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Lagos can become foremost tourism destination-Former Ghanaian President, Mahama

Former President of Ghana, HE John Dramani Mahama has called on Nations in the West African Sub-region to collaborate and synegize resources in order to harvest the potential inherent in the tourism sector. Mr Mahama who was the keynote speaker  at the Lagos Tourism Summit with the theme “Destination Lagos: Towards A Sustainable Tourism-Driven Economy” noted that Lagos has the ... Read More »

We’re Investing Resources In Infrastructure To Boost Tourism -Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday said his administration was consciously investing huge resources to develop an enduring infrastructural architecture that would ensure that the State’s tourism potentials are fully harnessed for all round economic growth and development.   The Governor, who spoke at the Lagos Tourism Summit, held at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, with the ... Read More »

INVESTIGATION: Nigerian who milked US-based Chibok Girls Exposed

Having escaped to the U.S. after the 2014 mass kidnapping, a group of Nigerian students found themselves trapped all over again Four years ago, on a truck barreling toward the forest hideout of Boko Haram, teenager Kauna Bitrus made a desperate move to avoid the fate of the more than 200 other schoolgirls abducted from Chibok, Nigeria, that day. She ... Read More »

Jolly Senator Adeleke Wants to be Osun Governor…See Letter

Senator Nurudeen Ademola Adeleke representing Osun West has today written to the  National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to officially express his intention to contest the  Osun State Gubernatorial election scheduled for September this year. In the letter made available to The Boss, Senator Adeleke wrote “In accordance with the directive of  the leadership of our great party, ... Read More »

Photos: Traditional Wedding of Donald Duke’s Daughter, Xerona and Derin Phillips in Calabar

By Adekoya Adegbite (Ovation Magazine) The former Gvernor of Cross River State, Mr. Donald Duke and wife,  Onari, were in the jolliest of moods over the weekend when they hosted the traditional wedding of their daughter, Xerona and Derin Phillps, the son of Chief (Mrs.) Teju Phillips and grand son of late international businessman, Chief Deinde Fernandez. The ceremony was ... Read More »

Rescue of Chibok Girls, Leah Sharibu, A Must-Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called for concerted efforts by governments, security agencies, religious and community leaders, to rescue the remaining 112 Chibok Girls and the Dapchi school girl, Leah Sharibu, from Boko Haram’s captivity. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, said even though four years have ... Read More »

Just In: Tinubu visits Buhari in London

This afternoon, All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu this afternoon had a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. More details later Read More »

Court Grants Former PDP Chair Leave to Seek Medical Attention Abroad

Justice A. R. Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 granted an application by Haliru Bello, former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, seeking to travel to London for medical check-up. Bello’s counsel, Kanu Agabi, SAN, had in a motion dated April 5, 2018 and filed April 10, 2018 asked for leave ... Read More »

EFCC Arrests Bank MD over N11.4m Fraud, how he bought 134 Buses, 20 houses

he managing director of Platinum Multi-purpose Cooperative Society Limited, Michael Osasogie Obasuyi, has been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for alleged conspiracy, cybercrime and laundering of N11.498 billion. EFCC had launched investigation into the matter following a petition against a mobile and electronic payment provider firm, which was written in March 2018 by Obasuyi, ... Read More »

Finance Minister Shakes Up SEC, appoints Acting DG

Honourable Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun today approved the reassignment of portfolios in the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Nigeria Ms. Mary Uduk will assume the position of Acting Director-General of SEC Nigeria. Uduk’s appointment is governed by the provisions of the Investments and Securities Act (ISA), 2007 and the conditions of service applicable to the Director-General of the Commission. ... Read More »