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Davido, Eko Atlantic Trade Words Over Concert Venue

Eko Atlantic City has termed as false, the claim by top Nigerian artiste, Davido, that the city management refused to grant him approval to hold his upcoming concert due to his political affiliations. Via its Twitter handle, @EkoAtlantic, the company revealed that it got  Davido’s request last Thursday, after which, the asked him to provide clarification and details about the ... Read More »

Court Orders Abaribe, 3 Others to Pay N100m Each Over Nnamdi Kanu’s Disappearance

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the three persons, including Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe, who stood sureties for the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, to within two months, pay the sum of N100m each into the court’s account for their inability to produce the missing Biafran activist in court.   Justice Binta Nyako gave the ... Read More »

Just In: IPC Frowns At Police Visit To Media Workshop

The International Press Centre, IPC Lagos has frowned at the visit made by two policemen led by ASP Aminu Tanko, allegedly from the State Investigation Bureau, Sokoto who came to Grand Ibro hotel, venue of a two-day workshop on Fact-checking Checking Elections for journalists in Sokoto, November 12 and 13, 2018. According to reports, the policemen came to the venue ... Read More »

“Send A Petition, And I will Prosecute Tinubu”- Magu Tells Reporter

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has told a journalist questioning the source of wealth of Bola Ahmed Tinubu to write a petition. Speaking to newsmen on Monday, he challenged the journalist questioning Tinubu’s wealth to substantiate his allegations against the APC chieftain. The reporter had asked Magu when he would probe Tinubu ... Read More »

Hope Uzodinma Reacts ” I Was Not Arrested”

The Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Imo State 2019 Governorship Election, Senator Hope Uzodimma has denied his reported arrest by the police and described the news of the purported arrest as the handiwork of political opponents. He told reporters who had on Sunday evening thronged his Maitama home in Abuja to inquire about the purported arrest ... Read More »

Court Strips Orji Kalu, Revokes Bail

A Federal.High Court sitting in Lagoa has revoked the bail of former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu for travelling to Germany for medical treatment  without the permission of the court.The presiding judge, Justice Mohammed Idris also ordered the former governor to submit himself and his passport to the Economy and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) within 24 hours after ... Read More »

Why We Searched Atiku’s Plane-Aviation Minister

  This is a mischievous attempt to grab the headlines. Nigerians need to know that one of the resolutions of the Atiku team at their recently-concluded, opulently-held Dubai retreat was to embark on scaremongering. This is one of such. For the records, all incoming passengers on international flights go through customs, Immìgration, health and security screening. Where the aircraft is ... Read More »

DSS Frisks Atiku, Searches Private as he arrives

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, returned to the country from Dubai on Sunday morning. As his private jet landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja around 1a.m., security operatives were waiting for him. They did not allow the former Vice President to disembark. Rather, they boarded the jet and embarked on a thorough search. ... Read More »

Oshiomhole Returns ” I Went To Visit My Sick Wife In US”

Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, national Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has given an insight on why he was quizzed by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). He revealed that he left the country to visit his  wife, Lara who is indisposed and subsequently meeting Bola Tinubu, APC national leader, in the UK. The APC chairman travelled out ... Read More »

Michelle Obama Reveals Miscarriages Plus How She Gave Birth To daughters

Former US first lady Michelle Obama has revealed how she survived miscarriages and how she gave birth to her two daughters by IVF. In her tell- all book, Michelle stated that she can “never forgive” Donald Trump for questioning her husband’s American citizenship, saying the president and other “birthers” put her family at risk, in her hotly anticipated new memoir. ... Read More »