Thursday, 21 March 2013

FACE OF ANAMBRA 2013 COMES ON


Sezatti Films with the endorsement of Anambra State Ministry of Information, Culture & Tourism has announced the 1st annual Most Beautiful Girl in Anambra State Beauty Pageant.

Confident ladies aged between 18 and 26, and have a dream to become a positive role model to other young women, ambitious and compassionate are called to enter for the Face of Anambra Beauty Pageant.



There is no statistics discrimination, no stipulated height or size. This participation also cuts across those living in the rural areas.

Casting will take place in Awka, Anambra State in April 2013. The jury would comprise of individuals stemming from various industries. As such, the contestants would be judged on their intelligence, poise, talent, character and potential to become an ambassador of Anambra State.

The winner will go home with a brand new 2012 KIA RIO car, 5 days all expense paid trip to South Africa, 1 year modeling contracts Plus 1 year Government Appointment

1st Runner up will receive Cash Prize of N300,000, a brand new SamSung Galaxy Tab Smart Phone, 5 days all expense paid trip to Abuja, Plus 1 year movie & modeling contracts

2nd Runner up will smile home with a Cash Prize of N100,000, a brand new Black Berry Touch 11 Smart Phone (with 1 year BIS Subscription) and 5 days all expense paid trip to Abuja, Plus 1 Year modeling contracts
Wonderful consolation prizes will be given out which includes modeling contracts, gifts & cash Prizes.

You could be the next Face of Anambra State.

Application forms for the FACE OF ANAMBRA Beauty Pageant ends on 31st March, 2013.

TO PARTICIPATE  get your form in any Zenith Bank Nationwide at N5,500.

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For more information visit: www.faceofanambra.com 

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Kenya team gets poor treatment in Nigeria


Kenya team gets poor treatment in Nigeria: Trains in primary school, left without security (PHOTOS)

 | March 21, 2013 0 Comments
The visiting delegation from the east African country has been disappointed by the treatment it’s gotten since arriving Lagos ahead of Saturday’s World Cup qualifier,goal.com reports.
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The Nigeria Football Federation abandoned the visiting Kenyan national team to its fate on Wednesday. The east Africans will play against the Super Eagles in Saturday’s 2014 World Cup qualification match in Calabar, Cross River State.
The Harambee Stars arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos via a Kenya Airways flight on Wednesday afternoon.
On arrival at the airport, there was not one high ranking member of the Nigeria Football Federation to receive the team for a game of such international magnitude.
Expecting to be ferried to Calabar straight away in order to begin preparations for the crucial game, the east Africans were told that the only flight that goes to the city had departed and that they would need to wait till Thursday.
They then requested that a plane be chartered for them but did not get any response from an NFF official named Alataka who was communicating with them via telephone. They said that his mobile was unreachable for prolonged periods.
The team was later taken to the Silver Grandeur Hotel, around Isolo, to lodge for the night. According to the Kenyan head of delegation Hussein Terry, the hotel owned by NFF vice president Chief Mike Umeh is “a two star hotel” and it contravened the Caf/Fifa statutes that say any visiting international team must be accommodated in at least a four star hotel.
Terry also stated that as head of delegation, a separate saloon car should have been provided for him. However, the NFF did not do such and he had to share the team’s Coaster bus.
The Kenyans also complained of being left without a security official accompanying them.
The Football Kenya Federation sent a letter of protest to the NFF. In the letter made available to Goal.com, the federation’s secretary general Michael Esokwa asked the NFF to urgently address the needs of the visiting team according to agreed terms.
While not wanting to waste the opportunity of acclimatising in the humid weather, they decided to find a football field to work out. They were taken to the Ajao Estate Primary School in Oshodi.
There the team, under the watchful eyes of coach Adel Amrouche, did light jogging and stretching exercises on the dusty grounds of the primary school.
Amrouche later told Goal.com that he wasn’t fazed by the poor reception that his team had been given. “T.I.A,” he said.
“This is Africa,” he explained before walking into the team bus.
Coach Adel Amrouche with captain Dennis Oliech
With the less than hospitable treatment that the east Africans have been given, many of the team officials are already talking about using it to turn the table against their opponents in Saturday’s encounter.
“We will spoil your party,” one official said. “That you’re the African champions makes us more motivated to defeat you.”
The Harambee Stars stretching inside the Ajao Estate Primary School
An accompanying journalist told Goal.com: “I love your country if this is how they treat visitors,” he said with sarcasm.
Celtic star Victor Wanyama with a team mate
The Kenyans will hope to get space on the Arik Air flight that departs for Calabar on Thursday in order to settle down in the Canaan City ahead of their game on Saturday.
For them, it’s far from Uhuru.
Kenya team without security as it trains in Lagos primary school

Calabar boat mishap: 29 rescued so far – Emergency official


Calabar boat mishap: 29 rescued so far – Emergency official

 | March 21, 2013 0 Comments
Emergency official on Thursday said twenty-nine people, including two who survived by clinging to a cooking gas cylinder, have been rescued after a boat capsized off Malabo, Equatorial Guinea waterways, about 40 nautical miles off the coast of Calabar, Cross River State, last week with about 166 people on board.
Calabar boat sinking
According to the head of Cross Rivers State Emergency Management Agency, Vincent Aquah: “We have 29 survivors so far from the (Friday) boat accident.”
According to eyewitnesses, the passengers were travelling in a ‘giant-sized wooden boat’ from Oron in Akwa Ibom State to Gabon, when it capsized on the Malabo waterways.