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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo speaks on Buhari’s return

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday expressed happiness with the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from medical vacation in London, saying the president’s recovery was symbolic of the recovery of the country. Osinbajo said this while addressing state House Correspondents shortly after conferring with President Buhari at his residence. “The message to Nigerians is that

Acting President Osinbajo arrives Kigali for Rwanda presidential inauguration

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo early Friday morning arrived Kigali, Rwanda Capital, for the inauguration of President Paul Kagame. Osinbajo, accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama and the Presidential Adviser on Economy, landed at the Kigali International Airport at about 7:00am local time. The Rwandan leader, having been re-elected on August 4,

Cynthia Ali, student with nine distinctions in WAEC, offered full scholarship

Eighteen-year-old Cynthia Ali, who aced her West African Examinations Council (WAEC) test, has been awarded a full scholarship by the Enugu state government. The indigene of Enugu became the best graduating student of Shalom Academy Nsukka in 2017 when she scored A1 in all the nine subjects she sat for. The scholarship would cater to her full

US raises alarm over anti-obesity devices

But three of the five patients died within three days of their supposedly low-risk operation. The other two died within a month. The FDA said it is not clear whether the deaths were caused by the devices – which were approved in 2015 – or the surgical process. Five people have died after have anti-obesity

Knife attacker in Russian city wounds eight, shot by police

A knife attacker stabbed eight people on the street in Russia’s far northern city of Surgut before being shot by police, investigators said Saturday. The male attacker “carried out attacks on passers-by, causing stab wounds to eight” while “moving along central streets of the city” at around 11:20 am local time (0620 GMT) said Russia’s

Knife attacker in Russian city wounds eight, shot by police

A knife attacker stabbed eight people on the street in Russia’s far northern city of Surgut before being shot by police, investigators said Saturday. The male attacker “carried out attacks on passers-by, causing stab wounds to eight” while “moving along central streets of the city” at around 11:20 am local time (0620 GMT) said Russia’s

Entertainment

Promasidor Gets New MD

Promasidor Nigeria Limited has appointed Mr. Anders Einarsson as Managing Director. Einarsson, succeeds Mr. Olivier Thiry, who is now elevated to the Group as Chief Executive Officer.   Until his elevation, Einarsson served the organisation diligently as Chief Operating Officer. He joined PNG in 2013 as Strategy Director and was later promoted Finance Director.  

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

Supergirl is Back with More Adventures on M-Net Binge

This superhero weekend, DStv Premium subscribers will be treated to DC Comics hit series Supergirl Season 2 on M-Net Binge. The People’s Choice Award winning action sci-fi follows Supergirl, one of the last surviving Kryptonians. The show is focuses on Kara Zor-El played by Melissa Benoist as she escapes her dying planet Krypton with her

Business

KOLA ADESHINA: 53 Hearty Cheers to An Energy Mogul

By Emmanuel Ajibulu  Chairman of Nigeria’s largest Power Generation firm, Egbin Power Plc, Mr. Kola Adeshina, was on Saturday August 12, 2017 a year older, it was a moment that graciously surprised him in many aspects. Born on August 12, 1964, Kola Adeshina’s disposition on his 53rd birthday anniversary testified clearly to a year of

Oando in Bullish Trend, Posts N3.5b Profit

Oando Plc,  Nigeria’s largest indigenous energy group, recorded N3.5billion Profit After Tax (PAT) in its full year operation, ended 31 december, 2016. This was achived despite thecountry’s economic recession, continued volatility in global oil prices, reduced oil exports, suspension of projects and cuts to capital spending. The company successfully manoeuvred the cyclical nature of the

KOLA ADESHINA: 53 Hearty Cheers to An Energy Mogul

By Emmanuel Ajibulu  Chairman of Nigeria’s largest Power Generation firm, Egbin Power Plc, Mr. Kola Adeshina, was on Saturday August 12, 2017 a year older, it was a moment that graciously surprised him in many aspects. Born on August 12, 1964, Kola Adeshina’s disposition on his 53rd birthday anniversary testified clearly to a year of

Pension Fund Hits N6.5trn

The nation’s pension funds, under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS), grew to about N6.5 trillion as at the end of July 2017, even as the number of pension contributors rose significantly to 7. 6 million. As at the end of July 2017, the fund increased to about N6.5 trillion from N6.4 trillion it stood at

Nokia manufacturer approves Nigerian firm to distribute phones

TD Mobile has signed a major partnership agreement with HMD Global for the distribution of Nokia devices in Nigeria. A subsidiary of Technology Distributions Limited, TD Mobile, said that the agreement included the reborn version of the Nokia 3310 mobile phone, which was unveiled to the world at the Mobile World Summit 2017 in Barcelona,

