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Nigerian Army Arrest 33 People Supplying Foodstuffs To Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army spokesman, Col. SaniUsman yesterday said troops have arrested 33 suspected suppliers of foodstuffs to Boko Haram terrorists along Azir-Wajiroko road in Damboa, Borno State. The statement said: “Intensive patrols and vigilance of troops have continued to yield positive results with the arrest of 33 suspected food suppliers to the Boko Haram terrorists…

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Grooming For Greatness! Biola Alabi Begins Mentorship Programme For 20 Young African Leaders

 Biola Alabi  About 20 exceptional young African leaders would be selected for a leadership and management project called “Grooming For Greatness”. The programme is championed by Biola Alabi, founder of Biola Alabi Media and former Managing Director of M-Net Africa as her new leadership development project. The Yale Fellow explains that is a year-long programme which…

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UBA Celebrates Courage & Selflessness With Support For Film On Ebola

Mr. Charles Aigbe with  Actor, Danny Glover Pan African banking and financial services group United Bank for Africa (Plc) has restated its commitment to the growth and development of the African movie industry by supporting the making ’93 days’, an inspirational movie on Ebola as it happened in Nigeria. The movie tells the story of the…

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Tony Elumelu Pens Op-ed For Time Magazine On on Current Migrant Crisis In Africa

Tony O. Elumelu with the 1,000 entrepreneurs representing 51 African countries from the 2015 class of the $100 million Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme during the entrepreneurship boot camp in Ota, Nigeria in July. Tony Elumelu the chairman of Heirs Holdings and founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation pens his on his thoughts on the current…

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‘Buhari Kerosene’! Billionaire Otedola Orders All Forte Oil Stations To Sell Kerosene For N50/litre

Chairman of Forte Oil, Mr. Femi Otedola, has crashed the price of House Hold Kerosene (HHK) to N50/litre, representing over 60% reduction in pump price. According to reports by THEWILL, the billionaire has ordered all Forte Oil stations nationwide to implement the directive tagged “Buhari Kerosene”. He said the initiative was in furtherance of his…

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President Buhari Meets With French & Nigerian CEOs As Part Of Visit To France

President MuhammaduBuhari is currently on a three-day official visit to France at the invitation of President Francois Hollande. Today he met and participated at the high-level business breakfast session with French and Nigerian CEOs at MEDEF Headquarters -France’s largest federation of investors and employers. According to a previous statement released by the President’s spokesman, Femi…

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Kim, Kourtney, Khloe, Kylie & Kendall Meet Apple, Take Their Reality Brand To Another Level

Reality stars Kim Kardashian, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian, Kylie and Kendall Jenner have officially launched their individual websites and apps at an Apple store in New York to take their brand a step higher. The sisters were all glamorous looking to promote their websites and app which would include each sister’s personal fashion tips and…

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Heartbreaking! In Plight To Get To Europe, Syrian Man Fights To Stay Afloat With Toddler

This is indeed a heartbreaking photo to see. A Syrian refugee while fleeing the crisis-ridden country was photographed struggling to keep his baby from drowning as they swam through the Mediterranean Sea. The Syrian civil war has widely been described as the worst humanitarian disaster of our time, with over 11 million people displaced.  …

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Buhari Begins 3 Day Official Visit To France

President Muhammadu Buhari left Abuja for Paris this afternoon on a three-day official visit to France at the invitation of President Francois Hollande. For the visit, President Buhari was accompanied by the National Security Adviser, Major-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd.), the Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Ministries of Defence, Finance, Agriculture, Foreign Affairs, Industry, Trade and…

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