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Toyin Saraki Makes History as Nigeria’s first Cannes Lions Judge

Founder/President Wellbeing Foundation Africa, HE  Mrs Toyin Saraki has made history as she has been appointed Nigeria’s first representative among the famous Cannes Lions Jury. According to an official release from the organisers of the event, which is regarded as the World Cup of the creative industry, Mrs. Saraki was chosen along with representatives from Georgia, Kenya and Sri Lanka ... Read More »

DSS Arrests Former Benue Governor, Suswam!

The Department of State Services on Wednesday arrested former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, over security issues in the state. The former governor was arrested after the incumbent governor, Samuel Ortom, allegedly petitioned the DSS over the security situation in the state, as he (Suswam), was allegedly planning to make it ungovernable, reports Channels Television. Read More »

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has said he does not trust the police and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to restructure the country so as to end insecurity. Fayose said this at this at an interactive conference convened a Pan Yoruba Socio-cultural group, Yoruba Ko’ya, in Ado Ekiti on Thursday with the theme, “Protecting Yoruba Land.” The conference examined ... Read More »

Ronaldo Hat Trick Rescues Portugal

Real Madrid Star, Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick to rescue a point for the Portugal National Team which battled had against Spain. The famous number 7 opened scores in the highly-entertaining match. He was brought down by Real Madrid team mate, Nacho for a penalty that he slotted home with panache; The Spanish team got back with an equalizer ... Read More »

Sallah: Ambode urges Nigerians to pray for successful 2019 elections

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday urged Nigerians to promote peaceful co-existence and as well pray for the successful conduct of the 2019 general elections, saying such remains key to the enhancement of growth and development.   Speaking at a special Eid-El-Fitri celebration organised by the State Government simultaneously across 20 Local Government Areas of the State, Governor ... Read More »

Activist Wants Court to compel EFCC To Investigate Corruption Charges Against Oshiomhole

  Bishop Osadolor Ochei, a rights activist and anti-corruption crusader has dragged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to court for refusing to investigate  corruption charges against former Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole He insisted that the EFCC refused to attend to a well-detailed petition he submitted to the anti-graft agency on October 28, 2016, which was published ... Read More »

Spainish FA Reveals Why It Sacked Coach

Spanish Football Federation President Luis Rubiales has revealed that the federation was “forced” to sack Julen Lopetegui when he agreed to join Real Madrid without informing it. “It’s the Spanish team. You cannot do things this way,” added Rubiales. Rubiales insists the situation is “very complicated” but believes the coaching staff will “do everything in their power” to help Spain ... Read More »

“Watch Your Tongue”-APC Warns Okorocha”

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned Governor  Rochas Okorocha of Imo State to stop attacking the party leadership. “We shall not tolerate his constant assault on the party, either directly or through proxies”. National Publicity Secretary of the party, Malam Bolaji Abdullahi, gave the warning in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. He noted that the governor had been ... Read More »

FirstBank Clears Air On Contempt Charge For Chairman, MD

FirstBank has released a comprehensive and extensive statement days after Honourable Justice I.N Buba of the Federal High Court, Lagos Judicial Division, granted a motion in SUIT NO: FHC/L/NRJ/1/2018 committing the Chairman and Managing Director of FirstBank of Nigeria Ltd. for contempt Ex Facie Curiae. First Bank’s Chairman and CEO were committed for contempt with respect to an order given ... Read More »

Osinbajo, Okoli Preach Entrepreneurship At 12th Chike Okoli Foundation Gala

  Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has called on individuals and corporate bodies to support entrepreneurial training of youths, insisting that it is the best way to pivot the country to greatness. Prof. Osinbajo who was speaking at the 12th Chike Okoli Foundation Health and Soul Gala held at the Muson Centre, Onikan Lagos stated that the present government ... Read More »