Tonto Dike

Tonto Dikeh: Five Lesser Known Facts About The Star

Tonto Dikeh. One word, beauty; another word, sexy; another word, controversy; one last word, drama. Two words, iron lady. Tonto Dike is a stuff for encyclopedia pages. No, we dare not dwell on her many dramas. We would rather bring you five lesser-known facts, about the River-born actress. Some will say, a failed musician, but they […]

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University of Ibadan

University of Ibadan: Five Lesser Known Courses For You

The University of Ibadan is Nigeria’s first university, coming more than a dozen years before the country itself got independence. Mention any famous name from the First Republic and the odd favours the fact that there were in Ibadan. Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe, Flora Nwapa, Cyprian Ekwensi, Christopher Okigbo etc. Today, UI still leads on […]

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Dana Air

Dana Air: Five Must-Know Facts about the Airline

Dana Airlines Limited started operations in November 2008. Headquartered in Ikeji, they pride themselves as “The Smartest way to Fly”. In less than ten years of existence, Dana Air has created tons of news. They have become a well-known name even beyond the aviation industry. Here are five facts that you should know about. 1, […]

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Obasanjo's Letter to Buhari

Obasanjo’s Letter to Buhari: Five Things OBJ Didn’t Say

Bombshell. One word. In two words, letter bomb. And even these phrases may be inadequate to describe the freshly minted Obasanjo’s letter to Buhari. With PDP fumbling at their duty as opposition, with the media slow to go all out on Buhari; worst, with some members of his ruling party, APC, already singing Buhari’s name […]

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ABC Transport

ABC Transport: Five Facts You Need to Know

You must recall when, a couple of years ago, luxurious night plying buses with names with -Chukwu suffix, touts as conductors and “attachment” on the aisle, were the norm for travelling medium and long distances in Nigeria. Today, this Onitsha-based monopoly has been broken by a new generation of companies with a more organised way […]

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Uniuyo: Five Facts You Need to Know about the University

The University of Uyo, styled Uniuyo, is a third generation Federal university in Akwa Ibom State. The university was a conversion from the University of Cross River, Unicross, owned by the Old Cross River State that included present-day Cross River and Akwa Ibom States. The University became a Federally owned institution in 1991 and got […]

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Yabatech: Five Fast Facts You Need to Know About the College

Yaba College of Technology, colloquially known as Yabatech is arguably the most notable polytechnic in Nigeria. It is located in the centre of Lagos metropolis, it boasts of over 25,000-body of students and a respectable list of alumni. In a culture where polytechnic education is continually seen as the second choice when compared with universities, […]

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Frank Edwards

Frank Edwards: Five Lesser-Known Facts about the Star

Frank Edwards is a household name in the country’s music industry as a whole and arguably gospel music best-known art having won virtually all awards for the category including Song of the Year, Male Artist of the Year, and Best Vocal. Born on July 22, 1989, as Frank Ugochukwu Edwards, in Enugu, the artiste came […]

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Whogohost: Five Things Reviewers Say about the Hosting Site

Founded in 2007 by Opeyemi Awoyemi, WhoGoHost remained under Ennovate Nigeria until becoming an independent WhoGoHost Limited in 2011. WhoGoHost is a domain seller, an accredited .NG seller, a hosting company with reseller plans and site-building capacities. The company has an estimated 10,000 accounts in its database. There is a consensus among webmasters, tech reviewers […]

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Nigerian Politics: Five Speech Blunders Nigerians Have Forgiven Politicians

It was Chinua Achebe who said that the problem with Nigeria is leadership. His 1984 book The Trouble with Nigeria can be summed up in his introduction: “The trouble with Nigeria is simply and squarely a failure of leadership.” Achebe further opined that “There is nothing basically wrong with the Nigerian character.” It is hard […]

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Five Lesser-Known Members of the 1996 Olympic Winning Dream Team

Kanu Nwankwo, Jay Jay Okocha, Sunday Oliseh, Garba Lawal, Tijani Babangida, Daniel Omokachi, Emmanuel Amuneke, Taribo West are names that easily come to mind whenever you hear the dream team mentioned. There are eighteen players in all that Coach Bonfrere Jo led to glory in Atlanta. More than a dozen of them are household names […]

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Uniport: Five Figures You Didn’t Know Studied in the University 

Established in 1975, the University of Port Harcourt is one of the famous second generation universities in Nigeria. The university prides itself “For Enlightenment and Self-Reliance” and has largely lived up to this slogan in the caliber and size of its alumni. You probably know that names such as Goodluck Jonathan, Rotimi Amaechi, Timipre Sylva […]

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Flora Nwapa

Flora Nwapa: Five Must-Read Books of the Author

Sometimes referred to as the mother of African Literature, Florence Nwazuruahu Nkiru Nwapa has more than twenty book titles to her name. These include novels, novellas, short stories and children books. Flora Nwapa was born in Oguta in Imo State, on January 13, 1931, and earned a degree and a diploma from Universities of Ibadan […]

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