Friday, 20 May 2011

News Release: The Future Awards 2010 Wins The Nigerian Event of the Year at TNEA 2011

A Cross Section Of  Guests At The Ceremony
The first ever Nigerian Event Awards (TNEA) organized by Go2gurl Ltd, held on Sunday 8 May, 2011 at The Grandeur, Oregun, Lagos. The event was a unique opportunity to celebrate the burgeoning Nigerian events industry, as well as strengthen partnerships and strategic alliances within it.

The event kicked off with a mini exhibition at 2pm, while the awards show began much later in the evening. In attendance were such prominent Nigerians as Mr Jimi Agbaje, Tara Fela Durotoye, Matilda Kerry and more.

The Future Awards 2010 was nominated for two (2) categories, out of which, it won the biggest award of the night – The Event of the Year! It was a tough race, as other contenders for the award included the MAMA Awards 2010, Elite Model Look, Hennessy Artistry 2010, Face of Africa and Thisday Style Event.
Kenneth Oliko, Communication Coordinator of The Future Project, received the award on behalf of The Future Awards team, thanking the organizers of the event and all who voted.

Some other categories and winners at the event are Zapphire Event (Outstanding Contribution to the Event Industry), BellaNaija (Best Event Coverage Online), Eko Hotel (Hotel Coverage of the Year), Nigerian Oil and Gas (Best Trade Exhibition of the Year) and Calabar Festival 2010 (Best Government Event of the Year).
Red Communications

News Report: Nigeria's Rivers State To Conduct Local Government Election Tomorrow

Professor Nimi Briggs: RSIEC Boss
Election into local government Chairmanship and Councillorship positions in Rivers State of Nigeria will hold tomorrow, Saturday 21st May, 2011.

According to a news release issued by the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission(RSIEC), obtained by chidi opara reports, the election will hold in twenty-one of the twenty-three local government areas of the state. The release also stated that sixteen political parties are participating in the election. It further said that accreditation of voters will begin by 9.00am and end by 12 noon, while voting will start by 12.30pm and end by 6.00pm.

The Rivers State Police Command also in a news release obtained by chidi opara reports have announced curfew in the state from 10.00pm today to 6.00pm tomorrow. During this period, the release stated, movements of persons and vehicles, except those on essential duties, will be restricted.

Checks in Port Harcourt, Omoku and Bori however revealed lack of enthusiasm for the election among the residents, except supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP). Rivers State is controlled by PDP.

A chidi opara reports network member saw three young men removing posters of opposition candidates in the Diobu area of Port Harcourt at about 10.30 am last wednesday.