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Sola Sobowale, other King of Boys stars, win big at Africa movie awards (Full list)

John Beloved Some of the movie stars featured in Kemi Adetiba’s ‘King of Boys’ clinched awards at the 15th Africa Movie Academy Awards presented on Sunday evening. The 2018 drama/political thriller tells the story of a businesswoman and philanthropist with a checkered past and drawn into a power struggle that threatens everything she holds dear. Out of five nominations…
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Flood sacks Badagry communities

Olusola Elijah Many residents of Oropo, Itoga and Samuel Ekundayo communities in Badagry, Lagos State, have abandoned their homes and taken refuge in other locations following serious flooding in the areas. While many residents relocated from the communities since the…
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Police confirm collapse of two-storey building in Jos

Olusola Elijah The Plateau Police Command on Sunday confirmed the collapse of a two-storey building at Butcher Street, Terminus Market in Jos North Local Government Area of the state. DSP Terna Tyopev, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, told…
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Nigerian lawyer urges lawmakers to rework national policies for minority's sake

Olusola Elijah A Nigerian lawyer, Desmond Orisewezie has called on parliamentarians to rework national policy agenda to protect minority interests. He made this known during the 2019 edition of the National Students’ Legislative Conference held recently at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. Speakers at the event included Chairman House of Reps Committee on NDDC, Hon. Olubunmi…
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I left Nigeria because of BokoHaram- Libya returnee

Olusola Elijah The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has on Thursday received another batch of 141 stranded Nigerian returnees from Libya. The Coordinator, NEMA Lagos Territorial Office, Abubakar Muhammed, received the returnees on behalf of the Federal…
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INEC spent N503 million without Senate approval

Olusola Elijah The National Assembly Joint Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has raised concern about the additional budgetary spending of over N503 million by INEC without applying for virement from the National Assembly. The discovery was…
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Court to hear Danny Young's suit against Tiwa Savage, Mavin Records November 5

John Beloved The federal high court in Lagos has slated November 5, for hearing in a suit filed by Olumuyiwa Danladi, a Nigerian musician commonly referred to as Danny young against music star Tiwa Savage, over alleged copyright infringement. In the suit labelled FHC/L/CS/230/2019 and pending before the presiding Judge, Young claims N205 million in damages against Savage for allegedly using…
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Corp Members to enjoy new minimum wage- Minister

Olusola Elijah The Minister of Youths and Sports development, Sunday Dare, has hinted that the corps members will also benefit from the implementation of the new minimum wage. The minister gave this hint on Wednesday October 23rd, 2019 through his official Twitter handle. He said the Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim will provide…
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