OPINION HOW BUHARI FAILED HIS BOSSOM FRIEND AND CONFIDANTE TUNDE BAKARE

We all woke up on New Year’s Day  January 1, 2018, to the news of Pastor Tunde Bakare’s decision to contest future presidential elections based on divine inspiration. Pastor Bakare is not an ordinary Nigerian as a result of his standing in our society. He is a fiery, intelligent, radicalised and cerebral man of God, who says it as he sees it, no matter the weight and implication such statement… Continue Reading

Benue Elders Set for Showdown with Buhari

The elders and traditional rulers of Benue State have shown signs of being pushed to the wall by daring President Muhammadu Buhari for a showdown. On Monday, 15 February, President Buhari had an emergency meeting with a delegation of Benue political leaders, traditional rulers and elders led by Governor Samuel Ortom at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The roll calls at the meeting include Benue State Deputy Governor, Benson Abounu, former… Continue Reading

Power Sector Failed in 2017, Fashola Admits

The Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has tactically admitted that his ministry failed Nigerians by not living up to expectations in 2017. The former Governor of Lagos State confirmed that power ministry did not implement any capital project in the 2017 budget. He made this disclosure on Wednesday, 17 January, when he appeared before the Senate committee on works to defend the 2018 budget of the… Continue Reading

Why Deziani Madueke is in Love with Kola Aluko

The relationship between Diezani Alison-Madueke, former Minister for Petroleum under the government of President Goodluck Jonathan and Kolawole Akanni Aluko was very cordial. Their closeness was beyond the fact that both of them are into oil and gas business. Diezani and Aluko are said to be secret lovers, and they allegedly take some substances together. A source close to the duo told this magazine that the major reason Diezani doesn’t… Continue Reading

Real Reason Rev Mbaka Turned Against Buhari

The once upon a time sweet relationship between President Muhammadu Buhari and Reverend Ejike Mbaka, the Catholic priest and Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministries, Enugu, has gone sour. Mbaka, who was hitherto a supporter of former President Goodluck Jonathan, switched allegiance to Buhari on the eve of January 1, 2015, when he condemned Jonathan in a message titled ‘From good luck to bad luck.’ He subsequently asked Nigerians to… Continue Reading

Real Reason Former FCMB boss, Ladi Balogun’s Marriage Crashed

It is an established fact that the marriage of Ladi Balogun, former Managing Director of First City Monument Bank (FCMB) and his wife, Banke has hit the rocks. But what many people are not aware of is the real factor behind the breakup. There have been accusations and counter-accusations, as well as speculations from friends over what made the marriage crash. For instance, it was alleged in some quarters that… Continue Reading

Innoson Group in $300m credit controversy

Observers are beginning to query what has happened to the $300m foreign facility obtained by indigenous auto manufacturing group, Innoson Vehicle manufacturing (IVM) in 2016 for the local production and supply of a minimum Set-Top Boxes to support the FG’s Digital Switch Over (DSO) project being handled by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). National Daily gathered that the amount was part of Innoson Group partnership with a Consortium of Chinese Investors… Continue Reading

Ebhota Joseph’s Life Threatened over Homosexuality ……Declared wanted by the police

Ebhota Joseph Odion Osaze, a native of Edo State has absconded following threats to his life over his involvement in homosexual activities, a crime that attracts 14-year jail term in Nigeria. Ebhota, born in 1983 in Uromi, Esan West, Edo State, was said to have been indulging in the act since 1998 when he was just 16. But nemesis caught up with Ebhota in 2013 when his girlfriend exposed his… Continue Reading

City Fashion Designer DESIRAYCOLE COUTURE holds fashion show Dec 16th

The Island based fashion designer who is the choice of island big babes and celebrities is known for her exclusive designs and sophisticated apparels is holding the event at the prestigious oriental hotels Victoria Island. The exhibition  is going to be graced by host of celebrities, nollywood actors and movers and shakers of the Lagos social scene. Admission is free for the exhibition while the runway is by invitation …. Continue Reading

JONATHAN Spits Fire: Says Buhari Has Delivered More Corruption To Nigerians

As the 2019 elections continue to gather momentum, the polity has been heated with accusations and counter-accusations from different political gladiators in the country, and former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (GEJ) is not left out. Since Jonathan left office in 2015, he seldom talks, but when he eventually does, his comments usually come with heavy punch lines, little wonder he says President Muhammadu Buhari has delivered more corruption to Nigerians… Continue Reading

