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'Fela!' Opens on Broadway

Written on November 24th, 2009 by
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this kinetic portrait of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, a Nigerian revolutionary of song, has taken on some starry producers... Read More | Share

Constitution review not Nigeria's priority — Jemibewon

Written on March 9th, 2009 by
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GENERAL David Jemibewon (rtd) is one of the nation's foremost retired Generals. The Kogi-born soldier cum legal practitioner had served the nation in different capacities. A one time military governor of the old Oyo State, Gen Jemibewon also served as... Read More | Share

Africa to adopt single currency

Written on March 3rd, 2009 by
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The push for a single currency to facilitate trade and help fast-track the integration of African countries has begun. Top African economists and academics are attending a meeting in Nairobi whose theme is... Read More | Share

Senate passes State of Nation Act

Written on February 28th, 2009 by
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Mimiko freezes LGs' accounts, dissolves boards

Written on February 26th, 2009 by
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The Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, on Wednesday froze the accounts of the 18 local government councils in the state. The governor gave this directive in a statement made available to our correspondent by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr.... Read More | Share

EFCC boss says courts are thwarting prosecution of ex-governors

Written on February 22nd, 2009 by
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The courts have been accused of frustrating the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) efforts to prosecute former governors alleged to have engaged in corrupt practices while in office. Speaking with journalists at the domestic terminal of... Read More | Share

Six-year-old spotted by football talent scouts is new Zinedine Zidane

Written on February 19th, 2009 by
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Six-year-old Madin Mohammed has been tipped to become the new Zinedine Zidane after he attracted the attention of top level talent scouts with his soccer skills. The youngster, whose quick moves and skillfull ball control are reminiscent of the former... Read More | Share

Chinua Achebe: A hero returns

Written on February 18th, 2009 by
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You might be forgiven for thinking they had turned out to greet Nelson Mandela. A huge noisy crowd, complete with dancers and drummers, gathered at the entrance of Abuja airport in the Nigerian capital at 0530 in the morning. But not to greet a great... Read More | Share

Lincoln's 200th birthday to be celebrated across the country

Written on February 11th, 2009 by
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The National Park Service will celebrate Lincoln's birthday Feb. 12 at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., with singer Michael Feinstein offering a musical tribute.Read... Read More | Share

Glo-CAF Awards: Essien, Adebayor, others storm Nigeria todaysports

Written on February 9th, 2009 by
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Organizers of the 2008 Glo-CAF Awards say the candidates and other invitees to the event will start arriving in Nigeria today (Monday) for the occasion, which will be held at the Expo Centre of the Eko Hotels and Towers on Tuesday. According to... Read More | Share

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