Strong Girls Unite Against Poverty
AN outstanding line-up of top women musicians from across Africa including Nigeria’s Waje, Omotola and Yemi Alade have joined forces with ONE Campaign to create a brand new song called Strong Girl, a rally cry to empower girls and women everywhere.
Day Stars Got Abakiliki Dancing
Abakiliki, the capital of Ebonyi State came alive last weekend, as the Star Music Trek train rolled into the Abakiliki Township Stadium with an action-packed night of fun and music.
Hajia Fatima Okunuga… Thriving In Untested Waters
From being a mere general contracts company, Hajia Fatima Kehinde Okunuga has grown her company, Kalila Nigeria Limited, into a very formidable telecommunication supports company in Nigeria. The feat and her story becomes interesting given her exploits in the male-dominated sector - telecommunications engineering.
To Transform The Economy, Buhari Should Set Ambitious Goals, Says Expert
WITH biting unemployment, dwindling crude oil price in the global market, heavy import dependency and a poverty rate that stands at 73 per cent in the rural areas of the country, the Nigerian economy is unarguably in dire straits.
Ado-Bayero: From Emirate To The Ports Authority
RECENTLY, there was a change of guard at the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) following President Goodluck Jonathan’s appointment of the prince of Kano Emirate, and great scion of Late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Abdullahi Bayero, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Ado-Bayero as the new helmsman. Ado Bayero, who is also Ciroman Kano, took over from Mallam Habib Abdullahi.
Treading The Path Of Eternal Glory
THE person God describes as ‘‘a man after my heart” should be studied carefully. ‘‘I have found David, a man after my own heart,” Acts 13: 22. Let us examine the life of David as one who treaded the path of eternal glory. David had a humble start but a terrific finish. He began as a shepherd, ending up a king. The chances of that happening were slim to none. Among the ancients, shepherds were so low on the totem pole that they couldn’t testify in a court of law. Their word wasn’t considered reliable.
Nigerian show promoters don’t respect rappers—Terry tha Rapman
One of Nigeria's foremost rappers, Terry Madaki, popularly known as`` Terry thaRapman’’, has expressed displeasure at showbiz promoters in the country for not giving rappers due recognition. The artiste said the promoters had not accorded the desired respect to rappers, adding that their worth was yet to be appreciated in the nation's entertainment industry. ``In…
Nigerian Idol Season V: The Journey So Far
AS the Etisalat- sponsored Nigerian Idol Season 5 enters its Top- 12 stage, a sneak peek at the journey so far, shows that the television reality show has been absolutely thrilling and engaging. It has also recorded two ‘firsts’, the Ibadan audition, which produced the highest golden card tickets of all the regions visited by…
Masekela, Kunle Ayo, Nombulelo, Simphiwe, Vilakazi Others Unite Against Xenophobia
SOUTH Africa-based artistes and other artistes from around Africa, have taken a stand against Xhenophobia. The artistes group is convened by Nigerian-born guitarist and producer, Kunle Ayo, and South African vocalist, Nombulelo Maqetuka; they recorded a song, We Are Africans, to add their voice to the #NoToXhenophobia campaign.