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NIOMA 2018 Hosts Minister, Digital Entrepreneur At Annual Award

Minister for Communications, Barrister  Adebayo Shittu, and Africa’s Digital Entrepreneur, Leo Stan Ekeh, will headline the 2018 Nigerian Online Merit Award (NiOMA), the organisers said on Tuesday.   The high profile event is scheduled to hold at the Main Hall of Lagos Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, from 7pm on Friday, May 18, 2018.   “We are glad to announce that Honourable Minister for Communications, Barr. Adebayo Shittu, and Zinox Group Chairman, Leo Stan Ekeh, have graciously accepted to headline the 2018 NiOMA. While the Honourable Minister will serve as the Special…

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ADENUGA AT 65. WHY THE GOLD DIGGER REMAINS THE REAL McCOY

It was around mid-day on June 29, 2012. I was neck-deep in work when the call I dreaded most came through. The pleasantry was unusual, very curt. The voice at the other end advised me to be strong and take it like a man. Even without saying it, I knew instantly I had lost my dad who had been on admission at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ill-Ife. When I visited him one week before his demise, I had a morbid fear he might not make it but I…

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BUHARI CONGRATULATES EMIR OF ILORIN SULU-GAMBARI AT 78

President Muhammadu Buhari warmly felicitates with the Emir of Ilorin, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Ibrahim Kolapo Sulu-Gambari on his 78th birthday, April 22, 2018. President Buhari joins the indigenes of Kwara State, the historic Ilorin emirate and all associates of the Emir in celebrating the septuagenarian, whose reign on the throne has ushered in an era of peace, development and prosperity for his people. The President commends the traditional ruler for his simple, disciplined and modern leadership style, which he has translated into remarkable developmental strides by promoting the values…

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BUHARI PAYS TRIBUTE TO GANI FAWEHINMI ON 80th BIRTHDAY

  President Muhammadu Buhari has paid tribute to Nigeria’s foremost social critic and selfless legal luminary, Chief Abdul Ganiyu ‘‘Gani’’ Fawehinmi, SAN, on his posthumous 80th birthday, describing the late legal icon ‘‘as a true conscience of the nation, defender of democracy and people’s rights advocate’’. As the world posthumously marks the 80th birthday of Chief Fawehinmi (22 April 1938 – 5 September 2009), President Buhari fondly remembers the legendary patriot for his altruistic services to the nation, which continue to be sorely missed. ‘‘The late Senior Advocate of the…

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Family Welcomes 14th Son: ‘I Can’t Imagine Not Doing This’-Dad

For many parents, the idea of 14 children might seem too overwhelming. But one Rockford, Michigan, family, says they were “destined” to have the family they do. Jay and Kateri Schwandt welcomed a son — their 14th — to their family on Wednesday. And Dad could not be more proud. The family, with boys ranging in age from 25 years to 2 days, did not know the baby’s gender prior to the birth, In fact, Jay Schwandt said, the couple has never known ahead of time. “That’s like opening your…

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THISDAY HEALTH DIALOGUE

THISDAY HEALTH DIALOGUE -1,3, 4 , L-R , World Bank Country Director for Nigeria , Mr. Rachid Benmessoud ; Minister of State , Health , Dr. Osagie Ehanire ; Director General of World Health Organisation , Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus ; Minister of Health , Professor Isaac Adewole Wife of the Senate President , Mrs. Toyin     Saraki and Governor Emmanuel Okowa of Delta state at the Thisday HealthCare Policy Dialogue series 2 , held at the Transcorp Hilton , Abuja ….yesterday (12th. April 2018). GODWIN OMOIGUI.

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BUHARI GREETS EX-EDO GOV, OSHIOMHOLE AT 65

President Muhammadu Buhari joins the All Progressives Congress family in congratulating party stalwart and former Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole on his 65th birthday. President Buhari felicitates with the foremost labour leader, his family, friends and colleagues on the milestone, which has been lined with awards and recognitions for courageous and selfless service to humanity, the nation and his community as a former leader of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and a governor. The President extols the vision, bravery and forthrightness of Comrade Oshiomhole in instituting long lasting…

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