Posts Tagged “Award”

NIGERIAN ARTISTES DOMINATE LIST OF NOMINEES FOR AFRICA MUSIC AWARDS

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NIGERIAN ARTISTES DOMINATE LIST OF NOMINEES FOR AFRICA MUSIC AWARDS

The 3rd edition of the music awards, which is taking place in Lagos, South-west Nigeria, kicks off with jury members from different regions in Africa. Nigerian music seems to be dominating, as artists such as Aramide, Tiwa Savage, Shey Shay in the female category and Wizkid, Flavor and Tekno, in the male category, have topped the on-going…

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13-YEAR-OLD SETS NEW RECORD IN MATHS COMPETITION

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13-YEAR-OLD SETS NEW RECORD IN MATHS COMPETITION

Folashade Adebayo For solving 17 Maths questions in one minute, a pupil of Scholars Universal Secondary School, Ota, Ogun State, Oluwatunmise Idowu, has set a new record in the annual Cowbellpedia Mathematics Television quiz. Idowu, 13, set the new record when she slugged it out in the Group B stage of the on-going competition with…

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UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS STUDENTS DOMINATES THE UNESCO NATIONAL ESSAY COMPETITION

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UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS STUDENTS DOMINATES THE UNESCO NATIONAL ESSAY COMPETITION

University of Lagos, UNILAG students dominate United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) National Essay Competition. The Youth Orientation for Development a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Registered and Recognized as an implementing NGO with the Federal Ministry of Education and Federal Ministry of Youth Development) to commemorate UNESCO at 70 organized…

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STELLA DAMASUS WINS LEAD ACTRESS DIASPORA AWARD

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STELLA DAMASUS WINS LEAD ACTRESS DIASPORA AWARD

Nollywood actress Stella Damasus, who is presently residing abroad was honoured with the award for Lead Actress Diaspora at the African Culture Image Awards (ACI) 2016 held recently. The actress, clinched the award for the role she played in ‘Affairs of the heart’, beating the likes of Lola Alao, Ranti Alore, Laide Bakare, Doris Simeon,…

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Nigerian Journalist Wins BBC Komla Dumor Award

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Nigerian Journalist Wins BBC Komla Dumor Award

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), has announced that Nigerian presenter, Didi Akinyelure, has been awarded the second BBC World News Komla Dumor Award. Didi Akinyelure, who is described by the BBC as a journalist “with a passion for telling African stories,” started her career outside the media; beginning in the financial sector.   Didi has risen through…

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PEPSI LONGTHROAT CAMPAIGN WINS OAAN’S OVERALL GRAND PRIX AWARD

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PEPSI LONGTHROAT CAMPAIGN WINS OAAN’S OVERALL GRAND PRIX AWARD

The Longthroat creative beat 84 other brand entries to emerge the overall winner of the keenly contested Poster Awards. The brand also came tops in the Non-Alcoholic Drinks Category at the event.

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MOJI ADEYEYE: ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY PHARMACY PROFESSOR ELECTED AS NIGERIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCE FELLOW

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MOJI ADEYEYE: ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY PHARMACY PROFESSOR ELECTED AS NIGERIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCE FELLOW

A 40-year veteran of pharmacy, Adeyeye was recognized by NAS peers in part for her research for drugs to treat children with HIV/AIDS. That work includes a Nigeria-based clinical trial that has resulted in an invitation from the Federal Drug Administration to submit registration dossiers for two medications that could eventually be made available globally to millions of children with HIV/AIDS.

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NIGERIAN CAMPAIGNER, CAROLYN SEAMAN WINS US WORLD PULSE PRIZE

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NIGERIAN CAMPAIGNER, CAROLYN SEAMAN WINS US WORLD PULSE PRIZE

Seaman was the only African selected from 30 other women who recently participated in the World Pulse’s signature training program, Voices of Our Future.

The program provides an-intensive eight-week training in digital skills so that women worldwide may sharpen their vision and ignite change in their own communities.

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NIGERIAN COLONEL WINS 6 AWARDS, EMERGES BEST GRADUAND AT U.S. WAR COLLEGE

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NIGERIAN COLONEL WINS 6 AWARDS, EMERGES BEST GRADUAND AT U.S. WAR COLLEGE

In one of several letters conveying his choice for the various awards, the Commandant of the college, Maj.-Gen. William Rapp, described Mr. Nengite’s performance as “arguably one of the best in the international fellows programmes at the USAWC”.

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BRITISH MONARCH TO HONOUR 3 NIGERIANS WITH QUEEN’S YOUNG LEADERS AWARD

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BRITISH MONARCH TO HONOUR 3 NIGERIANS WITH QUEEN’S YOUNG LEADERS AWARD

As the Commonwealth celebrates The Queen’s 90th birthday, this year’s Award winners, including Olanrewaju Adeloye, Imrana Alhaji Buba, and Olumide Femi Makanjuola, all aged between 18 and 29 have been recognised by The Queen for taking the lead in transforming the lives of others and making a lasting difference in their communities. As a Queen’s Young Leader, they will be representing Nigeria as they join winners from 45 different Commonwealth countries in London for five days of high-level engagements, all designed to help them further their life-changing work.

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