Oyo Stands Still For Gani Adams The 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo

Aare-Ona-Kakanfo-Ganiyu-Adams
On Saturday January 13 2018, all roads led to the ancient town of Oyo as eminent Nigerians gathered at Durbar Stadium, Oyo, venue of the installation of the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Otunba Gani Adams by the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi 111. The occasion which was witnessed by a mammoth crowd was the first of its kind in recent times as many of those would have loved to witness the event were asked to go to adjourning venues installed with viewing screens. Despite h...
More

Diezani cash: Ex-Minister Akinjide to face trial in Lagos

Jumoke Akinjide
The case of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, has been transferred to the Federal High Court in Lagos. It has been re-assigned to Justice Muslim Hassan. Akinjide was charged along with former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, who is said to be at large. Others named in the charge are Senator Ayo Adeseun and a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stalwart Chief Olarenwaju Otiti. They were accused of conspiring to directly take po...
More

Minister: Buhari’ll run

Muhammadu Buhari 83
Advocates of another term for the President are getting more serious. Communications Minister Adebayo Shittu told reporters yesterday after a meeting with the President at Aso Villa that he had been appointed to lead a group in support of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 el...
More

Mbaka faults Buhari’s anti-graft battle

Rev.-Father-Camillus-Ejike-Mbaka
Fiery Catholic priest, Rev. Ejike Mbaka, has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption fight, warning that the President should change “those cabal holding him in captivity otherwise he would be changed”. Mbaka spoke in his New Year message during the cross over mass at his Emene Enugu Adoration Ground. The priest lamented that the good intentions of the president have been hijacked by the cabal he surrounded himself with. He urged President Buhari to wake ...
More

Full text of President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Year address

Buhari-new
I join my fellow citizens this morning to welcome and celebrate the New Year 2018. This year promises to be pivotal in our quest for CHANGE. Unfortunately, I am saddened to acknowledge that for many this Christmas and New Year holidays have been anything but merry and happy. Instead of showing love, companionship and charity, some of our compatriots chose this period to inflict severe hardship on us all by creating unnecessary fuel scarcity across the country. The consequence was that not ...
More

Fuel Crisis: There Is Something Rotten In Nigeria – Soyinka

Prof-Wole-Soyinka
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka on Saturday said there is something rotten in the state of ‘Naija’ (Nigeria) following persistent fuel crisis and the blame passing of those in authorities who are supposed to remedy the situation. Soyinka, in a statement lamented that Nigerians were being frustrated and made to undergo excruciating pains and sufferings due to ongoing fuel crisis in the land. The Nobel laureate said even before the current edition of the fuel crisis, other challenges, req...
More

Wizkid Performs With Davido During His Concert

Davido-Wizkid
Star Boy Wizkid brought Davido on stage to perform his song ‘FIA’ at his concert on the 24th of this month. Davido likewise reciprocated as he also brought Wizkid to performed his song ‘Manya’ with him during his own concert last night. Love is such a beautiful thing, so let love win. See the two music giants hug each other and put aside any beef or grudge they once haboured. More

Buhari appoints 209 Board Chairmen, members (See List)

Buhari-new
President Muhammadu Buhari in one fell swoop on Friday appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government owned agencies and parastatals, redeeming a part of the pledge he made 31 October at the National Executive Committee meeting of his All Progressives Congress. More appointments are on the way, said Mr. Boss Mustapha, secretary to the Government of the Federation, who announced the latest massive batch of appointees. At the APC NEC meeting, President Buhari also hinted he wou...
More

Why They Wanted Me Out As National Chairman Of APC – Oyegun

Chief-John-Odigie-Oyegun
Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie Oyegun Thursday explained that his loyalty to the present administration led by Muhammadu Buhari, was the reason why he is being persecuted by some disgruntled elements in the party who wanted him out as National Chairman. Oyegun who spoke in Benin, Edo State, at an event organised in his honour by the Benin National Congress (BNC), said the only thing his adversaries could punish him for is his loyalty. He said: “I grew up in an...
More

How T.B. Joshua Helped George Weah Win Liberia’s Presidency – Fani-Kayode

TB-Joshua-George-Weah
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Femi Fani-Kayode has revealed that it was Prophet T.B. Joshua’s prayers that assisted George Weah, former World Footballer of the Year, clinched the Liberian presidency. The former minister while congratulating Weah on his well deserved victory, stated in a tweet, “I congratulate George Weah on his election as the President of Liberia. “I thank God for his life and for that of Prophet T.B. Joshua who prayed for him and assured him of victory when h...
More