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Boko Haram Strikes Again in Borno: 11 killed

Eleven persons were killed and 15 others injured in Saturday’s Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri, the Commissioner of Police in Borno State, Damian Chukwu said. The Commissioner in a text message to some journalists in the town, revealed that his on-the-spot assessment of the scene of the attack showed the number of casualties. He said at about 5:40am, “gunmen suspected ... Read More »

Nigerian Brothers Held Over Assault On Jussie Smollet

Two Nigerians, Abel and Ola Osundairo who were accused of assaulting Jussie Smollet filed for bankruptcy and have had troubled pasts. According to documents obtained by The Blast, Olabinjo “Ola” Osundairo and Abimbola “Abel” Osundairo filed each filed for bankruptcy in Chicago back in September 2016. As for what they owed, each brother listed thousands of dollars owed in student ... Read More »

Shocker: Lucky Igbinedion’s Son Dies In US Auto Crash

Osaretin, the second son of former Edo State Governor, Chief Lucky Igbinedion is dead. He died in the US yesterday night. A facebook post by a family friend, Barrister Jefderson Uwoghiren broke the tragic news which is barely a week afterthe death of Hon. Bethel Amadi  who is married to Barrister  Mabel, the former Governor’s sister. His vehicle was cruahed ... Read More »

Opinion:Four Years Later We Are Back To Square One- Dele Momodu

Fellow Nigerians, how time flies indeed. About four years ago, we went through this very ritual, though the election was shifted by six weeks, for reasons we believed was an excuse to get the ruling government better prepared to consolidate its grip on power. Before long, the six weeks arrived, and there was no hiding place. Even as I write ... Read More »

“It’s Fake News, I am in Nigeria and will vote for my candidate”- Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Friday, denied reports in the social media that he had flown out of Nigeria and would not be in the country to vote. Obasanjo, who addressed journalists at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta, Ogun State described the report as fake news. The elder statesman, who recalled that he had played a critical ... Read More »

Onnoghen: Agbakoba Frowns At CCT Issuance Arrest Warrant

  Senior Advocate of Nigeria and Activist, Olisa Agbakoba has expressed disgust over the decision of the Code of Conduct Tribunal to issue a bench warrant on the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen. According to Agbakoba ” I am shocked that the Code of Conduct Tribunal will issue a Bench warrant for the arrest of Hon. Justice Walter ... Read More »

Court Orders COSON Accounts Reopened

By Leke Adeosun Mr. Justice Mohammed Hassan of the Federal High Court Lagos, on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 has ordered the re-opening of all bank accounts of Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) at United Bank for Africa (UBA), Diamond Bank PLC and First Bank of Nigeria, frozen as a result of an interim order issued by him on November 30, ... Read More »

How Tinubu Settled Rift Between Ambode & Lagos Lawmakers

  National leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Sunday finally put the impeachment saga which had dominated the polity in the last one week in Lagos State to rest, declaring that there is no longer a question of impeachment of the State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode. Speaking after a peace meeting brokered by the APC ... Read More »

Ambode Will Not Be Impeached-Tinubu

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has revealed that the rift bewtwen Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and the House of Assembly will be resolved and the governor will not be impeached. Asiwaju who spoke  to reporters shortly after a meeting of APC Leaders that included Governor Ambode, his Deputy, Mrs Idiat Adebule, Speaker, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa ... Read More »

Agriculture Revolution: Buhari lauds Captain Hosa Okunbor’s Green House Farms Investment

By Orobosa Omo-Ojo Proverbs 22:29 reads, “See thou a man diligent in his business? He shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before obscure men.” Professionalism pays! Hard work works! The diligent worker (if you like, the diligent service provider) will be promoted over an average and mediocre worker. It follows also, that, an honest and professional businessman will ... Read More »