Friday, 16 November 2018

BURSTED!! EFCC Arrests 34 Yahoo Boys With Charm In Ogun State (Photos)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan Office has arrested thirty-four suspected internet fraudsters at 21, Sawmill Road, Awa-Ijebu, Ogun state.
The suspected cyber criminals who are between 19 and 37 years of age include Twenty-three students of Olabisi Onabanjo University, out of which nine were ladies who allegedly claimed to be girlfriends and or neighbors of some of the suspects; one from the National Open University of Nigeria and twelve others are non-students.
The Commission got wind of their activities through series of intelligence alleging that the suspected fraudsters engaged in fraudulent activities of obtaining money by false pretences through sending emails to unsuspecting victims mostly in the United States of America while others were engaged in romance scam on several dating sites.
At the point of arrest, EFCC operatives recovered over three hundred SIM cards from them. Other items recovered from the suspects include: different models and brands of exotic cars, 18 laptops (nine being of Apple brand), 50 telephones (21 iPhones) and two bags of fetish objects (juju) from them.

PHOTOS: Impactful Women Award Holds Successfully In Accra

Dignitaries from all walks of life relished great moments at the 2018 Impactful Women Award / Lecture on Breast Cancer which held at the ultra-modern event auditorium of UDS Guest House, Accra- Ghana.
Several women who are making impact in their different fields of endeavor gathered at the venue to receive different categories of Award viz Education, Youth Advocacy/Empowerment, Business , Health, Social Work, Journalism, Humanitarian services etc.  The theme of the event was ‘’ Celebrating Creativity and Hardwork of the African Woman’’.

Comrade Barry Ndu Nwaihim, the convener of Impactful Women Award (IWA) stated in an interview with our international correspondent that the essence of the event was to celebrate women who are doing great things across the world and encourage them to keep doing more. He noted that most times in the African setting, women are relegated to the background meanwhile more women are becoming breadwinners of homes, CEO in different organizations and trail blazers. Comrade Barry explained that the best way to get the best out of achievers is to continuously encourage them. He frowned at the instances where people who are impacting society are allowed to die before families and government spend so much money to bury them. He called on African government to place emphasis on the empowerment of young women as they have the capacity to bring new ideas and creativity in government. He also advised guests to take note from the lecture on Breast Cancer so they can put into use all that is needed to properly take care of their body system to prevent cancer.

Fast Rising, New Music Wonder Phatiah Receives Endorsment As Numatville Brand Ambassador

As the creative and dynamic music youngster, Phatiah continues to rise on the music scene with her recently released music single, “Educationwhich was released on Climax Entertainments platform.
Recognition of her unique talent in the highly crowed Nigerian music industry came in a way of endorsement of Phatiah as brand ambassador of Numatville Tourism Megacity, with a complimentary plot of land worth millions of Naira with the endorsement confirmed by Hon. Amb. Jonathan Daniel.

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NEA Awards Announces Its 2018 Winners

The 13th edition of the Nigeria Entertainment Awards was held on Saturday, November 10th, 2018 at the University of the District of Columbia Theater of the Arts in Washington, DC.

The show was hosted by Charles Okocha popularly known as Igwe Tupac and featured top African and Caribbean stars. Davido and Tiwa Savage were the big winners of the night taking home Afropop Male and Female Artists of the year respectively.
Other highlight of the show saw Tunde Ednut winning the Humanitarian Award, Gbenga Solitude won Entertainment Pioneer Award and Harry Baba winning the Community Activist Award.
The 2018 NEA awards was supported by Raging Bull Entertainment, UDR Media, DJ Zimo, EEC, Colors of Africa, Afrobeats Live, Phemstar Productions, Solara Group, Kedu TV, Splash Entertainment, Igbo Girls brunch and Moijey Jewelries. 

See Full List of Winners below: 
 Album of the Year: Outside (Burna Boy) 
 Hottest Single of the Year: Legbegbe (Mr Real) 
 AfroPop Male Artist of the Year: Davido 
 AfroPop Female Artist of the Year: Tiwa Savage 
 Alternative Artist of the Year: Adekunle Gold 
 Diaspora/International Artist of the Year: Skepta
 Best New Act: Small Doctor 

MO' PRECIOUS Celebrates One Year Of Hosting Omo Naija Show On Radio

It was an atmosphere of love, great bonding, unity and togetherness  at the fore court of the British Council, Accra-Ghana as one of the most patriotic Nigerian journalist in Ghana, Omobola Precious celebrated one year of the very popular show on Radio - Omo Naija.

This great event which held over the weekend saw the presence of dignitaries who came from across the continent to show solidarity and support a worthy cause. They all came with an aim of assisting in their own way in ensuring that this radio programme  that brings Ghanaians and Nigerians on the same platform in unity and love is sustained.

Omobola Precious popularly known as Mo Precious who hosts the Omo Naija Show on Ahortor 92.3 Fm, while giving her opening remarks appreciated God for how far He has brought her within just one year the programme was introduced on Radio. She said that her inspiration is her earnest desire to see a more unified relationship between Ghana and Nigeria. She explained that these two countries have come a long way even before independence so there is a need to support initiatives that promotes its unity. She commended Hon. Ofosu Ampofo, the MD/CEO of Ahortor FM for giving her the opportunity to showcase her God given talent. She promised that in the coming years, she would never relent in introducing more creative ideas that would always hold listeners spell bound and constantly tuned to Ahortor fm.