• INEC releases names of candidates for Lagos bye-election

    INEC releases names of candidates for Lagos bye-election

    It was gathered that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released names of candidates and political parties participating in the December 3 bye-election into Ifako-Ijaiye Federal Constituency of Lagos State.

    The participating candidates and political parties were released by the national headquarters of INEC in Abuja on Tuesday.

    They are Yusuf Olawale Fatai (Action Alliance, AA); Adebayo Michael Akanbi (Alliance for Democracy, AD); Olugbenga Olusegun Owolabi (Advanced Democratic Congress, ADC); Akinwunmi Nurudeen Olaitan (All Progressives Congress, APC); Babatunde Babatope Akinyele (Peoples […]

  • Don’t smear your good name with N200m mansion, MURIC tells Oshiomhole

    Don’t smear your good name with N200m mansion, MURIC tells Oshiomhole

    A rights group, Muslims Rights Concern, has advised a former governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, not to destroy his legacies by accepting the N200 million mansion approved for him by the state assembly.

    In a statement by its Executive Director, Ishaq Akintola, MURIC advised Mr. Oshiomhole to reject the mansion.

    The group said, “The Edo State House of Assesmbly last week voted a N200 million mansion for the immediate past governor of the state, Comrade Adams Oshiomole.

    “While the Muslim Rights Concern […]

  • Janet Jackson plans to name her future son after her brothers

    Janet Jackson plans to name her future son after her brothers

    Janet Jackson is set to name her unborn son ‘Micheal Brandon’ in honour of her brothers, King of Pop, Micheal Jackson and Marlon’s twin brother, Brandon, who died at birth.

    Janet Jackson’s husband, Wissam Al Mana who is a Muslim, is in support of her decision as they have found a middle ground that won’t compromise his Muslim traditions. It is reported that Micheal Brandon will be his middle name while his first name and last name will be Muslim

  • How bizmen used ex-Customs boss’ name to defraud importer of N31m – Witness

    How bizmen used ex-Customs boss’ name to defraud importer of N31m – Witness

    Justice Kudirat Jose of the Lagos State High Court Ikeja yesterday heard how two Oyo state based businessmen Jimoh Aremu Oderinde and Sheriff Olaseni Ajaga allegedly used the name of former Comptroller- General of Nigerian Customs Service Alhaji Abdullahi Dikko to obtained N30.7million by false pretence.

    An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness, Kajethan Egerue told the judge that the two men collected the money from their victim in the name of Dikko as cost to facilitate the release of […]

  • Ukrainian man changes name to iPhone 7 to receive Apple smartphone

    Ukrainian man changes name to iPhone 7 to receive Apple smartphone

    Recently after an electronic outlet in Ukraine offered to give free iPhone7 to anyone willing to change their legal name to iPhone 7, a 20 year old, Olexander Turin who was up to the challenge literally changed his name to iPhone Sim (Seven) on his passport to receive the new apple phone.

    Although, after receiving the converted price on Friday, iPhone Sim also hinted at changing it back to his original name, Olexander Turin, when he starts having

  • Tell Buhari to name dialogue team – Niger Delta elders urge US

    Tell Buhari to name dialogue team – Niger Delta elders urge US

    Niger Delta Stakeholders including traditional rulers from the six coastal states in the region have asked the United States to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to open doors for the proposed dialogue with militants to commence by listing the Federal Government team.

    They also tasked the United States Government to stop the Federal Government from pushing the region into an imminent civil war over deliberate militarisation of the region, even when the militants had announced a ceasefire for a dialogue.

    The stakeholders, […]

  • Every Nigerian has a right to name their dog Buhari – Falana

    Every Nigerian has a right to name their dog Buhari – Falana

    Femi Falana, one of Nigeria’s foremost rights lawyer has spoken against the prosecution of Joachim Chinakwe, a Nigerian who named his dog “Buhari”.

    According to reports,  Falana said that Chinakwe’s ordeal had no place in the Nigerian statute, adding that labelling his dog with his desired name was in exercise of his fundamental rights to free speech which should not be curtailed by the Nigerian state.

    ”I am going to request the attorney-general of Ogun State to discontinue the frivolous charge. It […]

  • Buhari didn’t name looters to protect his ministers, says PDP

    Buhari didn’t name looters to protect his ministers, says PDP

    The Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has said President Muhammadu Buhari reneged on the promise he made to name treasury looters because two serving ministers in his cabinet are among those looters, who recently returned their loot.

    The spokesperson for the PDP in Osun State, Mr. Diran Odeyemi, said this in a statement in Osogbo on Sunday.
    The opposition party dared Buhari to name the looters who returned the stolen funds.

    The party also accused the President of being selective […]

  • Akpororo apologizes to Kate Henshaw for using her image & name to promote his show without consent

    Akpororo apologizes to Kate Henshaw for using her image & name to promote his show without consent

    Actress Kate Henshaw today issued a 48hrs ultimatum to the organizers of comedian Akpororo’s show after she discovered they were using her name & image to promote it without her knowledge or consent.

    Akpororo has now apologized. See the way he plugged in his

  • Presidency challenges Saraki to name cabal in Buhari’s government

    Presidency challenges Saraki to name cabal in Buhari’s government

    The Presidency on Monday challenged the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to name the cabals in President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.

    Saraki had claimed that there is “now a government within the government of President Buhari”, which has allegedly seized the apparatus of Executive powers to pursue a nefarious agenda.

    But a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said that the claim by Senator Saraki would have been more worth the while if it had been backed with more […]