• President Buhari appoints Walter Onnoghen as acting Chief Justice of Nigeria

    President Buhari appoints Walter Onnoghen as acting Chief Justice of Nigeria

    The uncertainty surrounding succession to the office of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) has persisted even as the Presidency said Wednesday that an acting CJN would be sworn in today by President Muhammadu Buhari.

    The president’s failure to appoint a replacement for Justice Mahmud Mohammed, whose tenure lapsed 12 midnight Wednesday, had threatened to create a leadership vacuum in the judiciary.

    But the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Shehu Garba, said Wednesday that there was […]

  • Why I took a break from acting –Tonto Dikeh

    Why I took a break from acting –Tonto Dikeh

    Multiple-award winning screen goddess cum singer and songwriter, Tonto Dikeh-Churchill needs no introduction. Blessed with beautiful skin and great talent, her hard work and dedication has fetched her international endorsements and accolades.

    In this exclusive interview, the mother of one disclosed why she hasn’t starred in any movie since her marriage. She also opens up on her plans and why she is sticking to exclusive breastfeeding.

    You are one of the most celebrated stars coming out of Nollywood. What do you cherish […]

  • Acting capacity, not a distraction – EFCC boss

    Acting capacity, not a distraction – EFCC boss

    It was gathered that the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, said he is not distracted by the fact that he is acting for some time now and declared his intention to keep the fight against corruption going.

    Magu, who stated this at a one-day capacity-building workshop organised by the EFCC for journalists in Abuja yesterday, said the fact that he has not been confirmed is no distraction to doing his job as he is […]

  • “I Almost Gave up on Acting but Look at Me Now”- Omoni Oboli

    “I Almost Gave up on Acting but Look at Me Now”- Omoni Oboli

    For Award-winning Nollywood Actress, Director and Producer, life hasn’t been a bed of roses as she almost packed her bags when she returned to Nollywood years ago. The actress who decided to take a break from acting in 1996 to complete her studies and to give birth to three boys returned to Nollywood in 2009 only to see there was practically no place for her in the industry.

    The delectable actress had to show doggedness and resilience in a bid to […]

  • Ezekiel Oseni named acting NERFUND boss

    Ezekiel Oseni named acting NERFUND boss

    The Federal Government has announced the appointment of Dr. Ezekiel Oseni as the new acting Managing Director of National Economic Reconstruction Fund (NERFUND).

    The appointment, which was approved by the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, takes off with immediate effect under the management agreement between the Federal Ministry of Finance and Bank of Industry.

    Ezekiel was the General Manger and Chief Risk Officer at the Bank of Industry until his new appointment.

    He has mandate amongst others to reposition the organisation and […]

  • Court remands former Adamawa acting Governor, Fintri in prison

    Court remands former Adamawa acting Governor, Fintri in prison

    An Abuja Federal High Court on Thursday ordered the remand of a former Acting Governor of Adamawa, Ahmadu Fintri, in Kuje prison pending the determination of his bail application.

    Mr. Fintri was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a five-count charge bordering on money laundering.

    He was said to have defrauded the Adamawa government to the tune of N970 million and 4.8 million dollars when he was the governor of the state for three months.

    The defendant, however, pleaded […]

  • Oshiomhole acting as if he is the one running for election – PDP candidate, Ize-Iyamu

    Oshiomhole acting as if he is the one running for election – PDP candidate, Ize-Iyamu

    The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the governorship election in Edo state, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has stated that the outgoing governor, Adams Oshiomhole was acting as if he was the candidate running for election.

    In a statement yesterday formally congratulating Mr. Godwin Obaseki on his emergence as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Ize-Iyamu wondered if the inability of his APC rival to speak for himself is not a sign of things to come.

    While stressing that he looked […]