By Anthony Ada Abraham One of the most respected agencies within the city of Abuja and environs is set to honour credible and top notch Nigerians in various fields of endeavour in its Peace Achievers Awards and Miss Ambassador For Peace holding Congress hall, Transcorp Hilton, Abuja. The event, put together by Peace Ambassador Agency will see 25 beautiful damsels contesting for the prestigious crown, while the final six winners will represent the brand for a year. Also, 25 respected Nigerians cut across various fields of endeavour would receive the prestigious Peace Achievers Awards, 2017. It has also be confirmed by the organiser, Kingsley Amafibe, that popular Chocolate City hip-hop artiste, Ice Prince, including Priaz, Styl-Plus, Gully Ridya, Frankie Walter, 2tight, Mr Nest and Maivnao will thrill guests on stage with scintillating music. As ribs would be cracked by popular comedians like Seyilaw, Amb Wahala, Dr Ayuba, Koboko Master, Chuks D General, Sam...
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...

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 Ihezue Ugochi Mitchel, has emerged as winner of the 2017 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria MBGN pageant. Ugochi who represented Kebbi State defeated thirty-five other contestants to become the 30th MBGN pageant. Organized by the Silverbird Group, the event held at the Eko Hotels & Suites on Friday night had live musical performances by Harrysong, Olamide and soul diva, Asa. Miss Plateau, Oyo and Bayelsa emerged as first, second and third runners-up respectively. Miss Yobe won the amity award,  model of the year went to Miss Kebbi and best traditional costume went to Miss Sokoto. The theme for this year’s MBGN was ‘Say No To Domestic Violence’. Ugochi who is a model is signed to Elizabeth Elohor Aisien’s Beth Model Management takes over the crown from the 2015 MBGN winner, Unoaku Anyadike. As the new queen, Ugochi represents Nigeria at the Miss World beauty contest. Miss Plateau, Winfrey Okolo will...
  The beauty of the Nigerian entertainment industry is the kind of personalities it has produced over the years.  While some might be seen as very controversial due to their attitudes, others are like the "thug life persona" of the greatest American rap king Tupac.  ANTHONY ADA ABRAHAM writes on the six most controversial Nigerian celebrities in Showbiz. Fela: Fela Anikulapo Kuti  was a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, musician, composer, pioneer of the Afrobeat music genre, human rights. An activist, and political maverick, he has been called "superstar, singer, musician, Panafricanist, polygamist, mystic, legend." During the height of his popularity, he was often hailed as one of Africa's most "challenging and charismatic music performers. Fela was a political giant in Africa from the 70s until his death. Kuti criticised the corruption of Nigerian government officials and the mistreatment of Nigerian citizens. He spoke of colonialism as the root of the socio-economic and political problems that plagued...
There is now a church operating in the heart of Abuja which does not collect tithe nor offering from members, SUNDAY ISUWA reports. Givers Embassy, aka Home of Consular Generals, was formally established in the heart of Abuja at the conference hall of 3J’s Hotel last Sunday, 30th July, 2017. What stands the church out is that it neither collects tithe nor offering from members. The church, according to the pastor, is dedicated to the service of humanity especially Nigerians who are mostly poor in the midst of plenty. Givers Embassy has a football club called, “Givers Shooters FC (1Timothy 4:8).” The players were selected from local football fields, it was gathered. During the inauguration service, the church commenced with greetings and after a warm welcome address, an opening prayer ensued. The first hymn followed thereafter with praise and worship. There were scriptural readings and intercessory prayers for the nation. Thanksgiving and personal prayers...
...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...
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...
Live TV Host and Comedian, Jimmy Kimmel chokes back tears as he talks about the unimaginable tragedy in Las Vegas - his home town. He called for gun control following what is being called the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. He gave a details on how a gunman opened fire on thousands of concert-goers from a hotel room According New York, he initially challenged Republican-backed health care efforts and was subsequently thrust into the spotlight as an activist on the subject. He further expressed disappointment in Republican politicians for failing to support or pass substantial gun control legislation as mass shootings continue to take hold of the country. In his own words, "It seems to be becoming increasingly difficult lately. It feels like someone has opened a window into hell. What I'm talking about tonight isn't about gun control; it's about common sense. "Common sense says no good will ever come...