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A sickle cell themed movie “STRAIN” is set for release later this year

STRAIN is a family drama feature film about a family that suddenly discovers that their young son has the sickle cell disease. Oluwatoyin Adewumi, the Co-writer, Producer and Executive Producer of the movie, STRAIN said “STRAIN was conceptualized after hearing the near-miss story of a family. During our research, we made a heart-wrenching discovery that …

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EVER WONDERED HOW LALIGA TRANSFERS WORK BEHIND THE SCENES?

Gone are the days of archaic, long-winded processes. Transfers in and out of LaLiga, such as those of Reinier or Raúl De Tomás this winter, are powered by modern technology. LaLiga fans worldwide have been closely following their club’s transfer business this summer. But have you ever wondered how the transfer process actually works from …

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NIPR FELLOWS PAYS TRIBUTE TO CHIEF ALEX AKINYELE

…. Plans to Immortalize his legacy Professionals in the Marketing Communications Industry on Thursday, 23rd of January 2020, paid their last respect to the late Chief Alexander Opeyemi Akinyele, at the Night of Tributes organized by the Body of Fellows of the Lagos State Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) in Ikeja. …

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Tough tasks for co-leaders Barcelona and Real Madrid during derbi-packed LaLiga weekend

Co-leaders Barcelona and Real Madrid both face tough tasks on the road during a LaLiga weekend packed with local derby rivalries. After some shock results elsewhere last time out, FC. Barcelona and Real Madrid remain together at the top of the table, but now with an eight-point lead over the chasing pack as the second …

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NativeLand and AfroNation: a tale of two cultures?

By Austin Okere As we start the new year 2020, it is expedient to take stock of the gains in the bourgeoning creatives industry in West Africa’s two biggest economies; Nigeria and Ghana, given their increasing contribution to the GDP of both countries. Penultimate December 2018 was a groundswell period in the evolution of young …

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Op-Ed-Concession is the way to go for National Arts Theatre

National Arts Theatre – Government Has No Business Being In Business Emefiele < blockquote> More facts seem to be emerging concerning the recent controversy over the National Arts Theatre, Lagos. My findings reveal that while it is true that the CBN is championing a policy to support the creative industries via its Creative Industries Financing …

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Soyinka, Orimoogunje, others advocate cultural renaissance at Yoruba Lakotun

The Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka and Professor Oladele Orimoogunje have also lent their voices to the advocacy of cultural renaissance championed by Yoruba Lakotun in the last four years. This was reiterated during the special edition of Yorùbá Lakotun dedicated to the late author, Oladejo Okediji held at the Lagos Books and Arts Festival. …

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Professor Oladele Orimoogunje headline Yoruba Lakotun Special Edition at Lagos Books and Arts Festival

A Professor of African Studies at the University of Lagos will deliver the keynote address at the special edition of Yoruba Lakotun, the quarterly cultural renaissance show. The special edition of the show is one of the events slated for the 21st Lagos Books and Arts Festival (LABAF) taking place at Freedom Park, Broad Street, …

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DUBAI FIRMS UP POSITION AS REGION’S TOP CRUISE DESTINATION WITH 51% RISE IN TOURIST FOOTFALL

Bolstering its position as a premier international cruise destination, Dubai concluded its 2018/2019 cruise season with a record increase of over 51 per cent in cruise tourist footfall and a 38 per cent increase in cruise ship calls season-on-season. Dubai welcomed through Mina Rashid Cruise Terminal, the award-winning cruise tourist destination in the Middle East, …

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Don Jazzy, Miyonse, Uriel Unveiled as Indomie BBN Ambassadors

Fresh off his record label single release, Mavin Records boss Michael Collins Ajereh, popularly known as Don Jazzy, has been unveiled as one of the brand ambassadors for Instant Noodles brand, Indomie, for the ongoing reality show Big Brother Naija (BBN) ‘Pepper Dem’ show. The “Dorobucci” producer was selected alongside former BBN housemates Miyonse Amosu …

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