• Kenny Badmus reveals he lost FG contract because he is gay

    Kenny Badmus reveals he lost FG contract because he is gay

    A force to reckon with in Nigerian brand expertise, Kenny Badmus has revealed how he lost a yearly contract with the Federal Government after his ex-wife of six years revealed in court that he was gay.

    Badmus, who revealed he is HIV positive, came public with his sexual preference for men with a Facebook post in January 2015.

    In a new post on his Facebook page, Badmus disclosed how his ex-wife of six years knew his orientation before they got married, adding […]

  • Revealed: Why Jammeh Lost After 22 years in Power?

    Revealed: Why Jammeh Lost After 22 years in Power?

    The Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has suffered a great defeat after he scored only half of his previous box office tally in last week’s election, handing victory to opposition coalition leader Adama Barrow.

    But why did Gambians turn against Jammeh after 22 years in power?

    Economic crisis

    A triple blow has been dealt to the Gambian economy in the last three years, making life close to unbearable for many and sending thousands across the Mediterranean to seek a better life in Europe.

    A 2013 […]

  • Buhari mourns human right lawyer, Fred Agbaje, says Nigeria has lost a principled man

    Buhari mourns human right lawyer, Fred Agbaje, says Nigeria has lost a principled man

    President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family, friends and professional colleagues of erudite human rights lawyer, Fred Agbaje, who died on Saturday.

    The President, according to a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, received the news of the sad development with shock.

    He described the constitutional lawyer as “an ardent advocate against corruption and canvasser for internal democracy in political parties, who also believed strongly in the sanctity of the ballot box.”

    Buhari commended the fearlessness […]

  • We have lost faith in the “almighty oil”, says Lai Mohammed

    We have lost faith in the “almighty oil”, says Lai Mohammed

    Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has stated that the government is shifting focus to the creative industry because it no longer has trust in crude oil.

    In a statement issued by Segun Adeyemi, his media aide, on Monday, the minister said the government had promised to invest in the necessary infrastructure to ensure the growth of the movie industry, globally know as Nollywood.

    Mohammed made this statement during a film festival in Lagos on Sunday.

    According to him, “When we trusted […]

  • I Became a millionaire At 17, Built My First House at 19 and Lost Almost Everything at 27 – Popular Actress Shares Inspiring Story

    I Became a millionaire At 17, Built My First House at 19 and Lost Almost Everything at 27 – Popular Actress Shares Inspiring Story

    The story of Nigerian actress, Funke Adesiyan will really touch you as she narrates her inspiring life story.

    Popular Nigerian actress, Funke Adesiyan from Ibadan, Oyo State, has shared a touching and inspiring story how she became a millionaire and lost everything at a tender age.

    The actress took to Instagram to share her story, read below:

    “Let me tell you a story. I am a product of God’s Grace. I was the Games Prefect at my elementary school, I was the Senior […]

  • Nigeria lost N2 Trillion to militancy, pipeline vandalism – NNPC

    Nigeria lost N2 Trillion to militancy, pipeline vandalism – NNPC

    Renewed militancy in the Niger Delta and oil pipe vandalism have cost Nigeria about $7bn, ( equivalent of N2.1tn) this year alone, according to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

    NNPC Group Managing Director Maikanti Baru speaking at the 2016 Fiscal Liquidity Assessment Committee Retreat in Abuja put the total volume of crude oil thus lost to vandalism at 7000kpd.

    “Over 7000kpd of crude oil has been lost due to vandalism this year. A bulk of the loss is from JV assets,” […]

  • Millions of Naira lost as Fire Razes shopping complex at Yaba in Lagos

    Millions of Naira lost as Fire Razes shopping complex at Yaba in Lagos

    Goods worth millions of naira were burnt on Sunday morning as the popular City Ways Shopping Complex located within Tejuosho Market, Yaba, Lagos State, went up in flames.

    The plaza and other adjoining kiosks built by the Yaba Local Government Area for the traders were completely razed down by the early morning inferno.

    A trader put the estimate of goods lost to the inferno at over N500 million.

    The cause of the fire was still unknown as at press time.

    Operatives of the Lagos […]

  • I lost my sight, thrown out of ABU as lecturer – Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant

    I lost my sight, thrown out of ABU as lecturer – Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant

    Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Disability Matters, Dr. Samuel Inalegwu Ode Ankeli, has recalled his ugly experience of how he was thrown out as a lecturer with Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria when he lost his sights.

    Speaking to newsmen in Kaduna, he observed that the physically challenged people in the country were not getting things easy, adding that they were not given the enabling environment to showcase their potentials.

    He noted, “You must know that my background is activism […]

  • How Nigeria lost N500bn in Malabu oil deal

    How Nigeria lost N500bn in Malabu oil deal

    According to reports, the House of Representatives yesterday commenced investigation into the award of the the controversial  Oil Prospecting Licence (OPL) 245, better known as Malabu Oil deal.

    The House had by a resolution of January 27 mandated the Razak Atunwa-led Adhoc committee to probe the alleged corruption, malpractice and breach of due process in the award of the licence.

    The 7th House had investigated the matter, but the report of the investigation was not presented.

    Speaking at yesterday’s investigative hearing  by the […]

  • I lost my eardrum because of slap from policeman – Man cries out

    I lost my eardrum because of slap from policeman – Man cries out

    A man simply identified as Azu Onyia on Wednesday cried out that he lost his ear drum yesterday as a result of a slap allegedly from a policeman from the “B’ Division in Warri for failing to pay three months vigilante dues in his area, Newsmen report.

    Mr. Onyia, who resides in Gesimisi Street in Warri, claimed that he paid five thousand naira as bail bond to enable him access to medical treatments after the police arrested him at about 2pm […]

  • Rob Kardashian Has Put Back On Much Of The Weight He Lost

    Rob Kardashian Has Put Back On Much Of The Weight He Lost

    The dad-to-be was seen at his baby shower over the weekend looking as big as he did when he first got together with Blac Chyna early this year. He’d lost some of the weight some months ago and credited his fiancee for helping and motivating him to lose weight. But he recently went back into recluse mode and gained back the weight.

    The dad-to-be was seen at his baby shower over the weekend looking as big as he did when he […]