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Daily Archives: May 3, 2017

Tennis: Drug cheat, Maria Sharapova now ranked 262

After serving her ban, drug cheat, Maria Sharapova has returned to the WTA rankings at number 262 after reaching the semi-finals of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix last week. The Russian was a wild card entry for the tournament as she marked her return to competitive tennis following a positive test for meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open. Sharapova was ... Read More »

DSS clears Saraki of ownership of N310m

As the controversy over the ownership of N310 million allegedly stolen from the Maitama home of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki gathers storm, the Department of State Service, DSS, yesterday cleared him of any culpability. The DSS said the cash did not belong to Saraki or any member of the National Assembly and accused its dismissed staff, who is now ... Read More »

Adeleke:Aregbesola signs Order for Inquest

As promised, Gov. Rauf Aregbesola has signed an Executive Order for the institution of a coroner’s Inquest into the death of Sen. Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke fondly called Serubawon. Recall that in a statement made available to newsmen on the 1st of May, 2017, the state government who said it is still in shock over the death of the late senator ... Read More »

Supporters protest as Lamido is remanded in Prison custody

Protest erupted in Dutse, the Jigawa State Capital as former Governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido was brought to court, charged and remanded in prison custody. A source revealed that as soon as the news that he had been denied bail filtered to the crowd that had gathered around the Chief Magistrate Court Two premises, they became restive and began to chant ... Read More »

Battle Royale: Ogundokun to Oluwo “You cant strip me of my titles”

Publisher and former Publicity Secretary of the defunct National Party of Nigeria, Chief Abiola Ogundokun, has said that the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, is not competent to strip him of his traditional and religious chieftaincy titles. Ogundokun, who said this in a statement in Osogbo on Tuesday, stated that the monarch moved against him because he advised him ... Read More »

Update: Oba of Lagos keeps mum on fire incident

Oba of Lagos, HRM Rilwan Akiolu has kept mum over the fire incident that engulfed a section of his Iga Idungaran Palace yesterday. Our correspondent who was at the scene of the fire was not allowed into the palace. He was not alone as everyone was locked out except men of the Lagos State Fire Service and other emergency service ... Read More »

Aisha Buhari Reacts: My Husband’s health not that bad

Mrs. Aisha Buhari, the wife of ailing President Muhammadu Buhari, has said her husband’s health is not as bad as some people have made people to believe. Mrs. Buhari said this in a message on her Twitter handle, @aishambuhari, and her Facebook page, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday. She said her husband had continued to carry out his constitutional responsibilities ... Read More »