Crash: Buhari, Aides Yet to Congratulate VP Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari and his top aides are yet to congratulate Vice President Yemi Osinbajo after his close shave with death when chopper crash landed enroute a campaign rally in Kabba, Kogi State on Saturday. Though the VP and his crew escaped the incident unscathed, Nigerians home and abroad have been congratulating him and thanking God on his behalf. Even politicians from the opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have… Continue Reading

Power supply back in Igbokoda as Osinbajo commissions BEDC, NDPHC restoration project

Residents of Igbokoda in Ilaje Ese Odo local government in Ondo South senatorial zone who have resigned their fate to living without electricity for the past five years were enveloped in frenzy of joy on Wednesday as Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo commissioned the restored power project facilitated by the BEDC Electricity Plc. (BEDC) and Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) which jointly completed work on the rehabilitation of the power project… Continue Reading

PRESS STATEMENT : N10M Bribe; Replace Kogi INEC Commissioner Now

The 2019 presidential elections is exactly 17 days from today and the Kogi State Presidential Campaign Council of the Peoples’ Democratic Party considers it expedient to draw the attention of the Inspector General of Police and other lovers of democracy to a worrisome trend in Kogi State which is capable of finally stroking an unprecedented scale of violence only second to the conflict in Somalia. Nigerians may recall that less… Continue Reading

 Prophet Dele Ogundipe Raises Alarm over Impersonator …..who opens fraudulent Ecobank Account in his Name 

Revered clergyman, Prophet Israel Oladele Ogundipe of Genesis Global Church, has raised an alarm over over an impostor swindling unsuspecting members of the public in his name. The impersonator runs an account with the name “Dele Ogundipe Foundation”at EcoBank, and has equally opened many Facebook accounts in the name of the popular prophet, where he scams ignorant Nigerians of their hard earned money. The fraudster’s account details with EcoBank are:… Continue Reading

GTBank Masters Cup Returns For Season 8

One of the most exciting secondary school football tournaments in Africa, the GTBank Masters Cup, is set to return for its 8th season, following its opening draws, which was held on Thursday, January 17, 2019, in Victoria Island, Lagos. The tournament will feature over 30 schools and more than 40 teams who will compete for trophies in the male and female categories. Established in 2012, the GTBank Masters Cup is… Continue Reading

Ex Police IG, Ibrahim Idris Lobbies Cabal, Presidency to Maintain Office

Former Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, who was relieved of his post today, left reluctantly. President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr Mohammed Adamu as the new Inspector General of Police in place of Idris. This was disclosed on Tuesday after outgoing IGP, Ibrahim Idris, and Adamu met with the President at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Impeccable sources close to the former IGP squealed to Global News that he… Continue Reading

Buhari decorates new IGP Abubakar Adamu

President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled the successor to Ibrahim Kpotun Idris as Inspector General of Police(IGP). He is AIG Mohammed Abubakar Adamu. He has been appointed in acting capacity. President Buhari formally decorated the new acting IG at a ceremony at the Aso Rock Villa today. The president was assisted by the former police boss, Idris, who officially retired today at the age of sixty. Idris, who was appointed in… Continue Reading

Real Reason Chief Justice Onnoghen is Facing Trial

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has scheduled tomorrow, Monday for the arraignment of Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), on allegations of false and non asset declarations. The action was consequent upon an application filed by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to the chairman of the tribunal. But Global News gathered from a reliable source that Onnoghen’s problems started when he began to fallout with… Continue Reading

CJN Onnoghen not shaking over CCT drama

There was no indication Sunday that the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen was ruffled by the allegation of false asset declaration levelled against him by the Code of Conduct Bureau. And he did not also betray any jitters about the publicised trial scheduled for Monday at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Onnoghen, along with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, was at the Inter-Denominational Church Service for Armed Forces Remembrance Day… Continue Reading

Photo News: Dino Melaye outside DSS facility

Senator Dino Melaye sleeping outside the office of the at DSS in Abuja today after he allegedly refused to be admitted into the DSS medical facility.

