Davido bags Georgia award

December 2, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Nigerian Afrobeats star, David Adeleke, aka Davido, has been recognised as an ‘Outstanding Georgia Citizen’ by the State of Georgia. The ‘OBO’ crooner attended the State of Georgia General Assembly meeting on Friday, December 1, 2023, to receive the honour. Sharing a clip from the meeting with a copy of his proclamation letter via his X handle, Davido wrote, “This Read More

Group hails Msuaan’s legendary exploits in youth development

December 2, 2023 Editor 0

Rising-Up for a United Nigeria (RUN), a quintessential rights group dedicated to youth and national development through proactive policy interventions has described Chief Hon. Mike Msuaan (MON) as a beacon of hope for the Nigerian youth and a bridge builder who has made giant exploits beyond his Tiv and Benue roots. This followed the conferment of a well-deserved and meritorious Read More

Portable wins first international music award

November 13, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Controversial Nigerian singer, Habeeb Okikiola, popularly known as Portable, has won the Best New Artist at the 2023 African Entertainment Awards, USA (AEUSA). This is Portable’s first international music award. Portable beat the likes of Blaq Bones, Odumodublvk and Seyi Vibez among others to emerge as winner. A renowned charts recorder, ChartsAfrica, announced this on Monday in a post on Read More

Osimhen wants to win Ballon D’Or

October 26, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

Super Eagles and Napoli forward Victor Osimhen is desirous of winning this year’s Ballon d’Or. Osimhen is in contention for 2023 Ballon d’Or along with 29 other players. It’s the first time the Nigeria international will be nominated for the award. The 24-year-old stated that he has an eye on the award. “If one day I could get closer to win Read More

Yemi Alade among winners at Trace Awards

October 22, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Top Nigerian singers, Davido, Rema, Tayc, Asake and Yemi Alade are among other top African artists who won big at the African and Afro-inspired music, the inaugural Trace Awards held on Saturday. The first-ever Trace Awards 2023 took place on October 21 at the BK Arena in Kigali, Rwanda. The ceremony showcased over 150 nominees across various music genres, spanning Read More

PICTURES: Nimrod bags another Authentic Sports Personality Award in historic fashion

October 14, 2023 Editor 0

Top Kaduna-based multiple award winning Online news site, Authentic News daily, has presented the year 2022 Sports Personality of the Year award to the President, Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Engineer Musa Nimrod. The award was presented on Saturday October 14, 2023 on the sidelines of the final of the National Division One and Two Volleyball League at the Ahmadu Bello Read More

18th edition Wole Soyinka Award for investigative reporting opens

October 7, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) has commenced acceptance of entries for the 18th edition of the Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting (WSAIR). A press statement by Executive Director/CEO, WSCIJ, Motunrayo Alaka, said the applications opened from Wednesday, October 4, and would close on Tuesday, October 24, 2023 by 4 pm. He noted that the Wole Soyinka Read More

VIDEO: Nurse Afuekwe bags excellence award, lauds NANNM for exemplary leadership

September 28, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

A recipient of the 2023 National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwifery (NANNM)Award, Mrs. Hope Ebele Afuekwe, has commended Anambra State Council of the association for rewarding excellence amongst the Nurses and Midwives. Mrs. Afuekwe, a veteran Nurse gave the commendation in Awka shortly after receiving the 2023 Professional Excellence Award in recognition of her exemplary leadership in public service Read More

Africa illustrious award to honour outstanding change makers in Africa

September 23, 2023 Editor 0

Preparations are now in top gear for the 2023 Africa Illustrious Award, which has been slated to hold on October 13, 2023, at the Lagos Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. This award, instituted some five years ago, has consistently painstakingly identified and recognised Africans who are making just a little more effort; those going the extramile through their extraordinary Read More

Pictures: Institute confers fellowship award on sports development ministry’s spokesman

September 23, 2023 Editor 0

In recognition of his dedication and commitment to public service and service delivery in the country, the Membership Council of the Institute of Corporate Administration has approved the conferment of Fellowship Award on the Director, Press and Public Relations of the Federal Ministry of Sports Development, Abuja, Mr Mohammed Manga. The approval for the conferment of the Award on him Read More

Revealed! 2023 Headies Award winners *See full list

September 4, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Popular Music award, Headies award on Sunday September 3, 2023 its 16th edition in Atlanta Georgia for the second consecutive year. The award which was created in the year 2006 saw Mavin star,  Rema, as the biggest winner, going home with three awards. Here is the full winners list. BEST RAP SINGLE‘Declan Rice’ by ODUMODUBLVCK BEST MALE VOCAL PERFORMANCE‘Kpe Paso’ Read More

NOTAP bags BPSR organisational self-assessment tool award

July 25, 2023 Binta Shama 0

The Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) has awarded the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) a silver plaque following the independent assessment as well as validated assessment of NOTAP by the bureau in October, 2021. Presenting the award to the Director General of NOTAP Dr. DanAzumi Mohammed Ibrahim at the Office headquarters in Abuja recently, the Director Read More

