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MexWorship a powerful worshiper just released yet another single "Open Double Doors" the song is in line with the Word of the Year for LOVE AMBASADORS MINISTERIES.

the song was produced at GOSPEL TUNES RECORDS STUDIOS by Favkeyz. Click on the download link to download and share with your friends, and loved ones.


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Shortly after receiving his certificate of return, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje announced that a key focus of the government in the coming administration would be to make sure that Kano State becomes an attractive destination for investment which will improve human capacity.

The governor-elect admitted that since Agriculture is already the mainstay of the people of the state, it becomes pertinent to encourage investments which will increase outputs and unlock pervasive economic growth.
“Our government cannot do this alone. We will also unveil extensive plans and incentives for partners and private investors to come build the businesses in Kano. If you want to setup innovative businesses or educational institutions, Kano is waiting to welcome you.”
Ganduje’s speech was heavily inclined towards education, inclusiveness and a sustainable future for the state and promises that the confidence vested in him by virtue of his re-election would not be let down.
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The U.S. has revoked an entry visa for Fatou Bensouda, the International Criminal Court’s Chief Prosecutor.

The office of the prosecutor confirmed the information to dpa on Friday.

The U.S. wants to prevent the court from opening an investigation into alleged crimes by U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan.

Bensouda can still travel to New York when she has to report to the United Nations Security Council, the spokesperson said, adding that the prosecutor’s work will continue despite the visa issue.

Bensouda had requested judicial approval for an official investigation, saying there is sufficient evidence of war crimes and proof that U.S. soldiers and CIA employees tortured or brutally handled prisoners in 2003 and 2004.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had already threatened to revoke entry visas for employees of the court.

The U.S. is not a signatory to the statute governing the International Criminal Court and has rejected the judicial body’s legitimacy for years.

The International Criminal Court prosecutes war crimes and crimes against humanity.

It is based on the Rome Statute, which entered into force in 2002.

A total of 122 countries signed the statue, including all EU member states.
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Let's recall that five Nigerians allegedly broke into a Bureau De Change in Sharjah Area of Dubai and robbed it.

Shortly after the incident, a travel and tours agent, Africholidays, issued a statement online that Nigerian passport holders were no longer entitled to three months visa in UAE.

Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Foreign Affairs, has described the action as disgraceful.

New getting to us has it that The United Arab Emirates Embassy in Nigeria has denied suspending or stopping the issuance of three months visa to Nigerians travelling to the country as a result of a robbery allegedly involving five Nigerians in Dubai.

The embassy in its Twitter handle @UAEEmbassyNGR said:
“In the light of the press report published this morning (Thursday 4/4/2019) alleging that the United Arab Emirates has suspended issuing tourist Visa to Nigerian nationals, the United Arab Emirates Embassy in Abuja would like to announce these news are inaccurate and stresses the importance of sourcing news from its official channel”.
Meanwhile, the mission told News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Friday that “there were no changes in the visa policy at all”.

In a statement, the embassy said:
“In light of the press reports published this morning, and alleging that the United Arab Emirates has suspended issuing tourist visas to Nigerian nationals, the United Arab Emirates Embassy in Abuja would like to announce these news are inaccurate, and stresses the importance of getting the news from its official channels."
Many Nigerians visit UAE, especially Dubai, on business trips.
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Sterling will rally three per cent if the Brexit gridlock is resolved and Britain looks likely to leave the European Union with a deal, but the currency will tumble five per cent if negotiations fail, a Reuters poll found.

The pound tanked after the June 2016 referendum result — as predicted by Reuters polls beforehand — and was trading at around 1.31 dollar on Thursday, far weaker than it was ahead of the vote.

Since the decision to leave, the pound has gyrated wildly on any Brexit news and largely shrugged off economic data, including recent private surveys which suggested Britain’s economy is likely to shrink in coming months.

On Tuesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would seek another Brexit delay to agree an EU divorce deal with the opposition Labour Party leader, a last-ditch gambit to break an impasse over Britain’s departure.

Nearly three years since the United Kingdom voted to leave the EU in a shock referendum result, it is still unclear how, when or even if it will ever quit the European club it joined in 1973.

May secured a Withdrawal Agreement with the EU in November, but has failed to get the support of British lawmakers, leaving the country’s road out of the EU unclear.

If that road is smooth and Britain leaves with a deal, sterling will gain around three per cent, the April 1-4 poll predicted.

If the road is blocked and no deal is made, the pound will fall five per cent.
“Looser fiscal policy and a Brexit deal could lead to higher interest rates and push up the pound,” said Thomas Pugh at Capital Economics.
Another option is that Britain asks for a long delay to Brexit which would prolong the uncertainty.
“But if it looks like the road out will be extended, the pound will edge up around 1.75 per cent, according to the poll.
“Political clouds could be darkening the skies over the outlook for GBP for a long time yet,” said Jane Foley at Rabobank.
Foley was the most accurate forecaster for major currencies in Reuters’ polls last year.

The wider poll of nearly 70 foreign exchange strategists said the pound would be trading at 1.32 dollar in a month, 1.35 dollar in six months and have strengthened to 1.38 dollar in a year, indicating respondents do not expect a disorderly Brexit.

