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Young Nigerian Presidential Aspirants Forge Alliance To Win 2019

The faction of the Young Nigerian Presidential Aspirants from various political parties tonight decided to collaborate and forged a united front to win the seat in 2019.


Social Media Influencers And Ex-BB Naija Housemates Tobi & Lolu Speaks at the SM Jury Event

At the 6th edition of the Social Media Jury Conference, Entrepreneurs from all walks of life gathered together on the 26th of July at the Prestigious Oriental Hotel to discuss the theme ‘’Leveraging Digital Channels for Growth’’.
Welcoming guests at the event, the Convener of the SM Jury, Tonia Odili, said the goal of the Jury, ‘’is to play an instrumental role in developing entrepreneurs and businesses in Nigeria’’.

Pat Obilor Releases Book ; LIFE OF A MEDIA GIRL - #THEMEDIABOOK

About the Book Life of a Media Girl is a new media book authored by Pat Obilor, one of Nigeria’s veteran media personalities, a University of Ibadan graduate and an alumnus of the London Media Academy. The book, Life of a Media Girl is a focus on women in the spotlight, the media industry as well as other public profession and how the society portrays these women in relation to their social, religious and cultural beliefs. While appraising the media industry, the book strives to correct certain mind-sets about women and explores the need to genuinely embrace and respect their creative professionalism in the workforce. Also, this book provides insightful nuggets and timeless hacks useful to broadcasters and individuals who wish to excel in the media space.

British Council Nigeria Hosts Capacity Building Workshop for Journalists in Abuja.

To enhance the capacity of journalists in this fast paced digital era, the British Council in Nigeria hosted a capacity building workshop for the media. The second in a series of capacity building initiatives for journalists was held in Abuja on 25 and 26 July 2018. 
The workshop addressed key issues as it affects the media. The issues discussed include ‘Upholding journalism ethics in the age of social media- sifting facts from fake news; Conflict sensitive journalism; Equality Diversity and Inclusion in the Nigerian media; Collaborations in the media space; Storytelling in contemporary Nigeria; Child Protection and Impact of our activities on the environment. The media's role in educating, informing, entertaining and influencing public opinion in Nigeria has been more critical in recent times. This follows digital access where everyone and anyone can assume the role of a journalist.

LOVE NIGERIA OR LEAVE HER!! - A Call to Order by Sam Ikoku

This message is coming close to midnight and its significance should not be lost in the noise.

A time is coming, and it is even now almost upon us that if you hold dual Nationality, are an economic felon, a known separatist, stooge of any shade, or of unverifiable ancestry you will not be allowed to hold elective office in Nigeria. Non-invested people have messed up our drive to build a great nation for far too long. Only true blood, pure hearts and patriotic souls will steer this nation.

Lagos Has Fallen - Chinonso Ogbogu Writes

I am a born optimist; but today, let's try something else.

I sense a big danger coming.

I sense a mayhem, an utter disaster

There's a big ruination looming in Africa's largest commercial hub - Lagos.

Join Muyemi Orimolade of Microsoft Nigeria, Tonia Odili, Lasisi Elenu, BBNAIJA Ex –Housemates Tobi & Lolu And Abiola Fabio at The SM JURY Event This Thursday

Do you want to learn on how to leverage on digital channels for growth?
Then this conference is for you.
Ex- BB Naija housemates , Tobi Bakare and Lolu Shomuyiwa will join other thought leaders in the ICT and Entertainment industries in a round table Panel  as they discuss ways on how to maximize digital Channles for growth.

#BankWars on Twitter Led by Sterling Bank Escalates To Crown GTBank A Debit Happy Bank

4 banks in Nigeria have been in the mix of the trending hashtag #BankWars on Twitter.


A Sterling bank advert got the other banks to clap back, sending their customers on a fun rampage.

Beware of fake news, Minister tells Nigerians in Diaspora

According to The Nation Nigeria

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has urged Nigerians in the Diaspora not to believe everything they read on the social media about happenings in the country, saying most of what emanates from the social media is fake news.

UNICEF G4G Initiatives Helps Reduce Hawking Amongst Girls in Northern Nigeria

Hawking during school and after school hours is no news for children living in some part of the country.
This was the resolve of  a group of journalists during a two day media dialogue on “Girls for Girls” initiative G4G, organized by UNICEF in  collaboration with USAID and DFID  in Zamfara state.

How G4G Initative by UNICEF, USAID, DFID Is Helping Girls Learn Good Hygiene In Northern Nigeria.

UNICEF ‘s  Girls for  Girls Initiative program G4G is currently  helping  girls learn good hygiene.

