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Evergreen Actor, Segun Arinze Hosts Give’N Take Lottery Game Show

  Mr. Segun Arinze, veteran actor, song writer, vocalist and director, has been graciously unveiled as the brand ambassador of Give’n’Take lottery business.   His appointment was announced by the company’s Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Jolly Egbe Enabulele, at a brief ceremony which held, Wednesday, at Yellow Chilli Restaurant, GRA, Ikeja,Lagos.   Arinze,

Nigeria demands AU action over renewed South Africa xenophobia

The Nigerian government has called on the African Union and the South African government to take decisive and definitive measures to protect Nigerian citizens and other Africans within South African borders. The Senior Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, made the call Monday amid reports of renewed violence

JAMB fixes UTME for May, scraps scratchcard

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Registrar Prof. Ishaq Oloyede yesterday said the much-awaited Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will hold in May as part of steps to check malpractices. He also said the agency had handed over 10 officials to the police for investigation in connection with fraud associated with sales of scratch cards.

‘President Buhari attended mosque, but very ill’

• CAN, Emir urge prayers for quick recovery • Arewa youths flay northern politicians over president’s health President Muhammadu Buhari may be “very ill” but he attended “prayers last Friday,” according to The Guardian’s sources in London. One of the sources said on Wednesday: “The man is alive, but not okay. He is very ill.

Petroleum Downstream Chair, Akinlaja Leads Colleagues to Kaduna Refinery on Oversight Visit

Petroleum Downstream Chair, Akinlaja Leads Colleagues to Kaduna Refinery on Oversight Visit   House of Representatives Committee on Petroleum Resources Downstream embarked on an oversight visit to Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company, KRPC, through a delegation led by the Committee Chairman, Honourable (Comrade) Joseph Akinlaja on Tuesday (21/02/17).   The oversight function came at a

DPR seizes 1.5 million litres of contaminated fuel in Lagos

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) on Monday said it seized a vessel, MT JAZI, loaded with 1. 5 million litres of contaminated petroleum product while discharging at Nakem Jetty, Kirikiri, Lagos. Mr Mordecai Ladan, a Director in DPR, who disclosed this to newsmen in Lagos, said that the vessel was intercepted on Feb. 11

Trump revokes Obama’s transgender toilet rules

The Trump administration has rescinded guidance enacted by his predecessor in favour of transgender students, the White House has said. The Obama-era rule directed public schools to allow transgender pupils to use toilets of their gender identity. But critics said that guidance was government overreach which threatened other students’ privacy and safety. A letter sent

Entertainment

Evergreen Actor, Segun Arinze Hosts Give’N Take Lottery Game Show

  Mr. Segun Arinze, veteran actor, song writer, vocalist and director, has been graciously unveiled as the brand ambassador of Give’n’Take lottery business.   His appointment was announced by the company’s Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Jolly Egbe Enabulele, at a brief ceremony which held, Wednesday, at Yellow Chilli Restaurant, GRA, Ikeja,Lagos.   Arinze,

Celebrity Make Up Artist Sam Fine to Speak at the GTBank Fashion Weekend

Sam Fine is one of the most sought after Make-up Artists in the world. Highly regarded for his talent, entrepreneurship and passion for innovation, Sam’s clientele includes global personalities and top celebrities such as Halle Berry, Vanessa Williams, Iman Bowie and Naomi Campbell, among others. Sam Fine’s works have also appeared on the covers and

It’s Bond. James Bond. On DStv.

James Bond, the savviest super spy in the world of cinema, has been handed an intriguing assignment: to infiltrate the homes of DStv Premium customers, and keep them spellbound for two weeks.   From Thursday, 23 February until Sunday 5 March, M-Net Movies will be screening every single Bond film ever made – from 1963’s vintage Dr No to

The Voice Nigeria surprises as Chike and Cornel go up for eviction!

Another Sunday, another round of exciting performances as The Voice Nigeria live shows throw up more surprises! Our contestants are now down to 16, with four coming from each team. This round of live shows involves the four members left from each team performing, with the coach choosing to save one contestant and the three

Business

Evergreen Actor, Segun Arinze Hosts Give’N Take Lottery Game Show

  Mr. Segun Arinze, veteran actor, song writer, vocalist and director, has been graciously unveiled as the brand ambassador of Give’n’Take lottery business.   His appointment was announced by the company’s Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Jolly Egbe Enabulele, at a brief ceremony which held, Wednesday, at Yellow Chilli Restaurant, GRA, Ikeja,Lagos.   Arinze,

GTBank Gets TripleHonors at Euromoney Private Banking Awards

Foremost African financial institution; Guaranty Trust Bank plc, reaffirmed its position as a leading global brand with its recent recognition as the ‘Best Private Banking Services, Best Commercial Banking Capabilities & Best Net-worth Specific Services in Africa’ during the 2017 Euromoney Private Banking Awards which held on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at the Plaisterer’s Hall

Fed Govt unveils strategic plan on bond market

To increase its financial base, the Federal Government has unveiled a strategic plan to float a Savings Bond. Debt Management Office (DMO) Director-General Dr. Abraham Nwankwo broke the news at a media briefing in Abuja yesterday. The move, he said, is to encourage the public, especially low income earners to save, invest and earn commensurate returns

Petroleum Downstream Chair, Akinlaja Leads Colleagues to Kaduna Refinery on Oversight Visit

Petroleum Downstream Chair, Akinlaja Leads Colleagues to Kaduna Refinery on Oversight Visit   House of Representatives Committee on Petroleum Resources Downstream embarked on an oversight visit to Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company, KRPC, through a delegation led by the Committee Chairman, Honourable (Comrade) Joseph Akinlaja on Tuesday (21/02/17).   The oversight function came at a

