Richard Nyong, Ishaya Bako Others Inspire Social Change At Inaugural AlphaIMPACT Convened By Japheth Omojuwa

We talk about problems a lot in Nigeria, but rarely proffer solutions. There are people who not only talk about problems but also do something to change the status quo. In so doing they meet a lot of opposition and encounter challenges, but they keep going nonetheless. We often do not celebrate greatness and people making change happen but through AlphaIMPACT we will celebrate people doing great things for themselves and other people. AlphaIMPACT is not about awards, it is about celebrating excellence. Japheth J. Omojuwa, Convener AlphaIMPACT Those words by Japheth J. Omojuwa, the Convener of AlphaIMPACT, set the tone for what turned out to be a truly inspiring...

Olusegun Hakeem-Adebumiti: Redefining Mo Ibrahim’s...

The Mo Ibrahim's prize for achievement in African leadership was announced few weeks ago and for the umpteenth time there was no clear cut winner for the...

Richard Nyong, Ishaya Bako Others Inspire Social Change At...

We talk about problems a lot in Nigeria, but rarely proffer solutions. There are people who not only talk about problems but also do something to change the status quo. In...

Meet 35 Year-Old Entrepreneur Who Owns Nigeria’s 2nd...

Nigerians consume more than 5 million metric tons of rice every year, with a significant portion of its consumption needs sourced from imports. Rotimi Williams, an ambitious 35 year-old...

Paul Akingbola: 3 Things A Baby Can Teach Us

Babies are awesome. They are really cute. They grow into children who through adolescence, grow to become adults. I was once a baby who just like any...

Buhari Mourns Maduekwe, Niki Tobi, Elechi Amadi

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the families, government and people of Abia, Delta and Rivers States on the passing away of Ojo Maduekwe, a former Minister...

Alleged N22b Fraud: Amosu ‘Returns N2.6b To Fed Govt’

The Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday heard that a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (rtd), charged with laundering N21billion, has returned N2.6billion to...

People Want To Cause Friction Between Buhari And Me- Mbaka

Enugu Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka has said that some Nigerians  are hell-bent on causing  disaffection  between President Muhammadu Buhari  and him. Mbaka said...

EU-Canada Deal Should Be Put To Parliament- Merkel

Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that the German parliament should be consulted on the EU’s free trade deal with Canada, setting her on a collision course with...

Police Step Up Security At Abia Government House

The Police have stepped up security around the Abia Government House in Umuahia, following report of the issuance of Certificate of Return to Dr Uche Ogah as...

Catholic Diocese Sacks Four Priests For Sex Abuse

Four priests of the Catholic diocese of Lyon in eastern France have been relieved of their duties for sexual abuse, a diocesan source said Thursday. A...

Lawyer Withdraws Suit Seeking Buhari’s Disqualification For Lack Of Certificate, His Life Allegedly Threatened

Legal practitioner, Mr. Nnamdi Nwokocha-Ahaaiwe, has filed a notice at the Federal High Court in Abuja to discontinue the suit he instituted seeking the disqualification of President...

I’m Joining Manchester United– Ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic said on Thursday that he is joining Manchester United, ending intense speculation about where the 34-year-old Swedish superstar forward will be playing next season. Ibrahimovic,...

Sampson Ogah Enroute To Umuahia To Be Sworn In As Abia State Governor

Sampson Ogah, the man who was declared Abia governor by the Federal High Court and issued a certificate of return by INEC on Thursday, has insisted on...

Brazilian Police Greet Tourists With ‘Welcome to Hell’ Sign At Rio Airport

Brazilian emergency responders have a message for travelers arriving to the city just ahead of the 2016 Olympics: “Welcome...

Sen. Shehu Sani Gives Saraki, Ekweremadu Lessons On How To Survive In Prison

The senator representing Kaduna Central on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, Shehu Sani, has tutored the embattled Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike...

Texas Mum Who Killed Her 2 Daughters Let Her Husband Live So He Would Suffer

A Texas mum, 42-year-old Christy Sheats, who was shot dead by police after she shot and killed her two daughters let her husband survive so he would...

Alleged forgery: Resign, SGF advises Saraki, Ekweremadu

As the controversy surrounding the alleged forgery of the senate standing order by Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy Ike Ekweremadu lingers on, the Secretary to...

Richard Nyong, Ishaya Bako Others Inspire Social Change At Inaugural AlphaIMPACT Convened By Japheth Omojuwa

We talk about problems a lot in Nigeria, but rarely proffer solutions. There are people who not only talk about problems but also do something to change the status...

Multinational Military Task Force Arrests 24 Boko Haram Fighters

The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) fighting Boko Haram, said it intercepted 24 fleeing insurgents along the Cameroonian borders. The spokesman for the task force, Muhammed...

Hawker Not Killed By BRT, Lagos Clarifies Maryland Incident

The Lagos State Government has clarified the misconception surrounding the unfortunate incident where a street hawker was knocked down by an oncoming truck at Maryland Bus Stop...

FG To Counter Illegal Radio Broadcast By Boko Haram, Militants

The Federal Government will now deploy all the four International Radio Monitoring Stations (IRMS) across the country to counter “illegal radio broadcast” by Boko Haram, the...

El-Rufai To Upgrade Kaduna NYSC Permanent Camp

As 2,500 corps members deployed to Kaduna State by National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) resume proper primary service, Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, has promised to...

Abuja Centenary City Project Will Stimulate $18bn Investment- Senate

Senate committee on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has revealed that the Centenary City project initiated in 2014 by the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan will stimulate...

Richard Nyong, Ishaya Bako Others Inspire Social Change At Inaugural AlphaIMPACT Convened By Japheth Omojuwa

We talk about problems a lot in Nigeria, but rarely proffer solutions. There are people who not only talk about problems but also do something to change the status...

