Thursday, October 23, 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Abdul-Ganiyu Ambali, has announced that for the first time in history, a Nigerian university
was ranked 20th in Africa and 1,842nd in the world."I am happy to restate that a remarkable thing happened to the Nigerian university system this year, courtesy of UNILORIN.
The professor of veterinary medicine, who spoke with reporters in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, on the institution's 30th convocation lecture, said the latest ranking of international colleges and universities placed the university first in Nigeria, 20th in Africa and the 1,842nd in the world.
"Last year, we became the 2nd most preferred university in Nigeria and this year we became the number one choice of applicants with over 105,000 applicants, the second most preferred university having 74,000 applicants."
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been jailed for five years for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Judge Thokozile Masipa, issuing the ruling in court in Pretoria, also gave Pistorius a three-year suspended sentence for a firearms charge.
Judge Masipa has ruled in a trial that has captured public attention in South Africa and beyond Pistorius, 27, an amputee sprinter who became the first athlete to compete in the Olympic and Paralympic Games, killed Ms Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year.
Last month, Judge Masipa cleared Pistorius of murder, but convicted him of culpable homicide, saying he had been negligent.
Source: BBC News
Monday, October 20, 2014
It seems like this month is lovers month not February because the rate at which all this Nigerian Celebrity Men are celebrating their wives no be small oo. Very encouraging.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared Nigeria Ebola free, after a 42 day period with no new cases.
On Friday, the UN health agency declared Senegal free of Ebola after it passed the 42 day landmark.
In all, eight people died out of 20 confirmed cases in Nigeria's biggest city, Lagos, and the oil hub of Port Harcourt, while nearly 900 people were monitored for signs of the disease.
Have waited for hours just to know what Rita Dominic wore. I guess I don't need to wait no more because my dear Rita Dominic never disappoints me when it comes to fashion. Nice one Miss.