AnniversaryEventsReligious

RCCG Jesus House Elkridge marks 5th anniversary

The 5th anniversary of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Elkridge Maryland, USA was marked with several activities including giving to the needy in the community, formal banquet, family fun and games as well as a celebration and thanksgiving service. Host Pastors Milverton and Mreta Ojegun used the occasion to …

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EnvironmentNews

What to know about Hurricane Harvey

Tropical Storm Harvey formed on August 17th, 2017 in the Atlantic Ocean east of the Lesser Antilles before weakening and running into Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. The system was downgraded to a tropical wave, but its remnants reorganized Wednesday into a tropical depression. Harvey is the eighth named storm in the 2017 Atlantic Ocean hurricane season, which …

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AfricaBreaking NewsNews

Dangote signs $450million sugar production MoU with Niger State, Nigeria

In another bold move for self-sufficiency in sugar production through the government’s backward integration policy, the Pan African Conglomerate, Dangote Group today in Minna, Niger State signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Government for the establishment of a jumbo $450million state-of–art and fully integrated sugar complex. The …

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BooksEducation

Child advocate authors book on childhood bullying

Having experienced bullying firsthand and knowing its effects on confidence and self-esteem, Dr. Irene Okoronkwo-Obika, children’s advocate and mental health professional has published a book series that will teach children how to tackle and help restore confidence and give directions on childhood bullying, which is a worldwide problem. The book, …

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BirthdayNollywood

At Actress Belinda Effah’s mother’s surprise 60th birthday reception

When sisters, Belinda Effah, Fiona, Daisy Obi, and  Cynthia Ekanem decided to treat their mum to a Makeover and dinner on her 60th birthday she had no idea it would include a room full of over 20 of her friends, family and well wishers! The sexagenarian who was looking at least twenty years younger was …

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AfricaEducationNews

SAP trains 500,000 African youths

Over the next weeks Nigeria will play host to a series of official train-the-trainer (TTT) workshop sessions as the country takes on a leading role in the build-up to SAP Africa Code Week (ACW) 2017. Founded in 2015, ACW seeks to empower African youth with coding skills through hands-on and …

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ConcertMusic

Music sensation Davido drops ’30 billion’ in Dallas

The South Side Music Hall was all ‘bananas’ as music sensation and multiple award winning artist Davido reeled out his hit tunes including ‘if’ (30 billion) and ‘fall’ (banana fall). Fans and admires had arrived the venue hours before Davido took the stage. They were however entertained by several other …

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FilmHollywood

‘Whose Streets?’ Filmmakers deliver a gritty portrait of the Ferguson Unrest

It’s been three years since Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, was shot and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, St. Louis.  A shooting, which prompted protests, weeks of demonstrations and confrontations between protesters and law enforcement officers, it pitted a predominantly black community against a nearly all-white …

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