8 Ways You Should Never Describe Yourself in a Job Application

May 8, 2017, 12:03 am 0

Is your resume full of adjectives? Does your cover letter describe you in five different ways? How do you respond when an interviewer asks you to describe yourself? Make sure that the words you use to represent yourself as a candidate fo....

Six of the Longest Words in English

March 23, 2017, 2:20 am 0

Yes, this article is about some of the longest English words on record. No, you will not find the very longest word in English in this article. That one word would span about fifty-seven pages. It’....

Productivity: Quit Sabotaging Yourself With These 10 Bad Habits

March 15, 2017, 2:42 am 0

You are the sum of your habits. When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. Th....

Top 20 Most Powerful Countries In The World Right Now

March 13, 2017, 12:40 am 0

There are many ways to tell where the countries of the world stand on a global scale. Usually, the main measure is the money and budget the countries have available, while it is also good to look at their education system and their healthcare qual....

FRSC, LAMATA Educates students, professionals on safe road usage

February 22, 2017, 10:10 pm 0

  The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) educates students on the need to be conscious as pedestrians and motorist to avert road accident.  This was said at the w....

God is interested in our academics - UNILAG 5.0 best grads

February 20, 2017, 3:10 am 0

The two female 5.0 overall best graduates at the recently-held 2016 convocation of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Omotoye Oyoindamola and Bankole Taiwo, have attributed their academic achievement to God describing Him as the secret to their suc....

Something Tells Me

February 16, 2017, 12:35 am 0

It's a quasi-world in school! Fake lives! Fake jobs! Fake activities! Fake everything! You wake up go to class, return, refresh, hangout or like me go to church, read... and then cycle continues. ....

'Kidnappers Shot Iba Monarch’s Wife Thrice' – Consultant Surgeon Testifies

February 10, 2017, 12:25 pm 0

A prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of four men charged with the kidnapping of the traditional ruler of Iba in Lagos State, Oba Goriola Oseni, on Friday told an Igbosere High Court that the monarch....

Job Hunting: 31 Attention-Grabbing Cover Letter Tips

February 3, 2017, 3:08 pm 0

theglobe.ng  posts weekly job hunting tips ... subscribe to our newsletter!   Start With a Passion Many companies say that they’re looking for people who not only have the skills to do....

​​​​​​​Part 1: Greatest Streaks in Sports History

January 27, 2017, 4:37 am 0

Part 1: Greatest streaks in sports history: From Real to Boston Celtic coupled with the Invincible Federer Real Madrid (Soccer)....

Breaking: Traffic Blockade on Abuja - Lokoja Road After Police Shot Motorist Over N50

January 26, 2017, 1:35 am 0

Total traffic blockade on both sides of the Abuja - Lokoja road. Unconfirmed report at Kwali states that the incident happened when the driver of a commercial vehicle was shot dead when he refused to part with the demanded N50,00 bribe from the Po....

Job Search Tips: 12 Google Interview Questions

January 22, 2017, 11:25 pm 0

Google used to have really embarrassing hiring practices. Here are some of the 140 questions a Seattle job coach Lewis Lin put together,  a list of 140 questions his clients were asked by Google.… 1. How many golf balls can....

4 Interview Questions To Help You See The Truth In Every Candidate

January 18, 2017, 1:47 am 0

I want to become a better interviewer. In fact, I’m quite obsessed with it at the moment. The irony of this is that for the longest time, I placed little or no value whatsoever in the practice of interviewing … I honestly didn’t think it was....

Kwara Shouldn't Be Disrespected Because of Saraki But Respected Because of Idiagbon

January 7, 2017, 2:48 am 0

By Ayekooto Akindele Just like Gowon, Buhari was removed shortly after Idiagbon left the country for Saudi Arabia. IBB and C....

BBC to Broadcast in Pidgin,Yoruba, Igbo in 2017

December 15, 2016, 12:01 pm 0

From Left to Right: BBC Project Manager, Sarah Ansah; Head of Department, Mass Communication of University of Lagos, Dr Sunday Oloruntola; and BBC Editorial Lead,  Bilikisu Labaran at the event after the Interacti....

