Soldiers kill A’ Ibom most wanted criminals

Troops of 2 Brigade, Nigerian Army yesterday killed the leader and members of a notorious killer squad terrorising Ukanafun and Etim Ekpo local government areas of Akwa Ibom State. Assistant Director, Public Relations, 2 Brigade, Uyo, Major Umar Shuaib, told journalists that the gang leader, Akaninyene Uko alias Isoakpaefid, and his members were killed when troops invaded the hideout of the gang at Ikpe village in Etim Ekpo Local Government Area and engaged the hoodlums in a gun battle. Shuaib explained that the troops also killed two members – Aniebet…

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Why I don’t wear caps –Tony Okoroji

Chief Tony Okoroji is the Chairman of the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) Board. Okoroji came to national limelight in the early eighties with his release of several cross over songs such as ‘Juliana,’ ‘Oriaku,’ ‘Locomotion’ and many others, which became national favourites. At 29 years old, Chief Okoroji was elected National President of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN). He also led the vanguard for the establishment of the Nigerian Copyright Commission and served twice on the Board of the Commission. Chief Okoroji, today, continues to be an…

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I once lived in a warehouse –Monica Omorodion Swaida

Monica Omorodion Swaida is an actress, producer, dancer and singer. In her teenage days, she was a backup singer for a number of top artistes like Majek Fashek, Sunny Okosun, Evi Edna Ogoli and many more. She is also the co-producer of Nollywood blockbuster epic movie, ‘Esohe’. In this interview with EDWIN USOBOH, Monica sheds light on her initiative, ‘Street Angels’, movies and music in Nigeria Background: I am a Nigerian based in America. I grew up in Nigeria and America. I am one of nine children of my parents,…

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Bossladies Nest 36: The hunter becomes prey

  Jay stared at the little stone in his palm. It was stained with blood. Icy hands clawed at his heart. He urinated blood and stone! The pain he felt a while ago had subsided. The relief he felt when the stone came out was heavenly. He examined the tiny stone again and shivered. Who did he offend? Who could be after his life? His wife? His heart raced. He turned the stone this way and that, his brow furrowed. He cursed aloud as he remembered that his phone had…

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Oba Olugbon celebrates coronation in grand style

After the demise of Oba Osunbade, people of the ancient town of Orile-Igbon in Surulere Local Government in Oyo State, had to cope with the absence of a leader who is supposed to act in the capacity of a traditional ruler. Some sons of Orile- Igbon tried occupying the vacant stool but their efforts ended in futility as certain factors did not work in their favour to occupy the exalted throne. Succour, however, would eventually come the way of the town and her people when after due consultations, successful international…

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Caroline Danjuma reacts to alleged butt enlargement

Actress Caroline Danjuma seems to have confirmed report of alleged butt enlargement. Earlier in the week, there were speculations that the beautiful light skinned diva went through the knife in order to have her butt enlarged.   This was first made public through top blogger, Linda Ikeji, when she made a post with another actress, Tonto Dike, who had earlier admitted to undergoing surgery in order to expand her body size. Caroline who wasn’t happy with the moves didn’t hesitate, to reply the blogger.   Caroline while replying Linda didn’t…

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Celebration as Igbinedion’s daughter quits spinsterhood

Igbinnedion’s dynasty from the ‘Heart Beat of the Nation,’ Edo State, is one of the most well to do, noble and popular families from the south south region of the country. Another fact that cannot be disputed is that the large family contributes in no little measure to the happenings on the social radar.   This is because the family at one time or the other has tenable reasons to roll out drums for celebration. In the just concluded year, the high society turned up for a couple of events…

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