ALAT music competition
WEMA Bank has announced the top three contestants in its anticipated Sounds of ALAT competition. The competition, launched a few months ago, is aimed at discovering and supporting budding musicians across Nigeria and giving them a platform to showcase their talents to the world.
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Former prime minister Boris Johnson on Thursday defended his decision to delay a national lockdown during the UK's second wave of Covid, as he faced a second day of questioning at a public inquiry. Johnson also defended his use of the phrase "let it rip" during meetings when referring to a potential strategy of allowing…
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UK leader Rishi Sunak defiantly insisted on Thursday that his latest immigration plan will work, as the issue threatened to tear apart his ruling Conservatives, putting his premiership in jeopardy. Sunak came out fighting after his government's latest attempt to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda sparked the resignation of his immigration minister, who said it…
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The chairman of the Senate Committee on Interior, Adams Oshiomhole, has raised the alarm that prisoners from foreign countries work at construction sites in Nigeria. Oshiomhole made this disclosure in Abuja on Wednesday when the Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, appeared before the National Assembly Joint Committees on Interior to defend the Ministry's budget for…
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Nigerian Afrobeats sensation, Davido, celebrates a major milestone as his album "Timeless" secures a spot on Billboard's prestigious "Top 50 Best Albums of 2023. Since it's release in March 2023, "Timeless" gathered three nominations for the 2024 Grammy Awards our of many other streaming records. Davido's latest album earned recognition in categories such as Best…
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Self-exclusion programs are designed to promote responsible gambling, providing a way for players to voluntarily remove themselves from online gambling as a way to deal with problematic behaviour. In fact, it can be a very effective tool for the highly motivated who incorporate it into a wider plan to control gambling.
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Two Israeli tank rounds were used in the attack that killed a Reuters journalist and wounded six others in southern Lebanon on October 13, an investigation published Thursday by the news agency found. Issam Abdallah, 37, was killed instantly in the incident. The others present -- two other Reuters journalists, two from Qatari broadcaster Al…
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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Thursday debunked reports which alleged that it was part of the Federal Government's delegation to the United Nations Climate Change Conference otherwise called COP28.
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Physically challenged Nollywood star Doris Akonanya, reveals that she often attracts men who date her out of pity due to her condition. Speaking openly about her experiences, she discloses that past relationships have ended on a sour note, with partners acting as if they were doing her a favour.
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Super Eagles and Napoli striker Victor Osimhen will battle Egypt’s Mohamed Salah and Achraf Hakimi of Morocco for the 2023 CAF Men’s Player of the Year award.
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Prosecutors on Thursday sought the death penalty for a man charged over a 2019 arson attack on an anime studio that killed 36 people, Japan's deadliest crime in decades, reports said. Shinji Aoba, who nearly died from burns he sustained, has admitted to starting the fire at Kyoto Animation and faces five charges, including murder,…