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PASCAL DOZIE POSITIONS SON AS NEXT MD OF DIAMOND BANK

It is still a few years away but all is now in place for Pascal Dozie to enthrone his son at the helm of affairs of Diamond Bank. Just last week, The Board of Directors of Diamond Bank Plc made a very key announcement which insiders have revealed is a very carefully written and orchestrated  script that will eventually propel ... Read More »

May Day Shocker: Attah, Pam dead!

The first civilian Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Adamu Atah is dead. He was said to have died at Abuja on Thursday. Our correspondent gathered that he could be buried today according to islamic rites. It was also learnt that a Kogi State Government’s delegation led by the deputy Governor, Yomi Awoniyi had gone to Abuja to convey the remains ... Read More »

Breaking News-Police Fire Shots At Peaceful Protesters!!!!

Armed policemen have taken to shooting and firing of teargas in a bid to disperse a crowd protesting the abduction of secondary school girls in Chibok, Borno state, yet the protesters are still standing their ground. Some of those who heard the shots first thought it was just teargas, but our reporter and other witnesses who arrived the scene shortly ... Read More »

APC LEADER BOLA TINUBU ACQUIRES SECOND PRIVATE JET

If you think that APC Leader and former Governor of Lagos, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is not one of the richest Nigerians, then you are not in the know. Those in the know have revealed that the man is heeled to the hilt and as evidence, they point to the fact that he has a few weeks ago taken delivery ... Read More »

TWO CONMEN HELD OVER N56MILLION INTERNET DATING SCAM

Two internet scammers will soon have their day in court and eventually pay for their crimes following their arrest by the officers of the Police Special Fraud Unit, SFU. The men, Henry Ogu, 29 and Yunusa Okonkwo, 42 were arrested for defrauding a New Jersey lady of US$350,000 (about N56 million) via an internet dating site following months of good ... Read More »

NIGERIA, OTHERS TO BOYCOTT EU TRADE AGREEMENT

African ministers of trade and experts in trade and regional integration have agreed to boycott planned signing of Economic Partnership Agreement, EPA, with European Union. The signing of the agreement is scheduled for October 1, 2014. Speaking at the Extra-Ordinary Session of the Conference of African Union Ministers of Trade in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the ministers said the trade liberalisation ... Read More »

ALL MADRID FINAL AS ATLETICO CRUSHES CHELSEA’S BUS

For the sixth time in his managerial career, Chelsea Manager, Jose Mourinho could not progress to the UEFA Champions League Final. Yesterday, his side was taught a footballing lesson in mass attack and mass defence by in-form Atletico Madrid The Diego Simeone-tutored side, which had Football royals like Diego Maradona watching for the VIP box, out fought and out played ... Read More »

OPRAH, MAYWEATHER, OTHERS SET TO BUY LA CLIPPERS

It is almost certain that  the new LA Clipper would be black if the news filtering in from the United States of America is anything  to go by. We have it on good authority that since Tuesday’s life ban slammed on Donald Sterling, the LA Clipper Chairman and owner following a racist remark in a leaked telephone conversation with girlfriend, ... Read More »

AKWA-IBOM PDP CRISES CONSUMES AHMED GULAK

There are strong indications that Alhaji Ahmed Gulak, the Politcal Adviser to President Goodluck who was yesterday kicked out of the cabinet was another victim of the high wire politics going on in Akwa-Ibom State. Gulak had angered senior Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) figures in the state when he went to launch the Goodluck Support Group without the input of ... Read More »

IT’S NOW LEGAL TO BE A POLYGAMIST IN KENYA

It is now legal to be a polygamist in Kenya thanks to a new bill signed into law yesterday by President Uhuru Kenyatta. While signing the Law, President Kenyatta said the Law was merely bringing Civil Law, where a man was allowed one wife in line with Customary Law, where some cultures allow multiple partners. “Marriage is the voluntary union ... Read More »