EFCC staff batter, abandons pregnant lover

TVC E.( LAGOS ): Blessing Nwokpa 19, alleged that she had been impregnated and abandoned by an operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) her lover. Blessing claimed the operative took advantage of her because she was homelessness. News reaching us says, Blessing Nwokpa was working as a canteen attendant at the Awolowo Road, Ikoyi office of EFCC, where she met him and they started a relationship. Read her story: “I was staying with my brother when I left Enugu for Lagos. He found the canteen job for me. “At a point he had accommodation problem and I was sleeping in the canteen when the EFCC man said I could be sleeping in his house until my brother get another apartment. “I accepted without thinking of the impossible. But at night he would lure me into having sex with him until I became pregnant without knowing. “When I eventually discovered I was pregnant, I told...

How I got Angelique kidjo on Play Na Play-Omawumi

[embed]http://https://youtu.be/4Pb2F48_7A8[/embed] Omawumi is proud to say she is the 12th child amongst 14 children. Her mother shaped her to the Artiste, Songwriter, Entertainer that we know. Her law degree did not deter her passion for music, she describes it as a way to empower and communicate with people. In her interview with TVCconnectMeets, she spills the beans about how she got Angelique Kidjo. "I wrote play na play in 2013, and sang the song to cohbams and i said i wanted to feature Angelique kidjo on the song, it was blind faith" She used all the contacts she had to reach Angelique Kidjo but it was so shocking to her that the people you would expect to have Angelique's contact didn't at all. Finally she got Angelique through a booking agent for shows in Africa, and from that day she made up her mind that she would never let her go.    ...

PMB is using Arms i bought to fight B’Haram – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says he is proud of the foundation he laid for the present progress the Nigerian Army is recording against the Boko Haram sect. He said the military equipment purchased during his administration is still being used to prosecute the terror war, adding that no new equipment has been bought since he left office. Jonathan said this on Wednesday night during a programme titled, ‘Focus on Africa’ aired on an international news and current affairs television channel based in Paris, France 24...

Toyin Aimakhu Clears Air On New Relationship

    TVC E, NOLLYWOOD GIST - After several rumours about the Nollywood actress, Toyin Aimakhu, she has finally come out to say she is in a relationship with Lagos socialite and Ebony movie boss, Seun Egbegbe. The ‘Alakada’ actress confirmed this, in a conversation with a fan on her Instagram account. Read their chat below. Toyin walked out of her marriage to co-actor husband, Niyi Johnson over allegations of infidelity, has reportedly been seeing Egbegbe, barely a month after moving out of her matrimonial home....

My victory, a new dawn in Rivers – Wike

TVC E, POLITICS - Chief Nyesom Wike, the Governor of Rivers State has described the affirmation of his election by the Supreme Court as the manifestation of a new dawn in the state. The Supreme Court of Nigeria has since 1963 been regarded as a god which can do and undo. The court gave a final ruling on three governorship contests that inevitably put a seal to the aspirations of some of the major political contenders in three states – Rivers, Ebonyi and Ogun. Wike said on Thursday that the court’s verdict marked an end to financial recklessness and impunity He added that his victory will revive the trust that the voters had in him during the April 11, 2015 governorship election. The governor, who spoke in Port Harcourt through the state Commissioner for Information and Communications, Dr. Austin Tam-George, maintained that the time for electioneering was over and noted that the time to work and...

Business: GFH hosts Tunisian President

GFH Financial Group (GFH) and Tunis Bay Development Company (TBDC) boards met with Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi yesterday as part of his official visit to Bahrain. During this meeting, Shaikh Mohamed Ben Duay Al Khalifa, Board member of GFH, and Hisham Alrayes, CEO of GFH and Chairman of TBDC, gave brief to President Essebsi about the latest progress of the Tunis Bay project, GFH’s iconic real estate development in Tunisia. Alrayes weighed in, “We have been overwhelmed with welcoming and support given to us and to our project during the meeting. We have noticed the new mindset and desire from the new government to drive the economy and support Tunis Bay Project to be the key new destination in Tunis. We have reaffirmed the Group’s investment commitments in Tunisia’s developing economy and we believe this is going to be a unique project in North Africa.”...

AU summit to focus on gender parity, inclusive dev.

TVC E, NEWS -- The 26th African Union (AU) Summit holding in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa will focus on strategies that would advance gender parity, women's rights and inclusive development. Speaking on Thursday in Addis Ababa , Aisha Laraba Abdullahi, AU Commissioner for Political Affairs, said that promotion of women's rights is now at the heart of policy debate in many African countries. "Realization of meaningful development in Africa as outlined in the Agenda 2063 will be possible if there is real commitment to gender parity. There is need for political commitment and resource allocation to achieve this goal," Abdullahi remarked Abdullahi said the theme of this year's AU summit, "Africa Year of human rights with particular focus on the rights of women", dovetails with the continent's long-term agenda to achieve gender equality in all facets of human endeavor. "It is envisaged the theme will build on the 2015 achievements to strengthen human...

INEC holds Rivers rerun poll Feb. 6

TVC E, POLITICS -  The Independent National Electoral Commission has fixed February 6, 2016 for the rerun elections in Rivers State. Addressing leaders of Political parties in Port Harcourt on Thursday, the outgoing Resident Electoral Commissioner of the state, Dame Khan, added that the date for the rerun elections was still tentative. Khan explained that election’s would be held for 22 House of Assembly seats, 12 House of Representatives seats and three senatorial seats.  Putting the number of voters that would vote during the polls at 2, 148,289, Khan added that only voters who registered during last year’s elections would be eligible to vote. She added that 6,806 card readers would be deployed for the exercise, even as she called on various political parties to come to the state INEC office to get clarifications on issues concerning the forthcoming elections. But the Chairman of the Inter-Party Advisory Council of Nigeria, Chief Felix Obuah, has faulted...

Ivory Coast’s main airport to get $67 mln makeover

TVC E, NEWS -- Ivory Coast's international airport in the commercial capital Abidjan will get a 40 billion CFA franc ($67 million) makeover to boost it as a regional hub, the chairman of the board of operator Aeria said on Thursday. The world's top cocoa grower has become one of Africa's rising stars since emerging from a 2011 civil war and annual economic growth of around 9 percent is attracting a flood of foreign investment. Félix Houphouet-Boigny International Airport expects 1.75 million passengers this year, up from a record 1.5 million last year, Aeria's Abdoulaye Coulibaly said. "We are aiming to invest around 40 billion CFA francs over the next three years to offer quality service, because the number of passengers is increasing each year," he said, adding the funds will go towards tarmac and terminal upgrades. Coulibaly said Aeria was also preparing a 140 billion CFA franc project to build an extension to...

13 killed in Egypt ferry sinking

TVC E, NEWS - No fewer than At least 13 people were killed on Thursday night when a ferryboat they were taking to cross between two villages sank in the River Nile, the Kafr El-Sheikh governor said in media statements. Governor El-Sayed Nasr added that an unknown number of passengers were onboard the ferry when it sank as it was attempting to cross from Kafr El-Sheikh’s Sendion and Beheira’s Derot. Rescue teams are currently searching for more possible victims. Nasr stated that investigations would reveal if the boat sank because of excess weight on board or because of bad weather conditions. On Thursday, the country witnessed heavy rains nationwide and cold temperatures that led to several traffic accidents. Transportation accidents and fatalities, often due to poor maintenance, are not uncommon in Egypt....

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