In a case reminiscent of the psychic octopus named Paul, which made accurate predictions in the 2010 World Cup, another magical animal, this time, a pig named Mystic Marcus, has predicted that Nigeria, alongside Belgium, Uruguay and Argentina, will progress to the Semi-finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup starting on Thursday in Russia.
Thursday, 14 June 2018
Nigerians will enjoy a refreshing summer travel season as Emirates will be serving complimentary ice cream to all its customers at Dubai International Airport. Ice cream cups will be given out at the Terminal 3 departure and transit areas from 15 June to 31 August for customers travelling from or through Dubai.
The ice cream, branded Emperor, is made in-house by Emirates Flight Catering (EKFC) and the airline expects to serve two million cups of ice cream to its customers over the next 3 months. Customers can look out for Emirates branded ice cream carts placed throughout the departure and transit areas of Terminal 3. You can choose your desired ice cream flavor. Enjoy the unique Chocolate or Vanilla flavour or be adventurous and enjoy other flavours such as Date & Arabic Coffee, Mango Sorbet, and Lemon Sorbet. The cool treats will be served during peak departure times every day - between 12am and 3am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm, and 6pm and 9pm.
Emirates continually invests to provide an unmatched travel experience, and this simple but cool initiative is a reflection of its commitment to delighting customers. Emirates’ popular Emperor ice-cream is currently also served in premium classes on select flights to Europe and the UK, and in the seven Emirates lounges at Dubai International Airport.
Nigerian Breweries Plc has restated its commitment to excellence in the practice of journalism as the 10thedition of the Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Awards opened with a promise to honour journalists who abide by the fine ethics of the profession.
Kufre Ekanem, Nigerian Breweries’ Corporate Affairs Adviser affirmed that the Golden Pen Awards has greatly impacted the role of the press in the socio-economic development of Nigeria.
He added that since its inception, the award has produced nine grand prize winners in the Journalist of the Year category, six grand prize winners in the Photo Journalist of the Year category and four others in the Report of the Year category. It has also produced several runners up in the three categories.
“Looking back over the last nine editions, we are happy that the initiative has continued to help improve the quality of journalism in Nigeria going by the quality of entries we receive every year as attested to by our independent panel of judges and stakeholders in the Nigerian media who have been part of the awards over the years,” he said.
Ekanem disclosed that in this milestone 10th edition, the company is again directing the attention of the Nigerian media to the area of Agriculture, Local Sourcing and Industrial Development as the theme for the Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Award. “As a company committed to Winning with Nigeria, we believe that the focus on Agriculture, Local Sourcing and Industrial Development is key to making our country achieve her full potential as a self –reliant and developed country with a diversified economic base, he added.
…targets Olamide’s records
Music star, Ojo Daniel Olaborode who is well known as Danny S has shot the video of his rave of the moment song, Ege.
Danny S shot the video was shot at Ifako Ijaye mini stadium, Agege, and Fagba Railway Crossing, Lagos penultimate Sunday 3rd June 2018. The video was directed by the multiple awards winning cinematographer Lekan Buhari who is popularly called Unlimited La.
“The song, Ege illustrates how a footballer fights assiduously to dribble his opponent in order to succeed. This is the adaptation of the song. As an artiste, you need to fight hard in order to succeed and gain popularity. My mentor, Olamide fought hard. Nobody reckons with him until he gets to the top. I am targeting his profile as my role model. In fact, he thought me all the principles I am using today as far as music industry is concerned. When I started music, not many people believe in me, but I proved myself that I can reach the top through my song. I thank God for the leverage. And for my fans who believe in my talents. I will not let you down. This is the kick off point. There are lots of things to achieve”, Ege master said.
Danny S who was born in Lagos state Nigeria on November 11th 1995 but hailed from Ekiti State grew up at Iju Ishaga.
Paul Sambo a prominent Kannywood Actor flanked by students at the Abuja Promasidor Harness Your Dream
Northern celebrity, actor and film maker Paul Sambo has advised students to discover themselves early and choose the careers most suitable for them.
The Bauchi State-born artiste, who was a star guest at the Promasidor’s Harness Your Dream career workshop held at the Junior Secondary School Jabi Abuja, admonished the students to believe in their dreams and strive to be the best as they still have time on their side.
He told the JSS3 students of the host school and those of Junior Secondary School, Tudun-Wada and Junior Secondary School, Wuse, Zone 1, who joined the session, that they should begin to explore their natural talents in the near future.
Sambo said: “Most of you have talents in dancing, acting, but you have to finish your studies because school has a way of nurturing your talent. I decided to pursue Agricultural Science as a course and studied hard and I graduated and today, the world is turning into farming. I now have several farms and most of my friends now come to me for business advice.’’
He explained that while in school, he supported himself with the sales of groundnuts he scavenged from the farms and added the proceeds to whatever he got from his parents to finance his secondary school education in Bauchi.