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Polyglot Femi  Segun is gone-and his family and friend are still in shock and encapsulated in mourning-but unknown to many, Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole must have had a premonition that something bad may happen if the fun-loving  and easy going gentleman continues to ride his power bike. We have gathered that Segun who was knocked down while he was cruising ... Read More »


Yes, the official story was that Obaro, the son of Former bank Chief, Mrs. Cecilia Ibru and the great Olorogun Michael Ibru had resigned from Aero Contractors-but that is not  the authentic version of events. We can authoritatively reveal that the dashing Obaro was forced to resign when it was observed that he was allegedly contributing very little but bleeding ... Read More »


For the first time since he became the President and Commander in-Chief of Nigeria, President Goodluck Jonathan will be on hand to give out a daughter’s hand in marriage. Mr. President will be playing the very important which is the pride of every parent when  he hosts  the first ever wedding in his re-modelled and upscale country home  in Otuoke, ... Read More »


The last has not been heard about the mighty battle in the temple of justice between Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi of River State and The National Judicial Council led by Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Aloma Mariam Muktar. It is obvious that the battle has moved from the court of law to the court of public opinion as the ... Read More »

Atiku: PDP Owes Me Debt of Gratitude

Former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, has said that contrary to the claim by his erstwhile political party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), that it helped him to attain the position of vice-president, it was the party that owed him a debt of gratitude for his contributions to the formation of the party. The National Publicity Secretary of PDP, Mr. Olisa Metuh, ... Read More »

AMVCA Best Actor, Tope Tedela was not paid for award winning role

Tope Tedela has allegedly not been paid for the role that got him the AMVCA 2014 Best Actor award. Minutes after the actor got his award for his role in ‘A Mile from Home, respected journalist, Olumide Iyanda, wrote on Twitter, ‘Did you know that Tope Tadela has not been paid for the role that got him the #AMVCA Best Actor ... Read More »

One killed as Chime escapes assassination

One person was shot dead as Enugu State governor, Sullivan Chime, escaped a suspected assassination plot by armed men, who invaded Enugu Government House in the early hours of Saturday.  LightNews gathered that while Chime was asleep in his Lodge at the Government House, Independence Layout, the armed men stormed the entrance gate around 4.30 am and attempted to force ... Read More »

Dangote Finally Joins the Tweet Race

Alhaji Aliko Dangote, President, Dangote Group

At Last, Dangote Sends his first Tweet Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote is a man who does not settle for anything less than the best. And just when people where thinking that he was not serious about the twitter account he just opened, the President of Dangote Group, chose 12.00 hours of January 1, 2014 to write his first tweet-and ... Read More »