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Bringing the Community Together Via Familheey App

Reading Time: 5 minutes By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu It’s mid-morning in Awka, Anambra State as my old buddy Tony Akudinobi of Hammerhead Ltd gets me introduced to the Co-Founder Ken Chinweze who had come in from Houston, Texas with news of the irresistible App named Familheey. It took me fast seconds to log in to the Familheey app, and Read More…

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Nigeria to amend petroleum industry law to extend petrol subsidies

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Ron Bousso/File Photo. Nigeria’s government plans to amend the newly-signed Petroleum Industry Act to ask the National Assembly for an 18-month extension to keep its long-standing regime of subsidising imported petrol, its junior oil minister said on Tuesday. The law signed by President Muhammadu Buhari last August contains a provision for the elimination Read More…

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Burkina Faso crowd celebrates West Africa’s latest coup

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Vincent Bado. More than 1,000 people gathered in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou on Tuesday in support of a military coup that a day earlier ousted President Roch Kabore, dissolved the government and suspended the constitution. The fifth coup in West and Central Africa this decade comes amid an increasingly bloody Islamist insurgency that Read More…

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Goats, sheep and livelihoods lost to floods and cold in northern Kenya

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Baz Ratner. In picture above: Mamo Konchora, a nomad herder from the Gabra tribe, stands next to the corpses of his livestock which died due to cold weather, near North Horr, Marsabit county, Kenya, January 21, 2022. Picture taken January 21, 2022. REUTERS/Baz Ratner The carcasses of goats and sheep that are strewn Read More…

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Biden warns Putin with sanctions as West steps up Ukraine defences

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Gleb Garanich. In picture above: Ukrainian service members unload a shipment of military aid delivered as part of the United States of America’s security assistance to Ukraine, at the Boryspil International Airport outside Kyiv, Ukraine January 25, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich US President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he would consider personal sanctions on Read More…

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Wife, 3 others arrested over hotelier’s death in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minute The police in Lagos have arrested the wife of a hotel owner and three others after she was alleged to have stabbed her hotelier husband to death. The wife of the owner of the popular Bama Hotel and Suites, Abule-Egba, allegedly stabbed her husband on Monday night after finding out that he had impregnated another Read More…

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LASG bans NURTW activities in Isale Eko indefinitely

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Independent. The Lagos State Government (LASG) has suspended the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) activities at Eyin Eyo, Church Street and Idumota Bridge indefinitely due to the recent violence in those areas. Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation, Oluwatoyin Fayinka, made the disclosure in a statement, signed by the Asst. Read More…

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Sanwo-Olu mourns Adenrele Adeniran Ogunsanya

Reading Time: < 1 minute Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has said that the former Secretary to the Lagos State Government (SSG), late Princess Adenrele Adeniran-Ogunsanya, was impactful in the state’s politics. Sanwo-Olu said this in a condolence message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Gboyega Akosile, on Tuesday in Lagos. He praised Adeniran-Ogunsanya’s contribution to governance, growth Read More…

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Osinbajo receives Igbobi old boys on school’s 90th anniversary

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Nigerian Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, received on a courtesy call, a delegation of the Old Boys Association of Igbobi College, (ICOBA) to which he belongs. The delegation led by Yomi Badejo-Okunsanya, (who represented the President of ICOBA), intimated Prof. Osinbajo about plans for the 90th Anniversary of the school. In his Read More…

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10,000 entries received for Nigerian Idol Season 7

Reading Time: 2 minutes The producers of Nigerian Idol, Multichoice Nigeria and Africa Magic have revealed that they received about 10,000 entries when they opened for auditions for the seventh season. Dr Busola Tejumola, Executive Head, Content and West Africa Channels, Multichoice Nigeria, in a statement on Saturday said that it was the most entries they had ever received Read More…