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Chairman Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), Chief Tony Okoroji, has said that the time has arrived to burn the midnight oil to ensure that the upcoming COSON Week 2015 which holds from November 1 to 7 is the World Cup of entertainment in Nigeria or better still, the Olympic Games of showbizzness in the...

By Oyeniran Apata  -  Lagos   The weekend will perhaps go down in history as a period when African elites and leaders were told the bitter truth...

By Chibuike Chukwu  - Lagos   How often is a living figure seen through any work of art? That is exactly the case of former Rivers Sate Governor, Rotimi Chibuike Amaech, who has been projected as the true model of an ideal politician in a book titled: ‘Rotimi Amaech and the 7 O’clock News’. The 36-page book presented to the governor on his birthday on May...

By Oyeniran Apata  -  Lagos   It was a dream on track, on Tuesday in Lagos, for Ruth Olughu and her elder brother, Daniel Olughu, both of Heirs...

By Ejikeme Omenazu  -  Lagos   A NEW paper by UNESCO’s Education For All Global Monitoring Report (EFA GMR) shows that 34 million children and adolescents are out of school in conflict-affected countries.   The most vulnerable are the hardest hit: the poorest are twice as likely to be out of school as their counterparts in peaceful countries. According to the...

By Oyeniran Apata –  Lagos   Organisers of the recently launched Maltina Teacher of the Year initiative have announced the extension of the deadline for submission of entries for the groundbreaking awards.  This announcement is coming on the heels of appeal by secondary school teachers across the country for more time to enable them file their entries for...

Idongesit Ashameri  -  Uyo    The 2015 celebration of the day of the African Child organised by the The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)  may have come and gone, but the consciousness the sensitisation had aroused in the rural communities would subsist for a long time. With the theme, “Accelerating Our Collective Efforts to End Child Marriage in Africa”,...

By Oyeniran Apata -  Lagos   The Governor of Enugu state, Ifeanyi   Ugwuanyi has promised to consolidate on the legacies of his predecessor, especially in the area of bringing education to the doorsteps of the people of Enugu State. The Governor who stated this while playing host to a delegation from the National Open University of Nigeria, said Enugu State would...

By Sam Anokam  -  Lagos Concerned with the image of the country, and how to stop intending drug traffickers from getting lured by barons, the United Nigerians In Diaspora (UNID), a non-governmental organisation comprising Nigerian professionals in the Diaspora are bent on finding lasting solution to the menace. Led by Pascal Okoli, the UNID has severally taken its campaign...

By Oyeniran Apata  -   Lagos   Vice Chancellor,  University of Lagos (UNILAG), Professor Rahamon Bello has been conferred with the Award and Certificate of Credence as National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Outstanding Vice Chancellor of the year. NANS Vice President, Comrade Tosin Ogunkuade, said the largest body of the student movement in Africa, comprising...