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Monday, 31 July 2017

At Chief Bisi Ogunjobi's book launch at NIIA, Lagos

L-R: Guest of Honour, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina; Chairman of the Occasion, Prince Julius Adelusi Adeluyi; Book Author, Chief Bisi Ogunjobi, Chief Seyi Omosore and Chief Launcher, Arch. Femi Majekodunmi during the book launch title; A journey in African Development (Auto-Biography) and Transformative Paradigms in African Development Pix King Solomon Ekhaiyeme

DStv HOLDS CUSTOMER FORUM IN ABUJA

L-R: MultiChoice Nigeria Branch Manager, Abuja,Sadiya Sadq; Public Relations Manager, MultiChoice Nigeria, Caroline Oghuma; MultiChoice Super Dealer, Innocent Okonkwo and Regulatory Affairs Manager, Gozie Onumonu during the DStv Customer Forum held at Reiz Continental Hotel, Abuja.

NEWLY ELECTED CHAIRMAN HON. (ENGR). MOJEED ALABI BALOGUN OF IKEJA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND COUNCILLORS SWORN IN

Photo by Temitope Aina

THE NEW ELECTED COUNCILLOR OF IKEJA LOCAL GOVERNMENT :

Friday, 28 July 2017

Ghanaian/Nollywood Actress Ella Mensah shows off new look

Expectations, Excitement as 108 Students Contest To Be 2017 Cowbellpedia Mathematics TV Quiz Show Champions


Four months after 51,018 students sat for the Cowbellpedia Qualifying Examination nationwide, the stage is set for the Cowbellpedia Mathematics TV Quiz Show where 108 students will engage in battle for the ultimate prize.

Yusuf: The insolent child of impunity


By Louis Odion, FNGE

Those tempted to view corruption only in materialist terms, overlooking the abstract subversion of norms and values, will perhaps be forced to have a rethink by simply following the farcical drama currently unfolding at the National Health Insurance Scheme.
Equating his kinship with President Buhari to a talisman, Usman Yusuf was not content at only breaking all extant service rules as the Executive Secretary; he went a step further by daring constituted authorities at the health ministry to hold him to account.

Nominees List for The 11th Edition of Nigeria Media Nite Out Awards out soon

Two months to go, and activities are in top gear for the 11th edition of the prestigious Nigerian Media Nite-Out Award.

The event billed for Lagos, comes up in September 17, 2017. Presently, it’s a gradual gathering of momentum, attracting rave attention from the socio-economic aspects of the country.

FG commends Heritage Bank commitment to entertainment industry

Fela Ibidapo, Group Head, Corporate Communications, Heritage Bank Plc; Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; a Poet, Titilope Sonuga and Ag. Chief Risk Officer, Heritage Bank, Dike Dimiri
The Federal Government has commended Heritage Bank Limited, Nigeria’s Most Innovative Banking Service Provider, for its commitment to the development and growth of the creative industry.

I WEPT LAST SUNDAY! - Bishop Dr Chris ODM

AM STILL IN TEARS!


 
WELCOME TO THE MANNA MIDWEEK FIRE PRAYERS - to 174 countries!

LAST SUNDAY'S MIDYEAR WORLD ANOINTING SERVICE HUMBLED ME!

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Dad used to encourage my teachers to beat me when I was naughty – Senator Kaka’s son Ayotunde


Sometimes, one wonders what life could be, living in Nigeria as a
first son of a two term Senator, ex Commissioner and former Deputy Governor of Ogun State.

That has been the privileged lifestyle that Hamzat Ayotunde Kaka the first son of Senator Sefiu Adegbenga Kaka, has lived in the past years.

Lagos celebrates Appeal Court judgment, as NIWA goes to Supreme Court

Boss Mustapha NIWA CEO
The supremacy of control of waterways in Lagos State seems to still be in the news, despite the recent Court of Appeal judgment that gave Lagos State some clout over the waterways in the state.
The latest news now is that, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), has taken the matter to the Supreme Court. 

