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“Pay Workers Salaries before Christmas”-Buhari tells Governors

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed governors to pay the salaries of workers to enable them celebrate Christmas. The president said this when he was responding to the request made by the governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum for the payment of outstanding debts owed them from London and Paris Club deductions The governors visited him at the ... Read More »

Maina Speaks from hiding: “I will expose real pension funds thieves, make N3 Trillion for Buhari”

Embattled Chairman of the Pension Funds Task Force, Abdulrasheed Maina has opened up for the first time in an exclusive tape made available to Channels TV. He noted that he wants protection to be able to testify before the House of Reps Commitee. Maina said that all those around the President were telling him lies that he was not the ... Read More »

Domestic Violence again: 5 year-old tells Police “My dad beat and killed my mummy”

A bank worker, Olaoluwa Adejo, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for the death of his 28-year-old wife, Maureen, at their home on Peluola Street, Oworonshoki, in the Bariga  area of the state. The 32-year-old Lagos indigene was alleged to have tortured his wife of five years with a belt, as well as cutting her with a ... Read More »

“We want improved revenue allocation from FG”-South-East/South South Governors declare

Governors of the South East and South South States of Nigeria have made a request for improved revenue allocation to the two regions to enable them meet the yearnings and expectations of their people. Rising from a meeting of the South South/South East Governors Forum held at the Hilltop Mansion, Government House, Uyo, Akwa State, the Forum reiterated its earlier ... Read More »

Millionaire Vigeo Boss, Victor Osibodu in N8.9billion Financial Mess

Millionaire Businessman and philanthropist, Victor Gbolade Osibodu is in huge financial mess, and Ecobank is lining up to take over his massive corporate empire except he clears his alleged indebtedness. A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, South West, Nigeria, on Wednesday November 22, 2017 issued an order restraining the businessman, and his company, Vigeo Limited from making any withdrawal ... Read More »

Adekunle, Nigerian-British First Class Engineer Seals Deal with Apple

Apple Stores in the United States and United Kingdom have begun the sale of gaming robots, MekaMons, built by a Nigerian-British, Silas Adekunle. Adekunle’s company, Reach Robotics struck the deal with Apple recently. The product with a price tag of $299.95 went on sale from 16 November in the shops and online. The robots can  be operated with an iPhone ... Read More »

FCMB Buys Controlling Shares in Equity Pensions

FCMB has taken controlling shares in Legacy Pension Managers Limited (Legacy). The acquisition, which increases the holding company’s interest in the company from 28.2 percent to 88.2 percent, was concluded at the Completion Board Meeting of Legacy on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 in Abuja. The completion of the transaction follows the approvals of the Central Bank of Nigeria, the National Pension Commission, and the Securities and Exchange Commission. FCMB Group’s acquisition ... Read More »

Senator Adeola (Yayi) is best man as Next Ogun Governor-Group

Ogun West Consultative Forum (OGWCF) has endorsed Senator Solomon Adeola as the zone’s  governorship candidate. Adeola, who represents Lagos West in the Eighth Senate, is vying for Ogun State governorship, on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC). Last week, Ijebu-Remo Governorship Agenda Elders Forum, endorsed serving Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Bimbo Ashiru as Ogun East APC consensus candidate. ... Read More »

Read Mugabe’s Resignation Letter

President Robert Mugabe’s resignation letter was read out by Zimbabwe parliamentary Speaker Jacob Mudenda to lawmakers gathered at a conference centre in Harare to discuss an impeachment motion on Tuesday. It read: State House Harare Zimbabwe 21 November 2017 The Honourable Jacob Mudenda Notice of resignation as President of the Republic of Zimbabwe In terms of the provisions of section ... Read More »

Dimeji Bankole Speaks “The Nigeria of my dreams”

By Dimeji Bankole In 2003, I was elected to the House of Representatives to serve the Abeokuta South constituency, in Ogun state. My eight years in elected office made me less optimistic about change in Nigeria, but more realistic. The political system was not designed to allow people like me – a 37 year old from the private sector who ... Read More »