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Shell-donated N1 billion library in Port Harcourt excites literary enthusiasts

A modern e-library donated by Shell to the Port Harcourt Literary Society has opened its doors to book lovers and other literary enthusiasts. The N1.03billion library is one of the N2billion social investment projects Shell exclusively sponsored in the Niger Delta to mark Nigeria’s centenary anniversary. The others are a …

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We’ll continue to promote excellence with Arts, Entertainment – Ambode ; AFRIMA ends as King Sunny-Ade is honored with Special Recognition Award; Whizkid, Flavour, Patoranking, Phyno, Aramide win big

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday said his administration would continue to utilise the elements of arts, culture, entertainment, tourism and sports to showcase the potentials that abound in the State. The Governor, who spoke when he hosted members and nominees of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) …

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Ambode commends Buhari for handing over Lagos Presidential Lodge …To Convert facility to Heritage Centre for Leadership …Rolls out plans for Marina-Onikan Tourism Hub

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday expressed a heartfelt gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the hand-over of the Presidential Lodge in Marina to the Lagos State Government. The President’s gesture followed a request by Governor Ambode to have the presidential lodge released to the Lagos State …

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Sultan of Sokoto, Emir of Kano, Gov. Tambuwal at prayers

marking the 10th anniversary of the appointment of Muhammad Sa'ad as the Sultan of Sokoto. ” width=”300″ height=”250″ class=”size-thumbnail wp-image-44413″ /> L-R: Sultan Muhammad Sa’ad, Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II and Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal at a special prayer session held to kick-start activities marking the 10th anniversary of …

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Celebrity make up artist Sam Fine to speak at the GTBank Fashion Weekend

Sam Fine is one of the most sought after Make-up Artists in the world. Highly regarded for his talent, entrepreneurship and passion for innovation, Sam’s clientele includes global personalities and top celebrities such as Halle Berry, Vanessa Williams, Iman Bowie and Naomi Campbell, among others. Sam Fine’s works have also …

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Minister opens commemorative art exhibition, hails rich cultural history of ancient Benin Kingdom

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has hailed the very rich cultural history and tradition of the ancient Benin Kingdom, one of the famous destinations during the exploitation of the African continent by the Europeans. Speaking at the opening of the National Gallery of Art (NGA) Benin …

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British Fashion Council CEO, Caroline Rush, to speak at the GTBank Fashion Weekend

Caroline Rush has achieved remarkable success in promoting the British fashion industry, particularly through organizing the globally renowned London Fashion Week and the prestigious British Fashion Awards. In 2015, she was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) by the Queen of England for services to the …

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South African Jay Caboz wins GE Energy & Infrastructure Award at CNN Multichoice African Journalist Awards 2016

Caboz, a writer for Forbes Africa, in South Africa, won for his piece ‘40 Years of Mozambique – The Dead Port that Rose Again’ which was chosen from entries spanning 38 nations across the African continent. Jay Caboz, from South Africa, has been awarded the GE Energy & Infrastructure Award, …

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Death of Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr, a monumental loss, Says Saraki as NIMASA’s Peterside mourns

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday, expressed deep shock over the demise of the son of renowned Nigerian environmental activist, late Ken Saro-Wiwa, in London. Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr, 47, reportedly passed on after suffering a stroke. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser, (Media & Publicity), Yusuph …

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Ibrahim wins NLNG-sponsored $100,000 Literature Prize; Search for solutions to Malaria continues into 2017 for Nigeria Prize for Science

The Advisory Board of the Nigeria Prize for Literature sponsored by Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has announced Abubakar Adam Ibrahim as the winner of the 2016 edition of the prize after a nine-month long process of adjudication. The announcement was made by the Chairman of the Advisory Board for the …

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Christ Pentecostal Mission, CPM, holds International Men’s Conference in Lagos

Christian Pentecostal Mission International (CPM)’s Pentecostal Action Team (P.A.T) International Men’s Conference with the theme ‘WISE MEN: Running with the Vision’ held at CPM’s headquarters Church, Ajao Estate, Lagos on Sunday 9/10/2016. Below are some of the pictures that captured the memorable programme.

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