This week, CNN’s ‘African Voices’ features Mo Abudu, one of Africa’s most prominent media figures, who has operated across both television and film in her career.Reporting from Lagos, Nigeria, the programme joins Abudu in her studio, where she serves as CEO of EbonyLife Television and EbonyLife Films.
Friday, 24 March 2017
On the 13th of March 2017, Transcorp Power Limited commissioned a 115MW gas turbine to much fanfare. This commissioning is one of three milestones the GENCO intends to achieve in order to increase the power plants total generating capacity to 850MW. This by all standards is truly an impressive feat considering the fact that the plant had a total generating capacity of 160MW when it was acquired by Transcorp Power Limited, barely three years ago. As remarkable as the commissioning was to those at the event, the plants CSR initiatives and commitment to empowering those in the host communities that surround the Ughelli power plant managed to gain equal applause.
The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), an African founded and funded 21st century philanthropic organization committed to entrepreneurship development, ushers in an additional 1,000 African entrepreneurs. Applications were received from over 93,000 entrepreneurs across 55 African countries - over 100% increase from 2016, and nearly quadruple of the 2015 application numbers.
Egypt's ex-President, Hosni Mubarak is reported to have been allowed to go free after years in detention that followed his fall from power in the country's revolution in 2011.
Kwame Asiamah, a 42-year old allegedly had anal sex with his own 3-year old daughter at Asenua near Mamponteng in the Ashanti region of Ghana. The man who is currently at large did not only subject his daughter (name withheld) to anal sex but had vaginal sex with her.
Senator, Ben Murray-Bruce has shared photos of himself and Cherie Blair, the wife of former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair at a cocktail that took place in London. See more photos after the cut…
Thursday, 23 March 2017
A prosecution witness, Nuhu Dalhatu, on March 23, 2017 told a Federal High Court, Abuja, that about N800 million used for the construction of a shopping mall linked to Alex Badeh, a former Chief of Air Staff, was traced to the Nigeria Air Force, NAF’s account.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC today, March 23, 2017 secured the conviction and sentences of the duo of Innocent Uche Clinton and Emmanuel Okanni before Justice Sa'ad Muhammad of the Gombe State High Court on two count charge bordering on conspiracy and theft.
An unidentified man, who was involved in hit and run accident on Thursday around Ile Zik inward Old Abeokuta-Agege Expressway, Lagos State has been rescued by officers of Rapid Response Squad.
The Economic and Financial Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, 22nd March, 2017 secured another conviction in the ongoing N8bn Currency Mutilation Scam before Justice Joyce Abdul Malik of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, Oyo State.
The Senate has on Thursday approved the nomination of 45 non-career ambassadors. However, two nominees were rejected, they are, Sylvanus Nsofor of Imo State and Jacob Daodu of Ondo State.
A South African woman has given a shocking given shocking details on how she was gang-raped. She said that on Sunday, while with her 10-year-old son, she hailed a taxi. The men in the vehicle then her held at gunpoint and raped her, while her son was ordered to lie face-down on the floor.
Nigeria's national football team, Super Eagles have asked the organisers of their friendly game against Senegal tonight in London if they can pay tribute to the victims of yesterday's terror attack in Westminster.
The trial of Olisa Metuh, a former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, continued on March 22, 2017 with his counsel, Onyeachi Ikpeazu, SAN, moving a motion seeking for what was tantamount to a stay of proceedings pending the ruling of the Supreme Court on his "no-case submission" appeal.
Here are photos of night view of the newly built Pedestrian Bridge in Ojota, Lagos State. The bridge will be commissioned tomorrow, Friday, March 24,by the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode. See one more photo after the cut…
A 24-year-old man, Chima Ezeakolam has been arraigned in an Apapa Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for beating his sister, Queen Ezeakolam to plup over a plate of extra food.
As part of efforts at recognising hard work and commitment to duty, Promasidor Nigeria Limited recently rewarded thirty-four staff of the company that have worked for 10, 15, and 20 years at a long service awards ceremony during the weekend.
The Nigerian National team, the Super Eagles will today play against the Teranger Lions of Senegal in a friendly match at The Hive Barnet FC Stadium, London.
Talented actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has celebrated her husband, Matthew Ekeinde as he turns a year older today. She also mentioned they are celebrating their 21 years wedding anniversary today.
A registered sex offender, Yoel Oberlander has admitted that he improperly touched a woman aboard a flight from Israel to the U.S. last year. He pleaded guilty Wednesday to assault with intent to commit stalking, federal prosecutors in New Jersey say.
Thank You for being there for me all these years – Tuface & Annie Idibia celebrate 4th wedding anniversary
Pop singer, Tuface Idibia and his wife, actress, Annie Idibia are celebrating their 4th wedding anniversary today. He took to Instagram to show appreciation for her support over the years.
It has been disclosed that some traders in Lagos spray insecticide on beans for preservation and later sell them to unsuspected members of the public. The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, Fatai Owoseni said this in Lagos on Wednesday.
Gunmen on Tuesday shot dead two policemen guarding a microfinance ban in Kubwa, Bwari area of Abuja. The policemen were escorting some bank officials to the bank’s main branch at Dutsen Alhaji around 4pm when the incident happened.
Four people were killed, including a police officer, and at least 40 other people were injured in an attack in London that authorities have declared a terrorist incident. A man believed to be the attacker was also killed, shot by police at the scene.
President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned Wednesday’s terrorist attack near the United Kingdom Parliament Building at Westminster, London.
Wednesday, 22 March 2017
The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has requested the posting of Corps members trained in some specialised skills to help in the achievement of its mandate.
The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Ms Yewande Sadiku made the request during a visit to the Director-General, Brigadier General Sulaiman Kazaure, at the National Directorate Headquarters, Abuja.
Real Naija Ladies of Dallas premiere becomes one of the classiest events hosted by Nigerian in Dallas, Texas
It was all glitz and glam at the Premiere of the Real Naija Ladies of Dallas which held on Thursday March 16 2017 at the prestigious Magnolia Theatre in the Uptown West Village area of Dallas, Texas.
Guests were treated upon arrival to the finest Asian cuisine and and also had a chance to wine and dine while taking photos on the red carpet. The event was nothing shy of classy and sophisticated.
The management of National Youths Service Corps has released mpbilization time table for the 2017 Batch A service. Continue to see the time table below…
Singer, Mariah Carey has disclosed that her popular single, ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’ has been shot into a movie. "A #Dream come true 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' will be a movie. I am so thrilled! Follow @AllIWantMovie to learn more!" She tweeted.
The Airforce lady, Sholape Oladipupo, who was shot dead by his colleague/lover recently will be buried tomorrow Thursday March 23, 2017.
The multiple suicide bombing reported during early hours of Wednesday March 22 occurred at the Gulumba temporary Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp, opposite Muna garage in Borno state. According to eyewitnesses, many people died in the explosion that happened at 3am. Continue to see more graphic photos after the cut…
Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s most innovative banking services provider, has taken another giant step towards being the timeless wealth partners with its stakeholders, as it sponsored a one-day JAMB Seminar for the Ifako-Ijaiye students.
Four girls on penultimate Saturday got drown in River Danko in Galadimawa community, outskirt of Abuja. The river is now dreaded as residents said there were more deaths in it, recalling that a motorcyclist also drowned in it barely two days after the death of the girls.
A 14-year-old girl has been shot on the head by two 16-year-old boys, who she has been annoying with Snapchat messages. Two boys are accused of attempted murder, aggravated robbery and obstructing justice for attacking Deserae Turner.