A Managing Director of GIC Oil and Gas, Godwin Ewah Ebolo, collected a $10 million loan from Heritage Bank for his business, and instead allegedly diverted the cash in oiling the lavish lifestyles of Chris and Ken Oyakhilome of Christ Embassy Church, according to documents seen by Ebolo denied any wrongdoing saying he had started paying back the loan to the Bank. But learned that shortly after he got the money, Ebolo… Continue Reading

Ogun Monarch, Oba Abdul-Lateef Adeniran Akanni Set To Lay Foundation of Ultra-Modern Private Residence

Ojikutujoye Obarun-Aladekan 1, Olofin Adimula of Ado-Odo Awori Kingdom in Ogun State, Oba Abdul-Lateef Adeniran Akanni has concluded plans for the launching and foundation laying ceremony of his ultra-modern private residence. The event, which will attract dignitaries from all walks of life is slated for Saturday 20th February, 2021 at the Ogun State Housing Corporation, Oke-Oyinbo, Ado-Odo at 12noon.

The Audacity of being Aisha

We first met during the 2015 campaign, she had come to Lagos to campaign for her husband, then General Mohammadu Buhari rtd, and I was detailed by my then bosses Gbolahan Olalemi, Tunde Osho and Jide Otitoju to interview her. The interview was to take place at Asiwaju Tinubu’s house where she was visiting, but somewhere along the line, I could not get to her and had to follow them… Continue Reading

BREAKING: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala appointed as the next WTO Director-General.

Dr. Okonjo-Iweala makes history as the first woman and the first African to lead the WTO. WTO members took the decision to appoint @NOIweala at a special meeting of the General Council, following a selection process that included eight candidates from around the world . Her term starts on the 1st of March 2021.  

What will Fayose Be Remembered for – By Dare Adeleke

There has been no other time as the present when man as a being has to stop and reflect what legacies he would bequeath the world. With the world in deep economical and health crises, conscious men are beginning to take stock of their existence and forging tributaries to leave lasting signs of goodwill to mankind. While I do not wish anyone an untimely death, as a matter of fact,… Continue Reading

Late Lateef Jakande: The Unsung National Hero, Why Buhari Must immortalize Him – League of Soft-Sell Publishers

The death of the first civilian governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande on Thursday 11th February, 2021 at 91 is a monumental loss to the country, Lagos and above all, the noble profession of journalism. The frontline media practitioner of note, Alhaji Jakande deserves more than a platinum honour going by his antecedents and impressive track records in governance. There’s no gainsaying the fact that the housing and… Continue Reading


It is an established fact that there has been a long bitter rivalry between Nigeria’s two business moguls, Alhaji Aliko Dangote and his BUA Group counterpart, Alhaji Abdulsamad. But the new twist to their rivalry is unhealthy, as the Dangote Group boss is obviously toying with the lives of innocent Nigerians in the name of bitter politics. As the drama surrounding acquisition of a million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine continues,… Continue Reading

DNA: High court judge reveals that first three children are not his

                              A Delta State High Court judge, Justice Anthony Ezonfade Okorodas has narrated how he discovered that his first three children, born to him by his first wife, Barrister Celia Juliet Otobo, were not his biological children. Justice Okorodas and Mrs Otobo were married for nine years and had the three children, the last of which… Continue Reading

Tony Elumelu Foundation Announces Three Senior Executive Appointments

·       Female appointments demonstrate leadership as a global champion for gender inclusion and equality The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), the leading philanthropy empowering African entrepreneurs, has announced three senior executive appointments, effective February 1, 2021.  This follows the launch of the 2021 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, on, which this year prioritises the economic recovery of small and medium scale enterprises and young African entrepreneurs, following the disruptive effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.  The Tony Elumelu Foundation, which marked ten years of impact in 2020,… Continue Reading

 Adeshina Launches BEEWA BEAUTY Products in Lagos

                                The Nigerian beauty industry has added one with the launching in Lagos, Nigeria, of new makeup kit collections by Beewa Beauty, owned by young, industrious Adesewa Adeshina. The event which held at the Adeshinas family house in Lekki on Friday, 22nd of January 2021, was graced by her close friends including friends and business associates… Continue Reading