Chelsea Remain at the Top, Vardy Hatrick Condemns Man City

December 13, 2016, 2:04 am 0

Chelsea Remain at the Top, Vardy Hatrick condemned Man City to two Successive Loss and Arsenal Comeback against Stoke City to Stay within 3 point to the Top. A late Diego Costa goal secure Chelsea ninth successive wins and make the....

OpenConHost: Africa Neeeds to Take Giant Stride to Surpass Other Continents

December 7, 2016, 9:42 pm 0

The Host for the 2016 OpenCon Conference to be held in Lagos, Mr. Adisa Boluwatife, asserted that the reason why Africa is not innovating enough is because policy makers don't encourage research through their activities. Adisa,....

Sleep, Good for Healing and the Repair of Heart and Blood Vessels

December 7, 2016, 9:23 pm 0

From Wikipedia,sleep is a naturally recurring state of mind and body characterized by altered consciousness, relatively inhibited sensory activity, inhibition of nearly all voluntary muscles, and reduced interactions with surroundings.It is disti....

Music Is Important To The Promotion Of Peace and Unity- Sultan Abubakar

October 8, 2016, 12:05 am 0

As part of  moves  aimed at promoting religious tolerance and peace  across Nigeria e, Nigeria's Music superstar  Innocent Idibia also known  2Baba on the 4th of October,, visited Sokoto State. Following a boisterous welcome on....

Cameroonian Legend Rigobert Song Dies In Paris Hospital

October 7, 2016, 11:55 pm 0

Former Cameroonian Football Captain, Rogobert Song has died at the age of 40 from complications  which arose from a cerebral storke which he suffered in hiis native Cameroon earlier in the week. He suffered a stroke on October 3 and was....

MTN N500M BRIBE: Buhari’s Chief Of Staff Writes EFCC, ICPC

October 7, 2016, 11:41 pm 0

Indications have emerged that the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari has written to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) over a....

APC feud: Fayose Defends Tinubu, Calls For Yoruba Unity

October 7, 2016, 11:31 pm 0

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has condemned the alleged conspiracy against the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, by some elements in his party, saying the “humiliation of Tinubu is as good as the ....

Naira To rebound against Dollar Next Week

October 7, 2016, 11:27 pm 0

The  Nigerian naira is expected to stabilise on the parallel market after international money transfer agencies started selling dollars to Bureau De Change operators in line with the Central Bank of Nigeria directive. “We have started....

Lagos School Kiidnapping: Abductors demand ransoms for kidnapped pupils, teachers

October 7, 2016, 11:23 pm 0

The kidnappers who abducted four pupils, teacher and Vice-Principal of Lagos Junior Model College, Igbonla, Epe, have contacted the families of the victims demanding  ransoms. They also warned the family members, however, not to sta....

We Will End Boko Haram Insurgency – Nig Army

October 6, 2016, 5:26 am 0

The Nigerian Army is confident that Boko Haram terrorism in northeast will end soon following successes in recent operations against the insurgents. According to the the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major Gen Lucky Irabor,....

Four Firms Linked to Mrs Jonathan Plead Guilty to $15m Fraud Charge

September 16, 2016, 5:49 am 0

Four companies, Pluto Properties and Investment Company, Seagate Property Development Company, Trans Ocean Property and Investment Company Ltd, and Avalon Global Property Ltd, all of which allegedly have links with former First Lady, Dame Patient ....

Heart-stopping Moment a Man Tried Suicide By swan Diving From the Sixth Floor

September 7, 2016, 2:36 am 0

This is the heart-stopping moment a man apparently tried to commit suicide by swan diving from the sixth floor of an office block. Horrified onlookers could be heard screaming as he plummeted towards the earth bound for what looked like....

Nigeria Needs new legal Framework to Combat Counterfeiting

September 5, 2016, 4:40 am 0

By Miftaudeen Raji, UNILAG  The acting director-general of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Mrs Yetunde Oni, has explained the need for a new legal framework in a bid to tame the tide of substandard....

