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[SPECIAL REPORT] Foremost Benue industrialist, Denen Tofi laid to rest amid encomiums

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By SAM ADZEGEH - As expected, thousands of mourners and sympathizers stormed the Mbaade, Mbagen countryside to pay last respects to late Chief Denen Tofi Anyia on Saturday, December 4. Popularly known as 'Do well God will help you Tofi', the...

Celebrating Obateru, a quintessential PR Man at 60

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By Obinna Nwachi - The job of managing the image and reputation of a company that many love to hate and others hate to love is no mean task. Very often, one leaves the job inheriting the ‘enemies’ of the...

Wada Maida’s Midas Touch on Journalism

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By Oche Echeija Egwa - On Thursday, September 16, 2021, headquarters of News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) in Abuja was formally renamed Wada Maida House, a befitting honour to a veteran journalist, who worked most of his life for the...

Barack Obama’s tribute to his grandmother, Mama Sarah Obama

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My family and I are mourning the loss of our beloved grandmother, Sarah Ogwel Onyango Obama, affectionately known to many as “Mama Sarah” but known to us as “Dani” or Granny. Born in the first quarter of the last century, in...

President Buhari mourns passing of Ivorian Prime Minister Bakayoko

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By DAVID IORJA, Abuja - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, said on Thursday he learnt with sadness the passing of the Prime Minister of Cote d’Ivoire Hamed Bakayoko. President Buhari, on behalf of the Government and people of Nigeria,  conveyed his deepest...

President Buhari mourns Nigeria’s former Information minister and staunch ally, Tony Momoh

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By JACOB KUBEKA, Abuja - Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief at the passing of his longtime ally, friend, political loyalist and former Minister of Information and Culture, Prince Tony Momoh. Reacting to the passage, President Buhari said Prince Momoh...

Nkrumah’s son speaks on Rawlings: “He was a violent, wicked and bloodthirsty man”

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Dr Sekou Nkrumah, one of the sons of Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah, has in plain language chastised the late Jerry John Rawlings (Rtd.) over some of his dealings as a head of state and President of Ghana. According to Sekou...
Nollywood filmmaker, Chico Ejiro, dead

Minister mourns veteran film producer Chico Ejiro

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Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has expressed shock over the death of veteran film producer, Chico Ejiro. The minister, in a statement on Saturday in Lagos, said the death was a huge blow to the nation’s Creative...
Nollywood filmmaker, Chico Ejiro, dead

Nollywood veterans mourn foremost filmmaker Chico Ejiro

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By JACOB KUBEKA - Veterans Nollywood actors on Friday mourned the death of veteran filmmaker, Chico Ejiro, saying that the movie producer would be missed by the industry. Ejiro died on early on Christmas Day, throwing the industry into mourning. President of...

UN honours 21 staff members killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

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By Prudence Arobani/Ifeyinwa Omowole The UN came together in sadness and solidarity on Friday to honour its 21 staff members, who died on board an Ethiopian Airlines flight which crashed on Sunday. The ceremonies were held at UN Headquarters in New...

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More than 90 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast

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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), late Friday, said that more than 90 illegal migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast. “Ninety-three people...

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