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Taken For a Ride Masquerade: Michael Jackson Alive in Nigeria by Owen Logan and Uzor Maxim Uzoatu, Altered Images, Scotland: 2014, 105pp

  Michael Jimoh This book is a fraud at first glance. The title, Masquerade: Michael Jackson Alive in Nigeria, warns any savvy reader who is old enough to know. The formerly slightly chubby, afro-haired prodigy of The Jacksons and then reborn twiggy, stringy-locked solo artiste was never in Nigeria all …

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 85th birthday: Wole Soyinka Centre holds lecture; CDHR hails laureate’s struggle for Nigerian masses

By Yemi Adeleye Lagos, July 13, 2019 The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), Lagos State Branch, has commended Prof. Wole Soyinka on his struggle for the emancipation of the Nigerian masses. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the commendation came as Soyinka, a Nobel Laureate, …

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Justify confidence reposed in you, President Buhari urges UNGA President-Elect  

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja formally congratulated Ambassador Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President-elect of the United Nations, UN General Assembly and Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the UN, urging him to justify the confidence reposed in him by Nigerians and the world. Receiving Ambassador Muhammad-Bande at State House, President Buhari said: ‘‘You …

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Airtel Africa lists on NSE,  promises value creation

By Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma/Florence Onuegbu Lagos, July 9, 2019 Airtel Africa Plc on Tuesday listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), promising to build leadership position that would create values to all stakeholders. Mr Segun Ogunsanya, the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria, gave the assurance during the listing. …

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Nigeria’s Air Peace receives rousing reception at Dubai Airport; Peter Obi, other VIPs on board flight

By Solomon Asowata Dubai (UAE), July 6, 2019 Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, got a rousing reception at the Sharjah International Airport in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), following an  inaugural flight to commence services to the Middle East nation. The flight departed the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja at about …

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