Category Archives: Around The World

Cobhams Asuquo,TuFace, Wizkid & Omawumi For The Nigeria Centenary Celebration Grand Finale Holding Today!

On January 1st 1914, Nigeria’s journey to nationhood commenced when the Northern and Southern Protectorates were amalgamated into one country by the colonial authorities. As Nigeria celebrates 100 years – we are celebrating a journey underlined by a determination to excel and remain united as a strong indivisible entity. The Federal Government of Nigeria has directed…

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Zimbabwe’s NoViolet Bulawayo Wins Maiden ‘Etisalat Prize For Literature’, Nigeria’s Uche Okonkwo Shines Too

The Etisalat Prize For Literature which has been described as ‘the first ever pan-African prize celebrating first time writers of published fiction books with the aim to serve as a platform for the discovery of new creative talent out of the continent and invariably promote the burgeoning publishing industry in Africa was announced on Sunday…

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2014 Lagos International Polo: Day 3-How Lagos Team Dethrone Kano For Sweet Revenge

In continuation of our daily match report from the 2014 Lagos International Polo Tournament, the 3rdday which was last Friday the 21st of February 2014 saw the first stage which has MTN and GTBank as major sponsors. KKK were full of confidence heading into the match having defeated defending champions Kano Ibah 6½ -6  in…

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End Of The Road For “Piers Morgan Live”, As Host Fails To Replace Larry King

Piers Morgan who has gained popularity worldwide for a number of issues since his debut as the host of “Piers Morgan Tonight” which later became “Piers Morgan Live” has however not gained the required popularity for his show, as three years after the former Daily Mirror editor – famed in London for bouncing back from…

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UBA Partners Parolz.com on Payment Card Loyalty Scheme

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has entered into a partnership deal with Parolz.com, an online platform which offers exclusive discounts and benefits from top outlets in Nigeria.  The offers range from Dinning to Lifestyle, Hospitality, Transportation and Gift Items.  Only recently, Parolz.com extended its offerings to include Jumia and Metro Taxi. This implies that…

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Tuface Idibia, Sound Sultan Lami Phillips Join In To Support African Farmers And Rural Women

It’s the African year of farming, and as D’Banj continues to draw attention to the One Campaign, some other notable Nigerian musicians have also joined the campaign, albeit under a different umbrella. Tuface, Lami Phillips & Sound Sultan West African artists Tuface Idibia, Sound Sultan, Lami Phillips and Baaba Maal alongside Daara J  Family, DK,…

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2014 Lagos International Polo: Day 1-Fifth Chukker, Ashbert Vie For Oba Of Lagos Cup

Here’s something for the horse lovers! The 2014 Lagos International Polo Tournament officially started on February 19th and will go on until the 23rd of February. The opening week of the MTN/GT Bank 2014 Lagos Polo International Tournament reaches its crucial stage today as Lagos teams, Fifth Chukker and Ashbert 98.1 size up for the…

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