Apostle Suleiman, Prophet Ogundipe becomes JMI Foundation ambassadors

The Adeagbo Johnfred Adewale led JMI foundation in France has unilaterally endowed Apostle Johnson Suleiman and Pro Israel Oladele Ogundipe with the Ambassadors Award for 2019. The foundation based in France but noted for its philanthropic gesture decided to award the general overseer of Omega fire Ministry, Apostle Johnson Suleiman for his impact on individuals, nations and the globe at large. According to the founder of the prestigious organisation, the… Continue Reading

Dangote still Africa’s richest man, Adenuga second

Globacom Chairman Mike Adenuga Jnr, with interests in oil exploration and real estate has moved up, ranking next to Aliko Dangote as Africa’s second richest man. Forbes magazine said Adenuga’s net worth rose tremendously from $5.3 billion to $9.2 billion. He is now just $800million away from Dangote Group President Aliko Dangote, whose wealth dipped to $10billion, from $12 billion last year. However, Dangote retains the Africa’s richest man title… Continue Reading

JMI Foundation launches free health programme

 JMI Foundation, a brainchild of Johnfred Media International, has launched the 2019 free health programme for the masses, which has become an annual programme organised for the benefit of the less privileged in our society. According to Adeagbo Jonhfred Adewale, the founder of the foundation who is also the JMI CEO, this year edition would be coming between 19th and 20th of January at Zion Yemetu Oje Area, Ibadan, Oyo… Continue Reading


..Rushed to hospital A leader of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) MC Oluomo, is currently in a critical condition after being stabbed in the neck at the All Progressive Congress (APC) rally in Ikeja, Lagos State. Though the identity of the hoodlums who stabbed him is yet to be ascertained as at time of filing this report, it was suspected to be men of Kunle Poly’s faction… Continue Reading


THE RISING AMBASSADORS OF OONI OF IFE MOROUNRANTI ASHABI AND MOROUNRANTI ASHABI AND DOTUN TAYLOR ENGAGE WHO IS WHO IN NIGERIA TO PROMOTE CULTURE IN ILE-IFE AND BEYOND MorounRanti Ashabi the Cultural Ambassador of Ile-Ife and naturally gifted Filmmaker cum Broadcaster Oladotun Taylor has finally raised the ante beyond expectation to promote the goodness of His Imperial Majesty Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, the paramount and… Continue Reading


The Lagos State Chapter; the leading branch of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, has announced an exclusive partnership with the P+ Measurement Services to serve as the Official Media Monitoring and Evaluation Partner for the Chapter. P+ Measurement Services is the leading independent communications/PR measurement and evaluation agency in Nigeria that specializes in delivering bespoke media monitoring, measurement, evaluation services and analysis across the full spread of media channels. The exclusive partnership… Continue Reading

5 Years of Spreading Luck – Everyone Needs a Little Help……Tony Elumelu

In business the role luck plays in success and personal achievement is rarely discussed. If luck is mentioned, it is done with slight condescension, and usually dismissed as a product of hard work, not deserving significant attention. While hard work is paramount – and I have written extensively about the importance of working hard – history and my own experiences show that there is often a large element of success that hard… Continue Reading


… Okays Six New Permanent Secretaries  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday approved the appointment of Mr. Hakeem Olayinka Muri-Okunola as the 21st Head of Service (HOS) in the State.  A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Habib Aruna, said Mr. Okunola’s appointment follows the statutory retirement of Mrs. Folasade Sidikatu Adesoye on December 27, 2018.  Mr. Muri-Okunola was appointed as The Executive Secretary,… Continue Reading

Breaking News: Former President Shehu Shagari is dead

Second civlian president of Nigeria Alhaji Shehu Shagari is dead. He died today after a proctrated illness at the national hospital Abuja at the ripe age of 93. In a terse statement by the governor of Sokoti Aminu Tambuwal on his twitter handle he wtote: Aminu W. Tambuwal @AWTambuwal I regret to Announce the death of former President Shehu Shagari who just passed away at National Hospital Abuja. May his… Continue Reading

Tunde Ayeni Not Arrested by EFCC

…He personally walked in for interrogation Mr Tunde  Ayeni, the former Chairman of Skye Bank, was not arrested and detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), a senior officer of the anti-graft agency has said. A senior officer of the EFCC, who craved anonymity, disclosed to Global News Correspondent on Wednesday evening that Mr Ayeni was not detained by the commission, but only appeared on invitation for a brief… Continue Reading

