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AU, AFRIMA Jury unveil AFRIMA 2017 Nominees list+Public voting commences August 21

African Union Commission and the 13-man Jury of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, have unveiled the Nominees List for the 2017 edition of AFRIMA, the continent’s biggest music awards on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Renaissance Hotel, Ikeja in Lagos, Nigeria. The highly anticipated Nominees List for the 2017 AFRIMA Awards which has the biggest acts on the continent ... Read More »

Ooni Speaks “I wish my wife well”

One of the parties at the centre of the biggest Nigerian Royal Rumpus in recent times, Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi has revealed that he has no intention of ruining his wife, Olori Wuraola and was not behind the malicious stories being spread about her. In an exclusive chat with The Boss Newspapers yesterday night, The Ooni said ... Read More »

Court okays Evans’ Fundamental Human Rights case

The Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has ruled that the Fundamental Rights Enforcement Suit filed by Suspected Billionaire Kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike popularly known as ‘Evans’ can proceed. Justice Abdulaziz Anka dismissed the objections of Emmanuel Eze, the counsel for the third and fourth respondent and agreed with Counsel to Evans, Olukoya Ogungbeje that service on the Ist and 2nd ... Read More »

Gunmen attack EFCC Abuja Office

A group of unidentified gunmen on Wednesday attacked an Abuja office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). A statement by Wilson Uwajaren, spokesman of the Commission, said the gunmen left a death note for one of the anti-graft agency’s detectives. He disclosed that the intruders could not make their way into the complex because security guards on duty ... Read More »

Opinion:Taking Revolution To The Health Sector-Joe Inodu

By Joe Inodu The primary essence of government is to protect lives and property. Apart from the physical protection which connotes well equipped security apparatuses and personnel, there is also the protection of life through efficient healthcare system. This is of immense importance as its absence allows diseases to strut innocuously but with the collateral consequence of avoidable population decimation. ... Read More »

Opinion: Not Too Young To Run Bill And Independent Candidacy Bill: A challenge to the Nigerian Youth by Bamikole Omishore

By Bamikole Omishore The time of youth is the best time of one’s life; the peak period when purpose should be chased and dreams fulfilled. It is however a parody that according to reports 73% of young people are restricted from running for office even when eligible to vote,  and 51% of the population are under 30 years, but only ... Read More »

The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has assigned portfolios to the two new ministers who were recently confirmed by the Senate. They are Stephen Ocheni and Suleiman Hassan. While Mr Ocheni is now the Minister of State For Labour, Mr Hassan was sworn in as the second minister of state in the Ministry Of Power, Works and Housing. Mr Ocheni ... Read More »

Financial Expert, Laurine Ubanozie set for Ikoyi Metropolitan Rotary Club Presidency

Come Saturday, September 2, 2017, there will be fun and loads of celebration as family and friends gather for the investiture of Rotarian Laurine Ngozi Ubanozie as the 16th President, Rotary Club of Ikoyi Metropolitan. The event scheduled for Colonades Hotels & Resorts Limited, 21 Alfred Rewane  Road, Ikoyi, Lagos will see Rot Laurine officially taking over the mantle of ... Read More »

APGA elects Obiano as Anambra Guber Candidate

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on Tuesday elected Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra as its candidate for that state’s governorship poll slated for Nov. 18. Obiano scored 1,070 “yes” votes to emerge the candidate in the race he contested unopposed in Awka. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that accreditation and voting by delegates from the 326 wards ... Read More »

NCC to probe financial status of Glo & MTN-Dare

The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has revealed that it is set to conduct a financial stress check of two leading telecommunications firms Glo and MTN as a fallout of the $1.2billion saga that led to the near collapse of Etisalat, now 9Mobile. According to Mr. Sunday Dare, Executive Commissioner (Stakeholder Management), the NCC the telco’s which have now been described ... Read More »