Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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    Dele Momodu to launch three books

Dele Momodu to launch three books

Dele Momodu, publisher of Ovation Magazine, will on July 10 launch three separate books to commemorate the 20th anniversary of MKO Abiola’s death and to also mark the 25th  anniversary of the annulled June 12, 1993 election.The launch will place at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) in Lagos.The three books are titled "PENDULUM: The Writings of Dele Momodu Vol I, PENDULUM: [...]

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    Omojuwa, Afolayan lead conversations on male empowerment

Omojuwa, Afolayan lead conversations on male empowerment

It was nothing short of a “man’s world” as hundreds gathered at the inaugural edition of “recall conference for men”, a one-day event which held in Victoria Island, Lagos, on Saturday.The forum kicked off with a panel session that brought speakers from the realms of music, politics, film and events management in Nigeria.Focusing on “people and relevance”, the conversations were around [...]

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    TheCable’s Tijani Mayowa wins Chevening scholarship

TheCable’s Tijani Mayowa wins Chevening scholarship

Oluwamayowa Tijani, staff writer and columnist at TheCable, has been awarded the Chevening scholarship to study for a master's degree in the UK.The scholarship, which is awarded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), is valued at over £30,000 for the academic year.Tijani, who was named alongside over 40 other Nigerians, joins a community of over 1,000 Nigerians who [...]

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    Social Media Clinic to hold in Abuja Friday

Social Media Clinic to hold in Abuja Friday

Social Media Clinic (SMC), a platform which seeks to counter the irresponsible use of social networks, will take place in Abuja on Friday.Founded by Sunday Dare, an executive commissioner at the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), the clinic has the mandate of correcting ills in the society through engagement and sensitisation.Some of the speakers at the second edition of SMC programme are [...]

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    US fails to rule out revoking visas of corrupt Nigerians

US fails to rule out revoking visas of corrupt Nigerians

Russell Brooks, spokesman of the US embassy in Nigeria, is not ruling out the possibility of his country revoking the visas of corrupt Nigerians.Speaking during a courtesy visit to TheCable on Wednesday, Brooks said there are rules and regulations on visa revocation which are applied on individual basis.He said: “I won't predict what the United States will do in terms of [...]

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    Okpalaeke, Onigbinde challenge journalists on investigative skills, use of data

Okpalaeke, Onigbinde challenge journalists on investigative skills, use of data

Three-time CNN Journalist of the Year, Declan Okpalaeke, and co-founder of BudgIT, Seun Onigbinde, have challenged journalists to deploy investigative reporting and data journalism to promote transparency and good governance in the country.Both men spoke in Lagos on Friday at the inaugural investigative journalism training organised by the Cable Newspaper Journalism Foundation (CNJF), a not-for-profit organisation and partner of TheCable newspaper.CNJF is one of [...]

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    Oshiomhole: Masses are the greatest economists

Oshiomhole: Masses are the greatest economists

Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, on Thursday described poor people as "the greatest economists in the world".Oshiomhole, who was the keynote speaker at TheCable Colloquium in Lagos, said the poor live within their means, despite the meager income that they earn.“The issue of our national economic policies is not just a matter for experts; everybody is an economist. For [...]

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    Former Leadership GMD, Azu, ‘returns with The Interview’

Former Leadership GMD, Azu, ‘returns with The Interview’

Azubuike ishiekwene, former executive director (publications) of Punch and former group managing director of Leadership, is launching The Interview, a magazine focused on leading professionals and politicians. The magazine will be in circulation by Monday, August 10.Ishiekwene, managing director/editor-in-chief of the publication, who is popularly known as Azu from his days as a columnist, said magazine will be published monthly, with the [...]

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    What’s Attahiru Jega’s INEC up to?

What’s Attahiru Jega’s INEC up to?

I am, evidently, one of the admirers of Professor Attahiru Jega, the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Not that I have always liked him though. When he was president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and I was in my final year at the University of Lagos, I hated him and his ASUU. They went [...]

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    ‎Shall we tell APC the home truth?

‎Shall we tell APC the home truth?

The fastest-selling narrative in Nigerian politics today is that if the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wins an election, it is because of rigging; if the All Progressives Congress (APC) wins, then it is the will of the people. After the June 21 Ekiti election, in which PDP's Ayo Fayose defeated Governor Kayode Fayemi ─ who was generally acknowledged to have [...]

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    TheCable, Insidify.com launch biggest jobs portal

TheCable, Insidify.com launch biggest jobs portal

Nigeria's independent online newspaper, TheCable, has announced its partnership with Africa's first social job site, Insidify.com, to provide free information on millions of job vacancies to readers.TheCable, which was launched on April 29, 2014 to “to deliver knowledge-driven journalism in the pursuit of Nigeria’s progress”, will provide a portal on its homepage for the job listings - one of the biggest in [...]

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    The Medview mess

The Medview mess

By Wale FatadeA quick journey to Abuja on Wednesday, May 7, via Medview Airlines was a horrific experience that surely left me with post traumatic stress disorder. Since mental and psychological health are not areas we give much thought to in this part of the world, it is important that Nigerians, and the global community, get to read the story [...]

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