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Kemi Jayeoba sets to lead GOMAN

Kemi Jayeoba sets to lead GOMAN

By Tope Olukole Lady Evangelist Kemi Jayeoba is an administrator par excellence. A former commissioner in Oyo State with four different portfolios – Commerce, Industry, cooperatives and tourism; a gospel music artiste, whose albums remain the toast in churches, conferences and Christian gathering across the country and beyond. She is today gunning to be the number one gospel music artiste ... Read More »

Celebrating Wole Soyinka at 86. By Kayode Fayemi

Celebrating Wole Soyinka at 86. By Kayode Fayemi

  Africa’s most iconic literary maestro and one of the world’s most influential citizens is 86 today. With his ageless physique, it is almost difficult to acknowledge that our own Oluwole Akinwande Soyinka, affectionately called KONGI by his numerous admirers, is 86! Even though 86 might not be a remarkable milestone, it was in 1986 that the Nobel Prize came, ... Read More »

Rapper Kanye West Announces U.S. Presidential Bid

Rapper Kanye West Announces U.S. Presidential Bid

American rapper Kanye West, popular American rapper and a vocal supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump, has announced that he would run for president in 2020 in an apparent challenge to Trump and his presumptive Democratic rival, former Vice President Joe Biden. News agencies reported him as saying: “We must now realise the promise of America by trusting God, unifying ... Read More »

FG Eases Lockdown: Primary Six, JSS 3, SSS3 To Resume

FG Eases Lockdown: Primary Six, JSS 3, SSS3 To Resume

…Ends interstate lockdown The Federal Government has approved “safe reopening” of schools nationwide in the next phase of the gradual easing of lockdown yesterday. However, only pupils in Primary 6, Junior Secondary School 3 and Senior Secondary School 3 will resume. Higher institutions, day care centres and other classes in primary and secondary schools will remain closed. Also, government lifted ... Read More »

FCT Minister To Prosecute Naira Marley, Others Over COVID-19 Protocol Violations

FCT Minister To Prosecute Naira Marley, Others Over COVID-19 Protocol Violations

Just as it has arraigned the organisers of a Concert at the Jabi Lake Mall, Abuja before a Mobile Court, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, Federal Capital Territory FCT minister, has vowed to prosecute Naira Marley and all those involved in violating the Covid-19 guidelines. Anthony Ogunleye, Chief Press Secretary to the minister, said in a statement that “the FCT Administration ... Read More »

I won’t travel in your plane again for calling us useless people – Naira Marley

I won’t travel in your plane again for calling us useless people – Naira Marley

Azeez Fashola, also known as Naira Marley, has lambasted Mr Sam Iwuajoku, chairman and chief executive officer of Executive Jets Services Limited, for calling his team “a bunch of useless people”. Yesterday, Hadi Sirika, minister of aviation, had announced the suspension of the airline during a Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 briefing in Abuja for flying the musician and his ... Read More »

FG Congratulates Mo Abudu Over Netflix Deal

FG Congratulates Mo Abudu Over Netflix Deal

The Federal Government has congratulated media entrepreneur and filmmaker Mo Abudu over her partnership with leading global streaming service Netflix to create two original series as well as multiple Netflix-branded films. In a statement issued in Abuja on Friday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the partnership, for on-screen adaptation of Wole Soyinka’s ‘Death and The ... Read More »

George Floyd’s Death :Michael Jordan Donates $100 Million to Racial-Equality Causes

George Floyd’s Death :Michael Jordan Donates $100 Million to Racial-Equality Causes

Michael Jordan and the Jordan brand, produced by Nike Inc., released a joint statement Friday pledging to donate $100 million over 10 years to “organizations dedicated to ensuring racial equality, social justice and greater access to education.” Jordan has previously been criticized in the past for what was seen as his reluctance to advocate for social causes. The pledge is ... Read More »

Majek Fashek – My Encounter  By Tunde Alabi-hundeyin Dudu  (Dudu Productions)

Majek Fashek – My Encounter By Tunde Alabi-hundeyin Dudu (Dudu Productions)

  My first musical video produced on any reggae artiste was on TERRA KOTTA. Actually the first reggae artiste in Nigeria. The second was Majek Fashek in 1991. He was followed by other Rasta greats like, Ras kimono, Orits Wiliki, Evi Edna-Ogholi, Mandators, Peterside Ottong etc Dean Disi, then PR manager of SONY music wanted me to come to their ... Read More »

Kanye West donates $2 million, pays college tuition for George Floyd’s daughter

Kanye West donates $2 million, pays college tuition for George Floyd’s daughter

Kanye West has made a $2 million donation to support the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, a representative for West told CNN.   The donation includes funding for legal fees for Arbery and Taylor’s families, along with black-owned businesses in crisis in his native Chicago and other cities. West’s representative said he established a 529 education ... Read More »

