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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 »

Tinubu a Made in Nigeria Product that is working-Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday described the former Governor of the State and National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as a great Nigerian political product and a successful leader who not only mentored many leaders in the country but laid the solid foundation for the sustained progress of the State. Speaking at ... Read More »

Court stops Premiere of Nollywood Star, Omoni Oboli’s “Okafor’s Law”

Nollywood actress and producer, Omoni Oboli, was disappointed as the the premiere of her highly anticipated movie “okafor’s law” was yesterday stopped by an order of the court. This painful development is coming after accusations of copyright infringement were leveled against the mother of four by Canada-based Nigerian script-writer, Jude Idada in September last year. However, Omoni decided that there ... Read More »

Lagos@50 unfolds 50-days of fun

It will be 50 days of fun, entertainment, colour and glamour as Nigeria’s Centre of Excellence, Lagos prepares to mark its 50th Anniversary in a well-packaged  programme of events aptly tagged Lagos@50. In his welcome address at a World Press Conference, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, Commissioner of Information & Strategy revealed that from April 8 till May 27th, there will be ... Read More »

Senate Suspends Confirmation of 27 RECs over Magu

embers of the Senate have called for the suspension of the confirmation of the 27 Nigerians as Resident Electoral Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission. The then Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, had sought legislative approval for the nominations. The lawmakers, while speaking on the report by the Senate Committee on INEC at the plenary on Tuesday, pointed out ... Read More »

Breaking: Ex NNPC Boss Andrew Yakubu withdraws N1bn suit against EFCC

former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mr. Andrew Yakubu, on Tuesday terminated his fundamental human rights enforcement suit, in which he sought N1bn as compensation for his alleged unlawful detention by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Yakubu had filed the suit before Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Abuja following his arrest ... Read More »

Woman jailed for impersonating Army Major

A Karu Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, sentenced one Rose John of Bwari, Abuja, to seven months imprisonment for impersonating an Army Major. She was convicted on a two-count bordering on wearing a dress meant for public servants, offences she admitted committing. The prosecution alleged that John had been parading herself as a Major in the Nigerian Army ... Read More »

Controversy over Dino Melaye’s NYSC Certificate

Just yesterday, Senator Dino Melaye was given an all clear by the Vice Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)-and was duly confirmed to have graduated with a BA Geography. Now, the Senator’s enemies have cast doubts on the authenticity of his  National Youth Service Scheme (NYSC) certificate. The story in the social media was that it could not have ... Read More »

Obasanjo’s wife drags former President, billionaire Businessman, Kessington Adebutu to court over children’s wedding

Taiwo, the estranged wife of former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has dragged him and billionaire businessman, Sir Kessington Adebutu, owner of Premier Lotto fondly called Baba Ijebu over the forth-coming wedding of her son, Olujonwo to Tope Adebutu scheduled for May 11 and 12, 2017 Mrs. Obasanjo who is the twin sister of Chief Kenny Martins  wants Justice Lateefa Okunnu ... Read More »