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Mike Adenuga emerges Nigeria’s entrepreneur of decade

Africa’s leading businessman and Chairman of Globacom Limited, Dr Mike Adenuga Jr., has been voted Entrepreneur of the Decade. He won the award at the Silver Jubilee Anniversary of ThisDay Newspapers held at Eko Hotel in Lagos on Monday night.
Azeez Adeshina Fashola aka Naira Marley 2

Court orders arrest, arraignment of Naira Marley for ‘car theft’

A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Monday ordered that a Nigerian musician, Adeyemi Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley should be arrested and arraigned over alleged car theft.
Nigerian Comedian, Godwin Komone, popularly known as Gordons, said on the sidelines of the Headies Awards at Eko Hotel, Lagos, that the lyrics of a song takes an artiste far in his career.

Headies: Nigerian artistes advised to stop bad lyrics

Nigerian artistes have been advised to tone down the preaching on ”get rich or die trying messages” in their songs, as many young people look up to them as role models.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

Justice Tanko: I’m working to strengthen, rid judiciary of corruption

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, declared on Monday that the future of the Nigerian judiciary under his watch is bright.
The Cote D’ivoire Ambassador to Nigeria, Her Excellency Toure nee Kone Maman has said solicited the collaboration of the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission in harnessing the Christian Holy Sites in her country.

Cote d’Ivoire: Why we should strengthen relations with Nigeria

The Ambassador of Cote d’Ivoire to Nigeria, Mrs Toure Maman, has called for deeper economic cooperation with Nigeria to strengthen trade relations between the two countries.
Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel

AFCON: Mikel Obi demands captaincy for Super Eagles’ return

John Mikel Obi wants to be assured of his position as the Super Eagles’ captain as condition for him to return to the senior national football squad.

Buhari, Osinbajo, Tinubu, Ambode and the Presidential visit

Buhari wants to contest for a second term. That is not now in doubt. Everything else is shadow boxing! Politics is a game of numbers. But the figures are not adding up. They can’t add up because Buhari has not been very nice to those who showed him love and showered him with goodwill and affection.

Davido: We lied to EKO Hotel about number of people coming for 30 Billion...

Davido, afropop star, says the turnout for his 30 Billion Concert was incredible such that the organisers had to mislead the venue owners about the expected number of people.

Lai Mohammed: Asiwaju Tinubu an exceptionally visionary politician

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Thursday described a former Lagos governor, Bola Tinubu, as “an exceptionally visionary politician who has invested in many people’’.

Lagos govt unveils 2018 calendar of arts, culture to attract tourists

Lagos State Government has released the state’s calendar containing over 70 arts and culture programmes for 2018 aimed at to promoting its tourism potential.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar warns of unchecked population growth

Nigeria's current socio-economic challenges are being exacerbated by an astronomic increase in human population that dwarfs the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), said Fourth Republic Vice President Atiku Abubakar.

Nigerians send-off their Winter Olympic bobsled team

Nigerians met, at a rousing party organised by Visa West Africa in Lagos, their Winter Olympic bobsled team for the first time just one week before the start of the Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Alex Ekwueme: Earth to earth

Alex Ekwueme, Nigeria’s venerable vice president from 1979 to 1983, gave up the ghost in a London hospital last November 19. It has taken me a whole two months to write a tribute in his memory because I have yet to reconcile myself fully to the reality of his departure.

Wizkid, Davido quell rumours of row

Nigeria’s two leading singers, Davido and Wizkid have quelled rumours of any row between them when both shared the stage at Wizkid’s concert in Lagos on Christmas eve.

Burna Boy to be docked for robbery on Monday

The police in Lagos have arrested a pop musician, Damini Ogulu, a.k.a Burna boy, over an alleged robbery at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island.

How Burna Boy’s four- man gang robbed Mr. 2kay at Eko Hotel – CP Imohimi...

Lagos State Acting Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, on Monday narrated how four men allegedly hired by popular hip-hop musician, Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy, robbed another artiste, Abiye Jumbo, aka Mr. 2Kay at his hotel room at the popular Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island Lagos on October 22, 2017.

Federal govt loses N300 billion to National Theatre decay

The 5,000-capacity main bowl has not been put to use since 1992 due to structural errors. The other halls run skeletal services at best, with most of them as non-cultural or artistic events. Organisers of artistic events have since shifted to other well-maintained venues.

Singer Mr 2Kay robbed at gunpoint in hotel room

Nigerian singer, Abinye David Jumbo, popularly known as Mr 2Kay was reportedly robbed at gunpoint in his hotel room on Sunday, October 22, 2017.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.