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Glamour, excitement as MTN, TD Mobile unveil Google-backed Freetel ICE 2 Android smartphone

When a revolutionary smartphone is the subject of focus, the entry has to be grand… Thursday September 14th witnessed a night of glitz, glamour and an unveiling like no other as telecoms giant, MTN and Sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest mobile device distributor, TD Mobile, officially launched the much-anticipated Google-backed AndroidTM smartphone, …

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Lucky Chibok girls mark third anniversary at American University of Nigeria

 The Chibok Girls Education Initiative at the American University of Nigeria (AUN) celebrated its third anniversary on August 25 with an award ceremony.  The occasion recognized outstanding achievements among the first group of 24, all of whom are on fully funded scholarships.  Having escaped Boko Haram captivity, they were brought …

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Minister visits arts exhibition, restates commitment to lifting Creative Industry

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Friday visited the ongoing African Arts and Craft Expo in Abuja, during which he inspected all the pavilions of the Exhibitors from across the country and many African nations. The Minister, who was with the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, …

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Celebrations galore as Bishop Mike Okonkwo marks 72nd birthday with Lecture, award of prizes; Chief Mrs Nike Akande, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, Chief Umeofia, speak on Made in Nigeria Products as catalyst for national development

The 18th Edition of the Bishop Mike Okonkwo Annual Lecture, with the theme ‘Made in Nigeria Products: The Vehicle for Sustainable Development,’ organized as part of the cleric’s 72nd birthday celebration, held at Muson Centre Lagos on Tuesday  September 5, 2017. Here are some pictures from the well attended event.

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Bishop Mike Okonkwo Lecture holds at Muson Centre; Chief Nike Akande is Guest Speaker; Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa chairs occasion

The 18th Edition of the Bishop Mike Okonkwo Annual Lecture holds Tuesday, September 5, 2017, with former Minister of Industries and current President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industries, LCCI, Chief (Mrs) Dr. Onikepo Akande as Keynote Speaker. Chief (Mrs) Akande would be speaking on the theme of the lecture …

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We’ll ensure dividend of democracy is evenly shared – Ambode …Celebrates Eid-El-Kabir with Ibeju Lekki Community

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday joined Muslims across the State to celebrate the 2017 Eid-el-Kabir festival, with a pledge to ensure that the dividend of good governance is evenly and fairly distributed. Speaking at Iberekodo Primary School in Ibeju Lekki, one of the 20 centres designated by …

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Police TV Channel takes off on Nov 28 with 5,000 staff …No adverts, commercials …to poach professionals from CNN, BBC

The proposed Nigeria Police Broadcasting Service (NPBS) would hit the Air Waves nationwide beginning from November 28 2017 with a fund-raising ceremony at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, its Chairman/CEO, Ediri Jerry Wesley has promised.   Speaking in an interview with journalists in Abuja, he commended the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris for working …

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Notting Hill: Ambode has demonstrated rare commitment to tourism promotion – Melaye …Says ‘I congratulate Nigeria for having a Governor like Ambode’

Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Mr. Dino Melaye on Monday lauded the various initiatives of Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode towards the promotion of tourism and entertainment, saying that the Governor has demonstrated rare commitment to the sector. Speaking at the 51st edition of the popular Notting Hill …

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Lagos ready to emerge hub for tourism, entertainment in Africa – Ambode …Says sector key to State’s economic growth, youth empowerment

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday said the State is more than ready to take the driving seat for the development of Tourism, Arts and Entertainment in Africa. Governor Ambode, who spoke on a programme on Ben TV, United Kingdom, as a prelude to the ongoing Notting Hill …

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