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Ake arts and book festival begins in Abeokuta

The 2016 edition of the Ake Arts and Book Festival kicked off Thursday with an opening ceremony in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Hosted by media personality, Wana Udobang, the event began with the arrival of the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo and renditions of the national and Ogun State anthems by Falana and Adunni […]

Gov. Ambode unveils plan to transform Ebute Metta into tourists’ haven

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday unveiled plans to transform Ebute Metta into a tourists’ haven. Ambode spoke during an inspection tour of ongoing projects, which also featured the commissioning of Ipaja-Ayobo and Ikotun-Ejigbo roads in the state. He said that the state government planned to establish a recreation park on the stretch […]

KDSG to privatise abattoirs, send 7 butchers to Saudi Arabia on study tour

The Kaduna State Government on Monday said it was preparing the state abattoirs for privatisation and would send seven butchers on study tour in Saudi Arabia. The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr Manzo Maigari, who disclosed this to newsmen, said it was a resolution of the state executive council at its meeting in Kaduna. Maigari […]

Elephant kills its handler, runs away with tourists on its back

A Thai official said on Wednesday that an elephant killed its mahout (handler) in Thailand Wednesday before running away with three Chinese tourists on its back. The male elephant was 20 minutes into a jungle tour, in the northern province of Chiang Mai, when it went berserk and attacked its mahout, goring him and killing […]

Project Fame West Africa Season 8 Auditions Begin

MTN Project Fame West Africa, the music talent discovery and grooming competition, is back for an eighth straight season. The annual show that seeks to discover raw talents, will commence auditions on Saturday, 20 June, in some West African major cities and conclude the auditions in Lagos on 3 and 4  July. This year, thousands […]

Fayrouz L’Original 2 Rounds Off Audition Phase

Funsho Arogundade The second edition of Fayrouz L’Original has concluded the audition phase of the competition following the successful outing at the prestigious University of Lagos last weekend. The event played host to hundreds of talented participants who came out brimming with determination to impress the jury with their artistic talents to secure a spot at the semi final stage of the […]

Sther Gets Nigerian Idol Judges’ Lifeliners

Funsho Arogundade The three celebrity judges on the Nigerian Idol Season 5 TV reality show, Darey ‘Art’ Alade, Yinka Davies and Dede Mabiaku at the weekend returned one of the six previously evicted contestants, Sther, to the show, thus using up their last window of opportunity to bring back on the show any of the […]

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