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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.
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Microsoft helps LinkedIn launch live video streaming service

The social network is launching a new LinkedIn Live service to its 600 million users, allowing people to live stream video content.

Council: Yabatech ready to take-off as university

The Chairman, Governing Council, Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, Prince Lateef Fagbemi, SAN, has said that the polytechnic is prepared for its take-off as a university.

Strike: ASUU claims federal government unserious

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has vowed not to return to class until its demands are met.

Stakeholders unveil strategies to deepen Nigeria’s debt market

Critical steps required to deepen Nigeria’s debt market was the focus of discourse in Lagos as the Annual Bonds, Loans and Sukuk Nigeria Conference was held in the Nigerian commercial capital on November 6, 2018 at the Eko Convention Centre.
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Federal government set to increase mining sector’s contribution to GDP

The Federal Government is set to increase the Mining Sector’s contribution to GDP as the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bawa Bwari, will be leading the Nigerian delegation to the 20th China Mining Congress & Expo and the 3rd Nigeria-China Mining Road Show at the Meijian Convention and Exhibition, Tianjin, China, this month.
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Stop calling us terrorists, cannibals – Beroms warns Islamic bodies

The Berom ethnic nationality of Plateau State have urged the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar to caution Islamic bodies under his leadership in the country to stop promoting ethnic hatred and branding the Berom as Christian terrorists and cannibals.

Don suggests Kenya model to Nigeria’s herdsmen

A university don has slammed pastoral nomadism as outdated and urged the Nigerian government to prevail on herdsmen to embrace the zero grazing model as practised in Kenya.

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A board member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele, says the country is risking its chances of winning the forthcoming African Games following the choice of athletes by the federation to represent the country.

African Games: Team Nigeria begins quest for medals in taekwondo, boxing

Team Nigeria’s search for first medal at the 12th African Games continues today as six Taekwondists and two boxers will be in action in Rabat.
“The coaches have selected quality players that will represent us with the likes of Segun Toriola, Aruna Quadri, Funke Oshinaike, Cecelia Edem and others who merited to be in the team,” he said.

African Games: Olufunke Oshonaike recalls maiden outing with Segun Toriola

There is no doubt that Olufunke Oshonaike and Segun Toriola are aiming for another record at the 2019 African Games in Morocco.
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Kenya president warns officials not to tamper with athletes money

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has warned officials leading the athletes to the 12th African Games in Rabat, Morocco not to tamper with athletes’ fund.
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US warns UN over Iran nuclear deal

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addressed the UN Security Council and warned of provisions in the Iranian nuclear deal that are set to expire a year from now, in October 2020.

Rotimi Amaechi shouldn’t relent in his vision for better Nigeria – APC chieftain

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Southsouth, Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has urged former Minister of Transport Rotimi Amaechi not to relent in his vision for a better Nigeria.