Biographies

Biographies

50 Fascinating Facts About Tyler Perry: From Living In His Car To Owning A Studio And Hanging Out With Oprah

50 Fascinating Facts About Tyler Perry: From Living In His Car To Owning A Studio And Hanging Out With Oprah

September 16, 2019

50 Fascinating Facts About Tyler Perry: From Living In His Car To Owning A Studio And Hanging Out With Oprah

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Althea Gibson: The Pioneering Champion America Forgot

Althea Gibson: The Pioneering Champion America Forgot

August 26, 2019

Althea Gibson: The Pioneering Champion America Forgot By Jonathan Jurejko BBC Sport in New York “Everything was white. The balls, the clothes, the socks, the shoes, the people. Ev-ery-thing.” Billie Jean King grimaces as she slowly emphasises that final word. The American tennis great is describing how the US National Championships – the forerunner of […]

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Chloe Anthony Wofford ‘Toni’ Morrison (1931-2019)

Chloe Anthony Wofford ‘Toni’ Morrison (1931-2019)

August 19, 2019

Chloe Anthony Wofford ‘Toni’ Morrison (1931-2019) By Guardian Editorial Board One of the most iconic figures in the history of American, African-American Literature, an activist on identity and cultural politics of the Black people of America Chloe Anthony Wofford ‘Toni’ Morrison passed on recently after a chequered life and career as a mother, novelist, essayist, […]

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THE BOLDEST MAN IN NIGERIA

THE BOLDEST MAN IN NIGERIA

July 15, 2019

THE BOLDEST MAN IN NIGERIA There are many stereotypes in the world that often tell us all we know about many tribes, nations and races. In Nigeria, people from the South East are often tagged as individuals who can do anything for money by those from the South West. Those from the South West are […]

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Mohamed Morsi

Mohamed Morsi

June 18, 2019

Mohamed Morsi Former president of Egypt and leading figure in the Muslim Brotherhood whose stubborn Islamist policies brought protesters on to the streets By Trevor Mostyn Although in 2012 Mohamed Morsi became Egypt’s first democratically elected president, a year later he was overthrown by the military and held in prison on a series of convictions. […]

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Jay-Z Biography

Jay-Z Biography

June 4, 2019

Jay-Z Biography Rapper, Music Producer, Entrepreneur (1969–) In addition to his award-winning hip-hop albums, Jay-Z is known for an array of successful business interests, as well as his marriage to singer Beyoncé. Who is Jay-Z? Born Shawn Corey Carter in New York City on December 4, 1969, Jay-Z grew up in Brooklyn’s drug-infested Marcy Projects. […]

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Who Sold Nigeria To The British For £865k In 1899?

May 27, 2019

Who Sold Nigeria To The British For £865k In 1899? By Cheta Nwanze This is the story of the first oil war, which was fought in the 19th century, in the area that became Nigeria. All through the 19th century, palm oil was highly sought-after by the British, for use as an industrial lubricant for […]

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All About Atiku Abubakar

All About Atiku Abubakar

May 20, 2019

All About Atiku Abubakar Atiku Abubakar GCON (born 25 November 1946) is a Nigerian politician, businessman, philanthropist and presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party at the 2019 Nigerian general election. He served as the 11th vice-president of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007 under the presidency of Olusegun Obasanjo. In 1998 he was elected Governor […]

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From left to right - Major Hassan Usman Katsina, Lt. Col. Adekunle Fajuyi, Major General Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi, Lt. Col. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu and Lt. Col. David Akpode Ejoor

The Warrior Of The Middle Ground

May 6, 2019

From left to right – Major Hassan Usman Katsina, Lt. Col. Adekunle Fajuyi, Major General Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi, Lt. Col. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu and Lt. Col. David Akpode Ejoor

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Beyoncé Knowles

Beyoncé Knowles

April 21, 2019

Beyoncé Knowles Singer (1981–) Beyoncé Knowles is a multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning recording artist who’s acclaimed for her thrilling vocals, videos and live shows. Who Is Beyoncé Knowles? Born in Houston, Texas, Beyoncé Knowles first captured the public’s eye as lead vocalist of the R&B group Destiny’s Child. She later established a solo career with her […]

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