But highlighting the uncertainty, the 12-month forecast range was wide, going from 1.27 dollar to 1.56 dollar.

A Reuters’ poll of economists last month found the vast majority of them saying the two sides would settle eventually on a free-trade deal, as they have in all Reuters’ polls since late 2016.

That poll also predicted the Bank of England would raise borrowing costs towards the end of this year and then again in the latter half of 2020.

In contrast, the European Central Bank will not be raising interest rates until at least July next year, another Reuters’ poll predicted, but that differential won’t give the pound any support against the common currency.

Across all four touch points in the forecast horizon — one, three, six and 12 months — one euro was predicted to be worth 85.0 pence.

It was valued at around 85.3 pence on Thursday.
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A New King is a song received by a young prophetic psalmist, Christopher Ikiebe Jnr (aka Ceejay) on the 22nd of December 2018. Ceejay’s mum came home from work shortly before his 6th birthday, he ran down the stairs telling his mum that he saw Jesus and angels but was not very coherent of his dream but said he received a song, as he started to sing the song, his mum brought out her phone to record the song. Ceejay sang the lyrics, sound and rhythm.

His mum was led by the Holy Spirit to take him to Holy Ghost studio owned by Testimony Joe to record the song. Even through the recording, the power of God was tangible as he sang this song. The second stanza of the song was written by his mum and Ceejay grasped it immediately and sang it so well. Ceejay has from childhood been a lover of music. He would sing even in other languages, songs he heard in his mum’s car.

In 2013, he travelled on his first missions at the age of 10 months to Kenya and attended all the crusades held in the nation. He is a worshipper that enjoys lifting up his hands to praise God. This song came after the monthly Wind of change night vigil held in December 2018, a minister noticed so much fire surrounding him as he played the conga drums and called other ministers to pray for him.

Shortly after he had the revelation that led to this song, A New King. Ceejay has on many occasion been used by God in dreams to tell his family what God is saying including averting danger or to increase prayers. He loves to dance, model and currently had clips of Ceejay’s dance moves on his YouTube channel.

Download, be blessed and kindly share.

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In 2018 the young talented artist registered his tune in the heart of music lovers when he released amazing songs like "Last Busstop" & "Story Don Change" which enjoyed heavy rotation across the nation and beyond.

Medley who is signed to an International Record Label "2Flame Ent" is set to drop another single titled "Dat Way" - Produced by Speroach.


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Founders of Nigeria’s digital content distribution platform Publiseer, Chidi Nwaogu and Chika Nwaogu, have been invited y Mastercard Foundation to participate in its Young Africa Works Summit, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa on October 17 and 18, 2019.

Chidi Nwaogu, Publiseer’s CEO, took to his twitter page to announce this. This is following his selection as a Westerwelle Fellow and a Yunus&Youth Global Fellow, and his recent shortlist in the Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 List. This news also comes with the founders’ invitation to the 2nd Midem African Forum, in association with Trace, taking place in Lagos, Nigeria, on April 15.

The Young Africa Works Summit is expected to be an inspiring event that will be led by young innovators and entrepreneurs who are driven to solve the issue of our time, which is youth unemployment in Africa. These innovators and entrepreneurs are those expected to activate solutions to create dignified and fulfilling work for 30 million young people, especially young women, in Africa by 2030.

The global community of stakeholders that will be participating at the summit will include African heads of state, business leaders, partner organizations, and a contingent of African youth from across the continent, to make this ambitious goal a reality. 

Publiseer is a digital publisher that helps independent African writers and musicians, especially those from low-income communities and facilities, to distribute, protect, and monetize their digital contents across over 400 partner stores in 100 countries, with just a single click, and at no charge. 
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Godwin Matthew Popularly Know As Styylez Was Born And Brought Up In Kano.

The Golden Boy decides to drops his new Single titled LUVA which was produced by MT


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Exceptional Award-Winning Gospel Singer Silver wopara, has emerged on the music scene for the release of her much-anticipated debut single “Great God”.
With a melody in her heart, the Nigerian singer-songwriter testifies of God’s unfailing love on this new record which impacts radio and various platforms online.
“Great God”. is a simple, heartfelt mid-tempo song which pledges allegiance, devotion and loyalty to the Almighty God.
Download, listen, be blessed and kindly share.
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Marketing with videos is definitely trending in the business world. In fact, more and more companies are choosing to incorporate it into their marketing strategies in 2019. Regardless, if you are an upstart, small business or a large corporation, video marketing will be a great addition to your existing plan. However, you must be creative when it comes to developing marketing videos. If you combine engaging marketing videos with an effective plan, the results will be astonishing. Below, you will discover three great video marketing strategies that should put you on a competitive edge with your biggest competitors.

Tell Your Story

Most consumers are really interested in how businesses get started. Look at Amazon for instance, which begin as a small business operating out of a garage. These are stories that people want to hear. With that said, it is crucial to utilize your marketing videos to tell your story. Make it where your audience feels the need to support your company through purchases.

