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I have no interest in Ijebuland kingship and not positioning my son-Subomi Balogu

I have no interest in Ijebuland kingship and not positioning my son-Subomi Balogu

Founder of FCMB Group Plc, Otunba Subomi Balogun at the weekend dispelled claims by some individuals that he was projecting one of his sons as a successor to the throne of Awujale of Ijebu-Ode. Balogun, an octogenarian and philanthropist, noted that it was callous and wicked for any person to speculate the successor of the Awujale of Ijebu-Ode, Oba Sikiru ... Read More »

“I Will Knockout Wilder Before 7th Round,” Anthony Joshua Boasts

“I Will Knockout Wilder Before 7th Round,” Anthony Joshua Boasts

Two-time heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, has boasted that he will knockout WBC champion, Deontay Wilder, before the seventh round whenever they fight. The British-Nigerian boxer reclaimed his WBA, IBF and WBO belts after defeating Andy Ruiz in a rematch last month in Saudi Arabia and is now expected to fight the undefeated American in a grudge match this year. The ... Read More »

Trump threatens to attack 52 Iran sites if they target 35 USA’s

Trump threatens to attack 52 Iran sites if they target 35 USA’s

President Donald Trump has threatened to hit 52 critical targets in Iran in retaliation if Tehran strikes any American interests in the region, upping the stakes after Iran said it had identified 35 targets for potential strikes and raised the red ‘flags of revenge’ over a key mosque ‘ Let this serve as a WARNING that if Iran strikes any ... Read More »

ASD boss accuses Shehu Sani of name dropping CJN to collect bribe money

ASD boss accuses Shehu Sani of name dropping CJN to collect bribe money

The alleged extortion case involving former Senator Shehu Sani became messier over the weekend as his accuser also said he name dropped the Chief Justice of Nigeria’s name to collect additional money to influence judges from him. The development came just as the Chairman/CEO of ASD Motors, Alhaji Sani Dauda, debunked the claims of Shehu Sani, insisting that he is ... Read More »

Professor, Two Others Killed In Kaduna Gas Plant Explosion

Professor, Two Others Killed In Kaduna Gas Plant Explosion

  At least three people were killed and several others injured when an illegal gas plant caught fire and exploded on Saturday in Kaduna State. The incident occurred at the Sabon Tasha area of Chikun Local Government Area of the state, a few kilometres away from the Kaduna refinery. Among the casualties was a university professor who came to have ... Read More »

Omo-Agege Lists Timeline Of Major Events Since He Became Deputy Senate President

Omo-Agege Lists Timeline Of Major Events Since He Became Deputy Senate President

2019 TIMELINE OF OUR PROGRESSIVE MISSION By Senator Ovie Omo-Agege *11TH JUNE, 2019* I was elected the Deputy President of The Senate (9th Assembly) by an overwhelming majority of my Distinguished colleagues. *17TH JUNE, 2019* I played host to the leadership of the Senate Press Corps *19TH JUNE, 2019* The FCT Abuja High Court nullified all actions taken against me by ... Read More »

NIDCOM disclaims ‘ Door Of Return Nigeria- 2020’ program

NIDCOM disclaims ‘ Door Of Return Nigeria- 2020’ program

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has issued a disclaimer on a proposed program tagged ‘Door Of Return Nigeria- 2020’ The disclaimer titled BEWARE OF FAKE OF DOOR OF RETURN-NIGERIA 2020 PROGRAMME signed by Abdur-Rahman Balogun,Head, Media and Public Relations ,NIDCOM, the agency reads: “The attention of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has been drawn to a purported *Door of ... Read More »

Pantami Justifies Digital Economy Drive, Plans Training For Journalists

Pantami Justifies Digital Economy Drive, Plans Training For Journalists

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy (HMCDE), Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), has justified the necessity, appropriateness and significance of the re-designation of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy (FMoCDE) in October 2019 by President Muhammadu Buhari, as he recalled the modest strides of the Ministry and strategy for accomplishing the digital economy ... Read More »

Death is inevitable, says Niger State Gov at prayer session for late wife of ADC

Death is inevitable, says Niger State Gov at prayer session for late wife of ADC

Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger State has described death as inevitable. He stated this at the third-day Special prayer session for the repose of the soul of Malama Fatima Mohammed, the wife of his aide-de-camp (ADC) ,Liman Tanko. The prayer session held was at the ADC’s residence at the Crystal FM area, Maitumbi, Minna. Gov Sani-Bello commiserated with the entire ... Read More »

