University of Nigeria (UNN – Nsukka) News

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Left)

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on what Americans get wrong about Africa (Video)

Chimamanda Adichie is vocal about many things and African literature ranks highly on that list.

Sola David-Borha, CEO, Rest of Africa, Standard Bank Group. Credit: saharaweeklyng.com

Sola David-Borha appointed Standard Bank Group Africa CEO, Yinka Sanni appointed Stanbic IBTC Holdings CEO & Demola Sogunle appointed Stanbic IBTC Bank CEO

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest bank by assets, has appointed Sola David-Borha as the CEO (Rest of Africa) of Standard Bank Group effective January 19th, 2017.

Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, Director-General of Nigeria's National Pension Commission (PenCom)

Where next for Nigeria's economy? Chinelo Anohu-Amazu Nigeria's PenCom DG weighs in (Video)

The Director-General of Nigeria‘s National Pension Commission (PenCom) Chinelo Anohu-Amazu discusses pension contribution plans and the country’s economy.

Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, incoming Group Managing Director of NNPC

Nigeria appoints former ExxonMobil Vice Chairman Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu as Group Managing Director of state oil firm NNPC

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu as the Group Managing Director of the state oil firm, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on the World of African Literature

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the best-selling Nigerian author, wants American readers to know that African writers don’t just write about Africa’s problems.

Chinua Achebe. Image credit: newafricanmagazine.com

2 years later: Remembering Chinua Achebe, Nigeria's world-renowned literary icon

It has been two years since the passing of the world-renowned Nigerian literary icon and social critic, Chinua Achebe. The man of letters passed on January 21st, 2013 in a Boston hospital after a brief illness, leaving many Nigerians in shock and rattling the literary world.

Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe: An interview with the Paris Review

Chinua Achebe was born in Eastern Nigeria in 1930. He went to the local public schools and was among the first students to graduate from the University of Ibadan. After graduation, he worked for the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation as a radio producer and Director of External Broadcasting, and it was during this period that he began his writing career.

Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sogato Strategies LLC and former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria

Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and Sogato CEO, appointed Professor at Tufts University's Fletcher School

Dr. Kingsley Moghalu has been appointed as a Professor of Practice in International Business and Public Policy at Tufts University’s Fletcher School effective July 1, 2015.

Modernism in mid-20th-century drawings from Nigeria: Left, Uche Okeke’s “Design for Iron Work I,” from 1959; and “Okpaladike and his Obu,” from 1961. Credit Courtesy of the artist and Skoto Gallery

Art Review: Modernism in mid-20th-century drawings from Nigeria's Uche Okeke

Histories of Modernism are constantly changing as scholars come to realize its global breadth and local particularities.

Nicky Newton-King, CEO, Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)

African Women To Watch: Capital Markets (Video)

Stock markets across Africa have made steady progress across the last decade. Since 2002, Africa’s five leading exchanges have tripled the combined market capitalization of listed companies.