Marketing videos that tell stories are on a more personal level than those that do not have a story tell. If you really want to draw more traffic to your website, you will need to incorporate this effective marketing strategy into your existing plan. To avoid any backlash, it is crucial to not make the story all about you. Instead, tell a story that demonstrates all the hard work that you put into building your business. Also, be sure to include your successes and future goals. Keep it short because most people will not spend more than a few minutes watching a marketing video.

Let Your Customers Tell Their Stories

Businesses how now become aware of how important customer reviews are for their brand. Most consumers will not even consider making an online purchase without reading customer reviews first. Another thing that consumers are looking for is interactions between customers and companies. Since you are planning to produce videos to draw brand awareness, it would not be a big deal to include one or more of your existing customers' stories in the videos. If you make this habit, you will notice an increase in traffic to your website and improvement in your conversion rate.

Include Tips And How-To Guides

Like customer reviews, how-to guides and tips can be effective marketing tools. When consumers want to learn more about a product they will instantly start conducting online research for the best available guides and strategies, such as these marketing guides from video app maker Swish. These videos will give them a better understanding of how your products work and if they work as guaranteed. Including tips is also a sure way to encourage consumers to buy from you.

The idea is to show consumers that you are an expert in your field. Besides that, it will show them that you know your products from top to bottom. In the meantime, you are also providing your existing customers with important information that are guaranteed to make their experiences better, if not great.

Afterword

Once your videos are posted to social media, it is a good idea to monitor their progress. Answer viewers' questions and comments in a timely to show them that you are still involved.
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A Lagos High Court, Igbosere yesterday ordered the arrest of a Nollywood actress and producer, Monalisa Chinda-Coker, over alleged tax evasion. The presiding judge, Justice Adedayo Akintoye renewed the bench warrant following the failure of the actress to appear in court for trial.

Lagos State government had charged her with failure to file annual tax returns and failure to pay income tax in respect of her company, Monalisa Code Productions. When the matter came up today, April 1, the defendant and her lawyer were not in court.

Hence, the Lagos State counsel, Mr Babatunde Sumonu, told the court that the bench warrant it earlier issued is yet to be effected. The judge, Justice Akintoye consequently held that the bench warrant should subsist. She adjourned the case until June 5 for further hearing.

The court had, on January 21, 2019, given the order for the actress arrest following an application made by the State Ministry of Justice.

The state submitted that the defendant repeatedly failed to honour court summons since 2017 when the charge was filed. According to the prosecution counsel, the defendant failed to file annual tax returns and pay income tax in respect of her company, to the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) for six years, stressing that Monalisa Code Productions carries out its business from Lekki in Lagos State.

The alleged offences, the prosecution said contravenes Section 94(1) of the Personal Income Tax Act 2004 (as amended) and Section 56 of the Lagos State Revenue Administrative Law of 2006.
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Reports reaching us on Colossus Gists this Tuesday suggest that a Popular Nollywood actress, Olabisi Monsurat Ishola died few days after she was said to have delivered off her baby.

Until her death, Bisket is a member of Theatre and Movie Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN). Bisket passed away during over the weekend, in just barely 10 days after welcoming her new baby.

Bisket, until her death was also the CEO of Bisket Movie Concept, and was confirmed to have died by her fellow Yoruba actress, Omolola Olumide. The late actress and producer was a member of the Lagos Island branch of TAMPAN. 

Bisket’s death is coming almost three months after the death of a colleague, Gbenga Akintunde aka Burger, who died at the age of 47 on January 4 2019.
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Prolific Artiste, SmoothKiss releases a cover to Kizz Daniel new trending song “Fvck You“.

Kizz Daniel puts out the Instrumental of his new song for the Fvck You challenge and SmoothKiss has jumped on it to deliver some punchlines.

Listen!!!

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Mavin Records Sensational singer, Korede Bello as announced the winners of his social media talent competition #TheJokoChallenge. Following over 2000 entries from the competition with various talent exhibitions like Raps, Music, Dance and other creativities that can be showcased on the song one can say #JokoChallenge is the biggest freestyle song in the first quarter within the Nigeria music industry.

On Thursday, the 5 major winners visited Mavin Records Head office in Lagos to receive their cheques from Korede Bello and other members of the Mavin staffs. Speaking to the Management of Korede Bello, He noted that giveaways are an integral part of giving back to the fans and building the artiste movement. He also noted that more Challenges would be done this year and advised members of the public to key to the opportunity in showing their talents.

One of the winners, Amarachi who came from the United State explained how she got involved and win.

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She said I saw the challenges on instagram and i decided to jump on it, I never expected to be a winner and I am happy to be in Nigeria to meet Mavin Records, Korede Bello and other artistes.
FInally, Mr Korede Bello informed the guests of his new songs and development and promise to release the official video to "Joko" showing all the winners.
 
The names of  the winners are; Diva Acamdemy (Dance Category), Zibe Jacob (Dance Category), Ena Ekpenyong (Dance Category), Damilola Adewale (Singing Category) & Amarachi Bintu Utah (Rap Category).

See Photos of lucky winner selected are below;

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