Wednesday 26 June 2013

Senators' salaries and allowances in Nigeria

This is outrageous. Yet some people who are hardworking will not earn a senator’s one month salary in their entire working life. I see why some people would go extra miles to kill just to get into political offices…See the breakdown below…

Tuesday 25 June 2013

Gov. Akpabio redeems 50 million Naira pledge to Nollywood

Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State had earlier in the year pledged to donate N50m to Nollywood. It was on the occasion of the celebration of Nollywood at 20. Today, Mr. Zik Zulu Okafaro, National President, Association of Movie Producers led few Nollywood practitioners to Government House, Uyo on a courtesy call where the generous governor redeemed his pledge. I can spot Stephanie Okereke. Another photo after the cut…

UNIUYO Riot: Names and personal details of 45 arrested persons has scooped the list of 45 persons arrested by police during and after the University of Uyo uprising where property worth millions of Naira were lost and one student shot dead. All but 2 of those arrested are students. They have been transferred from police cell to Uyo prison and have been charged to court on a 5 count charge including arson, murder, malicious damage and stealing. Akwa Ibom State Chief Judge, Justice Idongesit Ntem Isua is the presiding judge. Below is the list of those arrested.

Sunday 23 June 2013

Happy birthday Patrick Vieira and Zinedine Zidane

The France World Cup winning stars share the same birthday. Patrick Vieira born 23 June 1976) while Zinedine Zidane was born 23 June 1972. Happy birthday to them.

Saturday 22 June 2013

Akpabio in abduction mess, slaps council chairman in night club brawl

This story was suppose to come out today as the banner headline of Sunday Pulse but #MyOgaAtTheTop who because his affiliation with those who are affected in the story stopped the printing of the paper midway. But I’m happy to put up the story here for my readers in 63 different countries of the world. Yes, no Jupiter, I mean nobody can stop me from posting an authentic story on my blog because here I’m the boss. I’m vexed because such a cute cover page (design) as this which I spent a whole day working on could not get to the newsstands. Above is the soft copy of the cover of Sunday Pulse of 23rd June, 2013. Read the story after the cut….

It’s all rumour, I have not prophesied that Spain will beat Nigeria 8 nil – Prophet T.B. Joshua

Renowned Prophet T.B. Joshua has debunked reports that he has prophesied that World Champions, Spain will defeat the Super of Eagles of Nigeria 8-0 in the last group B at the on-going Confederations Cup in Brazil. The social media has been awash with rumours that Joshua made the frightening prediction. Below is the official statement published on his church’s official facebook page

Thursday 20 June 2013

Happy birthday Frank Lampard, Bishop Samuel Akpan, and Lionel Richie

Today 20th June is the birthday of Frank Lampard, Bishop Samuel Akpan and Lionel Richie. Lionel Richie  is an American singer-songwriter, musician, record producer and actor. Bishop Samuel F. Akpan is a well known political figure in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria while Frank Lampard is an England football star who laces his boots for Chelsea FC. Happy birthday to them.

Tuesday 18 June 2013

E-101Magazine to stage music summit on World Music Day

Widely respected media outfit, E-101Magazine is staging a music summit to mark the World Music Day on 21st June, 2013. The first IBOM MUSIC SUMMIT is put together by the all entertainment/personality newsmagazine in partnership with PMAN, AKS to commemorate World Music day 2013. With the theme "Repositioning The Akwa Ibom Music Industry For Modern Day Challenges", the summit will be graced by eminent resource persons who will present the following keynote addresses:  SCORING A HIT/TECHNIQUES FOR WRITING A GOOD SONG by Mista Xto, Member Arts & Culture Board, AKS, The AKS Musician: Becoming A World Class Brand by Nature Udoh, branding expert and CEO, Nature Udoh& the Gang, Protecting Your Music: The role of Nigeria Copyright Commission by Liaison Officer, NCC Zonal Office, Uyo and The dynamics of Music Promotion in a Digital Age by Aniekan Ekah ,I.T expert & CEO,  

Thursday 13 June 2013

NANS Senate President, 3 others die in auto crash on their way to intervene in UNIUYO riot

Senate President, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Comrade Donald Onukaogu, and four others died in a car crash on their way to Uyo, Akwa Ibom State to intervene on the current university of uyo students uprising. It is learnt they died along Umuahia-Ikot Ekpene Road. They travelled yesternight in order to reach the Akwa Ibom State capital for their intervention this morning, but unfortunately met their untimely death. I am yet to place my fingers on other occupants of the vehicle who also lost their lives. May their souls rest in peace. #DevelopingStory

Personal details and family background of slain protesting Uniuyo student, Kesy

Abasiama Etukakpan, the sports presenter on Medley Showcase, a radio show on AKBC Radio is a friend to the departed Kingsley Udoette a.k.a Kesy, who is one of the students that lost their lives in the University of Uyo riot. He went on his facebook timeline to post what he knew about his slain friend. Continue reading…

Wednesday 12 June 2013

Composer of the national anthem, Pa Odiase is dead

Pa Benedict Odiase (MON), the composer of the Nigerian National Anthem, ‘Arise O Compatriots’ in May 1978 is dead. Pa Benedict Odiase is said to have died last night in his sleep. Pa Odiase retired in 1992 as a Deputy Commissioner of Police after being the Director of Music with the Nigeria Police Band. Adieu!!!!

Deputy VC, police should be blamed for the death of the protesting students – Uniuyo student

Below is what Ud Sunday who claims she is a student of the university of Uyo posted on the facebook page of Planet FM:

Photos: 3 students shot dead, VC’s office, security post burnt as UNIUYO students protest transportation fare

3 students have been confirmed dead in a peaceful protest which later turned violent at the University of Uyo. On Wednesday morning, students of Engineering and Science Faculties of the varsity embarked on a peaceful over the decision of the school management that they should pay N200 everyday in order for them to be ferried from the town campus to the permanent site (Nsukara Offot) via the school bus. The students who protested said the transport fare has already been included in their second semester school fees, hence embarked on the protest by closing all the gates and entrances at the town campus.

Wednesday 5 June 2013

Free party with Olamide at Magnum Lounge this Friday

Undoubtedly the hottest music star at the moment, ‘Go down low’ crooner, Olamide is set to party at Magnum Lounge, Uyo this Friday. He will be partying at rave of the moment, Magnum alongside Mista Xto, Splendid (Aboki Shine my shoe crooner) and Trinity.
There is no gate fee, but first of all, hold change wey u go pop champaigne  ooo. Lol. It is certainly gonna be a night of fun. Won’t you rather spend your Friday night partying with these celebs for free? Hope to catch you there.