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Osinbajo bars journalists from daughter’s wedding

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo made good his intention to keep his daughter’s wedding private by barring accredited State House Correspondents from the traditional wedding that took place yesterday.   Newsmen were told that the Osinbajos and the groom’s family opted for a low-key event, hence, barring of the Villa media. The ceremony started with the traditional wedding at his ... Read More »

Toyin Saraki named as World Health-For-All-Champion

Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki, Founder-President of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), has been named as “Health-for-All Champion” by an international media platform, Devex. Mrs Saraki is one among four other women in the world to be conferred with the recognition by the media platform for their giant strides in the health sector. Mrs Saraki who is the wife of the ... Read More »

The Traditional Wedding of Damilola Oshinbajo & Seun Bakare

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo and wife, Pastor Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo played host to the cream of Nigerian society yesterday at the traditional wedding of thwir daughter, Damilola to Seun Bakare  son of businesswoman, Hajiya Bola Shagaya. The event held at the  VP’s official residence was filled with fun and laughter with typical Yoruba marriage rites observed. Read More »

Hajiya Mariya, Dangote’s mother hosts grand daughter, Fatima & husband, Jamil Abubakar in Kano

Dr Hajiya Mariya Sanusi Dantata, the mother of Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote yeaterday hosted her granddaughter, Fatima and husband, Jamil, MD Abubakar to a cultural ceremony dubbed Kamu/Yinni. Hosted at the Fab Event Centre in  Nassarawa, Kano State, the colourful evwnt was well atrended as the pictures from Ovation Magazine show. Read More »

2019:Guild Of Nigeria Bloggers Flags Off Social Media Campaign #GetInvolved*

The Guild of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria (GPBN) has embarked on sensitisation campaigns to mobilise Nigerians to register in the on-going Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) ahead of 2019 general elections. The campaign  tagged  #GetInvolved, is part of strategies adopted by the association to ensure that every eligible voter in the country is mobilised to register in the voter registration. The ... Read More »

Ekulo ready to shine with Gino Beauty Soap at Enugu International Trade Fair

  Ekulo Group, Nigeria’s leading household manufacturing and commodities distribution conglomerate,is set to shine and make great impact as it storms the South east city of Enugu for the 29th Enugu International Trade Fair holding at the permanent site, International Trade Fair Complex,G R A Enugu between 16thand 29th March, 2018. At the Fair,  Ekulo will make Nigeria proud and Nigerians will ... Read More »

Buhari Sacks Amnesty Programme Boss, replaces him with Dokubo

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof. Charles Quaker Dokubo as the new Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme for former Niger Delta militants. This is coming on the heels of allegations mismanagement of funds for the programme. Dokubo is to replace Brigadier-General Paul Boroh (retd). Dokubo is currently the Director of Research and Studies at the Nigerian ... Read More »

EFCC Squeezes Former Governor over Nbillion properties

Operatives of the Economic & Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday interrogated immediate past Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff. Sheriff who was a Governor of Borno State is being probed according to sources over alleged misappropriation of funds and the ownership of billion dollar properties. He was at the EFCC Abuja Headquaters between 11am and 5pm ... Read More »

House of Reps, Recalls Jibrin

THE House of Representatives has recalled its former Chairman, Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumini Jibrin, from suspension. It may be recalled that Jibrin was suspended on September 28, 2016 for 180 legislative days. Since the House of Reps sits thrice in a week, Jibrin’s suspension lasted over 17 months. At the time of his suspension and based on a motion recommended ... Read More »

US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson sacked

Just a week after his father died, US Secretary of State and former oil man, Rex Tillerson has been sacked by President Donald Duke. Tillerson was in Nigeria yesterday where he met President Muhammadu Buhari and cut short his trip to rush back to Washington probably because of the news of his impending sack. The former Oil Executive has had ... Read More »