Fitch reinforces Stanbic IBTC’s strong fundamentals

Fitch Ratings, the global leader in credit ratings and research, hasre-affirmed the national ratings of Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC (“SIBTC”) and its holding company, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC (“SIBTCH”), in spite of the inclement operating environment,market volatility and present recession in Africa’s largest economy. The two institutions, according to the ratings release, have the ability

Petroleum Downstream Chair, Akinlaja Leads Colleagues to Kaduna Refinery on Oversight Visit

Petroleum Downstream Chair, Akinlaja Leads Colleagues to Kaduna Refinery on Oversight Visit   House of Representatives Committee on Petroleum Resources Downstream embarked on an oversight visit to Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company, KRPC, through a delegation led by the Committee Chairman, Honourable (Comrade) Joseph Akinlaja on Tuesday (21/02/17).   The oversight function came at a

Editorial

Happy New Year 2017 to all our readers

The entire team and management of PEARL online news medium say Happy New Year to all our readers worldwide, especially our over 40,000 members on various social media platforms.   To see a new year is not everybody’s privilege but for us and our readers, through God’s mercy we are fortunate to see it, definitely

Politics

Rotimi Akeredolu Sworn In As Ondo State Governor

The newly sworn-in governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has promised to make the collective interest of the state his paramount focus.   Akeredolu said this on Friday in Akure in his address shortly after taking oath of office amidst pump and pageantry.   Akeredolu also pledged not to renege on his campaign pledge

Sports

Lagos City Marathon: Ambode picks Feb 10 2018 for 3rd edition

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has picked February 10, 2018 to hold  the third edition of the Access Bank Lagos City  Marathon. The yearly event which has continued to attract many participants all over the world according to the consultant of the race, Bukola Olapade will see new innovations being introduced in the next edition. In the same

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Evergreen Actor, Segun Arinze Hosts Give’N Take Lottery Game Show

  Mr. Segun Arinze, veteran actor, song writer, vocalist and director, has been graciously unveiled as the brand ambassador of Give’n’Take lottery business.   His appointment was announced by the company’s Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Jolly Egbe Enabulele, at a brief ceremony which held, Wednesday, at Yellow Chilli Restaurant, GRA, Ikeja,Lagos.   Arinze,

Cornfield Transnational Donates Books worth millions to 104 Federal Unity Colleges

With the zeal to consolidate support for child’s education and building moral values among young and impressionable demography, Cornfield Transnational Limited a parent company to Media Concept International and Botosoft Technologies has donated books worth millions of naira to the libraries of 104 Federal Unity Colleges spread across the 6 geo-political zones of Nigeria. The

Six natural remedies for lowering blood pressure fast

High blood pressure is no longer just an affliction of the elderly, as more than one-third of young people between the ages of 16 and 34 are now said to suffer from some form of hypertension. And a recent study out of California revealed that, if left unchecked, this cardiovascular malady, even in its mild

Happy New Year 2017 to all our readers

The entire team and management of PEARL online news medium say Happy New Year to all our readers worldwide, especially our over 40,000 members on various social media platforms.   To see a new year is not everybody’s privilege but for us and our readers, through God’s mercy we are fortunate to see it, definitely

How Inventions and Innovations Changed the World

By Emmanuel Ajibulu Over the past few decades, innovative thinking has strategically been making its way to the top of the list of abilities employers rank most important to attaining a lucrative and esteemed career.   In the age of advanced computers capable of accomplishing a variety of tasks on their own, autonomy and the

PEARL is One Year in Digital Media

A year ago this month, (December 31st, 2014) PEARL launched it first publication on the internet community. Whilst deepening our roles as infopreneur, PEARL has filled a gap in information dissemination which covers all aspect of news, giving priority to human interest, opinions, editorials etc, in tandem with professional ethics and conducts. Having progressed positively

Rotimi Akeredolu Sworn In As Ondo State Governor

The newly sworn-in governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has promised to make the collective interest of the state his paramount focus.   Akeredolu said this on Friday in Akure in his address shortly after taking oath of office amidst pump and pageantry.   Akeredolu also pledged not to renege on his campaign pledge

GTBank Gets TripleHonors at Euromoney Private Banking Awards

Foremost African financial institution; Guaranty Trust Bank plc, reaffirmed its position as a leading global brand with its recent recognition as the ‘Best Private Banking Services, Best Commercial Banking Capabilities & Best Net-worth Specific Services in Africa’ during the 2017 Euromoney Private Banking Awards which held on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at the Plaisterer’s Hall

‘President Buhari attended mosque, but very ill’

• CAN, Emir urge prayers for quick recovery • Arewa youths flay northern politicians over president’s health President Muhammadu Buhari may be “very ill” but he attended “prayers last Friday,” according to The Guardian’s sources in London. One of the sources said on Wednesday: “The man is alive, but not okay. He is very ill.

Trump revokes Obama’s transgender toilet rules

The Trump administration has rescinded guidance enacted by his predecessor in favour of transgender students, the White House has said. The Obama-era rule directed public schools to allow transgender pupils to use toilets of their gender identity. But critics said that guidance was government overreach which threatened other students’ privacy and safety. A letter sent

BREAKING: Court turns down Metuh’s application to invite Dasuki, travel abroad

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has refused Olisah Metuh’s application to compel Sambo Dasuki, a former National Security Adviser, NSA, to testify in his matter. The court also declined Mr. Metuh’s request to allow him go to the United Kingdom for eight weeks of medical treatment. Mr. Metuh, a former spokesperson of

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