Planet Radio holds end of year thanksgiving, promises more dividends of broadcasting

Management and staff of Planet FM yesterday gathered at Insight Bible Church Uyo for the end of year Thanksgiving Service to appreciate God for sustaining the media organization despite all the emerging challenges. Leading the thanksgiving session, the CEO of planet Radio, Tony Afia who led management and staff of the station to the service, stated that it was the tradition of the station to organise thanksgiving service annually to show appreciation to God. He further spoke about the prospect of the station in coming year. Our Correspondent, Anthony Esin reports that the presiding minister, Dr Sylvanus Ukafia, who spoke...

Ibibio Crowns New Oku Ibom Today at Asan Ibibio

The Ibibio ethnic nationality in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria’s fourth largest tribe will today crown its new Oku Ibom Ibibio, His Eminence, Nteyin Solomon David Etuk who is the fourth Oku Ibom in the series and succeeds His Eminence, Akwa Edidem Akpabio Udo Ukpa who passed away about two years ago. The new Oku Ibom Ibibio, who is the paramount ruler of Nsit Ubium Local Government Area, will accordingly serve as the President General of the Supreme Council of Ibibio Traditional Rulers and the Patriarch for the over five million Ibibios worldwide. Today’s coronation ceremony at the Asan Ibibio by...

President Buhari to immortalise country’s first executive president Shehu Shagari

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to immortalise the country’s first president, Alhaji Shehu Shagari. This promise was made in Sokoto on Sunday by the president while paying a condolence visit to the Shagari family. In a letter to the Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal, the President stated that the late Shagari was a landmark figure being virtually the last link to the post-independence government of Alhaji Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, and the first elected President of Nigeria. He disclosed that the Federal Government will, in due course, institute a suitable memorial to the late former President.

American singer, Miley Cyrus confirms her marriage to actor, Liam Hemsworth

American singer, Miley Cyrus has confirmed her marriage to Australian actor Liam Hemsworth after reportedly dating off and on for 10 years. The 26 year old who met her husband on the set of their 2010 movie ‘The Last Song’ took to social media to share images of them after they tied the knot in a low-key wedding. The couple who announced their engagement in 2012, before breaking up and eventually rekindling their romance exchanged nuptials in their home in Franklin, Tennessee – contrary to initial speculation that they were planning to wed in Liam’s hometown Australia.

Arsenal manager, Unai Emery charged by FA for improper conduct

Arsenal manager, Unai Emery has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association after kicking a water bottle into the crowd during the 1-1 Premier League draw at Brighton on Boxing Day. IN ANOTHER DEVELOPMENT- Mohamed Salah will face no action from the Football Association for the incident which saw him win a penalty in Liverpool’s 4-0 victory over Newcastle United at Anfield on Boxing Day. Reds forward Salah appeared to go down easily after having his arm tugged by Paul Dummett, and Magpies boss Rafael Benitez branded the spot-kick “soft” in a post-match interview. However, the FA has...