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Benedict Peters, Aiteo boss denies link with “Obasanjo’s Third Force”

Aiteo Executive Vice Chairman, Benedict Peters has denied the content of a tweet where he was alleged to be the sponsor of a Third Force political movement that has been proposed by former President, Olusegun Obasanjo in his letter. Describing it as Fake news, malicious and callous, he said it was a calculated attempt to put him, his family and ... Read More »

Sanchez, his girlfriend & dogs move into N480,000 a night hotel in Manchester

Manchester United’s new star signing Alexis Sanchez has found a temporary home in Manchester-it is plush £816 a hotel-and he, his girlfriend, Chilean actress Mayte Rodriguez and two pet Labradors . Moving into the property also enabled him dodge a dog ban because the hotel most probably because of his super star status. Despite the zero tolerance policy on dogs, ... Read More »

Nestoil Private Jet breaks down, causes delay at Abuja Airport

A private jet belonging to Nestoil Linited a few days ago caused massive flight delays at the Abuja Airport when it broke down at the middle of the runway The aircraft lost its tyres and packed up on one of the runways and though Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said on his twittter handle that the matter will ... Read More »

How Ambode’s Special Adviser, Deji Tinubu died-Government

The Lagos State Government has confirmed the death of Mr. Deji Tinubu, the Special Adviser on Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives. The Government in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan expressed “shock and disbelief’ over the sudden death of Mr. Tinubu and has reached out to his immediate family to commiserate on this huge ... Read More »

Toyin Saraki in Davos:Lleads Universal Health Coverage Advocacy

H.E Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki, wife of the Senate President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, acting in a personal capacity – as the Founder-President of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA) and as a recently named Global Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Champion – is undertaking high-level interventions this week at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos. ... Read More »

Just in: Buhari meets Six Governors

Six governors are currently in closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The governors are, Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State (PDP), Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State (PDP), Simeon Lalong of Plateau State (APC), Abdulaziz Yari of Kebbi State (APC), Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State (APC) and Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State (APC). More details ... Read More »

Election Year will not slow down development in Lagos-Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday allayed the fears in some quarters that the electioneering activities in 2018 might slow down the tempo of infrastructural development being witnessed across the State, assuring that his administration will complete all ongoing projects and implement new ones.     Speaking at the opening session of a three-day retreat for members of the ... Read More »

APC, FG Write Obasanjo” Thanks but we have been busy clearing your mess”

A day after former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo fired a powerful letter to President Muhammadu Buhari and the two main political parties  there has noe been  responses from the ruling All Progressives Congress and The Federal Government. In its reply, the FG did not address the issue of nepotism and clanishness but took time to explain what it considered the ... Read More »

Ayo Obe disowns NIM” Please stop using my name, I am not your member”

Lawyer and activist, Ms Ayo Obe has revealed that she is not a member of the newly-formed Nigeria Intervention Movement and has asked the group to stop using her name. A statement released today stated “On several occasions I have asked NIM’s officer I am not a member of the Nigeria Intervention Movement (NIM). On several occasions I have asked ... Read More »

House of Reps ammends INEC 2019 Timetable, moves Presidential Election

Barely a month after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) released the timetable for the 2019 general elections, the House of Representatives has amended the electoral act to change the order of elections. With the latest amendment, the National Assembly election is to hold first, followed by gubernatorial and state assembly with the presidential election billed to be conducted last. ... Read More »