Strikes by Polytechnics will Continue – ASUP


Polytechnics across the nation remained shut on Friday as the National Executive Council of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) insisted that the strike would continue. In a voice vote at the end of its 74th NEC meeting held at Federal Polytechnic Oko, Anambra State, the body said it remains committed to the development…

Mandela’s ex-wife, Winnie blasts Zuma over ‘insensitive’ visit


Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife strongly criticised on Sunday a visit paid by South African President Jacob Zuma in April to the ailing anti-apartheid icon, who is again critically ill in hospital. Zuma and the ruling ANC party had come under fire at home and abroad for the visit in April to the former president, who was…

LASU’s Proposed Hostels Project Ready Before End of 2013 – VC


The Vice Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, Prof. John Obafunwa, said on Saturday that the institution’s authorities were working toward the completion of the proposed hostels project before the end of 2013. He made this known in an interview in Lagos. Obafunwa had, at the institution’s last convocation’s press briefing, said that one of…

Make a Call While Driving and go to Jail, FRSC Warns


The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in a renewed attempt to discourage drivers calling while driving, has announced a newly adopted strategy that would ensure that any person caught using the mobile phone while driving would no longer be fined but immediately taken to court and jailed. Corp Marshal, FRSC, Mr. Osita Chidoka said other…

I feel naked without a cap – Buchi


Buchi Atuonwu is a gospel reggae legend who once combined his singing career with a lecturing job. In this interview with Showtime Celebrity , he shares his experiences as a gospel artiste and some of the challenges he has faced in the past. You said you have been in the music industry for over 29…

Three corps members kidnap in Rivers


THREE corps members have been kidnapped at the Corpers’ lodge in Ogonokom Community Secondary school, Abua/Odua local government area. The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Angela Agabe confirmed the development. Sunday Vanguard gathered that those kidnapped were two males and one female corps members. Sources around the Corpers’lodge told the Sunday Vanguard that the…

Miss Nigeria 2013!!!


Preparations for the Miss Nigeria Beauty Pageant are in top gear, with the organisers formally unveiling the name of the Special Guest of Honour for the event taking place next Saturday in Lagos. The nation’s 1st Miss Nigeria Queen, Mrs. Grace Tinuke Onyelude, who was crowned Miss Nigeria in 1957, has been given the honour…

Prince, J-Lo among Oscars Academy invitees


US pop veteran Prince and singer-actress Jennifer Lopez are among the artists invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the body which runs the Oscars announced Friday. Lucy Liu, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and British actress Emily Mortimer were also among 276 new members invited to join the film industry’s most prestigious…

Video of The Week!!!


Its saturday AMB lovers, and we bring to you the best of the week. The Nigeria Music industry has been doing very well in terms of music video production. Great thanks to the likes of Clarence Peter, Judes Okoye, Sesan, Patrick Ellis, and many more. This week, we present to you our Video of the…

Saka headlines Nite of A Thousand Laughs, MTN, Etisalat


Reigning comic actor, Hafiz Oyetoro, popularly known as Saka who is fast proving himself as an enigma in the nation’s entertainment industry, is poised to take the centre stage as Opa Williams’ A Night of Thousand Laughs’ show berths in Lagos. Opa Williams made this disclosure through his publicist, Media Image Managers, MIM. For Opa,…

Uche Klause Umeh takes sibling rivalry to Glo X Factor


I have a younger brother with whom I have this sibling rivalry. He auditioned in Ghana and qualified. I am here basically because he has been rubbing it in my face and boasting about it. I am motivated to achieve the same thing.” These were the opening words of 27 year-old Klause Uche Umeh, a…