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Nollywood Star Deported From US over Wire Fraud

Nollywood actress, Lola Margaret, who is now an ex-convict because of her incident with the US Police over alleged fraud case she was involved in. The actress who was arrested over a strong surveillance was placed on her account after huge sums were being withdrawn consistently before she was napped. Hints has it that the actress has since been released ... Read More »

JAMB Releases 1,3million UTME Results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it would release no fewer than 1.3 million results of candidates that sat for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, on Monday, after they had gone through security checks and found to be without malpractice. JAMB’s Head of Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, said this, on Sunday. He maintained that the UTME results ... Read More »

Senator Mamora Snubs Buhari, rejects appointment

A former lawmaker, Senator Olurunnimbe Mamora, has rejected his appointment as the Chairman of the Abuja Investment and Infrastructure Centre, Punch has learnt. Mamora, who was the Deputy Director-General of the Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation during the 2015 presidential election, was nominated for the job by the President. However, it was learnt that during the inauguration of the board of ... Read More »

Chief Tony Ezeani, Odenigbo Ukpor, loses father

Celebrated businessman, Chief Tony Chukwubuikem Ezeani (Odenigbo Ukpor) has lost his dear father The respected man of the people and community leader,  Nze Gabriel Okoli Ezeani, (Ezeani Onye Akana Nwanneya Ahu).Nze Okoli breathed his last on Tuesday February 27, 2018 at the age of 87 after a protracted illness. While alive, Nze Ezeani was a devout Catholic, a philanthropist, community ... Read More »

Just In: IG orders Withdrawal of Policemen from VIPs

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the withdrawal of all police officers attached to Very Important Persons, including political and public office holders nationwide. The police boss, who announced this in Abuja during a conference with senior officers, stated that the directive also affected private businessmen, multi-national companies and other corporate organizations who are enjoying special police protection. ... Read More »

Silicon Valley Women Tech Leaders In Nigeria for Mentorship Program

A 16-member delegation of senior women technology executives and professionals from Silicon Valley, California are visiting Nigeria from March 18-23 as part of the TechWomen program. They represent organizations as diverse as Twitter, LinkedIn, Netflix, Mozilla, Autodesk, WomenCollegeTech, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Juniper Networks, as well as Fairrer Samani Group, Northgate Environmental Management, Jessica Dickinson Goodman Consulting, and the ... Read More »

Toyin Saraki Named Special Adviser to World Health Organisation (WHO)

H.E Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki has been named as special advisor to the Independent Advisory Group (IAG) of WHO AFRO, the World Health Organization’s presence in Africa. The appointment was made earlier this month by Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa, in a move intended to bring Mrs Saraki’s considerable frontline experience to bear on WHO strategy and ... Read More »

Jim Ovia drags Writer, Andy Briggs To Court…Attempts to stop Biography

By Richard Akinnola A novel battle that would have far-reaching implication on PRESS FREEDOM and RIGHT OF EXPRESSION begins in earnest tomorrow in Lagos at the Federal High Court, with Justice Hadizia Shagari presiding. Zenith Bank Chairman, Jim Ovia went to court to stop the publication of a book- JIM OVIA: THE GOD FATHER OF BANKING written by a journalist, ... Read More »

Excting Moments From Osinbajo/Bakare Wedding in Abuja

On Thursday March 15, 2018 and Saturday, March 17, Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and wife, Dolapo were in  jolly mood when their daughter married Oluwaseun Bakare, the son of top businesswoman, Hajia Bola Shagaya. Here are pictures from the ceremonies Read More »

Buhari Cancels AU Trip To Rwanda

President Muhammadu Buhari may have cancelled his plan to attend the extraordinary meeting of African Union Heads of State and Government billed to hold in Kigali, Rwanda on Wednesday. Buhari was said to have been scheduled to leave Nigeria on Monday before the cancellation of the trip. He would have during the trip signed the framework agreement for establishing the ... Read More »