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Ike Ekweremadu: Days of Oil are Numbered, if not Over
The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has advised Nigerians to look beyond oil to secure economic prosperity for the country. Ekweremadu, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Uche Anichukwu, said  the days of oil as super foreign exchange earner for the nation were... Read more
Are You Ready for the Coolest Party of the Year as Heineken presents #OneLastTime Party
Premium beer brand, Heineken, will on Saturday, December 17th, 2016, host celebrities, media personalities and industry leaders to an exclusive party at the Heineken House, Ikoyi, Lagos, to mark the end of an era. Aptly themed; “One Last Time“, the party is strictly by invitation and will be a... Read more
Nana Akufo-Addo is President-Elect of Ghana
Ghana’s Electoral Commission has declared opposition leader and candidate of New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo,  the winner of the presidential election in the West African nation. Read more
FLASH: Policemen Shooting Student Protesters At LAUTECH
Men of the Nigerian Police Force fired live bullets at students protesting the prolonged closure of the Ladoke Akintola University Of Technology (LAUTECH). The university which is jointly owned by the Oyo and Osun state government has been shut down for six months following a protest over the result... Read more
“We lost millions of dollars,” Watch Senator Ben Murray-Bruce on Forbes Africa TV My Worst Day with Peace Hyde
Chairman of Silverbird Group and Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Ben Murray-Bruce takes the hot seat this month on yet another nail biting episode of the Forbes Africa TV show, My worst day with Peace Hyde. Find out how an ordinary day, turned into one of the... Read more
Twin Bomb Blasts leaves Several Persons dead in Adamawa Market
Sa’ad Bello, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Coordinator in charge of Adamawa and Taraba states, has confirmed twin bomb blasts in Madagali Market in Adamawa. Bello, however, said the number of casualty was yet to be ascertained. Also confirming the incident, the Chairman of Madagali Local Government,Yusuf Mohammed,... Read more
Kenya’s fiercely sexy and talented Victoria Kimani, shares her debut album “Safari” with the world. Ice Prince, Sarkodie, Bucie, Vanessa Mdee, Phyno, and khuli Chana… are only a few of the incredibly rich features of Safari – a Swahili word meaning ‘journey’. Released on Monday December 5th 2016, under Chocolate City Music, the album boasts of... Read more
Do not be killed, protect yourself – Amaechi tells APC Supporters
The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, on Thursday urged APC supporters in Rivers not to allow members of the opposition parties to intimidate them during the rerun election. The rerun is slated for December 10. Amaechi, the immediate past Governor of the state, gave the advice during anAll Progressives... Read more
Bill for Independent Candidacy into Elective Positions Passes 2nd Reading
A bill seeking to introduce independent candidacy in the country’s electoral process on Wednesday scaled through second reading in the House of Representatives. Hon. Edward Pwajok (PDP-Plateau), who sponsored the bill said that the objective was to open the country’s political space. “In order to deepen our democracy and... Read more
WATCH Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala talk about how the Losers of Globalisation Are Fighting Back
Nigeria’s former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, speaking at a forum organised by Fortune and TIME, said that while globalisation brought so many benefits for the African continent, the losers in the “globalisation game” are fighting back. She said that though the exportation of primary products have lifted a lot... Read more