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FG set to revisit Project ACT Nollywood; convenes stakeholders’ workshop, July 1

Federal Government, through the Ministry of Finance, has concluded plans to host a stakeholders’workshop aimed at restructuring and reinvigorating Project ACT Nollywood. Project ACT Nollywood is a N3 billion grant programme established by the Federal Government under the Goodluck Jonathan administration specifically evolved to solve the main challenges impeding the …

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AMCON seals off Silverbird Group’s assets in P/H, Lagos, Abuja over N11bn debt; We will bounce back – Murray-Bruce reacts

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Thursday morning, sealed off the Port Harcourt, in Rivers state, Abuja and Lagos premises of the Silverbird Group belonging to the senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District at the senate, Ben Murray-Bruce. The companies affected by the takeover include; the Silverbird Galleria Limited, …

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His Eminence Anthony Cardinal Okogie celebrates 80th birthday; 50 years of priestly ordination

His Eminence, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie on Thursday, June 16, 2016 celebrated his 80th birthday and golden jubilee of his ordination with a thanksgiving mass held at Holy Cross Cathedral Lagos and a reception at St Gregory‘s College. Pictures capture some of the dignitaries at the memorable event.

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AUC-AFRIMA holds 3.0 Stakeholders’/Media conference in Addis Ababa

In its drive to build capacity for knowledge sharing among Africans and effectively communicate the calendar OF AFRIMA 3.0, The African Union Commission, AUC, and the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA hold joint Stakeholders/Media Conference at the Conference Room 2, African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Friday, June 17, …

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Evergreen PR Personality Award: NIMASA DG congratulates Hajia Tumaka

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has congratulated the Agency’s Head of Corporate Communication, Hajia Lami Tumaka on her award as the “Evergreen Public Relations Personality” in the maritime industry by Transquest Media Group. Dr. Peterside also congratulated Mr. Daniel Kajo, …

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Vice President of Gambia Isatou Njie-Saidy, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) host Stephanie Linus’ ‘DRY’ in Gambia

Stephanie Linus’ award winning movie, DRY, recently made a debut in Gambia with a well-attended screening during the African Youth Summit Banjul Plus 10. The movie was not only well received and greeted with a standing ovation afterwards, but was lauded by all and further opened up the conversation around …

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Agility launches 2nd Annual Modern Africa Photo Competition

Pan-Africa contest seeks to capture fast-changing cities, industry, technology Agility (http://www.Agility.com/africa), a global leader in integrated logistics, has launched its Africa 2016 Photo Competition (www.Africa-2016.com), an effort to inspire and showcase images that illustrate the breathtaking pace of change across modern Africa. The annual contest, now in its second year, …

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Gov Ambode kicks off Lagos@50 celebrations: as Soyinka berates critics of his appointment

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, Saturday, formally launched activities preceding the one-year long programme of activities to mark the 50 years anniversary of Lagos State, scheduled to climax on May 28, 2017. This is just as Chairman, Lagos @ 50 Committee, Lagos State, Prof Wole Soyinka, described those condemning his …

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Guild of Editors hails appointment of members as heads of information parastatals

The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, has expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari for the recent appointments of its Fellows as Chief Executive Officers of information-related parastatals under the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture. Mr. Bayo Onanuga (FNGE) and Mr. Ishaq Modibo Kawu (FNGE), both Fellows of the Guild, …

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