Monthly Archives: May 2012

Nigerian marketers, journalists defy rain to witness 'World Media Unveiling …

Nigerian marketers, journalists defy rain to witness 'World Media Unveiling …

BY SAMSON SHOAGA/MANAGING EDITOR DR Victor Olatoye, an award winning film critic and founder of Nollywood & African Film Critics' Awards (NAFCA) resident in Raleigh, North Carolina, America won the hearts of many stakeholders in the Nigerian film
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Why I went back to classroom – Ikechukwu Onyeka

By Benjamin Njoku Popular Nollywood director, Ikechukwu Onyeka who recently went back to the classroom in far United States, is back in the country to direct a new movie by Oakfil Film Productions. Onyeka disclosed that he was inspired to go back to
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Local non-profit opens three libraries in Nigeria | Regional: Lehigh …

Tens of thousands of children halfway around the world got the gift of a lifetime Thursday, and it's all thanks to a local charity.
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German hostage in north Nigeria killed during raid

By Joe Brock and Mike Oboh | ABUJA (Reuters) – A German man held hostage in northern Nigeria by a group linked to al Qaeda was killed on Thursday during a raid by Nigerian forces, according to the army and security sources.
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Nigeria rehires 788 doctors fired over strike

ABUJA, NigeriaNigeria's most populous state says it is rehiring nearly 788 doctors fired three weeks ago for going on strike to protest their wages. Lagos State Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola announced his decision to journalists Thursday.
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Akin Adesokan Meets Home-Based Writers

Akin Adesokan Meets Home-Based Writers

We should make room for writers and books that do not make it to the bestseller list,” Adesokan concluded Besides discussing the South of the Still River, participants nudged the guest writer to comment on Nollywood, the Nigeria movie industry.
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German hostage killed during Nigeria military raid

By JON GAMBRELL, AP – 1 minute ago KANO, Nigeria (AP) — Kidnappers stabbed a captive German engineer to death Thursday as soldiers unaware of the hostage's presence raided a home in northern Nigeria, officials said, five months after his abduction by
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PZ Cussons Nigeria Advances on Dividend Bets: Lagos Mover

PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc (PZ), a consumer products manufacturer, climbed to the highest level in more than six weeks as investors bet the company will declare a dividend for the full year that ends today. The stock rose 3.5 percent to 23.85 naira at the
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Nigeria's penalty for gas flaring will not curb emissions, say campaigners

Nigeria is to penalise oil giants for flaring gas but campaigners say it's unlikely to curb the release of greenhouse gases in the country, which is the world's second biggest offender after Russia. Toxic orange flares – a byproduct of Nigeria's
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US Imports of Nigerian Crude Declined to 15-Year Low in March

US imports of Nigerian crude slumped to the lowest level in more than 15 years in March, according to Energy Department data. Africa's largest oil producer shipped 337000 barrels a day of crude to the US, the least since December 1996, according to the
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I Am Not A Pr*stit*te – Up Coming Nollywood Actress

I Am Not A Pr*stit*te – Up Coming Nollywood Actress

to be around for a very long time” she said. When asked if she as been harassed publicly, she said” Yes,even in school some of my mates call me a prostitute, I am not moved i know this is a story for my glory” she concluded. Nollywood actress n * de.
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Cinefile: Honing their craft

Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen is one of Nollywood's premier directors. He will be present at screenings of his film Adesuwa and will speak about the Nigerian film industry. The most mainstream of American directors, John G. Avildsen, who won an Oscar for
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Official: Abducted German killed in Nigeria

KANO, Nigeria (AP) – A Nigeria official says a German engineer kidnapped in the northern city of Kano about five months ago has been killed in a failed rescue attempt. The security official, who requested anonymity because authorities have not yet made
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Nigeria telcos meet regulator over fines – Etisalat CEO

By Matt Smith | DUBAI May 31 (Reuters) – Four Nigerian telecoms operators have met with the sector regulator to discuss fines imposed earlier this month for poor service quality, the chief executive of Etisalat Nigeria told Reuters on Thursday.
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Sub-Sahara Africa Stocks: Japaul Oil of Nigeria, Total of Kenya

