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IBB Begs Igbos “War is bad, I still carry the pains of Civil War injury”

By Adeleke Adeosun Former Mlitary President, General Ibrahim Babangida has called of all ethnic agitators especially the Igbos to stop the drums of war, noting that war was bad and as someone who has fought and survived wars and even still carries a painful injury of the civil war, everyone should embrace peace. Speaking during prayers to mark his birthday ... Read More »

MTN Dumps Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

Popular Nigerian TV show, ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’ has gone on a temporal break for the first time since its inception in 2004, 13 years ago. The show’s host, Frank Edoho announced this break is because the show’s sponsor, MTN Nigeria has pulled out. Season 13 of the popular family quiz show ended yesterday, 25th of June, 2017 ... Read More »

Just In. US Supreme Court approves part of Trump’s Travel Plan

The US Supreme Court today approved some part of Presidential Donald Trump’s Travel Ban-and ruled that vetting procedures should go on and people from Libya, Sudan, Yemen, Syria and two other Muslim majority country without any ties from the US should be barred. The US supreme court handed a partial victory to the Trump administration on Monday as it lifted ... Read More »

House On The Rock Inferno: Fire Fighters had no water, ladder-Rev laments

A leader of the House on the Rock, Abuja Church has lamented that the building was razed on Sunday because the fire fighters who came to the scene were ill-equipped, Rev. Kennedy Asigime said that the Nigerian fire-fighters came with  “the same ladder used by Electric Distribution Companies,”and with inadequate water. “They were just here because they want to put ... Read More »

Sallah Photos:-Dangote hosts friends on a Yacht

Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote hosted a lunch for close friends on his yacht on the Lagos Lagoon. Spotted were Femi Otedola, Donald Duke, Seguin Awolowo, Charles Ahize, Nogie Meggisonm and Tunde Ayeni, Read More »

“I fired disloyal Commissioners”-Wike

Rivers State Governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike has stated that  the two Commissioners who were recently relieved  of their posts were disloyal. Speaking during the Election Thanksgiving Service in honour of the Majority Whip, of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Evans Bipi, at Saint Martin’s Anglican Church, Ogu on Sunday, Wike said the dissolution was done to rejig the machinery ... Read More »

Sacked Commissioners to Wike “Oga, why are you chopping alone”

Fresh details have emerged on why two Commissioners left the Rivers State Government last week.We have it on good authority that the commissioners were not happy  that Governor Nyesom Wike was running a one-man show. It was alleged that at an Executive Council Meeting one of them confronted the Governor according to an exclusive  report by CKN News and his ... Read More »

Shocker:8.5m Nigerians have hearing defects

THE chairman, Starkey Hearing Foundation, Dr. Heather Jensen, has said that approximately 8.5 million Nigerians, representing five per cent of the population, have some form of hearing defects, calling for more hearing health epidemiological studies in the country to provide objective estimates of the disease burden. Jensen, who stated this in Abeokuta, Ogun State, at a training workshop and distribution ... Read More »

Alaafin Endorses Akintola’s son as next Oyo Governor

Alaafin  of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi, has appealed to the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at both state and national levels to ensure that the governorship ambition of Chief Adeniyi Akintola (SAN) received their blessings. He made the remark when the legal luminary paid him a courtesy visit at the former palace in the ancient city ... Read More »

Senate blasts Fashola for “Spreading Falsehood”

The Senate has accused the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, of “spreading wrong information and half-truth about the 2017 budget.” The upper legislative chamber said Fashola did not give members of the public full details about the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, “which has been on a private finance initiative from the beginning because he would prefer an arrangement ... Read More »