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Indonesia’s Volcano Tsunami Sweeps Away Band At Beach Live Performance

…….Band members Among 62 confirmed Dead A tsunami triggered by an underwater landslide from volcanic eruptions has hit beaches in Indonesia, killing at least 62 people and injuring 600 more. People ran in fear as five-metre waves flooded streets and swept away homes and vehicles on Saturday night. A dramatic video posted on social media showed the Jakarata pop band Seventeen performing at a tent at a beach in Tanjung Lesung when a wave collapses the stage from behind. People can be heard screaming and seen running. The band released…

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VP Osinbajo At Wells Carlton Hotel Opening, Wants Local Capacity Appreciated

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians to show betterappreciation of local abilities and talents to enable the country to be competitive globally. Osinbajo made the call on Sunday when he inaugurated a five-star hotel, Wells Carlton Hotel and Apartments, in Abuja. He described the hotel, located in Asokoro District, as luxury and an incredible plant that would add value to the entertainment and hospitality sector of the country. The vice-president called on Nigerians to stop underestimating themselves in terms of talent and capacity. `This is not just a hotel but…

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Veteran Yoruba Comedian,  Baba Sala, Buried In Ilesa Amid Tears

The remains of the late veteran Yoruba comedian, Moses Adejumo, popularly known as Baba Sala, were buried in his Ilesa, Osun State country home on Friday amid tears by family members and other sympathisers. The 82-year-old  comedian died on October 7 at his private residence in Ilesa after suffering a stroke. Speaking at the funeral service held for the deceased at the Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Model Parish District Headquarters, Ilesa, Elder Apostle S.O Adeoye enjoined Christians to live a life worthy of emulation. He said the late  Adejumo lived…

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REDTV Rave Is Official Headliner Gig Of 2018

The much anticipated and talked about REDTVrave3 finally rocked Lagos on Saturday, the first day of December. The online lifestyle network owned by the United Bank for Africa Group is one that is fast becoming a leader when you refer to lifestyle brands. The REDTV rave which was attended by over 3500 youths in Lagos was one that is bound to be talked about throughout this festive season. It was a great opener for 2018 Christmas season of events in the very busy Lagos social calendar and  it was lit!…

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We’re Compiling List Of Festivals Nationwide To Boost Tourism – Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said his Ministry will soon produce a compendium of the festivals across the country as part of efforts to boost tourism and showcase the country’s diverse cultures.   The Minister disclosed this in Istanbul, Turkey, on Monday while speaking at the ongoing 3rd UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture, jointly organized by the two UN agencies.   He said with more than 365 festivals across Nigeria, the country can organize one festival per day all year round, thus boosting…

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World’s Oldest Barber At 107 Years, Still Works Full-Time

The world’s oldest barber, 107-year-old Anthony Mancinelli, cuts hair on weekdays in New Windsor, New York. Standing in the modern Fantastic Cuts salon, with late-2000s pop music wafting through the ceiling, Mancinelli held his original hand-powered cutting shearers and explained how great they were when wasn’t readily available. “For one customer, the power went out not too long ago too — and I was able to finish him just the same with these,” Mancinelli said. Anthony Mancinelli has been cutting hair for 96 years, having started when he was 11. That puts his first…

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Ace Comedian, Baba Sala, Dies At 84, FG, Others Mourn

…….Minister Calls Him Incomparable Thespian Nigeria’s king of comedy, Moses Olaiya Adejumo, popularly called Baba Sala has died at age 84. The veteran musician, theatre artiste and filmmaker who had suffered old age ailments for a long while had been rumoured to have passed on, several times. Baba Sala died in Ilesa on Sunday evening and his body has been deposited at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex Annex, (Wesley Guild Hospital) in Ilesa Meanwhile condolence messages have been pouring in honour of the comedian who made the difference…

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RedTV Launches New Web Series, ‘The Men’s Club’

The trailer for RedTV’s anticipated new Series The Men’s Club is out ahead of its October 8th premiere. The series, directed by Tola Odunsi and written by Dami Elebe, promises to be an intriguing watch especially as it stars some of your favourite stars.   REDTV’s most anticipated show of the season is here. The drama series takes us on a journey of four friends surrounded by women, their businesses and the hassles of the city. We finally get to know how men think as these young men share their experiences.   ‘Fresh boy’ Louis Okafor,…

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Ooni Lauds Fashion Week For Promoting Pride Of Nigeria, Africa

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi late on Sunday said that the African Week Fahion Nigeria and London (AFWNL) has continued to promote the pride of Nigeria and African fabrics. Ogunwusi said this in his address at the end of the two-day fifth edition of the African Fashion Week Nigeria (AFWN) held at the Lagoon Restaurant in Lagos. He said that the both shows, usually held in Lagos and London annually, had continued to create an international brand in the entertainment industry for Nigeria. He also commended the founder,…

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Nigeria Fast Becoming Destination Of Choice For Tourists – Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said Nigeria is fast becoming a destination of choice for international tourists because of the favourable policies of the present administration. Speaking in Abuja on Monday when he received the organisers and contestants of the Miss Polo International Beauty Pageant, due to hold in the nation’s capital on Tuesday, Alhaji Mohammed said: “There is no doubt that Nigeria is fast becoming a destination of choice for international tourists, thanks to the country’s hospitable people, the country’s increasingly-high rating in the…

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