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

ONIMAMA FAUSIYA AND LEYE WILLIAMS CLINCH ARIYA REPETE 2017 GRAND PRIZE


L-R: Funso Ayeni, Senior Brand Manager, Regional Mainstream Brands, NB Plc; Leye Williams, Grand Prize winner of One Million Naira and a recording deal in the Juju T’o Gbayi category; Franco Maria Maggi, Marketing Director, NB Plc; Onimama Fausiya, Grand Prize winner of One Million Naira and a recording deal in the Fuji T’o Bam category and Olubukola Dare, Regional Business Manager, Ibadan.
Fausiya, a budding female Fuji musician from Ilorin, Kwara State clinched the overall prize of One Million Naira plus a recording deal in the Fuji category, while Leye Williams, a talented Juju artiste from Osun State clinched the same prize of One Million Naira with a recording deal in the Juju category.

Friday, 21 July 2017

PEARL AWARDS NITE HOLDS NOVEMBER 2017

The annual award ceremony for winners at the Nigerian Capital Market popularly known as PEARL Awards Nigeria, will this year 2017 take place on Sunday November 26, 2017 at the prestigious Eko Hotel & Suites Lagos, with the theme “Winning with Tenacity”.

OLUBADAN OFFERS ROYAL BLESSINGS FOR GOLDBERG AND ARIYA REPETE


His Royal Majesty, Oba Saliu Akanmu Olasupo Adetunji, the Olubadan of Ibadanland has pronounced his Royal blessings on Goldberg, a brand from the stables of Nigerian Breweries Plc for being a preserver of the Yoruba culture and tradition in the Southwest region. 

AMAECHI to address Inland waterways stakeholders at NIWA ICE 2017

Nigeria's Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi will on Tuesday 25, July, engage stakeholders in a discuss on the Nigerian coastal and waterways at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Speaking to newsmen yesterday, Engr. Muazu Sambo the Area Manager of NIWA Lagos, said, “The event will be the 2nd International Conference And Exhibition, and will be put together, by the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA).”

TAYO OREKOYA's SPEECH THAT ANNOUNCED THE COMING OF PEARL AWARDS NITE 2017


PRESIDENT/CHIEF EXECUTIVE, PEARL AWARDS NIGERIA, MR TAYO OREKOYA’S ADDRESS AT THE 2017 PEARL AWARDS PRESS BRIEFING HELD AT THE AWARDS SECRETARIAT, AGIDINGBI-IKEJA, LAGOS ON JULY 18, 2017

The Secretary, PEARL Awards Board of Governors,
Distinguished Partners from the Media,
Chairman, Central Working Committee (CWC),
Chairmen of Sub-Committees
Members of the CWC,
Ladies and Gentlemen

On behalf of the Board of Governors and Secretariat of PEARL Awards Nigeria, I have the singular honour and privilege of welcoming you all to today’s

AT PANAFEST 25TH ANNIVERSARY COLLOQUIUM AND EXHIBITION 2017 IN LAGOS

Modu-Sheriff: The spirit of law

Markafi

By Louis Odion, FNGE

It is quite human for Ahmed Markafi and co to quickly imagine the worst storm is over following the legal life-line from the Supreme Court last week and therefore relapse to the iniquities and debauchery of the past. But unless the dominant faction of the beleaguered Peoples Democratic Party now has the sobriety to decode the hidden lessons in the adversity suffered in the past fifteen months, they may realize sooner than later their ululation was premature.

AT VISA LAUNCH IN LAGOS, NIGERIA


Wednesday, 19 July 2017

MANNA JULY 19TH 2017 MID-WEEK PROPHETIC PRAYERS! Now to 172 countries...From Bishop Dr. Chris, ODM

From Bishop Dr. Chris, OD
"FOUR THINGS LET US EVER KEEP IN MIND: GOD HEARS PRAYER, GOD HEEDS PRAYER, GOD ANSWERS PRAYER AND GOD DELIVERS BY PRAYER." - E. M. Bounds

No matter how the YEAR/MONTH/WEEK Has been, always remember:

"TEMPORARY DEFEAT IS NOT FAILURE UNTIL IT HAS BEEN ACCEPTED AS SUCH." - Napoleon Hill

THIS MIDWEEK'S PRAYER EMPHASIS IS ON THE SPIRITUAL PRINCIPLE AND IMPORTANCE OF GRAVES! HOSEA 13:14

THERE ARE TWO KINDS OF GRAVES!
(THE EVIL GRAVES AND PROPHETIC  GRAVES)

Skye Bank renews commitment to Debt Recovery

…rakes in N60billion from Debtors


Skye Bank’s renewed commitment to debt recovery and profitability is paying off as the bank has reportedly raked in over N60billion from its debtors through aggressive and robust debt recovery efforts in the last one year.

