Friday, December 30, 2011


The first live recording of the Nigerian Idol theatre show for the top thirty contestants, took place at the dream studio in Omole Ojodu Berger Lagos Nigeria on December 30, 2011. Ten Artistes contested on that day, of which the best three, will be chosen for the final. Etisalat Nigeria, is the major sponsor of the event. Picture above, shows people, filing up orderly to watch the recording at Dream Studio, in Berger, Lagos, Nigeria on December 30, 2011

L-R is Elvis Daniel, Head of Youth Segment Etisalat,Kehinde Dacosta-Lawrence, Music director, Nigerian Idol, Idiare Alimono, Mamager, Youth Segment Etisalat and Dayo Adeyelure, Analyst Sponsorship, Etisalat Nigeria,  posing for  camera, at the event.

The host and the hostess of season 2 of Nigerian Idol, Illrymz right and Tiwa savage anchoring the show

Illrymz, welcoming the guest Judge of the show, Kenny Saint Brown to the event

Temi Myles, was one of the Ten contestants that performed at the Nigrian Idol first live recording of season 2 at Dream Studio in Berger, Lagos Nigeria on December 30, 2011

Joy Siekore followed

Chinedu performing at the event.

Bhabar thrilled the audience with one of Late Micheal Jackson`s hit tracks.

Isreal giving his best at the show.

Nikky sang so well that she got one of the Judges attention ( Charley Boy)

Buelah did not do badly either.

Byno pouring out his heart at the show.

Ebi Paul Oti, from Bayelsa, won the hearts of the Judges with his outstanding performance at the show.

Nagita, promised to prove to one of the Judges (Yinka Davies), that she will do well in the live recording in Lagos. That she actually did, with yinka, admitting defeat.

L-R: The Judges, Jeffrey Daniels, Yinka Davies, Kenny Saint Brown, the guest Judge and Charles Oputa aka Charley Boy at the event.

Illrymz asking a female audience who she thinks will win the competition. Her response was that, Isreal, was going to win it.


L-R: Dr. Oluwaranti Adenmosun, Archbishop Magnus Atilade, President of Christian Welfare Initiative, Pastor Nike Sotade and Princess Magaret Inam a member of CWI and a consultant, durning the press briefing on the state of the nation, following the Christmas day bombing of St. Theresa Catholic Church in Suleja, Niger State and the bombing in Jos Plateau State. The briefing was held in Mushin Lagos Nigeria on December 30, 2011. Archbishop Atilade made it clear that if nothing is urgently done by the government, the Christians will be forced to defend themselves.

Thursday, December 29, 2011


While other people spent their christmas, with their families and loved ones, this journalist, who works with ERA, an NGO, spent hers in a Village in Ogun State South West Nigeria called Legun, with kids, who have a poor background. Picture above, shows Betty Abah with the Red Christmas cap,paying attention to the kids whom she actually gave plenty of gifts to even though she`s not a Millionaire.

Betty Abah, taking care of one of the Kids in Legun Village, situated in Ogun State Nigeria, on December 25, 2011.

Betty Abah with Legun Kids
Abah, teaching the youths of Legun Village on the dangers of Tobacco smoking 

Betty Abah, in red Christmas cap, in a group photograph with the youths of Legun Village.

Etisalat's Customers End of the Year Ball

L-R: Executive Commissioner, Stakeholder Management, Nigerian Communication Commission, Mr Okechukwu Itanyi, Director, Consumer Affairs, Nigerian Communications Commission, Mary Uduma, Director, Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs, Etisalat Nigeria, Ibrahim Dikko, and Director, Regulatory Compliances, Etisalat Nigeria, Mr Damian Udeh, during the Etisalat’s Customers’ End of the Year Ball held at Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Saturday 17 th of December, 2011.

Sunday, December 25, 2011


Two children, walking in front of one of the houses in Legun Village, in Ogun State, South West, Nigeria on December 25,(Christmas Day) 2011.

Another group of people on December 25, (Christmas Day) 2011 in Legun Village Ogun State Nigeria, celebrating Christmas, in poverty.

