Wednesday 31 October 2012

Photo: Original copy of Nsima Ekere’s resignation letter

The deputy governor of Akwa Ibom Sttate, Mr. Nsima Ekere resigned his position as the number two man in the state. Above is the original copy of his resignation letter.

Real reason Nsima Ekere resigned as Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom

Mr. Nsima Ekere on Wednesday resigned from his position as the deputy governor of Akwa Ibom State. Mr. Ekere who was only sworn in to the office on 29th May, 2011 said his decision was based on “personal grounds”. Below is the press statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Inemesit Ina.

Sunday 28 October 2012

Exclusive shots of Nollywood star, Moses Armstrong’s photo session for E-101Magazine cover

Nollywood Star, Moses Armstrong is the celebrity gracing the cover of the 6th edition of E-101Magazine. A photo session was done for the project and was directed by Indian-trained photographer, Idongesit Smart Usanga of Image Faculty. Check out the pictures after the cut…

Friday 26 October 2012

New video: Indigeneous MaliQ - Play Me

Here is the video for Indigeneous MaliQ’s hit track ‘Play Me’.  It was shot by India-trained filmmaker, Eddie Brendan of Creative Nigeria Studios. Lovely!

Tuesday 23 October 2012

Moses Armstrong becomes first actor to be hosted on The Connoisseur Show

 The self-styled Akwa Ibom’s finest and most celebrated actor, Moses Armstrong last Sunday became the first thespian to be hosted on rave-making celebrity radio series, The Connoisseur Show on 100.7FM anchored by my humble self. More pictures after the cut…

Journalists charged on widowhood reportage

Professionals in the media have been charged on representation of widowhood in their reportorial. Widowhood is said to be under-represented and lacking in statistics. These, among many other inhumane practices are the defeat and neglect which the widows round the world suffer. The founding president of Widows Rights Action Network (WRAN), Evangelist Angela Effiong gave the challenge a fortnight ago at the media launch of the Liberty 2012 Project. Liberty 2012 is an African Regional Workshop on Awareness Creation and Advocacy for the Right of Widows.

Happy birthday Dontom

Today is the birthday of African Geepop star, Dontom. Wish him a happy celebration.

Thursday 18 October 2012

Contestants arrive Uyo as African Village Queen pageant opens camp

Contestants from over 24 African countries have started arriving Uyo as African Village Queen Pageant Season 2 opens camp this Sunday 21st October 2012! African Village Queen Pageant organized by De-Havilla Development and proudly endorsed by the Federal Ministry of Tourism, Culture and National Re-orientation, Abuja is an event which is the unifying feature of our diverse and rich cultural heritage will showcase visual arts and cultural entertainment from participating African countries.

Wednesday 17 October 2012

Happy birthday Mr. Ibu, Wyclef Jean and Eve Esin

Today, 17 October is the birthday of Nollywood actor John Okafor a.k.a Mr. Ibu, actress Eve Esin and music star Wyclef Jean who is a former presidential aspirant in Haiti. Wyclef is 43 while Mr. Ibu turns 52 today. Oron born Eve Esin is celebrating her birthday today in Asaba, Delta State where she is at a movie location. wishes them a happy birthday.

Monday 15 October 2012

Ronaldo becomes first sportsman to get over 50m Facebook ‘Likes’, thanks fans

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first sportsman to receive over 50 million 'Likes' on social networking site Facebook.
The figure is 10 million more than his Barcelona rival Lionel Messi and represents 5% of all Facebook fans.
The reason that Ronaldo seems more popular than his nemesis Messi could have something to do with the Argentine star using the name 'Leo' on his fan page instead of the frequently used 'Lionel'

Uyo big girl, Edu Offong tattoos her butt

An Uyo big and the former manager of Javis night club, Edu Offong has drawn a tattoo on her buttocks. She showed off the new tattoo by releasing pictures conspicuously showing the drawings on her fair butts. More pix after the cut….

