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Pressure Mounts on Saraki To Run For Presidential Race

Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki is now under immense pressure to run for the Presidency in 2019, insiders have revealed. We gathered that many young turks in  and outside his party now see him as the only man who can rescue the party for seeming disaster and by extension taking Nigeria out o its present state following the announcement ... Read More »

Opinion: Now That Buhari Has Let The Cat Out Of The Bag-Dele Momodu

By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, it has been a very interesting week in our dear beloved country. What has been a long purportedly hidden, but open secret, which we all knew about anyway, and which we knew was going to happen finally did happen. Our President, Muhammadu Buhari, dropped his muted bombshell as he was just on his way to ... Read More »

Owerri Stands Still For Orange Drugs Boss, Sir Tony Ezenna

By Ingram Osigwe The Imo state capital, Owerri, came alive on Saturday, April 7, 2018 when Nigerians from all walks of life poured into the serene and beautiful city for the 30th convocation ceremony of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri(FUTO). The highpoint of the convocation ceremony was the conferment of Honouary Doctorate Degree of Management Technology(D.M.Tech) of the institution ... Read More »

Judge lambasts EFCC, dismisses case against Patience Jonathan

 Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday lost an attempt to forfeit funds belonging to former Nigerian First Lady, Patience Jonathan and her firm, Lawari Furniture Limited. The EFCC had approached Justice Cecilia Olateregun of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court and sought an interim order to forfeit monies belonging to Mrs. Jonathan. But in her ruling, Justice Olateregun ... Read More »

Heritage Bank in huge Mess, EFCC docks MD over N1billion Fraud

It has been a long time coming, but after months of denial, the chicken has come home to roost and Heritage Bank has been officially classified as a financial institution in deep trouble following arraignment by the Economic & Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of its Managing Director, Ifiesimama Sekibo. The anti-graft agency which has been prying into the books of ... Read More »

Just in: Senate Suspends Pro-Buhari colleague, Omo-Agege

The Senate has today suspended  Senator Ovie Omo-Agege for 90 legislative days. The suspension followed the outcome of the Senate committee that was set up to probe Omo-Agege. The legislative chamber equally asked the Delta State senator to withdraw his case against the Senate from court. In addition, the report of the committee, which was adopted at the plenary, asked ... Read More »

Buhari Group want Activist Arrested

he Buhari Media Support Group has asked for the arrest and interrogation of politician cum activist Deji Adeyanju for crimes of sedition allegedly committed during his appearance on a Channels TV Programme, Sunrise Daily on Tuesday. The group, in a statement signed by its chairman Austin Braimoh and secretary Cassidy Madueke, stated that during the programme, the politician claimed that ... Read More »

Opinion:Buhari’s End Game-Joe Iniodu

By Joe Iniodu President Muhammadu Buhari’s chances to be reelected in 2019 have continued to shrink giving legitimate reasons to adduce that the upcoming election may not be free and fair as the APC government may recourse to the illegitimate use of Federal might and brute force. The odds against PMB are high-from those who helped him attain the office ... Read More »

2019: Saraki Vows to Work for Increased Participation of Women in Politics

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Wednesday pledged to work with relevant political stakeholders to ensure that a greater number of women are given the opportunity to vie and occupy elective offices during the 2019 general elections. Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, in Abuja, gave the pledge when the Conference ... Read More »

Toke Makinwa Opens Up: How Jesus Saved Me From Depression, Surgery

On Air Personality Toke Makinwa has revealed how Jesus Chris saved her when she was having a running battle with depression and underwent surgery. She revealed this in a post she wrote on instagram. She wrote; “Long and honest post alert*** I like to think I’m strong, I like to think my mind is positive and I’m out here focused ... Read More »