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Senate suspends passage of Nigerian Peace Corps Bill

The Senate has  suspended the passage of the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill, over the allegation of fraud in the recruitment exercise by the organisation which is being prosecuted in a court. The bill sharply divided senators at the plenary. Both the Senate and the House of Representatives had separately passed the bill before the harmonisation of its provisions. But rather ... Read More »

Oba of Lagos’ Palace on fire

The Palace of Oba of Lagos, HRM Oba Rilwan Akiolu located at the Iga Idungaran, Central Lagos this afternoon was gutted by fire, according to reports. We gathered that the fire started at the Oba’s bedroom and then spread to other parts of the facility but the influential monarch is safe and sound. Men of the Lagos State Fire Service ... Read More »

Ambode endorses Kunle Afolayan’s new film “Roti” as Exclusive Premiere holds May 5th

The Governor of Lagos State,Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has endorsed “ROTI” the latest film in the Africa Magic and Kunle Afolayan Collaboration. The Psycholgical thriller has been chosen as part of the events for the on-going Lagos@50 celebrations and Lagosians are in for an exciting time as an Exclusive Premiere has been scheduled for this week. Date: 5th of May 2017. ... Read More »

Falana, others want Buhari to take urgent medical leave

Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and rights lawyer, Femi Falana, academic, Jibrin Ibrahim and activist, Debo Adeniran  have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to take an urgent medical leave from governance. Buhari returned from medical vacation, in the  United Kingdom, in March. And, since his return, the president has only made a few public appearances, fuelling speculations about his health when he ... Read More »

NCAA suspends Crew Member over Marijuana

A crew member from either Air Peace or Medview Airline has been suspended after a routine test found  he had marijuana in his system. The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) said the suspended crew member tested positive to psychoactive substance, Tetrahydro – Cannabinol (Marijuana). The suspect was fished out when the agency conducted a random alcohol and drug tests on ... Read More »

Bisi Akande: I wept over absence of Buhari at godson’s wedding

The founding National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Bisi Akande said he wept when President Muhammadu Buhari was absent at the Kaduna wedding of his godson over the weekend, urging Nigerians to pray for Mr. President. A statement by Chief Akande in Osogbo yesterday, read in part: “The health of the leader is intricately intertwined with the ... Read More »

How to boost Job Creation through ICT -Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has stressed the importance of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in transforming Nigeria’s economy and creating more job opportunities for the nation’s youth. In a press statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki in a discussion with some visiting foreign dignitaries stated that developing an open ... Read More »

“Prophet” in Police net for taking houses, N70m to cure fibroids

A self-confessed prophet, Oladele has been arrested for alegedly spell- binding and holding hostage  a Businesswoman who had fibroids for ten years. Police at the Special Fraud Unit, Ikoyi, said the prophet was being held for allegedly defrauding the businesswoman of N70m, a duplex, two five-bedroomed bungalows, a Lexus and a Toyota Highlander, 2014 model. PUNCH Metro learnt that the ... Read More »

TB Joshua Bombshell:”I am relocating to Israel”

In a bombshell announcement that shocked congregants and viewers of Emmanuel TV alike, Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua declared his intentions to leave Nigeria and relocate his ministry to the nation of Israel. Speaking to a rapt multi-national audience at his church service on Sunday 30th April 2017, Joshua disclosed that he had just returned from the ‘Holy Land’ after holding ... Read More »