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Ibori gets £1 as damages for illegal detention in UK

Former Delta State Governor Chief James Onanefe Ibori today won a moral victory in a UK Court when a Judge ruled in his favour in an illegal detention suit and awarded him a symbolic  £1 as Ibori who had claimed £4,000 in damages for breaches of his human rights, accordingly to the Judge is only entitled to a nominal £1 ... Read More »

Akiolu not authentic Oba of Lagos-Princes tell Court

Two Lagos Princes are not happy that HRM Rilwan Akiolu has been parading himself as the Oba of Lagos. The men had dragged him to court 14 years ago insisting that he was not a direct descendant of Oba Ado, the first Oba of Lagos. Prince Adedoyin Adebiyi and Prince Rasheed Modile, two members of the Lagos royal family are ... Read More »

Shocker: Lagos Cancels N844m Fourth Mainland Bridge Contracts

Lagos State Government has said it has terminated the earlier contract with investors for the construction of proposed N844 billion fourth mainland bridge projects. This was disclosed today by the Commissioner for Waterfront and Infrastructure Development, Engr. Adebowale Akinsanya, while addressing journalists in Alausa. He said government is presently considering various proposals from foreign investors such as United States of ... Read More »

Otedola’s daughter,DJ Cuppy storms 2017 Cannes Film Festival

Leke Adeosun Ifeoluwa Otedola, aka DJ Cuppy, the adorable daughter of billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola is at the moment in Cannes, the South of France were A-listers in the movie and fashion industry are gathered for the 70th Cannes Film Festival. Taking to her instagram page, Cuppy revealed that she was excited to be back DJing at the Versini Grey ... Read More »

We will resist any Coup attempt-Tinubu

National Leader of All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has strongly warned against any coup attempt to usurp the present administration of President Buhari Muhammadu, saying Nigerians will resist such attempt by the military. Tinubu made the remarks today, while addressing gathering at the Parliamentary Session at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Alausa, Ikeja, being orgainsed as part ... Read More »

Supreme Court throws out Sheriff’s application

The supreme court has struck out an application by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party,  Ali Modu Sheriff, asking the court not to hear the appeal of Ahmed Makarfi.   Sheriff had prayed the court to stop the Supreme Court from hearing the appeal earlier filed by Senator Makarfi on March 16, challenging the February 27 ruling of ... Read More »

Is this Emir Sanusi’s new grand child?

In January this year, Emir Of Kano, HRH Muhammed Sanusi II welcomed the birth of baby.The adorable daughter is the child of Shaheeda, who got married in 2016.   The proud grandfather posed with the baby in a series of pictures then.But a few hours ago, the Emir posted another photo on his instagram page of a new-born baby, sparking ... Read More »

Akwa-Ibom gets Jumbo share of N1.4Trillion Allocation

The federal, states and local governments shared N1.4 trillion in the first quarter of the year, according to the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) report. Akwa Ibom received the highest share of N34.8billion while Osun state got N1.7billion, the lowest among the states. The breakdown, contained in the monthly FAAC report, was obtained by NAN on Sunday. The report indicates that ... Read More »

APC wins Katsina Bye Election

The independent National Electoral Commission  (INEC) has declared Mansur Ali of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the bye-election conducted in Mashi/Dutsi federal constituency. Prof Hudu Ayuba, the Returning Officer to the election, who announced the results  in  Mashi on Sunday, said APC won the election with  27,968 votes. He said Nazif Yusuf of the Peoples Democratic ... Read More »

NCAA orders Ethiopian Airlines to stop “Deportation Fee”

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has ordered Ethiopian Airlines (ET) to stop the collection of what the airline called “refundable deportation fee”, saying such fees are unauthorised by the agency. According to NCAA, these unauthorised charges referred to as “Refundedable Deportation Fee” are put at between $75 and $150 per passenger. In an official statement issued on Sunday signed ... Read More »