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Folorunso Alakija’s Foundation celebrates 10 years of providing succour for widows, orphans

Rose of Sharon (http://TheRoseOfSharonFoundation.org) who first opened their doors to widows and orphanages exactly a decade ago on the 23rd of May, 2008 is celebrating their 10th anniversary. The Rose of Sharon Foundation was founded by Mrs Folorunso Alakija (http://FolorunsoAlakija.com/foundation) to guarantee the financial independence & educational opportunities for widows …

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President Buhari arrives Abuja after his 2 day official visit to Morocco

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after two-day official visit to Morocco where he was received and accorded `five-star’ Royal reception by the Moroccan leader, King Mohammed VI. The presidential aircraft conveying the President and some members of his entourage back home from Rabat, Morocco, landed …

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Corporate Governance: Stock Exchange lauds Dangote Cement, calls for more partnership

Management of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has lauded Dangote Cement for its adherence to best corporate governance practices even as they called for more partnerships between the two organizations. Managing Director/Chief Executive of the Exchange, Mr. Oscar Onyema gave the commendation while welcoming the Group Managing Director of Dangote …

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Edelman Trust Barometer: 72% of Nigerians say trust for an organisation holds key for them

Trust and credibility survey among the Nigerians in the mainstream institutions of government, business, media and non-governmental organisations has revealed that 72 per cent of Nigerians rank trust in an organisation as number one consideration above other factors when buying a product or relating with an organisation. In the first …

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We’ll support your efforts towards stability – President Buhari assures Sierra Leonean President

By Ismaila Chafe  President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the new President of Sierra Leone, Mr Julius Maada Bio, of Nigeria’s support, including military assistance, as the country works towards a stable and improved economy.The president gave the assurance when he received the Sierra Leonean President at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, …

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We’re happy with peace, stability in the Gambia, President Buhari tells Envoy; Looks forward to better bilateral relations with Congo

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said the successful transition in the Republic of The Gambia, and the ongoing peace process in the country gives greater hope of harmonious co-existence and development on the African continent. Receiving a Letter of Credence from the High Commissioner of the Republic of The …

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Dotun Adebayo, Ronke Apampa, Petra & Jason become new management team for BEN TV

BEN Television, Europe’s first black-interest television channel, has moved into a brand new ultra-modern purpose-built studio complex in a prestigious location in the heart of London, the UK capital. Announcing the move, BEN Chairman, Alistair Soyode unveiled his new management team that will steer the company through this new phase in its development. …

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Johnson-Sirleaf advocates good governance, democracy, more female leaders in Africa

Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf  has advocated good governance, democracy and more female leaders in Africa, saying elections do not make a democracy but countries should look at all the barriers to competitions before an election starts. Johnson-Sirleaf  made the call on Friday while receiving the five million dollars of …

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies; Africa has lost a courageous woman – President Buhari; Women activists mourn

  Madikizela-Mandela died peacefully surrounded by her family following a long illness that had kept her in and out of hospital since the start of the year, Victor Dlamini said in a statement. “She fought valiantly against the apartheid state and sacrificed her life for the freedom of the country,” …

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