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Popular US Senator, John McCain hit by brain Cancer

US Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war and the maverick 2008 Republican presidential nominee, has been diagnosed with brain cancer, his office announced Wednesday. The 80-year-old lawmaker from Arizona underwent surgery to remove a blood clot from above his left eye last week and tests “revealed that a primary brain tumor known as a glioblastoma was associated with the blood clot,” the ... Read More »

Senate to Partner Refugee Commission on IDPs, Migrants

  The Senate has expressed its total commitment to collaborate with the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) to ensure effective coordination of intervention efforts geared  towards protection, rehabilitation and reintegration of migrants and IDPs in the country. The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, made the remarks when the Federal Commissioner for Refugees, Migrants & Internally ... Read More »

AFRIMA 2017 records unprecedented entries

The 2017 edition of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, is already in the works to becoming an epoch-making awards event after receiving nearly 5,000 entries from African music artistes and music professionals at the close of the two-month entry submission process on Monday, July 17. The African Union and the International Committee of AFRIMA had opened the 2017 AFRIMA ... Read More »

Tunde Folawiyo & Partners at war over Lagos oilfield

Tunde Folawiyo, the GMD/CEO of Yinka Folawiyo Group is not happy with the sstate of progress at the Aje oil field following court cases iby some of its parrtners. Its subsidiary, Yinka Folawiyo Petroleum Company Limited, a wholly owned indigenous firm, is the operator of the OML 113. Other partners are New Age Exploration Nigeria Limited and PR Oil & ... Read More »

We support Lai Mohammed’s position- Baba Dee & Greg Odutayo

Two professional practitioners in the entertainment industry, Baba Deem Dare  Fasasi, a musician  and actor as well as Greg Odutayo,  a Film Maker, writer/Producer have backed the initiave of Minister of Information  and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed’s position on ensuring that Nigerians should produce movies and videos at home instead of foreign lands. Taking to Facebook, Fasasi wrote: Generation chatty ... Read More »

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 »