Yemi Alade set to release deluxe edition of “Mama Africa” album « Nigerian News on the go from Nigerian Pilot Newspaper. Yemi Alade is set to release a deluxe edition of her recent sophomore album, “Mama Africa”.
The singer is building on the success of her “Mama Africa: The Diary of an African Woman” album, hoping to cover more territories. The deluxe version which is to be released on April 6th, 2016, features new songs, new producers and collaborations from South Africa’s diva Bucie and hip-hop star AKA. The deluxe edition features six tracks: Mama Africa (Produced by GospelOnDeBeatz), Mama Africa (Remix) feat.
Aubameyang excited with CAF award. Nigeria News. Latest News - Nigeria. Nigerian Pilot. Nigeria News. Yemi Alade to release 2nd album “Mama Africa” Yemi Alade has announced the release of her sophomore album, “Mama Africa”.
DJ Neptune launches radio station. DJ Neptune has floated an online radio station named Neptune FM.
‘Neptune FM’ by the popular disc jockey, is a 24-hour online radio that guarantees uninterrupted non-stop mixes from different disc jockeys anywhere on planet earth. “Road to Yesterday” screened to select audience in Lagos. Genevieve Nnaji’s debut movie, ‘Road to Yesterday’, was last Wednesday, October 27 shown to a selected group of movie critics, entertainment personalities and showbiz journalists.
The special screening held at the Genesis Deluxe Cinemas was attended by top celebrities including Richard Mofe Damijo, Chigul among others. “Road to Yesterday”, which tells the story of an estranged couple, who try to mend their relationship on a road trip to a relative’s funeral. The producer after the film was screened for the audience, revealed she was motivated to do something new and tell the Nigerian love story in a way it has never been told, “Our stories look too predictable,” she said.
The movie was directed by Ishaya Bako, a London Film School Alumni and the creator of Braids on a Bald Head, the Best Short Film at the 2012 edition of AMAA Awards. Save our roads from traffic crashes, The anguish of travelling on our roads is better imagined.
From the state of general disrepair to the recklessness often exhibited by the road users themselves, mostly the commercial drivers. Clearly, our roads are increasingly becoming death traps for travellers, and a high degree of uncertainty as to how any journey would end. That our roads are so bad and dangerous and not safe to the crowded users, no doubt is a statement of fact. According to the World Health Organisation’s, Global status report on road safety 2015, no fewer than 1.25 million people die each year as a result of road traffic crashes despite improvement in road safety.
TP Mazembe dares USM Alger in CAF Champions League final. Former chairman of the Nigeria Football Association, NFA, Brigadier General Dominic Oneya (rtd) will be the match commissioner in today’s CAF Champions League final first- leg clash between TP Mazembe from the Democratic Republic of Congo and USM Alger scheduled for Bologhine, Algeria USM Alger are yet to win the continental trophy, the DR Congo outfit, TP Mazembe would be seeking a fifth African glory since their back-to-back triumphs in 2009 and 2010.
The East and North Africa countries club sides finished top of their respective groups before seeing off the Sudanese duo of Khartoum heavyweights Al Hilal and Al Merreikh in the semifinals. NFF drops code of conduct. As NSC grills Pinnick, Sanusi Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, is set to soft pedal on some hard stands being taken against Super Eagles players including introduction of code of conduct, following the wave of retirement by some senior members of the squad.
Their change of stand on the issue followed the intervention of the Director General of National Sports Commission, NSC, Mallam Al Hassan Yakmut who queried the federation. The football house had entered an emergency meeting on Wednesday following the outcry from some well-meaning Nigerians including members of the National Assembly. The NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, and its General Secretary, Dr. Enyimba, Warriors clash in Abia ‘El Classico’ Local rivals Enyimba and Abia Warriors will slug it out tomorrow ‘s Abia El-Classico” with both hoping for the points to consolidate their ambitions.
The People’s Elephant’ will be visiting Umuahia with the intention of breaking the jinx of never defeating their oriental brothers in the Premier league since the capital club made it to the elite class two seasons ago. In their previous three meetings, Abia Warriors have an edge with a win and two draws. In their first Premier league season, Abia Warriors, with 1-0 win became the only team to beat Enyimba in their fortress in Aba while the second leg encounter ended 3-3 in Umuahia. Chelsea vs Liverpool: IT’S WIN OR BURST FOR MOURINHO.
