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Naira Value Depletes To An Upsetting Figure In Comparison With The Dollar

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria on Tuesday bowed to pressure by devaluing the naira from N155 to N168 to the US dollar. CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele The MPC tightened the apex bank’s monetary policy by allowing some flexibility in the exchange rate to stem speculative activities and depletion of…

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UNIJOS Closed Down Due To Violence Between Security Operatives & Students

The University of Jos, UNIJOS has been closed down after a protest by students over hike in fees turned bloody, with security officials called in to restore order shooting at least eight students. A statement, Tuesday, by the University Registrar Jully Dandam, after a hurriedly convened management meeting, said the institution would remain shut “till…

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Is This Wrong? Boko Haram Leader, Abubakar Shekau, Dangote, Lupita, More Named Most Influential Africans

This year’s listing of what has become one of the definitive listings of most influential Africans makes for an interesting read. It was a year that saw over 200 schoolgirls abducted overnight by the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram – an event Obiageli Ezekwesili was not going to let slip away quietly. Listed by New…

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Fashion Vs Football: Malta Guinness Launches New Reality TV Show, ‘GAMEON’

As the controversy continues between fans and enthusiasts of football and fashion, Malta Guinness, the premium malt drink steps in to curate the discussion over which passions best fuels the rise of Naija. The brand is creating a platform for the nation to have her say, and decide which passion will take Naija further with…

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Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola & Frannie Leautier Are Keynote Speakers At TFAA 2014

Africa’s biggest youth event, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has announced the Keynote Speakers for its 2014 edition: they are the governor of Africa’s largest city, Babatunde Raji Fashola, and Tanzania’s Dr. Frannie Leautier, who has been called ‘Africa’s queen of development’. The event holds on Sunday, 7 December at the Intercontinental Hotels in Lagos,…

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Pharrell Williams & Cara Delevingne To Star In New Chanel Film, “Reincarnation”, Watch Trailer!

Chanel has released a teaser for its latest fashion film shot by Karl Lagerfeld himself, starring British supermodel Cara Delevingne and hitmaker Pharrell Williams, who reportedly sing a duet called ‘CC The World‘. The news come just a month after it was confirmed that Delevingne had reportedly recorded her first single with Williams and this track…

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Ferguson Jury Decision Sparks Outrage From Protesters As Officer Is Not Indicted

Thousands of people rallied in US cities including Los Angeles and New York to protest a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer, Darren Wilson who killed an unarmed black 18-year-old, Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Gunshots rang out and police lobbed tear gas at an angry crowd in suburban St. Louis after…

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Muhammadu Buhari Submits Election Form, Condemns The Presence Of Security Agents At The National Assembly

A former head of state and a presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday in Abuja submitted his nomination form and expression of interest to the party’s national secretariat. The National Chairman of APC, John Oyegun, while receiving the form, said Mr. Buhari was the third presidential aspirant of the…

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