By Anthony Ada Abraham One of the most prestigious TV shows in Nigeria and Magazine, GA FILI GA DOKI TV and Magazine, finally unveiled its much anticipated new logo for its TV show and magazine at her award night which was graced by media personalities, politicians and entertainers from within and outside Abuja. It was Hajiya (Dr) Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu who bagged the Gafiligadoki Humanitarian Award at the just concluded event last weekend in Abuja that saw top notch personalities in attendance. Hajiya (Dr) Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, who was elated by the gesture, also thanked the organisers of the event, promising to improve in her humanitarian works and encouraging the public to be agents of change in their various fields of play. Hajiya Aliyu, who is the (National Women Leader (APC) and also president, Council of African Political Parties, promised to do everything in her power to continue to help the downtrodden of the...
...as 4 others to represent other regions  BY ANTHONY ADA ABRAHAM  It was the gathering of who is who within and outside Nigeria when the sixth edition of Miss ambassador for Peace pageant was held at the prestigious Transcorp Hilton, Abuja. The event which witnessed well dressed and exotic looking  a list celebrities, politicians,  business men and women,  entrepreneurs and diplomats coming in their numbers shut down the hall as it was filled to the brim. Smiles and excitement could be seen on the faces of guests and contestants who were also one of the main focus of the day. After a dramatic and rigorous screening and scrutiny by the judges, 23 years Abia State Born Precious Emezi was crowned Miss Ambassador for Peace Nigeria (MAFP) 2017/2018. While Alphonsus Cynthia Nkechi Miss ambassador for Peace South-East, Nwaozor Nneka Annabel, Miss Ambassador for Peace South South Nigeria,  Aminu Sabiqoh Akeelah, Miss ambassador for peace Africa, Winifred Kiptie...
By ANTHONY ADA ABRAHAM, Abuja  This is not the best of times for Miss Health Africa, Queen Esther Otuonye, who has been left heartbroken by the death of her mother to breast cancer. Mrs Otuonye, a devoted mother to Esther, died at the Federal Medical Center, Keffi at the age of 52 after losing her battle to breast cancer in the presence of her grieving family members. The tragic news came just two weeks after Queen Esther Otuonye held her Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign in Lagos. May her soul rest in peace.  
By Solomon Nda-Isaiah The Scrutiny Board of the Patriots In Leadership And Service (PILAS) Awards has released its full list of nominees for the 2017 edition scheduled to hold in Abuja on the 2nd of December, 2017. Speaking at a press conference in Abuja where the nominees were unveiled, the president of the PILAS Awards, Mr Paul Utho, said this year's event will be a two-day event and it’s designed to be an impact driven one that will set a narrative in the democratic sojourn as a nation. According to him, DAY 1, which is December 1, will feature a Leadership/Mentorship workshop (Leadership Academy Series) where about 400 youths will be brought together through a pre-registration process. The organisers will provide accommodation; feeding and certificate to participation will be given to all attendees. He said the event would afford attendees a one-time opportunity to meet and interact with key players in the public and private sectors...
By Anthony Ada Abraham, Abuja Mrs Annie Idibia, wife to Nigeria's music icon, 2baba, says she is celebrating her birthday with the commencement of an empowerment training programme for 1000 youths from across the country. She said this during a press conference recently in Abuja to mark the commencement of the training programme for 1000 youths. "This is Annie Idibia Care Foundation, also known as Aicare Foundation’s free empowerment training for 1000 youths in Abuja. "We have 15 skills and over 20 facilitators who are professionals. This training will last for six days from 8.30am to 5pm every day. "The classes include Fashion, pastry, photography, cinematography, make up and many others. And every participant has opportunity to take part in two classes," she said. Idibia, who is also a model and actress, said the foundation was founded last year. According to her, she always threw parties on her birthday, but last year she decided to do...

Amb. Ginika Grabs Double Honours

By Solomon Nda-Isaiah Magic Lens International Unity Ambassador of the year award 2017 by MAFAA Awards owned/organized by Chalse Awurum at NAF Conference Centre Abuja and Nigerian Women Role Model by MBGA at Hilton Hotel Abuja. Amb. Ginika Tor William who recently had an impressive award night at Atlanta Georgia USA that played host to high profile personalities from all over the world was welcomed with double honour. It's no doubt that Amb. Ginika deserves these great honours considering her unflinching support to women and youth as well as her immense contribution to the betterment of our society. Ginika Tor-Williams is a TV personality, a media entrepreneur, brand management expert, income strategist, with vast experience in strategy and planning. She hails from Amoli in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State, she studied law in University of Jos but because of her passion for media and entertainment world, she pursued her passion and has...

More Hugs, Less Drugs

Dr. Abdulfattah Adeyemi There are great connections between body and mind: a humanistic link between how we feel, and how we heal, as well as what we experience and what needs fixing. Diseases are real, infections are real, and affections are real. Influenza is as communicable as smiling is contagious. Resentment is like cancer, sentiment is like a virus. Love can heal as much as hate can kill. Many people suffer mental exhaustion, even when they have physical stamina. They look agile on the outside, but fragile on the inside. There are dark episodes in life with ordeals of illness. The world is sick, many people are ill. As there are supplements of medicine, so also do we have emotional crutches to support the weight of life’s demands. Among the greatest medicine ever known to man is laughter! The sound of cheerfulness, the melodious tune of hope. It brings ecstasy to...
By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof Moji Christianah Adeyeye   as the Director-General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). According to  a statement by Assistant Director (Press) Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mohammmed Nakorji ‎,Moji Christianah Adeyeye is a seasoned Pharmacist with a proven track record of accomplishments in Nigeria and abroad. “She is also a Professor of Pharmaceuticals, Manufacturing Science and Drug Product Evaluation, College of Pharmacy, Roosevelt University, USA amongst others. “The appointment, which takes effect from 3rd November, 2017, is for the initial term of five (5) years,” he said.
By SAMUEL ABULUDE, Lagos Colleagues and friends of actor and broadcaster, Sadiq Daba in the movie sector have opened a Gofundme account for the actor so as to take care of his health bills as he is down with prostrate cancer and leukemia. It was reported that the actor reached out to well meaning Nigerians to come to his aid as he may have to undergo a major surgery. Due to this ailment, the actor's organs couldn't discharge its metabolic functions normally and this has called him untold pains. “I have been receiving treatment at LASUTH and OAUTH and the doctors have been wonderful. I was told that one of the side effects of the surgery is that my testicles would have to be removed. That means I would be castrated and I don’t think I want that. The other option is that I would have to take injections that would cost...
Tolulope Adeleru-Balogun is an OAP with Nigerian Info 99.3 where she has now spent six years. The delectable and award winning broadcaster in this interview with SAMUEL ABULUDE speaks on her journey in broadcasting and the profession badly needs training. Can You Tell Me Briefly About Yourself? My name is Tolulope Adeleru-Balogun and I am the youngest of four children, all girls. I was born and raised partly in Ogbomosho, Oyo state. My dad is a Reverend Doctor while my mum is a teacher. She teaches Home Economics. I grew up in the church and in the kitchen and with my three older sisters. How Was Growing Up For You? It was fun. My sister that I came after is 8 years older than me.  I was the baby of the family. We went on holidays together and I go to party with my sisters. The first five years of my life, I...