Month: May 2012

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May 31, 2012

Psquare inks distribution deal with Universal Music Group

  by Tolu Orekoya So this is what the twins were up to in South Africa … being whisked off ...

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May 31, 2012

Video: Ronald Poppo was moving as his face was being eaten

WARNING! The video contained is extremely disturbing. by Tolu Orekoya, Ronald Poppo, 65, a homeless man who graduated from a ...

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May 31, 2012

GEJ & Young Nigeria: A bad romance ending in divorce

by Tolu Orekoya The courtship period was sublime. GEJ met young Nigeria as a struggling politician, a man with a humble ...

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OluwapelumiMay 31, 2012

Temitope Shittu-Alamu: What made our President do such a thing?

I have never been one to write about politics or its dirty nature, seeing that it gets all clumsy and ...

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May 31, 2012

One year in, what is the presidential scorecard?

by Tolu Orekoya The first year of President Goodluck Jonathan has come and gone. How has he fared? ECONOMY Grade: ...

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May 31, 2012

Storm is Over: Lagos State doctors reinstated

Thanks to the intervention of the leadership of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN)( especially the party’s leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu), ...

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May 31, 2012

#UnilagProtestUpdate: Gun-toting policemen stationed at university entrance as late VC is buried

by Stanley Azuakola Gun-toting policemen manned the entrance of the University of Lagos earlier this Thursday in an apparent move ...

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May 31, 2012

From the Magazine: Proust Questionnaire – Banky W is ahead of his time

  Musician, producer, activist and, entrepreneur, Banky W is still searching for the great love of his life   What do ...

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May 31, 2012

Ugodre Talks Figures: It’s official – GTB was the profitable bank for 2011

 One of the benefits of the uniform reporting system for Nigerian banks is that it is now easier to compare ...

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May 31, 2012

Another foreigner killed in failed rescue attempt in Kano

by Stanley Azuakola A JTF raid this morning to free a German, Raufach Edgar, who was kidnapped in Kano on ...

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OluwapelumiMay 31, 2012

#TheEuropeanFilmFestivalReview: 21 movies in 21 days – ‘The Edukators’

The European Film Festival recently berthed in the city of Abuja, Nigeria. Arts and movie critic Oris Aigbokhaevbolo was there ...

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May 31, 2012

So long Mary J, Hello Mary Amaka as scientists invent ‘weed without the high’

by Chi Ibe This should be good news to all although some might moan about it. Scientists in Israel have ...

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May 31, 2012

Update: Man who got face chewed, faces surgery and long recovery

by Stanley Azuakola Ronald Poppo, the 65-year old homeless man whose face was chewed off in a bizarre, now faces a bigger ...

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May 31, 2012

Life isn’t fair! – and 5 other lessons from the failed Facebook IPO (for Nigerian techies)

by Hauwa Gambo This was supposed to be the IPO (Initial Public Offering) of the century, from the most iconic ...

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May 31, 2012

Like Lagos, like UK? UK doctors to strike on June 21

by Stanley Azuakola For the first time in forty years, the British Medical Association (BMA) has decided to embark on ...

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May 31, 2012

Salami wins: Court strikes out case against his reinstatement

Justice Salami scored another win over opponents of his reinstatement as Appeal Court president, when the Abuja Division of the ...

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May 31, 2012

SNAPSHOT: Psquare’s Paul on a boat, “lounging with my baby”

by Hauwa Gambo Peter (Okoye) has Lola Omotayo, and Paul? Well he has an unidentified hot “baby” who just happens ...

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May 31, 2012

Akintunde Oyebode: A storm in a teacup (YNaija FrontPage)

 It was a speech lacking the conviction of a man speaking from the mountain top; and was filled with the ...

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May 31, 2012

‘Gbenga Sesan: Give back (now) or watch your back (later) {30 Days, 30 Voices}

‏ It’s Children’s Day. There’ll be no full-page adverts. On May 29, public funds will deface Nigerian newspapers. Shows where ...

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May 31, 2012

#UNILAGProtest: Top 5 Unilag/Maulag conspiracy theories

by Stanley Azuakola What’s a good crisis without some choice conspiracy theories?  Before anyone could even say “Maul me”, several ...

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May 31, 2012

#GovFasholaVsLagosDoctors: Resident doctors start 3-day warning strike today – Threaten indefinite nationwide strike

by Chi Ibe The President of the National Association of Resident Doctors, ARD, Dr. Wale Ojediran, has called on Nigerian ...

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May 31, 2012

A long time coming? New laws on genocide, crimes against humanity on the way – FG

by Seyi Lawal It took hundreds of lives and some international pressure for the Nigerian government to finally decide that it ...

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May 30, 2012

WATCH: D’Banj sings Oliver Twist in accoustic session for SBTV

by Tolu Orekoya Jet-setting globetrotter D’Banj is back in the UK after his brief trip to the red carpet at ...

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OluwapelumiMay 30, 2012

OPINION: Much ado about the president’s broadcast: Clueless leaders, clueless followers

by Osolake Victor Indeed, many people passing judgments on the President did not listen to the speech neither have they ...

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May 30, 2012

Lagos Court conducts proceedings with phone torchlight

At the Lagos High Court in Ikeja this Wednesday, Justice Oke Opeyemi refused to let PHCN frustrate her efforts. Consistent ...

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May 30, 2012

Girl Power: 19-year-old Egyptian girl patents cutting edge space travel technology

by Tolu Orekoya Despite the upheavals that have rocked Egypt over the last 2 years – the Arab spring and ...

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OluwapelumiMay 30, 2012

Warning signs: Oil prices falling on the world market

by Tolu Orekoya With America slowly dropping back as Nigeria’s primary market for oil and the global economy showing signs ...

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May 30, 2012

“Where are the investors ready to take risks on our own Facebook or Groupon?” – Chude Jideonwo explains the ‘Tear Down These Walls!’ campaign

Motivation & inspiration are not enough Being a speech by Chude Jideonwo, Executive Director of The Future Project, delivered at ...

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OluwapelumiMay 30, 2012

Big Brother StarGame Daily Di-Gist #23: What a bunch of quitters

by Denike & Ifedayo After the explosive verbal melee between DKB and Zainab which brought the lady to tears, DKB apologised to her for what happened ...

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May 30, 2012

Battle of the cocktail dresses at the Barcardi 150-year-anniversary – See photos

What: Ella Mag Launch and Fashion Show Where: Oriental Hotel Lekki, Lagos When: 26 May, 2012 Photos by Hycinth Iyereosa ...

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