President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan declared Thursday in Abuja that if members of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) remain committed to the vision of its founding fathers and work very hard, the party will return to power at the Federal level in 2019.
Thursday, 30 April 2015
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan pledged Thursday in Abuja that he will do all within his powers to ensure that all Nigerian territory still held by terrorists and insurgents are totally liberated before May 29, 2015.
President Goodluck Jonathan, Vice President Nnamadi Sambo, Chief Anenih and Dr Ali were together for presentation of PDPPCO Report on 2015 Presid'tial Election. See more photos...
Julia Blaise Blog (JBB) first gave the scoop that AfricaMagicIgbo channel on DSTV will be launched in Enugu state today. Right now, various actors and actresses are already in Enugu for the launch. They include, Patience Ozokwor (Mama G), Kenneth Okonkwo, Uti Nwachukwu, OC Ukeje, Linda Ejiofor, Genevieve Nnaji, Eucharia Anunobi, John Okafor (Mr. Ibu), Oge Okoye, Onyeka Onwenu, Gideon Okeke and many others. See more photos...
Angola has started banning churches, as the country’s government has reportedly banned nine church groups operating in central Huambo province, where the main opposition party said hundreds were killed this month in a police crackdown on a rebel Christian sect.
Workers of the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme, SureP/FERMA Federal Task Force today in Ikeja, Lagos protested against the fraudulent extortion of money from them by the some executives of the programme. The protesters carried placards, singing and chanting solidarity songs round Ikeja, GRA.
Hours ago, a bullion van killed a commercial cyclist (Okada rider) at OPIC Round about, Oke-Ilewo, Ogun state. Following the incident, Okada riders in the area took to the major roads protesting the death of their member.
Pop star, Dr. Sid ran into the Manchester United legend, Andy Cole on his arrival to United Kingdom. "Popped into London for a few hrs while waiting for my flight and look who I ran into @andycole09 @manchesterunited #legend," he captioned the photo they shared together.
The Nigerian Army has rescued about 160 more hostages from Sambisa Forest, this is according to AFP.
American entertainer, Nick Cannon is proving he and former wife, Mariah Carey are the friendliest of exes. The 34-year-old America's Got Talent host took to Instagram earlier today to support Carey, her new album and her new "Mariah: #1 to Infinity" show at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
The Nepal earthquake is indeed the deadliest in recent times. The death toll in the quake has risen to 5, 489. Meanwhile, as the country calls for volunteers for relief materials, people who are ready to donate to the victims are facing 5-day trek to deliver their materials. See more photos…
Actress/star of Agwonma, Amanda Ebeye has turned a year older today. She started early to thank God and everyone who have supported her career in different ways. The sultry actress equally shared beautiful pictures.
A father and mother have been murdered by their sons in separate incidents in Enugu, South Eastern Nigeria. According to Enugu State Police Command, the two strange developments, occurred within a space of two days, Sunday, April 26, and Monday, April 27, 2015, in different parts of the state.
After the President – Elect, General Buhari inaugurated his 19-member transition committee, the Federal Government has indicated it has picked some holes in the task to be executed by the committee, hence warned the opposition from running another government. Minister of National Planning, Dr. Abubakar Sulaiman made FG’s anger public Wednesday, after the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.
Nollywood actresses Monalisa Chinda and Rita Dominic worked together on Tuesday night to ensure that the night of tribute for late President Goodluck Jonathan's aide, Oronto Douglas was nothing but a huge success.
Wednesday, 29 April 2015
The recent public outcry against movie piracy may have triggered a resurgence of interest in the protection of intellectual property among film makers across the country who turned out in exceptionally large numbers at the stakeholders’ sensitization fora recently organized by Audio-Visual Rights Society of Nigeria (AVRS) respectively in Asaba, Delta State capital, and the ancient city of Benin, Edo State.
President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, has inaugurated a transition committee ahead of the May 29 handover date. The 19-member committee is expected to develop a clear framework for liaison with the out-going administration for purposes of a smooth handover and takeover and to receive hand-over documents from Ministries, Departments and Agencies with the aim of itemising the most important or most urgent issues confronting the in-coming government.
