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Kenyan Author, Okwiri Oduor Wins 2014 Caine Prize For African Writing

2 years ago /

Kenyan author Okwiri Oduor has won the 2014 Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story ‘My Father’s Head.’ Among other contenders from Ghana, Zambia, South Africa, Zimbabwe and another from Kenya.

U.S. Ambassador Pays Visit To Emir of Kano

2 years ago /

The U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle, on Tuesday visited the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, in his palace in Kano.

Excitement As Two Bronze Works Are Returned To Benin After 117 Years

2 years ago /

The was excitement over the weekend at palace of the Oba of Benin, Oba Erediauwa, following the return of two Bronze works looted from the Palace of the Oba during the British invasion of Benin Kingdom in 1897.

Gbagyi People Request For More Chiefdoms From Nasarawa State Government

2 years ago /

The Gbagyi people of Nasarawa state clamoring for the creation of more chiefdoms in the Gbagyi nation.             

Stella Oduah Bags Chieftaincy Title In Her Home State

2 years ago /

Former aviation minister, Stella Oduah has been honoured with a chieftaincy title her kinsmen.

Alhaji Abubakar Shehu Abubakar Succeeds His Father As The New Emir Of Gombe

2 years ago /

Gombe state governor, Ibrahim Dankwanbo on Friday approved the appointment of Alhaji Abubakar Shehu Abubakar as the new emir of Gombe emirate.    

Governor Al-Makura Promises To Continue Working With Traditional Rulers

3 years ago /

The Nasarawa state government says it will continue to work closely with traditional institutions for the promotion of peace and development in the state.  

RADIO, TELEVISION, THEATRE AND ARTS WORKERS UNION HALT STRIKE PLANS

3 years ago /

There are indications that the Radio, Television, Theatre and Arts Workers Union will suspend plans to embark on a three day warning strike with effect from march 27.


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