Ekiti: Supreme Court Fallout, APC expels Oni

By Ayodele Oni, Ado Ekiti Few weeks after the Supreme Court dismissed the eligibility suit filed against Governor Kayode Fayemi by Segun Oni a former chieftain of the All Progressives Party, APC the party has wielded the big stick on the ex-helmsman of Ekiti state by expelling him from the party. Chief Oni had following the apex court judgment announced his retirement from active politics, but sources said he was expelled as punishment for failure to withdraw the case against the incumbent. Chief Oni, popularly called CSO by his followers…

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Customs: Trouble In Customs As Ali Accuses Controllers of Corruption

By Bayo Bernard From extreme obscurity,  the fortunes of Deputy Comptroller of Customs Abdullahi Kirawa has changed so rapidly that he has now become the most powerful officer in the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS only next to the Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd). You will not be surprised to now find him in his classy-furnished office at the Customs College in Lagos, drinking expensive champagne as importers besiege daily to curry his favour. He has taken the shine off the Federal Operation Unit, FOU, Zone A, which…

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Many Actresses Marry ‘Yahoo’ Boys – Tonto Dikeh

Tonto Dikeh

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, says she is a shameless person and therefore will not be cowed by the expectations of people. Dikeh, while chatting with radio presenter, Daddy Freeze, said she would continue to fight dirty with her ex-husband and father of her son, Olakunle Churchill, because “she has no shame”. The actress said most actresses marry ‘Yahoo’ boys (Internet fraudsters) in a desperate search for love only to realise their mistake afterward. She said, “This is the thing most of our actresses go through but nobody says anything. We…

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Insurance Brokers Celebrate Ekeoma Ezeibe

The new Fellow, Ekeoma & her husband, Azubuike, flanked by daughter, Ezinwa and Ryan Ezeibe

By Chinezerem Obi For the family of Barrister Azubuike  Ezeibe,  it was joy unlimited when their beloved wife and mother, Mrs Ekeoma Ezeibe,  Barrister-at-Law,  Chartered Insurance Broker & Managing Director/ CEO, Crystal Trust Insurance Brokers Ltd, was inducted into the Fellowship of the high profile Council of Registered Insurance Brokers. The ceremony which took place on Monday, April 29, was held at the Raddison Blu Hotel, Ikeja GRA, Lagos. Mrs Ezeibe’s  induction followed her successful dissertation for the Fellowship award of the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers. The honour,…

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May Day: Saraki Lauds Workers

By Akinwale Kasali Senate President, Bukola Abubakar Saraki has showered encomiums on workers as they mark the International Workers Day Celebration. Saraki said workers are instrumental to the development and growth of the nation’s economy. In a Goodwill message, Saraki, also commended the leadership and members of the organised labour for their patriotism in mostly choosing dialogue over industrial action in resolving trade disputes. He also pledged his loyalty to the cause and welfare of workers, promising to always champion their causes. Saraki expressed hope that workerswould be encouraged to…

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Oyo 2019: Makinde Writes Ajimobi Over His Aides Illegalities

By Akinwale Kasali Oyo State Governor-elect, Seyi Makinde has written the outgoing governor of the state, Abiola Ajimobi over the excesses, recklessness and the move by Ajimobi’s aides to thwart the transition process. Makinde also alerted Ajimobi’s attention to Local government  stabilization fund and the activities of the Oyo State pilgrim board (Muslim Wing). The excerpof the letter read thus: Your Excellency, Since March 11 this year and 48 hours after the Gubernatorial election, I have observed serial infractions that connote efforts to thwart smooth transition come May 29, 2019…

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AFCON 2019: Super Eagles Battle Senegal Ahead Of Championship

By Akinwale Kasali The Super Eagles of Nigeria are set to trade tackles against the Teranga Lions of Senegal in a friendly encounter ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations tournament to be hosted in Egypt. The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF and the Senegalese Football Association reached a conclusion that the two African soccer power house will play each other in testing the strength of their teams and their preparedness ahead of the championship. Earlier, the Zimbabwean Football Association has also indicated interest to play the 2013 AFCON champions…

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Battle for Computer Village Takes A New dimension


By Uche Mbah The African Hub of Information Technology, generally called the Sillicon Valley of Africa, the Ikeja Computer Village, has been shut down by protesters because of attempts at imposition of an Iyaloja and Babaloja, market leaders meant for local markets of onions and pepper on the market. This, apparently, has been ordered by the Iyaloja general, the daughter of the strong man of Yoruba politics, Bola Ahmed Tinubu Mrs Tinubu Ojo. Iyaloja and Babaloja are meant to be market leaders of local salt and pepper markets, usually selected…

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