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  • Fly Time Music Festival 2019: Rhythm Unplugged 19 Nov 2019 20:26 Fly Time Music Festival is an annual music and comedy festival which holds at the Eko Convention Center in Lagos Nigeria. Fly time promotions have been hosting Rhythm Unplugged since 2004 and this year makes it the 15th year the concert has been on in …
  • Eskom’s new outsider CEO is no stranger to... 19 Nov 2019 20:26  19 Nov 2019 - 18:23 The utility is languishing under 450 billion rand ($30.6 billion) of debt, is estimated to be about 66% overstaffed and is struggling to keep the lights on. Andre de Ruyter, the next chief executive officer of embattled Eskom Holdings …
  • Music Of Morocco, The Garifuna, Dr. John, Afrobeat And Spanish Composers - KMUW 19 Nov 2019 20:21 Monday, November 18 Global Village marks Moroccan Independence Day with a program devoted to music from that nation. We’ll hear some of the ‘70s artists who ushered in a new contemporary style of music; the meeting of the spiritual Gnawa and jazz artists …
  • Tomori speaks on making England debut 19 Nov 2019 20:14 Chelsea defender, Fikayo Tomori, has spoken about making his debut for England. The 20-year-old who was also eligible for Nigeria and Canada, played for six minutes as the Three Lions hammered Kosovo 4-0 on Sunday in the Euro 2022 qualifiers. “It’s pretty …
  • Delta Force's Ayo Adetola flattered by comparison to Spanish legend Xabi Alonso 19 Nov 2019 20:13 The youngster has been tipped for stardom and he feels honoured to have been likened to the Real Madrid great Ayo Adetola admits he is enjoying comparisons with Spanish legend Xabi Alonso, while disclosing his resolve to become a household name.The …
  • Regional agencies to produce quality statistics and data 19 Nov 2019 20:12 By Maxwell Awumah, GNA Accra, Nov 19, GNA – Mr Bakary Dosso, Acting Director, Economic Commission for Africa Sub-Regional Office for West Africa (ECA SRO-WA) has reiterated ECA’s commitment to work in close collaboration with regional agencies to ensure …
  • ECOWAS workshop on economic monitoring and forecasting kickstarts in Accra 19 Nov 2019 20:10 By Maxwell Awumah, GNA Accra, Nov 19, GNA – An Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) workshop on economic monitoring, short-term economic forecasting and modeling for member countries is underway in Accra. The four-day workshop is being …
  • Buhari Attacks Lawmakers, Says Nothing To Show For N1trn Spent On Constituency Projects In 10 Years 19 Nov 2019 20:08   In what can be described as a huge swipe at members of Nigeria’s legislature, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said that there was nothing to show for the over N1trn spent on constituency projects over the last 10 years. According to Buhari, data …
  • Re-open Borders, Nigerian Traders Are Also Suffering, Ghana's Ex-President Tells Buhari 19 Nov 2019 20:08   Ex-President of Ghana, John Mahama, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to re-open Nigeria's border with neighbouring countries so that economic activities can thrive in West Africa. Mahama made the plea while delivering a lecture during a book …
  • Reps. to investigate NDDC expenditures from 2017 to date 19 Nov 2019 20:00 The House of Representatives has mandated the Committee on Niger-Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to conduct a comprehensive investigation into the financial activities of the commission in the last three years. This was sequel to the unanimous adoption …
  • Internet fraud: Nigerian scammer 'pulls off $1m heist' from prison 19 Nov 2019 19:58 Image copyright EFCC Image caption Hope Olusegun Aroke is serving a 24-year prison sentence A convicted internet fraudster has been placed under investigation in Nigeria for allegedly masterminding a "mega scam" from a maximum-security prison …
  • Kaduna State Government, Arla Foods to Construct N15 billion Milk Farm 19 Nov 2019 19:52 Kaduna State Government, Arla Foods to Construct N15 billion Milk Farm The Kaduna State government says it will spend N15 billion on the construction of household milk farms in Damau, Anchau Local Government Area. The State Governor, Nasiru El-Rufai said …
