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Opinion: A Special Birthday Gift For John Mahama At 60- Dele Momodu

 By Dele Momodu Fellow Africans, if you had access to this column last week, you must have seen, or read, the special tribute I penned for one of Africa’s greatest leaders of the 21st century, the former President of the Republic of Ghana, Dr John Dramani Mahama.   The question I have had to answer, countless times, before and after, is ... Read More »

US Replies FG” Atiku’s Visa Matter Confidential”

The Public  Affairs Officer (PAO) of the United States of America consulate in Lagos, Mr. Brussel Brooks on Friday, said issuance of visa to Nigerians irrespective of their social standing is strictly a confidential matter. He said US Government will not discuss such confidentiality in public. “Anyone who applies for a visa should know that there will be some records that are confidential. It ... Read More »

Shocker!Rivers Commissioner Resigns Over Collapsed Building-Read His Letter

My dear good people of Rivers State, after due consultation with my family on the collapsed seven story hotel building that was under construction at Plot 119, Woji Road, GRA Phase 2 PortHarcourt on Friday 23/11/2018, I decided to “step aside” as the Honourable Commissioner for Urban Development & Physical Planning on 28/11/2018 during the State Executive Council Meeting. Historicism: ... Read More »

Ogun 2019: At Last Dapo Abiodun Picks Salako-Oyedele As Running Mate

  The choice of the running mate was announced by Director-General of Dapo Abiodun Campaign Organisation, Prince Segun Adesegun, in a statement on Thursday. The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress for Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, has picked the daughter of a former Special Adviser to a former Minister of Health, late Prof. Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, Noimot Salako-Oyedele, 52, as ... Read More »

How Jonathan Betrayed Obama In 2015-University Don

Director Centre for American Studies and Professor of Political Science in University of Nigeria Nsukka, Prof. Jonah Onuoha has reacted to former President Goodluck Jonathan’s claim that former President of the United State, Barack Obama’s video message scuttled his 2015 re-election ambition. Jonathan in his book tittled, “My Transition Hours” recently launched noted that the outlandish video message of Barack ... Read More »

EFCC hands over 116 vehicles, 20 properties Seized From Fraudster To Owner

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, handed over 116 (One Hundred and Sixteen) cars and 20 (Twenty) landed properties in Edo, Rivers and Lagos States recovered from one Michael Obasuyi Osasogie to First Bank Plc. Trouble began for Osasogie after a petition he wrote to the Commission against E-tranzact in March 2018. The Commission ... Read More »

How Fred Ajudua Scammed Me of $8 4m, swore by his son,Bobo- Bamaiyi

Lt-Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi (retd), a former Chief of Army Staff, on Monda,y told an Ikeja High Court in Lagos how Fred Ajudua, allegedly defrauded him of $8.4 million. Bamaiyi said that the alleged fraud occurred while Ajudua and Bamaiyi were both incarcerated at the Kirikiri Maximum Prisons in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Bamaiyi gave the narration while being ... Read More »

DSS Rescues US Citizen From Scammer

The Department of State Security (DSS) on Monday rescued an American citizen, Tawanda Lynn Jackson who was held hostage by one Mathew Adedoyin, her acquaintance whom she had met on social media.   Parading the prime suspect and his accomplice at the DSS Lagos Command, Director of the Command, Mrs. Betty Adoki, said Jackson, 46, who had arrived Lagos on ... Read More »

Just In: Buhari Postpones Visit To Edo State

The Edo Government has said that the scheduled visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the state slated for Tuesday, November 27, 2018 has been postponed. In a statement signed by Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, the state government said that the visit has been postponed and a later date for ... Read More »

Probing Fayose Is Not My Priority, I leave him To God-Fayemi

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has clarified his stance on the fate of the immediate past governor of the state, Ayodele Fayose. Fayemi who spoke with State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja explained that there was never a time he said he would probe Fayose. According to ... Read More »