Category: Extra

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 3, 2020

EbonyLife YOU-COVID-19 broadcast specials message

We are pleased to inform you all that EbonyLife TV is accepting broadcast material from partners, individuals and organizations that provides support ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 1, 2020

‘People still think I am meant to be a man’ – Joke Bakare on Medplus, handling stereotypes and running one of Nigeria’s biggest retail chains

The conversation around female empowerment is expanding. It is growing to address the glass ceiling and the leveling of the ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 1, 2020

What is Coronavirus really revealing about us?

by Ferdy ‘Ladi Adimefe   BLESSING IN THE TIME OF CRISES A reset is upon the earth, not for earth, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 1, 2020

Coronavirus: LIRS extends deadline for filing of annual returns

In view of the coronavirus pandemic altering socio-economic activities around the world and as part of the on-going efforts to ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 29, 2020

Okonjo-Iweala, Angelique Kidjo, Peace Hyde and others make WeForGood’s ‘100 Women Creating A Better Africa’ List

WeForGood International is proud to announce the final results of its ‘100 Women Creating A Better Africa’ campaign, an initiative ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 29, 2020

How much do you know of the women you admire? Lipton Tea takes you on the month long ride on Rubbin’ Minds

“The role or rights of women in any society depend on the status accorded them by that society.” (UNECA, 1979). ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 28, 2020

BBC ‘This is Africa’ holds exclusive interview with Mr. Eazi around COVID-19 pandemic

BBC This Is Africa airs an exclusive interview between music stars DJ Edu and Mr Eazi. DJ Edu compares notes ...

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EditorMarch 23, 2020

#QuarantineBinge: the Obi Emelonye medical drama ‘Heart & Soul’ is finally free to air

As you self isolate this week, we feel its our duty to scour the interwebs and get you on to ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 22, 2020

Kiki Mordi, Hauwa Ojeiofor, Jokate Mwegelo, Chisom Obi-Jeff | Meet Africa’s 50 Impactful Women in Development 2020

Like the invisible thread that holds the tapestry of development together, 50 women working actively in development across Africa were ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 21, 2020

Rubbin’ Minds’ International Women’s Month special powered by Lipton to feature Bolanle Austen-Peters, Salawa Abeni and Oyeyimika Adeboye this Sunday

This Sunday on Rubbin’Minds International Women’s Month Special powered by Lipton features award-winning theatre and film director, Bolanle Austen-Peters; the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 20, 2020

#EachForEqual: Medplus CEO, Joke Bakare lends voice to conversation on gender equality in Nigeria

As we commemorate the annual International Women’s Day, we celebrate the outstanding achievements of women – in the social, health, ...

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EditorMarch 17, 2020

Water, Malt, Music, Curves, and Ideas for Ayo Animashaun at 50

 by Ayeni Adekunle I can’t remember how I got introduced to Soji Dehinde. But it was he who in turn ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 16, 2020

As he turns 35, Chude Jideonwo launches #WithChude on TV, Radio and Podcast

Nigerian lawyer, journalist, media entrepreneur, and founder of Joy, Inc., Chude Jideonwo, returns to mainstream media with the launch of ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 14, 2020

Lipton drives the equality conversation through Rubbin’ Minds Special for International Women’s Month

Each year on International Women’s Month, corporate organizations around the world join activists and advocates to contemplate the place of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 12, 2020

Medplus CEO, Joke Bakare, Francesca Emmanuel, Omawumi celebrate International Women’s Day with pharmacists and pharma-techs

In commemoration of International Women’s Day, Medplus CEO, Joke Bakare joined by First Female Federal Permanent Secretary in Nigeria, Francesca ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 12, 2020

Commonwealth Young Person of the Year 2019, Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, bears the Commonwealth flag at annual celebration

Commonwealth Day is an annual celebration observed by people all over the Commonwealth in Africa, Asia, The Pacific, Europe, Caribbean, ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 11, 2020

#IWD2020: Google announces plans to train 20,000 women across Africa this year

According to McKinsey Africa, if current rates were to be maintained in the future, the overall global gender gap will ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 9, 2020

“The incompatibility of the crown and conscience” | Our top 20 reactions to Emir Sanusi’s dethronement

The long-drawn battle between the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, and Governor Abdullahi Ganduje came to a climax Monday, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 8, 2020

#SMWLagos2020: Piggyvest hosts panel on “Wealth Creation in this Digital Age”

On the second day of the recently concluded 2020 Social Media Week, Piggyvest hosted a panel session that discussed ‘The ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 7, 2020

Vimbai joins Ebuka Obi-Uchendu on Rubbin’ Minds for International Women’s Month Special

Nigeria’s leading youth talk show, Rubbin’ Minds, is set to unveil a special new series on Sunday, 8th March 2020, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 3, 2020

Filmhouse Group hosts the exclusive screening of Queen Sono, the first original African series by Netflix

West Africa’s leading film-entertainment group, Filmhouse, owners of Filmhouse Cinemas and FilmOne Entertainment, hosted the exclusive screening of the first ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 25, 2020

Trainings and not just investing in Nigerian entrepreneurs is integral to Nigerian Export – Awolowo, NEPC Executive Director

The Executive Director of the Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC) and champion for zero-oil export in Nigeria, Mr. Olusegun Awolowo ...

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Emmanuel SadiFebruary 19, 2020

Emmanuel Sadi: Trump’s travel ban is barefaced racism

Immigration refers to the act of coming to live permanently in a foreign country. It was first invented by European ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 19, 2020

Medplus launches new pharmaceutical outlet in Victoria Island

Medplus, Nigeria’s leading health and beauty retail company committed to helping Nigerians live and feel good, officially launched a new pharmaceutical outlet on Monday, ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 18, 2020

The Future Awards Africa announces call for nomination 2020 in partnership with The African Union Commission

The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) partners with the African Union Commission towards achieving 1 million By 2021 Initiative. The initiative ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 17, 2020

Richard von Weizsäcker Fellow, Obiageli Ezekwesili launches #FixPolitics Initiative with inaugural conference

Nigeria’s Obiageli Ezekwesili in conjunction with the Robert Bosch Academy presents the #FixPolitics Initiative with an inaugural conference in Lagos. ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 15, 2020

Five interesting things that happened this Valentine

Except you’ve been under a rock until recently, there’s no way you would have missed the Valentine buzz – either ...

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Op-Ed EditorFebruary 13, 2020

The REDx Training Program is building Nigeria’s next media giants

Nigeria’s media ecosystem is on a burgeoning roll. Diversifying, layering on preexisting entertainment mediums, monetizing previously dormant platforms, and simply ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 11, 2020

Data breach by LIRS: Why NITDA must wield the big stick

In December 2019, the personal data of numerous taxpayers in Lagos State was leaked on the payment portal of the ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 11, 2020

Andela, Facebook and UNODC hosts Hackathon4Justice to create solutions that tackle social vices in Nigeria

Andela, the engineering-as-a-service business that helps companies build teams quickly and cost-effectively so they can ship faster, hosted 50 students ...

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