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NSCDC to handover corruption cases to ICPC

The Commandant-General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has said that all corruption cases involving officers of the Corps would be transferred to the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) for further action. He spoke during a courtesy visit to the …

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The Power of Positive Difference: Dr. Obadiah Mailafia and His Nigeria By Toyin Falola Having intellectual capacity is associated with some people who have dedicated their time to the pursuit of knowledge, part of a process of building human capacity, evidence that efforts have been concentrated on something tangible. However, …

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Mathematical 7 Goes on Stage: Segun Odegbami, Abeokuta, and the Making of “Ayinla” by Tunde Kelani         PART 5   THE EAGLE LANDED ON PLANET NOLLYWOOD   By Toyin Falola In this closing conversation with Segun Odegbami, Mathematical 7 speaks on his acting experience in “Ayinla”. All photos include some …

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Author calls for improved reading culture

By Emmanuel Onoja   Law Ikay Ezeh, one of the authors shortlisted for the the 2021 $100,000 Nigeria Prize for Literature (NPL) has said reading culture in Nigeria is quite poor despite the fact that there are good writers in the country. The author of Your Church, My Shrine, said …

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Team Sisterly Wins FirstBank Reality TV Show

PRIZE PRESENTATION : Deputy Managing Director, FirstBank, Gbenga Shobo (Middle); Executive Chairman and CEO of EbonyLife TV, Mo Abudu ( third left); Group Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications, FirstBank, Folake Ani-Mumuney (second right) presenting the star prize to the winners of the FirstBank FirstStars Reality TV show (Team Sisterly) .

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Opposition Leader Nana Akufo-Addo, Wins Ghana Presidential Election

Ghana’s main opposition leader, Nana Akufo-Addo, has won the country’s presidential election with an absolute majority over INCUBENT  President John Mahama. Ghana’s Joy FM’s website showed Akufo-Addo winning 53.27 percent of the vote and Mahama on 44.93 percent, based on its count of 233 constituencies out of 275 in total. …

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“I Did Not Know That A Day Like This Will Come”- Chibok Girl Speaks

Emotions ran high on Sunday in Abuja when parents of the 21 Chibok girls, who were released by Boko Haram militants on Thursday, reunited with their parents at a thanksgiving service. Parents and a few invited guests shed tears as the few lucky girls, who were among the over 200 …

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Tension In N-Delta As Ultimatum To Danjuma, Atiku, Others Expires Today

There is  a feel of uncertainty and anxiety in the Niger Delta as the two-week ultimatum given owners of oil blocs in the region by Niger Delta Avengers to evacuate their staff and shut down operations ends today, while secret talks with the militant group have run into  a hitch. The …

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We Will Reveal Those Behind The Power Problem- Union Workers

The Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEAC) on Monday said it was ready to reveal the challenges facing the Power sector in Nigeria and how to solve them. Mr Chris Okokwo, the newly-elected president of the union spoke to journalists in Lagos during the handover ceremony of …

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Fayose Condemns Arrest Of 76 Igbo Villagers Over Protest Against Fulani Herdsmen, Calls For Their Release

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has condemned the arrest of 76 Igbo villagers from Ugwuneshi Autonomous community, Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State following a clash between the natives and Fulani herdsmen, saying; “It has gotten to a level that lovers of peace in Nigeria must speak out on this keg …

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