Kalejaye’s work that won the Felabration award.
By Ayodele Efunla
A winner has emerged from the third edition of Felabration artwork competition, which is a part of the 2019 Felabration events.
Olusegun Kalejaye was announced as the winner by a panel of judges comprising Prince Yemisi Shyllon, Sarah Boulos and Mufu Onifade at an event that took place last night at the Kalakuta Museum in Lagos.
Theo Lawson, Dede Mabiaku and Tosin Odebunmi at the event on Saturday 28 Sept.
Salaudeen kamaldeen who won last year’s competition came second this year while Barry Yusuf clinched the third position.
The theme for this year “Teacher, don’t … >>> Read Full Story
Former Director General of the National Sports Commission, Otunba Gbenga Elegbeleye, proves the maxim that when one door closes, another opens. Having given the tough terrain of politics a crack, the native of Àkókò in Ondo State found the waters too muddy to wade through. Faced with setbacks and opposition at every turn, he decided to ditch that arena, at least temporarily, and return to his first love, sports.
But while rumours abounded that the former honorable member of the House of Representatives representing Àkókò North-East/West would float a sports-related venture, perhaps a football club, Gbenga decided to surprise everyone. He had observed how NairaBet … >>> Read Full Story
By Chris Onuoha
Beyond a celebration of journeys and discussion of their contributions to the advancement of global affairs, African Women on Board (AWB) a non-profit organisation, run by African women including those in the diaspora, has embarked on series of programmes built to advance and improve women in Africa.
L-R: Gbemi Abudu, Fellow African Women on Board (AWB), Dr. Nkiru Balonwu (l), founder AWB, Prof Chioma Agomo, Trustee AWB and Olu Arowolo Verhejien at AWB’s media briefing to announce their programmes and activities in the lead up to AWB’s global launch on the 26th of September tagged African Women on Board at the UN … >>> Read Full Story
Senator Douye Diri: PDP candidate, working with an APC member to disqualify APC rival
A member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Peter Ozobo is working in cahoots with the Peoples Democratic Party to disqualify the APC candidate, David Lyon and his running mate Biobarakuma Degi from taking part in the Bayelsa governorship election in November.
Ozobo has filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Abuja, challenging the conduct of the party’s governorship primaries.
Ozobo sued the APC candidate in the state, David Lyon, and his running mate, claiming a default in the primaries that produce them as the party’s flag bearers.… >>> Read Full Story
Efficient generation and distribution of electricity in Nigeria has over the years remained a sore point and the major threat to economic growth and development after poor macroeconomic policies of government. Varied measures including the transfer of major power infrastructures from government to private hands have failed to engender efficiency in the sector. Nosa James-Igbinadolor writes
Nigeria has a calamitous electricity situation that is the second major constraint to economic development after bad macroeconomic policies of government. Some 55 per cent of the population has no access to electricity and out of the total energy consumption, traditional biomass such as firewood and charcoal accounts for … >>> Read Full Story
By Funmi Komolafe
In the next couple of days, we should be moving to the end of September, while many are singing new songs of joy, others are waiting to celebrate and be celebrated.
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Life is a mixed bag of ups and downs but as Christians we have a redeemer in our Lord Jesus and we are confident that because He lives, we shall overcome.
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As human beings we are sometimes confronted with challenges that are beyond our capacity to resolve. These challenges … >>> Read Full Story
Indian authorities have deported a Nigerian who was booked for cybercrime offence, while also overstaying his visa.
The Nigerian, identified as Valentine Kevin was deported on Friday with a flight coming to Lagos.
He arrived India in 2014 on a medical visa.
After his visa expired, he stayed put in the country, living in Hyderabad In August he was arrested by Cyberadad police as a suspect in a fraud case.
The case led to his being handed over to the Indian immigration department.
Some Nigerians, including women have in recent times been arrested with fake Ivory Coast passports, reported Times of India.
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