The Board of Trustees, (BOT), of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, penultimate Monday, kicked embattled Ejike Asiegbu out of office as its national president, and set up a caretaker committee, headed by Kanayo .O. Kanayo (KOK) with a mandate to reposition the body as well as conduct a fresh election to usher in a new administration within the next six months or thereabout.Read More
If were familiar with the NTA Channel 10 popular TV dramas such as, â€˜Tales by Moonlightâ€ and â€œAfter the Stormâ€ aired in the 80s, the name, Livinus Nnochiri will strike no strange chord to your ears. Nnochiri was one of the earliest talents in Nigeria who started out from the stage, before moving to the big screen.Read More
Emma Ogosi may not be a house hold name today, but history will forever remember him as one of the pioneers of country music, a genre of music made popular in Nigeria by Bongos Ikwue. A former Air Force officer who passed out from the Air Force school with the likes of the late Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Ibrahim Alfa, Gentleman Ogosi, as the Asaba, Delta State born ,is better known by friends and relations, has certainly paid his dues in the music industry.Read More
Itâ€™s almost a month since we celebrated June 12 as the watershed in Nigeria quest for democracy.
But beyond the shore of Nigeria, June 12 is beginning to have a similar significance for democracy especially in Iran and Turkey. June 12, 1993 was the day we celebrate the victory of a free and fair election in Nigeria as much as we mourn the tragedy of the abortion of that free and fair election.
Who should be older in a relationship- the man or the woman? What happens if the woman finds out that the man she wants to marry is younger? Will she go on with the wedding or simply walk away? Should the age difference be an obstacle to true love?Read More
Some people now say what is going on in the Niger Delta is NOT war. They say it out, loud and clear. It sent me post haste to the meaning of war as described in the dictionary: â€œarmed fighting between states, countries, or factions.â€Read More
South Africa recently held its Election without the storm of protest that usually trails elections in places like Nigeria. Mrs Papela a member of the South African electoral Commission told Saturday Vanguard in an interview recently what they do to electoral offenders. Enjoy it.Read More
A woman of vim and vigour, Ms Temitope Ajayi, has a lot going for her. After several years of her sojourn in the United States leading thousands of Nigerians in the Diaspora, she cleverly chose to return with a wonderful initiative. Her passion, even while in US, was what she calls caring for the young-adult. It was not a surprise when she decided to introduce an agricultural empowerment programme for young farmers in her beloved country.Read More
Nigeria head coach Amodu Shaibu said Saturday evening that his players must be thoroughly focused on their 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia billed for Abuja on September 6. His lads came out of the â€˜Rades cauldronâ€™ with a valuable point from a 0-0 draw that could prove decisive for the campaign but the 50-year-old was not celebrating as he addressed them in the dressing room after the game.Read More
Former Secretary-Gener-al of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Sani Toro, has said that the Super Eagles now have their 2010 World Cup qualification in their hands after their goalless draw with Tunisia in Rades on Saturday.Read More
IF Middle East and Africa mobile operator Zain Group finally agrees to sell its Celtel Africa unit to the French company, new Orange, allegedly bidding for it, the Nigerian operation of the company may be heading for the 6th time name change.
The company is reported to be fascinated in this deal as it is expected to rake in up to USD 12 billion to its coffers.
Reports that the Minister of Information and Communications, Prof. Dora Akunyili unilaterally cancelled the sale of the 2.3GHz frequency band was at the weekend, debunked by the Ministry, describing it as being far from the truth.Read More
The House of Representa tives Chairman on Communication, Honorable Dave Salako at the weekend in Lagos expressed satisfaction at Etisalat outstanding quality of service as indicated in the performance report released recently by the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC).Read More
Following the success of the maiden edition of MTN Project Fame competition, Nigerians youths turned out in their thousands at Fantasyland, Ikoyi and Ultima Studios, Ogba, for the auditions of MTN Project Fame Season 2 which kicks off next month.Read More
Welcome to your regular column. Last week, I taught on the nutritional contents of the Word and the weapons in the Word. This week, I will show you how to access the treasures in the Word of God.Read More