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Rotary shows care in Akwa Ibom

Moved by the unfriendly and pitiable learning environment of the students, Rotary International District 1940 of Uyo metropolis has donated 100 three-seat desks to Government Primary School, Afaha Itam, in the outskirts of Uyo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. The presentation was made on behalf of the Club by the District Governor, Rotarian Akabom Enebong, who reiterated the ... Read More »

UK Polls: May may lose Majority in Parliament

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives will win 302 seats in the election, pollster YouGov said yesterday. Voters cast their ballots today in a snap election. According to YouGov, the Tories could lose up to 28 seats, and also their majority in parliament. In its last poll before the vote, the polling firm predicted that the Tories will receive 42 ... Read More »

El Rufai orders arrest of Arewa Youths who threatened Igbos

Governor Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna State has ordered the immediate arrest of all signatories to a statement issuing a three-month ultimatum to all Igbos to leave northern Nigeria. The governor, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant-Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan, on Wednesday also assured residents in the state of “their freedom to reside where they choose”, adding ... Read More »

Moji Olaiya’s funeral (Photos)

Photos By Segun Lawal (Ovation International) Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya has been buried.She was buried amidst tears at the Vault Gardens  Ikoyi Lagos amidst tears and sorrow by friends and Family. Before her final journey home, there was an evening of tributes at The Blue Roof, LTV Compound, Lagos.It was a very emotional moment for many. Her funeral began with ... Read More »

Moji Olaiya for burial today as friends host Tribute Night (Photos)

Photos by Segun Lawal (Ovation International) Friends and family members  of Actress, Moji Olaiya gathered at the Blue Roof Hall, LTV Complex to pay her tributes.It was an emotional occasion. The event was a prelude to her burial today at the Vaults Garden,  Read More »

Arewa Youths Warn Igbos “We give you 3 Months To Leave North”

  A coalition of Northern groups, including the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, on Tuesday, gave all Igbos resident in the 19 states of the North a three-month ultimatum to quit  or be forced out after the expiration of the October 1, 2017 deadline. “We are also telling our brothers (northerners) out there in the South-East to get prepared to come ... Read More »

While Oluwo is dancing, Armed Robbers strike Iwo, kill Policemen

While  the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi has been dancing in the and busy abusing Chief Abiola Ogundokun, his town was invaded yesterday by dare devil armed robbers Tuesday. They struck the ancient town Iwo killing four armed policemen and carted away undisclosed amount of money. A www.thelightnews eyewitness revealed that the robbers stormed the town some minutes ... Read More »

Dele Momodu to deliver COSON Lecture on MKO Abiola

Bashorun Dele Momodu, the Publisher of Ovation International Magazine is set to deliver a lecture organised by the  Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON),in honour of martyr of democracy, Chief MKO Abiola. The Lecture titled “June 12 and the Lessons of History.’’ will be held at the new COSON House, Ikeja, Lagos According COSON PRO, Mr. Chibueze Okereke,“Dele Momodu, who was ... Read More »

Opinion:Why Are Nigerian Youths Celestially Stupid?

By Tersoo Achineku Beware of the power of stupid people in large numbers. It’s been almost two years since I last penned an opinion piece about Nigeria and this has been a long time coming. As usual, I’ll plead that if you’re sensitive or like the Americans say, ‘a snowflake’, then please move ahead because this article will indeed hurt ... Read More »

Unsolicited Messages a Violation of Subcriber’s Right-Court

Granting unknown persons and organisations access to a subscriber’s telephone line by MTN for the purpose of sending unsolicited messages to the line is a violation of the subscriber’s right to privacy, the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has ruled. A three-man bench of the Court of Appeal  led by Justice Tinuade Akomolafe-Wilson, unanimously held  in its judgment ... Read More »