Comedian Sir James resigns from AKBC, invited for interrogation by police

The president of Comedians International, James Essien a.k.a Sir James has resigned from Akwa Ibom Broadcasting Corporation (AKBC) as a guest artiste. Sir James who is a presenter and Associate Producer of Youth Corner on AKBC TV handed in his resignation on Monday, October 15, 2012 to the Director General, Pastor Praise Okon. But hell broke loose when Pastor Okon called in the police to arrest the widely talented comedian for allegedly assaulting a female co-presenter of the program simply called Idy.

11-year old Nigerian pop princess Mya K unveils infectious new single & video – “For Now”

Introducing 11-year old British Nigerian Pop Princess Mya K with her latest single titled “For Now” and the exciting brand new visuals to go with it. Produced by UK-based producer Shabach and taken from Mya K’s forthcoming self-titled E.P, “For Now” is an outstanding Pop song that is sure to leave fans and critics yearning for more from the 11-year old triple threat singer, dancer and actress.

MOBO Award nominee, El Mafrex hosted on The Connoisseur Show

El Mafrex, the first black man ever to win the Scottish New Music Award and a nominee for the forthcoming Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Award was on Sunday hosted on The Connoisseur Show. As it is the custom of the program, El Mafrex talked about his sojourn into the entertainment industry, his experience in Scotland, family and other interesting issues. The Connoisseur Show, which is a program off the stables of media conglomerate – Connoisseur Communications Nigeria (CCN) owned by Nigeria’s Youngest Editor Ifreke Nseowo airs every Sunday on Uniuyo Fm 100.7Mhz by 6pm. More pictures after the cut. 

New transmitter arrives for UNIUYO FM, set for test transmission

A new transmitter which will cover 70% of Akwa Ibom State has arrived UNIUYO FM 100.7Mhz. The community radio station is set to begin test transmission from today, Monday 15th October, 2012. Big ups to the General Manager – Pastor Idy James and his team.

Saturday 13 October 2012

El Mafrex: Story of the first black man ever to win a Scottish New Music Award

El Mafrex, popularly known as "da Gospel dancehall GURU" is a multi-talented award winning recording/performing artiste based in Scotland, United Kingdom. He started playing music since age seven, and went professional late 2000. He was born over two and half decades ago in Nigeria. He attended the prestigious Nigerian Military School - Zaria, where he developed further on his music skills by being one of the pioneer members of the School's fellowship praise band. He holds a B.Sc. degree in Physics, and a M.Sc. degree in Information Systems Development from Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom.

Thursday 11 October 2012

Frank Okon sacks Barristers Leo Ekpenyong and Andem Ndem from his legal team

--> can report authoritatively that Engr. Frank Okon has sacked Barristers Leo Ekpenyong and Andem Ndem from his legal team in a bid to secure victory over Gov. Akpabio at the Court of Appeal. The duo’s appointments as Frank Okon’s legal representatives were de-briefed (terminated) since 26th September 2012.

Akwa United captain and assistant in police net over murder, charged to court

The captain of Akwa United Football Club, an Uyo based Nigerian Premier League Side, Nnamso Edo and his assistant simply identified as Otobong are currently cooling off in police net for alleged murder. learnt on good authority that Nnamso and Otobong have been charged to court for allegedly murdering a lady who is believed to be girlfriend to either of the duo.

Thursday 4 October 2012

African Regional Workshop for Widows to hold in Liberia

Against the background of prevailing victimization and abuse of fundamental human right of women and widows, the Widows Right Action Network (WRAN) has undertaken the fight for the improvement of the lives of widows in our society. WRAN, according to, Mr Idongesit Essien the media consultant has been positioned negotiate for widow’s right, educate the general public and seek protecting laws for widows, widows and their orphaned children.

Happy birthday to M.I Abaga

Today, 4th October is the birthday of “Africa Rapper number 1”, Jude Abaga a.k.a Mister Incredible (M.I). We wish him a happy birthday.

Wednesday 3 October 2012

Photos: Entertainment Stars trounce Media Celebs in Celebrity Showdown rematch

A lovely hattrick from Idongesit Amanda gave Entertainment Stars a resounding 3-0 victory over Media Celebrities in the rematch of Celebrity Showdown. The match which was played at the University of Uyo Mini-stadium saw the Entertainment Stars taking the lead inside 10 minutes of the first half and completed the rout before the end of regulation time.