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Skin bleaching not condition for getting roles –Bose Alao

Olajide Samuel Actress, Bose Alao, has said she delved into business when movie roles stopped coming her way. In an interview with Saturday Beats, she said, “I like being busy but when it comes to acting, I don’t get many scripts. I have questioned myself on a lot of occasions if there is something I
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Sanwo-Olu mourns Lagos APC chieftain, Lanre Razak

Lanre Razak died on Saturday morning at Reddington Hospital, Lagos after a brief illness. He was aged 74.
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FCTA demolishes 134 houses in Apo community

The Federal Capital Territory Administration on Saturday demolished 134 houses in the Apo Akpmajenya indigenous community, to pave way for the construction of a major road network in the area. The exercise was coordinated by the FCT Task Force on City Sanitation led by its chairman, Ikharo Attah. Briefing newsmen after the exercise, Director, Department
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Tinubu wants Nigeria to immortalise former U.S. Ambassador, Walter Carrington

Carrington who was also U.S Ambassador to Senegal, died on Tuesday,August 11, 2020, at the age 90.
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Abuja trip: Suspended Anambra monarch apologises to Obiano

Tony Okafor, Awka The traditional ruler of Alor community in the Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State, MacAnthony Okonkwo, has apologised to the state governor, Willie Obiano for embarking on a trip to Abuja without the government’s approval. He admitted that his action violated the Traditional Rulers’ Council rules guiding the operation of
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Ensure Ondo remains APC state, Buni charges Sanwo-Olu, others

John Alechenu, Abuja The Chairman of the All Progressive Congress Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni, has charged the Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led Ondo State Governorship Election National Campaign Council to work assiduously to ensure the state remains within the APC family. Buni made the call while inaugurating the campaign council at the APC National
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Ondo: Boroffice settles rift with Akeredolu, shares rice in support

Peter Dada, Akure Indications have emerged that the cold war between the Deputy Senate Leader, Senator Ajayi Boroffice and the Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has ended as the senator has begun to campaign for the governor ahead of the October 10, governorship election in Ondo State Akeredolu and Boroffice have not been on the
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Klopp wins Premier League manager of the season

Jurgen Klopp has been named Premier League manager of the season after guiding the club to their first league title in three decades. The 53-year-old German beat Chelsea’s Frank Lampard, Leicester City’s Brendan Rodgers, who Klopp replaced at Liverpool in 2015, and Sheffield United’s Chris Wilder. Liverpool coasted to the title, they narrowly lost out
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Collaboration key to producing world-class African films — Kunle Afolayan

Tofarati Ige Popular actor and filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan, has said it is important for African filmmakers to collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the global film industry in order to produce word-class films. Afolayan maintained that his partnership with camera manufacturing company, Canon, had enhanced his creative freedom. He said, “When I first saw the Canon
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Bayelsa tower ‘ll attract more investors to Nigeria – Nwuche 

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja A former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chibudom Nwuche, said on Saturday that the inauguration of the Nigerian Content Development Tower in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State,  was a right step towards achieving self-sustenance in the nation’s oil and maritime industry. Nwuche in a statement he issued in Abuja, also said the project
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UPDATED: Tribunal affirms Diri’s election, dismisses three petitions

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Bayelsa Stat Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Saturday affirmed Duoye Diri as the duly elected governor of the state. The Justice Mohammed Sirajo-led panel of three judges affirmed the governor’s election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in separate judgments dismissing three petitions filed by different
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