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FACE 2014 Award Holds In Atlanta USA

This year’s Festival of Arts And Culture Exhibition Award (FACE Africa ) scheduled to hold in Atlanta Georgia USA which will showcase Nigeria’s cultural heritage and tourism has been aptly described as the ‘Giant of Africa’ and the heart of Africa for a good reason. It is richly endowed with ecological and cultural resources, which are of universal recognition from threads of ... Read More »

JONATHAN APPLAUDS BUHARI’S CALL FOR UNITY AGAINST TERRORISM

President Goodluck Jonathan has applauded the frank call days back by former Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari for national unity against terrorism in the country. In a statement issued by Dr Reuben Abati, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity in Abuja, President Goodluck Jonathan believes that the position taken by Gen. Buhari in an article ... Read More »

Lupita Nyong’o is People magazine’s Most Beautiful person

Lupita Nyong’o is People’s Most Beautiful person for 2014, the magazine has revealed.   The Oscar winner with the perfect smile and the style to match beams from a cover that promises “her inspiring story.” For the 31-year-old Mexican-born Kenyan actress, it’s a story that largely came to light during awards season as she collected trophies at every turn for her ... Read More »

JOHANNESBURG STOCK EXCHANGE CHANGES BRAND IDENTITY

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange is transforming, and to show its serious regarding the  new direction of its operations, it launched a new logo yesterday. JSE statement revealed that its new brand demonstrates the bourse’s identity as a modern African marketplace that connects investors to growth opportunities globally. The JSE’s logo and colour palette moves to a bold black, white and ... Read More »

Rivers promises free education for Chibok’s female students who escaped Boko Haram

Governor Rotimi Amaechi

Gov. Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers on Wednesday said his administration was ready to enroll the female students who escaped from abductors in Chibok in Borno last week into its free education scheme. Amaechi made the pledge in Port Harcourt at the opening ceremony of the Port Harcourt World Book Capital 2014. He said the government had completed seven new model secondary ... Read More »

Benzema gives Madrid slender Lead

The France international poked home Fabio Coentrao’s cross in the first half for the only goal of the game to inflict only a second defeat in the competition for Pep Guardiola’s side, and his first as a coach at Santiago Bernabeu. Bayern bossed possession but failed to create many meaningful chances, and Madrid could have won more comfortably had Cristiano ... Read More »

KOFI ANAN’S SON LINKED TO $MULTI-MILLIONAIRE FORGERY AND OIL SCANDAL

Kojo, the first son of former Secretary-general of the United Nations is not having the best of times as he has allegedly been linked to a multi-billion dollar oil deal that allegedly involved document forgery in Ghana. We gathered that the mess was blown open following the announcement by a Canadian Company, Gondwana Oil Corporation, that it had acquired 70 per ... Read More »

SAYYU DANTATA’S M.R.S MAKES N87.8 BILLION IN REVENUE

M.R.S Nigeria Plc, which has polo lover, Alhaji Sayyu Dantata at the helm of affairs made some growth in its revenue totalling N87.8billion. In deed its year ending December 2013 results reported a year on year growth of 10 per cent with a significant its Profit After Tax stood at N34 million. MRS is proposing to pay it shareholders N0.749k ... Read More »

DHL announces new heads for key Africa regions

DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL has promoted two African Country Heads to take regional roles in a continent poised for renewed growth. Former Managing dDrector, South Africa, Lubabalo ‘Twine’ Mtya becomes the new CEO for the Southern Africa region while Pramod Bagalwadi, currently Country Manager DHL Global Forwarding Ghana, has been named Eastern ... Read More »

WIKE HAS NO BACKING OF IJAW ELDERS FOR GOVERNORSHIP

Elders of Ijaws in Rivers State have said that the Supervising Minister of Education Nyesom Wike does not have their backing to run for Governor in 2015. The elders, in an advertorial in a national daily on their behalf by the Andoni-Opobo-Nkoro Leaders of Thought, said it is the turn of the riverine area to lead the state. The statement by Prof ... Read More »