Category Archives: Around The World

Grooming For Greatness! Biola Alabi Begins Mentorship Programme For 20 Young African Leaders

 Biola Alabi  About 20 exceptional young African leaders would be selected for a leadership and management project called “Grooming For Greatness”. The programme is championed by Biola Alabi, founder of Biola Alabi Media and former Managing Director of M-Net Africa as her new leadership development project. The Yale Fellow explains that is a year-long programme which…

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UBA Celebrates Courage & Selflessness With Support For Film On Ebola

Mr. Charles Aigbe with  Actor, Danny Glover Pan African banking and financial services group United Bank for Africa (Plc) has restated its commitment to the growth and development of the African movie industry by supporting the making ’93 days’, an inspirational movie on Ebola as it happened in Nigeria. The movie tells the story of the…

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‘Buhari Kerosene’! Billionaire Otedola Orders All Forte Oil Stations To Sell Kerosene For N50/litre

Chairman of Forte Oil, Mr. Femi Otedola, has crashed the price of House Hold Kerosene (HHK) to N50/litre, representing over 60% reduction in pump price. According to reports by THEWILL, the billionaire has ordered all Forte Oil stations nationwide to implement the directive tagged “Buhari Kerosene”. He said the initiative was in furtherance of his…

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Kim, Kourtney, Khloe, Kylie & Kendall Meet Apple, Take Their Reality Brand To Another Level

Reality stars Kim Kardashian, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian, Kylie and Kendall Jenner have officially launched their individual websites and apps at an Apple store in New York to take their brand a step higher. The sisters were all glamorous looking to promote their websites and app which would include each sister’s personal fashion tips and…

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Heartbreaking! In Plight To Get To Europe, Syrian Man Fights To Stay Afloat With Toddler

This is indeed a heartbreaking photo to see. A Syrian refugee while fleeing the crisis-ridden country was photographed struggling to keep his baby from drowning as they swam through the Mediterranean Sea. The Syrian civil war has widely been described as the worst humanitarian disaster of our time, with over 11 million people displaced.  …

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Isoken Ogiemwonyi, Co-Founder Of L’Espace Unveils Her New Flagship Store ‘Zazaii’

After six years of ground-breaking success of running one of Nigeria’s foremost designers market Le Petit Marche and concept store, L’Espace, the founders-Wonuola Okoye and Isoken Ogiemwonyi are moving to greener pastures in business. The duo had previously released a joint statementto explaintheir split, the statement read: “it’s been an incredible six year journey in…

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Organisers Of Miss USA Pageant Apologizes To Vanessa Williams 32 Years After Nude Photo Scandal

A little over three decades after Vanessa Williams was forced to resign as Miss USA following a nude photo scandal she was involved in, the actress and singer returned to the Miss America stage Sunday night, where the  pageant’s CEO apologized to her for the way the scandal was handled. CEO Sam Haskell said to…

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Nothing Left To Prove! Floyd Mayweather Retires From Boxing After Andre Berto Win

Floyd Mayweather Jr. signed off from professional boxing as he had planned on Saturday, going out unbeaten and on his own terms as ‘The Best Ever’ after improving his career record to 49-0. After a stellar 19-year run that produced world titles in five weight divisions and earnings in excess of $800 million, Mayweather bade…

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Second Time A Daddy! Lionel Messi Welcomes Baby With Girlfriend

Congratulations are in order for Argentine football star Lionel Messi and his long time girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo as they welcome their second child. The Argentine captain had to be excused from training to be with his girlfriend in Barelona where she had their second son who they have named Mateo.     Leave your views…

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