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NNPC, central bank meeting over mission oil funds ends in deadlock

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

Attempt by the Federal Government to resolve the controversy generated by the claim by the Central Bank Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, that the sum of $49.8 billion had not been remitted by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to the Federal purse ended in deadlock yesterday The meeting, which was summoned on the orders of the Presidency following a strong letter ... Read More »

Swiss government creates special zones for prostitutes

SEX TRADE NEW REGULATIONS

The government of Switzerland has introduced new regulations for sex workers which are designed to provide some safety to women who work in the sex trade, and to bring a measure of peace to Zurich, the city centre. Although prostitution is legal in Switzerland, critics say the law actually offers little protection to the women themselves. For several years, some ... Read More »

Presidency, APC fight dirty over call for impeachment

President Goodluck Jonathan

Following the audacious call yesterday by Interim Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed for the National Assembly to do the needful by beginning impeachment proceedings against the President, the presidency has fired back, calling the opposition party irresponsible and desperate. Alhaji Mohammed in his statement said “The talk out there now is that Nigeria has never had it so bad. But ... Read More »

Former first lady, Amina Yakowa recounts her trials and tribulations

Amina Yakowa

Mrs. Amina Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa, former First Lady and wife of late Kaduna State Governor, Patrick Yakowa has revealed the pains she has endured since her husband’s death 365 days ago. Yakowa who died in a tragic plane crash December 15, 2012 in Nembe village, Bayelsa State a few months after Amina celebrated her 60th birthday with a historic visit ... Read More »

Was Wizkid drunk at GTB party

Wande Coal & Wizkid

Tongues seem to be wagging in Nigeria following the below par performance of rave of the moment and Star Boy Supremo, Wizkid at last Friday’s GT Bank End of year party held at the British International School, Lekki, Lagos. Those who attended the party revealed that the event was filled with loads of fun as Flavour, Olamide and Wande Coal ... Read More »

Inside details of Kola Aluko’s $100million yacht, Galactica Star

Jay z and Beyonce on family holiday

When you want to make a statement, it is better to make it loud and clear so that everyone will stop and pay attention-and that is what oil Baron Kola Aluko has done by acquiring the luxurious super yacht, Galactica Star. Those in the business reveal that this 65metre-long beauty cost him slightly over $50 million and it is the ... Read More »

Mariah Carey pockets $1.2M for Oando private show in Lagos

Mariah Carey

This morning as you click to read this story, multiple-award-winning artiste, Mariah Carey is lounging in her hotel suite tucked away in highbrow Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria and from all indications she would be wearing a wonderful smile. The reason for her upbeat demeanour is because she has just pocked a cool $1.2million dollars (plus other additional payments for promotions) to ... Read More »

Rumble over petro-dolllars: NNPC group managing director replies Sanusi

Andrew Yakubu, NNPC GMD

The popular view that Nigerian oil industry is enmeshed in murky waters and all manner of abracadabra was brought to fore for last week with the letter of Central Bank Governor, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi to the their President where he accused the NNPC of failing to remit oil revenue to the tune of $49 biilion to the CBN. Now ... Read More »

The traditional wedding pictures of RMD’s son

Teju Babyface & RMD

THE TRADITIONAL WEDDING PICTURES OF RMD’S SON Oghenekome Rena , the second son of popular Nollywood Star, Richard Mofe-Damijo and Delta State Commissioner of Tourism began his journey to matrimony yesterday, Thursday, December 12, 2013 with a traditional wedding at the Grandeur Event Centre. Rena got married to Eniola Oluwafunmilayo Abiodun at a lovely ceremony which was attended by many ... Read More »

Nigerians rain abuse on Obasanjo over letter to Jonathan

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo

It is a fact that many Nigerians are not happy with the state of the nation and how the Goodluck Jonathan-led Government has fared so far but it is now clear that Mr. President still has far more supporters than former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. The fact that Obasanjo’s image has hit an all-time low was evident by the barrage ... Read More »