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4 Dec 2015
Music Week Africa (MWA) today announced the launch of an annual Pan-African week long series of events designed to explore and promote all aspects of the industry’s diverse ecosystem. Music Week Africa will provide a business networking platform for musicians, professionals and other players in the music industry as well as enlighten sector practitioners, investors…
4 Dec 2015
No fewer than 65 shops were destroyed by fire in the furniture section of Sabon Gari Market in Kano on Thursday night, an official said. The Director of Kano State Fire Service, Alhaji Balarabe Kabara, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday that the incident, which occurred around 8:30 p.m. affected permanent and…
4 Dec 2015
The Emir of Keffi in Nasarawa State, Alhaji Mohammadu Chindo Yamusa II, is dead The Galadima of Keffi, Alhaji Abdul Usman, confirmed this on Friday at a news conference in Keffi Local Government Area of the state. The Galadima,who is also the emir’s cousin, said that the late monarch, who took ill briefly, died in…
4 Dec 2015
PLUMMETING crude oil prices, possible production cut and plans by Iran to oversupply the market would be major subjects of discussion as the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, presides over the 168th (Ordinary) meeting of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) today in Vienna.
4 Dec 2015
ALTHOUGH it got a major respite in its effort to get the $5.2 billion (N1.04 trillion) fine reduced, MTN Nigeria, has, however, lost its indigenous Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Michael Ikpoki, and its Corporate Service Executive, Akinwale Goodluck. They both resigned their appointments late Wednesday night.
4 Dec 2015
NOTWITHSTANDING its resolve to conduct a credible election in Bayelsa State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) does not have the powers to stop suspected hired and fake voters as long as they present valid permanent voter cards (PVCs).
4 Dec 2015
WITH yet another constitutional dilemma for the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the absence of a deputy governorship candidate to replace Mr. James Faleke to contest with its substitute governorship candidate, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, in Saturday’s Kogi State Supplementary election, lawyers are examining the issues it has thrown up.
4 Dec 2015
TRADITIONAL rulers in Osun State may boycott Monday’s coronation and presentation of staff of office to the new Ooni Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II unless a formal invitation for the ceremony is sent by the organisers of the event.
3 Dec 2015
THE World Health Organization (WHO), United Nations Children Fund (UNFPA) and the Embassy of Japan in Nigeria yesterday made a case for better coordination of the humanitarian situation in the insurgency-ravaged North East.
3 Dec 2015
THE Supreme Court yesterday set down 5th of February, next year to deliver sjudgment in the appeal brought before it by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, wherein he is challenging the decision of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) to assume jurisdiction over his trial.
3 Dec 2015
FORMER Governor of Enugu State and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Change (PDC) in the March 28 Enugu-East Senatorial election, Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani, has asked the Appeal Court, Enugu Division, to declare him winner contrary to the verdict of the National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal, which ordered a fresh election.
3 Dec 2015
A High Court sitting in Makurdi, the Benue State capital and presided over by Justice Adam Onum has ordered the authorities of the Nigeria Air Force (NAF), Makurdi to jointly or severally pay N20million to members of Akpen community for breaching the members’ fundamental rights to dignity of human persons.


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Romelu Lukaku said he was "very happy" to be back after the Belgian international striker arrived in Milan on Wednesday ahead of his return to Inter Milan on loan from Chelsea.
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UEFA's head of women's football Nadine Kessler has dismissed claims that European football's governing body lacked ambition in the selection of venues for Euro 2022, with attendance records for the tournament in England set to be smashed.
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned Wednesday against boycotting a G20 summit in Indonesia in November if Vladimir Putin attends, saying this would hand a "propaganda opportunity to others".
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President Volodymyr Zelensky told NATO leaders on Wednesday that Ukraine needs modern weapons and more financial aid in its fight against Russia's invasion.
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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of three persons in an early Wednesday multiple accidents at Mile 12 Ogere on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.