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Mariam Mohammed hails Vice President Osinbajo’s recognition of Nigerian youth

Top columnist and PR expert Mariam Mohammed has hailed Vice president Yemi Osinbajo, describing his speech at the May edition of the Platform as soul-lifting to Nigerians, especially the youths.

NNPC disowns recruitment advert, says not recruiting

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disowned a recruitment advertisement currently trending in the social media.

Myma Belo-Osagie joins American Academy of Arts and Science

Myma Adwowa Belo-Osagie, senior partner, Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie Law Firm, has been elected an international honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Governor Ambode: Tourism sector contributed N800bn to Lagos’ GDP in 2017

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday disclosed that the tourism sector contributed about N800 billion to the State’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2017.

University of Lagos holds convocation in May

The convocation ceremony of the University of Lagos has been re-scheduled to hold from May 8 to May 11.

Governor Akeredolu appeals for adequate funding for universities

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Friday appealed to stakekeholders and well-meaning Nigerians to help bridge the funding gap of government-owned universities, for sustainable economic development.

World Cup: NCAC mobilises 3 million-man support for Super Eagles

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) says it is mobilising three million-man support across the globe for the Super Eagles for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Olubayode Olawunmi reads aloud for 122 hours to set new world record

A 40 year old Nigerian, Olubayode Treasures Olawunmi, read aloud for 122 hours (from 1:30pm on Monday, February 26th, 2018 to 3:30pm on Saturday, March 3rd) at a Read Aloud Marathon Session organized by the YouREAD Initiative, a CSR initiative of Guaranty Trust Bank, in a bid to reignite the interest in reading across Nigeria and beyond.

Mercy Johnson: I stopped playing romantic roles because of my husband

Nollywood actress and Senior Special Assistant on Entertainment, Arts and Culture to Kogi State governor, Mercy Johnson Okojie, has revealed why she stopped playing romantic roles in Movies.

Governor Wiki promises to use NAFEST to change face of culture in Nigeria

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Ezenwo Nyeson Wike, has resolved to strategically position the state’s cultural potential through the hosting of the 2018 edition of the National Festival of Arts and Crafts (NAFEST).

Agriculture, trade, other services dominate economic activities in Q3 2017 – NBS

Agriculture, trade, other services, manufacturing and professional, scientific and technical services dominated economic activities in the third quarter of 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said.

Senator Wamakko sponsors 40 students to study abroad

Sen. Aliyu Wamakko (APC-Sokoto) has sponsored 40 indigents of the state to undergo various first degree courses at the Maryam Abacha American University, Maradi, Niger Republic.

Lagos cash transactions increase by N50 billion in 4 weeks – Steve Ayorinde

The Lagos State economy has received a major boost as spendings in the creative sector records an estimated N50bn cash transactions in the first three weeks of December, according to reports monitored by the Lagos State Government.

Governor Ambode appoints Nosiru Onibon as MOCPED provost

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Thursday, approved the appointment of Dr. Nosiru Olajide Onibon as the Acting Provost of the Michael Otedola College of Primary Education (MOCPED), Noforija, Epe.

“One Lagos Fiesta” to splash cash on talented youngsters

Lagos State Government pledged to give out cash prizes to talented youths in the areas of music, dance and comedy at the forthcoming “One Lagos Fiesta” scheduled to hold from Dec. 24 to Jan. 1, 2018.

Nigeria’s Chima Anyaso bags Forbes’ African Award in London

A Nigerian, Dr Chima Anyaso, has been conferred with the Forbes rated Africa Achievers Awards for his outstanding service to humanity.

Lagos street carnival: Stakeholders clamour for direct involvement in future editions

Stakeholders in the Arts and Cultural sector in Lagos have appealed to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode to directly involve them in the planning of subsequent editions of the Lagos Street Carnivals.

Lagos to shut down Oba Akran for carnival

The Lagos State Government on Sunday said this year’s edition of the Lagos Street Carnival will hold on December 3, 2017, on Oba Akran Avenue in Ikeja.

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