For the majority of its urban-dwelling citizens, these vehicles are the most affordable means of getting between locations. They continue to be patronized by locales, whether they are well maintained Hiace buses or four-wheeled rickety shells. The understanding among the populace is that these vehicles are not designed to be comfortable, but to move humans and things.
Prequel to the amalgamation of Nigeria, there were various flags in use. These flags represented the various protectorates there were at that time. The flag of the Royal Niger Company used between 1887 and 1888 was a “white field with the United Kingdom’s national flag in the canton and a black “Y” with the words ‘ARS’, ‘JUS’, and ‘PAX’ written on the arms, surrounded by a red ring”. In 1889, the “white field” was replaced by a “British blue field” and it was without the “red ring”.
Did You Know? Nigeria was placed 5th on the global FIFA Football Ranking in April 1994, A feat no African team has ever achieved
Following the appointment of Dutchman, Clemens Westerhof, in 1989 as head coach of the Nigerian team, the team would go through a thorough rebuilding process that saw them emerge Silver medalists at the 1990 Africa Cup of Nations in Algeria, bronze at the 1992 AFCON in Senegal, winning the 1994 AFCON in Tunisia to become African champions for the second time, and also qualifying for Nigeria’s first outing at the FIFA World Cup in 1994.
Did You Know? Andela Transitions From Developer Training To A Solely Human Resource Organization For Developers
Today, as the talent world has evolved with less demand for junior engineers and more demand for mid-level and senior developers, Andela is making the rapid transition from training developers to take on opportunities to becoming a human resource organization that connects senior developers to the more competitive opportunities out there. This is a tough decision for the organization, which has several challenges that have cropped up necessitating this.
The popular Nigerian actor popularly known as Kanayo O. Kanayo was born March 1, 1962 and hails from Mbaise, Imo State. However, Kanayo O. Kanayo’s is full name is Anayo Modestus Onyekwere.
Endangered species are always in the news, especially if you are a fan of National Geographic or Discovery channels. One of such animals or specifically, mammals are the Drill Monkey; a unique, semi-terrestrial, seasonally semi-nomadic monkey, that exhibits extreme sexual dimorphism with males weighing up to 45 kg – three times the size of females. A species that is among Africa’s most endangered mammals, and are listed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as the highest conservation priority of all African primates, the Drill Monkeys are very special then. But more than its conservation, what makes this mammal important is the fact that they are only native to Nigeria.
Nigeria stood in awe of this remarkable couple who both won National Titles in the men and women’s 5000m events, on Day 1 of the 2016 Nigerian Trials in Sapele, Delta State.
Today’s topic takes us to Northern Nigeria, a region blessed with rich human and agricultural resources. Nigeria’s food history would be incomplete if the contributions of this region are not documented for Northern Nigeria has furnished the country with a number of delicacies. Our discussion today centers on street foods and Northern Nigeria has quite an interesting collection. Our research revealed that the seven popular street foods in the region are:
Here’s a list of the MANDATORY items every motorist is expected to have:
Billboard is known for its music charts, most famously, the Hot 100 Chart and the 200 Album Chart. Little wonder it was big news when Wizkid’s collaboration with Drake, titled One Dance, recently made it to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart.
Remarkably, the core of the pineapple is edible and contains valuable vitamins and nutrients. It also has great health benefits.
The dark, whiskered catfish is one of the most widely cultivated fish species in Nigeria. It’s favored by commercial scale fish farmers as a money spinning breed; that’s because it’s considered a delicacy by a large section of the country’s population. You’ll find a bunch of them swimming about in a bowl at a fish store, ‘waiting’ to be purchased by a customer.
Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB) Postgraduate Admission Form for 2019/2020 Academic Session
The School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Lagos – University of First Choice and the Nation’s Pride, a leading, reputable first generation Institution for postgraduate education and research in Africa, situated in the commercial nerve centre of Nigeria, hereby invites applications from suitably qualified candidates from recognized institutions for admission into Postgraduate programmes of the University in the 2020/2021 Session, namely:
Professor Ruth Hall holds the South African Research Chair in Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies, which is funded by the National Research Foundation. The Chair is located at the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) at the University of the Western Cape. This allows her to recruit, support and supervise Master’s, doctoral and post-doctoral students.
Scholarships are available to join Professor Hall’s programme.
The Federal Government has disclosed that it is considering sectionalizing classes for primary, secondary, and tertiary institutions in the country ahead of school reopening. This was made known by the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, on Wednesday during a briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja.
The Strathclyde Business School is delighted to offer the Deans Excellence International Awards to High achieving applicants who are willing to study for a degree program with the help of a scholarship opportunity.
The York University, Canada is pleased to assist applicants in financing their studies by making the Global Leader of Tomorrow Award Program available to any interested applicant who intends to undergo studies at the Institution.
As the 2019/2020 NYSC passing out ceremony draws near, 24 corps members of Batch B Stream 1 serving in Lagos state have been served with NYSC extension as disciplinary measures for flouting NYSC rules and regulations.
A Delta State Polytechnic lecturer Akpituren Mogbeyi popularly known as Mr America, was killed in a ghastly motor accident on Sunday afternoon after his car collided with a truck along the Ogwashi-Uku/Asaba expressway.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to apply for the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, (FUNAAB) Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters and Doctor of Philosophy Degree Programmes admissions for the 2019/2020 academic session.
FUTO Batch C Postgraduate admission list for the 2019/2020 academic session has been published. All candidates who applied for admission into the postgraduate programmes of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) are advised to proceed to check if they have been offered admission.
Do you have sufficient financial resources or do you need a scholarship? The University of Stuttgart - Germany is offering a fully funded scholarship program to applicants who needs assistance in financing their studies.
Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Higher National Diploma (HND), Professional Diploma in Building Technology and Urban and Regional Planning programmes of the Polytechnic for the 2020/2021 Academic session.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into any of the under-listed programmes in the School of Part-Time Studies (SPTS) of the Polytechnic for 2020/2021 academic session.