Saturday, 15 March 2014
We thank God for his grace and mercies and wish to reassure all our well wishers worldwide that we are hale and hearty. I have since taken another flight to Abuja and successfully had my meetings"
The only training school for the Political class in Nigeria, Political Academy this weekend organized a Seminar tagged"Preparing Journalists For Challenges Of 2015 Elections"
The event which kicked of on Friday witnessed Prof Ralph Akinfeleye,of the Dept of Mass Comm,University of Lagos discussing on Media Proprietorship and Journalism: Interest and Conflict, while Comrade Funke Fadugba former Chairman NUJ Lagos presented a paper on Democracy,Accountability,and the Role of Media.
Day 2 was very exciting as Chief Bayo Oguntuase rattled participants with revelations from his paper on "Newsmen English In The 21st Century".
The Vice Chancellor of Political Academy,Kehinde Shogunle, took time to explain to participants the idea behind the establishment of the Academy and the need for people to embrace the good ideals of the Academy.
Political Academy is Political training school aimed at shaping the minds of participants while preparing them for proper Political grooming. It is an initiation of Otunba Gbenga Daniel in collaboration with Gateway Front Foundation
The Gist around town is that the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration, NAFDAC could ban Dencia’s Whitenicious 7 Day Fast Acting Spot Remover cream from entering the country because the product has not been approved by the Food & Drug administration.
Ten students of Government Day Secondary School in Kankara town in Katsina state yesterday lost their lives in a ghastly motor accident when a truck loaded with timber which they boarded to help get them to school had a head on collision with another truck which was coming from the opposite direction.
10 of the students died on the spot while four were critically injured. Their corpses were taken to the Kankara General Hospital. Activities at their school was suspended to mourn the dead students.
May their souls rest in peace..Amen.
Following the increase in rape cases being reported in the country,
The Nigerian Police Force on Tuesday March 11th through its Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, Abayomi Shogunle, took to Twitter to caution men and women.
Please GUYS avoid spending 14 years of your life in jail
LADIES! Be careful!
62 year old football legend and President of German Football Club, Bayern Munich, Uli Hoeness, has been sentenced to 3 and a half years in prison after he was found guilty of dodging 27.2million euros in taxes through an undeclared Swiss bank account.
Prolific music producer Babatunde Okungbowa aka OJB has set up a kidney related foundation that would focus on helping kidney patients in the country. OJB who is still recuperating from a Kidney transplant he had last year in India revealed exclusively to Encomium magazine about the Foundation
ccording to Booker T. Washington, "Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed."Picking up from Booker T. Washington's ingredient of measuring success in life, Obasanjo has decided to open the chorus line of the filthy, devious politics recurring as 2015 is knocking very hard at the door steps of Nigerians. Some communities feel the dividends of democracy while some are yet to smell what Nigeria politicians are cooking.
Executive Director , Ivory Banking, Heritage Bank Limited, Mrs. Mary Akpobome; Managing Director; Heritage Bank Limited; Mr. Ifie Sekibo; Executive Director , Manila Banking, Heritage Bank Limited, Mr. Niyi Adeseun and Managing Director, Fund Adviser UK, Paul Evans, during a dinner to mark the bank's one year anniversary , held at Eko Hotel and Suites , Victoria Island, Lagos
Heritage Bank has stated that the idea behind its revolutionary concept of banking products is the need to give consumers of banking services in the country an extra-ordinary degree of personalized service.
There has been great jubilation in Edo State after the police captured a notorious 23 years old Stanley Omeregie who has instilled fear in the mind of the people.
He had been declared wanted by the Edo State police command for series of alleged kidnapping and armed robbery along Lagos/Benin bypass.
Veteran actress, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, says even though she's in her 70s, she's not ruling out marriage. In an interview with Sunday Express, the legendary actress, who lost her husband many years back, said she can never say never when it comes to remarrying and at the moment, a 53 year old man is 'toasting' her.
Bauchi State Governor Isa Yuguda was a guest on BBC Africa radio show yesterday where he talked about the anti-gay law. He supported the bill and declared that he's not gay so none of his sons can be gay.
Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has lamented the death of former President General of Ohazaeze Ndigbo, Ambassador Ralph Uwechue who passed away on Thursday at Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State.
Governor Uduaghan in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Sunny Ogefere described the late Uwechue as a quintessential elder statesman that left his footprints in the sands of Africa and beyond.
