Category: News

Restructuring: North not afraid – Tambuwal

 The Governor of Sokoto State, Mr Aminu Tambuwal, announced in Kaduna on Wednesday that “the north is not afraid of restructuring of Nigeria’’. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Tambuwal’s statement comes against the backdrop of intense clamour by opinion leaders in Nigeria that the country should be restructured forthwith to make progress. […]

Genevieve stars in ‘Farming’

Nigeria’s screen diva, Genevieve Nnaji is starring in a movie, “Farming” alongside Hollywood actors Kate Beckinsale, Damon Idris and Gugu Mmbatha-Raw. The film which is being shot in the U.K. and Nigeria started production in August and is being directed by Nigerian-British writer and director Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. The film is based on Adewale’s autobiographical story, […]

MO Abudu listed among 25 global Powerful Television women

Mosunmola Abudu,Chief Executive Officer of EbonyLife Television (EL TV) has been listed among 25 most powerful women in global TV by Hollywood Reporter. The Hollywood Reporter is one of the most respected show business magazines in the world. EL TV is Africa’s first Global Black Entertainment & Lifestyle network which began broadcasting in July, 2013 […]

Immortalise Fela Kuti – Kenyan Scholar

  Prof. Patrick Lumumba, a Kenyan Professor of Law has urged Africans to immortalise Fela Anikulapo-Kuti and his ideal of a corrupt-free society. Lumumba said this during the 2017 Felabration, with the theme: “40 Years after FESTAC, 20 Years after Fela, Wither the Pan-African Dream?” Felabration is an annual music festival conceived in 1998 by […]

Monkey Pox: 7 patients recover fully in Bayelsa

  Seven out of the 13 monkey pox patients on admission at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri in Bayelsa have fully recovered, the state Commissioner for Information, Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson, has said. The commissioner said in a statement on Wednesday in Yenagoa, that the seven patients had been discharged from the hospital. The […]

Seized Oil Vessels, Products to be Auctioned – EFCC

As part of arrangement to auction forfeited petroleum products and vessels, which are proceeds of crimes seized from illegal oil bunkers the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday held a pre-bid meeting with shortlisted auctioneers at the EFCC Academy, Karu, Abuja. One of the vessels used in smuggling oil The Acting Chairman, EFCC, […]

Drug Abuse: 3m bottles of codeine consumed daily in North— Senate

THE Senate, yesterday, raised the alarm that the 19 Northern states of the federation were under serious threat due to drug abuse, stating that over three million bottles of codeine syrup were consumed daily in Kano and Jigawa states. It disclosed that across the 19 states, women, young girls in tertiary institutions, working class ladies, […]

Femi Kuti, Seun Kuti, Bez & Nneka set to thrill Fans with Electrifying performances at the Glenfiddich Mavericks Felabration Night | Friday, October 13th

Femi Kuti, Seun Kuti, Bez and Nneka are lined up to deliver electrifying and stimulating performances at the highly anticipated Glenfiddich Mavericks Felabration night. Date: Friday, October 13th, 2017. Venue: Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island. Time: 8 pm. It promises to be a memorable event as performances will thrill the crowd and create an unforgettable experience like never before. These four mavericks embody the […]

Another Nigerian killed in South Africa

The Nigerian mission in South Africa has confirmed the killing of a 25-year-old Nigerian, Mr Ibrahim Olalekan Badmus, a native of Lagos state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the killing occurred less than a week after Mr Jelili Omoyele, a 35 year –old cellular phone technician was shot dead at Doornfontein,   near […]

FIFA World Cup: USA OUT!

The United States will be missing in Russia next year as they failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1986. They crashed out on Tuesday  after a shock 2-1 defeat against already-eliminated Trinidad and Tobago. In a result that will be viewed as a catastrophe for soccer in the United […]
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