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Mtukudzi, Africa’s tourism ministers to grace AFRIMA 2017

Zimbabwean music icon, Oliver Mtukudzi, the Minister of Tourism, South Africa, Ms Tokozile Xasa, minister of Culture and Creative Arts, Ghana, Elizabeth Ofosu-Agyare and other dignitaries are expected at the 2017 AFRIMA event. AFRIMA is a world-class event that holds annually with live performances from star-studded artistes and television broadcast to 84 countries around the world. The Deputy Minister of ...

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Chidinma makes acting debut in “The Bridge”

Fast-rising Nigerian singer and songwriter Chidinma Ekile , popularly known by her stage name Chidinma, has made acting debut in a romantic movie, `The Bridge.’ The movie produced by Lasun Ray and directed by veteran Nollywood Director Kunle Afolayan, is set to hit cinemas on Dec.8. The singer and now actress plays the role of Stella, a young lady from ...

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Buhari meets members, leadership of CAN in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with members and leadership of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting was being attended by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, National Security Adviser (NSA) Retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno and Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita. The meeting, being held behind closed doors at the Council Chamber of ...

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I’ll take PDP back to the people if elected chairman, says Daniel

A National Chairmanship aspirant in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Gbenga Daniel has promised to bring back the party to the people, if elected at the December 9 convention of the party. Daniel spoke with newsmen in Jalingo while on a campaign tour to Taraba State, saying that the alienation of the people by taking away their power to ...

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Whistle blower on Ikoyi money now a millionaire — EFCC

Credit NAN The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says the “young man” who blew the whistle on the massive stash of money recovered from an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos, is now a millionaire. Acting Chairman of the commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, stated this in Vienna, Austria, on Thursday, spokesman of the EFCC, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, said in a statement. ...

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N15B Ikoyi money: Court orders forfeiture of Osborne flat

Credit NewsmakersNG A Federal High Court, in Lagos, today ordered the temporary forfeiture of Flat 7B Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos, where the sums of $43,449,947, £27,800 and N23,218,000 were discovered in April. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had uncovered the money stashed in iron cabinets, following a whistleblower’s alert. NewsmakersNG broke the news of the discovery of the ...

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Ambode set to inject 800 to BRT scheme, assures on ease of commuting in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has launched the Intelligence Transport System (ITS), the e-ticketing for commuters using the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in the state. The launching took place on Thursday when he also performed the official launch of the Ojota Depot of the scheme as well as the new complex for the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority known as ...

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Ambode commissions Lay-By/Bus Stop at Ketu, Lagos on Thursday

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Ambode sets up committee on oil producing area relations

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has inaugurated a 45-member committee on Oil Producing Areas Community Relations in Badagry area of the state. Ambode said the inauguration of the committee was aimed at preventing face-off between investors and host communities of oil producing areas often experienced in the country. The inauguration comes after the state has officially joined the League ...

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Kaduna begins immunisation of 1.5 m children against measles

Kaduna State Government has began a state-wide measles vaccination campaign targeting about 1.5 million children. According to the state government, the campaign is expected to run in two phases, with the first phase covering 13 local government areas to run from November 9-14, and 10 local governments under the second phase from November17-22. Spokesman of the state Ministry of Health ...

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