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We are Training Over 3,000 Youths in Animation, Screen Writing — Osinbajo

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says the Federal Government is training over 3,000 young people in 3D and 2D animation, story boarding skills, script writing among others. Osinbajo disclosed this on Tuesday while declaring open the inaugural edition of The Art Summit holding at the Harbor Point, Victoria Island, Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the theme […]

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Buhari in Kaduna, Says Crisis Must Stop

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said the recurring killings in Kaduna State must stop and directed security agencies to hunt down the perpetrators and bring them to justice. Buhari made the remarks in Kaduna where he went to commiserate with victims of the recent clashes in the state. He said those who were used to going scot-free after such killings, […]

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Governors Agree N22,500 as Minimum Wage

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Tuesday agreed to pay a national minimum wage of N22,500, up from the existing N18,000 The Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Zamfara State, Abdul’aziz Yari disclosed this while briefing newsmen at the end of its 2nd emergency meeting held in Abuja. Yari said that the decision was arrived at after a briefing […]

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UNHCR, AUN Empowered 190 Displaced Persons in Borno

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and American University of Nigeria (AUN) have distributed resettlement packs to 190 graduates of its skill acquisition programme in Bama and Ngala Local Government Areas of Borno State. Presenting the packs to the beneficiaries on Thursday in Bama, the Project Manager, Abubakar Mu’azu, said that 110 persons were trained in Bama and […]

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11 pregnant women, 130 other Nigerians return from Libya

No fewer than 141 Nigerians including 11 pregnant women have voluntarily returned from Libya to Nigeria with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the European Union (EU). Mr Segun Afolayan, Chief Planning Officer, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos. Afolayan said the Nigerians […]


Comparing Hebrew and Arabic Wikipedia Entries on the 1973 War

Nearly a half-century after the Yom Kippur War, it is instructive to note how the war is remembered and understood by the chief protagonists. To Israelis, it is the Yom Kippur War. To Egyptians, it is the October (Tishrin), Ramadan, or Freedom War. Fought 45 years ago, the war retains a significance in both societies far beyond many other wars. […]


Industrial park to inspire confidence in SA economy

The newly revitalised Phuthaditjhaba Industrial Park should be used to inspire confidence in the South African economy, Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe said on Tuesday. “We are here on the backdrop of the Investment Summit, which confirmed the confidence that the local private sector and multi-nationals have in South Africa. We therefore need to take advantage of these […]

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President concludes German visit

President Cyril Ramaphosa is back in the country after a successful working visit to Germany, where he attended the G20 Investment Summit and the G20 Compact with Africa Conference. The visit reinforced cooperation between the governments of South Africa and Germany on bilateral and global issues. It underscored the critical importance of German investment to South Africa’s efforts to stimulate […]


QT Hotel to open in Auckland

QT Hotel to open in Auckland Event Hospitality & Entertainment (EVENT) today announced it has entered into a management agreement with the Russell Property Group and Lockwood Property Group for a QT hotel in Auckland. This will be the 10th QT hotel in the group and QT’s third New Zealand property, joining the hugely successful QT Wellington and QT Queenstown. […]

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Hong Kong Ocean Park Hotel offers theme park resort adventure

Hong Kong Ocean Park Hotel offers theme park resort adventure for business and leisure Marriott Hotels, the iconic flagship of Marriott International, Lai Sun Group and Ocean Park Hong Kong opened the highly-anticipated Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel yesterday. Located at Ocean Park Hong Kong and just minutes from the heart of a city famous for its skyscrapers, the […]