BUHARI, ATIKU, APOSTLE SULEIMAN, SHOWBIZ STARS MOURN AS FAMILY RELEASE STATEMENT ON SAMMIE OKPOSO’S DEATH

President Muhammadu Buhari, PDP Presidential candidate, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, popular pastor Apostle Johnson Suleman and colleagues of the late Sammie Uyoyo Okposo, have mourned the passage of the Gospel star just as his family has released a statement confirming his death. Sammie Okposo, had slumped and died on Friday morning, leaving many in Nigeria and across the world severely shocked. Buhari in a release issued on Friday by his Media Adviser, Femi Adesina, commiserated with the Christian community, Okposo’s colleagues and family. Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,…

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AUDIO-VISUAL ARCHIVING AND PRESERVATION: NFC TO COLLABORATE WITH FRENCH INSTITUTE

The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) says it will continue to leverage on international partnerships and collaborations to deliver on its mandate, given the enormous responsibility it has in preserving Nigeria’s cultural heritage through the National Film Video & Sound Archive, Jos. This, and other efforts aimed at engendering seamless operations and service delivery, were revealed by NFC’s Managing Director/Chief Executive Dr. Chidia Maduekwe, during the focused meeting held with the delegation from Institut National de L”Audiovisuel (National Audio-visual Institute) – INA, France, who were guests of the Corporation on a…

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DELISTING OF FRAUDULENT PERSONS IN THE PAP SCHEME NOT A WITCH-HUNT

The Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Major General Barry Tariye Ndiomu has proffered reasons why the body decided to delist some ex-agitators from its database. According to the Interim Administrator, the PAP as an organisation cannot be seen to condone fraudulent practices perpetrated by some ex-agitators and  their collaborators in the agency. He revealed that there were duplication of names in the database besides some individuals who have over the years changed their names multiple times with multiple or single BVN in order to defraud the programme. He…

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