Liverpool have lost once in five visits to Stamford Bridge Super Eagles defensive midfielder, John Mikel Obi and his colleagues in Chelsea are set to turnaround the stuttering defence of their Barclays Premier League title this season and the visit of Liverpool today.
The Blues are known to face an uphill task against the Original Red at the Stamford Bridge, are now being handled by Jurgan Klopp who sent Jose Mourinho and his then Real Madrid Club out of the 2012/2013 UEFA Champions League. Mourinho has lost half of his 10 league matches this season and six in the past 12 going back to 2014/15.
U17 WORLD CUP: EAGLETS SET TO DUMP BRAZIL. World’s U-17 football champions, the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria ranked number one will tomorrow battle the world’s second best, Brazil in the quarterfinals of the ongoing 2015 FIFA U17 World Cup in Chile.
The Golden Eaglets hammered Australia 6-0 in Viña del Mar to reach the last eight. Nigeria have won the championship a record four times while their opponent in tomorrow’s quarter final, Brazil that have won the trophy three- times Nigeria have been in stunning form winning three of their four matches in the tournament thus far losing to Croatia 2-1 in their last group match. Eaglets have scored 14 goals while letting in just three in their four games so far while Brazil have been solid, if not spectacular so far. The South Americans recovered from a shock opening day defeat to South Korea and have since gone on to win their next three games of the tournament.
India summit: Africa must work towards political stability – Buhari. President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria and other African countries must work harder to achieve greater political stability and security before they could enjoy the full benefits of partnership arrangements such as the India-Africa Forum. The president, who addressed the plenary session of the third summit of the forum, said that to attract the massive investment in-flows which they need to overcome the challenges of unemployment and wealth creation, Nigeria and other African countries must also establish policy environments that guarantee the sanctity of contracts on the basis of the rule of law.
Rivers guber: Appeal Court strikes out critical paragraphs of APC’s case. Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja yesterday expunged from Judicial records of the Rivers State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, all the evidences against named and un-named security agents and named and un-named political thugs in the petition filed by the Rivers State APC Governorship Candidate, Mr Dakuku Peterside against the election of Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike.
Tension in Oyo town over selection of monarch. Better energy, environment policies:British H/Commission, Nigeria launch 2050 Calculator. On Wednesday, the Energy commission of Nigeria and the British High Commission, Abuja launched the Nigeria 2050 Calculator. The event was marked with a reception at the British High Commission Residence later in the evening of same day. Instructively, the UK Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative on Climate Change, Sir David King was in Abuja for the launch of the calculator designed to provide strong evidence on energy matters which can be used to inform and shape Nigeria’s future energy and environment policies. Of note, Sir King, is an expert on climate change and has been travelling the world speaking to governments and the public to build support for a new global deal on reducing carbon dioxide emissions.
40m register for BVN as deadline ends tomorrow. Central Bank of Nigeria. CBN, has estimated the number of customers that registered in the bank verification numbers, BVN at 40 million. In a statement yesterday, the apex bank disclosed that there has been less pressure in banking halls across the country among those seeking to do the registration, which goes to buttress the fact that the response in the exercise is encouraging. How Saraki used and dumped pdp senators. Why we won’t devalue the Naira – Osinbajo.
Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has argued that devaluation of the national currency will do the economy no good at this time. Lagos Govt unveils policy directions. Lagos State governor, Mr. Climate change: Nigeria ranked 6th most vulnerable Nation – FG. As climate change continues to breed several environmental issues, the federal government has begun moves to curtail its negative impact in Nigeria beyond 2030, following launching of a new roadmap tagged ‘2050 calculator,’ even as the most populous African nation stands the risk of being among most vulnerable if prompt action was not taken. The programme, which was introduced in collaboration with British High Commission, outlined various steps needed to militate against deplorable effect of climate change.
Journalist petitions IGP over alleged intimidation by NEPZA MD. Troops foil B’Haram attack on Adamawa village. Nigerian troops have foiled fresh attempts by fleeing Boko Haram insurgents to attack Kubla Village in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State. Gov Fayose accuses lecturers of cultism, sexual harassment. Ekiti State governor, Mr. House intervenes in plans to deport 29, 000 Nigerians from UK. House of Representatives yesterday mandated its Committee on Diaspora and Foreign Affairs to quickly intervene in the case of 29, 000 Nigerians due to be deported from the United Kingdom, UK.
