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  • Stephanie Linus, Ini Edo, Omoni Oboli, Rukky Sanda, Susan Peters & Emem Isong at Royal Arts Academy’s End of the Year Party in Lagos

    December 27, 2013 8:03 AM 26

    Posted on Thursday, December 26th, 2013 at 4:04 PM Nollywood producer Emem Isong held the prize giving day and end of the year party for her media school – Royal Arts Academy on Saturday 21st December 2013 at Gee’s Place Lounge, Lekki, Lagos. And of course, some of the biggest leading ladies in Nollywood including Ini Edo, Susan Peters, Omoni Oboli

  • Egun community demands own state

    December 26, 2013 6:57 PM 17

    The Egun Community of the South-West of Nigeria on Thursday appealed for their own state. They complained that being a minority ethnic group in the region had contributed to their under-development. The Egun, mainly found in Lagos and Ogun States, made this known at a press conference held at Iwe-Iroyin Press Centre, Abeokuta, in preparation for the maiden

  • BAT sinks borehole for Zamfara

    December 20, 2013 5:43 AM 32

    General Manager, British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation, Abimbola Okoya noted that water was not only critical to human existence and survival but also essential in ensuring healthy living. While lamenting the limited availability of portable and safe water for human needs, Okoya described provision of portable water as giving life. She spoke during

  • 54% of Nigerian youths were unemployed in 2012

    December 17, 2013 6:15 PM 20

    The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday said that 54 per cent of Nigerian youths were unemployed in 2012. This was contained in the “2012 National Baseline Youth Survey Report’’ issued in Abuja by the NBS in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Youths Development. “Of this, females stood at 51.9 per cent compared to their male counterpart

  • Miss England, others rave about their Nigerian experience

    December 16, 2013 10:52 AM 12

    Over 50 beauty queens representing various countries are gathered in Lagos ahead of the Exquisite Face Of The Universe beauty competition. The highly anticipated pageant being staged in Nigeria for the first time will see the gorgeous models take part in a series of activities while one of them will emerge to wear the coveted Exquisite Face Of The Universe

  • CLO accuses Jonathan of playing politics with second Niger Bridge

    December 14, 2013 5:39 AM 28

    WorldStage Newsonline-- The Civil Liberties Organization (CLO) Anambra State chapter has accused President Goodluck Jonathan of playing politics with the construction of the second Niger Bridge across River Niger to relieve the first bridge built 65 years ago. In its report released Tursday to mark the 65th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human

  • Ban Ki-moon: leaders must bring solutions to 2014 climate summit

    December 11, 2013 11:51 AM 22

    Last updated on 11 December 2013, 11:49 am “Next year is the year for climate action,” according to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. In an article for LinkenIN’s ‘Big idea 2014′ series Ban says global ambitions to eradicate poverty and drive development in the world’s poorest countries depend on achieving a comprehensive climate change agreement in two years

  • HP's Earth Insights deploys big data tech against eco threats

    December 10, 2013 10:14 AM 27

    Summary: By helping environmental scientists track threats to wildlife habitats, HP is also demonstrating the full range of its technologies and services. HP has turned its Vertica big data technology to the task of helping ecologists detect risks to threatened species. The company announced HP Earth Insights on Tuesday, a joint project with non-governmental

  • ALGON Calls for Upward Review of Revenue Sharing Formula

    December 10, 2013 10:10 AM 11

    The Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) on Monday called on the Federal Government to review upward the revenue sharing formula for local governments. The ALGON President, Ozo Okafor, made the appeal while addressing newsmen at a Forum of Key Functionaries of Local Governments in Nigeria in Abuja. Okafor, who was represented by the Chairman

  • ITTF World Junior Champs Semis My Target – Omotayo

    December 5, 2013 6:18 AM 27

    Team Nigerian Table Tennis captain at the ongoing ITTF World Junior Championship in Rabat, Morocco, Olajide Omotayo has set his eyes on the semi finals of the tournament. He said the secret of his performance at the championship is hard work hard and concentration including that the Asoju-Oba Table Tennis Championship helped him prepare. Omotayo said the victory