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To Avoid Corruption, Office Holders must swear by Ogun, Ifa and Sango – Cleric, SatGuru Maharajji Says
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To Avoid Corruption, Office Holders must swear by Ogun, Ifa and Sango – Cleric, SatGuru Maharajji Says

Satguru Maharajji, the founder of One Love Family sect, says it has become necessary to incorporate traditional gods including Ogun, Ifa and Sango in oath swearing in courts and inaugural ceremonies of political office holders to avoid corruption completely. Maharajji stated this when he spoke at a national news conference to discuss crucial issues affecting the world on Saturday, February 20. “We should include Ogun, Ifa, Sango and our traditional gods in oath swearing in courts and inaugural ceremonies to avoid corruption completely. People swear with the Bible and Quran and get away unpunished for mismanagement of human and material resources, fraud and scandals that discourage the society. This has led to the destruction of many families and industries. So, if people who are...
Arsenal vs Leeds: I was Threatened – Arteta
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Arsenal vs Leeds: I was Threatened – Arteta

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has revealed he and his family received threats on social media. Arteta, addressing a press conference on Friday, called on companies to take decisive action in tackling abuse online. Ahead of Sunday’s game against Leeds, the Spaniard also said the club attempted to deal with an incident. “I’d prefer not to [speak about it] but I think we’re all exposed to that in this industry,” Arteta said. “That’s why I’d prefer not to read [social media] because it would affect me personally much more the moment that somebody wants to touch my family. Because it happened, the club was aware of it and we tried to do something about it. That’s it. We have to live with it. It’s not going to stop tomorrow, we know that, but medium or long-term, can we do somet...
Hospitality redefined as Spanish Kingdom Resort/Annex Opens
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Hospitality redefined as Spanish Kingdom Resort/Annex Opens

Hospitality will never be same again in Imo state capital Owerri, as the tastefully furnished Spanish Kingdom Resort/ annex comes alive. You were left astounded at the sight of Spanish Kingdom hotel Owerri, a taste of the luxury Spanish hospitality at its best in Nigeria, then wait till you experience the beauty that is Spanish Resort. With strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols, Spanish Kingdom Resort/annex located at No.6 Spanish Kingdom Avenue, off  Owerri–Onitsha Road, first of its kind in the southeastern part of Nigeria, boasts of new sets of 2bedroom Serviced apartments, a semi-indoor pool, blissful ambience of the natural lush green garden, exclusive VVIP Lounge, Five Star Gym ,Tennis Court, and well fortified security network. Home to captains of industries,Top Politi...
Donald Trump ignites outrage after calling Coronavirus a ‘Chinese Virus’
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Donald Trump ignites outrage after calling Coronavirus a ‘Chinese Virus’

President Donald Trump drew backlash on Monday March 16, after he described coronavirus as a 'Chinese virus'.   The US President said this after giving an address on Monday afternoon in which he revealed the country may be headed toward recession and called for social distancing.   Tweeting in support of industries affected by the coronavirus, Donald Trump wrote;   "The United States will be powerfully supporting those industries, like Airlines and others, that are particularly affected by the Chinese Virus. We will be stronger than ever before!"     The tweet has however been criticized by many including the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Robert Redfield, for being ''inaccurate and potentially harmful in promo...
Dangote Loses N240 Billion in Five Hours Due to Coronavirus
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Dangote Loses N240 Billion in Five Hours Due to Coronavirus

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote suffered a huge loss due to coronavirus on Wednesday March 11, as he lost N240 billion in five hours. Dangote’s firms under the parent-company 'Dangote Group', suffered huge losses just after the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared coronavirus a pandemic (spreading in multiple countries around the world at the same time). The Nation reported that Dangote Cement Plc which is Nigeria’s most capitalised quoted company and accounts for more than 20 per cent of the total market capitalisation, led the decline with the maximum daily allowable drop of 10 per cent or N17, which is equivalent to net depreciation of N289.68 billion. Dangote Sugar Refinery (DSR) Plc and NASCON Allied Industries Plc lost N1.8 billion and N3.05 billion. Dangote Cemen...
NTA will Compete with CNN, if we Get $500m Loan- Lai Mohammed
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NTA will Compete with CNN, if we Get $500m Loan- Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information, has said that the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) will compete with the likes of Cable News Network (CNN) if the $500 million loan his ministry is seeking for is approved. According to The Guardain, the Minister said this when he appeared before the senate committee on local and foreign loans to speak on the importance of the $500 million which is part of the $30 billion loan President Buhari is asking the national assembly to approve. The Minister explained that if the fund was approved, the NTA could be upgraded to enable it to send out signals that would be at par with CNN, adding that Nigeria has the manpower to achieve this feat “If this project is approved, there will be more visibility for our people in the music, fash...
This is shameful – Daddy Freeze reacts to dedication of world’s largest church auditorium in Abuja
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This is shameful – Daddy Freeze reacts to dedication of world’s largest church auditorium in Abuja

Daddy Freeze, leader of ‘Free the Sheeple’ movement has reacted to the dedication of the world’s largest church auditorium in Abuja. Recall that we reported that the world’s largest church auditorium which is a 100,000 seater capacity building owned by the Dunamis International Gospel Center, was dedicated yesterday and had Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Speaker Yakubu Dogara, former President Goodluck Jonathan, Dino Melaye, Akwa Ibom state governor Emmanuel Udom, Benue state governor Samuel Ortom, Bishop David Oyedepo, Pastor E.A Adeboye and many others in attendance. Reacting to this, Daddy Freeze stated that opening the largest Pentecostal business center in the world is shameful and hypocritical especially when it comes from the poverty capital of the world. Read h...
Gov Umar Ganduje To Receive Africa Value Awards 2018
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Gov Umar Ganduje To Receive Africa Value Awards 2018

