Wednesday , October 23 2019

Ben Okotie-Eboh – a Deep Passion for Radio

Ben Okotie-Eboh is the Chief Executive of Crown FM Warri, Delta State. He is one of the children of late Festus Okotie-Eboh, that have so far resisted the perceived strong allure of partisan politics. Although, no doubt born with a silver spoon and an unmistakable thorough-bred, he is often adorned …

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Electricity: Transcorp,

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) on Tuesday named a consortium, which includes Transcorp Nigeria Plc, as the highest bidder for the Ughelli Power Plc with an offer of 300 million dollars. The result was announced by Mr Atedo Peterside, Chairman, Technical Committee, National Council on Privatisation (NCP) at the …

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Transcorp excited over winning bid for Ughelli power plant

WorldStage Newsonline– Transcorp Plc has expressed excitement over the Tuesday selection of its consortium as the preffered bidder for the 972 mega watts capacity Ughelli Power Plant; one of the six power generation companies being privatized by the government. The Nigerian Bureau for Public Enterprises (“BPE”) , following the conclusion …

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Flood Submerges 59 Communities In Delta

No fewer than 59 communities in Delta were affected as a result of the River Niger overflowing its banks. The member representing Ndokwa East State Constituency, Mr Friday Osanebi, made this known on Friday after assessing the situation in his constituency. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the …

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27 Years After, Highlife Maestro, Lexy Mella Drops Second Album

One of the surviving Highlife Music legends from the South-east, Alexander Mella a.k.a Lexy Mella who was known for his infusion of ‘western style into bongo music’ in the 80s, has revealed plans to make a comeback into the nation’s music scene after more than two decades of disappearing from …

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Controversy trails GEJ’s $200m facility for entertainment industry

Stakeholders in the Nigerian movie industry, on Friday, refuted claims by the Nigerian Export-Import (NEXIM) Bank that the organisation had disbursed N700 million in loans to the entertainment industry. Zik Okafor, the President of the Association of Movie Producers (AMP), said in Lagos on Friday that none of its 1005 members …

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Using National Theatre To Redefine Nigeria

FOR more than three decades, the National Theatre complex has been serving as a veritable ground where creative enterprise is promoted, preserved and exhibited. Over the years, as the theatre culture dwindled with Nigerians preferring home movies to live performance, the theatre mansion seemed to have lost touch with the …

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When Bollywood Came to Abuja

It was an all family affair when Nigerians and members of the Indian community and other nationals were treated to a night of Bollywood music, movies and Indian cuisines last Saturday at the Capital bar of the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. The event which is the second in the Hilton’s …

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Why Every Family Should Have ‘Animal Farm’ – Bimbo Manuel

Bimbo Manuel, a veteran actor, is still on the Nigerian entertainment radar. The over 50- old actor seems to be living life to the fullest. He spoke briefly with Weekend Magazine. Excerpts….. Weekend Magazine: You are a known face in Nollywood. What is the negative impact it has had on …

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Transcorp Wins Bid For Power Plant

Lagos, Nigeria- September 25 2012- The Nigerian Bureau for Public Enterprises (“BPE”) , following the conclusion of its evaluation of the commercial bids for the privatization of some of the power generation companies created from the unbundling to the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), has announced that the Transcorp …

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