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Showing posts from August, 2015

Ex-Governor Akpabio involved in auto accident

The Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio who used to be the governor of Akwa Ibom state on Monday morning escaped death narrowly after his car got involved in an accident along the Airport Road in Abuja, having violated traffic law. According to a report by daily post An eye witness narrated that Senator Akpabio was moving in a

Forbes: Three ways to get poached from your current job

As the summer months wane, do you find yourself disgruntled about your current job, but wondering where you’ll find the time to hunt for a new one during the inevitable fall busy season that plagues most industries? You’re not alone.

Ini Edo says Husband's family crashed her wedding

Ini Edo was the guest on yesterday’s edition of the Rubbin’ minds hosted by media personality, Ebuka Uchendu and during the show, she addressed her failed marriage and more. In an emotional revelation, the actress said:”I got married early because I wanted a family. I think my Marriage was an experience which

Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi favoured to be next Ooni of Ife

They say the sun will rise and set, seasons will change their turns, and the youth will take over the old. The hourglass has been flipped, the Ooni of Ife,Oba Okunade Sijuade has gone to meet his ancestors and for Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi it is only the beginning. Take notice,


The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has confirmed the appointment of Mrs. Tomi Somefun as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Unity Bank Plc. This is coming on the heels of the departure of Henry J. Semenitari, who resigned his appointment with the Bank last month. The confirmation of Mrs. Tomi Somefun was contained in a letter to the Bank dated August 10, 2015, signed by its Director of Banking Supervision. An experienced professional with a depth of experience and knowledge of the Finance Industry, Tomi has over three decades of cognate experience of which 26 years were in the Banking Sector. She started her career in Accounting and Financial Consulting with Peat Marwick & Co, and subsequently Arthur Andersen & Co (now KPMG). She has worked in several areas across the Industry, spanning Treasury & Institutional Banking, Investment Banking, Retail and Commercial Banking. Prior to joining Unity Bank, she had a distinguished career with United Bank for Africa whe

Martel 300: World oldest and Finest cognac house party in Lagos

Martell 300, the worldwide anniversary celebration of the oldest and finest Cognac House, took Lagos by storm on Saturday, August 8 th  2015. The brand hosted 80 VIPs, in Black-Tie, to the fine craftsmanship of this great Cognac House and the celebration of the french art-de-vivre that started it all.

How Genevieve Nnaji's Baby daddy got 3 girls pregnant at the same time

Bunmi Bevlyn Ogunleyimu shared this touching story of how Nigerian actress Genevieve's baby daddy abandoned her after getting 3 girls pregnant at the same time. Read below This is another true life story. When I was preparing for JAMB, I went for a special

Money: OAU makes N200 Million from post UTME

    Following the introduction of the post-UTME into tertiary institutions in Nigeria, most schools have been making good money off admission seekers. A statement issued the public relations officer of Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile Ife (OAU) shows that no fewer than 27,000

The Press Release Is Dead. Let It Rest In Peace!” ID Africa COO Femi Falodun Speaks On The New Age Of Social PR

The Abuja Hall, NECA House, Lagos on Wednesday July, 2015 witnessed a fiery exposition of modern Public Relations practice as Marketing expert Femi Falodun delivered a presentation entitled "Who Is Afraid Of Social PR?"   Speaking to an audience of Public Relations practitioners at the NIPR Social Digital Workshop, the ID Africa COO pointedly asserted that the days of conventional media relations in PR are over and have been replaced with communication methods which are increasingly more customized and relatable to each recipient.   In his words,  "The era of blind mass emailing and generic press releases is dead and buried – please stop sending out those horrible email blasts! No one reads them anymore! In order to be effective, PR messages now must be targeted, customized & localized based on factors like content type, medium of communication, behavior, education and interests of target audiences and connections between users."

Sex Workers Protest Killings of Collegues in Abeokuta

Sex workers in Abeokuta organized a protest to raise awareness over the disappearance and killings of their members. Vanguard reported that there was mild drama in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Monday night, as scores of commercial sex workers staged a candlelight procession in honour of their colleagues, who were allegedly killed by suspected ritualists, weekend. Dressed in black apparels, the sex workers, who stormed the state secretariat of Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Oke-Ilewo, Abeokuta, wailed as they mourned their colleagues. One of the dead, who was simply identified as Sitira, was found dead at a refuse dump site at Olomoore junction in Abeokuta on Sunday morning. Suspected ritualists were said to have abandoned the corpse of the 23-year-old prostitute after severing some flesh from her body. The late Sitira was said to have been thrown off a moving Sport Utility Vehicle, SUV, along Abeokuta-Lagos Expressway. Speaking with reporters, the protesters claimed that beside Sitira, an


The International Committee of All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, in partnership with African Union Commission, AUC, has announced a staggering submission of entries with a total of 2,558 for AFRIMA2015 edition at the close of submission of entries on Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 2400hrs CAT. The entries were received on the AFRIMA website and social media platforms from African artistes, record companies, and music/entertainment journalists from across the continent and the Diaspora whose works were produced between May 31, 2014 and July 31, 2015 in accordance with the stipulated guidelines by the academy of the jury of AFRIMA. But more exciting are the entries from artistes of African origin living abroad and non-African countries which shows the global recognition of AFRIMA, which is in partnership with the African Union Commission, ONE Campaign and Africa 2.0. The entries received for the 2015 edition is progressively higher than the 2014 edition of 2,025 entries with 79.2%. Out

Shoppers note:Inside Shoprite Ibadan By Niyi Tabiti

By Niyi Tabiti It was fun visiting the two Shoprite outlets in Ibadan. One is located at Dugbe, while the other one known as The Palms is situated along Ring Road, Ibadan. The old Kokodome is now a spectacular place for shoppers, and onlookers too! Light traffic: Just like most places in Ibadan, the traffic was light.