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Jonathan’s son in-law shot in Calabar

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Fayose’s mother, wife & son are Ekiti Contractors-Ex Commissioner

A sacked former commissioner has burst the bubble of Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, nothing that he was not a true democrat and ran Ekiti like his personal empire. He alleged that the Governor’s mother, wife and son are contractors to the Ekiti State Government. In his words: “Can you imagine that all the street lights across the state ... Read More »

Chelsea, Man U table £57m for Lukaku

Chelsea has reportedly lodged a matching £75 million bid for Manchester United target Romelu Lukaku, the Everton forward pictured training with Paul Pogba in Los Angeles this week. Even if Lukaku and super agent Mino Raiola are unswayed by the gesture, it seems Chelsea is prepared to play a spiteful game to make Jose Mourinho’s marquee summer move as difficult as possible. ... Read More »

Rwanda’s opposition candidate disqulaified

Rwanda’s Electoral Commission on Friday disqualified opposition candidate Diane Shima Rwigara, the only politician thought to stand a chance against incumbent President Paul Kagame in the Aug. 4 presidential elections. Rwigara, who is a strong critic of the government and previously accused the electoral commission of lacking independence, did not fulfil all registration requirements,’’ Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) chair Kalisa ... Read More »

EFCC re-arraigns Sule Lamido & Sons

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday re-arraigned former Jigawa Gov. Sule Lamido, his two sons, and five others before Justice B.O. Quadri of the Federal High Court, Abuja. Lamido, his sons, Aminu and Mustapha, were re-arraigned alongside Aminu Abubakar, Batholomew Agoha and three companies on an amended 43-count charge bordering on money laundering and illegal diversion of ... Read More »

This Fake Nigerian MP jailed for £millions fraud in UK

Kayode Sanni, 38, a Nigerian who has been living illegally in the United Kingdom has been convicted for  five years and three months for his role  in the over £1m scam ,according to The Daily Mail. He has been posing ans Member of Parliament and Judge before his luck ran out. The gang  stole personal details from the Civil Service ... Read More »

“Magu Rejection Stands”Senate

The Nigerian Senate has insisted on the rejection of Mr.Ibrahim Magu as chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), spokesman for the Red Chamber of the National Assembly, Mr. Sabi Abdullahi,said yesterday. Chairman of the Senate Committee on Media,spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in reaction to Thursday’s statement by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo that Magu ... Read More »

“We need Restructuring of our Mindset”-Obasanjo

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has stated that he will never support separation of any ethnic group from Nigeria and that what we actually need is restructuring of our mindset. Speaking in Warri during a private meeting with Olu of Warri, he stated  “The point I note of your dissatisfaction is that in spite of history and in spite of ... Read More »

“I am against Biafra Agitation”-Son of Ojukwu’s Deputy

Phillip Effiong Jnr whose father, Major-General Phillip Effiong was the Second in-Command to Biafra Founder and Leader, General Odimegwu Ojukwu has revealed that he is against the current pro-Biafra agitation. In an interview with BBC Focus on Africa, Effiong stated that as someone who lived through the war, dialogue was far better than embarking on war. In his words “I ... Read More »

Nigeria thrases Ghana & Sierra Leone at 1st Jollof Contest in US

Ms. Atinuke Ogunsalu of Queensway Restaurant & Catering in Maryland, US, became the winner of the first ever Jollof Hackathon presented by I/O Spaces during Jollof Festival In Washington DC. The event was organized by Afropolitan Insights. Ms. Ogunsalu put skeptics to shame with her win and proved to all that Nigerians can indeed cook Jollof when she secured her country the win at the ... Read More »