Category: Extra

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 24, 2020

Do you have what it takes to be a correspondent for ‘Rubbin’ Minds’? Ebuka Obi-Uchendu is looking for you

For over 7 years, media darling Ebuka Obi-Uchendu has dominated day time talk, hosting top rated daytime talk show Rubbin’ ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 22, 2020

SERAP to AGF, EFCC, ICPC; Fast-track prosecution of power sector corruption cases

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 22, 2020

PALEC Awards unveils final list of nominees ahead of SLC 5.0

The PALEC AWARDS Central Planning Committee unveils her official final nominees for the Prestige Anchor Leadership, Empowerment and Capacity Building ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 20, 2020

Unpacking our most troubling stories and learning how to heal from them

Sarah Thompson was single until she was 49 years old. She met the love of her life and a wedding ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 15, 2020

Chimamanda makes history in the Netherlands!

Renowned author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has started the year 2020 from where she left off in 2019 by receiving another ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 11, 2020

“We know what the streets are saying” | RED launches new direction with consulting and cultural intelligence focus

RED | For Africa, the company with the largest number of youth-focused media brands on the continent, has unveiled its ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 7, 2020

Fela’s Republic and the Kalakuta Queens holds audiences spellbound with captivating finale

The grand finale of Fela‘s Republic and the Kalakuta Queens, a stage play depicting the life and struggle of Afrobeats ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 3, 2020

Fela’s Republic and the Kalakuta Queens wraps up this Sunday at the Terra Kulture 

Bolanle Austen-Peters’ Fela’s Republic and the Kalakuta Queens which returned to Lagos in December continues to spotlight prevalent social issues ...

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EditorDecember 30, 2019

Shina Peters, Dbanj, Wande Coal and Zlatan join Alibaba January 1st 2020 concert

The growing list of A list artists confirmed for Alibaba’s January 1st 2020 retro themed concert continue to swell, legendary ...

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EditorDecember 28, 2019

Tiwa Savage, Davido, Adekunle Gold, Mayorkun, 9ice to perform at #2babaLive today! 

A formidable lineup of Nigerian music heavyweights have been unveiled to perform at the heavily anticipated concert 2baba Live holding ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 28, 2019

“Bintu – The Musical” brings the crisis in Nigeria’s Northeast to the stage

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Thursday, 19 December premiered Bintu – The Musical, at the MUSON Centre ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 24, 2019

SERAP petitions UN over violent attacks on protesters in Abuja

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned Mr. Clement Voule, UN Special Rapporteur on the right to peaceful assembly ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 24, 2019

Fela’s Republic and the Kalakuta Queens’ spotlights prevalent social issues

Bolanle Austen-Peters’ Fela’s Republic and the Kalakuta Queens, which returned to Lagos this December continues to spotlight prevalent social issues ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 12, 2019

Y! TV’s Busola Dakolo interview makes YouTube list of most-watched videos in 2019

Y! TV’s viral interview with celebrity photographer, Busola Dakolo, has been listed as one of the most watched video in ...

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EditorDecember 11, 2019

Financial Services Innovators launches first Nigerian Industry Innovation Sandbox with backing from Flourish, EFInA, NIBSS, and CBN

The Financial Services Innovators (FSI), a community of fintech enthusiasts passionate about driving innovation in the financial services industry, announced ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 10, 2019

‘Nigeria is not just your heritage, it is your legacy.’| Top talking points from @DebolaLagos’ #ThursdayTalksLagos chat

It is believed that ‘1 in every 3 Nigerians want to leave the country for foreign shores.’ To examine creative ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 9, 2019

Media Queens, Simi Drey and Faith History to host ‘Her Network Woman of the Year Awards’

Media Queens, Simi Drey and Faith History will be hosting the 3rd Annual Her Network Woman of the Year Awards at ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 7, 2019

Cool FM hosts Cardi B in first ever live radio interview in Nigeria

Queen of HipHop, Cardi B sat with Cool FM 96.9, Nigeria’s No.1 Hit Music Station’s duo of N6 (@n6oflife) and ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 6, 2019

Paul Adefarasin hosts Travis Greene, Sinach and newcomer, Todd Dulaney among others at The Experience 2019

It is that time of the year again! The most anticipated inspirational gospel music concert The Experience Lagos holding on ...

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Op-Ed EditorNovember 29, 2019

Mitsubishi Motors congratulates winners of The Future Awards Africa 2019, Africa’s biggest youth awards

 The Future Awards Africa held last Sunday in spectacular fashion with major support from Massilia Motors sole distributor of Mitsubishi ...

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EditorNovember 29, 2019

AGF silence misleading, urges Lawan to halt all deliberation on the controversial Hate Speech Bill

Efforts to sell the hate speech bill to Nigerians suffered a setback as an activist delivered a court judgement to ...

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Nelson C.JNovember 28, 2019

The BBC is leading a new path in African music history and we are here for it

For the longest time, the African music scene has been of dazzling fascination to the outside gaze. However, it has ...

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Nelson C.JNovember 28, 2019

Shady, exciting; the latest episode of Rubbin’ Minds Plus reviewing the fashion at TFAA 2019 is a must-watch

In this new episode of Rubbin’ Minds Plus, YouTuber and red carpet host for The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) 2019 ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 27, 2019

Mo Abudu becomes first African to chair 47th International Emmy Awards Gala

Last night in New York City, Mo Abudu, CEO of EbonyLife Media, chaired the 47th International Emmy Awards Gala. She ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 27, 2019

The fight against child sexual abuse in Nigeria

Sexual abuse is traumatic – and more particularly for unassuming children who believe the best of abusive uncles, aunties, cousins ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 26, 2019

FG to offer free train rides from Lagos to Ibadan for 3 months

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has announced free train rides for Nigerians from Lagos to Ibadan for the next three ...

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Nelson C.JNovember 26, 2019

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie honoured with UN Global Leadership Award

The multi award-winning author, speaker, fashion and feminist icon, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, on November 20, received a Global Leadership award ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 26, 2019

Here’s our top 20 looks from TFAA 2019

Asides being recognized by the United Nations as the Nobel Prize for young people, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) also ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 26, 2019

Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) honours young public servants at The Future Awards Africa 2019

The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), as part of the delivery of its mandate to remove all regulatory obstacles ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 26, 2019

Burna Boy wins The Future Awards Africa 2019 ‘Young Person of the Year’

Damini ‘Burna Boy’ Ogulu emerged the ‘Young Person of the Year’ at The Future Awards Africa 2019, having captivated the ...

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