CKN Wins African Digital Heroes Award

Chris Kehinde Nwandu (CKN) was few days ago honoured with the prestigious African Digital Heroes Award alongside other distinguished Nigerians for my contribution to Nigeria’s Digital Age . I was a pioneer in the telecom industry when about 20 years ,I organized the formal launch and take off of the first Wireless Internet Company in Nigeria operated by Communications Trend Ltd owners of Supernet300 owned by Chief Uzo Udemba as the 1st AGM MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS alongside my other colleagues like Robbie Honerkamp Chii Ezirim Nwanoka Benjamin Udeze Ijeoma…

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Majek Fashek: Before the Rain…what Happened to the Mystic Man? – By Azuka Jebose

The road to Majek’s passages through Nigeria’s music business which turned the music scene into his freeway of love, affection, turbulence and troubled soul, was constructed the late seventies. By the end of the seventies decade, Nigeria’s pop culture was saturated by musicians seeking fame, fortune and to a few extents, misfortune and nightmare, through the funk-influenced genre of music. In 1979, the Eastern Nigeria based psychedelic funk band, Sweet Breeze, a rebrand of the 1960s and early 1970s funk band, Fuel For Love, charmed our music world with a…

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FG reduces visa fee for US citizens to $160

The federal government has reduced the fee payable by citizens of the United States applying for Nigerian visas. The development came just 24 hours after the US government increased visa fee for Nigerians as a response to the high fee previously charged by the Nigerian authorities for American citizens. “The attention of the ministry of Interior has been drawn to the introduction of reciprocity of Visa Fees by the United States of America. The ministry acknowledges that there were engagements with the United States embassy on the issue and in…

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Ota To Host World Tourism Day

***OTA as the host Community to celebrate World Tourism Day 2019 on the theme ‘History and Tourism: A symbiotic relation’. The Global Tourism Institutions: European Council on Tourism and Trade and European Tourism Academy had decided to emphasize on this year celebration the role of tourism and culture as the pivot of world tourism industry celebrated every September 27 around the world. The ECTT consideras that on his premises the purpose of World Tourism Day is to foster awareness among the international community on the importance of tourism and its…

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Man Jumps on Airplane in Lagos

There was palpable anxiety at the Lagos Airport on Friday when an unknown man carrying a bag climbed the fuselage of an aircraft getting ready for take off. The aircraft which had passengers on board was parked at the apron preparatory for taxing through the taxiway into the runway . Having beaten the security surveillance to gain access to the apron, the man climbed the aircraft through the dude to hang at the compartment housing the fuselage. Passengers onboard the aircraft who recorded the unauthorized activities were confused shouting and…

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INFLATION RATE DROPS TO 11.22% -NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics on Monday said the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation rate dropped to 11.22 per cent in June 2019. It is the lowest inflation since July 2018. The NBS disclosed this in its latest inflation report posted on its website. The agency said the inflation dropped by 0.18 per cent points year-on-year basis from the 11.40 per cent recorded in May. It also said that on month-on-month basis, the headline index increased by 1.07 per cent in June, representing 0.04 per cent rate lower…

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South Africa grants Ghana, 6 others visa-free entry status, Nigeria excluded

The Department of Home Affairs says the country’s new eVisa system will launch in November 2019, and it has added new nations to the list of countries that can enter South Africa visa-free. According to a report by Business Tech and tweeted via the unverified Twitter handle of Home Affairs @HomeAffairsSA on Wednesday, seven new countries can now visit South Africa visa-free. The report quoted the South African Minister of Home Affairs, Aaron Motsoaledi, as having announced that seven new countries will be added to the list of nations that…

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Cradle of civilisation: Ancient Babylon becomes World Heritage Site at last

Babylon, Iraq: The ancient city of Babylon, first referenced in a clay tablet from the 23rd century BC, has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, following decades of lobbying by Iraq. The decision came at a vote at a UNESCO World Heritage Committee meeting in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku on Friday. It makes the ancient Mesopotamiam city on the Euphrates River the sixth world heritage site within the borders of a country known as a cradle of civilisation. Iraqi President Barham Salih said the city, now an archaeological ruin, was returned to…

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NIGERIA FASHION SHOW UNVEILING LIGHTS UP ABUJA

It was an evening of glamour and razmataz as Transcorp Hilton Abuja hosted the Nigeria Fashion Show reality Tv series’ unveiling event. In attendance were top deplomats, captains of industry, top government functionaries, Abuja socialites and fashionistas. Guests arrived to the red carpet and networking cocktails from 5pm. The event kicked off by 6.45pm by the hosts of the evening – Julius Agu and Inya Ode. The 20 young designers that were being unveiled were introduced by Lexy Mojo-Eyes, CEO of Legendary Gold Limited, organizers of the Nigeria Fashion Show.…

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Incredible photos inside 4,000 year old tomb discovered in Eqypt

A 4,400-year-old tomb has just been discovered in Egypt. Archaeologists found the crypt near the pyramids at Giza’s western necropolis, just outside Cairo. Man almost died after knuckle-cracking gave him flesh-eating bug The tomb is thought to belong to a priestess known as Hetpet, who was apparenlty close to ancient Egyptian royals of the 5th Dynasty. The enclosure, which is made of mud brick, is decorated with paintings of Hetpet observing different hunting and fishing scenes. There are also drawings of a monkey that may have been her pet. A…

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