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23 Jan 2015
AS the reality show, Malta Guinness Game On gradually draw its curtain, this week’s episode of the show have both Team Fashion and Team Football left with four members apiece, and they strove to determine who would come out on top in the engaging series powered by Malta Guinness to fuel the rise of the…
16 Jan 2015
THE latest episode of Malta Guinness Game On saw Jay Jay Okocha, Joke Silva, Saka, Toke Makinwa, Bovi, Mai Atafo and Charles Okafor join contestants in the reality show, who were faced with the challenge of making a 5 min documentary depicting stories representing their captain’s rise.    Both Team captains got the support of…
16 Jan 2015
WHILE speaking with The Times over a new report on the entertainment industry’s effect on the Los Angeles County economy, chief economist with the L.A County Economic Development Corporation Robert Kleinhenz observed that, despite the loss of business to places around the world, the entertainment industry in L.A. County remains a focal point for the…
16 Jan 2015
• Dede, Dare And Yinka Davies Retain Roles As Judges FOR lovers of entertainment, exciting times are here once again. After months of fine-tuning the talent hunt project and sealing sponsorship deals, leading entertainment franchise owners, Optima Media Group and lead sponsor, Etisalat Nigeria have unveiled the season five of TV reality show Nigerian Idol. …
16 Jan 2015
THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has partnered with Arise Monalisa Foundation (AMF) to further safeguard the health of Nigerian women.    After eight years of supporting major autism campaign causes, funding education for the less priviledged, organising charitable visits to orphanages and prisons amongst others, the Arise Monalisa Foundation…
16 Jan 2015
FOLLOWING the announcement of the 2015 Academy Awards Awards nominations, M-Net Movies Premiere is delighted to bring viewers a feast of Academy Award winning films as well as one of 2015’s leading Oscar nominees in February.     The Oscar nominations were aired live on Wednesday on M-Net Movies Premiere where The Grand Budapest Hotel scooped…
16 Jan 2015
AS a follow up to Relativity Education’s engagement with the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) to boost capacity for creative professionals in Africa, the CEO of AFRIFF, Ms. Chioma Ude was at the Los Angeles office of the organisation to debrief on the success of the last edition of the festival held in took place…
16 Jan 2015
THOUGH an upcoming artiste, Henry Smith, who popularly by his moniker, Kettle Zeal, could simply be described as one Nigerian artiste with a different flavour. He is in love with African beats, just as he is attracted to other genres of music. He describes himself as unconventional and revolutionist with his brand of music, which…
16 Jan 2015
AFRO-SOUL/Jazz songstress, Teni is back with a brand new alternative dancehall-soul single titled Bad Boy, a collaboration with singer and music producer, Shank. The new hit was co-written by Teni and Shank, and co-produced by Teni, Shank and John Black.      With comparisons to the legendry Sade Adu, and Afrobeat co-creator, Tony Allen, Teni is proving to be…
16 Jan 2015
FOLLOWING his alleged endorsement of president Goodluck Jonathan in the February 14 general election by some dailies not The Guardian, Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti took during the week took to his Facebook page to debunk the rumour.      Seun in his post on the Facebook page said, “Please everyone disregard this news making the…
16 Jan 2015
THE year 2014, no doubt was a good year for Akin Tofowomo popularly known as Shuga and the Shuga band, as the band played in all the major events and weddings within and outside Nigeria.       Toward the tail-end of last year, Shuga released the hugely popular wedding song, Married Today. The celebrated singer has…
16 Jan 2015
PENTHAUZE Music artiste and record label boss, Phyno, following his Best Rap single win at the recently concluded 2014 Headies has kicked off the year with a brand new video. The rapper who is known for his indigenous feel on tracks and usual family friendly videos has taken a completely different approach for the year…


A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Friday, adjourned the hearing on the suit filed by the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) seeking a referendum to determine the fate of Biafra and other self-determination agitations to March 30, 2023.
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Northern leaders have asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emeifele, to extend the deadline of the expiration of the old naira notes as legal tender in the country, following the hardship Nigerians have been subjected to, in getting the new notes to transact businesses and meeting domestic economic needs.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has again, extended the deadline for collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) nationwide by one week.
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The Head of Chambers/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Alabukun Law Chambers, Dr. Yemisi Solanke Koya, has decried foreign airlines requiring payments for air tickets purchased in Nigeria in foreign currency.
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As Nigerians grapple with the difficulties occasioned by the artificial scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) and its arbitrary pricing across the country, energy experts yesterday insisted on the need for the Federal Government to remove subsidies being paid on the product.