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D’banj & Dj Spinall Present Prizes To Winner Of Diageo’s 2015 Master Bar Academy Programme

Diageo, parent company of Guinness Nigeria Plc and the world’s leading premium drinks business has kicked off its 2015 Master Bar Academy Programme in Nigeria. Through the Master Bar Academy Programme (also known as MBA), Diageo aims to help Nigerian bartenders learn world-class bartending techniques they need to build successful careers.  The programme also highlights…

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Boko Haram Kills 4 In Fresh Ambush On Borno Highway

In a fresh ambush on the Maiduguri-Damboa-Biu highway, rampaging Boko Haram gunmen killed four persons, injured three, and abducted two other persons. A local vigilante member, Abba Yusuf, who disclosed this in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, said the insurgents wreaked the havoc when they ambushed commercial motorists at Nwajurko village near SabonGari in Damboa…

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President Buhari Has Demonstrated Commitment To Strengthen Amnesty Programme – Boroh

 Retired Brig-Gen. Paul Boroh    The Presidential Amnesty Office in Abuja has commenced the payment of outstanding stipends to ex-agitators in the Niger Delta region and beneficiaries of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP). This followed the approval by President Muhammadu Buhari for the commencement of payment of the stipends and allowances to the beneficiaries. Retired…

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Oil Revenue No Longer Enough, Nigerians Need To Explore Agriculture – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said that the time has come for Nigerians to do more than pay mere lip service to agriculture, as crude oil and gas exports will no longer be sufficient as the country’s major revenue earner. President Buhari made the declaration at an audience with Dr. Kanayo Nwanze, the Nigerian born President of…

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Presidency Says Buhari’s U.S Trip Costs Way Below N200m

The Presidency Wednesday faulted newspaper reports which put the cost of the recent trip by President Muhammadu Buhari to the United States at a whopping N2.2billion. A statement issued in Abuja by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said the cost of the trip was highly exaggerated. The statement reads:…

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