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Suspended SEC boss bombs Adeosun”She asked me to stop OandO audit”

  Suspended Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission Mounir Gwarzo has slammed the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi. Adeosun and has indirectly accused her of corruption. He alleged in a memo leaked by Thisday that she wanted him to stop the forensic audit SEC was carrying out on embattled OandO Plc. But the office of the minister has denied ... Read More »

Court orders arrest of Seplat Chairman, ABC Orjiako

Monday, a Federal High Court in Lagos issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the Chairman of Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc, Dr. Ambrose Orjiako, for failing to appear in court. Justice Hadizat Shagari, who issued the bench warrant, had directed that Orjiako should appear before her on Monday in a contempt proceedings initiated against him by a firm, ... Read More »

Okorocha Again!Swears in sister as Commissioner of Happiness

Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has scored another first.He has become the first Nigerian Governor to have a Commissoner for Happiness and Couples’ Fulfilment. Governor Okorocha made the declaration yesterday when he swore n 28 new commissioners and 27 Transition Committee Chairmen for the 27 local government councils in the state. He charged them to prove their worth in ... Read More »

Soyinka’s Son, Oretunlewa marries in Atlanta, USA

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka was in a joyous mood last weekend when his son,  Oretunlewa got married to Nneka EkechukwuFolake, got married in Atlanta, USA. Oretunlewa who is the son of Professor Soyinka and his spouse, Yinka, had been dating Nneka for eight years before they finally got married. The wedding was attended by close friends and family members. Read More »

Court Orders Arrest of Ex Anambra Governor, Chimaroke Nnamani

A federal High Court sitting in Lagos has issued a bench warrant and ordered the arrest of former Anambra State Governor, Dr. Chnamroke Nnamani Presiding Judge, Justice Chuka Obiozor gave the order following Nnamani’s absence in court and his lawyer’s inability to give a genuine reason.Nnamani is standing trial for an alleged N4.5billion fraud. Nnamani’s lawyer had told the court ... Read More »

Just In: Former Ekiti Senator, Ayo Arise Kidnapped, abductors demand N80m

Ayo Arise, a one-time Senator from Ekiti State has been kidnapped and his abductors have now called his family, demanding N80million as ransom. We gathered that Arise who served as a members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was on his way to Abuja when his vehicle was waylaid at the Okene-Lokoja Road. More details later Read More »

IBB speaks on PDP Convention says No To Money Politics

Former military President Ibrahim Babangida yesterday warned against monetary inducement of delegates at Saturday’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Convention He urged delegates to learn from the defeat of the party in 2015. Gen. Babangida, in a statement through his media adviser Prince Kassim Afegbua, said: “In the countdown to the convention; as founding fathers and stakeholders, we need to collectively assure Nigerians and ... Read More »

Kaduna-bound Fertilizer train derails in Ibadan

A train transporting fertilizer from Lagos to Kaduna on Sunday derailed at Omi-Adio area of Ibadan, Oyo State, blocking the railway crossing and causing gridlock. No life was lost and no loss of goods was recorded as a result of the derailment. An official of the Nigeria Railway Corporation in Ibadan, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was ... Read More »

Atiku rejoins PDP, makes declaration on facebook

LVice President, Alhaji Atiku  has formally returned to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) one month after leaving  the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) The astute politician and the declaration today via Facebook live. The decision was equally confirmed via the official Twitter account of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).    Read More »

Atiku bombshell: I’ll beat Buhari in 2019, I’m not wanted in America & dare anyone to prove I’m corrupt”

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is confident he will beat current President, Muhammadu Buhari at the 2019 Presidential Polls. He noted that Buhari had frittered away all the tremendous goodwill he garnered in 2015 and this will be rejected by the majority of Nigerians. He also dismiss claims that he is wanted in the United States, noting that the ... Read More »