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Lagos Declares Public Holiday on June 12

The Lagos State Government on Saturday declared June 12, 2018 as public holiday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the annulled 1993 Presidential elections adjudged to be have won by the late Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO)Abiola. The State Governor,  Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government,  Mr. Tunji Bello said the significance of June 12, ... Read More »

Atiku Backs Obasanjo, asks Buhari to call Security Men To Order

In a rare show of camaraderie, former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to call Security agents to order and work towards reducing the tension in the land. Atiku who was reacting to the alarm raosed by his former boss, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo that government was planning to frame him stated ” I have received with ... Read More »

Obasanjo cries:” Buhari wants to frame me, seize my passport”

Former Nigeria President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has cried out that he has strong information from security sources that the present government is getting ready to frame him. In a statement released by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, President Obasanjo said his passport will be seized and he would be hounded. Full statement: Since Chief Olusegun Obasanjo declared in his State-of-the-Nation ... Read More »

CNN’s Award-Winning Correspondent Commits Suicide

Anthony Bourdain, the culinary expert and award-winning Correspondent with global media giants, CNN has reportedly committed suicide. The ever bubbly guy who anchored the programme, Parts Unknown, was found unresponsive and dead in his hotel room in France by close friend Eric Ripert. Bourdain, 61, took TV viewers around the world to explore culture, cuisine and the human condition for ... Read More »

2019: Aregbesola, Oshinowo working against Ambode’s Return-Fouad Oki

The embattled factional Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State  Mr Fouad Oki has made a shocking revelation during an interview  on Morning Digest by popular presenter Jimi Disu on Lagos Talks 91.fm. Mr Fouad claimed that Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and Hon. Bayo Oshinowo aka Pepper of the Lagos State House of Assembly are ... Read More »

Tinubu Spotted in London, UK

As the furore over the All Progressives Congress (APC) State Congresses continue to rage, the party’s National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has jetted out to London.   An eye reporter revealed that Asiwaju was seen in London with a group of people early in the week.We dont know when he got ro town.   More details later Read More »

Toyin Saraki Congratulates Abiola’s daughter On Appointment As Women In Africa Initiative President

Her Excellency, Mrs Toyin Ojora -Saraki, today congratulated Mrs Hafsat Abiola-Costello on her appointment as the Executive President of the Women in Africa (WIA) Initiative. The Women in Africa (WIA) Initiative is the first international platform dedicated to the economic development and support of leading and high potential African women. In her remarks, Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki also congratulated Mrs ... Read More »

Supreme Court Slams GTB, to pay N14billion Over Case with Innoson

Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank), must cough out N14billion in the next 14 days to settle Innoson Group, Nigeria’s first indigenous vehicle manufacturing company, with which it has been at loggerheads, the Supreme Court, ordered on Thursday. The nation’s highest court, reached the decision by striking out the bank’s appeal over the verdict of the Court of Appeal, Enugu Division, which ... Read More »

Offa: Saraki sends Response To Police

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has submitted his response to the enquiry of the police on the allegations made by five principal suspects in the April 5, 2018 robbery incident in Offa Kwara State. Saraki disclosed this on his Twitter handle on Thursday. He tweeted: “In line with their request, earlier today, the Police received my ... Read More »

Saraki is Innocent-Olofa of Offa, asks Police to stop Media Trial

The Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi Esuwoye II, has absolved the Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki of involvement in the robbery incident. In a statement signed by his Principal Private Secretary, Dr Tajudeen Oloyede, he said: “When the incident happened, the Senate President was the first top public official to pay a visit to our town. And right ... Read More »