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Tuface Idibia, Sound Sultan Lami Phillips Join In To Support African Farmers And Rural Women

It’s the African year of farming, and as D’Banj continues to draw attention to the One Campaign, some other notable Nigerian musicians have also joined the campaign, albeit under a different umbrella. Tuface, Lami Phillips & Sound Sultan West African artists Tuface Idibia, Sound Sultan, Lami Phillips and Baaba Maal alongside Daara J  Family, DK,…

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2014 Lagos International Polo: Day 1-Fifth Chukker, Ashbert Vie For Oba Of Lagos Cup

Here’s something for the horse lovers! The 2014 Lagos International Polo Tournament officially started on February 19th and will go on until the 23rd of February. The opening week of the MTN/GT Bank 2014 Lagos Polo International Tournament reaches its crucial stage today as Lagos teams, Fifth Chukker and Ashbert 98.1 size up for the…

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Slain Banker’s Husband, Akolade Arowolo Sentenced To Death

An Ikeja High Court, sitting in Lagos State, Nigeria’s south-west region, has sentenced Mr Akolade Arowolo to death by hanging for killing his banker wife, Titilayo Arowolo. Akolade being led away after the judgement While delivering her judgment on Friday, the presiding judge, Justice Lateefa Okunnu, held that even though there was no eyewitness to…

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An Incredible Week Continues! Omobola Johnson, Femi Oke, Abudu, Leke Alder, Others At2014 SMWLagos

Omobola Johnson Social Media Week Lagos 2014 has been up to a great start featuring over 134 events – panels, workshops, keynotes, networking sessions and entertainment events across 5 main venues and other independent ones between the duration February 17 – 21. Some of major highlights from the Events that have already taken place include…

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“I Will Challenge Suspension As CBN Governor In Court”– Sanusi, Watch Exclusive Video Interviews

The suspended controversial Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has reacted to his suspension by President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday. In interviews with CNBC Africa and Sahara Reporters, the banker hinted that he would challenge his suspension in court, saying the President acted arbitrarily and does not have the power…

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Breaking! CBN Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi Suspended By President Jonathan, For Financial Recklessnes & Misconduct

The power play between the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi and President Goodluck Jonathan has taken a new twist, as this morning, the Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Mr. Reuben Abati in a statement announced his immediate suspension from his office as the Governor of Nigeria’s…

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“Come Back & Make A Difference!”- Osamuyimen Stewart (Chief Scientist, IBM-Africa) Tells Africans In Diaspora

IBM chief scientist Uyi Stewart is tackling Africa&#39s so-called “brain drain” head on, urging African diaspora to return and work on the continent. As a teenager, Stewart was interested in computer sciences but his country&#39s lack of infrastructure prompted him to look abroad as a way of” intellectual escape.” He managed to secure a scholarship…

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