Nigeria's First Female Navy Admiral
Meet Nigeria's highest ranking female naval officer- Rear admiral Itunu Hotonu. Hutonu is Nigeria's first female Rear admiral and one of the first female architects in the Nigerian Navy. The 59 year-old navy chief has served as a staff college instructor in Nigeria and abroad.
Art X 2018 roundup
ART X Lagos is West Africa’s premier international art fair, designed to showcase the best and most innovative contemporary art from the African continent and its Diaspora.
Thailand’s impaling ritual
In Phuket, the southern province of Thailand, residents practice an unusual ritual called Tesagan Gin Je or the Vegetarian Festival.
Sierra Leone cancels Chinese deal
Sierra Leone has canceled a $400m Chinese-funded project that would have seen a new airport outside the capital Freetown. The cancellation is coming at a time many finance experts are querying some African nations for accepting huge loans from China.
Timesup: Sexist jokes are not funny
Sexist jokes are jokes that discriminate based on a persons sex or gender. Women and girls are often the subjects of sexist jokes. Though sexist jokes are presented as harmless humour, they have a hostile subtext that further validates Gender stereotypes and supports Patriarchal beliefs in our society.
Netflix getting 15% of internet traffic
Netflix is now the main attraction on the internet, accounting for 58% of all downstream content consumed online. According to a new Global Internet Phenomena Report, Netflix now records 15% of all internet traffic.
Donald Duke: Politics, family and music
It is often said a goldfish has no hiding place, but the real trouble is in getting the goldfish. Getting to pin down a dapper, personable young man for an interview is akin to catching a goldfish. And when the fine gentleman is a former governor and presidential candidate, it becomes a different matter altogether. That was what we found out trying to get Mr Donald Duke to cover the Life magazine.
Green light for cannabis in South Africa
Recently, South Africa's highest court upheld a lower court's ruling that found the criminalisation unconstitutional. This means the private use of marijuana in the country is legal.
Osun Gubernatorial 2018: Major candidates at a glance
Major candidates at a glance - Alhaji Moshood Adeoti - Action Democratic Party (ADP), Gboyega Oyetola - All Progressives Congress (APC), Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke - People's Democratic Party (PDP), Iyiola Omisore - Social Democratic Party (SDP)
Hundreds die in flooding in Nigeria
Floods across 10 states of Nigeria have killed 100 people, a spokesman for the country's emergency and disasters agency said on Monday (September 17). Heavy rains in recent days has resulted in a national disaster in four states - Kogi, Niger, Anambra and Delta, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said.