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Monday, November 30, 2020

Sunday, November 29, 2020

Maina's Trial Continues in Absentia: He Paid $1.4m for Abuja Property, Pocketed N146m DTA - Witness


The trial of Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman, Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja continued in his absence on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 with the prosecution presenting two witnesses.

I am the owner of Ile-Ife, says Oba Akinruntan

The Olugbo of Ugbo and Chairman, Ondo State Traditional Council of Monarchs, Oba Frederick Obateru Akinruntan, said he had nothing personal against the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, noting that his desire to put the record straight that Yoruba had existed before the arrival of Oduduwa in Ile-Ife should not be seen as an attack on the Ooni.

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Zenith Bank Shows Resilience As Profit Before Tax Rises By 1% In Q3 2020

Zenith Bank Plc has announced its unaudited results for the third quarter ended 30 September 2020 with with a Profit Before Tax (PBT) of N177 billion, representing a 1% growth over the 176 billion posted in the same period in the previous year. This performance demonstrates the Group’s resilience against the backdrop of a challenging macro-economic environment brought about by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 


Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Meghan talks of 'unbearable grief' after miscarriage

Meghan, Britain's Duchess of Sussex, has revealed that she had a miscarriage, an extraordinarily personal disclosure coming from a high-profile British royal.  

Meghan--Britain's Duchess of Sussex, has revealed that she had a miscarriage in an opinion piece published by the New York Times on Wednesday.

Court orders ex-pension boss, Maina’s arrest and trial in absentia


Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, revoked the bail he granted to Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman, Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) and issued at warrant for his arrest; stating additionally that he would continue his trial in absentia.

The ruling followed an application of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC to the effect that the bail granted Maina, who is facing a 12-count charge of operating fictitious bank accounts, corruption, fraud and money laundering to the tune of N2 billion, should be revoked as a consequence for continuously failing to appear in court.

Monday, November 23, 2020

FG Writes CNN over Lekki shootings report: ‘How a bloody night of bullets quashed a young protest movement’

The Federal Government of Nigeria has written the US-based Cable News Network, CNN for its coverage of the #EndSARS protest in Lekki area of Lagos saying “CNN breached the most basic of the core principles of journalism – balance and fairness.”


The government is demanding “an immediate and exhaustive investigation from CNN into its ‘investigative’ report on the Lekki Toll Gate incident to determine, among others, its authenticity.”


Lagos APC Drags PDP's Gbadamosi to Court Over Certificate Falsification

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Lagos State, has dragged the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the December 5 senatorial bye-election in Lagos East, Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi, before a Federal High Court, Ikoyi for alleged perjury and falsification of certificates.

Sunday, November 22, 2020

CEO Segun Agbaje Talks About His Future As GTBank Gets Approval For Holding Company

Since it was confirmed that Segun Agbaje will exit his position as Chief Executive Officer, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTB), next year, attention has shifted to his next

Saturday, November 21, 2020

Inside Atiku Abubakar’s Mansion Sold For $2.95 Million Dollars

An unconfirmed report says former Nigeria's vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar once owned a two-storey building in Potomac, Maryland, USA with seven (7) Bedrooms, 3 Fireplaces, 9 Bathrooms, 2 Dinning rooms, 1 Breakfast room. The mansion was reportedly later sold on the market for $2.95 million dollars

Friday, November 20, 2020

Untold Story Of How Tinubu Been Supporting Charity Homes & Organisations For The Past 21yrs

 Emerging details have revealed what Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu spends his salary on for the past 20 (Twenty) years.

The information available to

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Ooni of Ife, wife give birth to a baby boy

The Ooni of Ife and wife Olori Silekunola Naomi Ogunwusi, has delivered of a baby boy. 

Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, while announcing the birth on his Twitter handle, described the development as a joyous one for the entire Oduduwa house.

AMCON confiscates Billionaire, Jimoh Ibrahim’s assets over N69.4billion debt

In continuation of its debt recovery drive, the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), has taken possession of 12 prime assets belonging to Jimoh Ibrahim, the chief promoter of Global Fleet Oil & Gas Limited, and NICON Investment Limited, in Lagos and Abuja over a staggering indebtedness of nearly N70billion.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Michael B. Jordan named People's Sexiest Man Alive

"Black Panther" actor Michael B. Jordan was named People's magazine's "sexiest man alive" on Tuesday, becoming the third Black actor in a row to be given the annual pop culture honor.

Jordan, 33, who is single, said the title gave him "a cool feeling."

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Umahi Dumps' PDP For APC

David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, has finally explain why her left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

After a meeting with Mai Mala Buni, governor of Yobe and chairman of the APC caretaker committee, on Monday, Hope Uzodinma, governor of Imo, had said Umahi will confirm his defection to the APC “in a few hours”.

Saturday, November 14, 2020

How Man killed And buried girlfriend in Lagos

The Lagos State police command has arrested one Segun Titilayo, aged 29, of Otolu town in Lekki area of Lagos State for killing and burying the body of his girlfriend, one Oritoke Manni, a bar attendant at K.C. Hotel, Apakin Town, Lekki.

Oritoke, 26,  had earlier been declared missing by the police.

