September 2010 Blog Posts (187)

Search for Princess Anabel begins

By Remmy Diagbare

Here comes what is to be Nigeria’s number one favorite Television Program, it’s the Search for Princess Anabel. The very first edition of this reality TV Show/Beauty Contest is designed to give the family a wonderful thrill holding them spell bound to their TV set for the thirteen weeks the show is to be on air.

Organizers of the show have taken in their stride to cook up something that will definitely be different compared to the entire beauty contest we have… Continue

Added by EMEKA AGINAM on September 3, 2010 at 6:26pm — No Comments

Women! Learn to communicate well

By Folake Aina

Women! Women! Women!. You would not believe it. Our men listen. You know how it is that when you need to communicate and discuss what is on your mind, he is just blank like he is not listening? Guess what?

He just acts like he is not listening. He is definitely taking it all in. So you have stopped talking from the heart, thinking he never listens or pays attention anyway. Oh my goodness!!!

I didn’t know I had that… Continue

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Vlisco Nigeria’s Vlisco Fashions Academies in full swing !

Vlisco, the true original manufacturer of highly desired textiles for the quality and style conscious consumer, will hold its next Tailors Workshop in August 2010.

After very successful workshops in Lagos and Kano, Vlisco will now continue in Yola, Kaduna and Abuja this month. From October further 3 more will be held in the South.

Vlisco aims at : Motivating the next generation of Nigerian tailors & young and upcoming fashion designers;

· Empowering Nigerian tailors… Continue

Added by EMEKA AGINAM on September 3, 2010 at 6:21pm — No Comments

Neither Obasanjo nor Ondo govt. installed me —Oba Adebiyi Adesida, new Deji of Akure

THE emergence of Oba Adebiyi Adegboye Adesida did not come as a surprise to many in the ancient town of Akure , the Ondo State capital. Since he indicated his intention to contest with other Princes in the Ojijigbogun Ruling House expected to present a candidate for the vacant stool after the former Oba, Oluwadare Adepoju, was deposed and banished to Owo by the state government for engaging in a street fight with one of his queens (Olori), Bolanle, it was clear that he was the candidate to… Continue

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Please I have many questions on my mind 2 ask de waec officials but first of all WHY? De… Continue

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Online Business Opportunities in Nigeria

Is there any business opportunity online for Nigerians to legitimately do to earn a living? I hope there's. At the same time We may also like to know your own opinion or experiences so far with regard to internet biz.

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Buhari, Soyinka back Jonathan on credible polls

By Emeka Mamah & Dayo Johnson

KADUNA—FORMER Head of State and presidential aspirant of Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, Major-Gen. Mohammadu Buhari (rtd) and Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, yesterday, expressed confidence on the ability of President Goodluck Jonathan to conduct free, fair and credible elections next year and urged Nigerians to give him a chance to do so.

General Buhari spoke in a Kaduna State Radio programme “Vision Nigeria”, while Professor… Continue

Added by Just NEWS on September 3, 2010 at 9:00am — 21 Comments

1999 Amended Constitution fully in operation —Ekweremadu

By Henry Umoru & Salamatu Ismail

ABUJA—AHEAD of the 2011 general elections, Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, said, yesterday, that unless a competent court sets aside the amended constitution of 1999, it remained valid and operational.

Ekweremadu who was answering questions from newsmen when he visited the National Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over last Saturday’s fire incident, said the constitution recently passed by the National Assembly… Continue

Added by Just NEWS on September 3, 2010 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Contempt: Court orders Police to arrest Onovo

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri

ABUJA—Following the refusal of the Inspector General of Police, Mr Ogbonaya Onovo, to appear before it yesterday, an Abuja High Court sitting in Maitama, has ordered the Federal Capital Territory Police Command to ensure that he was arrested and produced in court on September 7.

Justice Olukayode Adeniyi, who was irked by the absence of the police boss in court yesterday, however, acceded to a request by a police lawyer, CSP Henry Njoku, who pleaded for more… Continue

Added by Just NEWS on September 3, 2010 at 8:30am — 10 Comments

Don blames ailing economy on improper planning

BENIN—A Professor of Economics at the University of Benin, UNIBEN, Prof. Mike Obadan, has attributed what he described as the failure of the nation’s economy to grow rapidly since the inception of democracy in 1999 to deficiency in plan formulation and implementation by the Federal Government.

The university don, advocated the re-introduction of development planning in the country so as to achieve the Millenium Development Goals, MDGs, in 2015. He argued that in developing countries… Continue

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2011: Jonathan, IBB supporters in verbal warfare

By Simon Ebegbulem

BENIN—SUPPORTERS of President Goodluck Jonathan for 2011 presidency in Edo State and those of former Military Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida, yesterday, traded words over claim that IBB was more experienced to lead the nation than President Jonathan.

