AfricaBusinessNews

Dangote Cement Gives Multi-Million Naira Scholarships to 115 in Host Communities

In a major boost to its Corporate Social Responsibility profile, Dangote Cement Plc (www.DangoteCement.com), Ibese Plant has announced a multi-million Naira educational scholarship award for 115 students from its 15 host communities for the 2017/2018 academic session. The Company said the scholarship has become an annual event meant to contribute …

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AfricaNewsSports

Making History; Creating a Legacy

Major brands are taking notice including VISA, Under Armour and BeatsByDre. Celebrity talk show hosts and sports Stars including Serena Williams and Ellen Degeneres have them on cue. It’s all about the wave making historic Nigerian first Olympic bobsled team. For Seun Adigun, 31, Akuoma Omeoga, 25, and Ngozi Onwumere, 26, …

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AfricaNewsNigeria

World Bank Ranks Nigeria high on Reform

Nigeria’s impressive ranking in the latest World Bank Doing Business report is proof that the country can do better if Nigerians faced its challenges headlong, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo said this when a team from the World Bank formally presented the 2018 Doing Business report …

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AwardsNewsNigeria

ADB President Adesina receives $250K award, dedicates it to young farmers

The Governor of the State of Iowa USA, Kim Reynolds, has officially named President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate, on behalf of the World Food Prize Foundation. — “I am proud as the Governor of Iowa State to proclaim …

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EntertainmentEvents

6th Mister Africa International finals set for Nigeria

The 6th Mister Africa International finals will be held in Nigeria from the 27th of November to the 3rd of December, 2017 themed ‘ the African edition’. The past five editions have been held in London. The competition will kick off in the vibrant city of Ibadan in partnership with …

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ArtEntertainment

A Taste of Nigeria, Texas

The Air Hogs Stadium in Grand Prairie Texas once again played host to the 2017 edition of ‘A taste of Nigeria’ carnival. The Arispop entertainment company concept is an annual celebration of Nigeria that brings together vendors and entertainers in one arena. The 2017 edition featured a soccer match, musical …

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AwardsNews

Top Nollywood producer Emem Isong honored in Akwa Ibom

Nollywood producer & CEO Royal Arts Academy,  Emem Isong Misodi was recently honored by His Excellency, Governor Udom Emmanuel  during the 30th year anniversary celebration of her state Akwa Ibom. She was honored along with 30 other eminent personalities that have contributed immensely to development in the state including, Rtd …

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AssociationEvents

FGC Odogbolu old students North America reunion

Federal Government College Odogbolu old students association ’88 recently held its North America reunion in Dallas Texas. Members gathered for an evening of fun with old school mates, friends and family. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Photo by Olu Awotoye for Trendy Africa  

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