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Former Adamawa Governor is Dead

Alhaji Saleh Michika, the first democratically elected governor of Adamawa State, is dead. Michika passed away on Saturday night at the Federal Medical Centre, Yola as a result of a protracted illness. Macaulay Hunohashi, the Special Adviser on Media to Governor Muhammadu Bindow, confirmed the death of of the ex-governor in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in ... Read More »

Why We Celebrated Ibori-Okowa, Delta state Governor

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has revealed that former Governor of the State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori deserved to be celebrated because of his lasting legacies and sterling leadership qualities. Speaking during a grand reception organised in honour of Ibori at Ovwor-Olomu in Ughelli south local government area of Delta,  Okowa linked the “foundation of development” in the state to ... Read More »

High Society gathers for Ajimobi, Ganduje Wedding in Ibadan

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Buhari, were among the dignitaries that attended the wedding reception of Idris Ajimobi and Fatima Ganduje. The colourful ceremony held at the Agodi Gardens in Ibadan on Saturday rounded off this celebration of love that has caused quite a stir around the nation. Idris, son of Governor Abiola Ajimobi ... Read More »

TAX: “We are ready for Dialogue”-Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday said his administration is not oblivious of the hue and cry generated by the revised Land Use Charge Law, saying that the government is ready to dialogue to resolve the issues going forward.   Governor Ambode, who spoke during a well attended forum with the Organised Private Sector tagged “Lagos Means Business”, ... Read More »

Nestle Admits Milo is not Healthy!

Nestle in Australia has decided to drop Milo’s 4.5 Health Star Rating after health experts criticised the brand for “tricking” consumers into thinking Milo is healthy. Nestle’s 4.5-star rating was based on the condition that people consume just three teaspoons of Milo with a glass of skim milk. Public health experts and consumer group Choice have previously suggested Milo should ... Read More »

Taraba Governor toBuahari ” We are facing newbreed herdsmen Militias with AK47 Rifles

Governor of Taraba State, Darius Ishaku has told President Muhammadu Buhari  that the state is not facing Fulani herdsmen but militia’s who have been on a killing spree with their AK 47 rifles. He made the revelation when Mr President visited Jalingo, the state capital to commiserate with the people who have lost loved ones to communal disputes and herdsmen ... Read More »

Smile Telecoms alleges underhand tactics in sale of 9mobile

Smile Telecoms, one of the telcos shortlisted in the bid process for 9Mobile sale, has described as “untidy” the manner in which Barclays Africa, financial advisors to the deal, has so far managed the transaction, and has called for a process review to ensure transparency. Smile’s position was contained in a letter addressed to Barclays Africa, dated February 21, and ... Read More »

Obasanjo at 81 “My Greatest Regret”

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed his greatest regret in life. And that is that his parents did not live long to enjoy the fruit of their labour. Obasanjo revealed this in Abeokuta Ogun State during a low key ceremony to mark his 81st birthday today. Obasanjo said: “One of the things that I always missed or remember with some ... Read More »

NTDC Boss, Folly Coker Steps up

The Director-General of the Nigerian Tourism Development Commission (NTDC), Mr Folly Coker has vowed to change the face of tourism in Nigeria. Giving  highlights of his vision for the Corporation, the experienced administrator  noted that he will ensure that it will engage the stakeholders and also encourage a lot more internal tourism. He noted that before unfolding plans to attract ... Read More »

Billionaire Femi Otedola buys iphones, dumps age-long Nokia

Billionaire businessman and Chairman of Forte Oil has certainly come of age. When it comes to using phones he was literally in the dark ages but now he has stepped by acquiring the latest model iPhones. Taking to his Instagram page yesterday, he wrote : If you can’t beat them, join them.Dumped my nokia phones for iPhones. Since he joined ... Read More »