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Crisis Update: Jonathan meets NPDP governors Aliyu and Lamido

Crisis Update: Jonathan meets NPDP governors Aliyu and Lamido

President Goodluck Jonathan last night met with Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State and Babangida Aliyu of Niger State, two of the seven PDP Governors that have been at logger heads with the PDP Chairman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur and other members of the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC). Though details of the meeting are still under wraps, we gathered that ... Read More »

Threats will not resolve ASUU strike – IBB tells FG


Former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida to continue its dialogue with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) instead of issuing threats. Maybe drawing from his experience, the former president said that the Federal Government and ASUU should apply knowledge and tactfulness in their quest to bring an end to the crisis that has grounded the public university system for ... Read More »

How Deji Of Akure Died

Oba Adebiyi Adesida, the Deji of Akure

The death of Oba Adebiyi Adesida, the Deji of Akure and Chairman, Ondo State Council of Oba was so sudden that he could not make it to the hospital! Family sources revealed to The Light News that the Oba who was in Lagos three weeks ago to celebrate the grand wedding of his son, Adetunji to a Sierra Leonean was ... Read More »

Congratulations Tiwa and Tunji Balogun

Congratulations Tiwa and Tunji Balogun

Congratulations Tiwa and Tunji Balogun After all the frenetic arrangements and anxiety, the day finally came for Sultry singer, Tiwa Savage and her manager-turned husband, TunjiBalogun. The lovers had their traditional wedding yesterday and we bring you some pictures enjoy!                                         ... Read More »

Stella Oduah is not guilty!

Princess Stella Oduah

Stella Oduah is not guilty! There are clear indications that the Presidential Committee that was set up to investigate Aviation Minister, Princess Stella Oduah over the purchase of two bullet proof BMW cars would give her an all clear. She would be declared not guilty! Sources who are familiar with the work of the committee have revealed that despite the ... Read More »

Wale Tinubu’s Oando splashes $500,000

Wale Tinubu’s Oando splashes $500,000

Wale Tinubu’s Oando splashes $500,000 on Mariah Carey concert  Forget about the rumour of his company facing troubled waters, nothing can be farther from the truth. Jubril Wale Tinubu, the dashing Group CEO is about to prove that he is in very good financial standing and has some left to entertain himself and some friends when Mariah Carey storms Nigeria ... Read More »

Tiwa Savage‘s new husband is still single

Tiwa Savage

Why are people so wicked? That was how a friend of rising female musician, Tiwage Savage exclaimed when stories made the rounds that her husband to be- Tunji Balogun popularly called Tee Billz is indeed married and had not properly divorced the former wife! The Insider was particular upset because the savage stories began to hit the blogs just days ... Read More »

Africa Development Banks Hosts “AFRICA DAY”

Donald Kaberuka

The African Development Bank (AfDB) in conjunction with the World Bank Group, hosted the first ever ‘Africa Day’ on Wednesday, November 20, in Tunis, Tunisia during the Law, Justice and Development (LJD) Week 2013.  LJD Week is organized each year to provide a forum for legal and development practitioners, scholars, governments and civil society to discuss the critical role legal ... Read More »

Nigerian Healthcare Market Needs Actuaries

Nigeria’s healthcare system

When one considers that the custodians of Nigeria’s healthcare system go abroad for medical treatment, one begins to understand why there is hopelessness and cynicism in the Nigerian healthcare arena.There is a healthcare bill currently in parliament that is expected to address a number of issues concerning the state of the healthcare system which needs to serve a population of ... Read More »

Cuppy Otedola – Forever Summer Prive Lounge

Cuppy Otedola

UK based female DJ, Cuppy is set to take over the City of Lagos come Saturday 23rd November 2013 as she will be performing live at Prive Lounge on Karimu Kotun Street, Victoria Island. The delectable A-list act flew in from New York where she had gone to perform at a private function. The year 2013 has seen her grow ... Read More »