FASHION/LIFESTYLE

The bleaching, chameleon crowd – Reuben Abati

By Reuben AbatiI wrote a piece recently, a tribute to the late veteran actress Bukky Ajayi and the multi-instrumentalist OJB Jezreel, in which I raised a number of issues, including how in Nollywood today, there is an obsession with the ...

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APPALLING: Sixty-six percent of children malnourished in Plateau — Official

The Nutrition Officer for Plateau, Moses Yusuf, said on Saturday that 66 per cent of children in the state were malnourished. Mr. Yusuf made the disclosure at the United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF) mid-year review meeting in Jos. He explained ...

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NCPC to reduce pilgrimage fare to Israel

Rev. Tor Uja, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), said the commission planned to reduce the fare for pilgrimage to Israel, citing low economic situation in the country as reason. Uja made this known at the Conference of Pilgrimage ...

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Eid-el-Fitri: FG extends public holiday

The Federal Government of Nigeria has released a statement, extending the Eid-el-Fitri holiday in the country by one day. “Following the directive by the President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of ...

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Ramadan: Kano Governor Frees 500 Prison Inmates

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, set 500 inmates free. Among those set free were persons could not afford to pay various fines or compensation, from 10 prisons in the state.Addressing the freed inmates at Kano Central Prison, Kurmawa, ...

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Continue fasting, Wednesday is Eid-el-Fitr -Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Saad Abubakar III, on Monday enjoined Muslims to continue their fast on Tuesday (today), declaring that Eid el-fitr would be observed on Wednesday.This is contained in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Wali, the Chairman, ...

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Ahead of Sallah: NSCDC Deploys 40,000 Men

The Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Abdullahi Muhammadu has directed the deployment of 40,000 personnel across the nation to provide maximum security during the Sallah festivity. Muhammadu revealed this to newsmen during a media pally/breaking ...

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Nigerian playwright, Elechi Amadi dies at 82

Eminent Nigerian Playwright and novelist, Captain Elechi Amadi, who wrote famous books like The Concubine, Isiburu, Sunset in Biafra, Peppersoup and The Road to Ibadan, on Wednesday, died at the Good Heart hospital in Port Harcourt at the age of 82, just about ...

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Do more for less this summer with ‘My Emirates Pass’

Passengers flying Emirates airline can experience more of Dubai this summer by enjoying deep discounts and exclusive offers across the city with “My Emirates Pass”, launched jointly with Department of Economic Development in Dubai. Passengers flying on the airline to ...

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Miss Tourism Nigeria 2016 finalist dies at 20

The organizers of Miss Tourism Nigeria 2016 have announced the death of one of their contestants, a finalist in the event billed for 9th of July, 2016 in Lagos.The contestant, a finalist representing Ebonyi State, Maureen Onu, reportedly died in ...

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