The Beginning of the end of Nnamdi Kanu …How his loyalists made U-turn

One man that is currently biting his fingers and regretting his obnoxious actions is Nnamdi Kanu, the embattled and fleeing leader of the Independence People of Biafra (IPOB). Some months ago, the controversial Biafra leader lived a lifestyle of affluence, threatening the peace of Nigeria while his loyalist adored him as a ‘messiah.’ Some of them would even go as far as kissing his feet in expression of their loyalty… Continue Reading

Daria Media announces media training and scholarships

Daria Media has announced two unique and ground-breaking initiatives targeted at revolutionizing journalism practice in Nigeria. The company, which is promoted by Kadaria Ahmed, former BBC journalist, editor of 234next and host of the Channels TV talk show, Straight Talk and The Core, will be holding a 3-city journalism training for aspiring journalists. The 3 cities are Kano, where she went to school; Uyo, where she served out her National… Continue Reading

Why Buhari Disgraced Ibe Kachikwu +TY Danjuma and IBB Connection

The face-off between the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu and Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Maikanti Baru, has been trending in the media for some days now, following a leaked letter written by the former to President Muhammadu Buhari, urging him to take urgent actions on matters ranging from alleged illegal practices to insubordination on the par t of the latter. But what is unknown to many… Continue Reading

Untold story of Emperor Amosun and Late Ibrahim Abacha

Ibrahim Abacha (now late) was the first son of late Nigeria military head of state, General Sani Abacha. He was full of life, and those close to him can attest to the fact that he was cheerful giver, particularly to people he has trust in. One of such rare people is a young man, in whom Ibrahim was well pleased. The man is Ibikunle Amosun, who was then a promising… Continue Reading

Exclusive: GOSGRA Properties in Fraud Scandal

Property business is no doubt a very lucrative one all over the world. This has indeed attracted many charlatans to the industry, one of which is GOSGRA Properties & Investment Limited, a company that has continued to defraud Nigerians in the name of selling land for them. The company, located at 1b, Akinwale Street, off Thomas Salako Street, Ogba, Lagos, has defrauded scores of Nigerians with its fake Neighbouring Estate,… Continue Reading

Confusion over Ooni’s Relationship with Emmanuella Ropo

Once again, controversies have been trailing the marital status of the Ooni of Ile-Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi. Last week, the media was awash with the rumour that the famous monarch has found new love in Emmanuella Ropo, another socialite. But while some palace sources were quoted saying it is a taboo for the Ooni to marry the single mother, other sources are insisting that there is something intimate between the… Continue Reading

Aftermath of Collapsed Marriage: Ooni under Pressure to Remarry

Following the controversial collapse of his marriage to Olori Wuraola Zynab, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi has been under intense pressure to remarry. The pressure, a palace source told this magazine, is mostly coming from Palace chiefs and other custodians of Ile-Ife’s tradition, who are insisting that it is a taboo for a reigning king to be single. “They keep reminding him (Ooni) every day that ‘aponle o… Continue Reading

TOP APC CHIEFTAIN SEN. OSITA IZUNASO EJECTS AND FIGHTS OLD WOMAN OVER ABUJA APARTMENT

A top chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC and former senator representing Imo West at the National Assembly, Senator Osita Izunaso is currently enmeshed in a battle of wits to grab an apartment in the Apo Legislative Quarters and evict its rightful owner. Claiming to be executing the judgment of the court in his favour, reports have it that the national organizing secretary of the APC, forcefully gained access… Continue Reading

2017 National Essay Competition: UBA Foundation Announces Call For Entries

UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has announced the call for entries for the 2017 edition of its annual UBA Foundation National Essay Competition in Nigeria.   The essay competition which is put together for senior secondary school students is organized as part of UBA Foundation’s Education  initiative to promote a reading culture and encourage healthy and intellectual competition amongst secondary… Continue Reading

How AMCON Lied about Ethiopian Airlines’ Takeover Bid of Arik

More facts have emerged on why the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) denied the takeover bid of Arik Air made by Ethiopian Airlines. The authorities of Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s leading carrier, have shown keen interest in acquiring Nigeria’s troubled Arik Air, which is now under the control of AMCON due to its failure to settle over N400billion debt owed local and foreign creditors. Esayas WoldeMariam, Ethiopian Airlines’ Managing Director… Continue Reading