Assasination Plot: NED Nwoko Is a bloody liar +Why He Is After Gabriel Ogbechie

                                                     Businessman-cum-politician, Prince Ned Nwoko of Idumuje-Ugboko community in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, who reliable sources say has continued to pull the strings of false stories, has alleged that another prominent son of the community who is the chairman of Rainoil,… Continue Reading

How ‘My God’ Killed UNILAG Lecturer Who Demanded Sex From My Daughter–-Pastor Wale Oke

                           The founder and Presiding Bishop of Christ Life Church Worldwide,  Wale Oke, has claimed that God killed a lecturer of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) who repeatedly failed one of his daughters because he was bent on sleeping with her. In a trending video seen by SaharaReporters, Oke, who is also the President of the Sword of… Continue Reading

More Facts Emerge On How Suspect Who Implicated Rain Oil Boss, Gabriel Ogbechie In Alleged Plot To Assassinate Ned Nwoko Died

More facts have emerged on how Ossy Boise, who implicated the founder and group managing director of Rain Oil, Gabriel Ogbechie in an alleged plot to assassinate politician, business mogul and international lawyer, Prince Ned Nwoko, died in a mysterious circumstances. According to a family member, who craved for anonymity and was privy to the circumstances that culminated to Boise’s death, the suspect, the only male child of a top… Continue Reading

EXCLUSIVE: U.S. lawyers dump Hushpuppi

The lawyers representing Ramon Abbas, aka Hushpuppi, in his trial for fraud and money laundering in the United States, have applied to withdraw from his case. Gal Pissetzky and Vicki Podberesky said Mr Abbass stopped communicating with them and has now retained new lawyers to defend him in the case. The lawyers announced their decision after months of negotiations with the U.S. government, court documents obtained by PREMIUM TIMES showed…. Continue Reading

BREAKING: Finally, Buhari fires service chiefs

President Muhmmadu Buhari has fired the service chiefs and appointed new persons.  The newly  appointed n Service Chiefs, to replace the retired ones are : Major-General Leo Irabor, Chief of Defence Staff Major-General I. Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff Rear Admiral A.Z Gambo, Chief of Naval Staff Air-Vice Marshal I.O Amao, Chief of Air Staff.

Police probe Apostle Suleman for allegedly sleeping with pastor’s wife

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered a probe of the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, Apostle Johnson Suleman, for allegedly sleeping with the wife of Pastor Mike Davids, threatening his life and denying him access to his children. The woman Apostle Suleman is accused of sleeping with is known as Pastor Faith Edeko, who heads the Abuja branch of Omega Fire Ministries in Utako while her… Continue Reading

Rain Oil Boss, Gabriel Ogbechie Allegedly Fingered In Mysterious Death Of Suspect Who Implicated Him In Plot To Assassinate Prince Ned Nwoko

The death of Ossy Boise, who implicated an oil merchant, Dr. Gabriel Ogbechie in an alleged plot to assassinate politician, business mogul and international lawyer, Prince Ned Nwoko is currently causing ripples in the country. Sources have revealed that the circumstances leading to the death of Ossy Boise was meant to put a dead end to the ongoing investigations of Mr Ogbechei in the alleged assasination plot against Prince Ned… Continue Reading

KING OF TALK: Larry King Dies Of Covid-19 @ 87

                    American talk show legend Larry King has died aged 87, he passed away this morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles after a battle with coronavirus. A statement posted online by his Ora Media company confirmed the sad news. It read: “With profound sadness, Ora Media announces the sad death of our co-founder, host and friend Larry King. “For 63… Continue Reading


                                   In line with the Personal Income Tax Act (PITA) Cap P8 LFN 2011 (as amended), The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) urges all employers of labour in Lagos State to file their Company’s Annual Tax Returns on or before the statutory deadline of January 31, 2021 to avoid penalties. The Agency’s eTax… Continue Reading

Rotary Club of Ikeja Teams up with Emmaus Rotary Club to train West African Women in Peace Building

                              Rotary Club of Ikeja, District 9110 , Lagos , Nigeria is teaming up with Emmaus Rotary Club, District 7430, Pennsylvania, USA and the Mediators Beyond Borders International, (MBBI) to organize the MBBI  International Peace  Training Institute  (MBBI- IPTI) in Lagos, Nigeria. The training will involve 30 women- participants in peace building, conflict prevention and transformation skills… Continue Reading


