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Just In: OPC Founder, Dr Frederick Faseun is dead

founder of Odua Peoples Congress (OPC), Dr. Frederick Fasehun, is reported to have died. Reports revealed that Fasehun died in the early hours of Saturday at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja. It was gathered that the medical had been ill for a while now and had been admitted at the hospital. Read More »

EFCC Nabs Lebanese with $2.1m, other Currencies in Abuja

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday made huge catch with its zero tolerance for money laundering when it arrested one Abbas Lakis, a Lebanese with $2,104,936 millon United States dollar cash at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. The trafficker, whose stocks would have adversely affected the economy, also had in his luggage £163, 740 ... Read More »

Opinion: A Special Birthday Gift For John Mahama At 60- Dele Momodu

 By Dele Momodu Fellow Africans, if you had access to this column last week, you must have seen, or read, the special tribute I penned for one of Africa’s greatest leaders of the 21st century, the former President of the Republic of Ghana, Dr John Dramani Mahama.   The question I have had to answer, countless times, before and after, is ... Read More »

US Replies FG” Atiku’s Visa Matter Confidential”

The Public  Affairs Officer (PAO) of the United States of America consulate in Lagos, Mr. Brussel Brooks on Friday, said issuance of visa to Nigerians irrespective of their social standing is strictly a confidential matter. He said US Government will not discuss such confidentiality in public. “Anyone who applies for a visa should know that there will be some records that are confidential. It ... Read More »

Focus on Good Governance and not Atiku; Timi Frank tells APC

Adeshina Michael Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has said that Nigerian will joyfully elect the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in the forthcoming elections and not Americans.   Frank made the assertion on Friday in Abuja, in a statement in response to comments credited to the ... Read More »

Is Isco on his way out of Realmadrid ?

Adeshina Michael Real Madrid are willing to listen to offers for isco. Mundo Deportivo says Real chiefs have agreed to listen to offers for the midfielder for the first time. Isco, tied to Real until 2022, has a buyout clause of €700m, but Real’s board are now willing to sell. The decision was made after a bust-up at the end of their 3-0 defeats to ... Read More »

Shocker!Rivers Commissioner Resigns Over Collapsed Building-Read His Letter

My dear good people of Rivers State, after due consultation with my family on the collapsed seven story hotel building that was under construction at Plot 119, Woji Road, GRA Phase 2 PortHarcourt on Friday 23/11/2018, I decided to “step aside” as the Honourable Commissioner for Urban Development & Physical Planning on 28/11/2018 during the State Executive Council Meeting. Historicism: ... Read More »

Ogun 2019: At Last Dapo Abiodun Picks Salako-Oyedele As Running Mate

  The choice of the running mate was announced by Director-General of Dapo Abiodun Campaign Organisation, Prince Segun Adesegun, in a statement on Thursday. The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress for Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, has picked the daughter of a former Special Adviser to a former Minister of Health, late Prof. Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, Noimot Salako-Oyedele, 52, as ... Read More »

How Jonathan Betrayed Obama In 2015-University Don

Director Centre for American Studies and Professor of Political Science in University of Nigeria Nsukka, Prof. Jonah Onuoha has reacted to former President Goodluck Jonathan’s claim that former President of the United State, Barack Obama’s video message scuttled his 2015 re-election ambition. Jonathan in his book tittled, “My Transition Hours” recently launched noted that the outlandish video message of Barack ... Read More »

Senate Okays Tertiary Institution For Daura, 9 other Towns

The Senate on Wednesday approved the establishment of 10 new higher institutions across the country. The resolution was made after the federal lawmakers adopted the report of the Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFund. The committee’s chairman, Jibrin Barau, presented the report for consideration. The President’s home town Daura will serve as location for one of the institutions. Read More »