The Promise of a New Era: A Presidential Campaign ‘Biography’ of Peter Obi

BOOK REVIEW: Promise of a New Era is written from a point of knowledge and understanding of the person of Mr. Obi – the politician, the man, and the trader -, as Obi prefers to call himself, despite having a degree in Philosophy from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka – Reviewed by Angela Agoawike. The use of biographies for election campaigns dates back decades. Sometimes written in a hurry, a campaign biography gives highlights of the candidate’s life, introduces him to the voting public and so doing, gives an insight…

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Health Matters: Tee Mac Narrates Ordeal With Bell’s Palsy

Former President of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN), Mr Omatshola Iseli, aka Tee Mac has revealed to everyone that cares to know that he once suffered Bell’s Palsy in 2022. Tee Mac’s disclosure came after Nollywood actor, Chidi Mokeme disclosed recently that he had Bell’s Palsy, which was responsible for his absence in movies. Tee Mac, the veteran flutist, said; “I had Bell’s Palsy November 2022 and it took me six weeks with steroids treatments and therapy to get my face back to normal. I could not play…

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2023 Entertainment Plan: Wizkid Announce Planned Tour With Davido

By NewsBits Wizkid on Wednesday took to his Instagram handle to release the announcement of a proposed joint tour with fellow music superstar Davido later this year. The revelation is coming after many years of the “who’s a bigger star” battle, Wizkid took to his Instagram story to announce that the expedition will take place after the tour for his fifth studio album ‘More Love, Less Ego (MLLE)’. Wizkid also asked fans to anticipate ahead of the joint tour — although he did not give a specific date. In the…

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How I’m Handling Cancer Scare – Mercy Johnson-Okojie

By NewsBits Actress, Mercy Johnson-Okojie, has revealed that she is handling a cancer scare she had after given birth to her fourth child by living on medication for the rest of her life. She made this revelation on the latest episode of her cooking show on YouTube, which had Joke Silva as her guest. During the show, she asked Silva about the health of her husband, Olu Jacobs. Silva noted that she had come to understand that her husband has dementia, and they were in a place of acceptance that…

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Africa Movie Academy Awards, Others Will Continue- Anyiam-Osigwe Family

By NewsBits The Anyiam-Osigwe Family has vowed to continue with the legacies of late Peace Maria Ogechi Anyiam-Osigwe, whom the family desire ribbed as an “epitome of creative transcendence.” In a statement on the death of the Icon, the family Said: “We as a family and clan will continue do all that is necessary to ensure that her legacy lives on – the Africa Movie Academy Awards and the Africa Film Academy, along with their training programmes across Nigeria and the African continent will carry on seamlessly by institutions she…

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Nigerian Breweries Gave Nigerians The Ultimate Detty December With An Exciting Lineup Of Activities

Last December, Nigerian Breweries further entrenched its name in the minds of its consumers, with dazzling shows and concerts sponsored by the various brands submerged within the company — proving again that intrinsic values, such as compassion, happiness, and love, associated with the festive season are not only expressed via wish cards and phone calls but also through events and shows. It all began with the Psquare forever concert, sponsored by the newest addition to the Nigerian Breweries portfolio, Zagg, where consumers and guests were treated to the rich taste…

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Only Fools Say There’s No God, Jesus Turned My Shame To Celebration, Says Ooni Of Ife

By NewsBits The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja ii, on Saturday confessed that Jesus Christ is the Lord of lords and most wonderful God that turned his shame into celebrations. The traditional ruler made the remark during the Grand-finale of the New Year Prayer organised by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) at Afewonro Park, Enuwa Square, in Ile-Ife. Oba Ogunwusi, who led different Christian worship songs and praises during the service, clarified that it is a good thing to always praise the Lord Jesus Christ and appreciate…

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Angry Fans Bemoan Burna Boy’s Late Entry At Lagos Concert

By NewsBits Fans of music star, Burna Boy, lamented on the singer’s late entry to his Lagos concert on Sunday night. Angry attendees took to Twitter to call out the singer for starting his performance late at the event themed ‘Love Damini Concert’. According to attendees, the show started at 90p.m. and Burna Boy didn’t show up on stage till about 3:00a.m. Entertainment commentator, Joey Akan, tweeted, “You queue for six hours for fuel; still stand six hours for Burna Boy. Life tough!” Sharing a video from the event, @ade_adeayo…

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Obi Signs Condolence Register For Obiozor, Says He Is Great, Respected Leader

By Tony Adibe The Presidential Candidate of Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi, has signed the condolence register opened for the President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Prof. George Obiozor , who joined his ancestors  on Monday. Obi, after signing the condolence register at the Ohanaeze National Secretariat in Enugu on Friday, said he made haste and was first to sign the condolence due to the deep respect he had for leaders. He described Obiozor as a rare great and respected leader that had served humanity and the country in various capacities.…

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Southeast Traditional Rulers Mourn Obiozor, Say He Stood For Peace, Justice

Tony Adibe The South-East Council of Traditional Rulers, on Friday, mourned the demise of Prof. George Obiozor, President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide. NewsBits recalls that this the first time the President General of the highest Igbo socio-cultural association, Ohanaeze Ndigbo would die while still in office. “To the best of my knowledge, this is the first time,” remarked the Ohanaeze’s National Publicity Secretary, Dr Alex Ogbonnia during a telephone chat with NewsBits. However, the Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma had on Wednesday night confirmed the demise of Prof Obiozor…

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