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Industry Moves: Iredumare Opeyemi Leaves BOOMPLAY, Now Head Legal & Partnership Manager (Snr.) at MTN

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Iredumare Opeyemi, Director of Legal and Business Affairs at Transnet Music Limited (BOOMPLAY), has left his high profile job for yet another one with MTN Group Limited, a leading multinational mobile telecommunications company in Africa. Opeyemi joins MTN as ‘Head Legal and Partnership Manager (Snr.), Music Services.’ “It was a beautiful experience being part of a digital music platform that …

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Industry Moves: Osagie Alonge Leaves Ringier’s Pulse Nigeria, Now Director of Growth at ORide

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Popular and controversial journalist and media executive Osagie Alonge has left Ringier Africa’s Pulse Nigeria, for a role as Director of Growth at O’Ride, an Uber type hailing service for motorbikes in Nigeria. ORide is a subsidiary of OPay, a mobile money service company owned by Opera. Alonge leaves Ringier after a successful five years as Editor-in-Chief for the Sub …

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Access Bank Acquires Diamond Bank – What it Means

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Nigeria’s Access Bank has announced the merger and acquisition of its competitor Diamond Bank. From the outside looking in, it appeared the latter was healthy, but it was not and there were many telltale signs including a decision to abandon its international operating license, a Central Bank of Nigeria Fine of 250 Million Naira, non-performing loans and plunging share prices, …

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NotJustOk.com Founder Demola Ogundele Loses Mom, Mrs. Rosaline Olanrewaju Ogundele

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Our deepest condolences go to Demola Ogundele, NotJustOk.com founder and AML reader and subscriber, who has suffered the recent loss of his precious mother, Mrs. Rosaline Olanrewaju Ogundele. Mrs. Ogundele was born October 7, 1948 and died August 24, 2018. The Notjustok.com founder will join the rest of his family in a weeklong farewell event befitting of and in celebration …

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Linda Ikeji Announces Pregnancy, and Explains Why She Ditched her Own Message on Celibacy

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Linda Ikeji, a Nigerian gossip blogger turned media mogul, announced her pregnancy on social media yesterday, Sunday May 20, 2018. Her announcement was received with mixed reaction from the public. Many have congratulated her and just as many have criticized her for having a child out of wedlock when she has profited from and made it her business to cast Nigerian …