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Ivie Igbinedion’s Birthday Cruise in Greece

Ivie, the second daughter of Esama of Benin Kingdom, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion and Lady Cherry Igbinedion lived it up big time days ago when she hosted friends and family to a top- rate birthday party in Greece Ivie who attened private prep, primary and secondary schools as well as first and Masters degrees in the UK took her party train ... Read More »

Supreme Court Validates Uduaghan’s Election

For the fourth time, the Supreme has revalidated the election of Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State, throwing out a  petition of DPP’s Great Ogboru and his lawyer, Dr. Dickson Osuala. While descibing the petition in strong terms as frivolous and an abuse of court process The apex court  awarded N8 million as cost against Dr. Dickson‎ Osuala The N8 ... Read More »

Chibok Latest: BBC ACCUSES FG OF CALLING OFF EXCHANGE DEAL…AS CDS REVEALS GIRLS’ LOCATION HAVE BEEN FOUND

BBC yesterday made a startling revelation  that some of the Chibok school girls would have been safely home by now had the Federal government not called off an exchange deal with the Boko Haram Terrorists at the last minute. BBC’s Will Ross reported that the negotiation on the matter had been going on for a while and it would have ... Read More »

Children’s Day: TOYIN SARAKI CALLS FOR ACTION

Mrs Toyin Saraki, the Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA) Founder has issued a call for action  for improved health, education and security for all of Nigeria’s children, most particularly those living in conflict-afflicted regions. Mrs. Saraki who made the call in her Children Day’s message stated that though Nigerians will bé celebrating the day quietly as symbol of support for the ... Read More »

AMAECHI’s WIFE, NOLLYWOOD STRARS STORM PORT HARCOURT FOR BON AWARDS’ CHILDREN’S DAY READING

First Lady of Rivers State, Dame Judith Amaechi will bé joining  top Nollywood stars at a special reading session for secondary students at the first ever BON Awards Children’s Day Reading holding today in Port Harcourt. The event conceptualized by BON Publisher, Mr Seun Oloketuyi is geared towards igniting the fire of reading in students as well as inspiring  them ... Read More »

Terrorism will not hinder 2015 elections, says President Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday assured that the challenges of terrorism and insecurity would not curtail the conduct of a free, fair and credible general elections in 2015. The President gave the assurance at the 2014 Democracy Day Inter-denominational Church Service in Abuja. He said the nation would continue to move forward, notwithstanding the setbacks occasioned by the terrorists’ activities. ... Read More »

FG Doing Everything To Bring Back Abducted Chibok Students – Gana

Prof Jerry Gana, a former Minister of Information, has assured Nigerians that the Federal Government is doing everything possible to rescue the abducted students of Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno. Gana, a delegate at the ongoing National Conference, gave the assurance on Sunday in an interview with newsmen in Minna. He was speaking after attending the inauguration of Anglican Cathedral ... Read More »

Super Eagles Arrive London Ahead Scotland Friendly

The Super Eagles have arrived in London ahead of their international friendly against the Tartan Army of Scotland on Wednesday night in preparation for the Brazil 2014 World Cup. A statement by Ben Alaiya, the Super Eagles Media Officer, said on Sunday in that the team with Head Coach, Stephen Keshi at the head of the delegation left the Nnamdi ... Read More »

The botched President’s visit to Chibok

We expect that any information emanating from the Office of the President, in respect of his actions or inactions should not only be seen as true but held as sacrosanct. Presidency of Nigeria symbolizes the sovereignty of this nation of over 170 million people. Given the enormous powers that are incumbent in it, through provisions of 1999 Constitution, Nigerians do ... Read More »

2 Real Madrid fans die in Lagos

Two fans of Real Madrid died weekend at Lagos Island, following the club’s inability to get an early equaliser against Athletico Madrid. Identities of the deceased were given as Olusoga Ogunbanjo (39), a refrigerator technician who resided at 23A, Smith Street, off Evan Street and Bambo Sholeye, (42), said to be a staff of the Lagos State Waste Management Authority ... Read More »