The Nominations For The 2016 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) have been Announced!

The Nominations have been Announced! Find Out Who’s Up for the 2016 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA)

The AMAA nomination list was announced yesterday evening at the Protea Hotel, Ikeja – Lagos, Nigeria by the AMAA Jury President Husseini Shaibu.

The 2016 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) holds on 11th of June 2016 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State – Nigeria.

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EFCC arrests Buhari’s associate, APC chieftain, Jafaru Isa

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday night arrested a former military governor of Kaduna State under  military regime of General Sani Abacha ,and  APC chieftain, Lawal Jafaru Isa.
Premium Times reports ,Mr. Isa is the first chieftain of the APC arrested by the EFCC regarding the $2.1 billion arms purchase scandal.
Mr. Isa, a close friend of the embattled former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki and  a close political associate of President Muhammadu Buhari, was arrested at his Abuja residence located at Ajayi Crowther Street, Asokoro.

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Kaduna Youths Blocked Roads, Protest 10-month Power Outage

Youths of Kamanzo Community in Kaduna metropolis have embarked on protest over alleged 10 months of power outage in the area.  The protest which erupted on Monday, saw the youths barricade the Ibrahim Yakowa Road, causing gridlock for over two hours.  The District Head of Kamanzo Community, Malam Dan-Makama, who confirmed the development, said that he had personally written to KEDCO on the matter, but the effort had yielded no result.

However, he appealed to the protesting youths to return to their homes, to prevent the situation from becoming violent.

According to him, “I have a generator in my house, but I had to stop using it to identify with my people. Continue reading