                                         •Says 24,000 Students Yet To Report In Public Schools •Demand for Oxygen Jumps From 70 To 350 Cylinders Per Day In IDH – Governor Following the increase in number of recorded cases of coronavirus in Nigeria, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday said that any malaria-like symptoms should… Continue Reading

Crisis of grains’ Poultry farmers raise alarm over 5 million impending job

Poultry farmers on the platform of Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) on Tuesday raised the alarm that farmers in the country are going to lose five million jobs if urgent action is not taken. The association noted that, if urgent attention is not given to the lingering crisis of grains especially maize and Soya beans, no fewer than five million of its members are to lose their jobs soon. South… Continue Reading

Stylish Billionaire Bolu Akin-Olugbade is dead

                                      Billionaire Dr. Bolu Akin-Olugbade the Aree Ona Kakanfo of Owu Kingdom is dead.Gathered that he died of Covid-19 at the Paelon Covid Center, Ikeja Lagos. During his lifetime, a successful lawyer with a doctorate in Company Law from Cambridge University, and an unabashed lover of high-end Rolls Royce cars are globally… Continue Reading

J9C Annual Lecture Holds Saturday …examines role of youths in nation building

The annual public lecture of January 9th Collective (J9C), a socio-cultural group devoted to good governance and development in the society, holds tomorrow, Saturday January 9. However, due to the COVID-19 challenge, this year’s edition with the theme: Evolved Generation,  Fresh Voices and The Pragmatic Next Step will be held as a hybrid virtual event. In a press statement signed by the captain of the club, Loye Amzat, speakers and… Continue Reading

MC Ajele set for holiday in Dubai, recounts 2020 experiences.

One of Nigeria’s foremost entertainer, comedian, actor and astute wedding compère, Adeyemi Ajele, popularly called MC Ajele has recounted the ugly, good and best experiences of the year 2020. The versatile humour merchant, who has concluded plans to enjoy about 3 weeks holiday in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, recounted that though 2020, started great, the year nosedived into a shadow of a year, when the pandemic shut all actives within… Continue Reading

Power minister asks NERC to suspend reviewed electricity tariff

                           Saleh Mamman, minister of power, has directed the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to halt the implementation of the reviewed tariff. On Tuesday, the commission approved an increase in electricity tariff across the country. In a statement on Thursday, the minister said the tariff review will be on hold until the conclusion of the joint ad hoc committee’s work… Continue Reading

Makinde’s SA, Assembly members pleading for arrested hoodlums – Amotekun

The Commander of Oyo State Security Network Agency also known as Amotekun, Col. Olayinka Olayanju (retd.), has said some of the aides of Governor Seyi Makinde are indirectly backing hoodlums terrorising the people of some areas in Ibadan. The Amotekun commander disclosed this on Tuesday while speaking during a programme on Fresh FM, Ibadan. Three persons were reportedly shot and injured in a fresh attack which happened on Sunday. Olayanju… Continue Reading

BREAKING: NERC approves new increase in electricity tariffp

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has approved an increase in electricity tariff across the country.                              According to a directive issued on December 31, 2020, and signed by Sanusi Garba, NERC chairman, the new tariff will take effect from January 1. The commission stated that the new tariff will be enforced until the issuance of another… Continue Reading

Police gun down two robbery suspects in Ughelli

Two suspected members of a three-man armed robbery gang, have been gunned down by a team of police operatives at Ughelli, headquarters of Ughelli North local government area of Delta State during a failed robbery operation. It was gathered that the hoodlums had laid siege at the Automated Teller Machine, ATM of one of the new generation banks while trying to rob a customer when they were observed by persons… Continue Reading

Alake of Egba Land, Agura of Gbagura Extol the Virtues of New Osi of Egba Land, Chief Bode Mustapha

For any man of means, who desires to be accorded respect and recognition in any society, being first recognized and celebrated by his kinsmen should be the foundation of that acceptance by the larger society. So it is with the man who has been chosen by his people to be the 9th Osi of Egba land, Chief Olabode Akeem Mustapha. The Ogun State Executive Council had last year approved Chief… Continue Reading

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