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Ekiti governor bans use of English in traditional events

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has banned the use of English as a means of communication during any traditional event in the state.
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African Union unveils calendar for All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA)

The African Union Commission, AUC, has formally unveiled the 2019 All Africa Music Awards, tagged; 6TH AFRIMA, calendar of events at the African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Lagos economy records N50 billion cash transaction in December

The Lagos State Government Saturday disclosed that its economy recorded an unprecedented boost in the entertainment, hospitality and creative sectors in four weeks of the yuletide season.
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Nigeria must revamp national theatre to boost tourism revenue – Jumia chief

The managing director of Jumia’s hotel and flight booking services, Omolara Adagunodo, has urged the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Information and Culture, to redirect its attention to revamping one of Nigeria’s oldest tourism products - the National Theatre, adding that, it will yield massive revenue for the tourism sector.

Lagos to host coconut heritage festival

The Lagos State Government said on Friday that it would soon host the 7th Coconut Heritage Festival tagged “AGUNKEFEST’’, in commemoration of the 2018 World Coconut Day.

Nigeria remains Indonesia’s largest trading partner – envoy

Indonesia’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Harry Purwanto, on Wednesday, said Nigeria remained Indonesia’s largest trade partner in spite of fall in trade volume between the two countries.

Traditionalists urge Buhari to seek orthodox solution to health challenge

Traditionalists under the aegis of Association of African Traditional Religions and Medicine Practitioner otherwise known as Iseese Agbaye has called on President Muhammed Buhari to seek orthodox solution to his health challenge.

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Gold hits more than one-week high on Gulf tensions

Gold rose to its highest in more than a week on Monday, supported by Middle East tensions and uncertainty over U.S.-China trade talks, while palladium hits an all-time high.

Ongo governor appoints senior aides on new media, others

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Monday approved the appointment of Mr Gani Mohammed as his Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on New Media.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev

Russia ratifies Paris climate accord

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has on Monday signed a Cabinet resolution on ratifying the Paris climate agreement.
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WHO urges countries to increase healthcare spending by one per cent of GDP

The World Health Organisation has urged countries to increase spending on primary healthcare by at least one per cent of their Gross Domestic Product in order to eliminate the gaps that still exist in accessing healthcare.
Ernesto Valverde dismissed claims of Barcelona being in crisis as nothing more than a quirk of modern football as he remained relaxed about speculation over his future.

Barcelona coach quashes crisis talk at Camp Nou

Ernesto Valverde dismissed claims of Barcelona being in crisis as nothing more than a quirk of modern football as he remained relaxed about speculation over his future.