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Nigerian Pidgin English now Regarded a Foreign Language at The Oscars

In 2019, Nigeria’s first-ever entry for the international feature film Oscar category, “Lionheart”, the directorial debut movie of Genevieve Nnaji was struck out of the Oscars as it predominantly features English dialogue, (95-minute comedy mostly in English, with a short section in the Igbo language). The disqualification was based on the Academy rules stating that […]

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Oscar 2021: Academy ‘approves Nigerian Pidgin English as foreign language’

The Nigeria Official Selection Committee For the Academy Awards Submission announced this. The post Oscar 2021: Academy ‘approves Nigerian Pidgin English as foreign language’ appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Boko Haram tops agenda as OIC foreign ministers meet in Niger

The meeting will discuss modalities of helping member states to confront extremist groups. The post Boko Haram tops agenda as OIC foreign ministers meet in Niger appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Insecurity: Why Nigeria is not getting foreign support — Ex-foreign minister

The former minister said the government often loses the support of the international community due to opposition at home. The post Insecurity: Why Nigeria is not getting foreign support — Ex-foreign minister appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Chinese Will Soon Be Our Normal Language, Basketmouth Comments On Foreign Loans

Veteran Comedian, Basketmouth has reacted to the sovereignty clause in Nigeria’s loans from China, by concluding that Chinese may become the country’s second language in 10 years. Earlier, a house of representatives panel had raised alarm in an investigative hearing over a clause conceding Nigeria’s sovereignty in a loan agreement with the Export-Import Bank of […]

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DJ Kaywise Reveals His Biggest Foreign Fans Are In America

Nigerian DJ, Ayorinde Kehinde Okiki, professionally known as DJ Kaywise, has shown appreciation towards his foreign fans. The disc jockey has realized that his biggest foreign fan-base is in America. Taking to Twitter to make the revelation, the award-winning musician shared the statistics of his fans from Nigeria and foreign countries. He tweeted: “Apart from […]

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Inside the politics, diplomacy and reality of Ghana’s GIPC levy on foreign traders

Stranded foreign traders in Ghana By Victoria Ojeme Since 2013, Ghana’s Investment Promotion Center (GIPC) Act has governed investment in all sectors of the economy and outlines the government’s investment framework, but the implementation of the legislation, some experts said it could end up increasing the burden on domestic and international investors. Specifically, the GIPC […]

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OPM Free Foreign Scholarships : A Clarion Call On Nigerian Clergies

Recently news filtered in that Nigerian popular Preacher based in Port Harcourt the Rivers state capital Apostle Chibuzor Chinyere the Founder and General Overseer of the Omega Power Ministries OPM will be sending 65 students to Turkey on a free scholarship programme. This scholarship covers tuition fees, personal upkeep as well as other goodies. This […]

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COVID-19: Madagascar sacks Health Minister for seeking foreign help

Madagascar has sacked its Minister of Health, Ahmad Ahmad as coronavirus spreads in the country. This is coming a month after Ahmad had a problem with the President for seeking outside help for coronavirus. Madagascar saw COVID-19 cases rise in July despite an official campaign to promote a controversial herbal drink touted as a remedy […]

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Germany’s foreign minister threatens further sanctions for Libya arms violations

Germany’s top diplomat pointed to a Berlin peace summit that took place in January, when international governments committed to upholding the long-flouted UN embargo. The post Germany’s foreign minister threatens further sanctions for Libya arms violations appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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Foreign Loans: Our borrowings are justified ― Lai Mohammed

Mohammed, The Federal Government says the funds it has borrowed so far are justifiable because they are being used for the development of critical infrastructure that will benefit Nigerians The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed stated this at the Obafemi Awolowo terminal end of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project. Lai Mohammed […]

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