Editorial

KOLA ADESHINA: 53 Hearty Cheers to An Energy Mogul

By Emmanuel Ajibulu  Chairman of Nigeria’s largest Power Generation firm, Egbin Power Plc, Mr. Kola Adeshina, was on Saturday August 12, 2017 a year older, it was a moment that graciously surprised him in many aspects. Born on August 12, 1964, Kola Adeshina’s disposition on his 53rd birthday anniversary testified clearly to a year of

Politics

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo speaks on Buhari’s return

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday expressed happiness with the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from medical vacation in London, saying the president’s recovery was symbolic of the recovery of the country. Osinbajo said this while addressing state House Correspondents shortly after conferring with President Buhari at his residence. “The message to Nigerians is that

Sports

The Emirates FA Cup sponsorship extended until 2021

Emirates and The Football Association announced today a three year contract extension to their successful existing partnership. The agreement will see the tournament continue to be named The Emirates FA Cup through until 2021. In 2015, Emirates became the title partner of the FA Cup, the world’s most prestigious domestic cup competition. The partnership between

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Mimiko, Balarabe Backs Restructuring, Devolution Of Power To States

A former governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has supported the restructuring of the country as an end to various agitations for secession and hate speeches by different groups across the country. He says the time is ripe for all the ethnic nationalities to come together and discuss on how the country should be

IBB breaks silence, repudiates those fanning embers of war… Calls for RESTRUCTURING

Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has expressed deep concerns over the state of the nation particularly the rising tensions fueled by divisive and inciting statements generated from various regions in the country. In a statement obtained by PEARL on Monday, the former President among other things advocate for devolution of powers such that

My Success Story, a Model for Youths –Tope Agbeyo, Chairman, Cornfield Group

Tope Agbeyo is Chairman, Cornfield Group, which comprises Media Concepts International Limited, Botosoft Technologies Limited, Cornfield Transnational Limited and FOAM Studio Nigeria Limited. According to the Ekiti born business mogul, his success in business, over the years, is only a result of his passionate quest to meet basic needs of people, especially in the education

WASSCE Private: Registration On-going, Closes July 28, 2017 — WAEC

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, is reassuring the public that the General Certificate Examination (GCE) registration for 2017 is still ongoing but will close on Friday 28th July, 2017. The exam body also advice those registering to ”Please note that WAEC will not entertain any request for amendment of date of birth after results

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

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo speaks on Buhari’s return

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday expressed happiness with the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from medical vacation in London, saying the president’s recovery was symbolic of the recovery of the country. Osinbajo said this while addressing state House Correspondents shortly after conferring with President Buhari at his residence. “The message to Nigerians is that

Buhari Finally Returns To Nigeria After 103 Days In London

At exactly 4:36pm, the plane conveying President Muhammadu Buhari touched down at Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport in Abuja. Buhari spent four minutes inside the aircraft before disembarking. He was welcomed by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Abba Kyari, chief of staff, service chiefs and some of his aides. Buhari took salute from the presidential guards’ brigade while

Knife attacker in Russian city wounds eight, shot by police

A knife attacker stabbed eight people on the street in Russia’s far northern city of Surgut before being shot by police, investigators said Saturday. The male attacker “carried out attacks on passers-by, causing stab wounds to eight” while “moving along central streets of the city” at around 11:20 am local time (0620 GMT) said Russia’s

Breaking: Buhari returns to Nigeria today – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari returns to the country later today after receiving medical attention in London, the presidency has said. The president is set to return after over 100 days in London for medical treatment. He left the country on May 7 after handing over power to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who has functioned as Acting

RCCG GO, Adeboye visits President Buhari in London

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Friday visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the Abuja House, London. Buhari has been receiving medical attention in the British capital since May 7. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, posted two photographs taken during

Acting President Osinbajo arrives Kigali for Rwanda presidential inauguration

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo early Friday morning arrived Kigali, Rwanda Capital, for the inauguration of President Paul Kagame. Osinbajo, accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama and the Presidential Adviser on Economy, landed at the Kigali International Airport at about 7:00am local time. The Rwandan leader, having been re-elected on August 4,

Herdsmen killings: ICC begins investigation

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has opened investigation into killings by herdsmen across the country. This is contained in a statement by Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko and the National Media Affairs Director, Miss Zainab Yusuf.   The International Criminal Court (ICC) has opened investigation into killings by

Saraki, Dogara Visit Buhari In London

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, have visited President Muhammadu Buhari in London. President Buhari received these high profile guests at the Abuja House on Thursday, five days after he hosted his media team. The Presidency confirmed the visit in a tweet. Details of

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