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TRENDS: The Ankara Revolution

By Victoria Apata Until the 1960s, most wax sold in Africa were made in Europe. But all that has changed. Ghana had several high print wax manufacturing companies, including Woodin- a subsidiary of Holland’s Vlisco; and ATL a subsidiary of

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Famous Evangelist, Billy Graham Dies At 99

Evangelist Billy Graham — a confidant to presidents, a guiding light to generations of American evangelicals and a globe-trotting preacher who converted millions to Christianity — died Wednesday at the age of 99, his spokesman confirmed to CNN. Graham passed

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Zamfara: Teacher Flogs Student To Death

A teacher at Government Day Secondary School Sankalawa in Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara has allegedly flogged a student to death. Reports said the incident was made known to the public on Wednesday by Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar-Gummi, Deputy Speaker

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‘FG Must Promote Entrepreneurship To Curb Increasing Crime Rate’

By Ali Maha The Federal Government’s lack of commitment to promote businesses and entrepreneurship has been described as the bane of all the societal ills bedeviling the the Nigerian society including youth restiveness, juvenile delinquencies and moral decadence, comrade Peter

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‘Kick Against Rape’ novelty match to hold in Abuja

By Amina Isah The ‘Kick Against Rape’ novelty football match is set to hold in Abuja between top beauty queens and celebrity/media personalities in Nigeria. Queen Faithfulness Kennedy, Queen of Aso Nigeria 2017 along with other Aso Queens will host the

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Fathia Balogun Reportedly Moved On From Husband

By Amina Isah, Abuja Nigerian actress, Fathia Balogun is reportedly dating the son of veteran Nollywood actress Idowu Philips, Femi Philips’ son. According to sources close to her, Fathia was spotted with Femi Philips at a McDonald fast food restaurant

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Celebrity Single Parents: What Manner Of Role Models

By Amina Isah Just like any entertainment industry in the world, the Nigerian entertainment industry is characterised by short term relationships, crashed marriages and out-of-wedlock children. Today, being a single parent is no longer a big deal and celebrities have

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Police Sanction Parents For Forcing Nine-year-old Child Into Prostitution

The parents of a nine-year-old girl have been placed under house arrest for forcing their daughter into prostitution, police in the southern Italian region of Sicily said on Monday. Two men aged 63 and 79, suspected of paying for sex

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AHUON rejects biometric capturing

…says it is a time bomb for intending pilgrims By Taofeek Lawal, Abuja The Association for Hajj and Ummrah Operations in Nigeria (AHUON) has kicked against the introduction of biometric capturing for intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia to this year’s

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‘Black Panther’ Breaks Box Office Records with $218m

Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” is heading for a super-heroic $218 million debut over the four-day President’s Day weekend at 4,020 North American locations, estimates showed Sunday. That number means that “Black Panther,” starring Chadwick Boseman and directed by Ryan Coogler, has

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