AfroMums Creative Writing Boot camp For Children

How do you plan to engage your children this holiday? Do you intend to send them off to their grandparents for the entire period? Or do you intend to enrol them in the same old stereotyped summer school program they have attended for years. The same program where they get to relate with the same people they have interacted with throughout the school year?



Venia Business Hub Holds Co-working Conference In July

The 2018 edition of Co-working conference is billed to hold on Thursday 26th July, 2018 at IMAX Filmhouse, Lekki, Lagos.

Nigeria To Host First Social Media Summit

The Nigerian Social Media Summit #NSMS2018 focused on the business, educational and political sector has been unveiled in Nigeria today. The event slated to hold in Abuja on August 12-14, 2018 is being organised by MY EVENTS a Malaysian-Nigerian company with 10 years’ experience and expertise in events crafting with  endorsement by the Nigerian government.

Ubong King, Rev. Wale Ajayi, others slated to speak at the Supernatural Life Summit Warri

In the Christian arena, a lot of empowerment takes place and a few mentors in Nigeria has shown uncommon commitment to lift and direct young people. One of such known mentors,  is the Chairman of Protection Plus Security and President of the Ubong King Foundation, Mr. Ubong King.

Billion Obi, Nigerian Movie Director, Drops Another Blockbuster

Nigerian foremost movie director and creative film maker, who had been widely recognized for his Indigenous film titled IJE ADA among several other of his films has recorded another milestone with the release of his latest movie titled "Thick Skinned"

ABIA APC CONGRATULATES GOVERNOR FAYEMI, EKITI PEOPLE FOR THEIR SUPPORT FOR APC AND PROMISES TO LBERATE ABIA FROM POLITICAL OBSCURITY.

The publicity secretary of the APC in Abia state comrade Benedict Godson has congratulated the newly elected governor of Ekiti State Dr. John Kayode Fayemi on his victory at the polls.

All Progressives Congress Releases Names of New State Chairpersons

The All Progressives Congress has released the names of its new state chairpersons in 34 states and Abuja.

The party said congresses were not held in Ekiti and Osun states due to the coming elections there and so both states have no newly elected chairpersons.

Anambra: 50 SMEs receive digital tools worth N5m - As Digipreneur Week produces 17 new startups; 20 gain automatic job

It was a moment of joy at Stanel World, Anambra State, venue of the maiden Digipreneur Week (#DPWeek2018) which ended on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, as over one thousand (1000) Anambra youths were trained on digital skills, with fifty small businesses receiving digital tools worth five million naira (N5million), courtesy of DigitalPR-Wire.

EKITI STATE GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION Report - Centre LSD PREAMBLE

The Ekiti State gubernatorial election was held on 14th July 2018 as contained in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) time table. The African Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development (Centre LSD) having been accredited by INEC to observe the Ekiti gubernatorial Election trained and deployed 50 observers to observe the election in collaboration with New Initiative for Social Development (NISD).

ANN Presidential Aspirant, Fela Durotoye In Closed Door Meeting With Party Chieftains In Abuja + Airport Reception Photos

Presidential Aspirant and Leadership Coach, Fela Durotoye of the Alliance for a New Nigeria Party made a day stop over in Abuja for some critical closed door political party meetings running up to the 2019 elections.

Seven And a Half Date Starring Mercy Johnson, Toyin Abraham, Jim Iyke , others: The Trailer

This is the official trailer for the movie SEVEN AND A HALF DATE featuring Nollywod veterans Jim Iyke, Mercy Johnson Okojie, Sola Sobowale, Toyin Abraham and more.

African Women in Leadership Organisation Set To Mark 10th Anniversary + To Celebrate 100 African Women of Worth

This year’s African Women in Leadership Conference organized by African Women in Leadership Organisation (AWLO) is set to mark the 10th Anniversary of the organization.

OFFICIAL TRAILER: Mercy Johnson, Toyin Abraham, Jim Iyke & More Star In 'Seven and A Half Dates '

This is the official trailer for the movie SEVEN AND A HALF DATE featuring Nollywod veterans Jim Iyke, Mercy Johnson Okojie, Sola Sobowale, Toyin Abraham and more.

Synopsis:
Seven and a Half Date follows the life of a young hard working lady, Bisola, who is engrossed in her passion for her career and finds herself in a seemingly unending quest for love. Her father, Mr Gomez, comes to the rescue and inspired by the game of chess, sets Bisola up on ten different dates which he hopes one of them yields a good prospect.

