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Carnival At Ogbe Stadium As Oshiomhole Marks 6th Anniversary

Carnival At Ogbe Stadium As Oshiomhole Marks 6th Anniversary

Although Governor Adams Oshiomhole is still being awaited, it is a carnival of sorts at the Ogbe Stadium, Benin, Edo State, venue of the 6th anniversary celebration of the Oshiomhole administration in Edo State. Aside from the fact that the entrance of the stadium famous for being the match venues of great football teams such

IPC Tasks Media On Ebola Reporting

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria has issued some recommendations intended to assist the Nigerian media in reporting the challenges posed by the outbreak of the Ebola virus. Though Lanre Arogundade, director of IPC, commended the Nigerian media for its effort to give extensive coverage to the pandemic, he said the advisory was necessary to

Maya Angelou Dies At 86

Maya Angelou, the award-winning American writer, poet and civil rights activist has died at age 86. Angelou, the famous author of I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings died on Wednesday morning at her Winston Salem home in North Carolina, United States. Angelou had stayed away from social activities of late. She recently cancelled a

Jonathan Sacks Gulak

President Goodluck Jonathan has terminated the appointment of his special adviser (Political), Ahmed. A. Gulak. Reuben Abati, senior special adviser to the president on media and publicity, made this known in a series of tweets he posted on his twitter handle. Abati said the president “thanks Gulak for his services to the present administration and

“Bring Back The Pupils!” Soyinka Urges President Jonathan

    Professor Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate, has lambasted President Goodluck Jonathan for what he described as his callous indifference and nonchalant attitude to the mindless killings, which the Islamic extremist sect, Boko Haram has carried out in recent times. Soyinka is particularly miffed at the April 14 bomb blast at the Nyanya motor park,

The World Stands Still for Port Harcourt

  All is now set for the opening ceremonies of the Port Harcourt World Book Capital 2014. The weeklong ceremonies which will hold between Tuesday April 22 and Saturday April 26 will kick-start the yearlong programme during which the attention of the globe will be focused on Port Harcourt. The main opening ceremony will take

I’m Disappointed Yerima Wasn’t On The Centennial List – Soyinka

Wole Soyinka, Professor and Nobel Laureate has expressed disappointment that Ahmed Yerima, former Governor of Zamfara State, was not among the 100 Nigerians that President Goodluck Jonathan recently honoured as part of activities marking Nigeria’s centenary. Speaking rather ironically, Soyinka stated this yesterday at a public service debate organized by the St John’s Forum, a

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Federal Government Appoints Emefiele As CBN Governor

Godwin Emefiele, the  chief executive officer, Zenith Bank Plc, has been appointed as substantive Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. He replaces Sahusi Lamido Sanusi, who was suspended this morning by President Goodluck Jonathan. Bayo Adelabu, executive director, First Bank Plc has also been named deputy governor, replacing Tunde Lemo. The names of the

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