It will be recalled that former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Albert Legogie, had Monday, declared that IBB would be the best candidate of the party in the forthcoming 2011 presidential election… Continue

Added by Just NEWS on September 3, 2010 at 7:30am — 6 Comments

'INEC right on polls in Bayelsa, Ekiti, others'

By Dayo Benson &Okey Ndiribe

LAGOS—PROMINENT lawyers including two former presidents of Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Chief Wole Olanipekun, SAN, and Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, yesterday, rose in support of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct 2011 Governorship Election in 32 states in January, excluding Edo, Ondo, Rivers and Anambra States.

They said the commission’s decision was perfect and in order, noting that anything contrary will amount to fraud… Continue

Added by Just NEWS on September 3, 2010 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Amaechi berates EFCC over invitation to aides

By Jimitota Onoyume

PORT HARCOURT — THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has

invited three local government area chairmen and two Commissioners in

Rivers State. Those invited are the Chairmen of Obio/Akpor, Ikwerre and

Port Harcourt Local Government Areas. Also invited were the

Commissioner for Finance and his counterpart in the Local Government


Describing the action of the anti-graft agency as intimidation,

Governor Chibuike… Continue

Added by Just NEWS on September 3, 2010 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

Cholera epidemic: Govt says it’s in total control

By Chioma Obinna

LAGOS—THE Federal Government, yesterday, said it was in total control of the outbreak of cholera, stressing that no life has been lost in last 48 hours as a result of the epidemic in the country.

It will be recalled that about 352 lives have been lost to the cholera epidemic in the country in the past few weeks.

A statement signed by Mrs. Rekia Zubairu, the Special Assistant to the Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, said the Ministry’s Public… Continue

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We’ll not surrender to Eagles

By Jacob Ajom

The camp of the Eagles in Calabar is in high spirit, as all the players are enthusiastically hoping to have a good start in their campaign for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations with the qualifier against Madagascar on Sunday.

The Eagles who relocated to Amba Tinapa hotel Calabar Thursday are up for a tough time if feelers from the Madagascar camp are anything to go by.

The Scorpions, as the team from the Southern African country are called have been undergoing… Continue

Added by EMEKA AGINAM on September 2, 2010 at 9:35pm — 5 Comments

Prize money increases for Obudu Mountain race

The total prize money for the 6th international Obudu Mountain Race has been increased by over $35,000 by the organisers of what has become the best mountain race in the world following the introduction, this year, of the women’s version of the African Nations Mountain

Running Championship.

The total prize money has gone up from $245,500 to $278,000. The prize money for the first to the 10th position for this year’s race however remain the same with the winners in each gender… Continue

Added by EMEKA AGINAM on September 2, 2010 at 9:33pm — No Comments

NFF against Russia’s World Cup bid

By Fidelis Ebu, Abuja

Apparently scadalised by the racial attack on the Eagles’ striker, Osaze Odemwingie by fans of the player’s former Russian club, Lokomotive Moscow, the executive committee of the Nigeria Football Federation has threatened to launch a global campaign against Russia’s 2018 World Cup bid.

While frowning at the racial abuse on Odemwingie, Chris Green, an executive member of the new NFF, after its inaugural meeting last night, said in a statement that the NFF… Continue

Added by EMEKA AGINAM on September 2, 2010 at 9:31pm — 7 Comments

Shittu heads to Asia after Bolton pay-off

By Ben Efe

Eagles defender, Danny Shittu said that he is considering offers from the middle east and elsewhere after he was paid off by Bolton Wanderers yesterday.

Shittu said that leaving Bolton was the only choice after he was consigned to the bench last season.

“I believe quitting Bolton was the right step to take as I didn’t have options to play at Bolton.

“I wish the club all the best in the future and now I have to find myself a new club.

“I am now reviewing… Continue

Added by EMEKA AGINAM on September 2, 2010 at 9:30pm — 5 Comments

Enechi begins final home journey

Activities marking the final home journey of fallen journalist, Emeka John Enechi who slept in the Lord in the wee hours of Sunday, August 29, begin today, Friday September 3 with a Service of Songs at the secretariat of the Lagos State Sports Council, Rowe Park, Yaba from 5 pm.

Immediately after the service of songs, there will be a procession in a motor cade to the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere. From there, the procession will move to the secretariate of the Lagos State chapter of… Continue

Added by EMEKA AGINAM on September 2, 2010 at 9:28pm — No Comments

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