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My Govt has not marginalized Igbos-Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said allegations of under-representation of Igbos in his government were unfounded. He said while he gave the South-East zone four substantive ministers, he could not take any decision on foreign policy and investments without the input of two of them. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President spoke while ... Read More »

Fake News “EFCC did not visit my residence” – Amosun

The Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has followed with deep reflection and consternation, the false and embarrassing reports on the social media, that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) visited his residence in Lagos and recovered huge sums of money. The Governor, in a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Dayo Adeneye, said the malicious ... Read More »

Femi Otedola’s daughter, Cuppy features Tekno on first single, Green Light!

International DJ and Producer, Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola popularly known as Cuppy, gives us the ‘Green Light’ with her first official single, featuring award-winning artiste, Tekno. A smooth and rhythmic Afrobeats tune, Green Light will no doubt be thrill music lovers who cherish exciting beats, strong vocals and memorable lyrics. Considered as the leading female DJ in Nigeria, Cuppy is a ... Read More »

Family holds Service of Songs for Dapo Abiodun’s son, DJ Olu

It was tears, weeping and sobbing all the way as family and friends gathered today for the service of songs of Olugbemiga Abiodun aka DJ Olu. The son of billionaire businessman, Dapo Abiodun who died over the weekend in questionable circumstances. The exclusive event was held at the family’s Banana Island, Lagos home and was well-attended. Read More »

Police arrests Davido for lying about pal, Tagbo’s death

The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of artiste, David Adeleke aka Davido for lying over the death of his friend, Tagbo Emeike.   Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Imohimi Edgal told journalists today at a briefing in Ikeja that the police was now investigating a case of sudden and unnatural death which happened on September 3, ... Read More »

FG files charges against Senator Misau over spat with IGP

The Federal Government has filed charges against Senator Isah Hamman Misau (APC Bauchi Central). Misau has been at loggerheads  with Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris, who he accused among others, of engaging in corrupt practices. The IG has also described him as a deserter, who is wanted by the Police. In the charge filed yesterday before the Federal High ... Read More »

Asantehene, Ghana’s top King in £350,000 Money-Laundering Mess in London

The name of Ghana’s most respected monarch HRM Nana Osei Tutu II has been mentioned in a £350,000 money-laundering mess that led to the sack of a top banker. The story according to UK’s Telegrapgh was that Osei Tutu II, traditional ruler of the Kingdom of Ashanti, summoned Mark Arthur, a staff of Ghana International Bank in London to his ... Read More »

UBA Endorses Nigerian Sprint Star, Seye Ogunlewe

Nigeria’s reigning king of the tracks, Seye Ogunlewe has landed a brand endorsement deal with financial giant, United Bank of Africa (UBA). Seye’s new new deal is an icing-on-the-cake in a year he worked very hard beating other strong contenders to retain the Nigerian national 100 meters title for the third successive year. Speaking about his new relationship with the ... Read More »

Boat Mishap: Lagos Govt. confirms 1 dead, 19 Rescued

The Lagos State Government has confirmed the rescue of 19 persons in the boat mishap which occurred in Oworonshoki end of Third Mainland Bridge area of the State on Tuesday. Managing Director of the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Mr. Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, who confirmed the mishap in a statement, said the 19 persons were rescued alive by the agency, while ... Read More »

Abiodun Family reacts to DJ Olu’s death “Disregard stories about cause of his death”

The Abiodun family has confirmed the tragic and regrettable demise of their beloved son, Olugbemiga Abiodun, who was found dead in a car late Saturday night. In a statement made available to the press, and signed by Seyi Abiodun, the family, understood that there are questions in the minds of the public regarding the tragedy, especially as it happened to ... Read More »