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‘Black Panther’ smashes box office records with $218m

Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” is heading for a super-heroic $218 million debut over the four-day President’s Day weekend at 4,020 North American locations, estimates showed Sunday. That number means that “Black Panther,” starring Chadwick Boseman and directed by Ryan Coogler, has doubled its original tracking in less than a month. The …

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Enyimba FC mourns Udoji

By Olanrewaju Akojede The Management of Enyimba International FC of Aba is in mourning over the tragic death of its former Captain, Chinedu Udoji, who died in a ghastly motor accident on Sunday. The deceased, who captained Enyimba for five years, was until his death, playing for Kano Pillars FC. …

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Voters’ Registration: Gov. Ugwuanyi Support Group embarks on sensitization campaign

Determined to ensure that all eligible voters in Enugu State, who have not registered with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the on-going voters’ registration exercise do so and collect their Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs), a support group of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, “Workable Partners for Gburugburu 2019” has embarked …

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APC reconciliation: Tinubu visits Sokoto, meets Governor Tambuwal, Senator Wamakko

National Leader and Head of the Presidential Reconciliation Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu visited Sokoto Saturday where he met with Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and his predecessor, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko. Tinubu, accompanied by APC chieftain Alhaji Idi Farouk, held a two-hour closed door …

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Bayelsa hosts the world as global leaders storm Yenagoa for 2018 Africa SME Roundtable Forum; Presidents Kagame, Jonathan, Adesina; Elumelu, Ovia are key lecturers/lead speakers; VIP list: Governor, Principe Island, Diplomats, Trade Ministers of Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Rwanda, Gabon, Mauritius etc.

THE World Association for Small and Medium Enterprises (WASME) has endorsed the City of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State to host the 2018 Africa Roundtable Event. The Event is scheduled for Thursday through Saturday, March 1-3, 2018 at the Chief D. S. P. Alamieyeseigha Memorial Banquet Hall. Themed “The Position of Africa …

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The quit notice, hate speeches and President Buhari’s northernisation/Islamisation agenda By Professor Ben Nwabueze

NATURE OF HATE SPEECHES In the aftermath of the divisions in the country caused by President Buhari’s Northernisation/ Islamisation Agenda, as manifested in his lopsided strategic appointments that unfairly favour the North as against the South, and the complete exclusion of the South-East from them, which gave rise to agitations …

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Ethiopia declares state of emergency

Ethiopia on Friday announced state of emergency after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced his intention to step down amid unrest and political crisis. The state-run Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation said “the ruling EPRDF coalition’s council met and decided to impose emergency rule in the Horn of Africa country.” The announcement did …

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