MIKE ADENUGA @ 69: SALUTE TO A MAN OF THE PEOPLE

By Toni Kan The year was 1990 and Nigeria had a  military president and a medical doctor turned oil man was in charge of the nation’s oil ministry. With zero oil industry experience, the brilliant doctor set himself three quick tasks; midwife indigenous participation in the oil and gas industry, increase reserves as well as deep water production. To achieve the first, he supervised a discretionary oil licence bid round. At the end 11 Nigerian businessmen who had achieved success in other areas were issued licences. One of them was…

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UK-BASED PROMOTER, ESHO PROMOTIONS HONOUR PRIMATE AYODELE WITH AWARD FOR PROPHETIC EXCELLENCE

The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele has been awarded by UK-Based Promoter, Mr Adekunle Ademeso, popularly known as Esho Promotions. The award presentation which was to commend Primate Ayodele for his prophetic excellence took place at his church during a live service last Sunday. While presenting the award, Esho Promotions revealed that he flew all the way from the United Kingdom just to present the award to Primate Ayodele. He noted that he had always wanted to meet the global prophet because he has read a…

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SARAKI CLEARED FOR PDP PRIMARIES AS GROUP APPLAUD HIS EMERGENCE AS NORTHERN CONSENSUS CANDIDATE

The Saraki Nigeria ‘23 group has commended the bravery of the Northern Elders Forum spokesmen, Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed for backing the Prof Ango Abdullahi’s consensus committee report having endorsed the president of the eight (8th) senate, and former governor of Kwara State, H.E. Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki and the governor of Bauchi State, H. E. Sen. Bala Mohammed as the northern consensus candidate. In a statement which was credited to the spokesman, Baba-Ahmed, he commended the report of Prof Ango Abdullahi while also stating that the leadership of the NEF…

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DAVIDO, TENI, SIMI, OTHERS SET FOR GLO BATTLE OF THE YEAR NIGERIA GRAND FINALE

Davido, one of the biggest Afrobeat artists in the world will bring the Glo Battle of the Year Nigeria to a resounding close on Saturday, April 30, 2022. Joining him on stage will be Glo ambassadors, Teni Makaniki, and the chanteuse, Simi in a night that the telecommunications giant has described as one of “unlimited entertainment”. In a press statement announcing Davido’s choice as headliner, Globacom had described him as; “One of Nigeria’s biggest afrobeat exports. Proudly Nigerian, he remains a positive influence who embodies Globacom’s brand essence of empowering…

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NOLLYWOOD ACTRESS CHINEDU BERNARD SLUMPS, DIES WHILE CLEANING CHURCH

Nollywood actress, Chinedu Bernard, is dead. The actress reportedly slumped while cleaning the Chapel of St. Leo the Great Catholic Church, Federal Housing Estate, Enugu. Bernard, popularly called Choco by her friends and colleagues, died at the East Side hospital in Enugu. The priest, Rev Fr. Uchendu Chukwuma and some parishioners rushed her to the hospital where she was declared dead. One of the parishioners in a post said efforts are being made to contact her family members before depositing her body in the morgue! Choco has featured in many…

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