Lagos, Nigeria Newswire (Page 9)

Lagos, Nigeria Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Over 700 Nigerians enrolled in our varsities - Belarus envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Vanguard

    Counsellor in the Belarusian Embassy in Nigeria, Mr Aleksandr Lukashevich has said that due to high quality of education with little financial implication, Nigerians have now begun to turn attention to the Republic of Belarus. Lukashevich who spoke at the 2nd Annual General Meeting of the Alumni Association of Belarusian Institutions of Learning, Nigeria, held in Lagos, said that no fewer than 700 Nigerian students were given placements in Belarusian universities during 2017/2018 academic year.

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  2. Banana Island murder of wife, daughter: Court remands Danish national in prison custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Vanguard

    L agos- A Lagos Magistrate's Court sitting in Yaba, yesterday, remanded Danish national, Peter Nielsen, 53, who allegedly killed his wife Zainab, and his three-year-old daughter, Petra, in Ikoyi Prisons. Nielsen appeared before the court on a two-count charge bordering on murder.

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  3. Unmasked: Daring exploration into women's mindscapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Vanguard

    For three years running, SMO Contemporary Arts has engaged the public on matters concerning women, through an art exhibition tagged, Standing Out. Standing Out usually comes during the Women's History Month and has in no small way celebrated the sterling achievements and contributions of women across the globe.

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  4. Truck drivers dare Navy, LASG: Lock down Oshodi/Apapa ExpresswayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Vanguard

    IN an apparent defiance to the ultimatum given by the Nigerian Navy to truck drivers to vacate Lagos roads and bridges, following the perennial gridlock , particularly along the Apapa/Oshodi expressway, truck drivers locked down the ever-busy expressway through out yesterday. The traffic situation which worsened last week, has taken an alarming dimension since Monday, as truck drivers virtually took over both the major expressway and service lanes on both sides.

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  5. CPPA, El-Rufai, stakeholders highlight strategies to grow women's participation in economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Vanguard

    The Centre for Public Policy Alternatives, CPPA, in partnership with the International Research Centre, United Kingdom's Department for International Development, DfID, and the Hewlett Foundation, has highlighted strategies that would increase the participation of women in Nigeria and Ghana in the various sectors of the economy.

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  6. Election rigging: Should Mantu be prosecuted or not?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Vanguard

    R ecently, the former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ibrahim Mantu publicly declared that his political party, People's Democratic Party, PDP, engaged in rigging elections to get its candidates, especially the Presidents, to win at the polls. Since he made the statement,which amount to confession, tongues have been wagging, calling for his arrest and prosecution in line with the nation's criminal laws.

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  7. Nigeria:Dana Air Named Official Airline of Wives of African Presidents' SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | AllAfrica.com

    Dana Air has been named the official airline of the maiden edition of the Coalition of Wives of Presidents and Vice Presidents in Africa for Peace Summit for Peace and Development. Themed 'African Women Summit for Peace and Development in Africa', the coalition is a project put together by Engage, Empower, Educate Initiative, an NGO which aims to harness the enormous capacity and goodwill of both sitting and past wives of presidents and vice presidents in Africa.

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  8. From Nigeria To Chattanooga: Balogun's Journey Leads To All-America SelectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Chattanoogan.com

    Elizabeth Balogun, who as a 13-year-old eighth-grader, got on a commercial jetliner in Lagos, Nigeria, and headed off to the distant shores of America.

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  9. Why we are pioneering visual radio in Nigeria - Chris AnyanwuRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Vanguard

    By Emmanuel Aziken & Gbenga Oke It was like a return to familiar grounds for Senator Chris Anyanwu, the award-winning broadcast journalist turned politician and now media entrepreneur. Mrs. Anyanwu whose carriage and commanding commentaries on the intricacies of the oil industry captivated television audiences in the early eighties had in later years established herself as a print journalist cum publisher before berthing in the political terrain.

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  10. FG approves N47bn for Aba-PH, Ota roads repairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Vanguard

    THE Federal Executive Council, FEC, yesterday, approved contracts of N47 billion for road projects in the country, including the redesign and reconstruction of Aba/Port Harcourt section of the Enugu/Port Harcourt Expressway. FEC also approved the dredging of Port Harcourt Seaport and provision of navigational aids for Escravos in the sum of N13 billion.

