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D’ Banj cancels koko concert over Mandela’s death

The Kokomaster, Dbanj

It is official! All those fans who have craved for another pulsating evening at this year’s Koko Concert better start having a change of plans because, the Kokomaster, D’Banj has cancelled the 2013 Koko Concert. The announcement made via twitter revealed that the artiste took the decision following the death of Africa’s great, Nelson Mandela and the fact that a ... Read More »

I stand for a stronger and more united Nigeria-president Jonathan

President Jonathan receiving the National Conference report at Aso villa yesterday

Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has revealed that his administration stands for one strong and united nation, and would do everything to ensure that citizens from all corners of the country succeed together. President Jonathan made the remark while receiving the report of the Presidential Advisory Committee on National Conference where he noted that the work of the conference marks ... Read More »

Oil revenue update: $10 billion still missing

CBN Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala & Petroleum Minister, Deziani Madueke

Though Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has revealed that the NNPC has mostly accounted for the $49billion allegedly declared missing by the CBN in a letter to Mr. President, she has however confessed that there is still a shortfall of $10.8 billion. Speaking at news conference after a meeting between officials of the NNPC, Finance Ministry, Petroleum Ministry, the ... Read More »

Uduaghan presents N391.5B budget of consolidation

Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan

Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has presented a N391.51bn budget proposal for the 2014 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly. The governor, who was accompanied by his Deputy, Prof. Amos Utuama (SAN); the chairman of the People’s Democratic Party in the state, Chief Peter Nwaoboshi, and top government functionaries to the House of Assembly complex for the ... Read More »

Iyabo Obasanjo calls father a wicked fool for writing letter to Jonathan

Senator Iyabo Obasanjo & father, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo

Apparently angered by her father’s caustic letter to current President and the hypocrisy it contains, Senator Iyabo Obasanjo, daughter of former President Olusegun Obasanjo has fired back at her father describing him as egoistic, a wicked manipulator and a liar. In the letter dated December 16,exclusively obtained by Vanguard Newspapers, Senator Iyabo accused her father of orchestrating a third term ... Read More »

Wyclef “YABS” Chris Brown, Jay-Z and 50 cents at Ovation Carol in Accra, Ghana

Wyclef Jean Performing at Ovation Carol & Awards, Accra

Wyclef Jean, the main act at this year’s Ovation Carol and Awards which was held at the State House Banquet Hall, Accra gave a great performance and also used the opportunity to rubbish some star musicians during a lively session. The Haitian-American who flew into Accra from Lagos was the surprise package of the evening which featured a rock band, ... 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 »

EFCC appeals the acquital of Finbank’s okey Nwosu

Ibrahim Lamorde

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, December 15, 2013 told a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja that it had filed an appeal at the Supreme Court against the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Lagos Division striking out the theft charge instituted against a former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of FinBank Plc, (now First ... Read More »

Real reasons we left PDP- Senator Bukola Saraki

Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki

Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, the Senator representing Kwara Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Bukola Saraki has revealed that lack of focus, impunity and the need to fight for the people were the main reason he and some other stalwarts left the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Address supporters at the Charity Home, Ilofa Road, Dr. Saraki who ... Read More »

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 »