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Iworiso-Markson takes over, announces establishment of Bayelsa community radio

‎   The Bayelsa State Government on Monday said it would soon establish community radio stations in the three senatorial zones of the state as part of measures to increase public awareness and enlightenment of the grassroots.   The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, made the announcement in …

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Abe rejoices with Ipalibo Harry on his birthday celebration

The senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has congratulated a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Dr. Ipalibo Harry on his birthday celebration describing him as an astute and fearless politician. Abe, in a statement issued in Port Harcourt and signed by …

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Breaking News: Iworiso-Markson is Bayelsa new Information Commissioner!

  Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson ‎on Wednesday in Yenagoa inaugurated his former Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, as the new Commissioner for Information and Orientation.    Iworiso-Markson, a University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)-trained consummate media‎ practitioner and renowned Public Relations Consultant, takes over from Hon. Jonathan Obuebite who has …

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CEO, XLR8, Calixthus Okoruwa, others become Fellows of Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy

The Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy has inducted six distinguished professionals into its esteemed ranks as Fellows at an Investiture ceremony in Lagos. Those inducted include Director-General, Nigerian Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, NIPRD, Prof. Karniyus Gamaniel, former Deputy Provost, University of Lagos, Prof. Herbert Coker; one-time National Pharmaceutical Advisor, …

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Leading cancer researcher, Isa Hussaini makes case for increased funding for R&D as Academy of Pharmacy inducts six new fellows.

The Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy has inducted six distinguished professionals into its esteemed ranks as Fellows at an Investiture ceremony in Lagos. Those inducted include Director-General, Nigerian Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, NIPRD, Prof. Karniyus Gamaniel, former Deputy Provost, University of Lagos, Prof. Herbert Coker; one-time National Pharmaceutical Advisor, …

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Awo’s statue: Piece of artwork, not photograph – LASG …Sculpture did justice to Papa’s memory, Says Segun Awolowo

The Lagos State Government has clarified the ongoing insinuations and diverse interpretations given to the recently unveiled new Awolowo statue claiming that “It is a piece of artwork expressing the Artist’s impression of the late Sage and not a photograph’’, adding that it can be subjected to several interpretations. This …

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Ambode unveils new 20-feet statue of Pa Obafemi Awolowo …Says Lagos stands with APC’s position on devolution of powers …We’re humbled by honour bestowed on Papa- Family

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday unveiled the new 20-feet statue of the late sage and nationalist, Chief Obafemi Awolowo in Ikeja, saying that the State was in sync with the position of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on restructuring and devolution of powers. Governor Ambode, who spoke …

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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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Leo Stan Ekeh to chair News Express 5th Anniversary Lecture

  Serial ICT entrepreneur Leo Stan Ekeh has been announced as Chairman of the News Express 5th Anniversary Lecture scheduled to hold at Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Ikeja, Lagos, on Thursday, September 28, 2017. The announcement was made via a statement issued on Saturday in Lagos, signed by News Express Publisher Isaac Umunna. “We are honoured …

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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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