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Progressives Leaders Association opens Igbo language school in South Africa

NDIGBO children in South Africa can now be taught in Igbo language after the Progressives Leaders Association (Pila) decided to open a school in the country and has already enrolled 16 pupils in its first intake.


Pila is an organisation which sponsors an Igbo language school in the US and now is expanding its base. Chima Umealo, the coordinator of Pila in South Africa, said the group’s aim was to secure the Igbo language and ensure it would not be extinct.


Two Chibok girls visit White House where they read out a letter to President Trump

TWO of the freed Government Girls Secondary Chibok pupils who escaped from the custody of Boko Haram when their classmates were abducted in April 2014 were hosted by President Donald Trump over the weekend.



Katsina man remanded in custody for hypnotising and having carnal knowledge of seven married women

KATSINA Senior Magistrates Court has remanded Sani Idris of Maska village in Funtua Local Government Area in custody after he was arraigned for allegedly hypnotising and having sexual intercourse with seven married women.



Church of England to vote on holding special services for transgenders at it general synod

BRITAIN's Church of England’s governing body is due to vote on whether special services should be held for transgender people as part of its ongoing programme to reach out to marginalised groups and attract more worshippers.



Nollywood actress Sylvia Edem says she wants to marry a white man because Nigerian men are not faithful

NOLLYWOOD actress Sylvia Edem has revealed that she can only marry a white man ruling out the possibility of tying the knot with a Nigerian husband because she would not be able to live with their infidelity.



Northern political leaders begin screening 12 candidates after it emerges Buhari will be unfit to run in 2019

POLITICAL leaders from across northern Nigeria have begun screening a shortlist of 12 candidates in the hope of finding a suitable candidate for the 2019 presidential elections amid signs that President Muhammadu Buhari will not be well enough to stand.



Trump pledges $121 towards feeding refugees made homeless by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria

PRESIDENT Donald Trump has promised to pay out the sum of $639m to help feed people facing starvation across Africa including the victims of the recent Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria.


Saudi Arabian women's rights activists reveals how she was jailed for driving a motorcar

SAUDI Arabian women's rights activist Manal Al-Sharif has revealed that she was jailed for none days in 2011 after being found guilty of contravening the country's strict ban on female driving.


Thousands turn out in southeast London to enjoy fifth Igbo Festival of Arts and Culture

THOUSANDS of Nigerians celebrated the fifth Igbo Festival of Arts and Culture in London yesterday in what was a highly colourful carnival characterised with entertainment and impressive cultural displays.



UK diasporans enjoy community reach-out programme at London high commission

DOZENS of UK diasporans gathered for a special networking cocktail party at the high commission in London yesterday tagged Community Reach Out organised by the Central Association of Nigerians in the UK (Canuk).




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