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#Lagos@50:IBILE Comedy Challenge Winner receives N1m prize

Fast-rising comedian, Emeakpore Ofajemue aka Short Family ( @iamshortfamily)  who emerged the winner of the debut edition of IBILE Comedy Challenge  held at the Eko Hotel Convention Centre has received his Prize, a cheque of N1,000,000.00. The incredibly funny dude who beat other finalists to win grand Finale after weeks of preliminary contests across Lagos State was presented his cheque by ... Read More »

Excessive Alcohol, drug overdose killed Adeleke-Pathologist

Dr. Taiwo Solaja, a pathologist involved in determining the cause of death of Osun state federal lawmaker, Senator Isiaka Adeleke has given the cause of death to be “multiple aspiration” or choking due to drug overdose. The pathologist testimony was delivered at the Coroner’s inquest set up by the Osun state government to unravel the real cause of Senator Adeleke’s ... Read More »

Anenih’s son for burial in Lagos (see details)

Eugene, the son of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain, Chief Tony Anenih who slumped and died on Sunday, May 14th 2017 will be buried in Lagos. Family sources have revealed that Eugene,a Stockbroker and Managing Director, Nova Finance & Securities will begin his journey home on Thursday May 18, 2017 with a Service of Songs at the Catholic Church of ... Read More »

7 out of Ten Nigerians hypertensive-Expert

Prof. Modupe Onadeko, a retired Reproductive Medicine consultant at the University College Hospital Ibadan, says 7 out of 10 Nigerians are hypertensive. She added that 50 percent of this 7 are unaware of their condition and the remaining half are just not bothered to seek medical help to treat this condition. Onadeko disclosed this on Wednesday in Ibadan in commemoration ... Read More »

Senate releases list of Agencies yet to submit budget

The Senate has revealed that many Government agencies are yet to present their budgets for scrutiny. The  agencies include, Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASEI), Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), National Maritime Authority (NMA), Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC), National Sugar Development Council (NSDC), Nigerian Postal Service ... Read More »

FG working on tips from 2,500 Whistleblowers-Minister

Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun has disclosed in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, yesterday, that the Federal Government is working on 2, 500 corruption tips provided by whistleblowers. The minister said this at the Special (10th) Edition of government’s Town Hall Meeting in Abuja. Adeosun added that the anti-corruption fight is not only yielding fruit, but has become acceptable ... Read More »

Assemblies of God leaders fight dirty again

The Nigeria Police has prevented Rev. Prof. Paul Emeka’s faction of the Assemblies of God Church from reclaiming the headquarters of the church. Church members, in their thousands, who had arrived from various states of the Federation, were very close to the headquarters of the church at N0. R8 Ozubulu Street, Independence Layout Enugu State, before they were turned back ... Read More »

PDP Crises worsens over LG Polls

The division in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) got to a head yesterday, with the Ahmed Makarfi group telling its supporters to seek other platforms for their ambitions. The group is battling for the soul of the former ruling party with the Ali Modu Sheriff court-backed leadership. The Supreme Court is to settle the crisis. It advised the state chapters ... Read More »

Man, Wife, 4 Children assassinated in Ogun

Some gunmen, suspected to be assassins, have killed a man, his wife and four children in an attack on Tuesday in their home in the Atiba area of Odogbolu, Ogun State. The name of head of the family was given as Sheik Yusuf Tanimola who was in his 30s. Among Tanimola’s four children were twins who were two years old. ... Read More »

Jim Iyke laments over effect of Z World on his family

Controversial actor, Jim Iyke is not happy about the effect of the indian station, Z World on his family. He took to his Instagram page to lament over the attention his family members pay to the channel He wrote: ” Got home to meet the women of my household transfixed on Z World and then Telemundo. An in-depth assessment of ... Read More »