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Meet Umaima Adamu Mati: A 12 Year-Old Girl Orphan Who Trashed 1,800 Students In A Quiz Competition

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  Arts/Books, Entertainment  /  No Comments

Umaima Adamu Mati from Gamawa LGA of Bauchi State is one year-old when she lost her father, Alhaji Adamu Mati, a business man. The demise of her father created a huge vacuum in the family— the burden of educating her and five other siblings were left in the hands of her mother, who was at […]

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ANA Grants Hon.Ogoshi Onawo Automatic Membership

By   /  January 19, 2017  /  Arts/Books  /  No Comments

Rabiu Omaku To Be Awarded Alongside Former Governor, Traditional Rulers The Association of Nigeria Authors, Nasarawa state chapter has granted automatic membership to the member federal House of Representatives representing Awe, Doma, Keana federal constituency. The chairman of the Association, Muktar Wakeel hinted this while presenting membership form of ANA to the honorable member at […]

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Reality Newspaper Celebrates 12 Years Of Existence, Gives Awards To Lalong, Others

By   /  January 10, 2017  /  Arts/Books  /  No Comments

Yakubu Busari The following Nigerians have bagged the reality newspaper 2016 award of excellence for their positive contribution to the uplifting of humanity in the country. Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau state, former speaker of the plateau state house of assembly, Rt. Hon George Daika, Deputy speaker plateau state house of assembly and member […]

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ANA/Yusuf Ali Creative Writing Workshop: Police, Stakeholders Assured To Synergized With Association Of Nigerian Authors

By   /  January 6, 2017  /  Arts/Books  /  No Comments

Rabiu Omaku As countdown to the ANA/Yusuf Ali creative writing workshop gathers momentum, the Nasarawa state Police command has assured to give her utmost contribution for the workshop to succeed. Abubakar Sadiq Bello,the state commissioner of police gave the assurance when he hosted leadership and members of the Association on a courtesy/advocacy visit at the […]

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My Book Addresses The Challenges Of Insecurity, Unemployment In The North East – Student Author

By   /  January 5, 2017  /  Arts/Books  /  No Comments

Mr Mohammed Bukar, 22 year-old student of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) Bauchi has written a book on how youths could harness their talents to become self-employed. Bukar, a Borno indigene and part three student studying Computer and Communication Engineering, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bauchi on Monday that he wrote the […]

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BBC World Service Introduces Igbo, Yoruba, Pidgin, 10 Other Languages Into Its Language Services

By   /  November 16, 2016  /  Arts/Books, Headlines, Lifestyle  /  No Comments

The BBC World Service will launch 11 new language services as part of its biggest expansion “since the 1940s”, the corporation has announced. The expansion is a result of the funding boost announced by the UK government last year. The new languages will be Afaan Oromo, Amharic, Gujarati, Igbo, Korean, Marathi, Pidgin, Punjabi, Telugu, Tigrinya, […]

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Information Minister Hails NAFEST 2016 For Strengthening National Unity

By   /  October 9, 2016  /  Arts/Books  /  No Comments

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described the 2016 edition of the annual National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST 2016) as a success, saying it has helped to strengthen national unity. ”Undoubtedly the biggest achievement recorded at the NAFEST 2016 is that the festival has once again lived up to […]

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Eradicating Campus Cultism: Kudos As Stakeholders Re-Enact 1999

By   /  September 15, 2016  /  Arts/Books  /  No Comments

Please accept our appreciation and gratitude for your various reports on the killings by cultists in various tertiary institutions in Nigeria and the effort to galvanize multi- stakeholder response as was the case in 1999 when cultism in institutions reached its zenith with the killing of eight students in OAU. The attached article entitled “ERADICATING […]

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Eulogies for Outgoing UBA GMD/CEO at Book Launch in his Honour in Lagos

By   /  July 30, 2016  /  Arts/Books  /  No Comments

It was rain of accolades for the outgoing Group Managing Director/CEO of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Mr. Phillips Oduoza in Lagos on Wednesday as captains of industry and leading voices of Nigerian society witnessed the launch of a book in his honour. The  book titled  “Dynamics of the Nigerian Financial System” edited by […]

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Aliche, the African Version of Leonardo Da Vinci

By   /  July 11, 2016  /  Arts/Books  /  No Comments

Okechukwu Keshi Ukegbu ” Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius”- Henri- Frederic Amiel (1928-1881) Journal. The above quote aptly captures the character of Professor Anthony Ugochukwu Aliche and corroborates the glowing tribute Prof. Mkpa Agu Mkpa, Former Vice- Chancellor of Abia State University, Uturu, and […]

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