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Actress Funke Akindele to star in Hollywood movie, Avengers

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Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, popularly known as Jenifa has been named to be among stars who will feature in Marvel’s  Avengers: Infinity Wars. Akindele’s name was published on a website, IMDB, the movie database website owned by Amazon. Jennifer will be a member of ‘Dora Milaje’, a team of women who serve as personal bodyguards of the Black Panther, the spiritual leader of ...

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Forbes name Dangote as Africa’s richest for the seventh year


For the seventh year in a row, the President and Chief Executive of Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, has been adjudged as the richest man in Africa with a net worth that Forbes pegged at $12.2bn for 2017. That was an increase of $100m from a year earlier. Bill Gates maintained his position as the richest in the world with ...

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NCC denies 9mobile buyer’s emergence on January 16


The Nigerian Communications Commission has denied reports that a new owner of 9mobile will emerge on January 16, 2018. The Director, Public Affairs, NCC, Mr. Tony Ojobo, said in a statement on Thursday that January 16 was only scheduled as the deadline for the receipt and review of bidding offers from prospective buyers.  He affirmed that Barclays Africa was still ...

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Edo man wins N20m Nigerian lottery


An engineer from Edo State, Mr Sidney Osahon, 35, who won the ‘Give ‘n’ Take N20m National Jackpot Bonanza, said his landlady almost ejected his family hours before he won the lottery. Osahon, who disclosed this at a news briefing organised by Give `n` Take National Lottery in Abuja, said he was threatened by his landlady on his way to claim ...

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Nigerian-owned guest houses burnt in South Africa

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The Nigerian Union in South Africa says six guest houses owned by their members were burnt during attacks against Nigerians in Rustenburg, North West Province of South Africa. The Chairman of the union in the province, Mr. Paul Nwanedo, told the News Agency of Nigeria on the telephone from Rustenburg, on Thursday that the attackers beat a woman and her ...

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