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We Are Determined To Stamp Out Gender-Based Violence In Lagos-Dr Joke Sanwo-Olu

By Benjamin Omoike Lagos State First Lady, Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, has vowed that the State Government will continue to implement various initiatives aimed at stamping out the heinous crime of Gender-Based Violence (GBV), in the State, especially against women and children. Sanwo-Olu, who spoke during a press briefing held at[…]

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UBA Essay Competition: Abasiekeme Wins N2.5m Price

THE UBA Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibolty arm of the United Bank for Africa, on Tuesday held its tenth annual National Essay Competition(NEC) in a virtual ceremony in which Miss Eshiet Abasiekeme, 14, won the first prize of N2.5 million educational grant to study at any African University of her[…]

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Nigerian Judiciary: Turning A New Leaf?

By Bola Bolawole turnpot@gmail.com 0807 552 5533 When a professional colleague suggested that I beam my searchlight on the Nigerian judiciary to witness some of the reforms he said were taking place there, my retort was like biblical Nathaniel’s. John 1: 45: “Philip found Nathaniel, and saith unto him, We[…]

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IPPIS: Understanding The Position Of ASUU And AGF Ahmed Idris

By Yushau A. Shuaib The battle of wits between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) may soon come to an end, with the recent compromise that seems to be close at hand. Even though the Accountant[…]

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To Gov. Kayode Fayemi: A response

“When, therefore, Fayemi averred that “Our ability to live together as a diverse but unified country is something we should celebrate”, he failed to answer the pertinent question as to how such ability had been manifesting; for, the central question to be asked and answered is whether the story of[…]

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The Death Of JJ Rawlings

By Bola Bolawole turnpot@gmail.com 0807 552 5533 Fewer deaths had shocked and left me dismayed as that of Flight Lieutenant JJ Rawlings (retired), who died on Thursday, November 12, 2020 a few weeks after he had buried his mother; he was aged 73 years. The death, by car assassination, of[…]

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    Another Grammy For Burna Boy

    For the second time, Burna Boy is nominated in the Grammy Awards. He was nominated in the Global Music Album which was formerly known as Best World Music Album for his Twice As Tall album. Last year, he fetched a nomination in the category for his album African Giant. The[…]

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    BON Awards Unveils 2020 Nominee List

    The Best Of Nollywood Awards (BON) has unveiled its nominees in the various categories for the 2020 edition of the awards. The annual, traveling, pan-Nigerian awards, currently in its 12th year, is scheduled to hold in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State on December 5.  Movies like Elevator Baby, Sugar Rush, The[…]

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    Defamation:Court Orders Toke Makinwa To Pay Former Lover N1m

    Lagos High Court sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square has ordered On-Air Personality (OAP) Toke Makinwa to pay her former lover, fitness entrepreneur Maje Ayida N1 million for defamation. In the suit filed before the court, Maje Ayida had alleged that his estranged wife is obsessed with social media and[…]

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    There’s Stigma Attached To Being An Actress-Juliet

    Nollywood actress, Juliet Njemanze has said that she feels ashamed to say that she’s an actress because of the stigma that has been attached to actresses. Juliet also said that the poor pay actors get is another thing that discourages her about the acting profession. The Kano State-bred actress made[…]

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