History was made on Friday 01 July 2022, when the first ship to ever berth at the new Lekki Deep Seaport arrived. The vessel “ZHEN HUA 28,” left Shanghai, China, on 17 May 2022, and arrived at Lekki Deep Sea Port at 13:29 hours Nigerian time on Friday 01 July 2022. ZHEN HUA 28 deliveredContinue reading “MAKING HISTORY: Lekki Deep Sea Port Welcomes First Ship!”
Secretary-General of the United Nations Organization, Mr. António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres, arrived Nigeria for a 2-day official visit on Tuesday 03 May 22. This is the third leg of his West African tour, following his earlier visits to neighbouring Niger Republic and Senegal. On Tuesday, His aircraft landed at the Maiduguri International Airport inContinue reading “PHOTO NEWS: United Nations Sec-Gen Guterres On 1st Visit To Nigeria”
The 7 Wonders of the ancient world were very impressive artistic and architectural constructions in ancient times that were viewed with amazement. They are listed below: 1. GREAT PYRAMID OF GIZA IN EGYPT (AFRICA) This is the oldest in the list and the only one still standing today. It was constructed as a sepulchre forContinue reading “AMAZING WORLD 1: Seven Wonders Of The Ancient World”
On Tuesday 22 March 2022, history was made in Nigeria when President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated the new $2.5bn Dangote Fertilizer Plant located in Lekki, Lagos State. With capacity of 3 million metric tonnes, it is the largest Granulated Urea Fertilizer complex in Africa and 2nd largest in the world. The plant occupies 500 hectares ofContinue reading “DID YOU KNOW (18)? Nigeria Is Now Exporting Fertilizers!”
Saturday 28 February 1987: Faith Michael née Ikidi (Nigerian footballer who plays as a defender for Piteå IF of the Swedish Damallsvenskan and the Nigeria women’s national team) was born in Port-Harcourt of Rivers State, Nigeria.
Saturday 18 February 1939: Claude Eleme Ake (late Nigerian political scientist/economist and visiting professor to Yale University) was born in Omoku of present-day Rivers State, Nigeria.
Sunday 14 February 1932: Stephen Oladipupo Olaore Owomoyela aka “Orlando Owoh” (late Nigerian highlife musician and band leader) was born in Osogbo of Osun State, Nigeria.
Friday 12 February 1998: Julius Efosa Aghahowa (Nigerian former professional footballer striker known for his pace and his back-flips whenever he scored goals) was born in Benin City of Edo State, Nigeria.
Tuesday 9 February 2010: Nigeria’s National Assembly passed a resolution making Dr. Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan acting president of the country, by invoking the ‘doctrine of necessity’.
Thursday 8 February 2007: Nigeria, Benin and Togo formed a new regional body aimed at fast-tracking integration of their economies. The body, known as the Co-Prosperity Alliance Zone (COPAZ), was formally inaugurated following a mini-summit of Presidents Olusegun Matthew Okikiola Aremu Obasanjo of Nigeria, Boni Thomas Yayi of Benin and Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe of Togo.