‘My Sister Died While Pregnant’ – Osas Ighodaro-Ajibade Explains Why She Wants Her Pregnancy To Be Private

On the latest issue of Genevieve magazine, Nollywood actress Osas Ajibade explained how her sister died while she was pregnant which has made her mom very protective...

Kim K And Kanye West Celebrate Their Daughter As She Turns 3

North West was 3 years old yesterday and her proud mum Kim Kardashian shared birthday greetings to her "favourite mermaid" on Instagram. "She...

Bovi Blasts Pastors Who Expect Him To Perform For Free At Church Events

Comedian, Bovi Ugboma has called out pastors requesting for free performances in churches from him. Bovi, who is arguably one of the most gifted Nigerian comedians...

Janet Jackson’s brother Tito Confirms She Does Not Have A Surrogate, She’s Carrying Her Own Baby

Janet's brother Tito Jackson confirmed that his pregnant sister, 50 year old Janet Jackson is actually carrying her own child and isn't using a surrogate like...

Lewis Hamilton Looks Like A Grandpa After Undergoing Stunning Make Up In New Advert

Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton looked like a grandfather with grey hair and wrinkles in an advert to promote 'trusting in instinct and courage' in a...

Red Carpet Photos From The 2016 Tony Awards

Lucy Liu, Lupita Nyong'o and a host of other stunning celebrities arrive at the 2016 Tony Awards red carpet at the Beacon Theatre in New York. More photos below...

Olusegun Hakeem-Adebumiti: Redefining Mo Ibrahim’s Prize For African Leaders.

The Mo Ibrahim's prize for achievement in African leadership was announced few weeks ago and for the umpteenth time there was no clear cut winner...

Richard Nyong, Ishaya Bako Others Inspire Social Change At Inaugural AlphaIMPACT Convened By Japheth Omojuwa

We talk about problems a lot in Nigeria, but rarely proffer solutions. There are people who not only talk about problems but also do something to change the status...

Meet 35 Year-Old Entrepreneur Who Owns Nigeria’s 2nd Largest Rice Farm

Nigerians consume more than 5 million metric tons of rice every year, with a significant portion of its consumption needs sourced from imports. Rotimi Williams, an ambitious...

Paul Akingbola: 3 Things A Baby Can Teach Us

Babies are awesome. They are really cute. They grow into children who through adolescence, grow to become adults. I was once a baby who just...

Olawale Rotimi Opeyemi: Nigeria; Crashing Oil Wealth And The Urgent Call For Diversification

Currently, Nigeria’s economy is faced with venomous challenges- 27 of the 36 states in Nigeria are unable to pay workers’ salaries, the...

Bade Adebolu: Judgement Scam; Why Okonjo-Iweala Should Not Be Blamed

Recently, a coalition of anti-corruption civil society bodies petitioned the EFCC that the erstwhile Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr Muhaamed Bello Adoke to account for...

Niyi Akinola: Ekiti And The Federal Government School Feeding Program; Where and How Did We Miss the Participation?

The True Face of Ekiti is a non partisan movement of Ekiti Sons and Daughters seeking to protect the interest of the common...

Dr. Kayode Fayemi: Nigeria And South Africa; Forging Bonds of Mutual Prosperity in Mining

  The recent state visit to Nigeria by President Jacob Zuma marked the beginning of a new chapter in relations between Nigeria and South Africa. Both countries have...

Rahaman Onike: The Burden Of Unsolicited SMS/Calls

This  is a commentary which intends to bring into focus the  burden associated with illegal deductions from subscribers' airtime by telecommunication operators.The consequences of the menace  on...

Indonesia To Execute 30 Convicts In 2017

Bambang Waluyo, Indonesian Deputy Attorney General, has said government planned to execute 30 death-row convicts in 2017. He disclosed this on Monday in Jakarta during a parliamentary hearing. Waluyo said that...

11 Killed In Istanbul Bomb Attack On Police

A bomb ripped through a Turkish police bus near Istanbul’s historic centre Tuesday, killing seven officers and four civilians in the latest of a string of attacks in Turkey’s...

China Bans Ramadan Fasting In Muslim-Majority Region

China has marked the start of Ramadan with its customary ban on civil servants, students and children in a mainly-Muslim region from taking part in fasting, government websites said...

Kenyan Army Kills 21 Al-Shabaab Terrorists In Somalia

Kenya's army has killed 21 fighters from the Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaab in neighbouring Somalia, a military spokesman said on Wednesday. Army spokesman Col. David Obonyo said in a statement...

Flight MS804: Egypt Hires Foreign Companies To Locate Black Boxes

Egypt hired two foreign companies on Wednesday to help locate the black boxes of Egyptair flight MS804, which crashed into the Mediterranean Sea last week with 66 people on...

THE DIARY OF A PERVERTED CELIBATE (CHAPTER X)

It gets crowded at the Gate of Hell.

THE DIARY OF A PERVERTED CELIBATE (CHAPTER IX) by Japheth J Omojuwa

My tears are flowing like the Brazilian Iguazu falls now but only within me. I felt the path...

THE DIARY OF A PERVERTED CELIBATE VIII by Japheth J Omojuwa

They disappeared just as quickly as they had appeared. I felt like I was sweating but I wasn’t. I couldn’t. I was so afraid. Very afraid . I’d rather...

THE DIARY OF A PERVERTED CELIBATE VII by Japheth J Omojuwa

Now my soul is alone and lonely. My spirit trudges along this darkness of death. A while back my body desired...

THE DIARY OF A PERVERTED CELIBATE VI by Japheth Omojuwa

I decided to open my eyes one last time, to see the object of my desire and death one...