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13-Year-Old Girl Forced To Marry Her 56-Year-Old Teacher

13-Year-Old Girl Forced To Marry Her 56-Year-Old Teacher

  “This 13-year-old girl has been forced to marry her 56-year-old Teacher in Kano (Photo)” A Qur’anic School teacher in Kurna Babban Layi area of Kano has perfected plans to marry off his 13-year-old daughter, Bilkisu, to his 56-year-old friend. [...]

December 28, 2016 Culture
Calabar Bikers

Calabar Bikers Carnival 2016 [PHOTOS/VIDEO]

The 2016 Calabar Carnival has being promising and aggregating to be the biggest as Bikers took the streets of Carnival by storm with their best of stunts. Ahead of tomorrow’s events, African Biggest Street party, different Bikers across the world [...]

December 28, 2016 Culture

Kids & Play takes sports devt to secondary schools

By Jude Opara A Non-Governmental Organisation, Kids and Play over the weekend in Abuja demonstrated a rare commitment to grassroots sports development when it inaugurated a multimillion Naira sports facility at the Government Secondary School (GSS), Yangoji, Kwali Area Council of [...]

December 11, 2016 Literature, What the papers say

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G: Court Dissolve Marriage In Osun As Woman Said Husband’s Half Salary Cannot Maintain A Family.

A Customary Court in Iwara-Ijesa, Osun State, Nigeria, has dissolved a 15 year old marriage, as Mrs Oluitan Folashade, had approached the court for divorce, saying her husband, Oluitan Abraham Adelusi’s half salary from his employment with the Osun state [...]

November 30, 2016 Culture, Geography, Societal issues
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti

If Nigeria Break, Only Igbos Can Survive – Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti has said that only Igbo people will be able to survive if Nigeria breaks up. Fayose said this Fayose stated this on Saturday, November 19 when the Ndigbo community in his state conferred him with [...]

November 21, 2016 Culture
IbomFest’ll Promote Foreign Investment

IbomFest’ll Promote Foreign Investment —Gov Emmanuel

UYO—Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has said that the state’s maiden heritage festival, tagged IbomFest 2016, will help attract foreign investments to the state. Speaking at the unveiling of the event at Government House, Uyo, Governor Emmanuel said: [...]

October 13, 2016 Culture
Chinua Achebe

Good Night, Prof Chinua Achebe. Quotes From Achebe…

[1] “No matter how prosperous a man was, if he was unable to rule his women and his children (and especially his women) he was not really a man.” [2] “A child’s fingers are not scalded by a piece of hot [...]

August 26, 2016 Literature
Kano Mass Marraige

Kano Govt Spends N238m on Mass Wedding – Gov Kwankwaso.

Kano Govt Spends N238m on Mass Wedding – Kano State Government said on Saturday it spent N238 million on the third batch of mass wedding for 1,000 couples in the state. Gov. Rabiu Kwankwaso announced this at a reception in honour of [...]

August 15, 2016 Culture
Chinua Achebe to be buried May 23

Chinua Achebe to be buried May 23 – South-East Governors By Emmanuel Uzodinma

Chinua Achebe to be buried May 23 – Governors of the South-East states on Sunday said the burial date of the late literary icon, Prof. Chinua Achebe has been fixed for May 23, 2013. Chairman of the forum and Anambra Governor, [...]

July 9, 2016 Literature
kano_mass_wedding

Sokoto: 140 People to be Joined In Mass Wedding

Sokoto – Over 140 people are to be sponsored for a mass wedding ceremony in Sokoto, the state commissioner for Youths and Sports Development, Alhaji Tsalha Sidi Mamman, disclosed yesterday. The commissioner said the state government would sponsor the event to [...]

June 30, 2016 Culture
2face

2Face A Wicked Man. ONLY God Will Judge you on What you Did to us.

by Amina Umar 2Face A Wicked Man. ONLY God Will Judge you on What you Did to us.- “I never knew or comprehend that Mr 2face Innocent Idibia had this spirit of Wickedness in him. We have been encouraging him even when [...]

May 3, 2016 Music and film
Prince Dies at 57

BREAKING – Prince Dies at 57: Iconic Musical Genius Found Dead in Paisley Park

Prince died earlier today (April 21) at age 57 at his Paisley Park home and studio, his publicist confirmed to the Associated Press. TMZ first reported the news. Gone But Not Forgotten: In Memoriam 2016 Prince was hospitalized last week [...]

April 21, 2016 Music and film
Benefits of Okro

This Plant Can Cure Asthma, Diabetes, High Cholesterol and Kidney Diseases

This plant is usually cultivated in warm and tropical regions. It can be consumed throughout the whole year and it can be eaten fried, cooked and boiled.       okra   We’re talking about the powerful okra. Okra contains [...]

April 17, 2016 Cuisine, Health issues
kano mass wedding

Another 1000 Women for Kano Mass Wedding

Another 1000 Women for Kano Mass Wedding – Kano Mass Wedding — The Kano State Hisbah Board said yesterday that it has concluded plans to marry off 1000 widows and divorcees in the third batch of its mass marriage program aimed [...]

March 2, 2016 Culture
The Legend Chinua Achebe i

Achebe’s Last Employer, Brown University, Mourns; Plans Memorial On Late Writer’s Life

Brown University, where foremost novelist, Prof Chinua Achebe, worked until his death last night, says it would organize a memorial in honour of one of its most valuable faculty member in history. A statement from the university described the late [...]

July 24, 2015 Literature
chinua achebe is dead

Chinua Achebe Is Dead, 16 November 1930 -21 March, 2013

Chinua Achebe Is Dead, 16 November 1930 -21 March, 2013 – Nigerian Prolific Writer, Professor Chinua Achebe is reported dead. Hope For Nigeria was informed that the author of ‘Things Fall Apart’, died last night in a privates Hospital in Boston,Massachusetts. Chinua Achebe [...]

