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Opinion: President Buhari has Failed To Provide Leadership-Simon Kolawole

Dear President Muhammadu Buhari, I hope this meets you well. I don’t know if you remember me. My name is Simon. Simon Kolawole. Never mind. We will come to that later. Let us briefly journey into history for proper context into why I have chosen to openly write you this morning. I first heard of your name in the evening ... Read More »

Ekiti Court Freezes Fayose’s Zenith Bank Accounts

The Court of Appeal sitting in Ado-Ekiti on Thursday upturned the judgment of the Federal High Court which unfrozen Governor Ayo Fayose’s two accounts at Zenith Bank. In a suit number, CA/EK/8/2017, the EFCC had urged the Appellant court to set aside the judgment delivered by Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court Ado-Ekiti. The panel held that the ... Read More »

OAU Suspends Sex-seeking Professor

The Vice Chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede has approved the suspension of  Professor Richard I. Akindele over the sex-seeking, sexual harassment scandal.   The Report Reads: The Vice-Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, has received and considered the interim report of the Committee set up to investigate the allegation of sexual harassment revealed in a recent audio ... Read More »

How Senator Yayi Adeola Escaped Abduction during Senate Invasion

The Representative of Lagos West in the Nigerian Senate, Senator Solomon Olamilekan Adeola popularly called Yayi was this morning lucky to have escaped an abduction attempt by the hoodlums who stormed the Senate Chambers and seized the mace. We are told that Senator Adeola had just stepped out of his car in front of the National Assembly building when he ... Read More »

Photos and Video: How Omo-Agege was Arrested

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege who allegedly led hoodlums armed with knives and guns to the Senate Chambers today and seized the Mace has been arrested. Though the Senate has given the Inspector-General of Police 24 hours to produce the mace, the Senator who had  earlier been suspended was picked up within the National Assembly premises. Now that he has been arrested, ... Read More »

Breaking: Senator Omo-Agege Arrested

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has been arrested by the Nigerian police for mace theft. Mr Omo Agege was picked immediately after plenary by policemen who ushered the Senator into a waiting pickup van. The lawmaker was suspended by the Senate for 90 days last week. Read More »

Senate in Executive Session As Suspended Senator Omo-Agege Invades Chambers, Seize Mace

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege today led some thugs into the Senate Chambers during a plenary session and made away with its symbol of authority, the mace. Eyewitnesses are now stating that the invaders made their escape through the back gate. In statement Senate Spokesman, Senator Abdullahi Sabi stated: “Today, some armed hoodlums led by suspended Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, walked into the ... Read More »

Alaafin of Oyo Sets Date to Celebrate Namimg Of His New Qaudruplets

Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi has set April 22, 2018 for the ceremony to celebrate the naming of his bundle of quadruplets-Princees Iradat Adetoun Adeyemi, Prince Hammed Adeleye Adeyemi, Princess Hamidat Adedato Adeyemi and Prince Mubarak Adedamola Adeyemi The event will be held at the fore court of the Royal Father’s palace and from all indications it will be ... Read More »

Saraki to Attend World Bank/IMF Spring Meeting

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, yesterday night left for Washington, United States, to attend this year’s Spring Meeting of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF). He will also participate in the African Finance Forum organized by the Corporate Council on Africa. The forum is expected to “bring together more than 100 project developers, financiers and ... Read More »

EFCC charges Glo, Indian Staff to court over $6.7m 419 deal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has charged telecommunications company, Globacom Limited, before the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja for an alleged fraud of $6,786,674.61. The firm was charged alongside its Indian Chief Marketing Officer, Ashok Israni, who was listed as the first defendant in the case. The one count filed before Justice A.O. Williams against the defendants, ... Read More »