200 migrants from Nigeria, others drown in Mediterranean

It was a tragic start to New Year for migrants from Nigeria and other countries as hundreds of them crossing to Italy and Spain were feared dead in the Mediterranean Sea, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has said.

Dakuku Peterside berates Wike over offer on criminals in Rivers

DG NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside

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By Dr. Dakuku Peterside

Wike’s latest offer on criminals, another smokescreen to cover failure

The latest broadcast by Rivers State Governor, Ezebuwon Nyesom Wike, CON, GSSRS in which he named and placed cash ransom on certain 32 verified notorious cultists, kidnappers, terrorists and murderers in 12 local government areas is a mere smokescreen to cover the failure of his regime to protect the people he swore to an oath to protect.

P Diddy sets to offer $1m contract to little boy in H&M Advert

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Reports state that Diddy, founder and CEO of Sean John, will offer $1 million contract to the little boy from the H&M ad. 

Book blurb: “I was trying to describe what it feels like”

By Noy Holland
400 pages; Counterpoint

Over the past two decades, Noy Holland has been quietly publishing some of the finest short stories written in the English language. This collection brings together 44 of her best. 

Omoku Massacre: “Protect Rivers people or resign,” Amaechi tells Wike

Hon. Minister of Transportation and former Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi

In the wake of the new year day killings that took place in Omoku, Rivers State, the immediate past governor of the State, and the Honourable Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has, in a broadcast on Monday, charged the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to live up to his responsibility of securing people of the State or resign his position as governor.

Views from America: A Sojourner's Memoirs for launch Dec. 28

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The book, "Views from America: A Sojourner’s Memoirs- A Repertoire of Action for Nigeria’s Development", authored by Dr. Acho Orabuchi, a Nigerian in the Diaspora, will be officially unveiled on Dec. 28, 2017 at Rockview Conference and Seminar hall, Government Layout, Owerri,  Imo State by 11am. 

Tantoloun: African dance with voices and other stories

Tosin Oyebisi on guitar, with the group performing at As'Tele  

"Dance is King", says Tantoloun Productions. And they hold their statement as golden, because many young Africans are able to express themselves through dance and tell their stories; stories of transformation, stories of hunger for identity and a quest to build on existing knowledge.

Foundation awards scholarship to 5 less-privileged students in FCT

Mrs Judith Amaechi, wife of the Honourable Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi,  and the initiator of the Israel Ibeleme Foundation, Mr. Israel Ibeleme giving school bags and books to the students
By Lizzy Okoji

The Israel Ibeleme Foundation on Wednesday awarded scholarships to five outstanding less privileged students of the Junior Secondary (JSS) School, Fossa, FCT, Abuja.

SON raids Lagos shops, warehouse in sustained battle against substandard goods

File Photo: SON DG, Osita Aboloma, addressing newsmen at a site
where the agency destroys fake and substandard products 

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has raided shops and sealed warehouse where millions of substandard pasta, sugar were stocked in Lagos.
Some of the shops were located in markets where the substandard goods are being sold.