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“I am Most Qualified To Correct PDP’s Past Mistakes”-Gbenga Daniel

Former governor of Ogun State and a National Chairmanship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Otunba Gbenga Daniel has expressed his willingness to correct the past mistakes of the party. Addressing hundreds of party faithfuls, his supporters and members of the press during his official declaration to contest for the position in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on Wednesday, ... Read More »

Trouble for Oando as SEC suspends sale of shares, commences audit

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Nigeria’s apex capital market regulator, has launched a forensic audit into the operations and governance of Oando Plc in furtherance of the Commission’s investigation into allegations of corporate governance abuse and improper dealings. SEC has also directed the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) to suspend trading on the shares of Oando. In a notification of the ... Read More »

Tinubu Endorses Gani Adams’ Aare Ona Kakanfo title

All Progressives Congress (APC) Stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has congratulated Oodua Peoples Congress Leader Gani Adams on his appointment as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland. He also hailed the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi 111, for picking another nominee for the prestigious title 19 years after the demise of Bashorun Moshood Abiola, who last held the ... Read More »

Reps urge FG to restore Contract of Atiku’s INTELS

House of Representatives has urged the federal government to return to “status quo ante” by reversing the termination of the contract between the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and Integrated Logistics Services (INTELS). It also resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to investigate the legality or otherwise of the termination of the contract. The committee is expected to submit ... Read More »

Militants kidnap 4 British Nationals in Delta State

Suspected militants have kidnapped four British nationals in southern Nigeria, police and community leaders said on Wednesday. The four had been providing “free medical care and religious activities” in the Burutu area of Delta state, said Chief Theo Fakama, from the local Enukorowa community. Fakama said locals were “saddened” by the kidnapping as the victims had “brought succour to residents ... Read More »

Producer drags DSTV to court for copyright infringement

A film Producer, Mr Lateef Onida and his company LAT -Larry Film Company whose film ‘Aroni Rogun Matidi’ was allegedly infringed by Multichoice Nigeria Limited has slammed N25 million suit on the Digital Satellites Television, DSTV. In a statement of claim filed before a Federal High Court in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria by a Lagos lawyer, Olu Ogunmola, on behalf of ... Read More »

PHOTO: A’Ibom Gov. Udom Emmanuel meets Conference of PDP Chairmen

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New PayTV Company, TSTV in hot water over false PR Claims

FOX Network Group (FNG), owners of the FOX television channels, has denied that it has any agreement with new pay-television service provider, TSTV, to carry its channels in Nigeria. The position of FNG was made known in a statement issued on Thursday. The statement, signed by Jeremy Griesel of Jeremy Griesel Communications on behalf of FOX Network Group Africa, TSTV’s ... Read More »

Photos:Service of Songs for Dapo Abiodun’s son, DJ Olu

It was dark, sad and sombre moments all round at the service of songs for  Olugbemiga Abiodun (aka DJ Olu), the first son of Oil magnate, Dapo Abiodun which took place on Wednesday, 11 October 2017. The sorrowful ceremony was held at the families home at Olaniwun Ajayi Gardens in Banana Island, Lagos and attended by friends and family.   ... Read More »

Court orders EFCC To Seize N1.4billion found in Private Companies’ Accounts

Justice O. Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Friday, October 13, 2017, ordered an interim forfeiture of the sum of N1, 222, 384, 857..84 (One Billion, Two Hundred and Twenty-two Million, Three Hundred and Eighty-four  Thousand,  Eight Hundred and Fifty-seven Naira,  Eighty-four Kobo)  recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, from the account of ... Read More »