Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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    Buhari sympathises with Red Cross, speaks on threat to Leah Sharibu

Buhari sympathises with Red Cross, speaks on threat to Leah Sharibu

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned and described as heinous and despicable, the killing of Saifura Khorsa, an aid worker, by Boko Haram insurgents.Khorsa, who worked for the Red Cross, was kidnapped about six months ago at the Rann camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Borno.Buhari also expressed concern over the threat of the group to harm others, including Leah [...]

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    PHOTOS: Collections, models and celebrities at African Fashion Week Nigeria

PHOTOS: Collections, models and celebrities at African Fashion Week Nigeria

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    Drake breaks Billboard record for most weeks atop Hot 100 in a year

Drake breaks Billboard record for most weeks atop Hot 100 in a year

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    Akpabio: My heart was with Buhari in 2015 election

Akpabio: My heart was with Buhari in 2015 election

Godswill Akpabio, former governor of Akwa Ibom state, says his heart was with President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 election.Akpabio, who served his two terms as governor under the PDP, was chairman of the PDP governors' forum in 2015. Speaking when he led elders from the state to President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, Akpabio said Buhari would win the 2019 election.The former governor, [...]

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    Laolu Senbanjo reveals inspiration behind artistic bottle for Belvedere

Laolu Senbanjo reveals inspiration behind artistic bottle for Belvedere

Laolu Senbanjo, US-based Nigerian visual artist, has revealed the inspiration behind the innovative limited edition bottle he designed for Belvedere Vodka. [...]

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    Boko Haram ‘gone forever’

Boko Haram ‘gone forever’

Some female supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari stormed the presidential villa in Abuja on Monday to say the Boko Haram sect is gone forever.The women under the aegis of the Coalition of Nigerian Women for Peace, carried various placards with inscriptions such as "We thank PMB", "Abuja Without Bomb and Boko Haram", among others.Led by Jaiyeola Mohammed, their convener, the [...]

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    Cobhams Asuquo out with new song, calls it ‘my love letter’

Cobhams Asuquo out with new song, calls it ‘my love letter’

Cobhams Asuquo has released a new single titled ‘Starlight’, a follow-up to the popular 'One Hit'. [...]

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    Ghana to host 2018 All Africa Music Awards

Ghana to host 2018 All Africa Music Awards

The 2018 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) will be hosted by Ghana, a first time the West African country. [...]

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    Sanwo-Olu declares bid to challenge Ambode for Lagos APC guber ticket

Sanwo-Olu declares bid to challenge Ambode for Lagos APC guber ticket

Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced his bid to seek the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 Lagos governorship election.Sanwo-Olu made his intention known on Sunday while addressing his supporters at City Hall, Lagos.The governorship aspirant says he intends to make Lagos the "greatest, most vibrant city on the African continent, taking its rightful place in the comity [...]

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    APC: Adeosun’s resignation shows character, integrity

APC: Adeosun’s resignation shows character, integrity

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the resignation of Kemi Adeosun as minister of finance is an act of honour, strength, character and integrity.Yekini Nabena, acting national publicity secretary of the APC, said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.In her resignation letter to the president, Adeosun admitted that her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) exemption certificate was forged.The [...]

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    Rele Gallery unveils artists showing at interactive exhibition series

Rele Gallery unveils artists showing at interactive exhibition series

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    INTERVIEW: I was paid 60 kobo for my first acting role, says Wale ‘Okunnu’ Akorede

INTERVIEW: I was paid 60 kobo for my first acting role, says Wale ‘Okunnu’ Akorede

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    Nollywood actress Kemi Lala Akindoju to wed Chef Fregz

Nollywood actress Kemi Lala Akindoju to wed Chef Fregz

Nollywood actress, Kemi Lala Akindoju, is set to walk down the aisle with celebrity chef OritseGbubemi Fregene. [...]

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    PHOTOS: Omoni Oboli, Adebola Williams turn up for Mo Abudu’s birthday shindig

PHOTOS: Omoni Oboli, Adebola Williams turn up for Mo Abudu’s birthday shindig

Mo Abudu, chief executive officer of Ebony Life TV, recently marked her 54th birthday in the presence of friends in London, UK. [...]

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    Jaywon regrets recording ‘shaku shaku’ song, blames the music industry

Jaywon regrets recording ‘shaku shaku’ song, blames the music industry

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    Nigerian ambassador to Qatar is dead

Nigerian ambassador to Qatar is dead

Abdullahi Wase, Nigeria's ambassador to Qatar, is dead.Tope Elias-Fatile, spokesman of the foreign affairs ministry, announced his passing in a statement on Saturday.He said Wase had been sick for some time prior to his death on Friday night."The late envoy will be buried in Doha at 7.00pm (local time) today," the statement read.“The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, received [...]

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