REC expresses readiness for Borno senatorial bye-election tomorrow. Borno State Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Mr Samuel Madaki Usman, said the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is set to conduct the Borno Central Senatorial bye-election on Saturday, October 31. CBN advocates synergy between fiscal and monetary authorities. Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele has said that there is need for continuous interaction between fiscal and monetary authorities so as to jointly decide issues relating to policy design and implementation. NCC’s $5.2bn fine: Moody’s lowers MTN’s rating outlook to negative. Kogi guber: Yoruba community endorses Wada, as Mimiko storms Lokoja.
Rivers Tribunal ruling: APC governorship candidate lied-PDP insists. RE-ENACTING OUR CHERISHED VALUES. We won’t beg Emenike to return – NFF. NLC rejects Sanusi’s call for naira devaluation. Insurgency: Station soldiers in recaptured villages, ACF tells military. JUSUN rejects Gov Obiano’s offer to suspend strike. Falling revenue poses threat to economy. Boko Haram: Military relocates detainees from Anambra prison. We’re determined to recover stolen funds – Buhari. Senate queries plan to review N63.5bn Abuja Airport contract. Reps probe 3 Nigerian airports ranking among 10 worst globally. Supreme Court orders retrial of petition against Dankwambo. Confirmation of nominees: Senate moves to avert row over Amaechi, Usani. Ooni-elect arrives Ife, commences coronation rites. UCH, USA discover permanent cure for sickle cell patients.
PPMC increases fuel supply to North-West to avert scarcity. Tribunal dismisses petition against Gombe Speaker. Court convicts motorist for attempting to bribe FRSC marshal. Tasks before the new INEC chairman. Challenges before the new Ooni of Ife. RTEAN tasks FG to secure automobile industry for investors. Wike: Supreme Court upholds tribunal’s jurisdiction. Kano: Hisbah Board organises mass wedding for 2,000 widows, divorcées. Ajimobi hails tribunal victory against Ladoja.
Media group defends Buhari on war against corruption. Saraki’s wife urges empowerment of women, girls. House to probe EFCC for non-remittance of N1trn. Senate screens 6 more ministerial nominees. 278 coys bid to lift Nigerian crude. Boko Haram: Gowon faults Buhari on December deadline. Gov Ugwuanyi urges prayers, others to survive economic hardship.
Buhari congratulates new Ooni, urges him on better Nigeria. Declare state of emergency on unemployment, Reps urge FG. NAPTIP, Netherlands meet judicial officers to stop human trafficking. Plateau crisis: Troops write Gov Lalong, propose special court for trouble makers. 2 feared dead as building collapses in Ebonyi. Lagos Govt appeals judgement on LG caretaker c’ttees. Ondo Govt distributes N120m cheques to 2,400 farmers. Digital migration: Media concept, KAON to invest over $1bn in Nigeria. LET’S SAVE OUR DYING INDIGENOUS LANGUAGES. Omoniwari hails NPFL stars over CHAN 2016 qualification. FIFA Presidency: Odegbami cries sabotage. Soldiers harass newspaper vendors in Plateau. Anxiety over missing staff salary in Nasarawa agency. Buhari reiterates FG’s commitment on Health Bill.
Court upholds Rivers lawmaker’s election. Dele Giwa: Ex-DIG reveals how powerful forces stalled investigation. Saraki unveils Senate c’ttees tomorrow. Cynthia Osokogwu’s murder: Court adjourns for adoption of written addresses. Presidency defends Senate on Amaechi’s petition report. Group alleges employment scam at UNIBEN. I told Ugwuanyi he would be Governor – Rev Mbaka. FG seeks secret trial of ex-NSA, Dasuki. Mahmood’s appointment: Ignore Fayose’s outburst, APC chieftain tells Buhari. Armed group can’t disintegrate Nigeria – Cleric. New Ooni, Ogunwusi arrives Ife today. Dec deadline: British Army trains Nigerian soldiers on counter insurgency. Bayern make history with 10 consecutive wins. Mourinho on the brink after red cards and referee rows.
NFF tells Eaglets to forget Croatia loss. Mighty Jets management sacked over N350m alleged corruption. Explore alternative sources of Budget Financing. Dickson urges synergy with Sylva to achieve credible polls. Fayose canvasses for ‘juicy’ ministerial portfolio for Fayemi. I am not satisfied with Tribunal judgment — Umana. APC govt will rehabilitate all ailing industries in Kogi, Audu promises. Kwara dissociates Saraki from salary crises.