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Kogi Guber: APC Campaign Council Mocks Main Opposition, PDP

…Asks PDP to concede defeat By Boluwaji Obahopo, Lokoja The All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council for Kogi State governorship election has advised the main opposition party in the state, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to concede defeat following their inability to commence campaign.   Director General, Bello/Onoja campaign organization, Senator Smart Adeyemi said the deafening silence in the camp of PDP meant that either they don’t have any message to the people, planning mayhem during the election, lost trust in their candidate, or have no means to embark on campaign.…

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FG Seeks India’s Support For Nigeria’s Film Industry

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has enjoined the India to support Nigeria’s film industry with the technology that will enhance the quality of films produced in the country. The Minister made the call in Abuja on Friday when he received the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Abhay Thakur, on a courtesy visit to his office. “I think Bollywood is probably the biggest film industry in the world, closely followed by Nigeria, but while we are proud of what Nollywood is doing in terms of content,…

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Business Slider 

Dangote Cement Consumers Win N350m Cars In Extended Promo

…35 cars given out of 43 Not less than 35 saloon cars, worth N350 million, out of the 43 on offer in the extended on-going Dangote cement National Consumer Promotion tagged “Bag of Goodies have been won across the federation.   Group Managing Director of Dangote Cement Plc, Engr. Joseph Makoju who made this disclosure in Makurdi while presenting the star prize to a mason, Clement James just as the Benue state capital went agog as other prizes such refrigerators, five television sets and hundreds of Goodies Pack of Dangote…

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Media Slider 

7th News Express Anniversary Lecture Holds Nov 14

…..Beams Searchlight On New Ideas To Solve Nigeria’s Problems The 7th News Express Anniversary Lecture will hold on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at the Main Hall of Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Ikeja, Lagos, the organisers said Friday in a statement. The Lecture, according to News Express Publisher Isaac Umunna, “will focus attention on Nigeria’s economic cum developmental challenges and the way out.” The theme, he said, is “Getting Nigeria Out of the Woods – A New Thinking”. “An array of experts in various fields of endeavor to be unveiled in…

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No Security, No Devt, Say Discussants At GOCOP Conference

There cannot be meaningful economic development in a country bedeviled by insecurity. This was the submission of discussants at the Third Annual Conference of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers, GOCOP, held on Friday at the Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos. The discussants, Mr Mike Ejiofor, a former Director General of the Department of State Service (DSS), Mike Ejiofor and Prof Akpan Ekpo, a former DG, West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management, posited that “no security, no economic development.” The Guest Speaker, Dr Mathew Kukah, Bishop of Sokoto Catholic…

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Journalists Charged On Use Of Social Media Platforms To Promote Peace

……As GOCOP President Seeks More Presence Of Online Publishers Emmanuel Adigwe The President of the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers, Dotun Oladipo, has challenged media practitioners to occupy the social media space in the bid to promote peace in the country. Oladipo, who is also the Managing Editor and CEO of Premium Eagle Media Limited, publishers of The Eagle Online, stated this on Monday in Lagos at a Forum convened by the Journalists for Democratic Rights on peace building and conflict prevention. The Forum was designed for journalists to imbibe…

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Another Deadly Shooting Claims 5, Injures 21 In Odessa, Texas

At least five people were killed and 21 injured in Midland-Odessa, Texas, after a routine traffic stop triggered a deadly shooting rampage that ended when the gunman was slain by officers, police said. The incident began at 3:13 p.m. CDT when an assailant described by authorities only as a white male in his mid-30s driving a gold-colored vehicle was pulled over by a pair of state troopers on Interstate 20 for a traffic violation, the Texas Department of Public Safety said. Before coming to a stop, the man grabbed a rifle and shot multiple times at the pair of troopers through the…

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US Retaliates, Imposes Reciprocity Visa Fee On Nigerians

The United States Embassy in Nigeria said that Nigerians will be required to pay a reciprocity fee, aside from the non-refundable visa fee for all approved applications for non-immigrant visas in B, F, H1B, I, L, and R visa classifications effective worldwide from August 29, 2019. In a statement the Embassy said that Nigerians applying for tourism, student and business visas will have to pay an extra $110 (N40, 700) in addition to the N59, 200 initial non-refundable visa fee paid by applicants, thus; bringing the total cost to N99,…

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FBI Plans More Arrests Of Internet Scam Suspects In Nigeria, Other countries

……Target Valentine Eroha to Nigeria, 57 More Suspects The FBI agents have announced plan to move to overseas countries for the arrest of 57 additional suspects in the biggest crackdown on financial scam ever involving fraudsters in money laundering Assistant Director in charge of the FBI, Paul Delacourt said: ‘In the days ahead, we will be working with our foreign counterparts in nine countries to apprehend 57 additional defendants’. United States federal prosecutors have announced a 252-count indictment charging 80 people, mostly Nigerian nationals, with being part of a widespread conspiracy to…

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