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Oyo Govt. warns against illegal Pension Processing

Oyo State Government has warned pensioners in the state to desist from patronizing individuals who collect illegal fees before processing their pension arrears and gratuities for them, urging that they should rather follow due process.

Monday, 17 July 2017

LAGOS LAUNCHES COMMUNITY TV TO SCALE UP GRASSROOTS DEVELOPMENT

…Seeks Active Participation Of CDCs, CDAs, Others
The Lagos State Government on Monday unveiled a new television programme tagged ‘Lagos Community Updates’ to advance development at the grassroots and engender active participation of the people at the local level in governance.

TEN CONTESTANTS SET FOR ARIYA REPETE GRAND FINALE IN IBADAN

(The 10 artistes selected to the final stage of Ariya Repete during the semi-final competition)

The keenly contested semi-final of Ariya Repete, the indigenous Yoruba music talent hunt competition organized by Goldberg from the stables of Nigerian Breweries Plc, has produced 10 contestants for the grand finale which will hold at the Trans Amusement Park, Ibadan, Oyo State, on Friday, July 21, 2017.

Saturday, 15 July 2017

Our Daily Manna JULY 2017 MID YEAR WORLD ANOINTING SERVICE

NOW: Sunday 23rd July 2017


DO YOU BELIEVE IN BREAKTHROUGH IN MATTERS AFFECTING YOUR LIFE?

Our Daily Manna ODM Interdenominational, Presents July 2017 World Anointing Service.

Friday, 14 July 2017

Enter Keyamo, SAN



BY Louis Odion FNGE

In his characterization of the good lawyer, iconic Separa William described him/her as one devoted to the protection and direction of his/her people. 

HEINEKEN AFRICA FOUNDATION AND NIGERIAN BREWERIES DONATE MULTI MILLION NAIRA NEO NATAL EQUIPMENT TO LUTH


(L-R): Honorable Bolaji Yusuf Ayinla, Member, Fed. House of Reps, Mushin II Constituency, Lagos; Kufre Ekanem, Corporate Affairs Adviser, NB Plc and Prof Olufemi Fasanmade, Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee and rep. of Chief Medical Director, LUTH.


Heineken Africa Foundation (HAF) in collaboration with Nigerian Breweries Plc (NB Plc) on Thursday, July 13, 2017, commissioned an upgraded neo natal ward at the Lagos University Teaching hospital, LUTH. 

Magu at the barricade of Abuja pirates



By Louis Odion, FNGE

The introduction lately of the impeachment kite into the ongoing tussle between the executive and the legislative branches over the jugular of the EFCC - and potentially the soul of Nigeria's still fragile democracy - has injected a new twist into what now clearly looks like the nation's most cynical power play in recent memory.
Much as no one has confirmed it, no one has denied either.

Global Interns Holds Career Guidance Workshop for Students in Lagos

Global Interns Nigeria, a student-centred organisation has concluded plans on its first phase of career guidance workshop dubbed “The Career Connect Series” for students in high schools and universities. It will hold on Tuesday August 22 at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Sunny ache out with new book 'My Shame My Pain'

Film and television producer Sunny ache is out with a new book titled ‘My Shame My Pain.’

Thursday, 13 July 2017

14th ABUJA INTERNATIONAL FILM AND VIDEO FESTIVAL set 9th – 13th of Oct.

Fidelis Duker

The 14th edition of Abuja International Film and Video Festival has been confirmed for 9th-13th of October 2017. Speaking on the plans for the forthcoming event, the Festival Director, Mr. Fidelis Duker, who founded the festival in 2004 as the first independent film festival in Nigeria, said this year’s edition will surpass previous year’s edition in the area of content and will have in attendance members of the Diplomatic Missions in Nigeria. 

