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Safiyya Ahmad has won the 2019 BBC Hausa Short Story Writing Competition, with a story titled- “Maraici” (Ophanhood) after beating 25 other contestants.

Safiyya Ahmad wins BBC Hausa short story completion

Safiyya Ahmad has won the 2019 BBC Hausa Short Story Writing Competition, with a story titled: “Maraici” (Ophanhood) after beating 25 other contestants.
Stakeholders in the creative industry and relevant agencies of government have extolled organisers of the Abuja International Film Festival (AIFF) for steadfastness in holding the annual fiesta for 16 years.

Nollywood: Stakeholders laud organisers of Abuja Film Festival

Stakeholders in the creative industry and relevant agencies of government have extolled organisers of the Abuja International Film Festival (AIFF) for steadfastness in holding the annual fiesta for 16 years.
DJ Cuppy and her dancers after their performance for Grand Finale of Felabration 2019 at the New Afrika Shrine, Lagos.

Teni, DJ Cuppy, Bez, others thrill fans at Felabration grand finale

The 2019 edition of Felabration tagged, ‘From Lagos With Love’, held at the New Afrika Shrine, Ikeja, Lagos, was a huge success with amazing performances from Nigerian superstars and some foreign counterparts that delivered electrifying performances.
Osaze Odemwingie

Former Nigeria football star Osaze Odemwingie turns professional golfer

The 38-year-old, who retired from football in April, took to social media to announce his membership into the Professional Golfers Association (PGA).
FIFA has explained why some votes for Mohamed Salah to win The Best FIFA Men's Player award was not counted.

Sudan coach alleges own vote for Mo Salah not counted in FIFA Best awards

Sudan national team coach, Zdravko Logarusic, has added his voice to the controversy trailing Monday’s FIFA Player of the Year Award which was won by Barcelona and Argentina midfielder, Lionel Messi, alleging that the world football ruling body didn’t include his votes exactly as he voted.

Nigerian comedian AY raises concern on expectations placed on the rich

Nigerian comedian Ayodeji Makun, popularly known as AY has expressed concerns over the huge expectations of people seeking assistant from the rich without considering the effect of such on them.
Burna Boy’s mother, Bose Ogulu got a rapturous response following an epic acceptance speech at the BET Awards on Monday.

BET Awards: Burna Boy’s mother shines with moving acceptance speech

Burna Boy’s mother Bose Ogulu got a rapturous response following an epic acceptance speech at the BET Awards on Monday.

Osahon Enabulele: Slow implementation of National Health Act worsening health indices

Dr Osahon Enabulele, Vice President, Commonwealth Medical Association, on Saturday decried the slow implementation of the National Health Act (NHA) 2014, saying it was making the country’s health indices worse.

Official: NIS retrieves 700 Nigerian voter’s cards from foreigners

Muhammad Babandede, Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), said the service retrieved over 700 voter’s cards from non-Nigerians living in the country.
Senator Shehu Sani (APC-Kaduna)

Shehu Sani tasks leaders on sacrifice, transparency

Senator Shehu Sani (PRP-Kaduna Central) on Saturday tasked leaders from all sectors of the economy to promote the culture of sacrifice and transparency in order to achieve national development.
Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central in the National Assembly

Shehu Sani: Poor leadership aiding insecurity

Sen. Shehu Sani (PRP-Kaduna Central) on Saturday tasked leaders from all sectors of the economy to promote the culture of sacrifice and transparency in order to achieve national development.

20 budding actors to compete in Queen of Nollywood reality show

The Nigeria Television Authority (NTA)-Startimes network will be partnering with Nollywood for the broadcast of the Queen of Nollywood reality TV show.

FCT begins preparations for Capital League championship

An Abuja-based 5-aside football center under the auspices of Capital Futbol Nigeria, has said that plans are underway to hold Capital League season three football championship in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

President Buhari congratulates Tunde Kelani at 70

President Muhammadu Buhari joins the media and entertainment industry in congratulating renowned movie producer, filmmaker and photographer, Tunde Kelani, on his 70th birthday.

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Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, during the courtesy visit by PACAC to the Senate President at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Itse Sagay applauds Senate’s leadership for commitment to service

Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACA), Prof. Itse Sagay, on Thursday applauded the leadership of the ninth Senate for its commitment to service of the country.
Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, during the courtesy visit by PACAC to the Senate President at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Senator Lawan: Senate yet to receive request from President Buhari for Ibrahim Magu’s confirmation

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday said the Senate is yet to receive any formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu.

Edo new police commissioner reads riot act to criminal elements

The new Commissioner of Police deployed to the Edo State Police Command, CP Lawal Tanko Jimeta, yesterday, said he would be firm in carrying out his duty in order to ensure the safety of lives and property of the citizens of the state.
Chidi Izuwah

Federal government approves PPP projects worth $8 billion in eight years

Mr Chidi Izuwah, the Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has said that the Federal Government approved Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects worth eight billion dollars between 2010 and 2018.
Power

Federal government to review ownership of electricity distribution companies

The National Economic Council, NEC, yesterday resolved to review the status of the ownership structure of the power distribution companies in the country.