Nigerian-born Canon Chimenem Otto bags fellow, Royal Society of Arts 

May 19, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Nigerian-born Environment and Sustainability Consultant, Canon Chimenem Otto, FRSA, has been appointed as a fellow by the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) for his social impact in the United Kingdom and Africa. The RSA fellowship is awarded in recognition of people whom the organisation’s judges deem to have made outstanding achievements for social progress and development. Canon Otto’s remarkable efforts Read More

Pictures: How FG honoured deserving former corps members with employment, others

May 19, 2023 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has granted automatic employment to 65 former members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the Federal Civil Service ⁣The President who made the pronouncement on Thursday at the President’s NYSC Homours Award Ceremony held at the State House Conference Centre stated that, of the 65 recipients, 52 received the Presidential Honours Awards, while the remaining Read More

Hamzat Lawal, Tobi Amusan, other outstanding Nigerians listed in MIPAD Global 100 Under 40 Class of 2023

May 5, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

36 outstanding Nigerians have been listed in the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) Global 100 Under 40 Class of 2023. MIPAD, a global civil society initiative supporting the International Decade for People of African Descent, has, over the years, recognised outstanding personalities and high achievers of African descent worldwide for their positive contributions to humanity. Chief Executive Officer Read More

2023 AMVCA awards: Organisers announce full list of actors, writers, other nominees

April 17, 2023 Admin III 0

The nominees for 2023 edition of Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) have been announced by its organisers. AMVCA is an annual event to commend outstanding performances in television, film, and entertainment. The 9th edition of AMVCA nominations was announced on Sunday by Bisola Aiyeola and Adjetey Anang, the TV stars. This year’s edition award ceremony will hold on May 20. Below Read More

2023: Full list of Oscar award nominees

March 12, 2023 Admin III 0

Nominees for the 95th Oscar Awards have been revealed ahead of a ceremony on March 12 in Los Angeles. Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan’s oddball sci-fi movie, “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” led in sheer number of nominations, with 11 total; Martin McDonagh’s “The Banshees of Inisherin” and Edward Berger’s “All Quiet on the Western Front” tied for second, with Read More

Osimhen ‘ll be perfect fit for Man United – Ighalo

March 8, 2023 Admin III 0

Al Hilal striker, Odion Ighalo has advised Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen to pitch his tent with Manchester United even as the inform striker wins the player of the month for February in Serie A. The former Liille forward has been having a terrific campaign for Napoli this season, leading the league goalscoring chart with 19 goals. He scored in all Read More

2023 #GrammyAwards: How Tem towered high *Full list of winners

February 6, 2023 Admin III 0

Popular singer, Temilade Openiyi, professionally known as Tems, has made history after becoming Nigeria’s first female Grammy Award winner. See other notable winners at the the event that held in Los Angeles on Sunday Album of the year
Harry Styles – Harry’s House 
Best new artist
Samara Joy 
Record of the year
Lizzo – About Damn Time Song of the year
Bonnie Raitt – Read More

Applause as James Ume wins The Sun Humanitarian Service Icon award

January 30, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Chief James Ume, founder and chairman of Unubiko Foundation, has been honoured with the “The Sun Newspapers Humanitarian Service Icon Award 2022” one of the biggest recognitions by The Sun Publishing Company Ltd, publishers of The Sun Newspaper titles. Ume received the award alongside 25 other eminent Nigerians in a well-attended ceremony at the Expo Convention Centre, Eko Hotels & Read More

CSO lauds Man of the Year award for Mele Kyari

January 29, 2023 David Agba, Abuja 0

A group under the umbrella of Greater Nigeria Professionals (GNP) has commended the Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd), Mele Kyari, for being honoured with the “The Sun Man of The Year Award 2022” for the second consecutive time. Mele Kyari was at the weekend honoured with the award in Lagos.  The group Read More

Oscars 2023: All you need to know as organisers reveal nominees

January 24, 2023 Admin III 0

Everything Everywhere All At Once leads the field at this year’s Academy Awards, with 11 nominations. The madcap adventure follows a woman, played by Michelle Yeoh, who hops through the multiverses as different versions of herself. Other best picture nominees include Top Gun: Maverick, Avatar: The Way of Water and The Banshees of Inisherin. The best actress and actor nominees Read More

Rage over anti-igbo remarks as many Nigerians sign petition against popular singer Brymo

January 11, 2023 Admin III 0

Over 6,000 Nigerians, have signed petitioned against popular Singer, Olawale Ashimi, professionally known as Brymo, over anti-Igbo comments on social media. The petition is signed in order to ensure that the singer is prevented from winning at the 2023 All Africa Music Award (AFRIMA). AFRIMA in 2022 had nominated Brymo in the ‘Song Writer of the Year’ category, and some Read More