Monday, 26th February 2024

Showmax Original telenovela

22 Apr 2023
The first Showmax Original telenovela in Nigeria, Wura, has reached its 50th episode, following its premiere in January 2023. Wura is set against the backdrop of the gold mining industry in the Iperindo community of Osun state.


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Super Eagles vice captain William Troost-Ekong is set to miss the rest of the season after rupturing his biceps femoris in his right leg. According to Italian transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Troost-Ekong will undergo a minor surgery in Finland on Tuesday, 27 February, 2024. Troost-Ekong sustained the injury in the Super Eagles second group game…
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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has announced the temporary suspension of a food distribution initiative aimed at alleviating hardships faced by Nigerians. The programme, launched last Friday, involved the disposal of seized edible goods deemed fit for consumption. The pilot exercise, held at the NCS Old Zonal Headquarters in Yaba, Lagos, initially went smoothly, according…
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The Federal Government has described Sugar Sweetened Beverages (SSBs) tax as most effective way of reducing excessive consumption of SSBs and incidences of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)
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The Nigerian government on Monday said unemployed young people will be paid a monthly stipend to cushion the effect of economic hardship. Nigeria's minister for economy Wale Edun disclosed this on Monday after the weekly federal executive council meeting chaired by President Bola Tinubu in Abuja. Edun said the approval by President Tinubu was to…
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Despite media threats and razzmatazz, the Punchers on Saturday February 25, 2024 failed to secure at least a draw as they were defeated by the Amalgamated team at the Onikan Stadium, Lagos.
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The Nigerian Government has launched a student loan programme aimed at easing the financial burden of Nigerians pursuing tertiary education. The government announced that the Education Tax, administered by the Federal Inland Revenue Service, will contribute to funding this newly established Student Loan Scheme. It also stated that the scheme is designed to alleviate the…
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The Federal High Court Abuja has adjourned the bail application of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to March 19. Justice Binta Nyako has also scheduled the long-awaited trial of the IPOB leader for March 20. A hearing notice dated February 8, 2023 fixed today for commencement of proceedings but Kanu's…
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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Monday, gave its nod for the implementation of aspects of the 2012 Stephen Oromsaye Panel Report. Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, disclosed this after the council meeting presided over by President Bola Tinubu at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said the go-ahead was given in a…
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The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has urged the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to stop its planned strike and dialogue with the government on their demands. NANS Senate President Akinteye Afeez in a statement said the impact of the strike on academic activities would be particularly devastating for students, who are already grappling with…
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Amid efforts to curtail food poisoning, the federal government has said it is collaborating with commodities producers at the grassroots level and being more involved in the post-harvest handlings including storage, processing, and packaging. The Registrar/CEO Nigerian Council of Food Science and Technology (NiCFoST), Veronica Ezeh, expressed worry at the unprofessional practices and mismanagement of…