Finally! Anita Divorces Chris Oyakhilome

Lawyers to Anita, the former wife of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, the founder of Christ Embassy, have said that she had finalised her divorce to the preacher, adding that she was no longer a part of, or involved in, the church, also known as Believers LoveWorld Inc. Anita Ebhodaghe, formerly Anita Oyakhilome, a pioneer member of Christ Embassy, where she rose […]

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2016: The Year New Standard Rails Arrive Nigeria

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The Minister of Transportion, Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday said the federal government would spend an aggregate of N120 billion for its two new standard (guage) railway tracks to be constructed on the Lagos-Kano and Lagos-Calabar rail corridors from its 2016 budget. Making the disclosure after a train ride on the completed 186-kilometre Abuja-Kaduna railway project, from Idu terminus at the […]

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S’African Retailer Exits Nigeria on Import Restrictions

South African retailer, Truworths has pulled out of its Nigerian business citing import restrictions, its chief executive said on Thursday. This, according to Reuters, could be a sign that President Muhammadu Buhari’s attempts to boost local industry are hurting foreign investment. As well as being unable to fill its shelves, the clothing retailer said it was struggling to pay its […]

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92-year-old Mugabe refuses to relinquish power, says until he dies

Harare – The 92-year-old Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, on Thursday in Harare maintained that even though is party would choose a successor, he planned to contest the next election in 2018. Mugabe, who would be 94 by 2018, insisted that he would still seek his last five-year term under a new constitution that would see him through to 99 years […]

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Arik Air increases frequency on Lagos-Dakar, Lagos-Banjul routes

Arik Air on Tuesday announced an increase in its frequency on the Lagos-Dakar (Senegal) route to a daily service, up from six weekly flights. This was contained in a statement signed by the Communications Manager of the airline, Mr Adebanji Ola, a copy of which was obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. According to the statement, […]

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24 Million passengers a year..Lagos airport set to open in December

Nigeria’s Government has begun measures to give a face-lift to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMA), Lagos with the construction of a multi-billion naira new terminal building and a five-storey office complex with a modern car park facility, which are nearing completion. The new terminal which would be linked to the new old one will facilitate the airlifting of about […]

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Ghana Missing In Best Countries Ranking

Ghana is missing in the maiden best countries ranking released over the weekend in the United States. The highest ranked country in Africa is South Africa, in 31st position, followed by Morocco in 35th, Egypt in 39th, Tunisia in 47th, Nigeria in 57th and Algeria rounding off the ranking at 60th position. Ghana cannot even be found in the best […]

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Lagos and the dream of world biggest digital library

by Renn Offor Alexandria was home to the biggest ancient library in the world. The Royal Library of Alexandria or Ancient Library of Alexandria in Alexandria, Egypt, was one of the largest and most significant libraries of the ancient world. The library was part of a larger research institution called the Museum of Alexandria, where many of the most famous […]

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African Art Needs to Come Home – And This is Why

African art dots museums across Europe and North America, gracing countries where many Africans would be hard pressed to get a visa. In the Neues museum in Berlin, the bust of Queen Nefertiti is lit and kept at a temperature to mimic conditions in Egypt. Its grace radiantly reflects the meaning of her name: “the beautiful one has come.” For […]

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