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Jim Ovia drags Writer, Andy Briggs To Court…Attempts to stop Biography

By Richard Akinnola A novel battle that would have far-reaching implication on PRESS FREEDOM and RIGHT OF EXPRESSION begins in earnest tomorrow in Lagos at the Federal High Court, with Justice Hadizia Shagari presiding. Zenith Bank Chairman, Jim Ovia went to court to stop the publication of a book- JIM OVIA: THE GOD FATHER OF BANKING written by a journalist, ... Read More »

Excting Moments From Osinbajo/Bakare Wedding in Abuja

On Thursday March 15, 2018 and Saturday, March 17, Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and wife, Dolapo were in  jolly mood when their daughter married Oluwaseun Bakare, the son of top businesswoman, Hajia Bola Shagaya. Here are pictures from the ceremonies Read More »

Buhari Cancels AU Trip To Rwanda

President Muhammadu Buhari may have cancelled his plan to attend the extraordinary meeting of African Union Heads of State and Government billed to hold in Kigali, Rwanda on Wednesday. Buhari was said to have been scheduled to leave Nigeria on Monday before the cancellation of the trip. He would have during the trip signed the framework agreement for establishing the ... Read More »

Toyin Saraki named as World Health-For-All-Champion

Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki, Founder-President of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), has been named as “Health-for-All Champion” by an international media platform, Devex. Mrs Saraki is one among four other women in the world to be conferred with the recognition by the media platform for their giant strides in the health sector. Mrs Saraki who is the wife of the ... Read More »

The Traditional Wedding of Damilola Oshinbajo & Seun Bakare

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo and wife, Pastor Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo played host to the cream of Nigerian society yesterday at the traditional wedding of thwir daughter, Damilola to Seun Bakare  son of businesswoman, Hajiya Bola Shagaya. The event held at the  VP’s official residence was filled with fun and laughter with typical Yoruba marriage rites observed. Read More »

Hajiya Mariya, Dangote’s mother hosts grand daughter, Fatima & husband, Jamil Abubakar in Kano

Dr Hajiya Mariya Sanusi Dantata, the mother of Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote yeaterday hosted her granddaughter, Fatima and husband, Jamil, MD Abubakar to a cultural ceremony dubbed Kamu/Yinni. Hosted at the Fab Event Centre in  Nassarawa, Kano State, the colourful evwnt was well atrended as the pictures from Ovation Magazine show. Read More »

2019:Guild Of Nigeria Bloggers Flags Off Social Media Campaign #GetInvolved*

The Guild of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria (GPBN) has embarked on sensitisation campaigns to mobilise Nigerians to register in the on-going Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) ahead of 2019 general elections. The campaign  tagged  #GetInvolved, is part of strategies adopted by the association to ensure that every eligible voter in the country is mobilised to register in the voter registration. The ... Read More »

Ekulo ready to shine with Gino Beauty Soap at Enugu International Trade Fair

  Ekulo Group, Nigeria’s leading household manufacturing and commodities distribution conglomerate,is set to shine and make great impact as it storms the South east city of Enugu for the 29th Enugu International Trade Fair holding at the permanent site, International Trade Fair Complex,G R A Enugu between 16thand 29th March, 2018. At the Fair,  Ekulo will make Nigeria proud and Nigerians will ... Read More »

Buhari Sacks Amnesty Programme Boss, replaces him with Dokubo

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof. Charles Quaker Dokubo as the new Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme for former Niger Delta militants. This is coming on the heels of allegations mismanagement of funds for the programme. Dokubo is to replace Brigadier-General Paul Boroh (retd). Dokubo is currently the Director of Research and Studies at the Nigerian ... Read More »

EFCC Squeezes Former Governor over Nbillion properties

Operatives of the Economic & Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday interrogated immediate past Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff. Sheriff who was a Governor of Borno State is being probed according to sources over alleged misappropriation of funds and the ownership of billion dollar properties. He was at the EFCC Abuja Headquaters between 11am and 5pm ... Read More »