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NewBrandsXPO brings African start-ups to Lagos in June

The NewBrandsXPO, an experiential expo for new and emerging brands, is set to hold in Nigeria from June 29 – 30, 2018 at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. Promoted by Heventin, a corporate event and brands activation company,…

Dickson rallies support for PDP national chair

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has called on all leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to support the Prince Uche Secondus-led National Working Committee (NWC) of the party to deliver on its mandate. The governor said it is by…

Ayobami Adebayo on £30k Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

Ayobami Adebayo, the author of Stay with Me, has been shortlisted for the 2018 Wellcome Book Prize, which celebrates the best new books on health, medicine and illness. She is shortlisted alongside Mark O’Connell for To Be a Machine, Lindsey…

Nigeria is a very unhappy country. But it’s not because of poverty

Satish Kumar is one of my favourite people in the world. He is an Indian monk and editor, more famous as a pacifist. But it is his brave, original thinking that really gets to me, and his disinterest in the…

Afropolitan Vibes celebrates 5th year with unforgettable festival – Terh Agbedeh

An impressive lineup of stars greeted the crowd of attendees at the Afropolitan Vibes Music Festival organised to celebrate the fifth edition of the monthly concert conceived by Ade Bantu Odukoya to revive the live music scene in Lagos. Indeed,…

Male birth control pill offers ‘unprecedented’ study results (Newsweek)

Almost sixty years since the FDA approved the pill for birth control in women, a male version may finally be on the horizon. Researchers have developed a prototype male pill that appears to be safe in a month-long trial. More…

BBNaija: Again, Miracle emerges Head of House (Punch)

Miracle Ikechukwu has emerged the new head of house on the ongoing Big Brother Naija ‘Double Wahala’, winning the title for the second time. Miracle beat other housemates when he emerged the first to knock down all the bottles using…

Woman blames lack of sex for frequent illness, wants divorce (PremiumTimes)

After five years of marriage, a 35-year-old businesswoman, Bilikisu Azeez, has approached an Igando Customary Court in the Lagos suburb, asking for the dissolution of the marriage. She claimed on Monday that her husband, Olushesi, starved her of sex “for…

IGP Idris orders immediate withdrawal of police officers attached to VIPs (PremiumTimes)

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the immediate withdrawal of all police officers attached to Very Important Personalities (VIPs), political and public office holders in the country. Idris gave the order at the monthly meeting with Commissioners of…

Sahara Group announces winners of its #TheGreenestLoveofAll photo contest

The winner and first runner up of Sahara Group’s #TheGreenestLoveofAll Instagram based mobile photo contest have emerged amid fresh commitment by the leading African energy and infrastructure conglomerate to sustain conversations around environmental protection. The winner, Irene Ishengoma, a teacher…

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