I Want Dead Presidents to Represent Me

For many Nigerians living in America President's Day is the extra day off they need or the day they work for some extra overtime. However, historically, President's day became an official holiday in 1885 in...
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Cultural Activists Strive to Preserve Ethnic Languages in Nigeria

There are more than 250 ethnic languages spoken in Nigeria. Many are sadly, becoming extinct. With the amalgamation of a historic land mass and former kingdom by our British colonizers into a country we now...

Wakaabout Series: Beauty from the Ashes

By Pelu Awofeso A "green" museum aims to save the environment, one piece of waste at a time. In this Wakaabout Series, Pelu uses the pidgin English term for “one who is always on the...

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Nigeria @ 56: Economic Recession Won’t Last For Long, Buhari Appeals...

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration would find a lasting solution to the economic recession. Buhari made this known during his Independence...