Tag: cnn

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 11, 2017

Trump, CNN clash during press conference (WATCH)

President-elect of the United States, Donald Trump has clashed with news outfit, Cable Network News (CNN) at a press conference. ...

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Isime EseneDecember 23, 2016

Stephanie Busari profiles the Chibok girls: The girls who refused to be forgotten (Y!/YNaija Person of the Year 2016 Nominee)

Even in captivity, they refused to be forgotten. Their spirits refused to die and they cried out, willing the world ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 18, 2016

#TFAA2016: 5 things you should know about tonight’s event

The most anticipated event in Africa holds on Sunday in Lagos, Nigeria. The Future Awards Africa 2016, which recognises the achievement ...

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Media BloggerDecember 14, 2016

The Media Blog: Emmanuella gets a CNN feature

Not bad for a 6-year-old recording comedy skits from Port Harcourt, eh? We said it before – power shall continue ...

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Media BloggerDecember 5, 2016

The Media Blog: You heard the news where again?

This clip is astounding. Tens of millions of Americans believe these same things. https://t.co/OqK1xtyVub — Jonathan Merritt (@JonathanMerritt) December 1, ...

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AzeezNovember 25, 2016

CNN accidentally airs 30 minutes porn to Boston viewers

CNN viewers were served a 30 minutes dose of hardcore porn owing to a mistake by cable provider RCN, which ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 19, 2016

Farooq Kperogi: Buhari’s phantom $500m donation to Clinton’s campaign

by Farooq A. Kperogi In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s emergence as America’s president-elect, fringe, dodgy, clickbaity Nigerian websites have ...

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Isime EseneOctober 26, 2016

RED managing partner, Chude Jideonwo‎ featured on CNN’s Passion to Portfolio

Chude Jideonwo, managing partner of RED is the personality featured on the latest edition of CNN business and enterprise programme, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 23, 2016

AT&T acquires CNN, HBO, Warner Bros for $85bn

American multinational telecommunications,  AT&T has reached a $85bn mega-deal to buy Time Warner. The deal sees the tech giant taking ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 19, 2016

The Media Blog: The Huffington Post is coming to “sub-saharan Africa”

Someone should warn them that people in Sub-Saharan Africa don’t like to be called by that name – especially when ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 6, 2016

WE SURVIVED BOKO HARAM II: F is for Fati, and Faith

by Eromo Egbejule You hear a lot of stories about North-East Nigeria, a slice of the country that has been ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 1, 2016

The Media Blog: CNN didn’t do anything wrong

Nigerians have been all over tne matter of CNN’s coverage of Mark Zuckerberg’s visit to Nigeria. The headline was innocuous ...

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ToluAugust 31, 2016

We don’t agree with this CNN story on Zuckerberg’s visit to Nigeria

There was a recent feud on Twitter over the use of the description, ‘Sub-Saharan Africa’ by Cable News Network (CNN). ...

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RoqeebahAugust 29, 2016

Stephen Hawking might be headed for a Nobel prize after all

Over four decades ago, renowned English theoretical physicist and cosmologist, Stephen Hawking proposed that not everything that comes in contact with ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 24, 2016

The YNaija tracklist: ‘Buhari’ dog owner is still in prison | Borno state wants Sheriff arrested for Boko Haram links | Turkey launches campaign against ISIS | More

From the papers- a tracklist Bode George accuses Governors Wike and Fayose of greed over PDP chairmanship- YNaija Borno state ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 17, 2016

Kachikwu reveals FG’s plan to increase oil production

The most recent episode of CNN’s Quest Means Business with Richard Quest brought us an interview with Ibe Kachikwu, Minister ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJuly 16, 2016

Stephanie Busari to lead CNN’s digital foray into Nigeria

CNN is launching a new, multi-platform operation in Lagos, Nigeria, designed to give the network a nimble, broad-based, digital-first presence ...

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Isime EseneJune 22, 2016

Opinion: Nigeria – The change we can’t run away from

by Jide Ayobolu President Muhammadu Buhari recently penned an article in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) titled, “The Three Changes ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 7, 2016

Hillary Clinton clinches Democratic presidential nomination – US media

Based on delegate and super-delegate count by two international media houses – CNN and Associated Press – Hillary Clinton has ...

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YWriterMay 26, 2016

“A huge day for Trump” | The Donald has finally clinched the GOP nomination

Presumptive nominee for the United States Republican nomination is now the official candidate, save for the convention next month. He ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 24, 2016

CNN presenter, Keturah King assaulted at airport (PHOTOS)

Host of CNN African Voices, Keturah King, was assaulted by airport security in Dakar, Senegal on Tuesday morning. Keturah who ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 14, 2016

#ICYMI | Watch full video of CNN’s Amanpour’s interview with President Buhari

CNN’s Christiane Amanpour recently interviewed the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari during his visit to London for the anti-corruption summit. In the interview, ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 14, 2016

Boko Haram leaders livid over video leak, accuse FG of ‘cheating’

According to some security sources, leaders of the terrorist group, Boko Haram, are livid over the release of a video ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 14, 2016

‘Proof of life’ video should be used to rescue Chibok girls – Shehu Sani

A Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria , Boko Haram, Shehu Sani says the Chibok girls abducted from Government ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 15, 2016

CNN features Olajumoke’s ‘grass to grace’ story

International news outfit, CNN has featured the captivating story of a bread seller’s meteoric rise to stardom and fame. Olajumoke ...

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Oreoluwa PetersFebruary 11, 2016

Olajumoke Orisaguna is Tinie Tempah’s Woman Crush

Time has proven that photobombing Tinie Tempah’s photoshoot 2 weeks ago, was fate waiting to happen. Olajumoke Orisaguna stepped into ...

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Janeth JJuly 28, 2015

#IfAfricaWasABar: See top funny tweets from the viral hashtag

What started as an innocent call-out from a young Botswanan writer quickly sparked a Twitter debate about the state of ...

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Janeth JJuly 23, 2015

#SomeoneTellCNN: CNN reporter calls Kenya a terror hotbed

CNN correspondent Barbara Starr referred to Kenya as a “hotbed of terror” on Thursday. She said, “President Barack Obama is ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJuly 21, 2015

Christiane Amanpour to interview President Buhari tonight

Christian Amanpour, the chief international correspondent of CNN, will be interviewing President Buhari tonight by 8pm Central Africa Time. Nigeria’s ...

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Mallam YeroJune 19, 2015

Woman calls Don Lemon an “Uncle Tom” live on CNN

Don Lemon found himself in Charleston talking about the recent incident and this lady wasn’t having it at all. Mallam ...

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