NewsThumb Magazine 10th Anniversary, Awards Gather Momentum

Just like yesterday, 10 years have passed since Newsthumb magazine rolled out and hit the newsstands. Toward this, the management said in a statement ” we thank God that despite the biting economic hardship and the unfriendly climate in the print media, we have been able to keep our head above waters and still be in the volatile business of print production, against all odds”Newsthumb is a reputable and widely-read weekly lifestyle magazine. Over the years, the magazine has featured notable celebrities, prominent personalities in politics, economy and in other…

Awujale Cancels Ojude-Oba Festival

 Apparently disturbed by the spread of the new COVID-19 variant and unending pandemic, the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona has directed that this year’s Ojude Oba festival be cancelled. The festival is a traditional celebration usually hold two-day after muslims eid kabir (Ileya) According to a press statement issued by the Coordinator of the Festival and Baagbimo of Ijebu, Chief (Dr.) Fassy Yusuf, the cancellation was attributed to the prevalence of the COVID-19 pandemic, its likely upsurge with the Delta variant, and the negligible number of people that had…

Nigerian Pastor Arrested For Stealing Church Funds In Ireland

A Nigerian pastor living in Co Kildare, Ireland has appeared at Naas District Court accused of taking €70,000 from church funds over an eight year period, RTE reports.  Ebenezer Oduntan, 56, of 45 The Close, Curragh Grange, Newbridge is facing 39 allegations under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Theft and Fraud Act 2001 dating between 2012 and 2020. At the time of the allegations, Mr Oduntan was pastor of a parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (City of David) based at Naas Enterprise Park in Naas. Det…

CHIVITA UNVEILS CHIVITA WITH MEALS CAMPAIGN

Nigeria’s leading fruit juice brand, Chivita, has launched a new communication campaign tagged Chivita with Meals. The campaign is designed to inspire consumers to continue enjoying the quality nourishment Chivita juices provide, and to associate Chivita with everyday meal moments through consumption of Chivita with their meals in-home or out of home. The range of Chivita juices (Chivita 100%, Chivita Active, Chi Exotic, Happy Hour by Chivita, and Chivita Ice Tea) are a great combination of taste and nourishment which complement your everyday meals. The Chivita with Meals campaign therefore aligns…

I DON’T WANT TO DIE, CHIDINMA, ALLEGED KILLER OF SUPER TV CEO CRIES OUT …begs late Ataga’s family for forgiveness, speaks on drug use, childhood

OWith investigation still ongoing into the circumstances surrounding the death of the Chief Executive Officer, Super TV, Usifo Ataga, the prime suspect, Chidinma Ojukwu, during an exclusive interview with Sunday PUNCH on Saturday, said she doesn’t want to die over the case. Amid cries, the University of Lagos undergraduate said, “I regret killing Mr Ataga. I don’t know what my future holds but I don’t want to die. Please, I don’t want to die because of this case. I have not killed before. “I was just trying to comport myself…