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Imbibe Awo’s Ideals, Ambode urges Nigerians

Lagos State Governor Akinwumi Ambode has urged leaders to embrace the ideals and principles of the former Premier of defunct Western Region, the late Awo. Ambode spoke yesterday at the unveiling of a statue of the sage in Ikeja, the state capital. The event was attended by prominent members of the Awolowo clan, including wife of the Vice President, Mrs. Dolapo ... Read More »

Ambode Commissions first State-Owned DNA Forensic Centre in West Africa

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday commissioned the first state owned DNA Forensic Centre in West Africa, saying that the move would go a long way in resolving all form of crimes, paternity issues and others through technology which is the modern trend across the world. Governor Ambode said the completion and handing over of the centre located ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia set to lift ban on women drivers

The Saudi Royal family which runs its government has announced that from next year the age-long law against women drivers will be abolished. According to reports, the young Saudi King took the decision based on his intention to open up the country and make it more international. Women groups have been protesting this discriminatory law for years with some defying ... Read More »

Latest:Psquare Fight dirty, curse each other at Lawyer’s office

Adeleke Adeosun Peter and Paul Okoye, the set of twins who make up the soar-away group, Psquare may never come back together again, as a meeting at their lawyer’s office today almost resulted in fisticuffs. A video of the altercation obtained by Linda Ikeji Blog saw the duo and their elder brother/ Manager, Jude Okoye splashing expletives on each other ... Read More »

How Ekulo Group’s Meditol Jazzed Up MBGN 2017

By Ingram Osigwe For a conglomerate which tentacle does not extend to tourism, entertainment and fashion, it was arguably a big business risk for Ekulo Group to venture into beauty pageantry. But then, risk is an integral part of every business venture and this hugely explained the conglomerate’s plunge into beauty pageantry when it sponsored the just-concluded Most Beautiful Girl ... Read More »

British Airways to Probe Racist Comments on Nigerians by Air Hostess

British Airways has launched an investigation after a video emerged of an air stewardess making racist comments about passengers on a flight to Nigeria. MailOnline reports that the woman, dressed in a BA uniform, filmed herself as she was about to fly from London Heathrow to Abuja on Friday. The footage was recorded in her car and circulated among cabin ... Read More »

FG Gazettes Proscription of IPOB

The Federal Government has officially gazetted  the proscription order issued against the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)/ The five-page document was printed and published by the Federal Government Printer in Lagos on September 20, 2017, the particular date the Federal High Court in Abuja issued the proscription order. The document was signed by the AGF. It is titled, ‘Terrorism (Prevention) ... Read More »

Why my marriage with Tinsel’s Damilola Adegbite failed-Chris Attoh

Forget the speculations, forget the whispers, we can authoritatively reveal that Tinsel hearthrobs, Damilola Adegbite and Chris Attoh arefinally divorced-and this is confirmed! The final break-up has now been revealed by Chris himself who still described Damilola as a sweet woman, good mother and a friend. The sweet Valentine Day Wedding which was hosted with fanfare in Accra, Ghana in ... Read More »

APC blasts Sagay “You are disrespectful to President, a rogue elephant”

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has hit the Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay, over his statement in a recent newspaper interview. Sagay had, in the interview, accused the party’s leaders of being a bunch of unprincipled people, encouraging and accepting rogues into the party. But in its reaction in a statement by its National Publicity ... Read More »

Ajimobi condemns attack on Olubadan Palace

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has condemned the alleged act of brigandage that occurred during a ceremony at the palace of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji on Monday. Ajimobi-Olubadan In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Communications and Strategy, Mr YomiLayinka, the Governor directed security agencies to ensure that the masterminds are swiftly arrested, interrogated ... Read More »