Editor

Virgin Queen Emerges at Miss Virginity Pageant

Although the conference hall at the headquarters of Surulere Local Government in Lagos where the maiden edition of Miss Virginity Pageant was held penultimate Friday was not packed full with the high and mighty usually associated with the more flamboyant female contests, the audience evinced reverence for the 43 virgin …

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News

President Obama to Host Stevie Wonder at the White House

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will host a concert in the East Room honoring Stevie Wonder, who will be awarded the 2nd annual Gershwin Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Library of Congress.    The concert which would hold on February 25th will be broadcast February 26th on …

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News

Plane Crash Kills 49 in Buffalo NY

A 74-seat Q400 Bombardier aircraft, operated by Colgan Air, was flying from Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey and preparing to land at Buffalo Niagara International Airport when it crashed into a house literally ligthing up the night sky. Witnesses heard the twin turboprop aircraft sputtering before it went …

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News

Nigeria Asks Doctors abroad to return home

The Federal Government on Tuesday asked Nigerian doctors working in the United States and other parts of the world to return home and contribute to the development of the country’s weak health sector. About 24,000 doctors are said to be practising in America, Europe, Asia, and parts of Southern Africa. …

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News

Obama Postpones DTV Conversion due to Consumer Concerns

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama signed S.352, a bill to postpone the DTV transition date to June 12th to allow for more time for the American consumers to prepare for the switch from analog television.   The President made the following statement with respect to the bill; “During these challenging …

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Editor

The “Heart of Africa” project and the Microwave Concept: A revisit

The most populous country in all of Africa had always been referred to as “the giant”, an acronym synonymous to the wealth and strength and perceived potentials of Nigeria. Unfortunately over the preceding years, the acronym changed to phrases such as “the sleeping giant” and even more insulting “the wingless …

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Autos

Nissan Braces up For Losses

TOKYO – Nissan is slashing 20,000 jobs, or 8.5 percent of its global work force, to cope with what Japan‘s third-largest automaker expects will be its first annual loss in nine years. “The global auto industry is in turmoil, and Nissan is no exception,” Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn told reporters …

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Events

Nneka Okam and Emeka Alugbuo Celebrate Love in Nigeria

The traditional marriage rights as well as the white wedding Ceremony of Nneka and Emeka Alugbuo both took place in Imo State, Nigeria. The recent Christmas festive season was the right choice for the couple as friends from home and abroad joined in the festivities. While the traditional marriage held …

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