Court grants ex-defence chief Badeh N2bn bail

TVC E, NEWS - A Federal High Court sitting in Nigeria's capital city, Abuja has granted bail to a former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal, Alex Badeh (retd), in the sum of N2bn. In his ruling, Justice James Tsoho, granted bail to Badeh, after dismissing the objection of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to it, saying “The principle of presumption of innocence operates in favour of the accused person,” the judge ruled. ‎Justice Abang had on March 7 ordered that Badeh be remanded in prison shortly after the EFCC arraigned the former military chief and a company, Iyalikam Nigeria Limited, on 10 counts of money laundering. The charges involve alleged criminal breach of trust and corruption relating to diversion of about N3.97bn which Badeh and the company were said to have fraudulently removed from the accounts of the Nigerian Air Force between January and December 2013. The judge had on March...

FG appoints Dakuku Peterside DG NIMASA

TVC E, NEWS - The Federal government on Thursday approved the appointment of Dr Dakuku Peterside as the Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), a statement has said. A statement signed by Yetunde Sonaike, the Director, Public Relations, Ministry of Transportation in Abuja said that the appointment was with immediate effect. It would be recalled that Dakuku Peterside was the governorship candidate of APC in April 11, 2015 governorship election in River state and also a former member, House of Representative from 2011 to 2015. Peterside has a Doctorate Degree in Management Science from the University of Port Harcourt and MBA in Business Administration. He also holds a Bachelor Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences (B.MLS) in Hematology from Rivers State University of Science and Technology....

Will Smith lands double nominations as MTV Movie Awards unveil nominees

[caption id="attachment_13635" align="alignnone" width="199"] Will Smith[/caption] Will Smith is as happy as ever, the MTV Movie Awards has handed him two nominations as contenders for the 2016 edition have been unveiled. For his role as a Nigeria-born doctor in Concussion, Will Smith will be facing Oscars Best Actor, Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant), Matt Damon (The Martian) and Chris Pratt (Jurassic World) for the Best Male Performance at the upcoming awards. Other nominees for the category are Michael B. Jordan (Creed) and Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool)....

Jim Iyke, AY, others star in comedy, ‘American Driver’

[caption id="attachment_13627" align="alignnone" width="263"] American Driver Movie[/caption] ‘American Driver’, is a star-studded comedy, which will be premiered soon and it  stars Jim Iyke, Nadia Buari, Nse Ikpe-Etim, Emma Nyra, Evan King, Anita Chris and comedian, AY. This is the first movie Jim Iyke, who is also one of the producers, will be appearing alongside Nadia Buari following their infamous romance which ended after the Ghanaian star got pregnant with her twins. ‘American Driver’ was shot on location in Texas, USA....

TVC NEWS selected as Official Media Partner of Commonwealth Africa Summit 2016

Nigeria’s leading 24-hour pan-African news channel, Television Continental (TVC) has taken on the title sponsorship as the official media partner of the Commonwealth Africa Summit 2016.   Themed “Shared Prosperity, Mutual Security” the landmark event, scheduled to take place in London, United Kingdom from Monday, March 14th – Wednesday, March 16th, 2016, is designed to provide a space for high-level dialogue between Business and Government leaders in Commonwealth countries in Africa and their counterparts from other parts of the globe.   Confirming the news, Nigel Parsons, Chief Executive Officer, Continental Broadcasting Service, owners of TVC, said “This is the first time that a Nigerian media organisation would be given the official media title rights to partner on the event. We see this as another opportunity to reinforce that TVC NEWS is the only Nigerian broadcast media outfit that has the capacity to cover and broadcast 24 hours a day across Africa.”   As the official media...

Akiin Shuga returns with new music ‘My Lady’

TVC E - Leader of the popular music band, Shuga Band, Akiin Shuga, has released a soulful love medley produced by celebrated producer, Cobhams Asuquo. The song titled ‘My Lady’ is a poetic love song directed to ladies in love. With a soulful rendition and impressionable lyrics Akiin is bringing his music dexterity and many years of experience to bear on ‘My Lady’. ‘We need to remind the men how to love again’ he said. ‘Sometimes, the harsh economic realities of Nigeria make men forget how to love a lady. Loving a lady is everything. Loving might be hard, difficult, challenging and many a times demanding but nothing compares to loving a lady. It is worth the while. That is the reason behind the song’ he said ...

My Instagram cash display is fake, says 50 Cent

TVC E -  Popular rapper, 50 Cent has claimed that the cash he flashes on Instagram is fake. The rapper, according to TMZ, alleged in court documents filed on Tuesday, March 8 that he is not hiding assets from the court and that he uses the money for show in order to maintain his public persona. Last month, a judge ordered 50 Cent to appear in court after posting a series of photos of himself with what appears to be thousands of dollars of cash. He filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in July. ...

Celebrities, fans remember Notorious B.I.G. 19 years after death

TVC E - Wednesday, March 9, 2016 marked the 19th anniversary since the death of American rapper Notorious B.I.G., also known as Biggie Smalls. The rapper, who left behind his wife Faith Evans and two children {Christopher Wallace Jr. and T’yanna Wallace}, died on March 9, 1997 in Los Angeles, California six months after his rival, Tupac Shakur‘s murder in Las Vegas. Here are some of the twitter reactions from various celebrities and fans… ...

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