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37 LAWMAKERS MUST GO-JUSTICE ADEMOLA INSISTS

Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court in Abuja has insisted that the 37 Lawmakers who defected from the PDP should not only resign honorably but have no right to contribute to the business of the House of Representatives. He also held that these cross-carpeting lawmakers cannot effect any leadership in the house! According to him “Having perused the ... Read More »

CONFAB ADOPTS 70 PERCENT VOTING PROCEDURE

After weeks of bickering, delegates of the National Conference have adopted 70 percent majority as the voting mode to be used to determine decisions. The adoption by a consensus followed a motion for adoption by  Senator Iyorchia Ayu representing the Former Senators Forum which was seconded by Obong Victor Attah, former Governor of Akwa-Ibom. The adoption means that more serious ... Read More »

FEMI KUTI, DBANJ OTHERS PROMO SONG FOR AGRIC READY

A special song initiated to support a campaign to boost agriculture across Africa titled “Cocoa na Chocolate is now ready for music lovers to savour-and pass on the message. The Song which is part of a massive “Do Agric, it pays”  campaign by ONE.ORG is  aimed at adding some zest to the Agriculture industry and appeal to African youths that ... Read More »

BAMANGA TUKUR TO GET NEW SPECIAL AMBASSADORIAL ROLE

International businessman and former PDP Chairman, Alhaji BamangaTukur has been pencilled down for a top ambassadorial job, insiders have revealed. We are told that following several meetings between the former Chairman, the President and key members of the administration, Alhaji Tukur who for years has been Chairman, African Business Round Table will be given a position that will utilize his ... Read More »

KASE LAWAL’S CAMAC ENERGY GETS OIL BLOCK IN GHANA

Kase Lawal, the Nigerian oil tycoon is certainly in the best moods of his life. The reason is that his company, CAMAC Energy has secured a juicy oil block in the growing Ghanaian oil industry. The deal which was announced to the world a few days ago following an endorsement of the arrangement by the Ghanaian Parliament covers The Expanded ... Read More »

SSS FOILS JAIL BREAK…AS UK WARNS CITIZENS

Panic spread like wildfire in Abuja when news hit the media that heavy and sporadic exchange of gun fire was heard around Aso-Rock , the nation’s seat of power. But calm was restored when it was discovered that though there was a gun battle in the Asokoro area, it was at the SSS headquarters and not at the Presidential Villa. ... Read More »

“I AM READY FOR BRAZIL”-OSAZE TELLS KESHI

Stoke City new-found goal king and out-of-favour Nigerian International, OsazeOdenwingie has revealed that he is in the best form of his life ahead of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The Nigerian striker who netted his fourth goal in three games and fifth overall since joining the Potters from Cardiff City in the January transfer window said though the game ... Read More »

NYPD Crashes Davido’s Show

The New York Police Department NYPD shut down Davido’s concert which held at Pulse 48 in Brooklyn last night March 28th. Reasons were because the concert was overcrowded, leading to safety concerns. Crowd from Davido’s concert caused the shut down of two blocks in Brooklyn, forcing the cops to intervene. Davido is on his US/Canada Tour 2014 and the New ... Read More »

President Jonathan in Bauchi for Late CONFAB Delegate’s Burial

After extending his condolences to Alhaji Hamma Misau’s family, President Jonathan has gone the extra mile to salute the late CONFAB delegate who passed away this week at the conference, by arriving Bauchi for his burial. The President joins family, friends and other notable personalities in mourning Hamma Misau who patriotically served his nation, state and community throughout his 34 ... Read More »

Gay couples say ‘I do’ in England and Wales

Andrew Wale is a writer and actor. His partner, Neil Allard, is a guesthouse owner. Together, they helped make history. After the clock struck midnight on Friday, the couple were among the first men marrying men and women marrying women in a range of ceremonies across England and Wales as a historic law legalizing same-sex marriage finally comes into force. ... Read More »