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FG re-arraigns Senator Misau for Falsehood against Police Boss

The Federal Government on Monday re-arraigned Senator Isah Misau at the FCT High Court, Maitama, on amended charge of injurious falsehood. Misau, the senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, was arraigned on a five-count of injurious falsehood on October 19, 2017. The charges were amended to seven during Monday’s proceedings. The prosecuting counsel, Dr. Alex Izinyon (SAN), had told the ... Read More »

Stop the Rumour: NIA Boss not from Chad but Katsina-Femi Adesina

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media & Publicity has dispelled rumors that have been making the rounds about the origin and marriage of newly-appointed Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr Ahmed Rufai Abubakar”. In a release made available to us, he stated “A lot of half-truths, misinformation, and outright falsehood have attended the announcement ... Read More »

Obasanjo’s daughter To Buhari: Heed My Father’s Advice, Retire In 2019

Iyabo Obasanjo, daughter of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to heed her father’s advice and retire in 2019. In a statement issued to Vanguard, Iyabo criticised supporters of President’s Buhari administration for regurgitating a well publicised open letter she had written her father in 2013. Iyabo accused the Buhari administration of evading the “fundamental issues of ... Read More »

All Set For Africa Business and Investment Forum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

A high level public- private sector dialogue on ways of supporting and promoting private-sector led growth in Africa will take place on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The African Business and Investment Forum will serve as a platform for African and U.S. private sector executives to share insights with African heads of state, ministers, senior USG officials, representatives ... Read More »

Deji Tinubu for Burial Tuesday…see details

Deji Tinubu, the amiable sports personality and Special Adviser to Governor Ambode will be buried this Tuesday. According to a funeral programme made available to us, his journey home will begin with Muslim prayers. See details Deji Tinubu – Funeral Programme Muslim prayers @ the home at VI – Isiola Oyekan Close, off Adeleke Adedoyin Street, VI – Sunday, 28th ... Read More »

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 »