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Buhari slams Oyegun’s NEC” You have flouted the constitution”

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the party Chairman, Chief Odigie-Oyegun and his executive members to resign, calling their tenure extension illegal. Speaking at the Nationa Executive Committee Meeting today, the President has asked the men involved to do the right thing. Full text I am delighted to once again welcome you to this National Executive Committee Meeting of our ... Read More »

MMM Founder, Sergey Mavrodi dies after battling heart attack

Founder of MMM, a Russian company, Sergey Mavrodi that perpetrated one of the world’s largest Ponzi schemes of all time, is dead. According to a report by Moskovsky Komsomolets, the founder of the MMM series of financial pyramid schemes, Mavrodi, died in Moscow at the age of 62. Mavrodi was taken to a city hospital from a bus stop overnight on Monday, ... Read More »

Three Lagos Senators Endorse Ambode for 2nd term ” You have proved your mettle”

The three senators representing Lagos East, West and Central Senatorial Districts on Sunday passed a vote of confidence and endorsed Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for a second term in office, saying that the giant strides of his administration were being felt across the State.    The Senators- Gbenga Ashafa (Lagos East); Oluremi Tinubu (Lagos Central) and Solomon Olamilekan (Lagos West), who ... Read More »

Chief Sofola’s Death, A Great Loss – Daniel

Former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba (Engr.) Gbenga Daniel has said that Chief Idowu Sofola’ death is a great loss to the Yoruba nation and Nigeria at large considering his patriotic zeal and tenacious passion for entrenchment of democracy in the country. Daniel, who  described the news of the deceased as shocking, stated that apart from making his mark as ... Read More »

Saraki Mourns Sofola

  President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed grief over the death of a foremost legal luminary and  former President of the Nigeria Bar Association, (NBA), Chief Idowu Sofola SAN at the age of 84. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, described Sofola as a counsel of counsel who ... Read More »

TY Danjuma:Its Ethnic Cleansing, fight the herdsmen with everything you have”

Retired Lieutenant General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma has urged Nigerians to defend  themselves against killers across the country instead of depending on the armed forces. Danjuma, a former Chief of Army Staff from 1976-1979, said this on Saturday in a live telecast programme of the 10th anniversary of the Taraba State University, Jalingo. He also made a grave accusation against the ... Read More »

Jonathan Challenges Osinbajo” Show proof that I shared N150billion”

Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has challenged Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) to provide evidence that he shared N150 billion in two weeks prior to the 2015 general election. Osinbajo had on Monday levelled the allegation against Jonathan, who lost the 2015 presidential election to President Muhammadu Buhari, at the seventh Quarterly Business Forum at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. So ... Read More »

Rising Star, KOS G Releases New Single, Polongo…Downlaod and Listen

Rising artiste, King Olu Segun Gabriel whose stage name is KOS G has released a new Afro Pop tune, Polongo, featuring Terry Apala which indeed is the real definition of good music. The song was produced by JVD Sounds Classic, mixed and mastered d by Cheqwas. Born and breed in Lagos, KOS G attended Our Lady of Apostles Private School, Yaba ... Read More »

Ogun Partners Firm for Internet Service

The Ogun State Government has entered into an agreement with a private firm, MainOne Cable Nigeria Limited, for the provision of Broad Band internet facility in Abeokuta, the state capital and its environs. Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Barr. Taiwo Adeoluwa, who signed the Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of government, said it was a further testimony of the ... Read More »

“Dont link me with APP Chairman- Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki has urged the media not to link him with Mr. Ikenga Ugochinyere, the Chairman of a political party known as “APP” A statement by Yusuf Olaniyonu, his Special Adviser, Media reads ” Our attention has been drawn to reports by some news platforms that described Mr. Ikenga Ugochinyere, the Chairman of a political party ... Read More »