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How NIA Boss hid Ikoyi cash from Buhari, NSA

The Presidency has debunked the claim by the suspended Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ayo Oke, that the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, was aware of the $43.4m stashed away at a private apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos. A government official told journalists yesterday that in the first instance, “Oke did not brief the NSA at all about the existence ... Read More »

Ooni has forgiven Oba of Lagos-Ife Monarch

The Oon of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has forgiven the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, who allegedly snubbed him at a public function in Lagos on Tuesday. Punch reports that Oba Ojutalayo, who is also the Chairman of ‘40 New Dawn Oba’ in Ile Ife, said Oba Akiolu would be given a warm embrace anytime he visited the Ooni ... Read More »

I am still searching for Mr. Right-Rita Dominic

Nollywood star,  Rita Dominic has revealed that she would not be stampeded by anyone to get married. In an interview with a lifestyle Magazine, the multiple award-winning actress, however, is hopeful that God will present the right man to her at the right time. She said, “I believe that God is in charge of my life and will present the ... Read More »

Why did this 100-Level UNILAG student commit suicide?

A 100-level Business Administration student of University of Lagos (UNILAG), Ariyibi Ayomide has reportedly taken her own life after she was shamed publicly by her roommates. The Employee Relations and Human Resources Management major had been accused of taking makeup kits and clothes that didn’t belong to her. Her roommates at Amina Hall  had then taken it up against her ... Read More »

Segun Adeniyi’s book contained distorted facts-Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has reacted to the much talked about ‘Against the Run of Play’ written by Segun Adeniyi, Chairman of the editorial board of ThisDay Newspapers. Airing his opinion on the content of the book, Goodluck Jonathan said “I have just read Segun Adeniyi’s new book, ‘Against the Run of Play’ which has so far enjoyed tremendous ... Read More »

How Anthony Joshua knocked out Vladmir Klitscko

Anthony Joshua has knocked down Ukranian Vladmir Klitschko to become the IBF and WBA champion. The stunning world heavyweight title fight at Wembley Stadium, London saw both men suffering knockdowns early in the fight before recovering to take an epic contest to the 11th round, when the British-Nigerian fighter came out on top. Making the third defence of his IBF ... Read More »

Shade Okoya speaks on love, life and business at 40

Chief (Mrs) Shade Okoya, the youngerwife of the Chairman and CEO of Eleganza Group of Companies, Alhaji Rasaq Akanni Okoya, the Aare of Lagos, just turned 40. The paragon of beauty, fashionista and first class celebrity who is the Managing Director of Eleganza Fashion Products Limited, Eleganza Cruise & Travels Limited, as well as a member of Board of Eleganza ... Read More »

What is the Big Deal about Richard Quest-Dele Momodu

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, anyone familiar with CNN International would readily know the name and face of an unusually dramatic presenter, Richard Quest, widely known and acclaimed for his popular programme “Quest Means Business”. This journalist with a tinge of eccentricity has been in Nigeria all this week. If he is still in town and able to read this, ... Read More »

Court declares CCB Board has expired

Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday declared the tenure of the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau, Mr. Sam Saba, and nine other members of the bureau as expired. Justice Binta Nyako, in her judgment in the suit marked, FHC/ABJ/CS/411/2016, held that the five-year tenure of the chairman and nine others had expired since April 2015. She held ... Read More »

Herdsmen Invade Wole Soyinka’s home

Nobel Laureate, Proffessor Wole Soyknka has revealed that  F ulani herdmen have invaded his home. Speaking at a Press conference held at Freedom Park, Lagos, Soyknka noted that from “Imeko to Abeokuta, the herdmen have been trespassing. I have reported to Government, but the government is taking security  lightly. The Nobel laureate also used the opportunity  to speak on the ... Read More »