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UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors Shakira and Angélique Kidjo raise their voices in support of a new development era for children

The Grammy Award-winning singers joined Pope Francis, Malala Yousafzai and children from around the world at a special ceremony to adopt the Sustainable Development Goals Shakira and AngéliqueKidjo celebrated Friday’s adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals with powerful performances before an audience at the United Nations General Assembly that included …

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Abdulaziz Ude chairs panel on ‘The Key To The Knowledge Economy’ at Lagos Book and Art Festival

Abdulaziz Ude, founder of Nok Publishers and first African editor at Double Day, has accepted to chair a crucial panel session at the forthcoming Lagos Book and Art Festival. Mr. Ude, a quiet philanthropist who funds intellectual causes, will be moderating the session on ‘Key To The Knowledge Economy,’ at …

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Chigozie Obioma, 5 others shortlisted for 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction

Nigeria’s Chigozie Obioma, along with five other writers; Marlon James, Tom McCarthy, Sunjeev Sahota, Anne Tyler and Hanya Yanagihara were Tuesday, announced  as the shortlisted authors for the 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. The six names were announced by Chair of judges, Michael Wood, at a press conference at …

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Kate Henshaw, Funke Akindele, OC Ukeje, others take the stage for Bobo Omotayo’s London Life, Lagos Living play

The Make it Happen Productions, one of the leading production companies in Nigeria is set to keep her audience on the edge of their seats with yet another extravaganza as it presents the stage adaptation of Bobo Omotayo’s “London Life, Lagos Living.” A much-anticipated production, the play features a cast …

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On Aburi we Stand : A review of Sam Ohuabunwa’s Paradigm – Thoughts on Contemporary National Issues

AUTHOR: MAZI SAM OHUABUNWA OFR PUBLISHER: REAL VALUE TRUST LIMITED PAGES: 463 REVIEWER: J CHIDOZIE CHUKWUOKOLO, Ph.D, FRHD. Sam in the first chapter of the work entitled “Reforming the Practice of Politics in Nigeria” avers that political parties all over “developed” societies are hinged on ideologies but same cannot be …

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EbonyLife Films releases official trailer for Fifty; as movie screens at London Film Festival

EbonyLife Films, Friday, released the official trailer for its highly acclaimed feature film, Fifty. The movie stars Ireti Doyle, Dakore Egbuson-Akande, Omoni Oboli and Nse Ikpe-Etim. Fifty is directed by Biyi Bandele with Mo Abudu the executive producer. Fifty will have its London Film Festival premiere on Saturday, October 17, …

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Zee World unveils extraordinary world of entertainment to African shores

Zee World treated media guest at the MultiChoice Content Showcase in Mauritius to a gastronomic journey of Indian cuisine before launching into a discussion about its dynamic channel that has been customized for mainstream audiences in Africa. Earlier this year, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL), one of India’s leading television, …

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