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COURT TO AKINGBOLA: YOU HAVE TO ANSWER FOR N47M STOLEN FUNDS

The bid of embattled Former Group Managing Director defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc, Mr Erastus Akingbola to have the case against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission quashed has been thrown out-and now it is certain that Akingola will have to answer for his alleged crimes in court. Akingbola and his co-accused, Mr. Bayo Dada had sought to squash ... Read More »

CONFERENCE SECRETARIAT DENIES EXTENSION RUMOUR

Following widespread speculation and stories in the media that the on-going conference has been extended by six weeks, the secretariat has stated that it has no such powers to extend the sitting, noting that it was only the presidency that can so direct. In a Statement signed by Akpandem James, Asst. Secretary, Media and Communications, the Conference top echelon described ... Read More »

EFCC RE-ARRAIGNS OYO HEAD OF SERVICE FOR N5.6 BILLION PENSION FRAUD

Former Oyo State Head of Service, Mrs. Kudirat Iyabo Adeleke and eleven other suspects implicated in a N5.6Billion pension fraud, have been re-arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before Justice Adegboye Gbolagunte of Oyo State High Court, Ibadan  on charges bordering on conspiracy, stealing and criminal breach of trust. According to EFCC’s Head of Media & Publicity, ... Read More »

BREAK-UP LATEST: LANRE NZERIBE CALLS MONALISA CHINDA A BLATANT LIAR

The last has not been heard of the roforofo fight between serial Ladies man, Lanre Nzeribe and his last squeeze, Nollywood Actress, Mona ”Lanre Nzeribe, former boyfriend and partner of Nollywood actress, Monalisa Chinda.   The duo who were cosy cosy a while ago have been throwing dirt at each other concerning the break-up of their business and romantic relationships. ... Read More »

CNN’S ISHA SESAY LANDS IN NIGERIA FOR MISSING CHIBOK GIRLS

Isha Sesay, the popular Sierra Leone-born News Presenter at CNN is in Nigeria-and she landed yesterday to begin an in-depth coverage and investigation into the missing Chibok School Girls’ story. According to her twitter page, Isha who posted a selfie with a placard that reads the trending message #Bringbackthegirls stated that she was her for serious business. Isha, like many ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho Boasts: I’M STILL THE SPECIAL ONE

Jose Mourinho claims he is still the “Special One” after being asked how he would feel if he goes a second successive season without a trophy. The Chelsea manager insists he is judged by higher standards precisely because of his record of success, but that he is “proud” to be “guilty” of failure like that. Chelsea were knocked out of the ... Read More »

JAY Z, BEYONCE ANNOUNCE FIRST EVER JOINT TOUR

For the first time ever, Beyonce and Jay Z, pop music’s first couple, will tour together this summer, the R&B singer and rapper have announced. Beyonce, 32, and Jay Z, 44, who have collaborated on several songs together, will begin their 16-date North American “On the Run” tour on June 25 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami. They will also ... Read More »

SORROW, TEARS AND BLOOD AS BOKO HARAM STRIKE ABUJA AGAIN

“Dem leave Sorrow, Tears and Blood, dem regular trademark….” This line from the song titled Sorrow, Tears and Blood by Afrobeat King, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti originally referred to the wanton destruction by the then Nigeria Army, but today, that description completely fits the activities of the militant group, Boko Haram. Yesterday, the terror group or its agents struck again in Abuja ... Read More »

SEUN KUTI, OTHER YOUTHS PROTEST IN LAGOS OVER MISSING CHIBOK GIRLS

Seun, the son of late Afrobeat king and man of the people has literarily put his body where his keypad is by hitting the streets of Lagos to lead a protest. Seun who has been tongue-thrashing the government for weeks launched a tirade on twitter on the alleged sloppy handling of the missing Chibok girls’ matter and the state of ... Read More »

Battalions Deployed For Sambisa Invasion

SEVENTEEN days after 234 students of the Government Girls Secondary School Chibok, Borno State, were abducted by Boko Haram terrorists and the public outcry that have continued to greet the alleged uncoordinated approach of the security agents to rescue them, a major military operation is set to commence as four different battalions, a little more than a Brigade of the ... Read More »