The Nigerian Stock Exchange All-Share Index was little changed at 22176.02 in Lagos, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The FTSE/Namibia Overall Index (FTN098) was unchanged at 858.62 in Windhoek. The following shares are active in sub-Saharan
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Nigeria-Yoruba Community Sets for Coronation – As Cultural Tourism Takes Ovation

Nigeria, the largest in Africa with a population of over one hundred and twenty million, divided into three major ethnic groups; namely Ibo,Hausa and Yoruba with rich culture and tradition, all have defined ways of governing their people.
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Great Jesus – ‘Nigerian Gospel Song’

Eaglesite Entertainment is proud to present the Nigerian latest gospel hit, by Sis Dorcas Chiowa Ameachi, ft Prince Mich C. Philips (Ngozi Chukwu), titled Great Jesus for more info…please contact: eaglesiteentertainment@yahoo.com or eaglesitenigeria@yahoo.com or visit the head office at …18 Sudic Plaza Alaba Int. Market Ojo Lagos Nig.

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Nigeria Lagos Preacher Heals Bedridden Nollywood Actor – Africa

allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience. Bedridden Nollywood actor, Enebeli Elebuwa was full of "praises and thanks" to Almighty God
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Nollywood Actress Gets Threats From Estranged Lover – nigeriafilms …

Gist getting to Nigeriafilms.com from a reliable industry source reveals that one Nollywood actress, Titi Nollywood Actress Gets Threats From Estranged Lover
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Hollywood Weekly Celebrates Nollywood Stars | Nollywood by …

This is the first time the magazine will feature Nollywood stars. Hollywood Weekly was established in 2001, and it is available at retail stores and news stands in
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Nollywood Movie Awards 2012: Celebrities … – News of Africa

The race to for the most prestigious award categories in the upcoming Nollywood Movie Awards, a first edition of it's kind, is suddenly heating up as the date
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Sick Enebeli Elebuwa exposes 'fake' Pastor Sign Fireman

The report further disclosed that the actor is presently lying critically ill at an Abuja hospital, where he is currently being taken care of by Nollywood actress, Stella Damasus, who is paying the bills. Nigeriafilms.com called a representative of Pa
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Africa in Transition » Fuel Subsidy Haunts Nigeria — Again

According to the Nigerian press, funding for the fuel subsidy has run out, with seven months left in the year. Further, the press quotes the executive secretary of the Major Oil Marketers Association for Nigeria (MOMAN) as saying that the
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Anti-Christian Violence Continues in Nigeria « Persecution News

05/29/2012 Nigeria (CDN)-In Nigeria's Plateau state, Christian leaders said more Christians have died at the hands of Muslim extremists than the 35 that the military reported thus far in May. A Compass reporter was among a group of
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Nigeria in the Throes of Mall Revolution

By Kingsley Alu, 31 May 2012 Nigeria's retail sector, which accounts for 17 per cent of the local economy, has seen a favourable change over the last years. The growth and relative stability of the nation's economy over the past years has also
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Italian engineer abducted in Nigeria; Italy working for hostage's release

ROME — Italy's foreign ministry says an Italian engineer has been kidnapped in northern Nigeria. The ministry's press office said the man was abducted on Monday in the Kwara region of the West African country. Ministry officials on Thursday declined
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Nigeria's interbank rates tumble on Budget inflows

Nigeria's interbank rates tumble on Budget inflows

Nigeria's interbank lending rates tumbled last week to an average of 10.41 percent, compared with 14.66 percent the week before last, after large cash inflows from the budgetary allocations to government agencies boosted liquidity in the market.
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Nigeria extremists cause widespread alarm – Los Angeles Times

In brutally poor neighborhoods and mansions alike, this city choked by military checkpoints seethes with rumors, paranoia and conspiracy theories.
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Nigeria students protest over name change – Yahoo! News

From Yahoo! News: A major university in Nigeria has shut down campus for two weeks after thousands protesting a proposed name change for the institution
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Opinion: Don't fall at the finish line in the race to eradicate polio

Opinion: Don't fall at the finish line in the race to eradicate polio

Dr. Muhammad Ali Pate is Minister of State for Health in Nigeria. Dr. Christopher Elias is president of Global Development at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The views expressed in this article are solely those of Pate and Elias.
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