Emmanuel Ogbeche

Stella Damasus, Ademinokan launch ’Mon Afrik TV’

Renowned Nollywood actress, Stella Damasus, has partnered with award-winning filmmaker and director, Daniel Ademinokan, to launch the test transmission of their online television station, “Mon Afrik TV.’’

According to Stella, Mon Afrik TV is a blend of BET, MTV, E-ONLINE, NBC [...]

Sun, 20 December 2015


Sam Empowerment Foundation held its end of year party for orphans and vulnerable children

Sam Empowerment Foundation held its end of year party for orphans and vulnerable children, in IDP camps, penultimate Saturday at the Abuja Zoological Garden. Here are some of the children at the party. Photo: SEF. 

 

Sun, 20 December 2015


Regrets, panic over release of ’looters’ list

Indications emerged weekend that those who have made some returns to the Federal Government are now regretting their action, with most of them said to be panicky as to the outcome of the disclosure by President Muhammadu Buhari that their names will soon be made public.

Buhari at a lecture by t [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Presidential deadline on Boko Haram

In about two weeks’ time, the deadline for the defeat of Boko Haram, the militant sect that has terrorised the North East of Nigeria in particular, and the entire country, will elapse. The significance is not about the timeline being met or not but the boldness of President Muhammadu Buhari to v [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Multiple taxation in FCT is hurting our biz - Hotel owners

The Hotel Owners Forum Abuja, HOFA, has decried the issue of multiple taxation, lamenting that it was hurting their business.

President of HOFA, Dr Bola Onigbogi, made this known at the annual dinner of the forum in Abuja on Friday.

She said that because if the visibility of hotel busine [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Jummai Ahmadu’s heart of gold

John Holmes aptly captures the essence of Mrs. Jummai Ahmadu when he said; “There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.”

Over the past few years, the founder of Helpline Foundation based in Abuja has defied the odds to every December r [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


When Aruma Oteh showed up

Do you remember her? Yea, you do. It is hard to forget Ms. Aruma Oteh, the attractive and brainy ex-Director General of the Security and Exchange Commission, SEC.

It is not just about her compelling presence that one cannot just forget, but the fact that during her tenure she courted controvers [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Mahmood’s inconclusive infancy

In Igbo oral tradition it is common to say that a chick that will grow to maturation is known from infancy. This saying is held sacrosanct not just where it emerged from, but in most communities in Nigeria.

As a people of traditions and wisecracks, it will not be farfetched to situate Prof. Yak [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


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