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Akwa Ibom on the path to economic greatness-Governor Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel has said that his administration is laying a solid foundation for the state to gain steady growth and reach economic greatness   Speaking in Lagos over the weekend at the Foundation Laying ceremony of Akwa Ibom Community (AKISCOM) Lagos Plaza, Governor Udom speaking extempore and with so much passion stated that his administration ... Read More »

Aisha Buhari visits Former Minister, Pauline Tallen over husband’s death

The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has paid a condolence visit to former Minister of State for Science and Technology, Mrs Pauline Tallen and her family members over the death of her husband, John Tallen. Tallen died on Tuesday at the age of 83 at his residence in Abuja after a protracted illness. The President’s wife, who was received ... Read More »

Globacom Chairman, Mike Adenuga’s first daughter, Oyin, weds!

It is the joy of every parent to wean, groom and eventually see their children start their own families, and that is the kind of happiness that Globacom Chairman and billionaire businessman, Dr. Mike Adeniyi Adenuga Jnr is having at the moment because his first daughter, Oyindamola will begin her journey to matrimony on Thursday, March 30th 2017. She is ... Read More »

Debt: Diamond seeks Court order to sell popular Ilorin hotel

The management of Diamond Bank has sought leave of an Ilorin High Court to sell a popular hotel in the Kwara state capital, Princess Luxury Hotel, over alleged failure to pay an outstanding N159 million loan with accumulated interest at N45.9 million. The bank claimed that the hotel complex had been used as collateral for the initial loans of N120 ... Read More »

Musician, Bob Gerdorf invests $80m in Nigerian biscuit company

A private equity firm with interest in agriculture and technology, 8 Miles, on Tuesday acquired minority stakes worth about $80m in the Nigerian biscuit company, Beloxxi Industries Limited. Irish pop star, Sir Bob Geldof, is the founder of 8 Miles. The company also bought a minority stake in Blue Skies, an ethical fruit business that looks to expand into Nigeria ... Read More »

I never received any bribe from Jonathan-Rev. Fr. Matthew Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Mathew Hassan Kukah, has debunked the perception that he was close to former President Goodluck Jonathan for what he could get. “Despite my friendship with Jonathan over this long period of time, we never discussed a penny, we never discussed one dollar; we never exchanged a penny, and we never exchanged a dollar,” Rev Kukah ... Read More »

Kogi Assembly crisis deepens as Lawmaker is suspended

The crisis rocking Kogi State House of Assembly became messier, yesterday, as the House suspended one of its members, Friday Sani, for six months for taking the House to court, describing his action as ‘anti-legislative activities.’ Sani (Igalamela/Odolu Constituency) had, on Monday, sued the House at a state high court in Idah over leadership change in the House and failure ... Read More »

Amosun Congratulates Tinubu at 65

    Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has congratulated former Governor of Lagos State and Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on the occasion of his 65th birthday. “As you celebrate yet another birthday, we join your family, friends and political associates to celebrate the grace of the Almighty Allah on your life,” governor ... Read More »