Friends Celebrate, Mourn Late Business Mogul

[Guardian] Close friends, associates and well wishers of the late business mogul, Olorogun Michael Christopher Onajirevbe Ibru, who passed on on September 6, 2016, gathered at the Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Agbarha-Otor, Ughelli North council…

[Guardian] Close friends, associates and well wishers of the late business mogul, Olorogun Michael Christopher Onajirevbe Ibru, who passed on on September 6, 2016, gathered at the Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Agbarha-Otor, Ughelli North council, Delta State, Friday, to celebrate the life of a visionary that "lit our paths."

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Chief Ugbomah Holds Birthday Gig

[Guardian] Chief Eddie Ugbomah 76th birthday gig, book launch and unveil of Movie And Music Makers Hall Of Fame gallery billed to hold on Monday, December 19 at Asaba, Delta State, would now hold on the same date at the filmmaker’s residence in Lagos.

[Guardian] Chief Eddie Ugbomah 76th birthday gig, book launch and unveil of Movie And Music Makers Hall Of Fame gallery billed to hold on Monday, December 19 at Asaba, Delta State, would now hold on the same date at the filmmaker's residence in Lagos.

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Music Legend, Uwaifo ‘Solves’ Sculpture Challenges

[Guardian] When Prof. (Sir) Victor Uwaifo, a music star of legendary status with profound career in the academia, stepped out into the visual arts space, for a solo exhibition, the creative enterprise in its full length came to fore. Inside Nimbus Gall…

[Guardian] When Prof. (Sir) Victor Uwaifo, a music star of legendary status with profound career in the academia, stepped out into the visual arts space, for a solo exhibition, the creative enterprise in its full length came to fore. Inside Nimbus Gallery space of Bogobiri, Ikoyi, Lagos, Uwaifo used the opening of his solo art exhibition titled 'Biomimetics Of Sculpture: And What Is Art?,' to also unveil his research work on three dimensional art as well as launch of a 12-track new music album, You Are The Finest (Wa

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Ikpeazu, Obi Canvass Use of Local Products

[Guardian] Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, and immediate past governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, have advocated for continuous use of products made in Nigeria, stressing that this would help the country to overcome the current lingering eco…

[Guardian] Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, and immediate past governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, have advocated for continuous use of products made in Nigeria, stressing that this would help the country to overcome the current lingering economic recession.

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Could Financial Crimes Commission be Reformed?

[Guardian] President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN), has called for an immediate reform of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC…

[Guardian] President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Abubakar Mahmoud (SAN), has called for an immediate reform of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC), as well as, other anti-graft agencies for effective and efficient performance.

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Condemnation Trails Jammeh’s Rejection of Election Results

[This Day] Condemnation has trailed President Yahya Jammeh’s rejection of the results of Gambia’s election held on December 1. Jammeh had initially accepted the results and conceded defeat to his rival Adama Barrow, preparing to cede power after 22 yea…

[This Day] Condemnation has trailed President Yahya Jammeh's rejection of the results of Gambia's election held on December 1. Jammeh had initially accepted the results and conceded defeat to his rival Adama Barrow, preparing to cede power after 22 years as the leader of the West African nation of less than two million people.

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Man Gets 25 Years For Student’s Murder

[Guardian] Justice Minta Abimbola of the Oyo State High Court, last Thursday, sentenced one Akinwunmi Adisa to 25 years imprisonment with hard labour for the murder and roasting of one Anwal Bala Shanono, a 500-level student of Ahmadu Bello University.

[Guardian] Justice Minta Abimbola of the Oyo State High Court, last Thursday, sentenced one Akinwunmi Adisa to 25 years imprisonment with hard labour for the murder and roasting of one Anwal Bala Shanono, a 500-level student of Ahmadu Bello University.

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Soyinka, ‘Wolexit’ and Hero-Bashing

[This Day] In this article, I want to explicate on two significant assertions that has been at the heart of my confrontation with the Nigerian national project for a long time, and especially with the intellectual capital that I suspect is a very signi…

[This Day] In this article, I want to explicate on two significant assertions that has been at the heart of my confrontation with the Nigerian national project for a long time, and especially with the intellectual capital that I suspect is a very significant part of rehabilitating Nigeria to greatness. First, Nigeria has a fundamental problem with her intellectuals, and most especially her heroes and heroines. Second, Nigeria's heroes and heroines have a fundamental problem with Nigeria. These two assertions may appe

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Govt Wants Position of Oil Firm Tenured

[This Day] The federal government has proposed in the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) which is currently before the Senate for legislative consideration that a tenured term of office be established and legalised in the bill for the Chief Exec…

[This Day] The federal government has proposed in the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) which is currently before the Senate for legislative consideration that a tenured term of office be established and legalised in the bill for the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Oil Company (NOC) that is intended to emerge from the process to replace the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

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Lagos Proposes Expansive 2017 Budget

[Guardian] For residents in Lagos, the year 2016 was a good year. Despite the nationwide economic recession, the state witnessed tremendous growth especially in the areas of infrastructural development and in the economy.When the State Governor, Akinwu…

[Guardian] For residents in Lagos, the year 2016 was a good year. Despite the nationwide economic recession, the state witnessed tremendous growth especially in the areas of infrastructural development and in the economy.When the State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on December 17, 2015 presented the N662,588b 2016 Budget, tagged 'The Peoples Budget,' he was very optimistic that not only would the Budget propel the state to greater development, but would also work for all Lagosians.

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