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Okebukola criticises FG’s new criteria for admission into varsities

Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education

Prof. Peter Okebukola, a former Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), has criticised the recently announced method of admitting students into tertiary institutions, saying it amounted to admitting candidates blindly. Okebukola made the assertion on the sidelines of the 2016 Speech Day and Prize Giving ceremony of Queen’s College, Yaba, Lagos, on Monday. He said […]

Reuben Abati: A visit to the FRSC

Dr Reuben Abati: Parlez vous Francaise?

Reuben Abati One of the things I have had to do in recent times was to renew my driver’s licence. This took me to the headquarters of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Abuja. The procedure requires the applicant’s presence: forms to be filled, fees to be paid, fingerprinting to be done, and so, […]

Mo Abudu Is Forbes Africa’s Most Successful Woman

•Mo Abudu

Funsho Arogundade Mo Abudu, executive chairman and CEO of Ebony Life TV, Africa’s first global black entertainment and lifestyle network, has been announced by Forbes as Africa’s Most Successful Woman of The Year. Abudu joins other notable African women who have been listed in the past. They are Divine Ndhlukula, Founder and Managing Director of SECURICO, […]

Dencia slams Lupita Nyong’o again

Lupita Nyong'o

Dencia, the whitenicious cream producer and Nigerian and Cameroonian pop star has hit out at Lupita Nyong’o for her new contract with Lancome, accusing her of bowing to ‘white people companies’. In an angry tweet directed at the 12 Years A Slave star, she wrote: ‘Oh @Lupita_Nyongo cln’t talk abt the bleaching creams white people […]

More Strip Clubs Open In Lagos


Strip clubs, where girls dance stark naked and pornographic movies are shown along with the erotic and exotic dances, have multiplied on Opebi-Allen axis of Ikeja, Lagos, western Nigeria, P.M.NEWS undercover investigation has revealed. By this time last year, there were about two functional strip clubs on Opebi-Allen Axis of Ikeja, but when the sun […]

Nigerian born film-maker makes waves in Alaska

Chinonye Chukwu: Alaskaland film maker

For Chinonye Chukwu, growing up Nigerian in Fairbanks was a never-ending commute between two different worlds. Born in Rivers State, Nigeria, but raised in the Interior by her petroleum engineer and professor parents, Chukwu spent Christmas breaks in Africa with her family. The rest of the year she was an Alaska girl with a pink […]

One woman’s battle against sickle cell disease

Bukola Sogbuyi: a battle against sickle cell disease

There was nothing about Bukola Sogbuyi’s appearance to betray her health condition. Looking radiant, chubby and peaceful, it was hard to believe that she was a sickle-cell carrier. Unlike the visible signs that usually accompany carriers of the sickle-cell disease such as the yellow colouring of the eyes or fragility, Bukola seems the opposite. Simply […]

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