Ogun Speaker recalls lawmakers for screening of LG Caretaker appointees,others

Ogun Speaker recalls lawmakers for screening of LG Caretaker appointees,others

In order to attend to urgent State assignments, the Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo, has recalled members of the State House of Assembly from their end of the year break to resume on Monday, 6th January, 2020. The resumption according to a release signed by the Ag. Clerk of the Assembly, Mr. Deji ... Read More »

NERC orders DisCos to increase tariff from Jan 1

NERC orders DisCos to increase tariff from Jan 1

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the 11 electricity distribution companies (DisCos) to increase their tariff effective from January 1, 2020. The NERC published the new tariffs for the different DisCos and categories of customers on its website via its order dated 31st December, 2019, which its chairman, Prof. James Momoh and Secretary Dafe Akpeneye issued in Abuja ... Read More »

Access Bank named Most Sustainable at 2019 CBN Sustainability Awards

Access Bank named Most Sustainable at 2019 CBN Sustainability Awards

Access Bank Plc., was recently acknowledged as the Most Sustainable Bank in Nigeria for the third consecutive time at the 2019 Central Bank of Nigeria Sustainability Awards, held at the 2019 Bankers Committee Gala Night in Ogere, Ogun State. The bank was also awarded first position in other categories, such as the ‘Most Sustainable Transaction of the Year in Agriculture’ ... Read More »

Pen cinema flyover will be ready  soon-Sanwo-Olu

Pen cinema flyover will be ready soon-Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured residents and motorists plying Agege Pen Cinema axis that the the Agege Pen Cinema flyover bridge will be completed and commissioned for use by June ending or early July 2020. The governor who toured the project site on Friday in company of his cabinet members said the bridge has reached 70 per cent ... Read More »

Oniru Kingship tussle: Abisogun family reaffirms Ajasa as Oniru- Elect

Oniru Kingship tussle: Abisogun family reaffirms Ajasa as Oniru- Elect

When HRM Oba Idowu Abiodun Oniru went to rest with his ancestors on September 23 2019, the highly revered Oniru stool became automatically vacant. In a search of who paddles the boat of Iru Land as the Oniru of Iru, the Abisogun ruling house, after several consultation and deliberations, declared cosmopolitan super Cop, Prince Hakeem Ajasa as the Oniru Elect. ... Read More »

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, NAWOJ, TAKE OVER CASE OF TWO CHILDREN SET ABLAZE BY PLATEAU COMMUNITY

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, NAWOJ, TAKE OVER CASE OF TWO CHILDREN SET ABLAZE BY PLATEAU COMMUNITY

The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, and Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ, have waded into the case of two minors set ablaze by some elders of Waduruk village in Plateau State after they were accused of being witches and responsible for the lack of development in the 100-year-old Plateau State community. Two children were identified as five-year-old Mary Gyang ... Read More »

Christians enjoy more holidays in Nigeria than Muslims – MURIC

Christians enjoy more holidays in Nigeria than Muslims – MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has claimed that Christians in Nigeria enjoy more holidays than Muslims in the country. Ishaq Akintola, MURIC leader, said this in a statement released yesterday. This was in reaction to an earlier claim by the Christian Association of Nigeria that Christians were being persecuted in the country. “CAN claims it is being persecuted but fails ... Read More »

We won’t expose troubled communities to more risks with withdrawal of troops- Buhari

We won’t expose troubled communities to more risks with withdrawal of troops- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured Nigerians that withdrawal of the military from areas where peace had been restored will not be done in a manner that will expose communities to more risks of attacks. The president said the withdraw exercise will be gradual and carefully planned, not abrupt or arbitrary to jeopardise the success already recorded by the military. Reacting ... Read More »

Gov  Okowa extols Delta SSG, Chiedu Ebie at 49

Gov Okowa extols Delta SSG, Chiedu Ebie at 49

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) Mr Chiedu Ebie, as he clocks 49 years on Thursday, Jan. 2. He said that Ebie, a former Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, was an illustrious Deltan, who was ever committed to the good governance, growth and development of Delta. In a statement by ... Read More »