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

digitXplus Nigeria Holds Facebook Academy in Lagos


digitxplus Nigeria with the support of Facebook Africa recently conducted Facebook Academy, the first of its kind in Lagos, Nigeria for their clients from West Africa.

MANNA JULY 12TH MID-WEEK PROPHETIC PRAYERS! Now to 172 countries...From Bishop Dr. Chris, ODM

"FOUR THINGS LET US EVER KEEP IN MIND: GOD HEARS PRAYER, GOD HEEDS PRAYER, GOD ANSWERS PRAYER AND GOD DELIVERS BY PRAYER." - E. M. Bounds
 

No matter how the YEAR/MONTH/WEEK Has been, always remember:

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

I wish I had become a professional footballer - Lagos Speaker, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa

Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa
If there is something that The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa misses, it is not having turned a professional footballer as a young man.

DEJI OF AKURE COMMENDS GOLDBERG, SHOWS SUPPORT FOR CULTURAL INITIATIVE


L-R: Funso Ayeni, Snr Brand Mgr, Nig. Breweries Plc; Tayo Adelaja, Public Affairs Mgr, West and Mid-west, Nig. Breweries Plc; HRM, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi (Odundun ıı), the Deji of Akure Kingdom; Ope Oluwalusi, Zonal Bus. Mgr, West, Nig. Breweries Plc and Josiah Akinola, Asst Brand Mgr. Nig. Breweries Plc, at Deji of Akure’s  palace
His Royal Majesty, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade Aladelusi (Odundun ıı), the Deji of Akure Kingdom has commended Goldberg, a brand from the stables of Nigerian Breweries Plc for promoting the cultural values of the Southwestern people of Nigeria through its cultural initiatives.

Saturday, 8 July 2017

11TH MEDIA NITE AWARD HOLDS 17TH SEPTEMBER

The prestigious 11th Nigeria Media nite out Award comes up on the 17th of September 2017. Kindly send entries of your favorite journalist.

On these categories-Business writer of the year,Writer of the year (politics), Photo journalist of the year, sports writer of the year, Editor of the year (softsell), Entertainment writer of the year, Crime writer of the year, Brand writer of the year, Society writer of the year, Aviation writer of the year, 

On air personality of the year (TV), On air personality of the year (radio),Best TV program of the year, Blogger of the year, Best TV station of the year, Best radio station of the year, Digital terrestrial broadcasting technology of the year, Online newspaper of the year.

To: medianiteoutaward@yahoo.com.
Or text to 09051599742

ILUPEJU DIAMOND LIONS CLUB APPEALS FOR SIGHT HALL FOR PACELLI SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND

VOCAL INK POETRY CLUB SET TO HOST POETRY AND JAZZ EVENT IN UYO


Poets and Jazzist from all over Nigeria will get together at the Ultrafit Centre, Ewet Housing Estate Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on the 21st of July, 2017 for a scintillating expression of spoken word, poetry and Jazz pieces in the maiden edition of POETRY AND JAZZ, put together by  pretty poetess Desire Umoh of Vocal Ink Poetry Club, Uyo.

Friday, 7 July 2017

Lawmaker as porn star?

By Louis Odion, FNGE

So, a decade after bequeathing Sharia to Yobe and a quarter century political career during which he served thrice as Governor, Bukar Abba Ibrahim would end up the new face of pornography in Nigeria.

OYO TRAINS 16000 CIVIL SERVANTS IN SIX YEARS


More than 16000 civil servants and teachers in Oyo State have benefited from local and overseas capacity building and training programmes since the inception of the Senator Abiola Ajimobi-led administration.

ON BIAFRA QUESTION...What Chief Odumegwu Ojukwu told me -Chief Dr Orji Uzor Kalu


“Chief Odumegwu Ojukwu told me a lot about Biafra while he was alive. If I play it to you now, you will forget everything about Biafra. Don’t let anybody deceive you on this because Biafra will never come.

