Eyeball to eyeball: How AbdulRazaq, Saraki worshipped at same Eid ground

How supporters of the two heavyweights in Kwara politics took politics to Eid   Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State; former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki; and Senator Ibrahim Oloriegbe on Tuesday joined thousands of other Muslims who worshipped at the Eid praying ground in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. The three prominent citizens observed the two raka’ats prayer to commemorate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir. AbdulRazaq and Oloriegbe, who are in the same camp in the factionalised Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, are known political enemies of…

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Nigeria Far from Being Hopeless State – NIPR

  Contrary to insinuations of Nigeria being a hopeless state, the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has said that the country has the potentials of emerging as foremost nation of the world. Platforms  Africa reports that the Chairman, NIPR Integration, Peace and Security Committee, Dr. Ike Neliaku, said this at the Committee’s meeting in Abuja.   READ ALSO: NNPC Spokesman, Kennie Obateru, Bags NIPR Fellowship 33 killed, four churches, 215 homes burnt in Zangon Kataf LGA – SOKAPU BREAKING: Nigeria Declares Tuesday July 20, Wednesday 21 Public Holidays  …

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“I’ve never seen one person speak ill of Him,” Nigerians bare minds on Sound Sultan

Nigerians have started to bring up revelation of their experiences with Sound Sultan, a Nigerian Musician, who died on Sunday. Sultan aged 44, reportedly died after a battle with throat cancer. Platforms Africa reports that a veteran entertainment editor, Olumide Iyanda, stated that the artist was exceptional in character despite his fame. Iyanda, an A-list journalist and publisher of QED, is one of the few journalists who witnessed the career of Sultan, like that of many artists in Nigeria, from the beginning to the end. He said in his Facebook…

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Nigeria’s Sports Media Guru, Mumini Alao, Bags PhD In Mass Communication

A veteran of Sports journalism in Nigeria, Mumini Alao, has bagged a Doctor of Philosophy Degree (PhD) in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos. Platforms Africa reports that Alao, the Group Managing Director of Complete Communications Limited (CCL), received the highest academic degree after he successfully completed the advanced academic research on “Audience Preference on Media Coverage of Domestic and Foreign Football in Nigeria.”   READ ALSO: BallersAwards names Mumuni Alao Sports Industry Icon of The Year + PHOTO Babies Kidnapped As Bandits Raid Nigeria’s Kaduna Hospital Meet Abigail…

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JUST IN: U.S. to pick 200 Nigerian Women for ’21 Women Entrepreneurs Scheme

How to apply for the AWE initiative available for women in 17 southern states + deadline for portal closure   200 participants will be selected from the 17 states of southern Nigeria for the 2021 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), a U.S. Government initiative that supports women entrepreneurs around the world. The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos, which announced this in a statement to Platforms Africa, maintained that it has partnered Ascend Studios Foundation to implement the 2021 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), now in its third year. “As part…

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Shake Up In Nigerian Army, 114 Generals, 39 Cols, 82Others Redeployed +LIST

  Platforms  Africa reports that this is the third major shakeup this year.   The Chief of Army Staff, Faruk Yahaya, has approved the redeployment of senior officers of the Nigerian Army to various formations across the country. Platforms  Africa reports that this is the third major shakeup this year. The new appointments follow an earlier redeployment of some of senior officers in a major shakeup.   READ ALSO: REVEALED: Three Times Kaduna Plane crashes Killed Top Army Chiefs, Governor BREAKING: Buhari appoints new Chief of Army Staff +His identity,…

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15th Kano Emir Bayero Gets Staff of Authority, Pantami, Danbatta Celebrate

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami and the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, have rejoiced with Alhaji Aminu Ado Beyero on his coronation as the 15th Emir of Kano. Prof Danbatta, who hails from Danbatta Local Government Area of Kano State, paid homage to the Emir, Friday evening, to congratulate him in his personal capacity and also deliver a similar congratulatory message on behalf of the Hon, Minister, Board of Commissioners and the entire staff of…

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Why Shell Nigeria Country Chair bagged Petroleum Varsity Fellowship – VC

Managing Director of The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC), Mr. Osagie Okunbor, has emerged winner of the 2021 Award for Excellence and Integrity in Corporate Leadership of the Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE), Effurun in Delta State. ‘The university recognises your industry leadership and observed personal qualities, values and approach to leadership which is a source of inspiration to so many others,” said the Vice Chancellor of FUPRE, Prof. Akpofure Rim-Rukeh, while presenting the award at the university on Thursday. The award, recommended by the university award…

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Netanyahu loses 12 Year-Old Grip as Israel PM, Naftali Bennett Takes Over

Here is the blow-by-blow account of the deal that truncated Mr. Netanyahu’s 12 straight years of reign   Benjamin Netanyahu has lost his 12-year hold on power in Israel after its parliament voted in a new coalition government. Platforms Africa reports that Right-wing nationalist, Naftali Bennett, has been sworn in as prime minister, leading a “government of change”.   READ ALSO: How Zambia President Edgar Lungu collapsed in Public, 2nd Time in 5 Years Man Kills his NSCDC Fiancee for Money Rituals days to Wedding + PHOTOS Saudi dashes 160,000…

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How Zambia President Edgar Lungu collapsed in Public, 2nd Time in 5 Years

  Mr. Lungu had a similar experience in 2015, caused by what the presidency said was an “oesophagus condition”.   Zambia President Edgar Lungu collapsed in the capital, Lusaka, during a national defence day event on Sunday, local media reported. Platforms Africa reports that this is the second time in five years that Mr. President has collapsed in public.   READ ALEO: ABOVE 45: Working 8 hours per day can cause Stroke, Heart disease – WHO Lies People Aged 40 and Above Believe about Their Health + Risk, Danger Heart…

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