I buy phones from armed robbers to resell as London used – Phone Dealer

Operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a phone dealer who specialised in buying stolen mobile phones from armed robbers and ‘one chance’ gangs then disguise them as London used phones to unsuspecting members of the public. The suspect, Jamiu Adebayo, 30 of 27, Araloya Street Lagos, was tracked and arrested with an iphone 7 belonging to one Kolade Johnson, a banker working in… Continue Reading

Folakemi Ani-Mumuney Becomes First Female ADVAN President

Folakemi Ani-Mumuney, a seasoned marketer and communicator, has been elected as the first female president of the Advertisers Association of Nigeria (ADVAN). Her landslide victory at the election was not a surprise to many, owing to the fact that she is fully armed with all the necessary experience, charisma and education to move the association to a greater height. She has therefore pledged not to relent on her oars and… Continue Reading

Rumbles in Super Eagles camp Musa, Moses, Pinnick At War, Sources Insist

There is indeed a rift between Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) boss, Amaju Pinnick and some senior players of the Super Eagles including Leicester City attacker, Ahmed Musa and Chelsea FC star, Victor Moses. The crisis has been ongoing for a while and it is an open secret among those who are familiar with Nigerian football internal politics. An impeccable source told this magazine that the antics and some policies of… Continue Reading

Controversy Trails Ooni and Wuraola’s Collapsed Marriage

Since the marriage of Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi and his beautiful wife, Olori Wuraola Zynab became a public knowledge; there have been accusations and counter-accusations from both parties. The breakup has created two factions in the palace. While one faction is attributing the breakup to the enmity among the sisters of Ooni and Wuraola, others fingered two prominent billionaires as the men who lured the monarch’s wife… Continue Reading

Tunde Ayeni Receives Distinguished Yoruba Entrepreneur Award

Dr Tunde Ayeni (CON), Chairman, Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company and Vice Chairman of ntel, has won the distinguished Yoruba Entrepreneur Award. The Award which was presented to him last Friday in his office by the CEO of Printmarks International, Babajide Macaulay, the organizers of the event, was received on his behalf by his Special Adviser, Corporate Communications, Mr Ademola Adedoyin. The Award, an initiative of the Ooni of Ife, Oba… Continue Reading

RRS BUSTS TWO FRAUD SYNDICATES

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested four members of two fraud syndicates operating in Ikeja, Maryland, Ojodu-Berger, Agege and Oshodi parts of the metropolis. The members of the syndicates, three male and a female were arrested in two separate cases of fraud on Thursday and Saturday in Ikeja and Oshodi. The first group, comprising of Chinasa Sunday, 44 and Osadebe Aigbe 30,… Continue Reading

Elumelu in Jaji, Tasks Leaders on Lasting Legacies for Coming Generation

 The Nigerian military has been applauded for their zeal and commitment towards ensuring the protection of Nigeria’s territorial integrity and the fight against insurgency in some parts of the country. The Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Mr. Tony O. Elumelu gave the commendation while delivering a lecture on Tuesday at the Armed  –  -Forces Command and Staff College, Jaji, Kaduna, attended by officers of the rank of  Majors across the Nigerian Armed Forces.   Delivering a… Continue Reading

HOW ARROGANCE OF MEDVIEW AIRLINE BOSS MUNEER BANKOLE IS CONTRIBUTING TO THE DOWNFALL OF THE AIRLINE.

This is definitely not the best of times for troubled Nigerian air carrier, Med-View Airline, whose woes has been attributed to the high handedness of its Managing Director, Alhaji Muneer Bankole.   Med-View Airline has been facing numerous internal and external crises for sometimes now, and there are fears that the company may soon go into oblivion.   However, several efforts from concerned persons and stakeholders to rescue the company… Continue Reading

MANY TROUBLES OF JOHN FASHANU

Presently the name John Fashanu a former premier league footballer is now synonymous with scandal especially as it related to fraud as he move from one scandal to another in fact  John Fashanu is the sort of person for whom one life was never going to be enough.   Footballer, businessman, agent, international ambassador, television personality, professional celebrity, friend to pop stars, confidant of presidents… acquitted of match-fixing, accused again… Continue Reading

NKOYO ALLEGEDLY PLANNING TO SUE AS JAMES IBORI FINALLY SETTLES FOR SENAMI

Wonder they say shall never end, and the story you’re about to be served is lending credence to the age-long saying because there are now damning evidence that ex-Delta Governor, James Onanafe Ibori may have ran foul of the law by marrying his long-time mistress former Miss Sename Sosu who is now officially known as Mrs. Sename Ibori. However, the main news here is not the fact that Ibori allegedly… Continue Reading

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