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UK Adopts New Visa Application Process For Nigerians

The UK Embassy in Nigeria has adopted a new visa application process, the British High Commission said yesterday, in a statement. The spokesperson of the commission, Joe Abuku, described the new process as a slight change in which “Visa staff now only need electronic versions of support documents.” The new process, which takes effect from

MultiChoice Celebrates King Sunny Ade at 70

Leading video entertainment company, MultiChoice Nigeria, has concluded plans to broadcast live the Sunny on Sunday concert on DStv Channel 198 and GOtv Channel 29 on Sunday, 11 December, 2016…

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JAMB insists admission closes tomorrow

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has insisted that admission processes for 2016/2017 academic calendar year for both the Federal and state-owned universities will close tomorrow, Wednesday, November 30. The examination body’s Public Relations Officer, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, said the conclusion at the stakeholders’ meeting held in Owerri, Imo State, recently was that all

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78m living with HIV, 35m dead–UNAIDS

No fewer than 78 million people are currently living with HIV, while 35 million people had died of AIDS since the emergence of the scourge 35 years ago, UNAIDS has said. Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of UNAIDS and UN Under-Secretary- General, disclosed this in his message to the 2016 World AIDS Day observed on Thursday.

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Court Refuses Nnamdi Kanu Bail Again

  A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has again refused bail to the self-acclaimed leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu and three others, on the grounds that the offence for which they are standing trial are serious and not entirely bailable.   Justice Binta Nyako said that in the alternative, she

Queen of England

UK Adopts New Visa Application Process For Nigerians

The UK Embassy in Nigeria has adopted a new visa application process, the British High Commission said yesterday, in a statement. The spokesperson of the commission, Joe Abuku, described the new process as a slight change in which “Visa staff now only need electronic versions of support documents.” The new process, which takes effect from

Entertainment

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10 Things You Should Know About Big Brother Naija

It’s no longer news that MultiChoice is bringing back the Nigerian version of the hit reality TV series, Big Brother, after 10 years! So as we look forward to 11 weeks of undiluted entertainment, here are ten things you shouldknow about the upcoming Big Brother Naija reality show: The show is now referred to as

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

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

I’m not the owner of MMM Nigeria – Mbanefo

Pastor Ernest Mbanefo, the alleged brain behind the ponzi scheme making waves in Nigeria has denied ownership of the scheme.   Several online platforms in Nigeria had on Friday reported that the South Africa-based pastor was the owner of MMM Nigeria, a ponzi scheme that promised its members 30 per cent return on investments  

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No financial institution will grant Nigeria $30bn loan – Sanusi

A former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi on Friday in Abuja, advised President Muhammadu Buhari to jettison the proposed plan to take $30 billion foreign loan because of its grave consequences.   According to him, even if the Senate approves the loan, no foreign nation or financial institutions would be

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Trump’s presidency and outlook for Nigeria’s stock market

There is ample evidence to suggest that the fortunes of the Nigerian stock market are influenced by foreign investors’ sentiments which are in turn largely defined not only by domestic economic conditions in Nigeria but also by events in the global scene. For instance, it is a fact that foreign investors’ confidence especially in the

NNPC Recruitment: Irele/Okitipupa Rep, Hon Mike Omogbehin Makes Case for Constituents

Ondo State Federal lawmaker representing OkitipupaIrele/ Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Mike Omogbehin has challenged Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) subsidiary, NNPC Retail not to have been fair to his constituents in terms of employment into the corporation. Hon. Omogbehin dropped this hint when a committee on petroleum resources downstream (which he

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No financial institution will grant Nigeria $30bn loan – Sanusi

A former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi on Friday in Abuja, advised President Muhammadu Buhari to jettison the proposed plan to take $30 billion foreign loan because of its grave consequences.   According to him, even if the Senate approves the loan, no foreign nation or financial institutions would be

Social Media

Nigerians pay more for data services as hardship hits operators

•Subscribers accuse govt of back-door social media censorship • NCC defends 200 per cent increase in prices • Workers worried about possible rise in crime rate • Target for30 percent Internet penetration may suffer setback Nigeria’s 100 million Internet users will begin to pay more for data services tomorrow as continuing economic slowdown slashes telecoms

Editorial

Eyitayo Jegede

Ondo Guber Poll: Why Stir the Hornet’s Nest? 

