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Charly Boy’s daughter weds in Abuja

Maverick showbiz maestro and activist,Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charlyboy, on Saturday gave out his first daughter, Adaeze Oputa in marriage to Mr Metu Anu, both from Imo Sate. The duo tied the knot at a traditional wedding held at the Bride father’s home, situated on CharlyBoy Boulevard in Gwarimpa, Abuja. The marriage rite was followed by a grand reception ... Read More »

“Relocate To Kano”-Governor Ganduje to Fulani Herdsmen

The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Sunday called on all Fulani herdsmen in some parts of the country, especially in Benue and Taraba states, to relocate to Kano State. Ganduje said Kano State had “vast grazing land” to accommodate herdsmen and their cattle. The governor stated this during the monitoring of the state’s “free vaccination of over one million ... Read More »

IBB’s Letter: IGP Order Arrest of Kassim Afegbua

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has reportedly ordered for the arrest of the media aide to former President Ibrahim Babangida, Prince Kassim Afegbua for the statement he issued on behalf of his boss. This issuance of the warrant of arrest was disclosed by a Presidency source on Sunday. Afegbua in a statement purportedly issued on Sunday on behalf ... Read More »

Babangida slams Buhari “You should’nt contest in 2019”

Former President Ibrahim Babangida has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to step down in 2019 to allow a generational shift that should reinvent the wheel of leadership and spur healing in the land. Babangida in a special statement issued on Sunday also lamented the failure of the All Progressives Congress, APC to advance its change mantra in several areas of ... Read More »

Photos:Ambode’s Aide, Deji Tinubu buried amidst tears and tributes

Ayodeji Tinubu, the elder brother of Oando  GMD/CEO, Sale Tinubu and Special Adviser to Governor Ambode was laid to rest in grand style on Tuesday, January 28th. His funeral service held at the RCCG, City of David Parish was power-packed and filled to the brim an indication that indeed he was a good man.     He was later buried at the Vaults ... Read More »

Photos:Former Lagos SSG, Princess Adenrele Adeniran-Ogunsanya turns 70

Pictures: Ovation International It was not unlimited for the former Secretary of the Lagos State Government  Princess Adenrele Adeniran-Ogunsanya as she rolled out the drums to celebrate her 70th birthday. Held at the Red Carpet Events Centre, Victoria Island Lagos, the event was well-attended. In an interview with The Light News, the politician par excellence thanked God for her life ... Read More »

Ogun Partners 8 IPPs for Generation of 276MW Electricity

  In it’s continued efforts towards tackling the epileptic power supply in the state, the Ogun State Government has entered into an agreement with eight Independent Power Providers (IPPs) to generate and distribute power to residents. The project, tagged “Light-Up Ogun”, is to generate a total of  276 mega watts of electricity from gas, solar, waste to energy and joule ... Read More »

Senate Suspends Security Summit In Honour of Late Ekwueme

The national summit on security being organised by the Senate has been postponed in honour of the late former Vice President, Alex Ekwueme who will be buried on Saturday. The summit, scheduled to hold on February 1 and 5 at the Banquet Hall of the State House was to be declared open by President Muhammadu Buhari. A statement by the chairman of ... Read More »

Nigerian Auto Dealer buys Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Bugatti Veyron for $2.5m

A Nigerian auto dealer, Obi Okeke, popularly referred to as Doctor Bugatti, has purchased Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Bugatti Veyron for $2.5m According to TMZ, the Bugatti dealer has intentions to resell the vehicle. The Bugatti Veyron 2015 model goes 0-60 mph in 2.5 secs and has only had about 1,000 miles on it. Okeke was the one who sold a similar whip to ... Read More »

Patience Jonathan loses N2b suit against EFCC

Nigeria’s former first lady, Patience Jonathan has lost her N2 billion fundamental human rights enforcement suit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday. Mrs Jonathan had sued the EFCC N2 billion in June 2017 for violating her rights in various occasions. Justice John Tsoho, in delivering judgment on Tuesday said ... Read More »