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President Buhari congratulates seasoned Diplomat, Emeka Anyaoku at 84

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, on his 84th birthday. In a statement by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser (Media& Publicity), President Buhari recalled Chief Anyaoku’s sterling roles as a chorister, teacher, and ‘quintessential diplomat,’ as well as “the many wise counsels …

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Balarabe Musa, Peter Obi, Charles Soludo, Chris Ngige, others speak at Igbo Youth Movement Convention

One-time Governor of Kaduna State and elder statesman, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi and former Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Governor, Professor Charles Soludo will be key speakers at the 18th Annual Convention of the Igbo Youth Movement, IYM, holding today, Thursday, January 19, …

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We’ll increase Lagos GDP through entertainment – Ambode …Tasks artistes on structured framework to transform industry … Shina Peters, Adewale Ayuba, Salawa Abeni, Tiwa Savage, Others hail Gov

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday revealed plans of his administration to leverage on the vast economic opportunities in entertainment, tourism and arts sectors, among others to grow the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the State and promote talents in the State to compete globally. Speaking at Lagos …

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Etisalat Prize for Literature announces 2016 shortlist

The Etisalat Prize for Literature is the first pan-African Prize that celebrates debut African writers of published book-length fiction The fastest growing and Innovative telecommunication company, Etisalat Nigeria (http://Etisalat.com.ng), has announced the names of the three shortlisted authors for the 2016 edition of its pan-African flagship literary prize, the Etisalat …

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Police arrest socialite putting chain on girls in Lagos …As LASG warns against anti-social behaviour

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a socialite, Mike Eze-Nwalie Nwogu popularly known as ‘Pretty Mike’ for dehumanizing young girls by turning them into human puppies with chains round their necks. Nwogu, a 30-year-old club owner in Ikeja area of the State, was arrested on Wednesday by the police …

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Marriott International expands presence in Algeria with opening of Sheraton Annaba

201 Room New Build Hotel Boasts Imposing Design, Prime Mediterranean Sea Location and Commanding Views of Scenic Coastal City Marriott International, Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) (www.Marriott.com), has announced further expansion in Algeria with the opening of its seventh hotel in Algeria, Sheraton Annaba (www.Sheraton.com/Annaba). The company already operates six hotels in Algeria …

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Book: “Bayelsa’s Landmark Election: How Dickson deployed People Power to defeat Federal Might”

Daniel Iworiso-Markson is the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State.In this interview, he speaks on his newly published book: Bayelsa’s Landmark Election: How Dickson Deployed People Power To Defeat Federal Might, and the governor’s administration, among other issues. He spoke with The New Telegraph Newspaper. Q: …

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Methodist Church Nigeria, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Assemblies of God Church celebrate New Year

Across the world, Christians celebrated the cross-over service on Saturday, December 31, 2016 and the first service of the year, January 1, 2017, in joy and with thanksgiving. It was not different in Nigeria, particularly in Lagos, where scenes from the services in Methodist Church Nigeria, Tinubu, the Cathedral Church …

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