NIGERIAN BREWERIES LAUNCHES ACE DESIRE, A ZOBO FLAVOURED ALCOHOLIC DRINK

From Left to Right: Toyosi Adeyemi, Brand Support Manager (RTD), Nigerian Breweries Plc; Mr. Franco Maria Maggi, Marketing Director, Nigerian Breweries Plc; Patrick Olowokere, Corporate Communications and Brand Public Relations Manager, Nigerian Breweries Plcand Mr. Stanley Obi, Innovation Manager, Nigerian Breweries Plc at the launch of Ace Desire, Nigeria’s first Zobo flavoured alcoholic drink in Lagos 

Nigerian Breweries Plc, the foremost brewer in the country has raised the bar in the Ready-to-Drink (RTD) market with the launch of “Ace Desire,” the first zobo-flavoured alcoholic drink into the Nigerian market.

MANNA MID-WEEK PROPHETIC PRAYERS! Now to 172 countries

From Bishop Dr. Chris, ODM

"When the FIRE of PRAYER goes out, the BARRENNESS of BUSYNESS takes over." - George Carey

"Any  CONCERN too SMALL TO BE TURNED INTO PRAYER IS TOO SMALL TO BE MADE INTO A BURDEN" - Corrie Boom.

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Sometimes people call me Mr. Quincy! But I’m happy for my wife

-Engineer John Ayodele


His wife’s name is everywhere. She is the popular Quincy Ayodele, the herbal slimmer, who blazed the trail into that hitherto unpopular herbal business about two decades and a half ago. But today, Quincy Ayodele’s products are across the world. But her husband Engineer John Ayodele, has equally been successful, though not as popular as she is. In his case, it has been, behind any successful woman, there is a man! Which in most cases, is the other way round: Engineer John Ayodele confirms this when he said: “Sometimes I get to some place and people call me Mr. Quincy!”

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Miss Charming debuts

A model

RKI Dynasty Services is stepping out into the beauty pageant entertainment circles to create the unique difference in show business. This much was told newsmen recently, when the organization unveiled Miss Charming Nigeria at a press briefing in Lagos.

NIGERIAN BREWERIES FLAGS OFF 9th GOLDEN PEN AWARDS


(From left to right: Braimah, Managing Director, Neo Media and Marketing; Oluwatobi Aworinde, winner of the 2016 Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Reporter of the Year Award; Kufre Ekanem, Corporate Affairs Adviser, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Gabriel Dike, winner of the 2016 Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Report of the Year and Patrick Olowokere Corporate Communications and Brands PR Manager, Nigerian Breweries at the flag off of the 9th edition of the Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Awards)
Nigerian Breweries Plc has flagged off the 9thedition of the Golden Pen Awards on Monday, July 3, 2017.

Kufre Ekanem, Nigerian Breweries’ Corporate Affairs Adviser, explained to newsmen at the flag-off ceremony which held in Lagos on Monday, that the award was introduced to promote professionalism and objective reportage of events in Nigeria.

Monday, 3 July 2017

LION BENNETH MADU emerges LAGOS ACHIEVERS LIONS CLUB (DISTRICT 404A1 NIG.) President

Lion Benneth Madu
Former 1st Vice President for Lagos Achievers Lions Club, Lion Benneth Madu is now President for 2017/2018 Lions year. The Club which serves the South West Ikoyi and Obalende communities in Ikoyi/Obalende Local Government area of Lagos State now has Lion Benneth Madu, as the 19th President.

Wisdom comes to Maradona after the whistle

IBB

By Louis Odion, FNGE

With his latest fulminations, it would appear the transformation of the self-styled military president from an "annullist" to a federalist has turned full cycle. The kind of epiphany we read of biblical Saul morphing to Paul on the road to Damascus.

Poisoning the Nigerian child quietly


By Louis Odion, FNGE


Christian clerics currently raising hell over the subsuming of CRK under another subject in the school curriculum could not be said to have a full view of the bigger sharp razor grating the soft underbelly of the nation's education system.

TPT INTERNATIONAL APPOINTS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Mr. Muyiwa Akintunde

TPT International Limited, a full-service public relations firm maintaining practice areas in crisis management, corporate communications, strategic counselling, media relations, information communications technology and social media, has appointed Mr. Muyiwa Akintunde as its Chief Operating Officer.

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