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Nigerian celebrities have expressed their condolences on the death of actor LinChung Duke Oliver, an actor in the hilarious sitcom comedy, ‘Do Good’ . The celebrities including Kate Henshaw, Uzor Osimkpa, Junior Pope, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Chioma Akpotha, Iretiola Doyle, Vivian Ada Ameh Ejike, also paid tributes to their departed colleague. The two leading movie […]

Mrs Stella Ajige, the Managing Director, SKDC Global Links Ltd and Chief Coordinator of Nasarawa Entrepreneur Summit (NES) has said that no fewer than 1000 entrepreneurs were billed to participate in the second edition of NES in the state. Ajige told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lafia that summit would hold […]

The Lagos State Government says it will honour individuals, groups and organisations that have contributed to the environment in the state. The Commissioner for Environment, Mr Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti said on Thursday, that the individuals would be honoured during the second edition of the Environmental Award tagged “Lagos Green Award’’. Durosinmi-Etti said that the award ceremony […]

Juventus will have a first shot at clinching an eighth successive Serie A title at the weekend although they will need help from the only team to have beaten them in the league this season. Second-placed Napoli’s shock defeat at Empoli on Wednesday has left the Turin side a massive 18 points clear, meaning it […]

The Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Kwara, Mrs Esther Ikupolati, has appealed to the Federal Government to construct a perimeter fence round the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp in Yikpata, Edu Local Government Area. Ikupolati made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Yikpata. […]

Following the murder of Grammy-nominated rapper, Nipsey Hussle on Sunday, sales of his music has increased to 2,776 percent in the U.S. as fans mourn his death through music. According to Billboard, Nipsey’s catalog of songs and albums on Sunday sold a combined 15,000 copies — up 2776 percent compared to a little under 1,000 […]

As the race for the 9th Speaker of the House of Representatives intensifies, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has appointed Rep. Abdularaheem Olawuyi from Kwara as his North central mobilisation coordinator. Mr Lanre Agas, the Senior Legislative Aide to Olawuyi, said in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja that the appointment was to galvanise support from the […]

Kogi House of Assembly on Tuesday recommended the removal of the state Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah over alleged gross misconduct including financial breaches. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that this followed the adoption of the report and recommendations of the House committee on Public Accounts. The House said that the recommendation was […]

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said he understood how Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock felt after his criticism of the referees and their head Mike Riley. Warnock’s criticism of referees followed Chelsea’s controversial 2-1 win over the Welsh club on Sunday. Warnock, whose side are fighting to avoid relegation, had said the standard of officiating […]

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara, Mr Oluwafemi Yusuf, on Saturday accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of a plot to distract the state’s governor-elect, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, with the allegation that he forged the Senior Secondary School Certificate he presented for his election. Yusuf, who spoke to journalists in Ilorin, […]



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