Why Journalists Should Employ Positive Narrative in Crime Reportage - Lagos CP

September 5, 2016, 4:22 am 0

By Miftaudeen Rji, UNILAG The commissioner of police in Lagos state.  Mr. Fatai Owoseni has advocated a new dimension to crime reporting by the Nigerian press. The police boss has also appealed to the Nigerian students and the....

War of Words Between Nigerians and Kenyans Over Facebook Founder Visit

September 1, 2016, 11:46 pm 0

It was war of the words on twitter yesterday between Nigerians and Kenyans over Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg’s visit to both countries and a debate on which country’s food he preferred. Nigerian jollof rice or Kenyans native food. Read mo....

Ex-Govs Akpabio, Amaechi, Suntai Received Billions in Waivers to Buy Aircraft, 200 BMW Cars

September 1, 2016, 5:03 am 0

While they held sway in their respective states, three former governors of Akwa Ibom, Rivers and Taraba received waivers to buy different ranges of aircrafts that included a Bombardier private jet and a Bell 407 Helicopter - PREMIUM....

The Man Who Named His Dog Buhari - Reuben Abati

August 26, 2016, 4:32 pm 0

oe Fortemose Chinakwe, the man who named his dog after President Muhammadu Buhari is right now probably regretting his decision to honour his dog with the name of a m....

Theresa May, Melaye And The Leader’s Wife, by Reuben Abati

July 16, 2016, 4:48 am 0

“Have you been to Bourdillon? Or rather I should ask when are you going to Bourdillon?” “What’s happening?” “I hear people are paying solidarity visits to the Tinubus to express their dismay over Senator Dino Melaye....

WS @ 82: “Politically Correct Ideas vs. Cultural Openness” by Lakunle Jaiyesimi

July 16, 2016, 3:10 am 0

WS, Your sundry hoary strands Stand as beacons To navigators cruising from all seafronts To the island of bliss, astuteness, scarred proficiencies and maneuvers that beat fulfillment without animosity, without lu....

Reuben Abati's Tribute To Bukky Ajayi , OJB Jezreel, And The Lessons

July 11, 2016, 5:03 am 0

wo lives lost recently in the creative industry convey useful messages in terms of the import of their careers and the circumstances of their departure: the elderly actress, simply known as Bukky Ajayi, and the music entrepreneur, multi-talented a....

Nigeria’s Strange Business of Corpses By Okey Ndibe

July 6, 2016, 4:25 am 0

I’m deeply troubled by what appears to me to be Nigeria’s growing industry of making and exhibiting corpses. The Nigerian state—represented by its police and military—continues to refine its capacity for the production of corpses. It’s a....

Welcome to America; Bye Bye, Nigeria By Lakunle Jaiyesimi

July 6, 2016, 4:17 am 0

“Until you know how African you are, you don’t know how American you are” – Robert Farris Thompson As a newbie in the nation of Samba, there was the expected need for mutual introductions. At that time, repeat....

Between Obanikoro and Onikoro, By SOC Okenwa

July 6, 2016, 3:38 am 0

We have got an identity problem to deal with, first and foremost, in this essay. The identity of the subject seems to be two but embedded in one! One is a Nigerian citizen of Lagos state origin and the other an American citizen of Nigerian origin.....

The Stolen Pot Of Soup And The Breaking Point - Reuben Abati

July 6, 2016, 1:04 am 0

Iam depressed, my brother.” “You are always depressed. I am actually used to that. I can’t remember when last you were not choleric, depressed, obsessed, uptight, down-spirited, what’s that your word again, yes, anxious. You bett....

D’banj’s Secret Wedding

July 4, 2016, 12:14 pm 0

Dapo Oyebanjo, iconic Nigerian singer popularly known as D’banj, got married to Didi Kilgrow at the weekend, TheCable has learnt from a source very close to the artiste. Over the weekend, there were series of unconfir....

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