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Tinubu’s Emotional Tribute to Late son, Babajide “He was highly intelligent…followed his own course”

Statement by Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Passing on of Son Kazeem Olajide Babajide (Oct.12, 1980-Oct.31st 2017) ABOUT JIDE (Kazeem Olajide Babajide Tinubu, Born October 12th 1980) We want to express our thanks and deep appreciation to all who have demonstrated their sympathy and expressed their condolences over the loss of our eldest son, Jide.  I want to especially thank President ... Read More »

Bafarawa Confesses: “I Am Backing Gbenga Daniel for PDP Chairmanship”

Former Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa has assured Otunba Gbenga DanieI of his  support in the bid for the national chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Receiving Otunba Daniel at his Sokoto residence, he expressed his delight at the interest of Otunba Daniel to lead the PDP back to victory in 2019. According to Bafarawa, he deliberately ... Read More »

Funlola Aofiyebi-Raimi Speaks Igbo in new Movie!

Nollywood star, Funlola Aofiyebi-Raimi, has acted as a therapist, sex trafficker, nun, lawyer, doctor, scheming lover and spoilt rich kid among others in 21 years of professional acting. A forthcoming film will see her play the mother of a gay child. The Yoruba-born actress will also be speaking Igbo for the very first time. While not giving much away about ... Read More »

Football Star, Obafemi Martins donates Nmulti-million equipment to Lagos State

Nigeria Football international, Obafemi Martins on Thursday donated health equipment worth several millions of naira to the Lagos State Government, saying it was part of his philanthropic gestures to give back to the society. Among the equipment donated by Martins, through his foundation, Obafemi Martins Foundation (OMF), include 200 Wheel Chairs, 3,240 Crutches, 100 Baby Courts, 60 Hospital Beds, 13 ... Read More »

Ambode appoints new Head of Service

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday approved the appointment of Mrs. Folasade Sidikatu Adesoye as the 20th Head of Service (HOS) in the State. A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Habib Aruna, said Mrs. Adesoye’s appointment, will take effect on November 11, 2017, following the statutory retirement of the outgoing HOS, Mrs. ... Read More »

Exclusive: Tinubu jets out to London

While hundreds of sympathisers and associates have thronged his Bourdillion Road, Ikoyi, Lagos home, All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has jetted out of Nigeria! A family source revealed to The Light News that the Jagaban Borgu left Nigeria this morning and maybe heading to London to see the wife and children of his lates son, ... Read More »

Tragedy: Bola Tinubu loses first son, Jide

Former Lagos State Governor and APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has lost his first son, Babajide. The cause of death is still sketchy but the sad news was broken via social media today. Those who knew him said that Jide had a striking resemblance to his father and took ill a few weeks ago before he reportedly died ... Read More »

Court throws out Diezani’s application for trial in Nigeria

By Leke Adeosun The intention of former Petroleum Minister, Mrs. Diezani Allison Madueke to be joined in a money laundering suit and be extradited from the UK to face trial has been thrown out by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. Justice Mohammed Aikawa disagreed with the submission of Diezani’s lawyer, Onyechi Ikpeazu, SAN that his client is a ... Read More »

Mainagate Bombshell: “I told Buhari this was wrong”-Oyo-Ita opens up

The Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita,  has said  President Muhammadu Buhari is aware of the reinstatement of a former Chairman  of the Pension Reforms Commission, Mallam Abdulrasheed Maina, into the civil service. She however said she warned the President against it according to a Punch Exclusive. Oyo-Ita said that her warning was based on the implications ... Read More »

What Change: New SFG is Babchir Lawal’s first cousin-Dr. Junaid Muhammed

A member of the House of Representatives during the Second Republic, Dr Junaid Muhammed, has revealed that the newly appointed Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, is a first cousin to Babachir Lawal. “Before you begin to celebrate the appointment of Boss Mustapha as the new SGF, do you know that he is in fact, Babachir Lawal’s first cousin? ... Read More »