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After making her debut appearance on the cover of Marie Claire Brazil magazine in 2019, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has again been featured on the cover for this month’s issue. Photographed at the Dior Gallery in Paris, with pieces from the Cruise 2023 Collection, the Nigerian writer shared her views on human rights and the importance of representation with Marie Claire. In a feature story titled: Chimamanda: icon of black feminism talks about democracy, police violence...

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The federal government has raised alarm over the high rate of theft of valuables, including passports of Nigerians in the United States, United Kingdom and Europe. “It has come to the attention of the government that Nigerian travellers to the US and some countries in Europe are having their belongings, especially money and international passports, stolen at an increasingly high rate,” the minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, said at the fifth edition of...

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Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has banned political campaigns at all places of worship like churches and mosques. INEC disclosed this in six-page guidelines for the conduct of political rallies, processions and campaigns released on Thursday. The commission also banned political campaigns in police stations and public offices. In the guidelines, INEC further prohibited the use of abusive language and hate speech as well as the use of...

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The family of gospel artiste, Sammie Okposo on Friday released an official statement confirming his death. The statement, signed by Hector Okposo, was released hours after the news of the gospel singer’s death went viral on social media. “It is with a heavy heart but with total submission to God that I announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, minister of God, Sammie Okposo,” the statement read. “Sammie slept and went to...

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Bright Chimezie, the pioneer of the ziggima sound, has declared his support for the presidential bid of Peter Obi, candidate of the Labour Party (LP). The veteran musician took to Instagram to endorse the LP’s candidate hours after attending the presidential rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State on Thursday. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), had shared a photo with the highlife singer at the rally on...

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The chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd), has blamed Nigerian artistes for the high rate of drug abuse among youths. Speaking on the theme ‘Mental health in a distressed economy’ at the second edition of the Vanguard Mental Health Summit held in Lagos on Thursday, Marwa, represented by Dr Segun Oke, said Nigerian artistes glorify the abuse of drugs and illicit substances in their songs. According...

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The maximum amount of money political parties and candidates can spend ahead of the 2023 presidential election is N5 billion, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says. This is contained in the guidelines on the finances and election expenses for political parties and their candidates approved for publication and release by INEC. “The commission approved the publication and release of the guidelines for the conduct of political rallies, processions and campaigns, as well as that...

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The federal government on Thursday formally announced the reintroduction of history in Nigeria’s basic education curriculum 13 years after its abolition. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the minister of education, Malam Adamu Adamu, made the announcement at the inauguration ceremony of the reintroduction of the teaching of history in schools on Thursday in Abuja. The minister, who was represented by the minister of state for education, Rt. Hon. Goodluck Nanah Opiah said...

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The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu has assured Nigerians of the commission’s readiness for the 2023 general elections. Prof. Yakubu gave the assurance on Wednesday when he received a team from the Commonwealth Pre-Election Mission led by the Advisor and Head, African Section, Ms Abiola Summonu. The team paid a courtesy visit to INEC headquarters in Abuja to discuss the level of the commission’s preparedness for the 2023 polls....

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has sponsored a student loan bill in the National Assembly which aims to enable Nigerian students in tertiary institutions to have access to financial assistance. The proposed legislation is titled, ‘Bill for an Act to provide for easy access to higher education for Nigerians through interest-free loans from the Nigerian Education Bank.’ The bill seeks the establishment of the Nigerian Education Bank which shall have...

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