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Senate probes Etisalat’s $1.2billion debt saga

The Senate has passed a Motion on the need for intervention in the recent Etisalat Nigeria $1.2 billion debt crisis.   In 2013, Etisalat Nigeria acquired a syndicated loan from 13 banks as a medium-term, seven-year facility to fund the expansion of the network in Nigeria. Since then, the company has only repaid 42% of its loan.   The Senate ... Read More »

#Mainagate an embarrassment to APC-Spokesperson, Bolaji Abullahi

The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to not spare anyone found to have been involved in facilitating the reinstatement into service of fugitive Assistant Director in the Ministry of Interior, Abdulrasheed Maina. It described the incident as a huge embarrassment to the Buhari administration and the ruling party which rode to power on the mantra ... Read More »

Bisola Aiyeola Confesses” My love affair with Jeff Akoh was publicity stunt”

After publicly announcing her love for singer, Jeff Akoh some 72 hours ago, Big Brother Naija (BBN) star, Bisola Aiyeola has declared it as publicity. In a viral post on Saturday via Instagram, she wrote “It’s official guys, Jeff Akoh and I are in love and in a strong, loving relationship. Your girl B is taken.” With just three days ... Read More »

Power Uti in Court for Killing Wife

A renown wrestler, John Eke Uti a.k.a. Power Uti, was on Tuesday brought before an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly killing his wife, Toyin. Uti, 55, was arraigned before Magistrate Bola Folarin-Williams on a two-count of murder and disrespect of corpse. After going through the case file, Magistrate Folarin-Williams said she did not see anything both in the ... Read More »

Just In: EFCC storms Maina’s Abuja Mansion

Officials of the Economic & Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have stormed the alleged $2billion mansion of former Pensions Task Force Boss, Abdulrasheed Maina. According to Premium Times, the EFFC operatives were at the property at about 3pm Monday and have been carrying out searches at the 10 Hamisu Musa, Jabi home. Sources also say, the EFCC will carry out a ... Read More »

Why I want Obiano out-Peter Obi

Former Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi has not hidden his disdain for his erstwhile main man and annointed successor, Mr Willie Obiano. In this interview he outline how they fell out and why he wants him out.  Sir, how is the campaign going?   Peter Obi:  Going on very well. Electioneering is tough, especially in our country where truth is ... Read More »

Relegation threatened Everton fires Ronald Koeman

Relegation threatened Everton football Club has fired its Dutch  manager, Ronald  Koeman after a string of embarrassing results. Koeman  will be the second manager to lose his job this season after Leicester also dismissed Craig Shakespeare for an unsavory start to the season. Already, David Moyes, Carlo Ancelotti and many other managers have been mooted with talks being at advanced ... Read More »

George Weah Storms visits TB Joshua ahead Liberian Presidential Elections re-run

Football icon and leading Liberia’s presidential candidate, George Weah, on Sunday visited the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Ikotun, Lagos, to seek the support of Prophet TB Joshua, in his bid to lead Liberia. Weah will face Joseph Boakai, the incumbent vice-president, in a runoff slated for November 7. Yormie Johnson, a former Liberian warlord, and one of the ... Read More »

Court slams N2m fine on Police for arresting Kidnap Kingpin Evans’ brother in’-law

For arresting the brother-in-law of top kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, the Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday entered judgment against the Nigeria Police Force. In the fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by Mr. Okwuchukwu Obiechina, said to be Evans’ brother-in-law, Justice Mohammed Idris, on Monday, declared Obiechina’s arrest and detention unconstitutional. The judge ruled that the remand order ... Read More »

Just In: Buhari orders sack of Maina from Civil Service, orders probe

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate sack of Mr. Mr Abdullahi Abdulrasheed Maina, the EFCC-wanted man who mysteriously surfaced as a senior officer of the Ministry of Interior. In statement by Senior Special Adviser to the President, Femi Adesina, President has also ordered for a probe of how Maina got back into the service. The statement reads “President Muhammadu ... Read More »