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AFRIMA 2018: African Union, Ghana partner for Calendar Unveiling

The 2018 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) annual calendar of programmes will be unveiled on Monday, May 21, 2018 by the African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with Government of the Republic of Ghana, and the International Committee of AFRIMA during a world media event and music conference scheduled for Accra, the capital city of Ghana. Part of the agenda ...

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Am pregnant for lover, not my husband, wife tells court

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IBADAN –  A bread seller, Marian Folarin, on Thursday, told a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan that it was her lover that impregnated her and not her husband, Kayode Folarin. Marian, the mother of four in her original petition to the court, accused the husband of gross irresponsibility and incompetence in managing the home. She said “my lord, hunger, thirst ...

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10 Most Outstanding Kids in Nigeria

The Top10 Magazine has released the list of 10 most outstanding kids in Nigeria titled ‘Nigeria’s Top 10 Wonder Kids’ from its survey on the country’s talented child prodigies. The list is contained in the latest edition of the magazine that celebrated 10 outstanding and talented prodigies ruling the world as super stars in different fields of endeavours. Topping the ...

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Man, 50, impregnates 15-year-old daughter

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GOMBE – The police in Gombe on Tuesday charged 50-year-old Samaila Zakari at a magistrates’ court with raping and impregnating his 15-year-old daughter. In the First Information Report, the police said Zakari of Deba town in Yamaltu/Deba Local Government Area of Gombe State, committed the acts on May 2 and May 8. The prosecution said that about 10p.m. on the ...

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Lagos Woos Film Makers

The Lagos State Government has encouraged film makers and producers across the world to take advantage of the massive infrastructure and enabling environment provided by the Akinwunmi Ambode administration to shoot their films in the State. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Fola Adeyemi said this on Saturday during the unveiling of the magazine – ‘Cinema ...

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PRNigeria Bags Multiple African PR Awards in Botswana

Image Merchants Promotion Limited, the publisher of PRNigeria and Economic Confidential has yet again won multiple Public Relations awards at the 2018 annual Conference of African Public Relations Association (APRA) in Gaborone, Botswana. African PR Practitioners at the conference also re-elected Yomi Badejo-Okusanya from Nigeria as APRA President for another two-year tenure. Robyn de Villiers from South-Africa and Jane Gitau ...

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For starving her sex for 2 years, woman divorces husband

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The five-year-old marriage between a 35-year-old trader, Bilikisu Azeez and her husband, Olusesi, was on Friday dissolved by an Igando Customary Court in Lagos on grounds of sex-starvation. Bilikisu had told the court that her husband, Olusesi, starved her of sex for more than two years, a development which, she said, had affected her health. “My husband has been starving ...

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Pastor divorces wife for sleeping with church members

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A pastor’s wife, Mrs Uzoamaka Ibeneme, on Friday, lost her 21-year-old marriage, when an Igando Customary Court in Lagos, dissolved the union on grounds of adultery. Mr Akin Akinniyi, the court president, who delivered the judgment, said the petitioner,Pastor Joshua Ibenemewas adamant in spite of the mediation by the court and family intervention. “Since the petitioner insisted on divorce after ...

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Communications Minister, Zinox Chairman to headline 2018 NiOMA

Minister for Communications, Adebayo Shittu, and Africa’s Serial Digital Entrepreneur, Leo Stan Ekeh, will headline the 2018 Nigerian Online Merit Award (NiOMA), the organisers said on Tuesday. The high profile event is scheduled to hold at the Main Hall of Lagos Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, from 7pm on Friday, May 18, 2018. “We are glad to announce that Honourable Minister for ...

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Marriage is greatest institution in life—Lai Muhammed

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Muhammed has described marriage as the greatest institution of life where one receives certificate without knowing the content of it. The minister stated this during the Nikkai and Engagement Ceremony of the families of Alhaji and Alhaja Abdul-Mumin Sulaiman and late Mr and Mrs Rilwan Adenuga, on Sunday in Lagos. According to ...

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