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Nollywood Star Deported From US over Wire Fraud

Nollywood actress, Lola Margaret, who is now an ex-convict because of her incident with the US Police over alleged fraud case she was involved in. The actress who was arrested over a strong surveillance was placed on her account after huge sums were being withdrawn consistently before she was napped. Hints has it that the actress has since been released ... Read More »

Osinbajo bars journalists from daughter’s wedding

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo made good his intention to keep his daughter’s wedding private by barring accredited State House Correspondents from the traditional wedding that took place yesterday.   Newsmen were told that the Osinbajos and the groom’s family opted for a low-key event, hence, barring of the Villa media. The ceremony started with the traditional wedding at his ... Read More »

Amosun celebrates Tunde Kelani at 70

  Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has rejoiced with renowned cinematographer and photographer, Mr. Tunde Kelani, as he turned 70 years old. Amosun, in a statement signed by the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Otunba Adedayo Adeneye, described Kelani as an epitome of cinema, who has also used his exemplary skills to promote the rich Yoruba cultural heritage ... Read More »

American Comedian Brings Wong Street Journal to Lagos Theatre Festival

Renowned American performance artist and comedian, Kristina Wong, is visiting Lagos this week to participate in the Lagos Theatre Festival.   The festival runs from  February 27 to March 4. Supported by the United States Consulate General Lagos, Wong will conduct master classes for performing arts students, faculty, and theatrical directors at the University of Lagos, Lufodo Academy of Performing Arts, ... Read More »

Boko Haram seize 94 School Girls in Yobe State

Authorities of Government Girls Science and Technical Secondary School at Dapchi town in Bursari local government area of Yobe state say at least 94 schoolgirls are missing after an attack by Boko Haram. The insurgents attacked the town on Monday and targeted the all-girls school after arriving the town around 7 pm with over 18 gun trucks. A community source ... Read More »

“Black Panther” rakes in $218m in one week

Disney-Marvel’s Afrocentric movie, ; “Black Panther” is heading for a super-heroic $218 million debut at 4,020 North American locations, estimates showed Sunday. The figure means that “Black Panther,” starring Chadwick Boseman and directed by Ryan Coogler, has doubled its original tracking estimates in less than a month. The film, which carries an estimated $200 million production cost, had been tracking ... Read More »

LG Traffic Officials still bamnef from Lagos Roads-LASTMA, GM

  The directive of the Lagos State Government ordering Local Government traffic officials to vacate roads in the State and desist from controlling and enforcing traffic laws is still very much in force, General Manager of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Mr Olawale Musa has said.   Addressing motorists and commuters at the agency’s head office in Oshodi who ... Read More »

“Relocate To Kano”-Governor Ganduje to Fulani Herdsmen

The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Sunday called on all Fulani herdsmen in some parts of the country, especially in Benue and Taraba states, to relocate to Kano State. Ganduje said Kano State had “vast grazing land” to accommodate herdsmen and their cattle. The governor stated this during the monitoring of the state’s “free vaccination of over one million ... Read More »

Ogun Partners 8 IPPs for Generation of 276MW Electricity

  In it’s continued efforts towards tackling the epileptic power supply in the state, the Ogun State Government has entered into an agreement with eight Independent Power Providers (IPPs) to generate and distribute power to residents. The project, tagged “Light-Up Ogun”, is to generate a total of  276 mega watts of electricity from gas, solar, waste to energy and joule ... Read More »

FG re-arraigns Senator Misau for Falsehood against Police Boss

The Federal Government on Monday re-arraigned Senator Isah Misau at the FCT High Court, Maitama, on amended charge of injurious falsehood. Misau, the senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, was arraigned on a five-count of injurious falsehood on October 19, 2017. The charges were amended to seven during Monday’s proceedings. The prosecuting counsel, Dr. Alex Izinyon (SAN), had told the ... Read More »