Please help me tell him (Olasco) to stop going after my life – Yewande Adekoya

Nollywood actress, Yewande Adekoya Abiodun, on Thursday, September 29, 2016, accused popular movie marketer, Akeem Olatunji Balogun who owns Olasco films, of trying to kill her because of N2million the marketer is owing her. Yewande, who is a popular Yoruba movie actress, made the accusation via a message she broadcasted on her social media platforms, Read more

FG plans 45,101MW electricity generation from multiple sources by 2030

The Federal Government has unveiled a Sustainable Energy For All-Action Agenda (SE4ALL-AA) that would increase Nigeria’s power generation from the present 3,000 Mega Watts (MW) to 45,101MW by 2030. Government plans to achieve this target gradually from the present 3,121MW from fossil fuel to 18,200MW by 2030, The Guardian reports.   Director, Press, Ministry of Read more

Deported Nigerian drug lord re-arrested in Kenya

One Emmanuel Peter Inobemhe, a Nigerian drug lord has been arrested in Kenya by the Kayole Police Division. Inobemhe was deported from Kenya following a presidential order, after he was arrested alongside his accomplice, another Nigerian, Anthony Chinedu, in June 2013 for drug trafficking. The narcotics trafficker, however, sneaked back to the country and was Read more

APC Candidate Wins Edo Governorship Election as PDP, Ize-Iyamu reject results

Godwin Obaseki, the All Progressives Congress (APC) party candidate in the gubernatorial election in Edo State, has won the contest in the two-way race with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), winning most of the votes.  Sahara Reporters reports that Pastor Ize-Iyamu of the PDP came second in the votes collated and announced by INEC. The Independent Read more

Former Naval Chief, Usman Jibrin, two others granted bail of N100m each by Abuja High Court

The Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court sitting in Maitama, led by Justice A. S. Umar has granted bail to a former Chief of Naval Staff, Usman Jibrin, and two others who are currently being tried for criminal conspiracy brought against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Others on trial are retired Read more

President Buhari removes aide who plagiarized Obama speech

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has removed a speechwriter who caused him national embarrassment after he plagiarized US President Barack Obama. Buhari delivered the lines at the launch of a landmark campaign on September 8, unaware that part of his speech was lifted. Buhari in his speech for the “Change Begins With Me” campaign, said, “We Read more

Edo election: INEC confirms ballot box snatching at Ekpoma

Mr Lebari Nduh, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Electoral Officer in Esan West Local Government Area, has confirmed that hoodlums had snatched a ballot box from Ward 7 unit 11, during the Edo governorship election on Wednesday. Nduh told newsmen at INEC office in Ekpoma that, “The hoodlums couldn’t lay their hands on the Read more

For the first time since 2008, OPEC has agreed to slash oil production

In a surprising decision, OPEC got past its sometimes-bitter internal rivalries and agreed to cut oil production for the first time in eight years. The move, decided among OPEC ministers in Algiers, Algeria, was driven by an enormous fiscal threat that has reached an existential scale to some, such Venezuela and Nigeria. In a decision Read more

Edo election: Ize-Iyamu protests presence of El-Rufai, Ambode in Benin

  The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has protested the presence of the governors of Lagos and Kaduna States, Akinwumi Ambone and Nasir El-Rufai, in Edo State. He said their presence in the state was worrisome in the face of the restriction placed on movement of persons within the state. “We are Read more

Senate indicts Buhari’s Minister, Stanbic IBTC, Standard Chartered Bank, Citi Bank, Diamond Bank

  The Senate on Tuesday directed its Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions to investigate the alleged illegal repatriation of $13.9 billion by MTN through its bankers between 2006 and 2016 to its home country, South Africa. Indicted by the Senate were a Minister in the cabinet of President Muhammad Buhari, Dr. Okechukwu Read more