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Soyinka’s Son, Oretunlewa marries in Atlanta, USA

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka was in a joyous mood last weekend when his son,  Oretunlewa got married to Nneka EkechukwuFolake, got married in Atlanta, USA. Oretunlewa who is the son of Professor Soyinka and his spouse, Yinka, had been dating Nneka for eight years before they finally got married. The wedding was attended by close friends and family members. Read More »

Court Orders Arrest of Ex Anambra Governor, Chimaroke Nnamani

A federal High Court sitting in Lagos has issued a bench warrant and ordered the arrest of former Anambra State Governor, Dr. Chnamroke Nnamani Presiding Judge, Justice Chuka Obiozor gave the order following Nnamani’s absence in court and his lawyer’s inability to give a genuine reason.Nnamani is standing trial for an alleged N4.5billion fraud. Nnamani’s lawyer had told the court ... Read More »

Just In: Former Ekiti Senator, Ayo Arise Kidnapped, abductors demand N80m

Ayo Arise, a one-time Senator from Ekiti State has been kidnapped and his abductors have now called his family, demanding N80million as ransom. We gathered that Arise who served as a members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was on his way to Abuja when his vehicle was waylaid at the Okene-Lokoja Road. More details later Read More »

IBB speaks on PDP Convention says No To Money Politics

Former military President Ibrahim Babangida yesterday warned against monetary inducement of delegates at Saturday’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Convention He urged delegates to learn from the defeat of the party in 2015. Gen. Babangida, in a statement through his media adviser Prince Kassim Afegbua, said: “In the countdown to the convention; as founding fathers and stakeholders, we need to collectively assure Nigerians and ... Read More »

Kaduna-bound Fertilizer train derails in Ibadan

A train transporting fertilizer from Lagos to Kaduna on Sunday derailed at Omi-Adio area of Ibadan, Oyo State, blocking the railway crossing and causing gridlock. No life was lost and no loss of goods was recorded as a result of the derailment. An official of the Nigeria Railway Corporation in Ibadan, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was ... Read More »