Why I removed my womb… Nse Ikpe-Etim

Popular Nollywood actress Nse Ikpe-Etim has revealed why she removed her womb. The actress, who spoke at an event in Lagos State tagged ‘Conversation with Nse’, said she removed her womb to live a normal life. According to our reporter, she said she was diagnosed three years ago with Adenomyosis, a condition whereby the inner lining of the uterus breaks through the muscle wall of the uterus, adding that she had to remove her uterus in order to live a normal life. “I was told I couldn’t have kids, so,…

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FG Appoints Yadudu as FAAN Managing Director

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu as the new Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). The Deputy Director, Press & Public Affairs, Ministry of Transportation (Aviation), James Odaudu, in a statement in Abuja, disclosed that Captain Yadudu is to take over from the erstwhile Managing Director, Mr. Saleh Dunoma. The new MD is an International Civil Aviation Organisation and Airport Council International accredited International Airport Professional. Until his new appointment, Yadudu was the Director of Airport Operations of FAAN. According…

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MTN Bourse Soared By 21 Per cent In Two Days Of Trading…

The Nigerian Stock Exchange announced the listing by the introduction of 20.35 billion ordinary shares of MTN Nigeria Communications Plc. Details of the listing showed that the shares were introduced at N90 per share on the Nigerian bourse’s Premium Board Thursday. MTN Nigeria, a part of the MTN Group, Africa’s leading cellular telecommunications company, is the first telecommunications network provider to be listed on the NSE Premium Board, a listing segment for the elite group of issuers that meet the Exchange’s most stringent corporate governance and listing standards. The share…

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MTN To List On Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)

MTN Nigeria is to be officially introduced on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday 16th of May, 2019 as the telecom company has concluded all relevant processes which will enable it list on the Nigerian bourse, two officials have said. The telecommunications giant, which is the only one listed in the sector by the Nigerian Stock Exchange gained the maximum 10 percent each of the two days of trading. It was initially listed at N90 on Thursday. The NSE and MTN officials who pleaded anonymity confirmed the development that…

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Arik Aircraft Goes For Maintenance Adjusts Schedule Operations, Assures Customers…

Arik Air said that it has carried out adjustment on its scheduled operations to cope with the exigencies of its aircraft that are on mandatory maintenance. A statement by the PR & Communications Manager, Arik Air, Mr. Adebanji Ola explained that the airline’s fleet has witnessed a reduction in number in the last two weeks due to the fact that some aircraft have been flown overseas to Approved Maintenance Organisation (AMO) in Europe. The management stated that in order to maintain schedule integrity and ensure flights depart on time, it had…

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Abdoul Aziz Dia Joins the Group Board of Directors of UBA

The United Bank for Africa(UBA) announced that Mr. Abdoul-Aziz Dia will join the bank’s Board of Directors subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria. Mr. Dia, a Senegalese citizen, has over 25 years of banking experience garnered from several countries across the globe, including the United Kingdom, France, Nigeria, Ghana, Togo, Senegal, Kenya, and Cote D’Ivoire. He has worked in senior management positions at international financial institutions such as the African Development Bank, Citigroup, Standard Chartered, Ecobank, and UBA. Mr. Dia has served in the capacity of…

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Osinbajo Tasks NGE On Media Professionalism, Journalists Welfare

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, called on leaders of Nigeria’s media industry to rise up against bastardization of the profession.  Osinbajo represented by his spokesman, Mr. Laolu Akande, at the 2019 Biennial convention of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) in Lagos, called on professionals to evolve strategies to take back the media space infiltrated by unethical practices with the advent of the social media. He said that the advent of the new media had increased misinformation through the spread of fake news and other negative reports that often caused confusion,…

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NGE Will Continue To Provide Training, Direction For Members -Egbemode … NGE Re-elects New Exco For Another Two- Year term.

The leadership of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) says its financial status is “fertile” in spite of increasing operational expenses. NGE President, Mrs. Funke Egbemode, said this in her welcome address at the guild’s 2019 biennial convention in Lagos. The theme of the convention is “Media Convergence as Strategy for Survival.”  Egbemode said that the union had commenced the construction of an N500 million commercial plaza expected to serve as space for Abuja Editors and rental accommodation for some businesses. She said: “This current Exco inherited N50 million from…

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NCC Plans To Develop Local Content Policy To Reduce Youth Unemployment

Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice-Chairman (EVC), Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the commission is ready to fully develop local content policy in the country, to reduce youth unemployment. Local Content Policy is an Act which defines a Nigerian Company to mean a Company registered in Nigeria in accordance with the provisions of the CAMA. With not less than 51 per cent equity shares owned by Nigerians mandates investors in the sector to consider Nigerian content is an important element in project development. Danbatta, represented by Mrs. Felicia Onwegbuchulam, Director of…

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Lantern Book Clocks 50years of Growing Education, Launches A Reader’s Competition …Physical Book Would Never Die… Otunba Lawal-Solarin By: Ngozi Aghabie

Literamed Publications, publishers of Lantern Books, clocked 50 with its Chairman, Otunba Lawal-Solarin, saying the physical book would never die. The Chairman, said this at a World press conference at Ikeja, Lagos that despite advances in technology resulting in the rise of electronic and audio books, people would always reference hard copies. To mark the 50th anniversary, the organization is set to commemorate by launching a reader’s competition where children are to read thereby giving a scholarship to any who reads up to 12 books under its stables within a…

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