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Tragedy hits Rotary & Lions Clubs, as Two Top shots die in one week

Tragedy has struck two well known international service organisations: Rotary International and Lions International as they have lost two big wigs in a space of one week. In the case of Lions International, the man who was to serve as, District 404 A1 Governor-elect, Dr Olusola Dada slumped and died shortly after he arrived on an Emirates flight EK783 (DX). ... Read More »

Protesting Mushin APC Members want Muiz Banire expelled

Scores of leaders and members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Mushin Local Government and Odi Olowo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State on Tuesday demanded the expulsion of the party’s National Legal Adviser, Muiz Banire from the party over series of anti-party activities and embezzlement of campaign funds. The protesters led by a chieftain of the party ... Read More »

Kanu agrees to facilitate Enyeama’s Super Eagles Return

Former Super Eagles Captain and Arsenal Star, Nwankwo Kanu has offered to beg Vincent Enyeama to return to the Squad following the shocking ailment that befell Carl Ikeme. Kanus said goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama remains a “world class” goaltender and Nigeria cannot afford to overlook him as the Super Eagles gun for qualification for the Africa Cup of Nations and FIFA ... Read More »

Lagos launches Community TV to increase grassroots development

The Lagos State Government on Monday unveiled a new television programme tagged ‘Lagos Community Updates’ to advance development at the grassroots and engender active participation of the people at the local level in governance. Speaking at the unveiling held at the State Secretariat in Alausa, Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Communities and Communications, Mr Kehinde Bamigbetan, said the ... Read More »

Tennis Great, Boris Becker claims he lost £millions in Nigeria oil deals

Tennis legend, Boris Becker, has claimed  he lost a huge part of his £100million fortune in dubious investments in Nigerian oil firms, according to German news magazine Der Spiegel . Der Spiegel – citing documents from soccer whistleblowing platform Football Leaks – said Becker struck the deal in 2013, which contributed to his recent bankruptcy. Spiegel said the ‘mega-deal’ was ... Read More »

Travel Ban:President Trump approaches Supreme Court Again

The administration of US President Donald Trump has appealed against a judge’s decision to exempt grandparents from the travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority countries. The US Justice Department has asked the Supreme Court to block a judge’s ruling that prevented President Donald Trump’s travel ban from being applied to grandparents of US citizens and refugees already being processed by resettlement ... Read More »

Diezani’s friends to lose $144m tainted cash in US Banks

US officials said Friday they plan to confiscate $144 million in corruption-tainted assets of Nigerian oil executives found in the United States including an $80 million yacht the “Galactica Star.” The yacht and a $50 million condominium overlooking New York’s famed Central Park were among the riches tied to contracts awarded by Nigeria’s former oil minister between 2011 and 2015, ... Read More »

Osinbajo praises wife on 50th birthday “You are my treasure”

Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has paid glowing tribute to his wife, Dolapo as she celebrates her 50th birthday today. Taking to his official Twitter page, he wrote, “My gift from God, watching over me, my support st my side, my wings, my wife.Happy Read More »

Roger Federer swings into Wimbledon Final

Swiss Legend and the pride of Africa, Roger Federer has kept his hopes of winning an 8th title as he cruised into the finals of Wimbledon The silky smooth player  out-thought and out-fought  Czech Tomas Berdych in straight sets. 7-6, 7-6, 6-4. He will meet Marin Cilic in the finals on Sunday.And if he wins, he will make history as ... Read More »

Lagos Speaker Backs State Police

Lagos State Speaker, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Ajayi Obasa has joined the call by prominent Nigerians for the creation of State Police noting that it will help to reduce the security challenges the country is currently facing. Rt. Hon. Obasa who was speaking at the 2nd Edition of the Lagos State House of Assembly Media & Civil Society Organisations Parley stated ... Read More »