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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie awarded the 2019 Everett M. Rogers Award

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been named the winner of the 2019 Everett M. Rogers Award. The award has been presented every year since 2005 in honour of Everett M. Rogers, whose “Diffusion of Innovation” is the second-most cited book in the social sciences. Willow Bay, Dean of USC Annenberg, which presents the award, said of the […] The post Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie awarded the 2019 ...
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PwC predicts a New wave of Convergence for Africa’s Entertainment & Media Industry

The borders that once separated the entertainment and media (E&M), technology and telecommunications industries are blurring in the battle for the attention of the consumer in a world that is rapidly digitising, PwC’s report ‘Entertainment and media outlook: 2018 – 2022: An African perspective’ has said. As the mobile device cements itself as the pre-eminent source […] The post PwC ...
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Ronaldo sent off on Champions League debut for Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo ended his Champions League debut for Juventus in tears after being sent off against Valencia on Wednesday. Ronaldo was shown a red card by German referee Felix Brych in the 29th minute at Estadio Mestalla after an altercation with Valencia defender Jeison Murillo. READ ALSO: Presidency, APC have presidential aspirant in PDP, Wike insists […]
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Floods Submerge 5 Communities in Benue

Executive Secretary, Benue State Emergency Management Agency (BSEMA), Mr Emmanuel Shior, said on Wednesday that rampaging floods had submerged five communities in Agatu and other parts of Makurdi, the state capital. Shior disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Makurdi on the current flood situation in the state, adding that Rice Mill and other settlements on […] The post Floods Submerge 5 Communities ...
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2019: Chris Giwa declares senatorial bid

Factional President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr Chris Giwa, has declared his intention to contest for the Plateau North Senatorial seat on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party. Giwa made his intention known when he visited state officials of the party at its secretariat on Wednesday in Jos. [READ ALSO] Lagos gov ticket: Ambode’s […]
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Watch video of Police asking Ademola Adeleke to report to Force Headquarters

The Nigeria Police Force on Wednesday invited Senator Ademola Adeleke to report to the force headquarters in Abuja. Adeleke is to run for governor of Osun State under the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday, September 21. The police revealed that the senator and four others have been arrested, investigated and granted bail, but are being charged […] The post Watch video of Police ...
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Osun Election: Buhari reportedly orders IG of Police not to invite Adeleke

Punch has reported that President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the police not to invite Senator Ademola Adeleke before the Osun State election. Buhari reportedly gave the order to the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. The police had in a statement declared Adeleke, who is running for Osun State Governor under the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) wanted. The senator […] The post ...
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Primary: APC govs in crucial meeting 

John Alechenu, Abuja Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress are currently locked in a crucial meeting behind closed doors. The meeting which is currently holding at the Imo State Governor’s Lodge, started close to an hour ago. Although details of the meeting are still sketchy, it was gathered that the governors are […]
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Police have become tool of oppression, intimidation – Adeleke

Femi Makinde, Osogbo The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has condemned the police invitation to him over the allegation of certificate forgery.The candidate spoke through the Director-General of his Campaign Organisation, Chief Lere Oyewumi, at a press conference on Wednesday night. He said the certificate issue had […]
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APC Begins Screening of Aspirants Thursday

Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that it would commence screening of aspirants seeking its ticket for the 2019 general elections Thursday. In a statement signed by the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, and National Secretary, Mai Mala Buni, the party said that screening for presidential aspirant, governorship, Senate and House […] The post APC Begins Screening ...
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