Desarrollar Partners with Top Firms to Improve Real Estate Solutions

Desarrollar Limited a lifestyle and leading real estate solutions company in Lagos, Nigeria has partnered with Union Trustees Limited, First Bank Trustees Limited and Banwo & Ighodalo  and The Lodt Legal Partners to improve real estate services and solutions. The partnership which was signed on Monday, in Lagos, will unveil Nigeria’s most secure and institutionalized real estate trust consortium aimed at safeguarding the financial investments of Nigerians and Africans living… Continue Reading

Applications for Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme 2019 Opens on TEFConnect

On the 1st of January 2019, at 12am, WAT, the Tony Elumelu Foundation will begin accepting applications for the fifth cycle of its Entrepreneurship Programme. 1,000 selected applicants will join the current 4,470 beneficiaries of the Programme. Since 2015, the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme – the only African-funded entrepreneurial catalyst of its kind – has empowered 4,470 African entrepreneurs, with seed capital of $5,000 each; twelve weeks of accelerated online business… Continue Reading

Ajudua duped me into paying $8.4m to help influence trial judge –Bamaiyi

A former Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi, on Monday narrated to a Lagos State High Court how he was defrauded of $8.4m by an alleged fraudster, Fred Ajudua, on the pretext of influencing a trial judge handling the general’s case. Ajudua is being tried by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for allegedly defrauding Bamaiyi of $8.4m while the duo were at Kirikiri Prison, Lagos. The EFCC said… Continue Reading

Habari, Nigeria’s Largest Platform for Music, Shopping, Lifestyle Content and More, Goes Live

Leading African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, has announced the launch of Habari, Nigeria’s largest platform for music, shopping, lifestyle content and more. Unveiled on Friday, November 23, 2018 at a special event attended by renowned personalities in the entertainment, media and technology sectors, Habari offers users direct access to the largest catalogue of local and foreign music online, a seamless shopping experience and an exciting way to connect… Continue Reading

12 Finalists Selected in UBA Foundation National Essay Competition 2018 amidst Increase in Entries

UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has announced the twelve finalists for the 2018 edition of its annual National Essay Competition. The 12 finalists will sit for the second round of the competition, where three winners will emerge after undergoing supervised essay writing on a different topic from the original entry, on Saturday November 25, 2018 at the Bank’s headquarters in… Continue Reading


  In keeping with its promise to brief members of the public of what, why and how Chief Opeyemi Bademosi, aged 67 years was killed at his No.3B, Onikoyi Lane, Parkview Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos, the Nigeria Police, Lagos State Command hereby gives a brief of what transpired in the deceased home on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. The journey that eventually ended the life of one Opeyemi Bademosi, a business mogul… Continue Reading

Muiz Banire Confirm As AMCON Chairman

The Nigerian Senate has confirmed Muiz Banire as chairman of the governing board of the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). Banire, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), was nominated for the position by President Muhammadu Buhari in July. The former legal adviser of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was confirmed after a report was presented by Rafiu Ibrahim, chairman senate committee on banking, insurance and other financial institutions…. Continue Reading

Tony Elumelu Foundation and GIZ partner to Empower Young Entrepreneurs across East and West Africa

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading entrepreneurship philanthropy, is partnering with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the German Government’s Agency for International Cooperation. GIZ will support the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme to empower 210 young African entrepreneurs, focusing specifically on female entrepreneurs and tech-enabled businesses. The Entrepreneurship Programme of TEF was launched in 2015, having supported more than 4,000 entrepreneurs with seed capital pan-African wide. The… Continue Reading

Money Laundering …How Lagos Lawmakers Conspire with First Generation Bank to Loot Tax Payers’ Money

Shocking and empirical facts have emerged on how members of the Lagos State House of Assembly conspire with a first generation bank (names withheld) in the State to loot tax payers’ money. Despite the All Progressives Congress (APC) claim of zero tolerance for corruption, it is disheartening Lawmakers of the same ruling party act in sharp contrast to what the party claims to stand for. An exclusive investigation made by… Continue Reading

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