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    Queen of Aso Set To Hold Audition Finale

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    After regional auditions in Lagos, Port Harcourt,Owerri and Benin, the 10th edition of the Queen of Aso Nigeria Beauty Pageant will hold its grand audition in Abuja this Saturday. According to the CEO of the pageant, Desmond Agboola, this year’s edition of the event is special because it is the 10th year anniversary of the…

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    Water Skiing: The Extreme Sport Debuting In Nigeria

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    In this interview, the versatile founder and president of the Nigerian Water Ski and Wakeboard Federation, Ambassador Rachel Rahila Bakam speaks with ADEFUNKE NASIR on the high octane water sports-water skiing and wakeboarding, which she pioneered in Nigeria What is the water ski and wakeboard federation about? Water skiing and wakeboarding are water sports that…

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    Jubilation, Tragedy Trail Buhari’s Victory

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    The recently concluded presidential elections and its attendant declaration of General Muhammadu Buhari as winner no doubt has many sides to it, including wild jubilation that erupted in almost all nooks and crannies of the country. MOHAMMED ISMAIL,  Yola, MUAZU ELAZEH, Katsina, ISAIAH BENJAMIN, Kaduna ABUBAKAR SALIHI, Kano and AdefuNke Nasir, Abuja write. Businesses closed…

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    Int’l Women’s Day: How Is The Nigerian Woman Faring?

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    As the world celebrates the International Women’s Day, ADEFUNKE NASIR looks at the challenges facing the Nigerian woman. One “Make it happen” is the theme for this year’s International Women’s Day. The message calls for more action by the government of countries, especially for women who are still largely considered second class citizens. Every year…

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    I’ve Always Wanted To Be A Pageant Queen – Ashley

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    Ashley Maryam Yusuf won the Miss Ambassador For Peace 2014 crown and that catapulted her into unexpected stardom. In this chat with ADEFUNKE NASIR, the Theatre and Performing Arts undergraduate shares on winning the coveted crown, her aspirations as well as other titbits.   Tell us about yourself. My name is Ashley Maryam Yusuf. I…

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    The Oscars: Selma Snub And The Dearth Of Black Nominees

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    The Oscars have come and gone; the speeches have been given, the upsets have happened and the usual barrage of criticisms and opinions have continued to trail Sunday’s show. However, one thing clearly stands out-the absence of black actors and actresses in the nominees list released prior to the Oscar event itself; all 20 nominees…

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