Monday, 4th December 2023

Herbie Hancock

30 Apr
Today is International Jazz Day. Proclaimed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in 2011 at the initiative of UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock, and recognised by the United Nations General Assembly..


A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to identify, within 90 days, its officials involved in the registration of the underage during the continuous voters’ registration (CVR) exercise in polling units across the country. Justice Obiora Egwuatu, in a judgement, also directed the culprits to be produced and…
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Since the broadcast of a shocking documentary about abuse in the Belgian Catholic Church, which awakened buried traumas, former priest Rik Deville has been overwhelmed by heart-breaking stories. One victim, an 86-year-old man, called Deville from his car where he had locked himself, in floods of tears. He finally told someone of the horrific abuse…
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Nollywood sensation Moet Abebe sheds light on her solo journey at 34, attributing her single status to a quest for a "sensible man" and expressing frustration with what she perceives as a lack of sense in most men. In a recent episode of the Bahd and Boujee Podcast, where Moet co-hosts alongside reality star Tolanibaj,…
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The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Christopher Gwabin Musa, declared closed the first ever Abuja National Skating Competition at the weekend.
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The governor of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has confirmed that investors are interested in the state's waste conversion initiatives. Sanwo-Olu made this announcement in a statement on X with the governor excited to share some positive news from Lagos State's participation in the ongoing 28th session of the Conference of Parties (COP28) in Dubai, United Arab…
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In a recent episode of the 'Ginger Yourself' Podcast, Nigerian singer, Lyta, revealed his earnest desire to rejoin the YBNL Nation record label. Lyta clarified that his departure from YBNL was not intentional, expressing a wish to return to the music family. During the interview, Lyta shared, "I want to be back with YBNL; what…
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Wegovy, Mounjaro, Ozempic... These new drugs drawing such intense attention have raised the hopes of millions around the world suffering from diabetes or obesity. But what are they, how are they used and who makes them? Imitating a key hormone These drugs imitate a hormone known as GLP-1 (it stands for glugacon-like peptide-1), which is…
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Concerned about rising cases of illicit drugs sale and consumption across hard to reach communities in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Vanguard Against Drug Abuse, (VGADA), has commenced therapy sessions for drug users in Wumba and Bagalape communities
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At least 11 hikers have been found dead after a volcano erupted in western Indonesia, a local rescue official told AFP on Monday. Mount Marapi on the island of Sumatra, with a peak of 2,891 metres (9,484 feet), erupted Sunday, sending a tower of ash 3,000 metres into the sky. "There are 26 people who…
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Six Thai hostages kidnapped and held for weeks in the Gaza Strip by Hamas will arrive back in the kingdom on Monday, officials said. Tens of thousands of Thais were working in Israel, mostly in the agricultural sector, when Palestinian militants poured over the border on October 7, killing 1,200 people, mostly civilians, and kidnapping…