Thursday, May 10, 2018

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    Bode George’s son dies after protracted illness

Bode George’s son dies after protracted illness

Dipo, son of PDP chieftain Bode George, has died after a protracted illness, TheCable understands.The details of his death are still sketchy, but he was said to have battled with an organ failure for a while before passing away on Thursday.Not much is known about the extremely private scion of the George family who was born by Feyi, the first [...]

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    Chris Brown sued by woman ‘raped in his house’

Chris Brown sued by woman ‘raped in his house’

Chris Brown, American R&B singer, is being sued by a woman who claims she was "sexually assaulted and held against her will" in his California home. [...]

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    SPOTLIGHT: Introducing Ibejii, avant-garde singer and smooth storyteller

SPOTLIGHT: Introducing Ibejii, avant-garde singer and smooth storyteller

In a saturated music industry, where lewd lyrics and cacophony is the norm, a mysterious artiste with a unique style of music continues to rise up the ladder of reckoning and regard.   [...]

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    IGP replies senate: I don’t owe anyone apology

IGP replies senate: I don’t owe anyone apology

Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, says the force he leads does not owe any individual or group any apology in discharging its duties.He said this while responding to the comments made by senators over his refusal to honour the invitation of the senate.Idris has refused to appear before the senate on three different occasions.He had been summoned over the growing [...]

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    Ekiti APC stakeholders: Direct primary is what we want… NWC can’t love our state more than us

Ekiti APC stakeholders: Direct primary is what we want… NWC can’t love our state more than us

Some leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti state are clamouring for direct primary against the wish of the delegate primary election being advocated by the national leadership of the party.Direct primary election is when members of the party vote for a candidate as against when delegates choose a candidate at a convention.The APC scheduled a fresh election [...]

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    TRENDING: Davido says he has bought a private jet

TRENDING: Davido says he has bought a private jet

About a week after buying a Porsche for his girlfriend, Davido says he has purchased a private jet. [...]

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    Collapse looms as state, council health workers are directed to join strike

Collapse looms as state, council health workers are directed to join strike

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) has instructed health workers in states and local governments to join the nationwide strike by midnight on Wednesday.Biobelemoye Joy Josiah, national chairman of JOHESU, made this known while addressing journalists in Abuja.Josiah said the association and the federal government have been unable to resolve the issues that resulted in the industrial action.JOHESU had announced [...]

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    Fayemi: I took permission before leaving south-west leaders’ meeting

Fayemi: I took permission before leaving south-west leaders’ meeting

Kayode Fayemi, minister of mines and steel, says he took permission before leaving the meeting some leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had with the party's Ekiti governorship aspirants.The APC leaders at the meeting which held in Abuja on Tuesday, were Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the APC;  Bisi Akande, pioneer chairman of the party; Segun Osoba, former Ogun [...]

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    INTERVIEW: I started the plus-size movement in Nigeria, says Temi Aboderin

INTERVIEW: I started the plus-size movement in Nigeria, says Temi Aboderin

Before there was much attention on plus-size fashion in Nigeria, Temi Aboderin had been pushing for recognition and a space for curvy women.Having struggled to find fitting and appealing outfits as a teenager, Aboderin was determined to, someday, create a platform for women like her. [...]

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    WATCH: Cynthia Morgan is back, rebrands as ‘Madrina’

WATCH: Cynthia Morgan is back, rebrands as ‘Madrina’

Cynthia Ikponmwenosa Morgan, a rapper and dancehall artiste, has made a return to the music scene after falling off the radar for almost a year.  [...]

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    Katsina south senatorial district stakeholders reject ‘jamboree’ congress

Katsina south senatorial district stakeholders reject ‘jamboree’ congress

Some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Katsina south senatorial district have described the ward congresses conducted on Saturday as a jamboree, calling for fresh elections.In a petition, the aggrieved members cutting across all the 11 local government areas of the zone, accused the committee responsible for the congress of flagrant violation of the constitution and the electoral act.The [...]

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    Fayemi keeps mum after Tinubu’s meeting with Ekiti APC aspirants (updated)

Fayemi keeps mum after Tinubu’s meeting with Ekiti APC aspirants (updated)

Kayode Fayemi, minister of mines and steel, left a meeting which Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), hosted on Tuesday without talking to the media.There were insinuations that Fayemi walked out of the meeting, but it later emerged that he went for another engagement after the break.Tinubu and some party leaders met with the governorship aspirants [...]

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    I was the first to make $1m off the ‘pon pon’ sound, says Davido

I was the first to make $1m off the ‘pon pon’ sound, says Davido

Davido says he was the first Nigerian artiste to make $1m off the 'pon pon' variant of Nigerian pop music.When asked if he made the sound popular, Davido said: "I mean, I was the first to make a million dollars off it." [...]

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    Fayose: We’ll keep Okowa in Ekiti till Friday so he can help APC with their primary

Fayose: We’ll keep Okowa in Ekiti till Friday so he can help APC with their primary

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has mockingly told the All Progressives Congress (APC) to hire Ifeanyi Okowa, governor of Delta state for its primary scheduled to hold on Friday. Okowa chaired the committee that conducted the governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti state, on Tuesday.Aspirants and observers had described the exercise as transparent and credible.In his [...]

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    Tinubu meeting with Ekiti governorship aspirants in Abuja

Tinubu meeting with Ekiti governorship aspirants in Abuja

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), is currently meeting with the governorship aspirants of the party in Ekiti state, at the Lagos state government lodge, Asokoro, Abuja.Among the aspirants in the meeting are Kayode Fayemi, minister of mines and steel development; Segun Oni, APC deputy chairman (south); and Babafemi Ojudu, politcal adviser of President Muhammadu Buhari.Bisi [...]

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    How it went: PDP guber primary in Ekiti

How it went: PDP guber primary in Ekiti

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