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Coronation Anniversary: Obaseki Salutes Oba Ewuare II

Oba of Benin Coronation anniversary

The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the relationship between the state government and the Benin Monarch, Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, in the last one year, has improved the quality of life in the state. Governor Obaseki disclosed this on Friday at a Gala Night to mark the one-year coronation ...

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Why More Women adopt single motherhood – Expert


ABUJA – Dr Rose Chukwuma, a marriage counsellor and psychologist, on Saturday said more women were embracing the concept of having children outside wedlock to avoid marital disappointments. Chukwuma, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigerian (NAN) in Abuja, said that single parenting, which was once frowned upon due to cultural and religious ethics, was fast becoming the ...

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Ambode, Falana, Others Celebrate Fela At Afrika


Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday evening hosted a well attended special Lagos Jump event at the New Afrika Shrine to round off Felabration 2017 in honour of the 79th posthumous birthday of Fela Anikulapo Kuti. The Governor, who had earlier in the day unveiled an effigy of the late Afrobeat legend erected at the Allen Avenue Roundabout, led ...

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Ambode Unveils Fela’s Statue In Ikeja


Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday eulogized the virtues of late Afrobeat legend and freedom fighter, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti describing him as an enigmatic artiste who used the platform of his art to agitate for social and human rights by challenging government and people to explore development through social and economic activities that are rooted in African values. Speaking ...

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Epe plans big for Kayokayo carnival

Olu of Epe, Oba Sefiu Olatunji Adewale

The entire Epe kingdom in Lagos State will from October 14, 2017 play host to visitors from within and outside Nigeria who will be joining sons and daughters of the town to celebrate this year’s edition of Kayokayo carvival, an event set aside to celebrate the rich culture of Epe kingdom. According to the details of the programme made available ...

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Lagos set to honour Fela Anikulapo-Kuti

The Lagos State Government has announced plans to honour the late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, as the weeklong activities marking his 79th posthumous birthday and the 20th anniversary of his death draw to a close. In a statement issued on Thursday by the State’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, the Government said the honour is in line ...

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Next Titan 16 finalists unveiled

Next Titan

Heritage Bank Plc in partnership with organisers of the Next Titan Nigeria, Bravopoints International Limited have unveiled 16 finalists with brightest business ideas that will compete for the grand prize of the competition. The Next Titan is Nigeria’s entrepreneurial reality TV show where thousands of ambitious young entrepreneurs across the country compete with one another for a grand prize of N5 million and a ...

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The Broken Woman: Running Out Of Time, By Blossom Obi

Blossom Obi

We sat across each other with a long board-room table separating us. It was probably where the meetings of the court rooms were being held and since I was distracted I didn’t notice much. I stared at him as our lawyers talked and argued; his face was turned away, glaring at the window facing the doorway as if the time ...

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AFRIMS holds Summit on Digital Switch-Over in Abuja


By Paul Efiong   Sixth Media Lane Consult Ltd, organisers of the Africa International Movie Summit (AFRIMS) says it will collaborate with Federal Ministry of Information and Culture on the Digital Switch-Over summit to improve content creation. The National Coordinator, Mr Sixtus Opara, made this known in Abuja. He said that the summit with the theme: “Africa Cinema; Now that ...

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Fun, Excitement As Nigerian Breweries Light Up Beer Festival

Nigeria Beer Festival

LAGOS – Activities at the stand of Nigerian Breweries considerably scaled up the fun and excitement at the on-going maiden edition of the Nigeria Beer Festival in Lagos. The company, which is the foremost brewer in Nigeria, revved up the atmosphere as its leading brands became the toast of the teeming crowd who had thronged the Atlantic Water Front, venue ...

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