SOKOTO STATE BOOSTS AGRICULTURE WITH 15,000METRIC TONNES OF FERTILISER - Partnership with IFAD a blessing

The sokoto state Government has commenced distribution of 15,000 metric tones fertiliser, loaded in 500 trucks, for the 2018 wet season farming. The fertiliser will be sold to farmers at the heavily subsidised rate of 4000 Naira per bag.

Youth Group to hold Mega Rally For Buhari

The National Convention of Buhari Youth Organization will hold July 10th in the capital city, Abuja. 
Thousands of Nigeria Youths under the Buhari Youth Organization will be converging in Eagles Square, Abuja on the 10th of July to reaffirm their support for President Buhari in the forthcoming election. 
Speaking at the sideline after its meeting in Abuja, the group’s National Organizing Secretary, Chief Felix Idiga, said the rally, which is slated for July 10th will showcase President Buhari’s concrete achievements in the last three years to Nigerians and the whole world.

"You’re Awolowo’s reincarnation", APC Excos Tell Ayandele as He Declares for Governor - Pictures + Video

The journey to the Oyo State government highest seat is bound to be very eventful as 2019 draws nearer.
And one candidate who has stood out so far amongst the multitude jostling for the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, ticket is none other than Dr. Olusola Ayandele, popularly called Stainless within the State.

Kwara Must Change speaks on Supreme Court Judgement on Saraki False Asset Declaration

Supreme Court of Nigeria yesterday made it's final judgement on Senate president Bukola Saraki false asset declaration, upholding the no case submission of the former Governor of Kwara State.
Kwara Must Change welcome the decision of Supreme Court on the false asset declaration of the senate President, Bukola Saraki.

AMB.PIEGBE, EMMANUEL UEBARI Declares Intention to Contest for Governor of Imo State 2019

*AMB.PIEGBE, EMMANUEL UEBARI (DEM-SUANU 1, OF OGONI-LAND) SEASONED ACCOUNTANT & EX-BANKER;  OFFICIALLY DECLARES HIS AMBITION TO CONTEST FOR: 2019 GOVERNOR OF RIVERS STATE.*

Addressing journalist and political associates, shortly after the stakeholders meeting of *PDP Global Ambassadors World-Wide* held in Top Echelon Height Hotel, stadium road, Port Harcourt the Rivers State Capital, the Ogoni-Land born emerging leader and Chairman of the Group, *Amb.Piegbe, Emmanuel Uebari* officially declares his intention to *Contest* the exalted office of the *GOVERNOR OF RIVERS STATE 2019.

24 SELF DEVELOPMENT TIPS YOU MUST NOT IGNORE: We Enjoyed Reading

1. Make friends with successful people and occasionally buy them gifts and surprise them with lunch because successful people always give and hardly get, so when you give them, they value the gift a lot.

2. Get a mentor and follow his instructions and respect the relationship. Never beg your mentor for money or disrespect his or her privacy.

I Vow To Create 5 Million Jobs - Collins Osuagwu , Imo Guber Aspirant

Philanthropist turned Politician and Social Democratic Party (SDP) Leading Governorship Aspirant in Imo State, chief collins osuagwu has vowed to create five million jobs for imolites if elected as Governor in the 2019 Governorship Election.

ActionAid Unveils CKN As Ambassador

ActionAid Nigeria, a member of ActionAid Global Federation, has named The Editor-In-Chief of, CKNNews, Chris Kehinde Nwandu (CKN)  as an Ambassador of the global group.

Time to listen to Governor Aminu Tambuwal - Anayo Ude

The media has been awash with reports on the recent comments of the Governor of Sokoto state, Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, CFR, on the wanton killings around the country. In the comments credited to the erudite former Speaker on state of insecurity in the country he took to the cleaners the security policies of the present federal administration led by General Muhhamadu Buhari. According to Tambuwal who set record as the first leader of the House of Representatives to leave office without any financial or other scandals levelled against his name, the policing policy in the country has failed and should be reorganised.

Nigeria Needs 21st Century Leadership – Tambuwal By Segun Afolabi

The call for a review of Nigeria`s security architecture by the Governor of Sokoto State and former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, is coming at the right time and with the right tone and emphasis. It is also coming from someone who, I am sure, many Nigerians have been waiting to hear from for a while. His tenure as Speaker portrayed him as broad minded, cosmopolitan in outlook and also as someone who is far more interested in achieving results that would benefit everyone.


Journalists Meet in Abuja to Chart way forward for Nigeria



Nigerian journalists have been called upon to get involved politics, in building the nation, charting the way forward for a better Nigeria with the tools available to them as the "watchdog" of the society.