FIRSTBANK PARTNERS ARESE UGWU, UNVEILS TV SERIES OF THE AWARD WINNING BOOK, ‘SMART MONEY WOMAN’

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its partnership with Arese Ugwu for the TV adaptation of her best seller, Smart Money Woman. The weekly show – in its first season – is billed to premiere on Africa Magic Showcase on Wednesday, 23rd September 2020 at 9:30pm. The Smart Money Woman is a programme that shows the experiences, sacrifices, struggles and vigour of women in society as they carry out their day to day activities in spite of the gender imbalance in the society, especially in Africa. The series is…

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WORLD TOURISM DAY: LAGOS AWAITS EKO ONI BAJE NEW YAM AND BEACH FESTIVAL

Ahead of the World Tourism Day, which holds this week (on September 27), Lagos residents are eagerly awaiting the opening of the 2020 edition of the Eko Oni Baje New Yam & Beach Festival, which kicks off on September 25, and runs till September 27. Regarded as the melting pot of cultures amongst the over 20 million residents of Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city, Eko Oni Baje Festival, which has held consistently for 12 years has grown to become a crucial part of the activities highlighting the World Tourism Day in…

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AHMED MUSA, VICTOR OSIMHEN, 23 OTHERS MAKE SUPER EAGLES LIST FOR COTE D’IVOIRE, TUNISIA FRIENDLIES

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has called up 25 players ahead of October’s friendly matches against the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire and the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia, scheduled for Austria. Ademola Olajire, the Director of Communications, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), disclosed in a statement on Monday in Abuja that five other players have been put on standby. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the friendlies are the three-times African champions’ first games this year, as a result of the prolonged global coronavirus pandemic. Rohr has listed the…

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TRIBUTE! EXIT ÒGÁ JIMOH ALIU (MR DRAMA)

By Tunde KELANI It took me a few days to finally come to terms with the passing of Chief Jimoh Aliu, whose real name is Mr Drama and without doubt, one of the heroes of the Yoruba Travelling Theatre. At first, my mind went blank, gradually over a few hours, the memories started to flood in. His life and times have indeed been nothing else but – DRAMA. He is surrounded by drama. I started to notice them as far back as my secondary school days at the Abeokuta Grammar…

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