Why Investigative Journalist Tobore Ovuorie Is Demanding Huge Compensation From Mo Abudu's EbobyLife Films

Investigative journalist, Tobore Ovuorie, best known for her 2014 investigative work, ‘Inside Nigeria’s Ruthless Human Trafficking Mafia’, has demanded $5,000,000 from entertainment firm, EbonyLife Films.

She alleged that

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Jerry Rawlings Dies Of COVID-19

Former President Jerry Rawlings of Ghana has died from complications of COVID-19.

The ex-president died at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, capital of Ghana, on Thursday morning.

A military ruler, who later joined politics, Rawlings ruled Ghana from 1981 to 2001.

He led a military junta until 1992, and then served two terms as the democratically elected president of Ghana.

Rawlings was born on June 22, 1947.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

BUA Cement Donates 500KVA Transformers, Security Patrol Vehicles To Host Community, Okpella

As part of its contributions to the development of its host communities, BUA Cement, one of Africa’s largest cement companies has donated

“I Wholeheartedly Support Him” Tinubu Backs Sanwo-Olu’s Move To Cancel Pension Packages For Former Governors & Deputies

Powerful politician Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has thrown a wholehearted support for the

Former Imo State Governor Ohakim arraigned over ‘Criminal defamation’, granted N10m bail

Ikedi Ohakim, former governor of Imo state, was arraigned before a federal capital territory (FCT) high court on Wednesday on a three-count charge bordering on criminal defamation filed against him by the inspector-general of police.

Remembering Ken Saro-Wiwa 25 years after

25 years after, here are some quick facts to know about Ken Saro-Wiwa.

He is an exceptionally intelligent student; he won departmental prizes in the English department at the University of Ibadan.

“It Is Destiny, The Day Will Come That I Will Be President Of Nigeria” Tunde Bakare


Tunde Bakare, the General Overseer of the Citadel Global Church, has expressed hope of becoming Nigeria’s President soon.

Bakare said just as Joe Biden emerged as the United States, US, President-Elect, he would also become president.

Monday, November 9, 2020

Fire Guts Ajimobi’s Widow, Florence’s Business


Fire on Sunday, gutted a section of the supermarket belonging to the wife of late former governor of Oyo State, Mrs. Florence Ajimobi.

Saturday, November 7, 2020

Biden's journey from presidential candidate to president-elect

Former Vice President Joe Biden's White House journey from candidate to president-elect had a shaky start.

He lost in both the critical Iowa Caucus and New Hampshire Primary in February, before his first victory in South Carolina later that month, and then surged to victory in at least eight of the 14 states where Democrats held primaries on so-called 'Super Tuesday' in March, outperforming expectations.

Friday, November 6, 2020

CBN Gets Court Order To Freeze Bank Accounts Of Campaigners Against Police Brutality

The federal high court sitting in Abuja has granted the Central Bank of Nigeria’s request to freeze the

Lagos government revokes Sheraton Hotel occupancy


Authorities in Lagos have revoked the right of Ikeja Hotel to continue occupying the land on which Sheraton Hotel currently sits in Ikeja.

“We Are Not Good Friends..But Tinubu Remains A Major Leader That Nobody Can Ignore” – Says Ayo Fayose

Ex-Governor of Ekiti State Ayodele Fayose has declared that Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu remains “a gift to the Yoruba nation… God forbid that he will be brought down”

Fayose who is

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Access Bank Sued N100m For Blocking Bank Account Used To Campaign Against Police Brutality Without Court Order


Public Affair Firm Slam N100m Court Case On Access Bank For Blocking Account Used To Campaign Against Police Brutality


F.G Through The Central Bank Accused Of Blocking The Bank Accounts Of #EndSars Promoters

The federal government has been accused of freezing the bank accounts of individuals who promoted the #EndSARS protests.

For 13 days, Nigerians across the country poured into the streets to protest against police brutality.


Tuesday, November 3, 2020

BUA Cement Posts Impressive Financial Results As Revenue Soars To N156.6Billion, Profit After Tax Hits N53.57Billion

BUA Cement, one of Africa’s largest cement producers, has declared revenues of N156.6billion in its 2020 third quarter (Q3) financial results for the 9-months ended, September 2020 – an

Ex-Firs Boss, Babatunde Fowler’s Interrogation By EFCC Far From Over

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is grilling Babatunde Fowler, former chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), over alleged fraud for

Monday, November 2, 2020

How Soldiers on #EndSARS duty flog woman for ‘indecent dressing’, shave youths


Soldiers deployed in the streets of Beere in Ibadan, Oyo State, to curb the #EndSARS protests have been caught on camera flogging a woman for what they termed ‘indecent dressing’.

Prince Hakeem Ajasa Exposes Hidden Business Reasons Why Tinubu Foisted Gbolahan Lawal Iruland As King

A Prince in Iruland, Hakeem Ajasa, who is a member of the Abisogun ruling house, has written a pre-litigation letter to All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, and Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, accusing them of manipulating the process of selecting the Oniru, Oba Omogbolahan Lawal.


Major Public Outcry Against Minister Jeddy Agba For Secretly Detaining 72yr Old Journalist For Weeks

A 72-year old Nigerian Journalist, Pa. Oga Tom Uhia, has been kept under secret detention by the Nigeria Police

EFCC Grills Ex FIRS Boss Babatunde Fowler


Babatunde Fowler, former chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), is currently in