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Swiss Authorities probes Addax Petroleum over bribery in Nigerua

Geneva Prosecutor’s Office is investigating the Chief Executive Officer of Addax Petroleum, Geneva operations, Zhang Yi, over allegations of crime in the company’s business in Nigeria, it was learnt. Although the details of his offence are being kept secret by the company, the management of Addax Petroleum Nigeria Limited confirmed he was being investigated. According to Reuters report, a criminal ... Read More »

Lagos @50: Hollyfield to fight Tinubu with Soyinka as Referee

Evander Holyfield, legendary five-time World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, has formally announced the most anticipated exhibition boxing match that is billed to take place in Lagos on Thursday, May 25 at the Eko Atlantic City. It will be beamed Live from Lagos, Nigeria to the world. The top-bill charity-focused showbiz event is the first of its kind on the African continent, ... Read More »

Ambode, Fashola settle rift, promise better collaboration

Whatever misunderstanding Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode had with his predecessor, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola has been amicably resolved as the Governor on Saturday praised the Minister for his achievements during the eight years he spent as Governor of the State. Governor Ambode, who spoke when he received Fashola and some top officials of ... Read More »

New DSS Report: Senate vindicated on Magu-Spokesman

Spokesman of the Senate, Dr. Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi has stated that the leaked report of the Directorate of State Security (DSS) sent to the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, on the integrity of Mr. Ibrahim Magu has vindicated the decision of the legislative chamber to reject his nomination as chairman of the Economic and Financial ... Read More »

Buhari’s health: “Don’t gloat”-says Femi Adesina

I learned an enduring lesson on the day General Sani Abacha died. It was June 8, 1998, and death had laid its icy hands on the maximum ruler, and the scepter had fallen from the grip of the king. I was deputy editor of National Concord, the newspaper owned by Basorun M.K. O Abiola, the man Abacha not only inveigled ... Read More »

Why RCCG Member attempted suicide over N18.7m debt

For being shunned by her Parish Pastor, for being abandoned by her on and for owing over N18.7m debt to Swiss Textile Suppliers,Mrs. Taiwo Momoh decided to end it all by committing suicide. Mrs.  Momoh was prevented at about 11:25 a.m from leaping into the Lagoon by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos state Police Command. ... Read More »

Ile-Ife crisis: Dele Momodu slams Police

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, let me take you on historical excursions today. At this unfortunate time that History is not a compulsory subject in our school curriculum, it is pertinent to educate ourselves properly about our dear beloved nation. For those who may not know, Ile-Ife is the ancestral home of all Yoruba people. Please, ignore attempts by all ... Read More »

Celebration galore as Igbinedion presents Tiger to Oba of Benin

Billionaire businessman and The Esama of Benin Kingdom, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, caused a huge stir in the ancient city of Benin when on Friday, March 24th 2017 he presented a seven-month-old Tiger to the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare N’ogidigan II. Igbinedion said he presented the tiger as a mark of respect to the monarch. Oba Ewuare received the gift ... Read More »

Cobhams Asuquo kicks off “For You” concert with other stars in Lagos

To get his first concert tour off to a great start, Cobhams Asuquo is holding the ‘For You’ Kick-Off Concert on Sunday, March 26th at the Pistis Conference Centre, between 4th and 5th Roundabout, Lekki Expressway, Lagos.   The concert comes few days after the success of his album launch concert which held on March 12 at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, ... Read More »

Dino Melaye graduated from ABU, but…Dean, Student Affairs

It is now confirmed tbat Senator Dino Melaye actually graduated from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria but he had some issues with the school. This is the facts according to the Dean, Student Affairs. “Dino is a graduate of ABU Zaria. I do not like him but the campaign of calumny and falsehood against him must stop. I recalled ... Read More »