OKOROJI HAILS GUY MURRAY-BRUCE ON HIS ELECTION AS IBAN CHAIRMAN

. Chairman, Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON), Chief Tony Okoroji, has congratulated Mr. Guy Murray-Bruce, President, Silverbird Group on his election on 22nd July 2020 as Chairman of the Board of Independent Broadcasters Association of Nigeria (IBAN), the umbrella body of all privately owned and independent broadcast operators in Nigeria. In his congratulatory letter, Chief Okoroji wrote, “On behalf of the Board, Management, staff and the thousands of members of Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) spread across the nation, I write to felicitate with you on your recent election as…

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AZUH AMATUS UNVEILS NOLLYWOOD MEDIA AND RESEARCH CENTRE

Nollywood Media And Research Centre, (www.nomarec.com), a new information resource hub that is out to provide media-driven and in-depth research on Nollywood—the globally renowned Nigerian motion picture industry, its practitioners and various publics has been unveiled. According to a statement issued in Lagos by its Founder and CEO, Azuh Amatus, NOMAREC serves as a rendezvous for journalists, filmmakers, professionals, scholars, researchers, film writers, students, entertainment enthusiasts, agencies and stakeholders within and outside Nigeria to access media-related and industry data on Nollywood, virtually. Shedding more light on NOMAREC and the services…

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UBA LAUNCHES NEW WONDER CREDIT CARD

.CUSTOMERS TO ACCESS UP TO N3M, PAY AS LOW AS 10% MONTHLY Pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has introduced the new UBA Naira Credit Card to its teeming customers in fulfilment of its promise to ease accessibility to funds and improve the overall standard of living. With the new UBA Naira Credit Card, customers whose salary accounts have been domiciled with the bank for a minimum of three months and are employees of corporates under UBA’s approved counterparty list with minimum net monthly income of…

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ANDREA BOCELLI CONFIRMS HE HAD CORONAVIRUS, SAYS HE AND WIFE DONATED PLASMA FOR RESEARCH

Andrea Bocelli is the latest star on a long list of celebrities who have tested positive for COVID-19. In a video shared by Italian newspaper La Stampa and translated by French outlet France 24, the opera singer, 61, confirmed to a group of journalists that both he and his family had experienced the novel coronavirus. “My whole family was contaminated,” he said in an English translation. “We all had a fever – though thankfully not high ones – with sneezing and coughing.” He continued, “I had to cancel many concerts……

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COVID-19 FIGURES HIT 232 AS NIGERIA RECORDS EIGHT NEW CASES

Nigeria has confirmed eight new cases of Coronavirus, bringing the total national figures to 232 cases. According to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, five of the eight new cases were recorded in Lagos, two at the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, and one in Kaduna State. “Eight new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Nigeria: 5 in Lagos, 2 in the FCT and 1 in Kaduna State. “As at 09:30 pm 5th, April there are 232 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria. 33 persons have been discharged…

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