Browsing Archive: September, 2016

FEMALE AND AFRICAN- INDOMITABLE AND EXCEPTIONAL

Posted by Balkiss Adesokan Bakare on Saturday, September 3, 2016, In : Feature Articles 




SPOTLIGHTING AFRICAN FEMALE ICONS

All through history, the evolution of mankind has been punctuated with the exploits of many powerful women from whose bowels, entire nations were sired and the legend of others who led armies into war and on whose word, empires rose and fell. Many contemporary women stirred the consciousness of humanity through their crusading campaigns for gender equality and women empowerment.

Throughout time however, no matter the cause or venture- the common thread between ...

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“I HAVE SO MUCH ADMIRATION FOR ALIKO DANGOTE’S BUSINESS ACUMEN” – Obinwanne Okeke

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Saturday, September 3, 2016, In : Our Headline Articles 


On the 24th of July 2016; The Nigerian Voice Newspaper had an exclusive Interview with 28 years old Obinwanne Okeke one of two Nigerians whose name made the list of Forbes 2016- 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs in Africa to watch out for in the future. We spoke with him extensively on his upbring, educational background and schooling days in South Africa, his business, Nigeria, the Nigerian image in the Diaspora and a whole lot of other issues.

Obinwanne George Okeke is a young Nigerian e...

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UNVEILING THE APC SOUTH AFRICA: Engr. BOLA BABARINDE

Posted by Rotimi Oyelowo on Saturday, September 3, 2016, In : Our Headline Articles 




Controversy persists within the South African Chapter of the ruling party in Nigeria; the All Progressive Congress (APC) Party. This has led to different factions within the party with the Bola Babarinde-led faction getting the mandate letter from the National Party in Nigeria signed by the Party Chairman Chief John Oyegun to bring together all factions and organize an authentic National convention that will truly reflect the party’s principles.

Bola Babarinde was born into the family of lat...

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“PRAGMATICALLY, I ENJOY ASSOCIATING WITH NIGERIANS WHO ARE GOOD AMBASSADORS” - FOV

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Saturday, September 3, 2016, In : Our Headline Articles 




On Wednesday 10th of August 2016, our reporter sat down exclusively with a passionate Nigerian citizen based in Johannesburg, South Africa popularly known as “FOV”; an acronym coined out from his names Fagbamigbe Oluwatosin Victor. The sit-down exclusive chat took place at his Nigel residence besides Springs in the East of Johannesburg at around 11am. The chat focused on knowing the man behind the name and the inspiration of the man’s strong passion and belief in Nigeria amongst other i...

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PRESIDENT BUHARI NOMINATES MR OGUNTUASHE AS AMBASSADOR

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Saturday, September 3, 2016, In : News Stories 




President Buhari has sent the names of nominated Ambassadors to the Nigerian National Assembly. This is according to The Cable news online portal -thecable.com- of Thursday 9th June 2016;  "The names were contained in a letter sent to the senate, and read on the floor of the upper legislative chamber by Senate President Bukola Saraki on Thursday".

"In the letter, the president sought the consent of the senate‎ for the confirmation of the nominees. According to Saraki, Buhari asked that the s...

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254 NIGERIAN RESIDENTS IN SOUTH AFRICA DEFRAUD FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF N11 MILLION – CONSUL GENERAL.

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Saturday, September 3, 2016, In : News Stories 




An article by News Agency of Nigeria was published in various Nigerian Newspapers on the 25th of July 2016 where the outgoing Consul-General of Nigeria Mrs Uche Ajulu-Okeke stated that 254 Nigerian residents in South Africa had defrauded the Federal Government of Nigeria to the tune of 11 million Naira an equivalent of $39, 370, over visa and passport fees at processing centres in South Africa.

The Outgoing Consul General Uche Ajulu-Okeke stated in her interview with the News Agency of Nigeria...

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DAMANI MUSIC PROMOTIONS LAUNCHED WITH A BIG BANG!

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Saturday, September 3, 2016, In : Entertainment 




Omolaja Quadri Domeih popularly known as Damani launched his music Promotions Company-Damani Music Promotions with a big bang in Pretoria, South Africa. 

The event was attended by friends and fans of the performing artist many of whom donated sum of money in support of the launch. The aim of the company is to produce music and promote music artistes.

Damani, while addressing his guests, thanked them for showing him so much support. “I am so happy and so impressed tonight that a lot of people ...

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MADIBA AVIARY CELEBRATES MANDELA DAY WITH THE LESS PRIVILEGED.

Posted by Olaniyi Abodedele on Saturday, September 3, 2016, In : Conferences & Events 




Members of Madiba Aviary Club South Africa on Monday 18th July 2016 visited Children of “YENZANI CHILDREN HOME” in Midrand to celebrate 67 minutes of Mandela day. During the visit they gave out food items and gifts to the less privileged children at the home. The food items given out include rice, tissue rolls, full cream milk, Milo drinks and many other items.

Madiba Aviary International Club is an International non-profit organization registered in Nigeria, UK, America, South Africa, Ger...

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NIGERIA ANKARA FASHION TREND FOR THE SUMMER

Posted by Amanda Ibironke on Saturday, September 3, 2016, In : Fashion, Tradition & Culture 




The start of summer does not mean that the New Year’s fashion trends will be all entirely new. That is the beauty of trends, right?

Given the buzz that fashion shows and new fads created last year, the summer promises to be eventful period fashion wise. We expect designers to be daring and more innovative, even though style trends are the recreation of what was.

We foresee originality, a lot of skin, a serious infusion of graphic works, designer nets, shimmering eye shadows, superb colors, lo...

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MMANWU MASQUERADES

Posted by Frank Ozua on Saturday, September 3, 2016, In : Tourism, Travels & Tours 




The Igbos in South-Eastern Nigeria is widely known as people who cherish their culture and traditions. This appreciation dates as far back as pre-colonial Nigeria when various cultural injunctions are strictly adhered to while defaulters are severely dealt with. 

THE FESTIVAL

Do you want to see the best of Masquerade display? A visit to any of these Nigerian South-East States Abia, Imo, Enugu and Anambra will avail you a lifetime experience. Each of the States mentioned above has Masquerades th...

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THE IGBO TRADITIONAL ATTIRE

Posted by Jerry Emeka on Saturday, September 3, 2016, In : Fashion, Tradition & Culture 




Traditionally, the attire of the Igbo generally consisted of little clothing as the purpose of clothing then was to conceal private parts, although elders were fully clothed. Children were usually nude from birth till their adolescence (the time when they were considered to have something to hide) but sometimes ornaments such as beads were worn around the waist for medical reasons. Uli body art was also used to decorate both men and women in the form of lines forming patterns and shapes on th...

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