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April 20, 2018 12:21 PM African Drums Festival to unite all Africans

The Ogun Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Mr Muyiwa Ladipo, has said that the African Drums Festival is designed to unite Nigerians and Africans. The commissioner said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday at the ongoing third edition of the African Drums Festival in Abeokuta, Ogun. “We are just starting. This is the third 20

April 18, 2018 6:55 PM World Bank confirms economic growth in Nigeria

The World Bank on Wednesday said Sub-Saharan Africa’s growth is projected to reach 3.1 percent in 2018, and to average 3.6 percent in 2019–20. This is contained in Africa’s Pulse, a bi-annual analysis of the state of African economies conducted by institution. The report noted that the moderate pace of economic expansion reflects the gradual pick-up 27

April 18, 2018 12:52 PM Africa education ministers to evaluate status of SDGsThe Sun News

Education ministers from African countries are to evaluate status of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on education in the continent at a meeting in Nairobi, Kenya. The April 25 to April 27 Pan Africa High level Conference on Education to be held under the auspices of UNESCO and African Union, will bring together African ministers of education 22

April 17, 2018 2:48 AM UBA joins stock exchange Premium BoardThe Sun News

Nigerian Stock Exchange on Monday migrated the ordinary shares of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc to its Premium Board, in what capital market analysts described as an attestation to its strong adherence to international best practices on corporate governance. The Premium Board is the newly created platform for elite companies that meet the most stringent 24

April 17, 2018 2:28 AM Achieving Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria

Nigeria and other African countries should heed the timely advice from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and strive to achieve the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) for their citizens. The WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, had at an event marking this year’s World Health Day and the 70th anniversary of the WHO in Nigeria tasked 24

April 15, 2018 2:14 PM SEC to discuss 10-year masterplan implementationThe Sun News

The implementation of the 10-year capital market masterplan and other sector initiatives will top the agenda of the first 2018 meeting of Capital Market Committee of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The ten-year masterplan for the Nigerian capital market which is expected to refocus the market and help double its size over time and grow the economy 26

April 15, 2018 3:26 AM Winnie Mandela: Footprints of an amazonThe Sun News

Greek Mythology, the Amazons were described as a tribe of warlike women, feared by their neighbours and holding their own in a male dominated world. They sure went down in history as a revered race.And in recent times, the word Amazon describes a tough woman whose uncommon zeal and desire to succeed makes her stand out from the pack. As the South African 40

April 14, 2018 10:54 AM We were never suspended, Nwodo after us over 2019 presidency – Ohanaeze Youths

The Youth Wing of the apex-Igbo socio-cultural organisation, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, on Saturday gave further insight into the internal wranglings rocking the group. But in a new press statement obtained by DAILY POST, the Ohanaeze Youth Council said Nwodo was fighting them because they refused to key into his interest ahead of the 2019 presidential election 22

April 13, 2018 4:24 PM BBNaija 2018: Miracle wins N1m as DJ spinall, DJ Obi visit housemates

Big Brother Naija 2018 housemates were on Friday thrilled when Biggie surprised them with a visit to the house by Pepsi ambassadors Dj Spinall and Dj Obi. The Pepsi ambassadors taught housemates the act, using the Amplifier and other equipment. Miracle was announced winner of the this week’s ‘Pepsi challenge’. He was the first housemate to complete his task after 25

April 12, 2018 4:40 PM Wike advocates independence of legislatureThe Sun News

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has called on National and State Assembly Commissions to provide strong and effective institutional support to the legislative houses, for greater independence of the legislature. Wike made the call, on Wednesday, while declaring open the seventh National and State Assembly Commissions Conference in Port Harcourt 23