The Federal Government says it has released the sum of N420.2m to the Nigeria film industry popularly called Nollywood to improve and support aspiring practitioners.
Some 60 people are missing and believed drowned after the dinghy they were on sank off Libya, the International Organization for Migration said Friday, citing survivor testimony. The inflatable had been carrying 140-150 people including women when it began taking on water five hours after setting off from North Africa […]
The All Progressives Congress (APC) says President Muhammadu Buhari is fast recovering from his illness contrary to allegations that he is on life support.
Jay-Z’s jaunty anthems made him one of rap’s all-time greats and then, as he amassed a business empire and married fellow superstar Beyonce, he drew an ever thicker curtain over his private life.
The police in Florida have blamed Venus Williams, for the two-car crash on June 9 that eventually killed a passenger in the other vehicle. News of the fatal wreck near Williams’ home in Palm Beach Gardens surfaced in media accounts on Thursday, days before the 37-year-old tennis star play in […]
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC reveals that N603million has been traced to one Esther Habu, the wife of Mr Josiah Habu, the Director of the Bioresources Development Centre in Bayelsa State. EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren disclosed this in a statement and said about N70m was traced to her […]
Football and showbiz stars gathered in Argentina for Latin America’s celebrity wedding bash of the decade as Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi prepared to marry his childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo on Friday. Pop star Shakira and her husband, Messi’s teammate Gerard Pique, were expected among the 260 guests, according to media […]
By The Punch Residents of Games Village Estate in Abuja on Thursday engaged in a war of words with the leader of the Lebanese community, Albert Alwan, for allegedly blocking the road to the estate with a container. The Lebanese community was said to have claimed a portion of […]
John Nnia Nwodo, Chairman Of Oha-na-Eze: Art thou He That Should Come, Or Do We Look For Another? By Kelechi Abonuyo
‘Now when John (de Baptist) had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples. And said unto him, Art thou he that should come, or do we look for another………?’’ Matthew 11: 2-3 (KJV) Coincidentally his name is John (de Nnia Nwodo), in this role […]
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointment of 14 new Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs). The Director (Press), Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Bolaji Adebiyi, disclosed this via a statement released in Abuja on Thursday.
The Apex Igbo cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndi-Igbo, has cautioned the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) movement not to arrogate to themselves the supreme leadership of Igbo land. The president-general of the organisation, John Nwodo, gave the warning in Awka on Thursday while addressing members of the Anambra House of Assembly.
Suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike aka Evans, has again dragged the Inspector General of Police, and three others before a Federal High Court in Lagos over his alleged illegal detention.