July 21, 2015 Literature
Nigerian doll

Nigerian doll ‘Queen of Africa’ outsells Barbie

There’s a fresh Barbie around. She’s a princess, she’s black, she dons conventional African outfits – and she’s not actually a Barbie. Developed by a Nigerian person, Taofick Okoya, seven years back following he couldn’t find a black colored doll [...]

February 9, 2015 Africa, Culture
Elvis lives on in music, culture as supporters celebrate his 80th birthday

Elvis lives on in music, culture as supporters celebrate his 80th birthday

Elvis lives on in music, culture as supporters celebrate his 80th birthday – On Thursday, Elvis Presley would have been 80 years old. A celebration that will be marked along with several days of celebration in Memphis, Tennessee located at his [...]

January 8, 2015 International, Music and film
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

CHINUA Achebe at 82 – We Remember Differently

In this piece, Chimamanda Adichie extols Chinua Achebe at 82 I have met Chinua Achebe only three times. The first, at the National Arts Club in Manhattan, I joined the admiring circle around him. A gentle-faced man in a wheelchair. “Good [...]

December 24, 2014 Literature
Zinno Orara exhibits: Award winning artist & Nigeria’s most celebrated painters

Zinno Orara exhibits: Award winning artist & Nigeria’s most celebrated painters

Zinno Orara exhibits: Award winning artist & Nigeria’s most celebrated painters  – Award winning artist and one of Nigeria’s most celebrated painters, Zinno Orara on Friday, 5th of December 2014, opened an eight-day exhibition of his works to the delight [...]

December 8, 2014 Africa, Literature
Nigerian Costume to Represent Oxford Int’l Education

Nigerian Costume to Represent Oxford Int’l Education

Nigerian Costume to Represent Oxford Int’l Education – The British English Olympics, that has been for 8 years, is totally new to Africa as no student has previously represented the continent till the latest franchise granted Crested Crane Travels and Tours. [...]

December 8, 2014 Culture
The annual cultural cum tourism programme 2014 edition of the Ondo State Government, Mare Festival, has been set for the 11th to 13th of December.

Ondo State Government Announces Dec 11 for Mare Festival

Ondo State Government Announces Dec 11 for Mare Festival –  The annual cultural cum tourism programme 2014 edition of the Ondo State Government, Mare Festival, has been set for the 11th to 13th of December. The state’s Commissioner for Information,  [...]

December 1, 2014 Culture
Imo State Film Academy Building Collapsed

Imo State Film Academy Building Collapsed

Imo State Film Academy Building Collapsed – The Imo State film academy has collapsed just days after its commission. Headed by actress Nkiru Sylvanus, the academy’s building reportedly collapsed because of the use of substandard materials in its construction. The state’s [...]

December 1, 2014 General, Music and film
Bello Receiving Price

OMO BELLO BECOMES A LAUREATE OF THE PARIS INTERNATIONAL OPERA COMPETITION.

Omo Bello – First  prize winner of the Luciano Pavarotti Singing Competition [wpevp id=”evp-9e92bfcf00398a8795e18a5144fd7ed4-wrap” class=”evp-video-wrap” imgsrc=”” src=”http://video.hopefornigeriaonline.com/framework.php?div_id=evp-9e92bfcf00398a8795e18a5144fd7ed4&id=bHVjaWFuby1wYXZhcm90dGktY29tcGV0aXRpb24tYXdhcmRzLW9tby1iZWxsby12aWRlby0xLmZsdg%3D%3D&v=1416184206&profile=default” type=”Init” init=”bHVjaWFuby1wYXZhcm90dGktY29tcGV0aXRpb24tYXdhcmRzLW9tby1iZWxsby12aWRlby0xLmZsdg==%%LBRACKET%%evp-9e92bfcf00398a8795e18a5144fd7ed4%%RBRACKET%%” description=”Omo Bello – In the just concluded Paris International Opera Competition, Omo Bello won the first prize in the general category, the [...]

November 17, 2014 Music and film

Robert Mugabe: White farmers in Zimbabwe must go

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has called on the remaining white farmers in his country to cede land to black people. “We say no to whites owning our land and they should go,” Mr Mugabe told his supporters at a [...]

July 4, 2014 Culture
Nigerian Caps

How to Wear Nigerian Cap with “SWAGGER”

Africa Fashion – essential to any traditional Nigerian outfit, but often overlooked by international fashion design…. [...]

June 8, 2014 Culture
DJ Sax

Meet Nigeria’s Youngest Saxophonist

Meet Nigeria’s Youngest Saxophonist – Witness the interview about the Nigeria’s youngest Saxophonist – DJ Sax! – that has played for 2Face, the Presidency, and many more! [...]

June 8, 2014 Music and film

Crossover: Africa closely watching China’s two sessions

Now let’s turn to our Africa studio, where our anchor Peninah Karibe has more. African countries are now keenly watching the developments of the two sessions in Beijing, to determine how China’s policies and priorities will impact African affairs and [...]

March 6, 2014 Culture

Kelly Rowland spends Valentine’s Day with fiancé Tim Witherspoon in Nigeria

American Music Star, Kelly Rowland and her Manager cum fiancé, Tim Witherspoon arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos on Thursday, 13th February, 2014. Kelly is in Lagos for Darey Art-Alade‘s Love Like a Movie II: Love Roller [...]

February 14, 2014 General, Music and film

D’Banj – I’m Going Into Farming

D’Banj, Nigeria’s pop music star said that he is considering delving into full scale farming to help fight poverty and encourage many African youths to embrace agriculture as a means of livelihood. He was also made the organisation’s face of 2014 Year [...]

January 29, 2014 General, Music and film

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