Governor Samuel Ortom bags HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD at the 2021 national human rights lecture of the HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA

The governor was represented by his Chief Press Secretary Mr. Nathaniel Ikyur and the award was presented by foremost human rights lawyer High Chief Mike Ozekhome a Senior Advocate of…

Amazon, Sony and Ericsson pull out of Mobile World Congress over coronavirus fears

The world’s largest mobile event is losing some of its biggest names.Amazon (AMZN), Ericsson (ERIC) and Sony (SNE) are withdrawing from this year’s Mobile World Congress because of the risk that attendees could catch the coronavirus that originated…

Senegalese designer creating fashion prints from maths equations

Maths teacher Diarra Bousso Gueye was grading a set of algebra papers when she had a Eureka moment. Gueye, who had long harbored fashion aspirations from her childhood when she…

Oscars 2020: Full list of winners

Neon’s Parasite made history at the 92nd academy awards as the first non-English language film to win best picture at the Oscars. Parasite won four awards in total, including for…

World Bank ‘postpones vote on Tanzania loan’

The World Bank has reportedly postponed its decision to lend Tanzania $500m (£383m) following pressure from civil activists. The loan, which was to be subjected to a vote on Tuesday,…

Nigerian feature film ‘Eyimofe’ selected at 70th Berlin International Film Festival

EYIMOFE (This Is My Desire) will have its World Premiere at The Berlin International Film Festival. Directed by twin brothers Arie & Chuko Esiri it will be shown at the…

SAG Awards 2020 Winners

Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Christian Bale – Ford v Ferrari Leonardo DiCaprio – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Adam Driver – Marriage Story…

Worst dressed at 2020 Screen Actors Guild Awards

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Jailed Ugandan academic Stella Nyanzi wins PEN prize

Ugandan academic, writer and feminist activist Stella Nyanzi has won the Oxfam Novib/PEN International Award for Freedom of Expression 2020. Ms Nyanzi is a controversial academic, who campaigns on a…

Governor Obiano becomes Knight Commander of the Pontifical Order of St Gregory the Great

Earlier today, the Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano became the first Catholic faithful in South East Nigeria to be bestowed with the honour of Knight Commander of the…