Beware! Monkeypox reported in Bayelsa State, Nigeria

At least 10 human monkeypox cases have been confirmed in Bayelsa State in southern Nigeria, according to a local news source. Bayelsa State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Ebi Etebu not only confirmed the outbreak but said health workers in the ministry were looking for 49 other people believed to have come in close contact with

Couple donates multimillion reception to homeless

Wedding ceremonies are one of the most exciting moment in the life of any young man or woman. Weddings bring families together and its one of the last financial  ventures parents contribute for their children. The reception is the fun , thrilling and expensive part of the wedding with lots of food, drinks, dancing etc.

India accounts for 85m of 103m child marriages

India accounts for 85 million of the 103 million of the world’s child marriages.According to a report released by the non-profit organisation ActionAid India in July, the Indians married under the age of 18.The report titled “Eliminating Child Marriage in India: Progress and Prospects” mainly used data in the Census 2011 to analyse child marriage

Chibok schoolgirls meet President Donald Trump

 Joy Bishara , 20, and Lydia Pogu , 19, two of the Chibok schoolgirls who were able to escape from Boko Haram in 2014, met with US President Donald Trump at the White House Wednesday, June 28. The duo and several other girls who escaped moved to the United States to complete school. With the

2017 TIME’s 25 Most Influential People on the Internet

TIME magazine has released it’s list of 25 most most influential people on the internet. Chrissy Teigen came up number one followed by Matt Drudge and J.K Rowling. Others on the list include Donald Trump, Rihanna, Chance the rapper, Katy Perry, Kim Kardashian, Joanne the scammer and others. See the full list below 1.Chrissy Teigen

Nigerians make Forbes 2017 ‘under 30 brightest

Two young Nigerian ladies, Tolasade Williams and Edikan Udiong; have been listed among Forbes’ 2017 “Under 30 Brightest, Hungriest And Most Successful”. A total of 5 Nigerians made the list which had 30 young Africans on it. Aside from the 29-year-old Tolasade and 29-year-old Udiong, Nasir Yammama, 27, Muktar Onifade, 26, and Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, 26

Chimamanda is first Nigerian to receive Mary McCarthy Award

Nigerian author and feminist Chimamanda Adichie has been awarded the revered Mary McCarthy Award for her work as a writer and prominent public awareness on social issues. She became the first Nigerian to receive the prestigious award at an event that held at Bard College, New York recently. The McCarthy award which is named after famous

Google announces free Digital Journalism program for 6,000 journalists

Google announced plans to train 6 000 African journalists in data journalism skills by the end of February 2018. Google News Lab and the World Bank according to a press release are working with Code For Africa to empower journalists in Africa by giving them the necessary support to better understand the Web and how

IMF predicts 2.6% growth for Africa in 2017

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has released its 2017 Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Economic Outlook, predicting a 2.6 per cent growth. The Head of the African Region, Mr. Abebe Selassie, who presented in Abuja, yesterday, urged strong policy decisions by leaders on the continent with a view to changing the dwindling economic fortunes of the region.

Love story of Banky W and Adesua Etomi

Love is a beautiful thing and its always good to swim in the euphoria of it. Its one of the important foundation for a relationship before proceeding to marriage. Singer and Actor Banky W and Actress Adesua Etomi are now engaged. Congratulations to them and wishing them a wonderful joyous journey of marital bliss Banky W’s