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  11. Cloudcover WIB challenges women to aim higherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Vanguard

    T HE maiden edition of Women in Business, WIB, a networking session for women in all sectors of the economy powered by Cloudcover Limited, an innovative company delivering constant internet connectivity to Nigerians, was held in Lagos with a call on women to always aim high and not be limited by their situations. The interactive session brought together women from diverse industries and organisations and addressed issues concerning women in all areas of economic endeavour.

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  12. JCI unveils 30 nominees for recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Vanguard

    JUNIOR Chamber International, JCI is set to honour ten outstanding Nigerians between ages 18-40 that are doing exceptionally well in their chosen fields, beginning with the unveiling and recognition of 30 nominees. Speaking at the unveiling of the thirty nominees in Lagos, its chairman, Oluwafunmi Atanda said: "Today, we are unveiling thirty nominees for recognition, but we shall formally recognize ten young outstanding people among them doing exceptionally well in their chosen fields in August."

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  13. McNeese women's basketball signs three players on signing dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    McNeese women's basketball head coach Kacie Cryer added to her 2018-19 squad with the addition of Damilola Balogun, Jamara Levy and Maddisen Martin who signed a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday. Balogun, a 6-0, forward from Lagos, Nigeria comes to the Cowgirls from Bossier Parish Community College.

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  14. .com | Buhari's re-election bid kicks off Nigeria's presidential raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | News24

    Now that Muhammadu Buhari has ended months of suspense over whether he will seek re-election as Nigeria's president, all eyes are on the ruling party to see whether it will give him a clear shot at the nation's top job. Buhari made history in 2015 when he became the first Nigerian to defeat an incumbent candidate, amid anger over the Boko Haram jihadist insurgency and rampant corruption in West Africa's largest economy.

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  15. No marriage is worth dying for, flee domestic violence - " Actress tells wivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | GhanaWeb

    Nollywood actress, Omoni Oboli has called for justice over the murder of Nigerian artiste, Zainab Ali-Nielsen, popularly known as Alizee. The actress advised Nigerians facing domestic violence to dump the marriage and runaway with their children as nobody is worth dying for.

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  16. Nigeria nabs 89 drug trafficking suspects in oil rich stateRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Xinhuanet

    The Nigerian government on Wednesday said it apprehended 89 persons for trafficking illicit drug in oil rich southern Bayelsa state in the first quarter of the year. The agency recorded a total seizure of 73.779 kilograms of different classes of illicit drugs in the state, he added, noting that of the total number of suspects arrested, 68 were males while 21 were females, said Ikenna Osakwe, a spokesperson for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, in Yenagoa, the state capital.

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  17. Dana Air named official airline of wives of Africa presidents' summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Vanguard

    Dana Air is the official airline of the maiden edition of the Coalition of Wives of Presidents and Vice Presidents in Africa for Peace Summit for Peace and Development in Abuja. Mr Kingsley Ezenwa, the airline's Media and Communications Manager, made this known at a news briefing in Lagos on Wednesday.

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  18. Murder of Nigerian artist, daughter: Danish husband remanded in prison custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Vanguard

    By Evelyn Usman Peter Nielsen, the 53-year-old Danish man alleged to have murdered his Nigerian wife and daughter, on April 5, 2018, at their residence in Banana Island, Ikoyi Lagos has been remanded in the Ikoyi prison. Magistrate K.B Ayeye, however said that the suspect should be remanded in prison custody until May 8, 2018, when the advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecution, DPP would have been received.

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  19. Nigeria:CEO - MTN Nigeria IPO Will Be Done By Year-End, Market PermittingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | AllAfrica.com

    MTN Group Ltd. expects the listing of its Nigerian unit on the Lagos stock exchange to be done by the end of this year, its CEO Rob Shutter has said, after suggesting last November that the process would be concluded by mid-year. "We are progressing very well with the Nigerian listing and if market conditions are appropriate, we will conclude that by the end of the year," he said Tuesday in an interview in Lagos.

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  20. Tech4Dev partners Microsoft Nigeria to train over 500,000 young Nigerians on digital skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Vanguard

    Over 500,000 young individuals' resident in Nigeria are to benefit from the Basic Digital Education Initiative, BDEI, an Initiative of Tech4Dev and supported by Microsoft. From Left- Chief Technology Officer, Microsoft Nigeria, Hakeem Adeniji-Adele; Executive Director, Tech4dev, Joel Ogunsola; General Manager Microsoft Nigeria, Akin Banuso; Former Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko and Ukinebo Dare, S.S.A. to the Edo state Governor on Skills and job creation at the launch of the Basic Digital Education Initiative held at the Microsoft Nigeria office, Victoria Island, Lagos recently.

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