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Ciara accepted into Harvard Business School

American singer Ciara has been accepted into the prestigious Harvard Business School.
The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday ordered the remand in prison custody of hip hop artist, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley.

Naira Marley: Lyrical content can be misleading – Emex

Emmanuel Thompson, popularly known as Emex, on Monday advised artistes to check the lyrical content of their music in order not to mislead the youths.
Burna Boy

Burna Boy, Teni, Mr Eazi nominated for BET awards

Nigerian music stars Burna Boy, Teni and Mr Eazi have been nominated in different categories for the Black Entertainment Television (BET) awards.
afrima

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.
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

Mix reactions trail SEC’s plan to regulate conduct of AGMs

Stock market operators on Monday expressed mixed reactions to plans by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to regulate conduct of Annual General Meetings (AGMs) and pre-AGMs.
Reginald Mengi

Tanzania media mogul Reginald Mengi dies in Dubai

Tanzanian self-made media magnate and philanthropist Reginald Mengi has died in Dubai at the age of 75.
President @MBuhari is in Lagos to commission a number of projects. He will be in Maiduguri, Borno State tomorrow.

President Buhari declares Lagos theatre open for public use

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday declared open the new 500-seater Lagos Theatre in Oregun, Ikeja area of Lagos State for public use.

Official: Poor electricity hinders e-library in Calabar

A Director, National Library Calabar branch office, Mr Nkereuwem Etuk, says poor power supply in Calabar remains a major challenge to the function of the e-library service in the Cross River branch of the National Library.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Governor-elect Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat to unveil key Lagos road map

Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, will on April 27 unveil key road map to adopt in actualising the vision for a greater Lagos at a special dinner to appreciate Lagosians for massively voting for them at the recent governorship election in the State.
Nipsey Hussle

Fans mourn rapper Nipsey Hussle

Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed outside his clothing store in south Los Angeles on Sunday, media reports said.

Central bank: Economic activities expand faster in March

For the first time in 2019, economic activities grew faster as the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors continued to expand in the month of March.
Obiageli Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili wins Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer Award

A former Nigeria education minister Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili has been announced as Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer at the prestigious Forbes Woman Africa Awards inaugural gala dinner held this March in Durban, South Africa.

US tabloid spends $200,0000 buying Bezos texts to girlfriend

US tabloid National Enquirer bought revealing messages between world’s richest man, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his then-secret girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, for $200,000.

Tiwa Savage: I’m still with Mavin Record

Nigerian singer and songwriter Tiwa Savage has debunked rumours of her exit from Mavin Records which she signed into since 2012.

Federal government highlights gains of GEM, World Bank-funded project

The project implementation Unit of the GEM Project yesterday said the $160 million World Bank-funded project, being implemented by the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment (FMITI), has been a success story.

Nollywood stakeholders task NCC for dedicated broadband

Principal players in the nation’s entertainment space, Nollywood, have intensified calls for the government to make bundled broadband internet service widely available in its quest to diversify the economy and boost the emergence of local digital content.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: Services sector up by 1.83 percent in 2018

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said the services sector of the economy measured by the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 1.83 per cent in 2018.

MultiChoice adds four Nigerian channels to DStv

NTA News 24, NTA 2, NTA Parliamentary and Pop Central are now available to DStv customers with Premium, Compact +, Compact, Family and Access packages in Nigeria .

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FRSC to tackle smugglers through number registration

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says that effective collaboration among federal agencies, including the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), have made vehicle smuggling a less lucrative business.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minister: N30, 000 new minimum wage started April 18

The Federal Government has said that no governor in the 36 states of the federation will say that he will not pay the new minimum wage of N30, 000.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Igbo Movement backs Babajide Sanwo-Olu on inclusive government

The Igbo Movement in Lagos State has thrown its weight behind the Lagos governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on his plan to run an inclusive government, pledging to work with him to ensure the success of his administration.

Nasarawa commissions 115 rooms liaison office in Abuja

Nasarawa state government has commissioned a newly completed 115 rooms liaison office complex in Abuja.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Transition committee suggests ways to make Adamawa ‘Japan of the North’

The transition committee which the Adamawa State Governor-elect, Rt Hon Ahmadu Fintiri, constituted to review the activities of the outgoing government and suggest the constitution and running of his own government, has recommended the training and establishment of youths in gainful employment as a way to turn the state into ‘Japan of the North.’