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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.
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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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Dabota Lawson: I regret marrying Sunny Aku

Dabota Lawson, one-time Miss Nigeria UK, says she regrets marrying Sunny Aku, chairman/CEO, Novena Majesty Furniture Industries Limited, in 2014.
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Nigerian invents locally-made electric water heating bucket

An electric water heating bucket invented by a Nigerian, Mr Jude Ehiabhi, was attracting high patronage at the ongoing Lagos International Trade Fair, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
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Wilfred Ndidi, other Leicester City players arrive Bangkok for Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s funeral

Dozens of players, executives and managers from Leicester City have arrived at a Thai temple to pay respects to club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who was killed in a helicopter crash last week.

Entrepreneur encourages youths to go into shoe making business

A 42-year-old entrepreneur, Adamu Usman, on Thursday advised youths to stop waiting for white collar job and join the shoemaking industry so as to be self-reliant.

Experts: Youth development will secure the future of Nigeria

Experts on youth development have identified massive investment in the Nigerian youths and mentoring as keys to securing better future for the country.

Abiodun Oyefusi: Jimi Agbaje will win Lagos for PDP

The Lagos East Senatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Princess Abiodun Oyefusi, says the party will dislodge the All Progressives Congress (APC) to win the state in 2019.

Entrepreneurs beg government to make policies in favour of e-commerce to solve unemployment

Some entrepreneurs in Ibadan say the country will overcome unemployment problem if governments in all levels can promote policies in favour of e-commence business.
Nigerian singer Oladapo Oyebanjo a.k.a D’banj

D’banj walks the runway in South Africa’s Tlale designs

Nigerian singer Oladapo Oyebanjo, a.k.a D’banj, walked the runway at the African Fashion International Johannesburg Fashion Week.

Senator David Brigidi passes on at 56

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Tuesday condoled with the family of a Fourth Republic legislator, late Sen. David Cobbina Brigidi, who passed on at 56.
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2019: Ibrahim Dan-Musa steps down for Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim in race for ANN ticket

The presidential aspiration of frontline contestant on the platform of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, got a boost yesterday as another top contender and veteran of presidential politics, Alhaji Ibrahim Eyitayo Dan-Musa, shelved his ambition in favour of Olawepo-Hashim.

2019: INEC, security agencies may spell doom for Nigeria – Senator Makarfi

A former Kaduna State Governor and 2-term Senator (Kaduna North), Ahmed Makarfi, has that said that Nigeria’s survival would depend on how the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies conduct the 2019 general elections, saying that their conduct may mar or make the nation’s peace.

Jim Ovia to launch new book Africa Rise and Shine on September 17

The book, published by Forbes Books and with forward by Richard Branson of VIRGIN, Aliko Dangote of Dangote Group, David Applefield of Financial Times, Dominic Barton of McKinsey & Company and Matt Lilley of Prudential Africa, tells the story of Ovia’s business and banking success, and how he was able to create one of Africa’s largest banks.

Ministry, central bank to include ICT on forex list

The Minister of Communications Technology, Mr Adebayo Shittu, says the ministry is collaborating with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to include the ICT and Telecom industry on Forex priority list.
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Killer of Serena and Venus’ sister released from prison

Former Southside Crips gang member Robert Maxfield shot registered nurse Yetunde Price in a drive-by shooting in September, 2003.
Nigerian singer Wizkid and American producer, Diddy

Diddy links up with Wizkid, promises to visit Nigeria

American rapper, record producer and entrepreneur Sean Combs aka Diddy has expressed his heartfelt desire to come ‘back home’ after meeting Nigerian superstar Ayobami Balogun a.k.a Wizkid.

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2019: Campaign on pro-people policies, not frivolities – APC tells PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will engage the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on completed projects and pro-people policies it had embarked upon as a government rather than engaging in frivolities.

APC accuses PDP of colluding with traditional institutions for support in Sokoto

The All Progressive Party (APC) on Thursday alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is colluding with traditional institutions to canvass for support in Sokoto state.
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Aisha Buhari to launch pet project in Akwa Ibom

The first lady, Aisha Buhari, is visiting Akwa Ibom state on Friday to flag off her pet project, called Future Assured.
As Venezuela’s hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on leaves of tropical tree known as guasimo.

Venezuela HIV patients rely on herbal remedy due to antiretroviral shortage

As Venezuela’s hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on leaves of tropical tree known as guasimo.
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Zamfara government set to recruit 200 paramedical health workers

Zamfara Government says it has concluded plans to recruit 200 paramedical health workers as part of effort to improve healthcare services in the state.