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  • AMAA to Reward Journalists with $10,000 for its 10th Year Anniversary

    January 13, 2014 2:01 PM 47

    Posted on Monday, January 13th, 2014 at 2:51 PM African journalists rejoice! AMAA is giving you the chance to win $ 10,000. As part of its 10th Year Anniversary celebration, the African Movie Academy Awards has announced that it will be rewarding 3 African journalists. According to a statement by AMAA, the competition is open to print, broadcast and online

  • Photo: Pastor makes members eat grass in South African

    January 9, 2014 9:44 AM 13

    God forgive for saying this, but how stupid can some people be? And how do you follow and obey another human being so blindly? A pastor in South Africa, Pastor Lesego Daniel (you will find his pics after the cut) is making his members eat grass. Yes, grass!

  • Guinness Book: My 7-year struggle almost becoming a reality – Bash Ali

    January 8, 2014 1:58 PM 22

    Cruiserweight boxer Bash Ali on Tuesday in Abuja said his seven years of struggle to enter his name in the Guinness Book of World Records was almost becoming a reality. The boxer expressed this excitement after the Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, inaugurated the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the Bash Ali Guinness Book of World Records Title

  • Dazzling lights, Fireworks, herald New Year in Lagos  

    January 2, 2014 7:40 AM 22

    Published on January 1, 2014 by pmnews   ·   No Comments Courtesy of Lagos State Signage and Advertising Agency, LASAA, Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, witnessed a mesmerising display of lights and fireworks on New Year’s Day. The displays held at Kuramo Beach, Victoria Island, venue also of a concert by 60 artistes.

  • 2013 in review: A year of fluctuating fortunes for science

    January 1, 2014 11:24 PM 34

    ACCORDING to a review on science by Nature, from breakthroughs in stem-cell therapies to ‘cure’ for HIV, the past 12 months have seen fluctuating fortunes for science. Shutdowns, lethal viruses, typhoons and meteorites- much of this year’s science news seemed to come straight from the set of a Hollywood disaster movie. But there were plenty of feel-good

  • Plateau approves N2 billion for rehabilitation of Jos Wildlife Park

    January 1, 2014 5:06 AM 20

    The Plateau State government has approved N2 billion for the rehabilitation and expansion of Jos Wildlife Park in 2014, an official said on Tuesday in Jos. The General Manager of Plateau State Tourism Corporation, John Doy, that the money would be used to restock the park with exotic animals in the New Year. He said that the park, established 41 years

  • UN declares March 3 as World Wildlife Day

    December 27, 2013 5:48 PM 10

    The 68th Session of the UN General Assembly has declared March 3 as the World Wildlife Day, to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild fauna and flora. This is contained in a statement issued by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Website in Geneva. According to the statement, the Assembly

  • 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