Monthly Archives: December 2011

Ecobank Seek Oceanic Merger Approval

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

Ecobank said on Monday they would seek shareholders’ approval on Dec. 22 to merge its operations with rival Oceanic Bank, after Ecobank’s parent firm ETI acquired 100 percent of Oceanic in September. It said shareholders in the enlarged Ecobank would …

NYSC DG Wants Politicians To Watch Utterances

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

Brig.-Gen. Nnamdi Okore-Afia, Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has urged politicians to guard their utterances and to stop using inciting words that could threaten the security of corps members during elections. Okore-Afia made the appeal in Abuja on Sunday …

Pep Guardiola’s men keep pressure on Real Madrid ahead of Clasico

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

Barcelona was a convincing victor as it thumped Levante 5-0 at Camp Nou in La Liga to keep the pressure on Real Madrid at the top of the table ahead of next weekend’s Clasico. Cesc Fabregas grabbed a brace before …

Messi, Ronaldo and Xavi shortlisted For FIFA Ballon d’Or 2011

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Xavi have been shortlisted for the FIFA Ballon d’Or 2011, FIFA and France Football magazine have announced. Messi won the inaugural award last year after FIFA’s World Player of the Year crown and France Football’s …

14 years jail term for homosexual marriages

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

THE Senate, last week, passed the Same Sex Marriage bill prohibiting all marriages between man and man and between woman and woman. The bill sponsored by Senator Magnus Abe, PDP, Rivers, prescribes 14 years jail term for anybody convicted of …

Funke Akindele Unveiled As So Klin Promo Ambassador

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

Multi-talented actress Olufunke Ayotunde Akindele has been unveiled as the brand ambassador of popular detergent, ‘So Klin’. Making this known during the unveiling of a new commercial of the product recently, the manufacturers of the detergent, Eko Supreme, expressed delight …

Ini Edo premieres I’ll Take My Chances To Lagos

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

Ini Edo, who recently ventured into movie production with I’ll Take My Chances, which she jointly produced with Emem Isong, is set to premiere her latest work in Lagos. The actress, who recently got her appointment with the United Nations …

Dr. Conrad Murray files appeal notice

Posted ago by Cynthia Sean

Dr Conrad Murrah was sentenced to 4-years in the Los Angeles County Jail on Tuesday after a jury found him guilty of being responsible for Jackson’s 2009 death. Dr. Conrad Murray filed notice Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court that …