Ruti Olajugbagbe Performs Dreams - The Final of The Voice UK 2018
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Ruti Olajugbagbe Biography

Ruti Olajugbagbe has said she is influenced by bands such as Bastille and Arctic Monkeys as well as singer Emeli Sande and in 2013 sang in the final of Thurrock’s young musician of the year. Read more…

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Aisha Buhari Now UNAIDS Special Ambassador

Aisha Buhari’s role will be in the Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV&Promotion of Treatment for children living with HIV in Nigeria. The appointment is said to be in recognition of Buhari’s passion in the advocacy for the rights of vulnerable women and girls in the country. Read more…

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Aisha Buhari Wins UNICEF Humanitarian Service Award

Ministers of the FCT and Foreign Affairs and other senior government officials, many wives of Governors, and captains of industry attended the high octane event. Mrs. Gimbiya Dogara, wife of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, who represented Mrs. Buhari at the event expressed gratitude for the recognition given her by UNICEF, promising to do more, not only through advocacy but acting for the good cause of children’s education in Nigeria. Read more…

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Lagos Theatre Festival ‘Among Top 20 in The World’

“Lagos Theatre Festival was listed alongside other festivals such as Edinburgh Fringe, Galway International Arts Festival and London International Festival of Theatre amongst some others. This is good news for us.” Read more about the “Lagos Theatre Festival”. Read more…

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Mosunmola ‘Mo’ Abudu: The Road to Success

“We’re building a community that has made us brand ambassadors for the entire continent,” says Mo Abudu. “As a black person sitting here today, I know how important it is to have people I can look up to that represent me in media,” Mosunmola Mo Abudu adds. Read more…

MOLFIX, Oluwaseun Ayeni; Corporate Affairs and Communication Manager, Venessa Ebifemi; Sales Operations Manager, Michael Omage; Alternative Trade Channel Manager, Yemi Teru-Adewumi
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MOLFIX was the winner of Experiential Marketing Award category for 2017, second runner up in Consumer Promotion Award category and also the third Best Brand of the Year 2017 in West Africa. Read more…

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Timipre Wolo Wins Network Woman of the Year (HNWOTY) 2017 Awards

Instituted as a driving force in the realm of award ceremonies made for women, by women, Timpre Wolo, a young outstanding Lawyer and energy entrepreneur came out tops at the maiden edition of the Her Network Woman of the Year (HNWOTY) Awards, which took place in Lagos last Sunday. Timipre Wolo is the CEO of TFN Energy Limited and Founder of the Centre for Gender Equality, Education and Empowerment (CGEEE), an NGO which she set up in response to the high level of illiteracy and poverty amongst women and girls in rural areas across Africa. Read more…

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Toyin Ojora Saraki Wins UHC Global Champion Award

To mark Universal Health Coverage Day, Her Excellency Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki commented: “We must act to ensure that every person – rich or poor, old or young, living in urban or rural areas – has access to effective, timely and quality healthcare. The effects of Universal Health Coverage stretch far beyond health outcomes, although we are in dire need of vast improvements in that area. Health security reduces poverty, protects against epidemics, drives economic growth and promotes gender equality.” Read more…

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Aliko Dangote Emerges in Bloomberg 50 Top Persons in 2017

Aliko Dangote President of Dangote Group, has emerged one of the selected best 50 persons in the world in 2017. Bloomberg, a global information and technology company that connects decision-makers to a dynamic network of data, people and ideas – “accurately delivering business and financial information, news and insights to customers around the world.” Read more…

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Godwin Emefiele Best Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor in History of Nigeria: Jim Ovia

The Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Jim Ovia believes Godwin Emefiele’s skill at reversing the free fall of the Naira from N525/$ to stability at N360/$, a 30% gain within one year may have earned him accolades as have CBN’s imports substitution programme which has seen the fall of rice import by 90% in less than two years under aegis of the anchor borrower’s programme. Read more…

Oluwaseun Otitoola Wins 2017 9Mobile Photography Competition - NIGERIA NEWS HEADLINE
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Oluwaseun Otitoola Wins 2017 9Mobile Photography Competition

Oluwaseun Otitoola said: “I didn’t have a camera of my own but I love photography so I borrowed my friend’s camera to participate. I chose ‘Fragment of CMS Bookshop Building’ because of the symbolic status of the building and its environment which tells the story of Lagos in the past and the Lagos we know today.” Read more…

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Aliko Dangote Wins 2015 Clinton Global Citizen Awards

Bill Clinton former U.S. President, who presented the award to the daughter of the business magnate, Halima, who represented him, said Aliko had raised the bar of philanthropy by an African, which is worthy of emulation. Halima: “This award is coming at a time we are expanding both business and philanthropic footprints globally and we are optimistic about creating value that transcends borders, while improving the quality of lives of people globally. Read more…

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Herbert Wigwe Wins 2017 African Business Leader of the Year

Receiving the award, Herbert Wigwe said: “I am deeply humbled by the decision of the All Africa Business Leaders Award (AABLA), in partnership with CNBC Africa, to be recognised as the African Business Leader of the Year. I do not view it as a recognition of my own accomplishments, but rather as an affirmation of the will, resilience, innovation and drive of our team at Access Bank to excel, and a recognition of the bank to become the gateway for African businesses to the world. Read more…

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Access Bank Nigeria Plc Wins SERAs Awards

According to a statement, the awards won by Access Bank Nigeria Plc included: Best Company in Climate Action; Most Outstanding CSR Practitioner Of The Year – received by Omobolanle Victor-Laniyan, Head, Sustainability at Access Bank; Sustainability Champion of the Year – given to Dr. Herbert Wigwe, GMD/CEO, Access Bank; Best company CSR//Sustainability West Africa; and the highest honour of the night – The Most Socially Responsible Company of The Year (Overall Winner). Read more…