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Toke Makinwa

Toke Makinwa: Why I never watch my own movies, TV shows

Toke Makinwa, Nigerian Radio-TV personality and entrepreneur, says the fear of self criticism prevents her from watching or listening to her own movies; TV shows; and radio presentations.

FRCN chief counsels youths on use of internet, entrepreneurship

Ike Okere, Zonal Executive Director, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), has urged youths to learn more about everything in life using the internet facility.
Kadaria Ahmed

Kadaria Ahmed: Abdulaziz Yari is ‘most useless governor’ in Nigeria

Kadaria Ahmed, veteran broadcast journalist and media entrepreneur, has accused Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State of not being useful to the people of the state in the area of security.

Senator-elect Ifeanyi Ubah backs Ahmed Lawan for Senate President

Anambra South Senator-elect, Mr Ifeanyi Ubah, has pinched tent with a group of elected lawmakers in the incoming 9th Senate led by Sen. Ahmed Lawan.
Innocent Tuface Idibia

Tuface Idibia bags OAU’s honorary fellow award

Nigerian music icon Innocent Idibia aka 2Face has been conferred with the award of the Fellow of the school of music by the Department of Music, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.
Prince Dapo Abiodun

Dapo Abiodun: If men were God, I won’t be governor-elect

Winner of the March 9, governorship election in Ogun state, Prince Adedapo Abiodun, on Sunday declared that if some “men were God,” he would not have become the Governor – elect of the state.

Three ADC House of Reps candidates defect to APC

Three House of Representatives candidates of the African Democratic Congress in Ogun State on Thursday defected to the All Progressives Congress.

ICPC seizes 12 properties belonging to director

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has seized 12 landed properties belonging to a private entrepreneur and her firm.
Yariv Bash, right, Yonatan Winetraub, middle, and Kfir Damari, the founders of SpaceIL, inserting a time capsule into the Beresheet spacecraft, December 17, 2018 (Yoav Weiss)

Israel seeks to be fourth country to land on moon in upcoming mission

An unmanned Israeli spacecraft will on Friday morning be launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, with the main target of embarking on the country’s first-ever mission to the moon.

Shock, disappointment trail election postponement

Many Nigerians have reacted over the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly (NASS) elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). While some have expressed shock and disappointment, others see it as a welcome development that will enable the electoral umpire conduct proper elections. Yet others see it as a distraction and a way of discouraging people from voting.

Election postponement: Jos residents decry extra travel expenses

Reactions have been trailing the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission to reschedule the Presidential and National Assembly Elections in the country initially billed for February 16.
Men carry rafts and kayaks used during white water rafting at Itanda falls on the River Nile near Jinja district, 109km east of the Ugandan capital of Kampala [James Akena-Reuters]

Outcry after Uganda uses ‘curvy women’ to boost tourism

Female Ugandan activists on Thursday slammed a government campaign to use "curvy women" as a tourism "product", which has sparked a furore in the east African nation.
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Osun residents call for free, peaceful election

Residents of Osogbo, Osun, have appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies to ensure free and peaceful general elections.

Ghana urges people of African heritage to ‘come home’

Sicley Williams was ready to escape what she found an unfriendly climate in the United States and take a leap of faith, leaving her native Chicago for Ghana.
Felix King Eiremiokhae

Nigerian entrepreneur gets Donald Trump’s recognition

A Nigerian entrepreneur, Dr Felix Eiremiokhae, has been honoured with a Presidential lifetime achievement award by the President, United States of America, Donald Trump.
Albert Frere. Pascal Le Segretain-Getty Images Europe

Belgium’s richest man Albert Frere passes on at 92

Belgium’s richest man, multi-billionaire entrepreneur Albert Frere, has died aged 92, his investment company GBL announced Monday.

Entrepreneur sets up center for past Nigerian leaders

An Entrepreneur in entertainment industry, Mr Gandi Obiefule, has set up a centre with colonial art works and pictures, to reminiscence historical leaders, especially those from the South-East.
Kim Porter Sean P. Diddy Combs

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs loses mother of children

Model and actress, Kim Porter, who shares three children with musician and entrepreneur Sean “Diddy” Combs, has died at 47.

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Expert seeks increased awareness on multi-fund investment structure

A Chartered Insurer and former Managing Director of Linkage Assurance Plc, Dr. Pius Apere, has kicked against the multi-fund investment structure introduced last year by the National Pension Commission (PENCOM), stressing that the Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) have not created enough awareness on the initiative.
Afghan civilians are for the first time being killed in greater numbers by US and pro-government forces than by the Taliban and other insurgent groups, a UN report released Wednesday revealed.

US bigger killer of Afghan civilians than Taliban

Afghan civilians are for the first time being killed in greater numbers by US and pro-government forces than by the Taliban and other insurgent groups, a UN report released Wednesday revealed.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to ring changes ahead of Manchester City clash

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned his Manchester United stars that there must be a major reaction against title-chasing City tonight.
Buba Galadima

Senator Barau, Buba Galadima differ over Senate leadership

The endorsement of Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan, by the leadership of the APC to become the next senate president is a popular decision taken by all major stakeholders of the party, Sen. Barau Jibrin has said.
President Buhari today received Akin Adesina, President, African Development Bank at the State House - 23rd April 2019 4

AfDB attracts $38.7 billion investment to Africa

Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, the President of Africa Development Bank (AfDB), has revealed that the African Investment Forum facilitated by the bank in 2018 succeeded in mobilizing $38.7 billion of investments for Africa.