• Parting Ways with D’banj was Not the Right Decision – Don Jazzy Breaks Silence

    Parting Ways with D’banj was Not the Right Decision – Don Jazzy Breaks Silence

    Mavin Records boss, Don Jazzy, has revealed like never before of his highly publicized business separation from D’banj, and finally admitted that it was not a good decision.

    Speaking in an exlcusive interview in a TV programme “Worst Day in Business”, a show hosted by Peace Hyde on CNBC Africa, multi-millionaire music producer and CEO of Mavin Records, Micheal Ajereh Collins, popularly known as Don Jazzy, has revealed that his business separation from Dapo Oyebanjo a.k.a D’banj, was not a good […]

  • Buhari’s anti-corruption war not selective – Kalu

    Buhari’s anti-corruption war not selective – Kalu

    Former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, on Friday said the anti-corruption campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is not selective as it is perceived in some quarters.

    He said those being investigated for corruption are individuals that handled the finances of the country in the last administration, adding that the present government is right to demand how the money was expended.

    Speaking to journalists after visiting former military President, Ibrahim Babangida, at his Uphill residence in Minna, Niger State, Kalu […]

  • Nigeria’s unity not negotiable – Buhari tells militants

    Nigeria’s unity not negotiable – Buhari tells militants

    President Muhammadu Buhari has told militants in the Niger Delta that they have no choice but accept that Nigeria’s unity is not negotiable.

    He therefore urged them to change their minds and support a peacful effort to turn Nigeria around.

    Buhari, who spoke on Wednesday while receiving a cross section of Nigerians mostly Muslims who came to his residence within the precincts of the presidential villa to pay him Sallah homage, insisted that Nigeria’s unity remained non- negotiable.

    He also used the occasion […]

  • Oil facilities in Imo not bombed – Army

    Oil facilities in Imo not bombed – Army

    The Brigade Commander of 34 Artillery Brigade, Obinze, Owerri West local council area of Imo State, Brigadier-General Kay Ishiaku, has dismissed the recent claim by Niger Delta Red Squad, NDRS, a new militant group that it bombed facilities of oil companies operating in Imo State.

    Ishiaku, who debunked the report, while fielding questions in Owerri, however, warned that his Command would not take kindly to any group with satanic intents.

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    “A new militant group recently claimed that it bombed […]

  • Sheriff not sacked by Court, says Oladipo

    Sheriff not sacked by Court, says Oladipo

    Prof. Adewale Oladipo, the National Secretary to the Senator Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, has said that Sheriff was not sacked by any court order.

    This was contained in a statement signed by Oladipo and made available to newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja.

    He said the attention of the party had been drawn to reports circulating in the media that a Federal Capital Territory High Court had ousted Sheriff, the disputed the national chairman of the PDP.

    He described […]

  • One-chance is not a crime, it is called hustling – Suspect

    One-chance is not a crime, it is called hustling – Suspect

    One of the six suspects of three different ‘one-chance’ robbery gangs arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command on Sunday has lamented that the prevailing economic situation in the country has greatly affected their robbery operations

    The suspect, Adeleke Rasaq, 24, was arrested along with his gang members, Lucky John (22) in Abule Egba, Agbado Oke Local Council Development Area (LCDA).

    Adeleke, who resigned as a factory worker to join the robbery gang said, […]

  • Alleged Forgery: I’m witnessing as a Unity Forum member, not Buhari’s aide – Ojudu

    Alleged Forgery: I’m witnessing as a Unity Forum member, not Buhari’s aide – Ojudu

    Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, has said his role as a witness in the case involving the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, for allegedly forging the Senate Standing Rules, has to do with his membership of the 7th Senate and as one of the conveners of the Unity Forum that called the police attention to the matter.

    Ojudu, who represented the Ekiti Central Senatorial District between 2011-2015, said his involvement in […]

  • Charles Okah has not escaped, says NPS

    Charles Okah has not escaped, says NPS

    The Nigerian Prisons Service on Saturday said the suspected mastermind of the 2010 Independence Day bombings in Abuja, Charles Okah, has not escaped from Kuje Prison in Abuja, where he is being kept.

    But the prisons authorities said there was a jail break attempt on Friday night.

    News had filtered out on Saturday morning that Okah had scaled the Kuje Prison fence alongside some other prisoners and escaped.

    But the spokesman of the NPS, Francis Enobore, told an online medium on Saturday: “He […]

  • Military not plotting to overthrow Buhari’s government – DHQ

    Military not plotting to overthrow Buhari’s government – DHQ

    Hours after the Nigerian Army denied teaming up with any group to topple the democratically-elected government of President Muhammadu Buhari, the Defence Headquarters has distanced itself from such plans, stressing that the online report which alleged so is not only diversionary but a complete propaganda.

    “The attention of the Nigerian Army has been drawn to another campaign of calumny and distraction by faceless criminal gang of economic saboteurs that hide under the aegis of Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force (JNDLF) alleging […]

  • N37bn yearly not enough to solve housing problem, says Fashola

    N37bn yearly not enough to solve housing problem, says Fashola

    The annual budget of N37 billion as passed in the 2016 appropriation cannot enable the country to meet its housing deficit in the nearest future, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, the Minister for Power, Works and Housing, has said.

    Fashola made the submission while appearing before the House of Representatives Committee on Housing to update lawmakers on the implementation details of the ministry’s housing policy.

    He told the lawmakers the Ministry was made up of professionals of diverse background armed with necessary expertise to […]

  • Accept your removal in good faith, chairmanship not do-or-die – Makarfi tells Sheriff

    Accept your removal in good faith, chairmanship not do-or-die – Makarfi tells Sheriff

    Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Caretaker Committee, Ahmed Makarfi, has appealed to the party’s former Chairman, Sen Ali Modu Sheriff to accept his ouster from the leadership role of the party in good faith.

    Makarfi, a former governor of Kaduna State described as false reports that he stepped down from the leadership role of the opposition party for Sheriff, Newsmen reports.

    He said, “I am representing the party. Sheriff is representing his own interest and that of some individuals. I […]