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Gov. Obaseki orders demolition of APC Chieftain, Bob Izua’s Shopping Complex

A shopping complex belonging to a chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Edo State, Chief Osamede Adun popularly known as Bob Izua has been demolished on the orders of Governor Godwin Obaseki. The shopping complex which has 218 stores was built along Mission Road. Officials of the Edo State government carried out the demolition exercise at about 11:00 ... Read More »

“We should Beg Biafran Agitators”-Obasanjo

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has called for dialogue with Biafran agitators. Obasanjo speaking in Abuja on Thursday at “Biafra, 50 years After” Event forum at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre said “We should beg those agitating for Biafra that there is enough cake to share and that Nigerians must treat the country with care”. He said the country’s fundamental ... Read More »

#Africa Day: Toyin Saraki congratulates new WHO Director-General

To mark Africa Day, HE Toyin Saraki, the Founder-President of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa and the wife of Nigerian Senate President formally congratulated the new WHO Director-General Dr.Tedros Adhanom. Toyin Saraki noted:  “On Africa Day, I would like to celebrate and congratulate our first African WHO Director General Dr.Tedros Adhanom. “ “My support for Dr.Tedros goes beyond borders, and beyond ... Read More »

After 17 years, Senate Passes Petroleum Bill

At long last, the senate has passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) after a 17-year legislative gridlock. The upper legislative chamber passed the bill after the senators considered clauses in the bill. The bill was broken into four parts to allow easier passage. While considering clauses of the bill, the senators disagreed on who would have the responsibility to guard against ... Read More »

Ifeanyi Ubah:Lagos and Abuja Courts give Conflicting Orders

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Thursday ordered the release of the chairman of Capital Oil and Gas limited, Ifeanyi Ubah, held by the State Security Services for alleged “economic sabotage”. The court directed the SSS and its director general, Lawal Daura, to release Mr. Ubah from detention if no criminal action is instituted against him ... Read More »

Nnamdi Kanu’s Lawyer barred from Nigerian Courts for Misconduct

Emeka Ugwuonye, who recently joined the legal team of the IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu can no longer practice law in Nigeria-his name has been struck off the list of lawyers following allegations of misconduct and breach of trust. Ugwonye who was peviously barred in New York and Maryland for alleged professional misconduct was hit by a sanction ordered by the ... Read More »

How I joined Boko Haram-Teacher

Repentant Boko Haram Arabic teacher, Ibrahim Suleiman, has described the group’s practices in Sambisa, Borno State, as barbaric and un-islamic. Detailing reasons he gave up his membership of the terrorist group, Suleiman told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Maiduguri, yesterday, that he became a member to enable him rescue his three children who were forcefully taken by the group. ... Read More »

“Lagos Not No Man’s Land”-Ambode, Akiolu, Fasinro insist

The saying that Lagos is ‘No man’s land’ came under the spotlight on Wednesday at the Lagos History Lecture held at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, where eminent Lagosians and others kicked against the cliché. Among those who spoke vehemently against it are the Oba Rilwan Akiolu of Lagos; former Minister of Works, Alhaji Femi ... Read More »

Confirmed! Ahmed Musa Marries wife No.2 (See photos)

Super Eagles striker Ahmed Musa is married again!. The Leicester  star has married the lady who allegedly caused a rift in first marriage. Musa who returned to Abuja on Tuesday for the wedding is set to start a new life with his new bride identified as Juliet. His first wife, Jamila is reportedly back in Kano state with their two ... Read More »

D’Banj, “Wife” expecting Baby No.1

Nigerian Artiste, Oladapo Oyebanjo also known as D’banj, is said to be expecting his first child with wife, Lineo Didi Kilgrow. According to online reports, D’banj who is also an entrepreneur and TV host is currently in the USA where Didi is expected to give birth. In 2016, the singer reportedly held a secret wedding with his girlfriend Didi, at ... Read More »