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FG pledges to boost economy through entertainment

FG pledges to boost economy through entertainment

By Anthonia Soyingbe  / Snr. Reporter, Lagos   For the umpteenth time, the Nigeria Government, under the leadership of President Goodluck Jonathan, has promised to boost the nation’s economy through entertainment.…

I need a helpmeet, not a rich lady – Harrysong

I need a helpmeet, not a rich lady – Harrysong

Five Star Music superstar, Harrison Tare Okiri, better known as Harrysong, has come to stay in the music industry. The Delta-born musician, who just finished the remix of his runaway…

MI mourns comedian MC Longs

MI mourns comedian MC Longs

Chocolate City rapper, M.I Abaga, though was reported to be mourning his late childhood friend, MC Longs, he still had fun last Friday at Rhapsody Club located in Victoria Island…

Chibok girls: Ezekwesili’s demand for truth

Chibok girls: Ezekwesili’s demand for truth

By Chris Nonyelum    As with the pursuit of happiness, the pursuit of truth is itself gratifying whereas the consummation often turns out to be elusive.   –Richard Hofstadter   There is…

Daddy Showkey incurs fans’ anger for posing with Ifeanyi Ubah

Daddy Showkey incurs fans’ anger for posing with Ifeanyi Ubah

By Anthonia Soyingbe  / Snr. Reporter, Lagos   Though he hasn’t released any hit album for many years, self-acclaimed  ‘Ghetto king’, Daddy Showkey, has managed to remain in limelight through brand…

Olamide, Wizkid, OritseFemi for 2014 Lasgidi All Star concert

Olamide, Wizkid, OritseFemi for 2014 Lasgidi All Star concert

Organisers of the 2014 Lasgidi All Stars concert, on Tuesday, released list of performers for the annual musical gig. Wizkid, Olamide, OritseFemi, Yemi Alade Orezi, Wande Coal, Cynthia Morgan, Rayce,…

Princess makes humour out of failed marriage

Princess makes humour out of failed marriage

A-list comedienne, Damilola Adekoya, popularly known as Princess, seems to be proud of her failed seven- month old marriage, as she recently, albeit proudly, announced that she is not just…

Theodora debuts with Dudu, Funfun

The entertainment industry is about to witness a rejuvenation in gospel music as Theodora is poised to drop a new single entitled Dudu/Funfun, a track that will soothe music lovers…

How South Africa retrieved bodies of nationals in style

How South Africa retrieved bodies of nationals in style

Yinka Shokunbi  / Group Life Editor   The death of a loved one is often a devastating experience no doubt, and when a loved one dies in a very shocking circumstance…

A night of literary salute for TAA Ladele, novelist of repute

A night of literary salute for TAA Ladele, novelist of repute

Yinka Shokunbi   Literary entertainment at its best performance last weekend took the centre stage in various forms and colour at the epic events celebrating the life and times of…

Trade Fair: Consumers slam KAI, LASTMA officials

Trade Fair: Consumers slam KAI, LASTMA officials

By Olamide Bakare / Correspondent, Lagos    Despite large influx of companies that featured in this year’s edition of Lagos International Trade Fair, business owners still lament poor sales. In this…

Reoccurring sexual abuse and child’s right

Reoccurring sexual abuse and child’s right

By Anthonia Soyingbe /Senior Reporter, Lagos   When 46 years old Tola Ajayi (not real names) sexually abused his 16-month old daughter, his distressed wife had no one to report…

I picked banking from my step Mum –Omorede Osifo

I picked banking from my step Mum –Omorede Osifo

Omorede Osifo is the immediate past Commissioner for Sports, Youth Development and Social Mobilisation in Edo State. In this exclusive interview with Special Correspondent, ISAAC OLAMIKAN, the tall and well…

Hope for better days ahead

Hope for better days ahead

Title: Save the Dream Author: Chigbo Nnoli Reviewer: Yemi Adebisi Publisher: Kraftbooks, Ibadan No of pages: 280 The cardinal function of a contemporary fiction in any given society is to…

2015 polls: To hold in North East or not? Christian leaders speak out

2015 polls: To hold in North East or not? Christian leaders speak out

By Aramide Oikelome Snr. Correspondent, Lagos Few days ago, the Christian leaders in North-Eastern Nigeria called for the immediate suspension of all political activities in their region, following the incessant and…

Christians still face persecution in North East, VCM laments

By Aramide Oikelome Snr Correspondent, Lagos The National Director of the Voice of Christian Martyrs, Nigeria, Rev. Isaac Wusu, and the organisation have raised grave concern that the large chunk of…

BSN, DOOR Int’l launch sign language Bible

By Aramide Oikelome Snr Correspondent, Lagos The General Secretary of the Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN), Rev. Dare Ajiboye, has appealed to the church leaders and Christian organisations in the country…

Can Nigeria build effective primary health care?

Can Nigeria build effective primary health care?

By: Yinka Shokunbi   For the first time, medical officers, who are primarily custodians of healthcare of the citizens at the grassroots’ Primary Healthcare Centres across the country, came together…

Aki and Pawpaw feuding?

Aki and Pawpaw feuding?

Last weekend, the story broke that the long-time friends and colleagues, Chinedu Ikedieze and Osita Iheme, have fallen apart. This comes after Iheme moved out of the house that they…

Omotola, Genevieve lead #StopEbola campaign

Omotola, Genevieve lead #StopEbola campaign

The Future Awards Africa has announced the leading influencers for its campaign to sensitise young Africans to act against Ebola in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. The #StopEbola campaign will…

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