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2015: Fashola and The Work Awaiting His Succesor

That Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has raised the bar of governance in the state is no longer news to Lagosians. That Lagos has also been better off and has witnessed massive infrastructural development under the present administration is also not in question. Since taking the mantle from Bola Ahmed Tinubu in 2007, the Fashola administration has churned out ... Read More »

Amaechi denies having problems with wife

Governor Rotimi_Amaechi_and_wife at christmas. Courtesy Governor's facebook page

Rivers State Governor, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has publicly declared that his marriage is not facing any difficulties and that it is getting stronger than ever. On December 24th when his wife, Lady Judith Amaechi added another year, Governor Amaechi went on Twitter to state his unconditional love. According to him ” “Happy birthday to the most beautiful, loving, caring, trustworthy ... Read More »

Governor Akpabio has no vice presidential ambition –aides insist

Governor Godswill Akpabio

Following the alleged tongue-thrashing of Akwa Ibom State Governor, Obong Godswill Akpabio by First Lady Patience Jonathan where she frontally accused the Governor of working against the interest of her husband and nursing a vice presidential ambition, the Governor’s aides have come to his defence, referring to the allegation as pure lies. Speaking about the accusation,Pastor Anietie Ukpe, a former ... Read More »

Trouble hits Access Bank following Mariah Carey concert

Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede

These are not the best of times for Access Bank Plc and its out-going Group Managing Director/CEO, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede. Barely two weeks after his multi-million dollar sendforth party which had Grammy winner, Mariah Carey as headline act, the bank has known no peace. The party which www.thelightnews.com exclusively reported was attended by a select few who treated to cuisines, drinks ... Read More »

Chief of naval staff, vice-admiral Dele Ezeoba celebrates 35th wedding anniversary

Vice Admiral Dele Ezeoba

On Sunday, December 29, 2013, Nigeria’s Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Dele Joseph Ezeoba will be wearing a new garb, not the spotless white naval uniform he is used to but that of a wonderful husband! Yes the amiable Officer and Gentleman, his wife, Mrs. Vivian Ifeyinwa Ezeoba and children are hosting the cream of Nigerian society as they ... Read More »

Yobo Joseph is Cardiff city’s new target

Joseph Yobo

Just a few hours after sacking its embattled Manager, Malky Mackay, Premier League side Cardiff City are reportedly reigniting its bid for out-of- favour Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo. Reports have it that Yobo may be set to make a return to the English Premier League at least according to authoritative Turkish website Fanatik.com. The site reported that Cardiff, which ... Read More »

Manager of Wizkid and Waje escapes death after auto crash

Godwin Tom escape auto crash

Godwin Tom, the Manager of starboy Wizkid and sultry singer Waje would never forget the last Christmas, December 25th 2013 in a hurry. That was the day the man escaped then when he was involved in terrible motor accident with his Toyota Car-and fortunately for him he came out unscathed. Tom who posted the damaged car on Instgram was full ... Read More »

Gbemi Saraki scheming for ministerial position

The Sarakis battle for the soul of Kwara

Former Senator and Kwara State Gubernatorial Candidate, Gbemi Saraki has effectively returned to the ruling PDP and is infact scheming to be made a minister. Inside sources revealed that the card that Gbemi is playing with Abuja is that she is the only person who can battle her brother and former Governor, Senator (Dr.) Abubakar Bukola Saraki in Kwara. Those ... Read More »

“Please forgive me” deposed Deji of Akure begs governor Mimiko

The Deposed Deji, Adesina

For committing acts deemed as unbecoming of a monarch, Oluwadare Adesina was deposed as the Deji of Akure in 2010-and following the death of his successor, he wants to make a return to the throne. The deposed Deji has now taken a bold step to seek a reversal of fortunes by writing to the Ondo State Government where he has ... Read More »

Letter latest: Al Mustapha challenges Obasanjo to public debate

Major Hamza Al Mustapha

Former Chief Security Officer to late Head of State Gen Sani Abacha, Hamza Al-Mustapha, has challenged former president Olusegun Obasanjo to a public debate over allegations he made in his letter to President Goodluck Jonathan. A-Mustapha was reacting to the portion of the letter where former President Obasanjo said that President Goodluck Jonathan was hobnobbing with murderers and also putting ... Read More »