POLICE NAB 19-YEAR-OLD SUSPECT BEHIND BLACKMAIL OF SALAWA ABENI WITH NUDE PHOTOS

POLICE NAB 19-YEAR-OLD SUSPECT BEHIND BLACKMAIL OF SALAWA ABENI WITH NUDE PHOTOS

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS)of the Nigeria Police Force made a breakthrough over the week as they arrested , Olufowoke Oladunjoye Emmanuel, a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Waka Queen, Alhaja Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.   The suspect, a resident of Brentfield Avenue, Peace Estate, Magboro, ... Read More »

Anthony Joshua  £107m And Odion Ighalo  With £18m  Networth Make Top 20 Richest Sport Star’s  List In England

Anthony Joshua £107m And Odion Ighalo With £18m Networth Make Top 20 Richest Sport Star’s List In England

They are one of the wealthiest clubs in the world so it perhaps unsurprising to see Manchester United dominate the Sunday Times Rich List for for those aged 30 or under.     There are five players inside the top 18 – with Paul Pogba leading the way from the Old Trafford outfit. The midfielder, 27, sits third in this ... Read More »

Omowura: Man who sat on 200 needles

Omowura: Man who sat on 200 needles

Omowura: Man who sat on 200 needles (A review of Festus Adedayo’s ‘Ayinla Omowura: Life and Times of an Apala Legend’) By Lasisi Olagunju, Ph.D   Five hundred and thirty five pages in seven chapters girded firmly, front and back, by a Preface, a Foreword, an Afterword and an Acknowledgment! This unusual structure makes this an   uncommon biography. The ... Read More »

13 days shocker: Neymar’s mother ‘dumps 23-year-old toyboy after discovering he had dated a string of men’

13 days shocker: Neymar’s mother ‘dumps 23-year-old toyboy after discovering he had dated a string of men’

 Neymar’s mother has dumped her toyboy lover after finding out he had dated a string of men, according to reports in Brazil. The PSG star gave his seal of approval to the relationship – which saw his 52-year-old mother Nadine Goncalves declare her love for 23-year-old Tiago Ramos less than a fortnight ago – 10 days ago. But it now ... Read More »

Nigerian-born British Billionaire Who Runs Cannabis Business With Mike Tyson Set To Buy Barcelona’s Nou Camp Naming Right

Nigerian-born British Billionaire Who Runs Cannabis Business With Mike Tyson Set To Buy Barcelona’s Nou Camp Naming Right

  Nigerian-born British billionaire, Alki David is confident he will obtain the naming rights for Barcelona’s Nou Camp stadium in a potentially record-breaking deal. . This is an opportunity that I am bullish about. It is an historic moment in the history of sport and it fits well with my current plans,’ said David, who was born in Nigeria but ... Read More »

Let the Orishas punish me if I’ve Any Affair with Wasiu Ayinde-Badirat Ajoke Alaafin’s wife reacts

Let the Orishas punish me if I’ve Any Affair with Wasiu Ayinde-Badirat Ajoke Alaafin’s wife reacts

Olori Badirat Ajoke, wife of the Alaafin, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has reacted to the rumours of an extra-marital affair with Fuji musician, Wasiu Ayinde Marshal. In a live phone conversation, Badirat Ajoke emphatically denied the story. And she swore by all the Yoruba gods and the orishas of the Alaafin’s palace. She asked the gods to punish her if she ... Read More »

K1 De Ultimate Denies Love Affair With Alaafin’s Wife, Seeks Legal Redress

K1 De Ultimate Denies Love Affair With Alaafin’s Wife, Seeks Legal Redress

Fuji Star, Wasiu Ayinde Anifowose, popularly Known as K1 De Ultimate has denied any amorous relationship with Olori Badiat Adeyemi, wife of Alaafin of Oyo. In a press statement signed by his spokesman, the fuji maestro said the peddlers are those who feel aggrieved by his Stardom. See the press release  below : The attention of Fuji Maestro and Mayegun ... Read More »

My Life :From Picking Refuse At Olusosun Dumpsite To Stardom – Victor Osimhen Narrates His Lucky Escape From Poverty

My Life :From Picking Refuse At Olusosun Dumpsite To Stardom – Victor Osimhen Narrates His Lucky Escape From Poverty

    Lille’s Victor Osimhen on his rise from a Lagos landfill, how he escaped barely imaginable poverty, rejecting Arsenal, interest from the Premier League and how he established himself as one of Europe’s brightest talents.  It was a suffocatingly warm afternoon in Lagos and the stench of the Olusosun landfill smothered the nearby village. The largest dump in all ... Read More »

Funke Akindele Hires Femi Falana To Appeal Conviction

Funke Akindele Hires Femi Falana To Appeal Conviction

Popular Nollywood actress and comic actor, Funke Akindele has hired human right activist, Femi Falana SAN, to quash her conviction for breaching social distancing law of Lagos state government Akindele and her husband, popularly called JJC Skillz, on April 4, held a party at their residence with over 20 persons in attendance. The duo later appeared in court charged with ... Read More »