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Ikeja Mall Stands Still As Ambode Visits

The All progressive Congress (APC) Lagos governorship candidate Mr Akinwunmi Ambode was practically mobbed by Lagosians at the weekend when he visited the Ikeja Shopping mall and Shoprite at Lekki. It was during the occasion valentine. Ambode, many said,  has endeared himself to the heart of the people of Lagos as an embodiment of hope for a better Lagos. The ... Read More »

Obasanjo, Jonathan Continue Power Tussle

President Goodluck Jonathan and his predecessor, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday resumed their verbal attacks on each other, with the ex-president accusing the Presidency of masterminding last week’s postponement of the general elections by the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Attahiru Jega, Obasanjo, in his criticism earlier in the day in Abeokuta, likened Jonathan’s attitude towards this year’s election to that ... Read More »

Oba Of Benin is Hale and Hearty – insider reveals

The Oba of Benin,  His Royal Majesty Omo n’Oba n’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Erediauwa  is hale and hearty. Speculations about the reverred monarch’s death has been rife for the past few weeks but www.thelightnews.com can authoritatively report that though advanced in age, the Oba has not gone to meet his ancestors. When we called a palace source he categorically declared that ... Read More »

CBN Might Devalue Naira Again

DEVELOPMENTS in the foreign exchange market are putting the Central Bank of Nigeria under intense pressure to further devalue the naira. The currency has been experiencing free fall since November 25, 2014 when the          CBN Monetary Policy Committee devalued it by eight per cent from 155 to 168 against the United States dollar. Following Saturday’s announcement of the postponement ... Read More »

Soldiers Can’t Wait To Testify Against Fayose-Fayemi

A former Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said that some soldiers are ready to testify in support of the leaked audio file on how chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party connived with the military to rig the June 21, 2014 governorship election in Ekiti. The audio file released by Sahara Reporters, an online medium, detailed how the ... Read More »

Ameachi Wants To Confuse Nigeria-PDP

The war of words between the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressive Congress (APC) continued Thursday with the former alleging that APC has concluded arrangements to cause confusion in the forthcoming elections. The PDP National Deputy Chairman, Uche Secondus, made the allegation at the grand finale of the party’s governorship rally at Obio Akpor Local Government Area, Rivers ... Read More »

Explosion kills many in Borno town

A deadly explosion from a bomb that went off in a crowded market in Biu, the largest town in Southern Borno state, had killed many, witnesses said. The witnesses said injured persons and corpses were being evacuated to hospital at the time of this report. Today is market day in Biu, about 185km away from Maiduguri, the Borno state capital. ... Read More »

APC Raises Alarm Again

The All Progressives Congress has raised the alarm over a police siege on the residence of the Director of Media and Publicity of the APC Presidential Campaign Organization, Shehu Garba, saying the action is in line with the ongoing harassment and intimidation of the party’s leadership by security agencies. In a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai ... Read More »

Paul Play Drags Etisalat To Court

Nigerian hip-hop star, Paul I.K. Dairo, has dragged a telecommunications service provider, Etisalat, before a Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly infringing on his copyright. The multiple award-winning artiste is asking Justice Chukwujeku Aneke to compel Etisalat to pay him N200 million for making use of his 2009 hit track “Mosorire” without having obtained his authorisation. His grouse with ... Read More »

There Shall Be a New Govt Come May 29

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday affirmed that come May 29, 2015, a new government would be sworn in to lead the country for the next four years. Jonathan, who spoke during a televised presidential media chat at the State House, Abuja, stressed that his government was fully committed to overseeing credible, free and fair elections on March 28 and April 11 ... Read More »