On Wednesday, April 29, the Acting Inspector General of Police (AIGP), Solomon Arase was inaugurated at Police Headquarters, Abuja. Below is his inaugural speech and his new strategy of policing…
Photos: Ibinabo Fiberesima, Monalisa Chinda, Rita Dominic Headline Night of Tribute for Oronto Douglas
President Goodluck Jonathan, Vice-President Namadi Sambo, non-returning federal lawmakers, ministers and presidential aides will collect N3.24bn as severance allowances, investigation by The Punch Newspaper has shown. The severance allowances are contained in the Remuneration Package put together by the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission.
The former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has joined millions others to celebrate the rescue of 293 girls and women from Sambisa Forest yesterday by Nigerian Military. He stated that although Nigerians are rejoicing over the success of the troops, they should not relent till all abducted Nigerians are rescued. Mr. Abubakar aired his feeling through his twitter handle today, saying that the military forces have his unwavering support as they continue the mission to restore peace and sovereignty. Continue…
DBrecords/DKM media presents the visuals to the first single from the Duchess Tonto Dikeh aka PokoLee. The video features cameos from the white lion himself Bangalee and label mates 2Kriss and Deeveelee. Sugar Rush is sure to captivate all viewers as acclaimed Director and Film maker Mr Moe Musa gives us a vibrant and colourful story to follow. Continue to see more photos and video...
Talented female filmmaker, Mildred Okwo has received an open letter from actress Ufoma Ejenobor-Mcdermott, as she turns a year older. Ufoma complained a little about Mildred’ style of posting other people’s pictures on her Instagram page.
Togo's President Faure Gnassingbe has won the Saturday re-election to a third term based on provisional results with more than 1.2 million votes or 58.75 percent of the total.
Four Ghanaian robbery suspects were yesterday shot dead by police in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The State Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) men who carried out the operation also arrested two other members of the gang who were seriously injured during a botched attempt on a bureau de change office in Itoku, Abeokuta.
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Nigerian troops revealed that they rescued 200 girls and 93 women from Sambisa Forest. However, it was not confirmed if the long searched for Chibok girls are in the group rescued. The troops equally captured and destroyed three terrorists camps, including the notorious Tokumbere camp. This was contained in tweet from Defence Headquarters this evening. Continue…
Hip-hop act and talented rapper, Adedeji Olamide, famously addressed as ‘Badoo’ or simply Olamide will be representing West Africa at the joint conference of the African Union, AU, and All Africa Music Award, AFRIMA, holding on April 29, 2015 at the African Union Commission headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The theme of the conference is: "Using Music, Culture and Entertainment as tools for a new Africa". The conference will also feature the official unveiling of the 2015 AFRIMA calendar.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Rivers State has accused the State Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi and the All Progressives Congress (APC) of inducing members of the National Youth Service Corps with the sum of N5,000.00 each to fabricate evidence and sign affidavits and other documents to the effect that the just concluded elections in the State were manipulated.
On Tuesday, Bauchi State governor, Isa Yuguda sacked his Special Advisers, Senior Special Assistants, Special Assistants and Personal Assistants. The sack, however, did not affect the governor’s Special Adviser on Due Process and other aides working directly for him and his deputy.
It is gradually becoming impeachment season, as the Speaker of the Kebbi State House of Assembly, Hassan Shalla, has been impeached for alleged breach of trust and embezzlement of allowances of his colleagues.
Contrary to the news that Arik Airline is owing Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) the sum of N4 billion. It has been revealed that the airline company made the payments for the months of January, February, March , April, June , July, September and December last year.
As promised yesterday by President Goodluck Jonathan, the audit report of NNPC oil money has been released. However, the report released by PricewaterHouse Coopers PWC on the financial management of NNPC shows that there were many cases of duplicated subsidy payment by NNPC to many oil marketers in 2012 and 2013.