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BONO, BILL GATES PAY TRIBUTE TO OKONJO-IWEALA AND DANGOTE …AS THEY ARE NAMED IN TIME 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE

Two Nigerians, Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala and African Richest Man, billionaire businessman, Alhaji Aliko Dangote have been named among the 100 Most Influential People in the world by the popular Time Magazine. The list released by the international news magazine features a diverse people categorized as Titans, Pioneers, Leaders and Icons. While Dr. Okonjo-Iweala was named in the ... Read More »

ARRESTED HERDMEN CONFESS MEMBERSHIP OF BOKO HARAM

Is the picture above that of the arrested Fulani herdsmen or not? That is the question asked  by many people as a statement credited to the Director Defence Information, Major general Chris Olukolade hit the media yesterday evening. Olukolade’s statement which was to inform Nigerians that a group of Fulani herdsmen arrested from a camp in the Wukari Area of ... Read More »

OGUN POLITICIAN BATTERS WIFE TO PULP

Easter Sunday is a day that many Christian families celebrate and enjoy  the resurrection of Christ, for others, it just a day to lounge at home and have some alone-time with family and friends, but that was not the case in the home of top politican, Bashorun Bayo Awosanya. Sources said it was on this very important of days that ... Read More »

FACE 2014 Award Holds In Atlanta USA

This year’s Festival of Arts And Culture Exhibition Award (FACE Africa ) scheduled to hold in Atlanta Georgia USA which will showcase Nigeria’s cultural heritage and tourism has been aptly described as the ‘Giant of Africa’ and the heart of Africa for a good reason. It is richly endowed with ecological and cultural resources, which are of universal recognition from threads of ... Read More »

JONATHAN APPLAUDS BUHARI’S CALL FOR UNITY AGAINST TERRORISM

President Goodluck Jonathan has applauded the frank call days back by former Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari for national unity against terrorism in the country. In a statement issued by Dr Reuben Abati, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity in Abuja, President Goodluck Jonathan believes that the position taken by Gen. Buhari in an article ... Read More »

Rivers promises free education for Chibok’s female students who escaped Boko Haram

Governor Rotimi Amaechi

Gov. Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers on Wednesday said his administration was ready to enroll the female students who escaped from abductors in Chibok in Borno last week into its free education scheme. Amaechi made the pledge in Port Harcourt at the opening ceremony of the Port Harcourt World Book Capital 2014. He said the government had completed seven new model secondary ... Read More »

Benzema gives Madrid slender Lead

The France international poked home Fabio Coentrao’s cross in the first half for the only goal of the game to inflict only a second defeat in the competition for Pep Guardiola’s side, and his first as a coach at Santiago Bernabeu. Bayern bossed possession but failed to create many meaningful chances, and Madrid could have won more comfortably had Cristiano ... Read More »

KOFI ANAN’S SON LINKED TO $MULTI-MILLIONAIRE FORGERY AND OIL SCANDAL

Kojo, the first son of former Secretary-general of the United Nations is not having the best of times as he has allegedly been linked to a multi-billion dollar oil deal that allegedly involved document forgery in Ghana. We gathered that the mess was blown open following the announcement by a Canadian Company, Gondwana Oil Corporation, that it had acquired 70 per ... Read More »

WIKE HAS NO BACKING OF IJAW ELDERS FOR GOVERNORSHIP

Elders of Ijaws in Rivers State have said that the Supervising Minister of Education Nyesom Wike does not have their backing to run for Governor in 2015. The elders, in an advertorial in a national daily on their behalf by the Andoni-Opobo-Nkoro Leaders of Thought, said it is the turn of the riverine area to lead the state. The statement by Prof ... Read More »

THE CULT CALLED NNPC MUST BE CUT TO SIZE-NWOBODO

One time Governor of old Anambra state, Chief Jim Nwobo has called for conference delegates to beam a serious searchlight on the activities of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Nwobodo who called NNPC a cult while making remarks at the on-going National conference stated that successive Nigerian government had found NNPC a tough nut to crack and that if ... Read More »