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Fathia Balogun shoots advocacy movie

Fathia Balogun shoots advocacy movie

Hollywood actress Fathia Balogun is lending her voice to the girl power initiative, with ‘Connection’, a flick featuring some of the best in the movie industry. Directed by Desmond Elliot which, according to the actress, will educate mothers on the need to build a close relationship with their daughters, is part of my annual project

Ex-Minister, Prof. Babalola Borishade for Burial on July 8

Former Minister of Education, Prof. Babalola Borishade, will be interred on July 8, 2017, according to a statement issued by his first son, Dr. Lamide Borishade. His remains shall be buried in his home town, Usi Ekiti in Ekiti State after a funeral and outing service at the Saint Andrews Cathedral Anglican Communion, Ekiti Oke

Bill Clinton’s black son, kidnapper Evans, others dominate Google search

Nigerians took to Google last week to know more about a young man who is rumoured to have been fathered by ex-American President, Bill Clinton. They also took to the search engine to know more about the wife and other family members of suspected notorious kidnapper, Chukwudubem Onuamadike, aka Evans. Google’s Communications and Public Affairs

Lassa Fever: Ondo Govt Asks Residents To Keep Environment Clean

The Ondo State Government has advised residents of the state to avoid contact with all forms of rats and ensure their environment is kept clean always in order to avoid Lassa fever infection.   The Permanent Secretary in the State Ministry of Health, Dr. Taye Oni, stated this while briefing reporters on the outbreak of

No plan to take over Etisalat, consortium insists

Strong indications emerged on Wednesday that the consortium of banks being owed N541 billion by Etisalat Nigeria has no intention of taking over ownership of the telecoms network. Some media reports had indicated that the consortium, led by Access Bank, had moved to take over the telecoms following the collapse of Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services,

Fashola restates FG’s effort to partner private sector in housing development

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, said the Federal Government was ready to collaborate with the private sector in housing and urban development to provide affordable houses. Fashola made the pledge in a statement signed by Eno Olotu, the Assistant Director, Information (Housing), of the ministry in Abuja on Thursday. The minister,

South African community withdraws quit order against Nigerians

The Nigeria Union in South Africa said on Thursday that one of the communities that gave Nigerians quit order had rescinded it. The president of the union, Ikechukwu Anyene, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Pretoria that a meeting was held by the union and the community as well as the

WAEC announces new certificate ‘fee’

West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has urged GCE candidates to endeavour to collect their certificates within four years of writing the examination as any delay beyond that will attract custody fee. Demianus Ojijeogu, the Head of Public Affairs Department, WAEC, Nigeria disclosed this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on