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Why we sacked our staff-Tinubu’s station management react

The Board of Continental Broadcasting Services Ltd. (CBS), owners of Television Continental (TVC)  and Radio Continental, has announced  the restructuring of its group companies. This restructuring according to a statement from the company issued by its public relations agency, Brooksandblake, is geared towards repositioning the business for better and greater delivery of its services to audiences and advertisers alike. In ... Read More »

Tinubu’s TV Continental Sacks 145 staff

Television Continental (TVC) which had the ambition of being an Africa wide Television network has today sacked 145 of its work force. The station is reportedly owned by APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. According to a reliable source, the TV station which has been struggling for years now following the insistence of the owner, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu ... Read More »

Customs hands over Two Stolen Range Rover SUVs to INTERPOL

The Nigeria Customs Service Tincan Island Port Command, Thursday, handed over two suspected stolen Range Rover SUV cars to the International Police (INTERPOL). This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, Uche Ejesieme, and made available to newsmen. In his speech while handing over the vehicles, the Controller, Tincan Island Port, Comptroller Bashar Yusuf, disclosed ... Read More »

Lagos commences Recovery Of Right Way For Alapere Network Of Roads

In order to provide lasting solution to the challenges of traffic and transportation in Ibrahim Babangida Boulevard originating at Alapere junction and contiguous roads, the Lagos State Government on Friday commenced the Recovery of Conservative of Right of Way of Alapere-Agboyi-Ketu in line with its policy to provide more infrastructure to free traffic along the axis. The project, which is ... Read More »

Beware: Bird Flu is back!

The Federal Government on Friday alerted the public to the outbreak of Avian Influenza or Bird Flu in the FCT and seven states of the country. Dr Gideon Mshelbwala, the Director of Veterinary and Pest Control Services, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development raised the alert at a meeting with state Commissioners of Agriculture in Abuja on Friday. Mshelbwala ... Read More »

Andy Uba boasts “I will defeat Obiano”

Ahead of the forth-coming gubernatorial election in Anambra State, Senator Andy Uba, representing Anambra South Senatorial District in the National Assembly on Friday vowed to unseat the incumbent governor of the state, Willie Obiano. Uba stated this at Uga, his hometown, while handing over 24 cars to the Anambra State chapter of the All Progressives Congress. He said the cars ... Read More »

Roman Catholic Bishop Commits Suicide

A Cameroonian Roman Catholic Bishop has reportedly committed suicide under a bridge near the nation’s capital, Yaoundé. A report by Cameroon Concord News says Bishop Jean-Marie Balla reportedly killed himself under a bridge at Ebebda some 78Km from the nation’s capital Yaoundé. The prelate’s car and a statement left by him saying “I am in the water” suggest that the ... Read More »

Again: Court grants Ajumogobia,Obla leave to travel abroad for Medicals

A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has granted the embattled Federal High Court judge, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Godwin Obla, leave to travel abroad for medical attention. Justice Hakeem Oshodi, who acceded to the requests yesterday, maintained that the court has judicial discretion to rule on the application.”The prosecution failed to give evidence ... Read More »

Toure signs new One Year Manchester City deal

Yaya Toure has signed a one year deal with Manchester City, the Club annaounced yesterday. Toure was frozen out of the side by City boss Pep Guardiola in the early part of 2016-17 after a row between the manager and the player’s agent Dimitri Seluk, but he has been very much involved since November, and has now put pen to ... Read More »

Magu Must Go!-Group protests in Abuja

A group of youths of protesters stormed the Abuja office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday. The protesters were demanding EFCC Acting Chairman Ibrahim Magu’s removal. They came under the banner of the Global Centre for Conscious Living Against Corruption( GLOCCOLAC), wielding placards with the inscription:  “Magu must go! Magu must go! Magu must go!” They sang:  ... Read More »