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Akede Eko! Vibrant Yoruba Language Newspaper In History

The Akede Eko newspaper was founded in 1927 by Isaac Babalola Thomas who also doubled as editor of the newspaper. The Akede Eko Newspaper (which means Lagos Herald) was a bilingual Yoruba- English newspaper that made impact in Nigeria’s media landscape in the late 1920s, according to oldnaija.com. The newspaper was sold for three pence. Its pages consisted mainly of […]

List of Top Most Vibrant Yoruba Language Newspapers In Nigeria

Yoruba language newspapers are among leading local language newspapers in Nigeria. They constitute a major pillar in the development of newspapers in Nigeria. The first Nigerian newspaper was a Yoruba language newspaper, Iwe Irohin, which was also the first indigenous language newspaper in Africa. It was established in 1859. The media landscape of Nigeria has a […]

Man Nabbed For Disguising To Take Entrance Exam For Woman, Can’t Be Punished Because It’s Not A Crime In That Country

A young man in Bolivia was recently caught in an exam hall after he disguised as a woman to take University entrance examination for a female candidate. Luckily for the young man who is a student of Universidad Mayor de San Miguel, in Cochabamba, Bolivia , impersonating a candidate in an entrance exam is not a […]

Is This ‘Good Taste’ In Bad Taste? Giant Advert Billboard In Owerri Animal Rights Activists Might Not Like

Organizations are adopting several creative ways to promote their products and services. But some adverts look so weird that you wonder whether it is actually creativity or the advertiser forgot that some adverts could backfire due to disturbing choice of contents. If you’re an animal rights activist you might definitely take a second look at […]

Breaking! ASUU Suspends Strike, Directs Members To Resume Work Friday

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suspended its three-month old nation-wide strike, directing its members to resume work tomorrow (Friday). This came after the Union reached agreement with the Federal Government after a meeting held between the two groups on Thursday. The information was contained on ASUU’s Twitter handle, @ASUUNGR on Thursday evening: […]

Strike! ASUU Considers Students That Might Be Disenfranchised In Upcoming Elections As It Consults Zonal Chapters

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said that it would consider millions of students that maybe disenfranchised from the upcoming general elections while consulting with its zonal chapters on strike update. The union pointed out that it was consulting with its zonal chapters amid the lingering industrial action. In a series of tweets […]

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