Talented upcoming music act, Kingsley Chima Irozuru, who is popularly known as IC, is set to take the music industry by storm with a remix to his single â€˜Yellow Tomatoâ€™ which was released a few years back. According to the Abia state born artiste who has an MSc from the School of Media and Performing Arts, Middlesex University, London â€œYellow Tomato remix is targeted at every woman, regardless of her skin color. It has to do with how a woman appears in a manâ€™s eyes.â€.
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Sensational and highly controversial Fuji musician, Alhaji Qudus Abass Akande famously known as Obesere is in the news again. This time, the Ibadan, Oyo State born musician is being battled by his promoter, Alhaji Taofeek Bello Abefe, the CEO of Solid Worth Entertainment. According to findings, Taofeek feels betrayed by Obesere whom he accused of leaking the video of his new song, Ebelesua on Youtube as against their agreement.
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THE immediate past Chairman of Abia State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Emma Nwaka, yesterday, handed over to his successor with a warning that he should not accept any results of the recent ward or local government congresses not signed by him, alleging that some highly-placed members in the state were planning to alter the names in Abuja.
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THE Ambassador of Finland to Nigeria, Pirjo Soumela-Chowdhury, has asked Nigeria to reduce dependency on oil, explaining that the drive to diversify the economy is what every country, including Nigeria has to look towards to.
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A factory worker, Hadi Isa, 23, who allegedly defiled his neighbourâ€™s 10-year-old daughter, was, yesterday, charged before an Ikeja Chief Magistratesâ€™ Court, Lagos.
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We are doing a lot to tackle the issue of domestic violence against women. One of the things the Lagos State Command, for example, has done is to create a Gender Desk at the police command which is directly under the supervision of the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Owoseni Fatai. Officers attached to this department have been trained on how to handle, investigate and prosecute cases of domestic violence.
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NO fewr than 2000 primary school children reported for the maiden catch-them-young talent hunt programme which commenced yesterday at the National Stadium, Lagos. It is an initiative of the Lagos Liaison office of the Ministry of Sports, aimed at identifying and grooming youngsters in five different sports.
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THe management of Max Air has assured all intending pilgrims for this yearâ€™s hajj exercise from Jigawa state that all night flights will land and take off from Dutse Airport. As against what obtained in the past where all night operations were diverted to Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, flights will now land and take off from Dutse airport, Jigawa State. Max Air served as the major air carrier for Jigawa State pilgrims during last yearâ€™s hajj operation but had to divert all night flights
No doubt Muslims wait in pious anticipation for Ramadan, in full expectation of the sighting of the moon to usher in Ramadan. In the recenting past, the commencement of Ramadan had been laced with dissent voices. Some would say, we have to follow Saudi Arabia, others would kick. Some would querry the astronomical calculations and fault the decision.
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Malnutrition not only contributes to close to 50 percent of deaths in children under five, but also results in a massive cost for the nation: according to the World Bank, Nigeria loses over US$1.5 billion in GDP annually to vitamin and mineral deficiencies alone.
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DR Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Mosque, Cairo, Egypt, said that the Al-Azhar University had resolved to grant 50 scholarships to Nigerian students every year. El-Tayeb made this known at an International Conference on â€œ Islam, the Religion of Peaceâ€, organised by the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) in Abuja recently.
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Ex-Super Eagles stars Austin Eguavoen and Kingsley Obiekwu have hailed the ongoing South-South Champion of Champions football tournament in Benin City, Edo State, saying it will help prepare teams from the region for the 2016 Federation Cup.
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A fit again, Victor Osimhen has assured Nigerians and fans of the Flying Eagles that the team will produce the best performance in this Weekendâ€™s 1st-leg 2017 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations qualifying match against Burundi.
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THE leadership of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ijawland, Delta State, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to order the immediate take-off of the Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Warri South-West Local Government Area of the state.
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Amina Ali, who this week became the first of 219 abducted Chibok schoolgirls to be found, had undergone a dramatic transformation since she was seized by Boko Haram nearly two years ago.
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Following the rescue of Amina Ali, one of the abducted 219 Chibok girls from Sambisa forest, wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism that the rest of the girls would also be found.
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THE ECOWAS Court in Abuja was, yesterday, told that the security details, including soldiers, attached to the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, retd., had not been withdrawn by the Federal Government when his Asokoro residence in Abuja was searched over allegations of unlawful possession of arms 48 hours after he left office.
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President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba in Abuja on Thursday, said it was ready to negotiate with the Federal Government.
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