Thursday, December 22, 2011


Primate Babatunde Elijah, Founder and Spiritual Head of INRI Evagelical Spiritual Church,in Lagos Nigeria, on December 22, 2011, gave out food items and cash to the widows,Aged,less privileged and the orphans in the society. Above is Primate Babatunde Elijah,Founder and Spiritual Head of INRI Evagelical Spiritual Church moving towards the less privileged in his church premises on December 22, 2011. 

Some of the less privileged, in the occasion

Mrs Ismaila Fatimah, in tears, giving her testimony of how God used primate Babatunde Elijah to heal her. 

Primate Babatunde Elijah, right, giving Miss Omolade Adewunmi, left some money for her education

In smile, an aged woman, left, receives a six kilogramme bag of rice, a live chicken and cash from Primate Elijah, who is with the microphone.

The crowd queueing for food items, provided by Primate Babatunde Elijah

An aged woman relaxing after collecting her food items

One of the beneficiaries, Mrs Alaba Azeez, displays her bag of rice and chicken she got.

Morenike Bakogun, a widow, with her chicken

Mrs Ruth Adewunmi, who has been visually impaired since February 2010. was not left out

Alhaja Abiodun Riskat, a widow, got a bag of rice and a live chicken

Wednesday, December 21, 2011


The Praying Band, Saint Matthias New Church of Cherubim and Seraphim Ago-Itunu (Aladura), held it`s annual Christmas Carols of Nine Lessons at the Church`s headquarters, situated at 2, Abule Nla Road, Ebute Metta (West), Lagos Nigeria, on December 20, 2011. Picture above, is , His Most Eminence Baba Aladura A. O. Akinsanya, The Supreme Head (Olori) of C&S Unification Head of Nigeria, delivering God`s message to the congregation.

The Choir singing Christmas Carols in the Church. 

Rev. Akin Odebo, reading one of the lessons from the scriptures in the church.


Glowing Channels had its 13th annual concert recently at the main auditorium of the University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba Lagos Nigeria, under the theme, APPRECIATING THE GRACE OF THE ALMIGHTY! In the above picture, Mrs Motunlayo Adefunke Sofowote, Founder/President, Glowing Channels Foundation, welcomes members of the audience to the show.

Mrs Sofowote, third from left, introducing member of the board of trustees of Glowing Channels Foundation to the audience

A cross section of the audience at the concert

The group, Footprints of David, a collection of children that has been groomed into dedicated stage giants, thrilling the audience at the concert.

Glowing Channels honoured six persons this year for their contributions towards the upliftment of the society. A member of the group Footprints, receiving Olusegun Adefila`s award from Mrs Taiwo Ajai-Lycett at the concert

From L-R: Olubunmi Olubobokun, supported by his wife Fehintioluwa, responding, after receiving his award from Segun Sofowote (third right)

Blessing Ilagha, an astounding soloist and a regular performer at the concert, during the 2011 event

A detachment of the fabulous Society for the Performing Arts (SPAN), thrilling the audience at the concert

Tuesday, December 20, 2011


Christian Welfare Initiative, headed by Archbishop Magnus Atilade had a Health Walk from Marina in Lagos Island to the Yoruba Lawn Tennis Club in Onikan Lagos Nigeria on December 20, 2011. The purpose of the Walk was to create awareness of such killer diseases as Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Diabetes and Cardiovascular. Picture above is the President of the Christian Welfare Initiative, Archbishop Magnus Atilade, centre, participating in the march.

Aid is real, is one of the placards used by the initiative to pass its message across to the public during the march. Beside the woman displaying the placard, is Archbishop Magnus Atilade, president of CWI

Some of the participants of the march in a group photograph with the president of CWI, Archbishop Magnus Atilade who is third from left, in front of St. Nicholas Hospital in Lagos Island. 
A CWI member, distributing hand bills to people in the bus at Igbosere Road in Lagos Nigeria, on December 20, 2011

A placard with a message.

A placard warning people against sexual immorality.

Another placard advising people to know their status

Too salt and sugar intake is bad says this placard.