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Buhari hails ex-President Jonathan at 62 – ‘Your legacy of patriotism will continue to inspire generations’

President Muhammadu Buhari has described his predecessor, former President Goodluck Jonathan, who clocked 62 on November 20, 2019, as a leader whose legacy of patriotism will continue to inspire generations.  Buhari in a congratulatory message signed by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, extolled Jonathan for his good counsel to leaders in Nigeria and around the world Read more Boy makes 2020 Grammy Awards nominees

Burna Boy makes 2020 Grammy Awards nominees

Nigerian superstar singer, Burna Boy, has been nominated for the 2020 Grammy Awards. Burna’s African Giant album is nominated for ‘Best World Music category’ in a list recently released on website. The nomination is for albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal or instrumental World Music recordings. Nominated in the same category with Read more

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Ned Nwoko Becomes Patron of Association of Ex-Local Government Chairmen of Nigeria

The Association of Ex-Local Government Chairmen of Nigeria (ASELGON) is set to honour Nigerian popular politician, successful businessman and international lawyer, Hon. (Dr) Ned Nwoko as Patron of the body. The investiture will be done at the billionaire politician’s palatial country home in Idumuje Ugboko, Delta State on Saturday, 23rd November 2019 and it would Read more


Ambassador tells Nigerians what to do before business venture in Dubai

Mohammed Rimi, the Nigerian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has advised Nigerians coming to Dubai for genuine businesses to consult with the Embassy or the Consulate before embarking on such ventures. The ambassador gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dubai at the 5th Edition of Read more, Set, Go? RSW Facilitator Onboarding Exercise Commences
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Ready, Set, Go? RSW Facilitator Onboarding Exercise Commences

All roads led to the Herbert Macaulay Library, Yaba, Lagos in the morning of Saturday the 16th of November 2019 as the Faculty of ReadySetWork converged to share learning experiences as well as review strategies to hold another successful edition of the program in two learning centres- LASU and LASPOTECH. The session, which was anchored Read more says will 'strongly consider' testifying in impeachment probe
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Trump says will ‘strongly consider’ testifying in impeachment probe

President Donald Trump said Monday he is “strongly” considering accepting a challenge from opposition Democrats to testify in his own impeachment investigation. After the speaker of the lower house, Nancy Pelosi, upped the ante by suggesting that Trump come forward to tell the “truth,” the Republican president said he was keen. Pelosi suggested “that I Read more


OAU, UNILAG, Covenant University win CFA Ethics Challenge

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Covenant University Ota (CU) and University of Lagos (UNILAG) have emerged top three winners in the CFA Society Nigeria Ethics Challenge. Mr Banji Fehintola, president, CFA Society Nigeria, announced the winners after the finale of the national competition of the 2019 CFA Ethics Challenge in Lagos. According to News Agency of Read more

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CDD reveals how police, other security officials aided violence in Kogi election

The Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) has said that security officials were complicit in the violence and disruption that characterised the Kogi State elections. Jibrin Ibrahim, a senior fellow of the CDD, said this on Monday during a press conference in Abuja. The Kogi State election held on Saturday had been reportedly characterised by the Read more