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Nigerian Entertainment Industry Celebrates As Burna Boy, Wizkid Win First-ever Grammy Awards

Nigeria pop stars Burna Boy and Wizkid have won at the 2021 Grammys, the first time for both artistes. Burna Boy won the Best Global Music Album category while Wizkid won the Best Music Video for his song with Beyoncé; ‘Brown Skin Girl’, from Lion King: The Gift album. Beyoncé’s daughter Blue Ivy was also a winner...

U.S. Says Visa Applicants Denied Due to Trump ‘Muslim Ban’ Can Reapply

Most U.S. visa applicants who were denied because of former President Donald Trump's travel ban on 13 mostly Muslim-majority and African countries can seek new decisions or submit new applications, the State Department said on Monday. President Joe Biden overturned Trump's so-called Muslim ban on Jan. 20, his first day in office, calling it "a...

BREAKING: Veteran Actor Sadiq Daba Is Dead

Veteran actor Sadiq Daba, who became a household in Nigeria for his role as Bitrus in the NTA drama series Cock Crow at Dawn, has died. It was learned he died on Wednesday evening after falling critical ill at his Marwa Garden residence in Alausa, Lagos State. “Yes, he is dead. May his soul rest in peace,” an...

Top Black Billionaires in 2021

Black billionaires make up fewer than 1% of all billionaires worldwide. Who are the select few who made it into the ranks of the world’s richest people?In this graphic, we used the Forbes real-time billionaire list to highlight the most financially successful Black people, and the source(s) of their wealth.Black Billionaires, RankedThe data is...

APAPA GRIDLOCK: LAGOS GOVT, NPA TALK TOUGH, TO IMPOUND TRUCKS PARKING ON HIGHWAYS

 Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman (left) with Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, during a courtesy visit at Lagos House, Alausa, on Tuesday, February 23, 2021. Lagos State Government and the leadership of Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) have recorded a major progress in an effort to proffer lasting solution to the...

The Five Most Important Emotions In B2B Marketing Today

We live and work in emotional times. It’s not just that we’re feeling unfamiliar emotions, or feeling them more intensely; those emotions are also playing a bigger role in how we try to make sense of a suddenly confusing world. They’re as present in our professional lives as in our personal ones. That’s something...

A New Era At World Trade Organization – Challenges And Opportunities Ahead

A new era has dawned at the World Trade Organization, as Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala takes up the mantle of leadership as Director-General of the WTO, becoming the first woman and the first African to lead the global trade body. We applaud her ruggedness, deep-negotiation skills, and international experience in building virile Global economies.https://ab6534c63859f84b3361a3df5d0a79d3.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.html As she...

BE READY TO BEAR HIGHER PETROL COST – FG TELL NIGERIANS

The Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva has admonished Nigerians to be ready to bear the pains of increased petrol pump price as crude oil price climbs above $60 per barrel. Speaking at the official launch of Nigerian Upstream Cost Optimisation Program on Tuesday, Sylva said with no provision of...

Àpá mi – My Scar

A True life story My name is Oladimeji and I am 32 years old. This is the story of my Àpá. Àpá means scar I finished my NYSC in 2016 and immediately, I got a job with one of the banks in Nigeria and my branch is in Ogba, Lagos State. I was barely 9 months...