By Emmanuel Ajibulu That is the question on the lips of political analysts, commentators, observers, and concerned citizens of Ondo State as preparations for the State’s governorship elections, billed for November 26, reach an anti-climax replete with absurdities Ondo State governorship elections have always been contentious, acrimonious and controversial. The results have also always been

Politics

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Hon. Danlami Mohammed Kurfi Passes Vote of Confidence on President Buhari

A member representing Dutsin-ma/Kurfi Federal Constituency of Katsina State on the platform of All Progressives Congress Hon. Danlami Mohammed Kurfi, has described President Mohammadu Buhari as a valuable asset and God sent leader with the mission to safe Nigeria from collapse.   Hon Kurfi also commended President Buhari’s administration on its unrepentant drive to investigate

Sports

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World Cup Bombshell For Buhari: Dalung kicks against Nigeria’s participation

*Says Nigeria too poor to attend *Why compete when you can’t win Attention President Muhammadu Buhari: This is what the man you appointed the general overseer of our sports told an international media organisation,Voice of America, Hausa Service: Nigeria does not need to attend the next World Cup holding in Russia. The World Cup is

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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 NEWS

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

Queen of England

UK Adopts New Visa Application Process For Nigerians

The UK Embassy in Nigeria has adopted a new visa application process, the British High Commission said yesterday, in a statement. The spokesperson of the commission, Joe Abuku, described the new process as a slight change in which “Visa staff now only need electronic versions of support documents.” The new process, which takes effect from

Buhari-Talking

Hon. Danlami Mohammed Kurfi Passes Vote of Confidence on President Buhari

A member representing Dutsin-ma/Kurfi Federal Constituency of Katsina State on the platform of All Progressives Congress Hon. Danlami Mohammed Kurfi, has described President Mohammadu Buhari as a valuable asset and God sent leader with the mission to safe Nigeria from collapse.   Hon Kurfi also commended President Buhari’s administration on its unrepentant drive to investigate

I’m not the owner of MMM Nigeria – Mbanefo

Pastor Ernest Mbanefo, the alleged brain behind the ponzi scheme making waves in Nigeria has denied ownership of the scheme.   Several online platforms in Nigeria had on Friday reported that the South Africa-based pastor was the owner of MMM Nigeria, a ponzi scheme that promised its members 30 per cent return on investments  

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No financial institution will grant Nigeria $30bn loan – Sanusi

A former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi on Friday in Abuja, advised President Muhammadu Buhari to jettison the proposed plan to take $30 billion foreign loan because of its grave consequences.   According to him, even if the Senate approves the loan, no foreign nation or financial institutions would be

MultiChoice Celebrates King Sunny Ade at 70

Leading video entertainment company, MultiChoice Nigeria, has concluded plans to broadcast live the Sunny on Sunday concert on DStv Channel 198 and GOtv Channel 29 on Sunday, 11 December, 2016…

NNPC Recruitment: Irele/Okitipupa Rep, Hon Mike Omogbehin Makes Case for Constituents

Ondo State Federal lawmaker representing OkitipupaIrele/ Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Mike Omogbehin has challenged Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) subsidiary, NNPC Retail not to have been fair to his constituents in terms of employment into the corporation. Hon. Omogbehin dropped this hint when a committee on petroleum resources downstream (which he

Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh concedes defeat

Gambian state television told AFP that the 51-year-old head of state, who seized power in a coup in 1994, would make a statement later in the day to congratulate Barrow. Jammeh was running for a fifth term with his Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC), while Barrow ran for eight political groups who united

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78m living with HIV, 35m dead–UNAIDS

No fewer than 78 million people are currently living with HIV, while 35 million people had died of AIDS since the emergence of the scourge 35 years ago, UNAIDS has said. Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of UNAIDS and UN Under-Secretary- General, disclosed this in his message to the 2016 World AIDS Day observed on Thursday.

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