People & Politics

Top 10 Longest Serving Presidents In Nigeria’s History (Updated)

After independence in 1960, Nigerian indigenous presidents started controlling the affairs of the country. In this write-up, you will be informed about the Top 10 Longest Serving Presidents In Nigeria's History. 1. General Yakubu Gowon Duration: 8 years, 362 days Gowon...

Remembering Chinua Achebe: Top 12 Chinua Achebe’s Quotes

​ Chinua Achebe is known all over the world as Africa's most widely read Novelist. His first novel Things Fall Apart which he wrote in 1958, is the most widely read book in modern African literature. It has sold over...

Top 10 Richest People In Nigeria – Forbes 2017

According to Forbes, the below people are the richest people in Nigeria for 2017. Full list of richest people in Nigeria ​​ 1. Aliko Dangote Net Worth: $12.5 billion Aliko Dangote is not just the richest man in Nigeria, he is also...

20 Inspirational Quotes From The Wealthiest Africans

In the spirit of self-motivation, here are 20 inspirational quotes from a few members of Forbes Richest Africans. 20 Inspirational Quotes From The Wealthiest Africans 1. Aliko Dangote (Nigeria) ​ "If you don't have ambition, you shouldn't be alive". – Aliko Dangote 2....

Meet the 10 Geniuses Nominated for the 2017 Innovation Prize for Africa

The African Innovation Foundation has announced the top 10 nominees who will be contending for the 2017 Innovation Prize for Africa , to be awarded in Accra, Ghana on 18th July 2017. And as expected Nigerians top the list...

Forbes Africa List Of 30 Under 30 Most Promising Young African Entrepreneurs 2017

Every year Forbes Africa publishes the Forbes Africa 30 under 30 list, one of the most prestigious lists one can make as an entrepreneur, and it creates much anticipation and excitement across the continent. The highly competitive list highlights and...

Dr. Tedros Adhanom: First African To Be Elected As The Director-General of WHO

In January 2016, the twenty-sixth ordinary session of the Assembly of the African Union endorsed Dr. Tedros Adhanom candidature for the next election of the Director-General of the World Health Organisation as a sole African candidate. On 23 May...

These 5 Nigerian Billionaires Can End Poverty In The Country

Oxfam Inequality Report– As quoted by Forbes, Oxfam analysis has suggested that Nigerian billionaires can well tackle extreme poverty in the country. ​ It is true that the government has the first responsibility of making poverty alleviation a reality in Nigeria....

7 Beautiful Models With Disabilities From Around The World

Although it is not a very common sight -for now- there are many courageous human beings around the world who have a successfull career as fashion models regardless of their disability. This list includes those courageous models with disabilities who...

10 Little-Known Facts About The Nigerian Civil War

The Nigerian Civil War (Biafra war) - A war fought to counter the secession of Biafra from Nigeria -  was a brutal war. Men raised their weapons against their countrymen, and they slaughtered one another in one of the...
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South Carolina Negro Act of 1740: The Code that Prohibited Enslaved Africans from Learning to Read

Passed by the South Carolina Assembly on the 10th of May, 1740, the Negro Act was a comprehensive set...
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