Late At The Library | Livestream Felabration Performances tonight!

The British Library is celebrating Fela Kuti’s 77th birthday with a really impressive line up. Felabration marks the birthday of Fela Anikulapo Kuti (1938-1997), the defining creator of the funk, jazz and rhythmic force that is afrobeat, which emerged in Nigeria in the 1970s. As well as a composer and…

#Felabration Day 5 | See Who Is Performing Today

Felabration is our annual festival of music and arts commemorating the life and times of Nigerian’s foremost musical icon, the late great Fela Anikulakpo Kuti. As a music brand, it’s revered and highly influential. The idea and concept of Felabration as an annual celebration of Fela’s music, life and times,…

Watch This! | Lift Off, A Short Story.

A power failure while inside the lift together gets two people from different ends of the social standing talking and they find unity in diversity. As through forced conversation they find friendship and the ability to help one another lift off to a greater level.

#Felabration Day 1 | See Who Is Performing Today

Felabration is our annual festival of music and arts commemorating the life and times of Nigerian’s foremost musical icon, the late great Fela Anikulakpo Kuti. As a music brand, it’s revered and highly influential. The idea and concept of Felabration as an annual celebration of Fela’s music, life and times,…

New Music | Baby Mama by Cynthia Morgan

Cynthia Morgan, German Juice crooner releases brand new single titled Baby Mama . This is a follow up to her smash hit single/video ” Simatiniya” . The 2015 Next Rated nominee is excited to share another hot track that is sure to be a club banger. Baby Mama sure stamps Cynthia…

#Felabration Day 4 | See Who Is Performing

Felabration is our annual festival of music and arts commemorating the life and times of Nigerian’s foremost musical icon, the late great Fela Anikulakpo Kuti. As a music brand, it’s revered and highly influential. The idea and concept of Felabration as an annual celebration of Fela’s music, life and times,…

#Felabration Day 3 | See Who Is Performing Today!

Felabration is our annual festival of music and arts commemorating the life and times of Nigerian’s foremost musical icon, the late great Fela Anikulakpo Kuti. As a music brand, it’s revered and highly influential. The idea and concept of Felabration as an annual celebration of Fela’s music, life and times,…

New Music | “Independent” by SK

The name SK might be relatively unknown to industry tastemakers, but the rising Nigerian Pop sensation has been slowly but surely amassing a massive following online. His previous two singles ‘Let’s Go There’ and ‘Mujo’ have garnered nearly half a million streams on Soundcloud alone, while the video for ‘Let’s Go There’…

#Felabration Day 2 | See Who Is Performing

Felabration is our annual festival of music and arts commemorating the life and times of Nigerian’s foremost musical icon, the late great Fela Anikulakpo Kuti. As a music brand, it’s revered and highly influential. The idea and concept of Felabration as an annual celebration of Fela’s music, life and times,…

PenOp partners with Orange Health, Legus Foundation on free healthcare for elderly

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Nigeria has received a boost in the ongoing World Elderly Day celebration with the treatment of 1000 elderly people currently receiving free treatment for various levels of ailments in Lagos. Code named Project Gray 2.0, the week-long exercise which is slated to last between Monday,…

Operators Plan Pension Account for Artisans

Operators in the Contributory Pension Scheme are putting in place measures that will help Nigerians in the informal sector to cultivate a savings habit and have retirement accounts. This was contained in a report on informal sector participation in the CPS, which was obtained from the National Pension Commission. “In…

Pensions, PenCom, and the Pension Reform Act 2004

Due to the problems which had existed in the Nigerian pension system including lack of reliable records of pensioners, huge amount of resources on what became yearly verification exercises that did not address efficient pension payment, the pension reform act (Pension Reform Act 2004) was enacted in 2004 by the Obasanjo administration.

Nigerian Bus Preacher

Nigerians, Road Accidents And The Blood Of Jesus

I sincerely think that as Nigerians, we need to embrace science and technology, study it and understand it as much as we studied and understand religion and faith. It will do us a great deal! I am devoted Christian, but the way we allow religion and faith kill us in…

Senate President Bukola Saraki

Why Saraki’s Ex-Parte Is Futile And A Nullity

The news that charges have been filed against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal was received by many with shock. The expectation, however, was that the accused would be in haste to clear his name, as honourable men are wont to. On the contrary,…

Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo

HID Awolowo: An Inimitable Superwoman

Mama Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo has been described as an inimitable personality who could only be described in superlatives. In his condolence message on the passing of the matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty, Otunba Gbenga Daniel said she was a woman of charm, humility, generosity, courage, resilience, industry and vision.

Second BFIT FITNESS FESTIVAL Holds In Lagos & Abuja

Today, a decent percentage of educated, enlightened, and upwardly mobile Nigerians are well aware of the importance of physical fitness, and the need to engage in fitness activities to maintain health and general well being. Bfit Fitness Festival is the first of its kind in becoming the largest outdoors fitness…

Thespian Family & STER Present “ALTINE’S WRATH”

The Thespian Family Theatre & Productions with an overriding objective to be a change catalyst in our generation, in support of The Stand To End Rape Initiative brings to the stage, ‘Altine’s Wrath’ written by Femi Osofisan. This will be showing on Sunday 11th October and Friday 16th October at the…

Blazn Shawarma & Foods Lagos

“BLAZN SHAWARMA & FOODS” Launches In Surulere

I first visited Blazn Shawarma in December 2014 on one of those crazy weekends when the gang went paint-balling, go-carting, sightseeing, and ended up at the premier outlet of “Blazn Shawarma” in Yaba. My very favourite items on the menu have been the Shawarma, Chicken & Chips, and Noodles. Please note…

COSON Announces Captains For “COSON Week 2015”

The Captains of the different events of the much talked about COSON Week 2015 have been made public. Each captain and his vice will be responsible for coordinating the creative contents and establishing the protocols for their assigned event. The COSON Week which holds from November 1 to 7 has…

Natural Hair

5 D.I.Y Conditioning Treatments for Natural Hair

The recent Black and proud movement, by blacks of all nations, has taken most black women back to their roots literally. The new fad is all about showing off real hair proudly. The quaint term used to identify the fad is “Natural” as opposed to the former term “Virgin hair”…

Okonkwo's Inquest flier

OKONKWO’S INQUEST: a stage play inspired by “THINGS FALL APART”

Set in a land, not too far away from you. There lived a hardworking man, named Okonkwo, who never really had things easy in his early life, but worked his way to recognition. However, things took an unfortunate turn for Okonkwo; from a hero, he became the spite of Umuofia and…

ICPC Logo

How ICPC recovered N100 million looted from Federal Pay Office

An official of the Federal Pay Office, Abeokuta, is currently assisting investigators from the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, to recover over N100m meant for the use of three government colleges in Ogun State, which he diverted for personal use. The suspect, Olusegun Lawal, stole the…

PenOp's Susan Oranye

Voluntary pension contributions still very low – Susan Oranye

Susan Oranye is the Executive Secretary of Pension Fund Operators Association of Nigeria. She speaks about the challenges, achievements and future of Nigeria’s pension industry in this interview withSIMON EJEMBI How would you rate the Nigerian pension industry in comparison to other developing nations? Unfortunately, when it comes to the…

APC's Abubakar Audu

Abubakar Audu and the Campaign of Calumny -Ahmed Rufai Isah

Few days back, I read an article that was dedicated to attacking the person of Prince Abubakar Audu, the APC flag bearer in the coming elections in Kogi State. I thought of writing a rejoinder immediately but decided against it. Why write a rejoinder when I can write a different…