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Tonto Dikeh signs N100 million deal with Zikel cosmetics

Controversial Nigerian actress Tonto Dikeh has signed a N100 million deal with Zikel cosmetics.
Arthur Eze

Arthur Eze doles out N185 million to Anambra College

A philanthropist and oil magnate, Prince Arthur Eze, has doled out N185 million to Nwafor Orizu College of Education Nsugbe (NOCEN) for construction of its hostel and students’ feeding.
Former First Lady of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan, Governor David Umahi, Senator Obinna Ogba were among other dignitaries who paid their last respect to Late Evang. (Mrs.) Odinakachukwu Okorie.

Governor Umahi, Patience Jonathan, others pay last respect to Mama Okorie

Former First Lady of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan, Governor David Umahi, Senator Obinna Ogba were among other dignitaries who paid their last respect to Late Evang. (Mrs.) Odinakachukwu Okorie.

Tonto Dikeh hints on plans to get new boobs for birthday

Controversial Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, on Tuesday, hinted on her desire to get a new set of boobs for her birthday which comes up on June 9.
Ned Nwoko

INEC drops Peter Nwaoboshi, issues Certificate of Return to Ned Nwoko

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued Certificate of Return to Prince Ned Nwoko as the duly elected Senator for Delta North Senatorial district in the 9th National Assembly.
Moses Siloko Siasia

NYPF advocate measures to combat illegal migration

The Nigerian Young Professionals Forum, NYPF, has stated that it will lead a global intervention to stem the ugly tide of illegal migration and trafficking in person in Nigeria.
Olu Okeowo

Olu Okeowo: Nigeria needs a rebirth, more than a change

A business mogul and philanthropist, Sir Olu Okeowo, has said that Nigeria as a country needs a real rebirth that requires the citizens to go before God and seek forgiveness, contending that the country needed more than a change.

Toyin Saraki calls for substance abuse advocacy

Health care philanthropist and wife of Nigeria’s Senate President, Mrs Toyin Saraki, has called for more advocacy around substance abuse and support for mental health practitioners.
President @MBuhari is in Lagos to commission a number of projects. He will be in Maiduguri, Borno State tomorrow.

President Buhari inaugurates reconstructed Ayinke House

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Lagos inaugurated the Institute of Maternal and Child Health (Ayinke House), located within the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja.

Samson Adegoke donates N25 million e-library to LAUTECH

Dr Samson Adegoke, a philanthropist and supporter of former Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala has donated an e-library worth N25 million to Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso.

Ex-PPPRA chief Oluwole Oluleye passes on in Abuja

Former Executive Secretary of the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), Dr Oluwole Oluleye, on Saturday died at Abuja hospital after a brief illness.
Nike Davies-Okundaye

Textile artist Nike Davis-Okundaye to receive honorary doctorate degree in South Africa

Nike Davis-Okundaye, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Nike Centre for Art and Culture, is set to receive a honorary doctorate degree in Fine Arts from Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, in April.
Nike Davies-Okundaye

Nike Okundaye: We help to take girls off the streets

Nike Davis-Okundaye, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Nike Centre for Art and Culture, says that her centres located in Osogbo, Abuja and Lagos have helped to rehabilitate and empowered several street girls in recent years.
Aliko Dangote, president of Dangote Group, says the conglomerate’s revenue base will hit $30 billion by 2020 — a feat he would have considered impossible 10 years ago.

Aliko Dangote maintains position as Africa’s richest man

Aliko Dangote, the President of Dangote Group, who was ranked Africa’s richest man in the 2019 Forbes Africa’s billionaires list, has remained consistently ahead of the pack for the eighth consecutive year, with a current net worth of $10.3 billion.
Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says President Muhammadu Buhari launched his reelection campaign when residents of Zamfara were under bandits attacks.

2019: Kano business community supports Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election

Members of the Coalition of Kano State Markets Associations have promised to work for the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election.

Anambra community alarms over threat of erosion to roads

The people of Dunukofia in Anambra State have appealed to state and Federal Government to come to their aid over the erosion threat to their major road connecting the area to other communities of the state.
Ahmed Aruwa

Senator Ahmed Aruwa passes on in Kaduna

Former Senator Ahmed Aruwa passes on at a private hospital in Kaduna

Ogun government to build NHIS clinic in honour of philanthropist

In appreciation of the contribution of one of the State Philanthropists, Chief Olatunde Abudu, to the health sector, Ogun State Government says it would build a National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Clinic in Saje Hospital, Abeokuta, in his honour.

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Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Provence, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma

Bishop Chukwuma challenges Governor Ugwuanyi on legacy projects

Most Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma, Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province, Anglican Communion, has appealed to Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State to leave legacies that posterity would remember him for.

NDLEA: 27 million involved in illicit drugs globally

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has expressed worry over prevalent cases of drug abuse among youths in the country.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Central bank, BoI mull financing window for Edo Creative Hub

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bank of Industry (BoI), have disclosed plans to partner with the Edo State Government to ease access to finance to creators at the Edo Creative Hub.

Police confirm Lagos man kills wife, son, self

The police in Lagos said a 42-year-old man, Enifeh Omomo, allegedly committed suicide after killing his wife and their six-year-old son at their Ikorodu residence.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Truckers hails removal of navy from controlling Apapa traffic

The Federal Government’s withdrawal of the Nigerian Navy and other military formations from controlling traffic at the Apapa Port has been lauded as a welcome development by some truck owners.