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Ekulo ready to shine with Gino Beauty Soap at Enugu International Trade Fair

  Ekulo Group, Nigeria’s leading household manufacturing and commodities distribution conglomerate,is set to shine and make great impact as it storms the South east city of Enugu for the 29th Enugu International Trade Fair holding at the permanent site, International Trade Fair Complex,G R A Enugu between 16thand 29th March, 2018. At the Fair,  Ekulo will make Nigeria proud and Nigerians will ... Read More »

Buhari Sacks Amnesty Programme Boss, replaces him with Dokubo

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof. Charles Quaker Dokubo as the new Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme for former Niger Delta militants. This is coming on the heels of allegations mismanagement of funds for the programme. Dokubo is to replace Brigadier-General Paul Boroh (retd). Dokubo is currently the Director of Research and Studies at the Nigerian ... Read More »

EFCC Squeezes Former Governor over Nbillion properties

Operatives of the Economic & Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday interrogated immediate past Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff. Sheriff who was a Governor of Borno State is being probed according to sources over alleged misappropriation of funds and the ownership of billion dollar properties. He was at the EFCC Abuja Headquaters between 11am and 5pm ... Read More »

House of Reps, Recalls Jibrin

THE House of Representatives has recalled its former Chairman, Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumini Jibrin, from suspension. It may be recalled that Jibrin was suspended on September 28, 2016 for 180 legislative days. Since the House of Reps sits thrice in a week, Jibrin’s suspension lasted over 17 months. At the time of his suspension and based on a motion recommended ... Read More »

US Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson sacked

Just a week after his father died, US Secretary of State and former oil man, Rex Tillerson has been sacked by President Donald Duke. Tillerson was in Nigeria yesterday where he met President Muhammadu Buhari and cut short his trip to rush back to Washington probably because of the news of his impending sack. The former Oil Executive has had ... Read More »

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 »