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Dolapo Oni Loses Star Power at Ebony Life TV

Dolapo Oni, remember her? well, she is that bubbly lady that used to co-present lively MNET events programme, Studio 53! How time flies, the lady who was on very lip has suddenly hit the oblivion no thanks to her move from the highly popular Studio 53 to Ebony Life TV. Since she joined Ebony Life as a side-kick of the ... Read More »

Diamond Bank Replaces Obi Of Onitsha with Chris Ogbechie as Chairman

Diamond Bank Plc has another Chairman, he is Advertising legend, Dr. Chris Ogbechie who will be taking over from HRM Igwe Ugochukwu Nnaemeka Achebe, the Obi of Onitsha. In a Board Meeting of the bank held at the prestigious Hilton Park Lane, London, the Board approved the retirement of Igwe Achebe and unanimously approved a former non executive Director of ... Read More »

The Many Troubles of Tunde Babalola’s Discovery Air

The Young real estate millionaire, Tunde Babalola is in pains. He is moaning and telling all those close to him that doing business in Nigeria is hellish and brutish just as his Discovery Air runs into a minor mishap. Trouble began for him when he could not meet his obligations to staff, and after a few months some experienced pilots ... Read More »

Yomi Odunuga Veers into the selling of Yachts

Everyone knows him as Yomi, the owner of Bras Motors, but Yomi Odunuga has started another business that will certainly push him up among contemporaries. In the past few months, Yomi has veered into Yachts, the new toy of the Lagos high net worth individuals. The new company called Bras Yachts has already begun business and has already captured many ... Read More »

Tony Elumelu Returns to UBA’s Executive Floor, set to put dour GMD in Check

After many years of not too exciting numbers, things may indeed be looking up for UBA Plc as we have gathered that the new Chairman, banking Wizkid and Africapitalist, Tony Elumelu has returned to his position on the 18th floor of UBA House, Marina. We heard that the return of the man who turned UBA from a local to an ... Read More »

Military Will Retake Captured Territories – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday assured the nation that the Boko Haram insurgency will soon be over going by the briefings from military authority, insisting that the military will retake areas captured by the Boko Haram sect. Jonathan, who paid an unexpected visit to Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, gave this assurance during a visit to victims of Baga ... Read More »

Buhari Assures Nigerians Again

All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Gen. Muhammadu Buhari yesterday assured Nigerians of better days ahead, promising to fight insurgency, unemployment, corruption and improve electricity – if voted into power next month. Gen. Buhari, who addressed teeming supporters of the APC, who had been at the Osogbo Township Stadium venue of the rally since 10.00 am, said Nigerians do not deserve ... Read More »

20 Die in Cholera Outbreak in Rivers

No fewer than 20 persons have died from outbreak of cholera in Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, the state government has confirmed. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Sampson Parker, in a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Wednesday, said about 171 cases had been reported in some communities in the local government area. According to him, the ... Read More »

68.8m eligible to vote, says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday listed 68.8 million people as eligible to vote in next month’s general elections. The presidential and national assembly elections will hold on February 14 to be followed by the governorship and state assemblies’ elections on February 28. The number of voters is about five million less than the 2011 figures of 73.5million. About ... Read More »

From Agege to Ikoyi, The Story of Sujimoto, The Guy Who Wants to be Nigeria’s Donald Trump

Call him ambitious, focused and very hardworking you will not be wrong. Mr. Sijibomi Ogundele fondly called Sujimoto was born and bred in Agege, a suburb of Lagos, but has through a dint of luck, tenacity and back-breaking grit moved to hobnobbing and owning properties in Ikoyi, the most posh part of Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital. Now a venture capitalist, ... Read More »