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2016 Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange Project gets into gear as speakers, students confirm participation

Preparations ahead the forthcoming Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange Project got into top gear as resource persons as well as participating secondary school students have submitted their pre-screening materials for the non-competitive essay holding, July 13, this year. The Special Guest of Honor Professor Femi Osofisan as well as the …

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Capt. Elechi Amadi’s an international author whose works have impacted lives positively, Says Gov. Wike as State EXCO visits family

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Friday led the entire State Executive Council on a condolence visit to the family of renowned international author, Late Captain Elechi Amadi. The governor stated that the late author is an international figure who used his literary works to shape lives and encourage …

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Renowned Novelist, Chimamanda, flags off Airtel’s Reading for Leading Campaign

Renowned novelist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Tuesday, flagged off the Airtel Reading for Leading Campaign. The campaign is aimed at helping underprivileged children in public primary schools and providing them with access to relevant, high-quality text books. The flagging off ceremony held at the Airtel corporate headquarters in Banana Island, Ikoyi, …

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FG set to revisit Project ACT Nollywood; convenes stakeholders’ workshop, July 1

Federal Government, through the Ministry of Finance, has concluded plans to host a stakeholders’workshop aimed at restructuring and reinvigorating Project ACT Nollywood. Project ACT Nollywood is a N3 billion grant programme established by the Federal Government under the Goodluck Jonathan administration specifically evolved to solve the main challenges impeding the …

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AMCON seals off Silverbird Group’s assets in P/H, Lagos, Abuja over N11bn debt; We will bounce back – Murray-Bruce reacts

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Thursday morning, sealed off the Port Harcourt, in Rivers state, Abuja and Lagos premises of the Silverbird Group belonging to the senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District at the senate, Ben Murray-Bruce. The companies affected by the takeover include; the Silverbird Galleria Limited, …

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His Eminence Anthony Cardinal Okogie celebrates 80th birthday; 50 years of priestly ordination

His Eminence, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie on Thursday, June 16, 2016 celebrated his 80th birthday and golden jubilee of his ordination with a thanksgiving mass held at Holy Cross Cathedral Lagos and a reception at St Gregory‘s College. Pictures capture some of the dignitaries at the memorable event.

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AUC-AFRIMA holds 3.0 Stakeholders’/Media conference in Addis Ababa

In its drive to build capacity for knowledge sharing among Africans and effectively communicate the calendar OF AFRIMA 3.0, The African Union Commission, AUC, and the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA hold joint Stakeholders/Media Conference at the Conference Room 2, African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Friday, June 17, …

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Evergreen PR Personality Award: NIMASA DG congratulates Hajia Tumaka

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has congratulated the Agency’s Head of Corporate Communication, Hajia Lami Tumaka on her award as the “Evergreen Public Relations Personality” in the maritime industry by Transquest Media Group. Dr. Peterside also congratulated Mr. Daniel Kajo, …

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Vice President of Gambia Isatou Njie-Saidy, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) host Stephanie Linus’ ‘DRY’ in Gambia

Stephanie Linus’ award winning movie, DRY, recently made a debut in Gambia with a well-attended screening during the African Youth Summit Banjul Plus 10. The movie was not only well received and greeted with a standing ovation afterwards, but was lauded by all and further opened up the conversation around …

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Agility launches 2nd Annual Modern Africa Photo Competition

Pan-Africa contest seeks to capture fast-changing cities, industry, technology Agility (http://www.Agility.com/africa), a global leader in integrated logistics, has launched its Africa 2016 Photo Competition (www.Africa-2016.com), an effort to inspire and showcase images that illustrate the breathtaking pace of change across modern Africa. The annual contest, now in its second year, …

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