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Supporters protest as Lamido is remanded in Prison custody

Protest erupted in Dutse, the Jigawa State Capital as former Governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido was brought to court, charged and remanded in prison custody. A source revealed that as soon as the news that he had been denied bail filtered to the crowd that had gathered around the Chief Magistrate Court Two premises, they became restive and began to chant ... Read More »

Battle Royale: Ogundokun to Oluwo “You cant strip me of my titles”

Publisher and former Publicity Secretary of the defunct National Party of Nigeria, Chief Abiola Ogundokun, has said that the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, is not competent to strip him of his traditional and religious chieftaincy titles. Ogundokun, who said this in a statement in Osogbo on Tuesday, stated that the monarch moved against him because he advised him ... Read More »

Senate suspends passage of Nigerian Peace Corps Bill

The Senate has  suspended the passage of the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill, over the allegation of fraud in the recruitment exercise by the organisation which is being prosecuted in a court. The bill sharply divided senators at the plenary. Both the Senate and the House of Representatives had separately passed the bill before the harmonisation of its provisions. But rather ... Read More »

Ambode endorses Kunle Afolayan’s new film “Roti” as Exclusive Premiere holds May 5th

The Governor of Lagos State,Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has endorsed “ROTI” the latest film in the Africa Magic and Kunle Afolayan Collaboration. The Psycholgical thriller has been chosen as part of the events for the on-going Lagos@50 celebrations and Lagosians are in for an exciting time as an Exclusive Premiere has been scheduled for this week. Date: 5th of May 2017. ... Read More »

Falana, others want Buhari to take urgent medical leave

Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and rights lawyer, Femi Falana, academic, Jibrin Ibrahim and activist, Debo Adeniran  have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to take an urgent medical leave from governance. Buhari returned from medical vacation, in the  United Kingdom, in March. And, since his return, the president has only made a few public appearances, fuelling speculations about his health when he ... Read More »

How to boost Job Creation through ICT -Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has stressed the importance of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in transforming Nigeria’s economy and creating more job opportunities for the nation’s youth. In a press statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki in a discussion with some visiting foreign dignitaries stated that developing an open ... Read More »

How NIA Boss hid Ikoyi cash from Buhari, NSA

The Presidency has debunked the claim by the suspended Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ayo Oke, that the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, was aware of the $43.4m stashed away at a private apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos. A government official told journalists yesterday that in the first instance, “Oke did not brief the NSA at all about the existence ... Read More »

I am still searching for Mr. Right-Rita Dominic

Nollywood star,  Rita Dominic has revealed that she would not be stampeded by anyone to get married. In an interview with a lifestyle Magazine, the multiple award-winning actress, however, is hopeful that God will present the right man to her at the right time. She said, “I believe that God is in charge of my life and will present the ... Read More »

Why did this 100-Level UNILAG student commit suicide?

A 100-level Business Administration student of University of Lagos (UNILAG), Ariyibi Ayomide has reportedly taken her own life after she was shamed publicly by her roommates. The Employee Relations and Human Resources Management major had been accused of taking makeup kits and clothes that didn’t belong to her. Her roommates at Amina Hall  had then taken it up against her ... Read More »

How Anthony Joshua knocked out Vladmir Klitscko

Anthony Joshua has knocked down Ukranian Vladmir Klitschko to become the IBF and WBA champion. The stunning world heavyweight title fight at Wembley Stadium, London saw both men suffering knockdowns early in the fight before recovering to take an epic contest to the 11th round, when the British-Nigerian fighter came out on top. Making the third defence of his IBF ... Read More »