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Dignitaries grace union between Obasanjo, Adebutu’s children

The celebrated wedding between Mr Olujonwo Abraham  Obasanjo,  son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Temitope Georgina Adebutu, daughter of  Sir Kesington Adebukunola Adebutu  (Baba Ijebu)  was held at Methodist Church Tinubu. The reception took place at Eko Hotel in Lagos weekend. Pictures show some of the celebrities that graced the …

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Rivers holds Golden Jubilee Boat Regatta to promote Rivers culture ▪Governor Wike sacks two Local Government Caretaker Committee Chairmen

  The finest of Rivers riverine culture came on display on Saturday at the Port Harcou9rt Tourist Beach as local government  areas battled for prizes during the Rivers Golden Jubilee Boat Regatta.  Speaking during  the event, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike sacked the Caretaker Committee Chairmen  of Akuku-Toru and Ogo/Bolo Local Government …

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LASG lauds sponsors, corporate bodies for supporting Lagos@50 celebrations …As Ambode restates commitment to deliver impactful projects

The Lagos State Government on Friday expressed profound gratitude to the Organized Private Sector and corporate sponsors operating in the State for their generous donations and unprecedented support in making the year-long celebration of the State’s golden jubilee anniversary a huge success. Expressing the government’s appreciation in a statement, the …

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NollywoodWeek Film Festival announces screening of World Premiere of Catch.er

 The 5th edition of NollywoodWeek which takes place in Paris from May 11-14, 2017 just announced its “Grand Finale” with the screening of the World Premiere of the highly anticipated film Catch.er. Speaking about the selection, director and producer of the movie Walter “Waltbanger” Taylaur has this to say:  “We’re …

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Peter Obi, Rotimi Amaechi, Donald Duke, others to speak at The Nigeria Young and Emerging Leaders Symposium

The Future Project partners the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) and Y!/YNaija.com to host the third edition of The Nigeria Symposium for Young and Emerging Leaders on May 30, 2017 in Lagos.  The Symposium will bring together leaders in politics, business, advocacy, media, and more – to engage and discuss …

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Minister tasks new NTA Board on professionalism, national integration

  The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has challenged the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) to leverage on its rich experience and the unique power of technology to enhance its professionalism, while also serving as an effective tool of national integration.   The Minister issued the challenge on Tuesday while inaugurating the new …

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NollywoodWeek Film Festival announces partnership with United Bank for Africa’s REDTV ahead of kick off of its 5th edition

   The NollywoodWeek Film Festival (www.NollywoodWeek.com) has Tuesday announced a strategic partnership with UBA’s REDTV ahead of the 5th edition of the festival which takes place in Paris from May 11-14th, 2017. “We share a common vision,” says Bola Atta, the Director of Marketing & Corporate Communications at UBA Group. …

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Spotlight on 5th Edition of Nollywood Week Festival – 2017

  Since 2013, the Nollywood Week Festival, an initiative of the Okada Media Association, has offered the Parisian public the opportunity to view the gems of Nollywood cinema (the world’s second largest film industry).  The Nollywood Week Festival (www.NollywoodWeek.com) returns to the cinema L’Arlequin in Paris for its 5th edition …

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Saraki, Dogara, Wike congratulate Guild of Editors’ President, Egbemode on her re election

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Sunday, congratulated Mrs. Funke Egbemode, on her reelection as the President of the Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE), during the Guild’s Biennial Convention in Lagos. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, noted that the choice …

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President Buhari congratulates veteran journalist, Tony Momoh, on 78th birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari has warmly congratulated veteran journalist and former Minister of Information and Culture, Prince Tony Momoh on his 78th birthday, April 27, 2017. A statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity) said that “President Buhari joins Momoh’s professional and political colleagues, his friends …

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Enugu Govt Projects not executed with LG Funds, says Gov. Ugwuanyi …as Nsukka Town honours him for infrastructural devt

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has stated that local governments in the state have made no financial contributions whatsoever, towards the execution of state government projects across the nooks and crannies of the state. The governor explained that his administration executes its developmental projects through federal allocations, grants or …

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