  • International Investors Arrive Osogbo for Osun Economic Summit 19 Nov 2019 19:52 International Investors Arrive Osogbo for Osun Economic Summit Local and international businessmen, diplomats, investors, and financial experts are in Osogbo, Osun state capital, to participate in the economic and investment summit which commenced on …
  • Mikel Obi Hints on Joining Chelsea Coaching Crew 19 Nov 2019 19:52 Mikel Obi Hints on Joining Chelsea Coaching Crew Former Nigeria’s Super Eagles midfielder and captain John Mikel Obi has declared his intention of joining Chelsea coaching staff after his career as a player. Mikel who spent close to a decade with the …
  • We Won’t Release Sowore to a Mob, says DSS 19 Nov 2019 19:52 We Won’t Release Sowore to a Mob, says DSS The Department of State Services (DSS) says it will not release Omoyele Sowore, convener of #RevolutionNow Movement to a mob. Peter Afunanya, DSS spokesman, said this on Tuesday while addressing journalists at the …
  • Imo: Ararume, Uzodinma, Uche fail to reverse Ihedioha’s victory 19 Nov 2019 19:49 Eric Ikhilae, Abuja Candidates of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Action Alliance (AA) and All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last governorship election in Imo State – Ifeanyi Ararume, Uche Nwosu and Hope Uzodinma – have failed again in …
  • Bauchi gets new Police Commissioner 19 Nov 2019 19:49 David Adenuga Bauchi The newly posted Commissioner of Police Bauchi State, Phillip Maku, has resumed duties. His assumption of duty followed the redeployment of the former Commissioner of Police, CP Habu A. Sani, who is now in charge of Kano State Police …
  • Three die in Lagos accident 19 Nov 2019 19:49 Precious Igbonwelundu Three persons were on Tuesday morning killed and two others injured in an accident at Ijanikin, along the Badagry Expressway in Lagos. The accident which occurred around 12:30am was said to have been caused by reckless driving. It was …
  • Trader sues Saraki, Atiku, Obi for ‘unauthorised use of photos on campaign billboards’ 19 Nov 2019 19:49 Robert Egbe A Lagos-based trader, Mrs Amuda Adeleke, Tuesday filed a suit at a Federal High Court in Lagos, against former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki for allegedly using her picture on campaign billboards without her consent. Saraki was the …
  • Security Boss who turned to professional boxing to remain disciplined 19 Nov 2019 19:49 Entrepreneur & Security boss Sheikh Waziri is a dedicated business man who has built a budding business internationally in the security sector, starting from being a security to guard, to professional executive/VIP bodyguard, to a highly respected …
  • Sanwo-Olu flags off Crocodile Smile IV, tasks security on vandals, others 19 Nov 2019 19:49 Precious Igbonwelundu Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday flagged off Exercise Crocodile Smile IV with a charge to security agencies to flush pipeline vandals, pirates, kidnappers and armed robbers out of the state. He declared the exercise open …
  • How Yahoo Yahoo Boy pulls off $1m scam from prison, buys N70m homes – EFCC 19 Nov 2019 19:49 Robert Egbe A convicted internet fraudster serving 24 years in jail, Hope Olusegun Aroke has allegedly pulled off a $1million scam from the Kirikiri Maximum Prison in Lagos. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alleged that Aroke, who has …
  • PDP demands justice for slain Woman Leader, insists Kogi, Bayelsa were rigged 19 Nov 2019 19:49 Gbade Ogunwale, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded justice for its Kogi State Women Leader, Mrs Acheju Abuh who was burnt to death in her home on Monday, allegedly by political thugs. While invoking the wrath of God on the perpetrators …
  • INEC presents N1.9m cheque to family of deceased corps member 19 Nov 2019 19:49 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented a cheque of N1.9 million to the family of Late Miss Kemisola Adeniran, a corps member who died in Oyo State during the electoral process. The News Agency of Nigeria  (NAN) reports that the …
  • Police arraign 2 minors, 1 man for allegedly stealing soft drinks worth N48,000 19 Nov 2019 19:48     The police on Tuesday arraigned two minors and a 22-year-old man, Muhammad Mustapha at the Karu Grade I Area Court, Abuja for allegedly stealing soft drinks worth N48,000. The police charged the defendants with three counts of joint acts, criminal …