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AMAA LAUNCHES COFFEE TABLE BOOK

It is no more news that African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) is a celebratory mood. Yes, the continent’s leading award’s event is 10-and it has been giving fans some teasers before the big show holding in Yenogoa, Bayelsa State later. As a prelude to the Awards, the organisers have decided to launch a photo documentary of the exciting 10 year ... Read More »

GBENGA ADEYINKA ENGAGES AY IN PUBLIC FIGHT

Top Nigerian comedians, Gbenga Adeyinka The 1st and Ayo Maku (AY) are for the first time pitching their style and reputation against each other as they both hold major shows on the same day, Easter Sunday,April 20th, 2014. Interestingly, the two shows are sponsored by Maltina-and will feature top of the range comedians, musicians and other entertainers. This fight for ... Read More »

British Judge Admits Confusion In Ibori’s Case

As the former Delta State governor, James Ibori’s London confiscation case resumes on Wednesday, the court will attempt to break the logjam that bogged it down all through last week; whether to try Ibori afresh or not. What really bogged down the proceedings was that Judge Anthony Pitts repeatedly said in the course of the submission of Ibori’s defence team ... Read More »

3 MANCHESTER UNITED PLAYERS FINED FOR PARTYING AFTER BAYERN LOSS

Three Manchester United players, Danny Welbeck, Tom Cleverly and Ashley Young are in hot soup as they have been reportedly fined for partying after the team’s UEFA Champions League exit to Bayern Munich. Reports say that three England Internationals were photographed partying on Friday Morning in the Manchester City Centre shortly after their return from Munich on Thursday. Apart from ... Read More »

TOP LAWYER, ALEX IZIYON, LOSES WIFE IN UK

Mrs. Grace Oluwayemisi Iziyon, wife of Dr. Alex Iziyon, one of Nigeria’s most prominent lawyers is dead. She died at the age of 54 after months of sickness in the UK-and the family has been thrown into mourning. The Mother of six children, who herself was a lawyer, teacher and writer died so suddenly that her husband has been grief ... Read More »

Bomb Scare At The National Assembly

ABUJA-BARELY 24 hours after the Nyanya bomb blast, there  was pandemonium Tuesday at the  National Assembly as staff abandoned  their duty posts as early as 1.30pm to avoid being killed by a bomb allegedly planted in the complex. Some  workers  claimed that there was an order that they  should vacate the complex for security reasons. The commercial banks operating within ... Read More »

Abuja bombing: Speaker Tambuwal donates blood

Following Monday’s ‎bomb attack, which claimed over 89 lives in Nyanya, an Abuja satellite area in the Federal Capital Territory, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal, has donated his blood at the National Blood Transfusion Service today. He had earler offered to donate blood to victims as he visited some of the victims in hospitals to commiserate ... Read More »

Students Abducted By Boko Haram

About 200 girls have been reportedly kidnapped by gunmen, suspected to be Boko Haram members. This is following yesterday’s bombing in Nyanya, Abuja which killed at least 71 people. They reportedly arrived at the school in Chibok, Borno state, late last night, and ordered the hostel’s teenage residents on to lorries. At least 200 girls aged between 16 and 18 ... Read More »

Soyinka Blames Government For Insecurity

Professor Wole Soyinka, on Monday in Osogbo blamed the current security challenges facing the nation on the leadership incompetence. Soyinka, who was a keynote speaker at a colloquium with the theme, “Fundamental Imperatives of Cohabitation, Faith and Secularism,” organised by Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding  (CBCIU) Osogbo, explained that the problem cannot be solved by prayers but by ... Read More »

CONFAB Delegates Charge Government To Tackle Insecurity

Discussions at the National Conference centred on  yesterday’s bomb blast, with several delegates expressing displeasure with the deplorable security situation in Nigeria. As soon as the opening prayer was said and delegates took their seats, the Conference Chairman and former Chief Justice of Nigeria, retired Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi, asked delegates to rise for a one-minute silence in honour of ... Read More »