Thursday, 13 March 2014
Popular Wazobia FM OAP, Yaw has shared Behind The Scene photos from the highly anticipated stage play “The Street”.
The multi-talented actor, producer and director is set to host the fifth edition of the annual stage play series on Sunday March 30, 2014 at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island.
This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Paul Nwabuikwu, Special Adviser on Media to the Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Wednesday in Abuja.
The Senate President, David Mark on Wednesday urged all Nigerians to rise up against the orchestrated plot to destabilize the country.
Leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force (NDPVF) Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari has said that the statement by Alhaji Usman Bugaje that the oil in the Niger Delta belongs to the north, is a prelude to genocide, which he alleged that the north is planning against the people of Nigeria.
Wednesday, 12 March 2014
The Acting Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mrs. Sarah Alade with Events & Sponsorship Officer of First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited, Mr. Matthew Obiazikwor and Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwakile of the Retail Department of the Bank, at the Youth Finance Fair/Exhibition on Financial Literacy for children organised by the CBN. The event took place yesterday (Tuesday, March 1, 2014) in Abuja.
Beneficiaries of the Kwara State Community Health Insurance Scheme will hit 600,000 mark from the present 80,000 by the year 2018 when the scheme would have been in operation for about eleven years.
In the build up to the June 21 Gubernatorial Election in Ekiti State and in their continued effort at strengthening electoral processes as well as actively engaging key stakeholders, leaders and institutions in Nigeria, the United States of America's Consul-General in Lagos, Jeffrey J. Hawkins led his team to pay a courtesy visit to Hon. Michael Opeyemi Bamidele (MOB) yesterday at his country home in Iyin Ekiti.
Visitors to Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, will attest to the fact that festivals offer a glimpse into the local culture and heritage of the region. Here, local festivals are vibrant with singing and dancing, all in their usual traditional dress and the talking drums that have formed the trademark of all festivals in the ancient city.
Tuesday, 11 March 2014
... AS "THE JOURNEY" PREMIERES AT AMVCA.
Nigeria's leading malt brand Amstel Malta has launched its new campaign with the premiere of the long awaited inspirational "film" The Journey with superstar actress Genevieve Nnaji and iconic footballer John Mikel Obi as lead acts.
Hon. Justice Chukwujekwu. J. Aneke of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi Lagos has, this morning, reinstated that he did not grant any order to the plaintiffs in the case filed by some suspended members of the Ogun State Labour Party restraining the leader of the Labour Party (LP) in Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel and five other gubernatorial aspirants from party registration contrary to what was speculated in the news some weeks back.
Uduaghan Urges FG To Name Second River Niger Bridge Asaba/Onitsha Bridge As Jonathan Flags Off Construction
Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State yesterday called on the Federal Government to rename the second bridge to be constructed across the river Niger, ‘Asaba/Onitsha Bridge’.
The Governor who made the call at Onitsha during the ground breaking ceremony for the construction of the second bridge across the river Niger,
Monday, 10 March 2014
Foremost African Financial Institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc has announced the start of its 2014 annual GTCrea8 Promo campaign for Nigerian undergraduates, an initiative aimed at rewarding the Bank’s customers studying in tertiary institutions across the nation.
Sunday, 9 March 2014
An alleged Boko Haram member, one Mustapha that claims he came from Adamawa has said he and four other members of the sect, where sent to Lagos to bomb The Synagogue of All Nations. Mustapha said when the five of them got to the church entrance, they saw a mallam there and they gave him a metre bomb to hold for them, but he refused.
So they walked into a restaurant close to the church, but has they were planning the next step to take, they looked up and watch the Tv (Emmanuel Tv) where Prophet TB Joshua was preaching. He said he was praying for the viewers and they were touched and had a change of mind. They decided to all run away and abandon the assignment, but he, Mustapha couldn't because a spirit arrested him. He also explained how they get initiated into the sect, and how he has been seeing prophet TB Joshua in his dreams warning him to stop killing people.
The unwillingness of any group of political elite to understand this emerging power of the Office of the Citizen can only be a loss to the former and yet another missed opportunity added to our canvass of political tragediesProtocols:
Very popularly Alhaja, Alhaja Adegbite in Oluwatedo community, Ayetoro-Itele in Ado Odo-Ota Local Government Area (LGA) of Ogun State, has landed herself in trouble. She is being interrogated by the police over the death of her male lover in her house.