The Executive Governor of Kano state His excellency Alhaji Abdullahi Umar Ganduje Will tomorrow be Awarded for Effective leadership and economic empowerment and development alongside other top influential personalities across Africa at the 2018 Africa Value Awards scheduled to hold on November 17th, at Nigeria Air Force Conference Center, Abuja. Nigeria. The prestigious award established to recognise African citizens and also honour Governors, Legislators, Captains of Industries and other esteemed Africans in various fields of endeavors. The Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will be the special guest of honor and President of Rwanda, His Excellency Paul Kagame will also be receiving an award. “In the last three years, the Ganduje led administration has been able to make significant stri...
Lagos OAP, Gbemi Ties The Knot With Falz’s Manager In Lagos
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Lagos OAP, Gbemi Ties The Knot With Falz’s Manager In Lagos

Celebrities from the media and entertainment industries in Lagos are currently at the wedding of popular OAP, Gbemi, and Falz's manager, Femi, which is happening in Lagos.   Femi and Gbemi Gbemi Olateru Olagbegi, a Nigerian broadcaster, On Air Radio Personality of The Beat 99.9 FM in Lagos, has today, tied the knot with her hearthrob, Femisoro Ajayi, who is the manager of popular rapper, Falz the Bahd Guy, in Lagos. Below are more photos from the wedding which was attended by celebrities in the media and entertainment industries; the bride and the groom the bride and her maids
IS Editing Nigerian Scientist Emerges Fellow Of American Physical Society 2018
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IS Editing Nigerian Scientist Emerges Fellow Of American Physical Society 2018

Prof. Adekunle Adeyeye, a Nigerian scientist based in the USA, has emerged the only African scientist of the American Physical Society (APS) fellows of 2018 for his contributions to the Physics enterprise. Nigeria Map This is contained in the official website of the APS on Monday. APS is a non-profit membership organization working to advance the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, outreach, advocacy, international activities, among other mandates. APS represents over 55,000 members who include physicists in the academia, national laboratories and industries in the U.S. as well as across the world. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Adeyeye was nominated alongside other 153 scientists around the world. Speaking with NAN, Adeyeye called t...
Buhari Felicitates With Segun Awolowo At 55
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Buhari Felicitates With Segun Awolowo At 55

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Export Promotion Council, Segun Awolowo, on his 55th birthday slated for Sept. 27. President Muhammadu Buhari  Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday, said Buhari joined the Awolowo family, friends and professional colleagues of the Chief Obafemi Awolowo scion in celebrating his years of diligence, commitment and vision. READ ALSO: UNN concludes plans to establish Medical Institute in Anambra According to him, these virtues have culminated into exceptional leadership as he serves the country. The President congratulated the NEPC boss for the strides taken and repositioning the institution, to ...
Investors Angle For Lots, As Benin Industrial Park Gets Electricity License
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Investors Angle For Lots, As Benin Industrial Park Gets Electricity License

Coming on the heels of the approval by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) of an electricity license for the Benin Industrial Park (BIP), investors are falling over themselves to snap up juicy lots at the park, located at Iyanomo, near Benin City. Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State (2nd right); Emmanuel Usoh, Commissioner for Wealth Creation, Cooperatives and Employment (3rd right); Kadiri Bashiru, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Edo State (1st right); receiving the Preliminary Report on the Benin Industrial Park from Narayanan M.C., Chief Operating Officer, Mahindra Consulting (3rd left); Pradeep D.P., Mahindra Principal Engineer (1st Left) at Mahindra Headquarters in Chennai, India on Monday, September 11, 2017. The BIP is...
Guinness Inspires Nigerians With #Extraordinarystories From Basketmouth And Mai Atafo
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Guinness Inspires Nigerians With #Extraordinarystories From Basketmouth And Mai Atafo

We all have stories of passion and bravery that can inspire others. Ace comedian, Basketmouth and clothier to the stars, Mai Atafo, have taken the lead in sharing their extraordinary journeys. Both men have become household names in their respective industries doing things in extraordinary ways. With Mai Atafo, it was about pursuing the burning desire to quit a high-paying job for his true passion – fashion. Basketmouth boldly decided to go where no one else had gone opting for a career in comedy. In these videos, Basketmouth and Mai Atafo share their extraordinary stories and it is time to share yours! So join the conversation. Proudly brought to you by Guinness.
Senate President, Saraki States Key Reforms To Africa’s Development
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Senate President, Saraki States Key Reforms To Africa’s Development

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has urged African leaders to shift emphasis from the current theoretical system of impacting knowledge in her education system to practical skills based approach in order to radically turn around the fortunes of the continent. Saraki made the call while delivering a keynote address at the 2018 Georgetown Africa Business Conference in Washington DC, United States of America. The conference was hosted by the Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business in conjunction with the Walsh School of Foreign Service’s African Studies Programme. Saraki, according to a statement by his Chef Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, said that the much talked about rapid industrialization of the continent will remain a mirage if her leaders fail to adopt modern ...
Fed Govt Lifts Suspension On Pioneer Industries, Products Status
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Fed Govt Lifts Suspension On Pioneer Industries, Products Status

The federal government said it has lifted the administrative suspension on processing Pioneer Status Incentives (PSI) applications, following the conclusion of critical reforms to the incentive regime. The government also said that a release of new guidelines for PSI applications as well as a revamped list of pioneer industries and products. This was made known yesterday, by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr Okechukwu Enelamah. According to him, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at its last meeting approved the lifting of the suspension, a new guideline and a revamped Pioneer list with the addition of 27 key industries and deletion of two industries and a biennial review of the list going forward. “In line with the reform provisions, all additions will be add...

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