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Video Vixen: Tekno dissed me because of my ‘dark skin’

Nigerian singer, Augustine Miles Kelechi, popularly known by his stage name Tekno, has been accused of favouring light skinned video vixens to black.

A Nigerian model, Debbie, who shared her bitter experience with the singer, said Tekno opted for a light skin vixen to shoot as the main model fo [...]

Sun, 04 March 2018

Nigeria ranks high in child labour - Survey

A Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) 2017 has shown that in Nigeria more than half of the population of children age five to fourteen years are involved in child labour.

The proportion of these children partaking in this trade increased from 47.1 percent in 2011 to 50.8 percent in 2017.

Fri, 09 February 2018

MUSIC : Parousia Models Got Talent

DonFizo Records Frontliner “Parousia” who was recently signed to the record label after a successful talent hunt that was held in Abuja.

Parousia is an afropop artiste, Rapper and Instrumentalist who knows how to blend good sounds together, he was recently endorsed by the management [...]

Fri, 16 September 2016

Bukky Ajayi: AGN declares 2-day mourning

The Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, has declared two days to mourn and celebrate the life and times of veteran actress, Bukky Ajayi, who died on last week.
The octogenarian actress who featured in many Nollywood films, reportedly died after a battle with heart-related disease.
In a statement [...]

Mon, 11 July 2016

NHIS targets 40m Nigerians by 2016, to spend N67.5bn

In furtherance to achieving Nigeria's health insurance coverage, the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, is targeting 40 million Nigerians to meet the new Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, starting from 2016, 

Acting Executive Secretary of NHIS, Mr. Olufemi Akingbade, said that [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

HIV: Journalists unite against mother-to-child transmission

Disturbed by the increasing rate in mother-to-child transmission of HIV, the Journalists Alliance for Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV in Nigeria, JAPiN, in partnership with the United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF, has explored ways to address the challenge. 

Speaking at [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

Nigeria spent N17.5 trillion on generators in 5 years - Onyekpere

Worried by the current state of the country's power generation, the Centre for Social Justice has revealed that Nigeria spent a princely N17.5 trillion on generators in 5 years which equals N3.5 trillion annually.

Addressing journalists at a roundtable discussion, the Lead Director of CSJ, [...]

Tue, 08 December 2015



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