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Former Governor Odili @ 69: Rivers PDP Chairman, Obuah rejoices …Says he’s a true elder statesman, patriotic Nigerian

As former Rivers State Governor, Sir Dr. Peter Odili marks his 69th birthday on August 15, 2017, the leadership and entire members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State have joined other well-meaning people across Nigeria and beyond to celebrate an accomplished leader whose landmark achievements and contributions …

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Immortalize Alagba Adebayo Faleti now or see wrath of Oyo State Writers, Gov. Ajimobi warned

The Society of Young Nigerian Writers (SYNW) has flayed Senator Abiola Ajimobi’s delay in immortalizing the late literary icon, Alagba Adebayo Faleti. The late Adebayo Faleti who wrote, produced and acted a number of movies, which include Thunderbolt, Magun (2001), Afonja (1 & 2), 2002, Basorun Gaa (2004), and Sawo-Sogberi …

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Ogbuagu Anikwe becomes Enugu State’s Information Commissioner as Governor reshuffles cabinet

  Three commissioners stepped down while two new ones came on board as Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state effected a cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday. The three commissioners affected in the exercise include Dr. Godwin Udeuhele (Commissioner for Information), Mr. Charles Ndukwe (Commissioner for Youth and Sports) and Barrister Smart …

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Alexander Nwigwe, Jesudunta Mercy, Akingbade Gbenga emerge winners of 14th Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition

Miss Alexandra Nwigwe of Vivian Fowler Memorial College Lagos has been announced as the overall winner of the Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition for Secondary School students for the year 2017, having scored 90% in the first round of the competition and 80% in the second round of the competition …

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Peter Obi at 56: Salute to icon of good governance By Valentine Obienyem

Today, the 19th day of July, 2017, the man regarded as one of the best in governance, at any tier, in the annals of our country turns 56. As usual, drums would be rolled out by some of his admirers who believe excellence ought to be celebrated. They contend that if for nothing else, it is a means of promoting merit as role models in name …

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Minister announces creation of $1m Venture Capital to boost creative industry

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Monday announced the establishment of a 1-million-dollar Venture Capital to boost the Creative Industry. The Minister made the announcement at the opening of the two-day Creative Industry Financing Conference holding in Lagos, saying 20 people, each investing $50,000, are expected …

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Soyinka becomes Honorary Education Ambassador for Bayelsa ***Canvass support for education trust fund, others – Dickson charges

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson has conferred on Africa’s first Nobel Laureate in Literature, Prof. Wole Soyinka a Honorary Education Ambassador for Bayelsa State. The decision is aimed at attracting goodwill and support for the state government’s initiatives in the education sector. The Governor, who presented the Letter conveying …

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