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“Joeboy: How To Make Africa Sing-Along” by Joey Akan

“I won’t lie, I was a dead guy,” Joeboy declares raising his hands in surrender as if to confess his greatest truth. “I had only one shoe. Nike. It was fake. I know. But I wore it like that. It was all I had,” he continues, before offering…

FG woos investors at GITEX 2019

The Federal Government of Nigeria at the ongoing 39th Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) has invited investors to leverage on the potential of Nigeria to do businesses for the boosting of its digital economy. Dr Isa Pantami,…

Africa’s oldest tortoise dies at 344-years

The 344-year-old tortoise in the traditional ruler of Ogbomoso’s palace, popularly known as ‘Alagba’, has passed on. Mr Toyin Ajamu, the Private Secretary to Oba Jimoh Oyewunmi, Soun of Ogbomoso, confirmed this to newsmen on Thursday…

#NigeriaAt59: PYU Commissioner wants youths to take over

As Nigeria celebrates its 59th Independence Anniversary, the Pan-African Youth Union (PYU) has challenged Nigerian Youths to get actively involved in politics to take over the running of the nation. This is even as the group appealed…

Africa: AfDB to scrap coal power stations

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank (AfDB) has revealed plans to scrap coal power stations across Africa and switch to renewable energy. According to a statement issued on Wednesday by the bank, Adesina revealed…

Prince Harry and Meghan begin 4-month tour of Africa

Britain’s Prince Harry, his wife Meghan Markle and their 4-month-old son Archie were set Monday to kick off a 10-day visit to southern Africa that will have Harry follow in the footsteps of his deceased mother, Princess Diana. “Africa…

Healthcare: 44 African countries to be hosted by NAFDAC

Nigeria’s National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), is to host healthcare regulators 44 African countries and more than 100 representatives. Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, Director-General of the agency, said in…

Africa imports food worth $50bn annually – AfDB

The African Development Bank (AfDB), has revealed that African countries import nearly 50 billion dollars net of food annually. A statement by AfDB’s Communication and External Relations Department said the bank’s Vice President for…

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