AfricaBusinessNews

Dangote Cement Gives Multi-Million Naira Scholarships to 115 in Host Communities

In a major boost to its Corporate Social Responsibility profile, Dangote Cement Plc (www.DangoteCement.com), Ibese Plant has announced a multi-million Naira educational scholarship award for 115 students from its 15 host communities for the 2017/2018 academic session. The Company said the scholarship has become an annual event meant to contribute …

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FilmFilm FestivalNews

It’s a Wrap at PAFF

The 26th Annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival (PAFF) wrapped Monday after 12 days of showcasing an impressive slate of 173 films.  The annual festival, which is now in its 26th year featured 75+ fine artists and 170+ new films from over 40 countries within five continents and in …

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News

Students, Teachers, Parents discuss Guns at the White House

President Trump held a listening session at the White House with teachers, parents and students following the school shooting that left 17 dead in Parkland, Florida. Feb 21, 2018.  

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NewsSports

Jay Ajayi at Super Bowl 52 for the Philadelphia Eagles

It’s Super Bowl 52 this weekend, February 4, 2018. Americans and the world will be watching the NE Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles. One of our own Nigerian sons Jay Ajayi will be playing for the Eagles and making history for us all. Let’s support him and his team as he …

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AviationNews

Belgium to buy F-35 Fighter jets from the USA for $6.5B

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Belgium of thirty-four (34) F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Conventional Take Off and Landing aircraft for an estimated cost of $6.53 billion.  The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale …

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AfricaNewsSports

Making History; Creating a Legacy

Major brands are taking notice including VISA, Under Armour and BeatsByDre. Celebrity talk show hosts and sports Stars including Serena Williams and Ellen Degeneres have them on cue. It’s all about the wave making historic Nigerian first Olympic bobsled team. For Seun Adigun, 31, Akuoma Omeoga, 25, and Ngozi Onwumere, 26, …

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AwardsHollywoodNews

Bruno Mars, Idris Elba and Tiffany Haddish win multiple Image Awards

Grammy award winning singer Bruno Mars, actors Idris Elba and Tiffany Haddish received multiple NAACP Image Awards at the 49th award show. Mars earned Image awards for best video and song for “That’s What I Like”and took home a 3rd for best male artist. Idris Elba received a supporting actor award for the …

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AwardsHollywoodNews

Halle Berry and Lupita Nyong’ to Present at SAG Awards

Actresses Halle Berry and Lupita Nyong’o have been tapped to present at the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced today. Berry has two SAG awards and was first recognized for her role in the movie “Introducing Dorothy Dandridge,” in the Female Actor in a Television …

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