Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Alleged N5.8bn scam: Resign, submit yourself to trial – Human Right group tells Osinbajo

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has asked the Vice President, Yemi Osinbanjo, to resign following his indictment in a N5.8 billion scam by the House of Representatives.

The group also called for the comprehensive reorganization of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA.

ICPC charges sex for marks OAU lecturer, Akindele

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is set to arraign a former lecturer of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Professor Richard Iyiola Akindele, at the Federal High Court, Osogbo.

 A voice note of Akindele demanding sex from one of his students, Ms. Monica Osagie, in order to upgrade her academic result had circulated few months ago.

Mimiko 'pulls out of presidential race, to contest senatorial election'

Former governor of Ondo state, Olusegun Mimiko, has reportedly dumped his presidential ambition.

The two-term governor of Ondo had emerged presidential candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP).

Ben Nwabueze gets emotional during Igbo leaders meeting with Atiku, says ‘I will not die until you become president’

Prof. Ben Nwabueze, SAN, on Wednesday said he believed former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, would lead the country to greatness.

The head of Igbo Leaders of Thought and chairman of The Patriots said this on Wednesday in Enugu when the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate met with Igbo leaders.

2019: Igbo leaders endorse Atiku Abubakar after a meeting with ex-VP in Enugu (Photos)

Igbo leaders have endorsed the candidacy of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flagbearer, Atiku Abubakar, for the 2019 presidential election.

This was made known in a communique which was read after a summit in Enugu state, on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, by prominent lawyer, Olisa Agbakoba.

GQ magazine faces backlash after naming Serena Williams 2018 "Woman" of the Year

GQ magazine has named Serena Williams as their 2018 Woman of the Year.

The magazine also released three new covers featuring their 2018 Men of the Year.

#BBNaija star, Debie Rise rebrands as Deborah Rise (Photos)

Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Debie Rise, has rebranded to Deborah Rise.

The singer (real name Olurishe Deborah Ebun) announced on Instagram that she will now be known as Deborah Rise. She has also announced that her next project will be officially released on the 15th of November.

Melania Trump turned down Michelle Obama's offer to help as first lady, gives reason

Former US first lady, Michelle Obama, has revealed that she extended an offer of help to Melania Trump when she was assuming her role..

Michelle made the revelation in her forthcoming book, “Becoming,” saying that the former first lady Laura Bush had extended the courtesy to her, and she thought it a good idea to extend it to Melania, too.

TV personality Shade Ladipo announces she's married..but no picture of her partner

TV personality, Shade Ladipo, today announced that she's officially and legally married.

She shared a photo of only herself at the Ikoyi Marriage registry on Instagram and fans are wondering why no one is standing beside her.

Kemi Adetiba accuses Customs officers of trying to extort her, sexism

Movie director Kemi Adetiba has shared how Customs officers at the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos, harassed and tried to extort her.

Sharing her experience on Twitter, Adetiba also accused the officers of sexism.

Between Davido & Eko Atlantic over his 'failure to get approval for concert venue'

Music star Davido, has revealed that he was denied approval of the Eko Atlantic venue for his December concert.

The singer made this known on his Twitter page adding that “it’s a dirty game but I can’t be stopped.”

House of Reps adjourn over faulty microphones

The house of representatives has adjourned plenary till Tuesday over faulty microphones in the chamber.

The problem has made the lower legislative chamber adjourn plenary for the third time in a week.

I will go shirtless if I see someone wearing the same shirt as me - Burna Boy

Music artist, Burna Boy, says he can go shirtless if he sees someone wearing the same shirt he is wearing at an event.

In an interview with Africa’s Finest, a fashion magazine by Guaranty Trust Bank, the Nigerian Afrofusion artiste said he is already working on his own fashion brand.

Police arrest WhatsApp group admin, members for sharing 'fake news' in Kano

The Police in Kano State have arrested the administrator and members of a Whatsapp group for circulating fake news about a married woman said to be involved in trafficking children.

Spokesman of the Kano Police Command, Magaji Musa Maaji, told PR Nigeria that the suspects were arrested after the woman lodged a complaint with the Police.

Judge orders Abaribe, 2 others to pay N100m each over Nnamdi Kanu’s absence in court

Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe has been ordered to, within two months, pay N100 million into the account of a federal high court in Abuja over his inability to produce Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in court.

Gov. Tambuwal’s deputy resigns

Deputy governor of Sokoto state, Ahmed Sokoto, has resigned his position.

Sokoto reportedly submitted his resignation letter to the state house of assembly on Tuesday over alleged threats of impeachment.

Sports news: Ranieri appointed Fulham coach, Solari named permanent Real Madrid coach

Former Leicester City manager, Claudio Ranieri, has been appointed as the new coach of Fulham.

Ranieri’s appointment came after Fulham sacked Slavisa Jokanovic on Wednesday.

$12m ‘fraud’: Hope Uzodinma should quit politics and face his trial - Okorocha

Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, has denied being behind the arrest of Senator Hope Uzodimma, saying he is too godly to think evil against anyone.

Uzodimma was arrested on Sunday in Abuja because of the alleged failure of his company to execute a $12 million contract awarded to him by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).

$12m ‘fraud’: Senator Hope Uzodinma fails to appear before presidential probe panel

Governorship candidate of the APC in Imo state, Senator Hope Uzodinma, on Tuesday failed to appear before the special presidential investigation panel for recovery of public property (SPIP) to answer questions over alleged fraud.

Spokeswoman of the panel, Lucie-Ann Laha, disclosed this to reporters in Abuja, saying the panel officials spent hours waiting for Uzodinma.

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

MTN to acquire banking licence in Nigeria

The chief executive officer at MTN Group, Rob Shuter, says the group will acquire an independent banking licence in Nigeria by 2019.

Speaking at a telecoms conference in Cape Town, South Africa on Tuesday, the MTN CEO said it will put in an application in December and should lunch the bank in second quarter 2019.

BFF, Bride Linda Ejiofor and her Matron of Honour Adesua Etomi

Nollywood actress Linda Ejiofor got married Ibrahim Sule and her Matron of Honour was her BFF Adesua Etomi-Wellington.

Bianca shares throwback photos of her wedding with Ojukwu to celebrate their anniversary

Former Nigeria's Ambassador to Spain, Bianca Ojukwu, is celebrating her wedding anniversary with late Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu.

The former beauty queen on Monday shared throwback photos of her wedding to the late Ikemba Nnewi, walking down memory lane.

Monday, 12 November 2018

Two children, dog found dead in freezer in Ikorodu, Lagos

Residents of Ikorodu in Lagos were on Sunday thrown into mourning when the corpses of two children and a dog were found in a freezer.

The incident was said to have occurred at 2, Christian Onoja Street, Igbogbo in Igbogbo-Baiyeku local council development area.

Fayose hosts Peter Obi at his Lagos residence (Photos)

Former governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, on Monday hosted former Anambra governor & VP candidate, Peter Obi, at his Lagos residence.

According to Fayose’s media aide, Lere Olayinka, the ex-governors had a fruitful discussion on how to rescue Nigeria.

Teleology takes over 9mobile, names new board

Teleology Holdings Limited has taken over telecommunication company, 9mobile.

Etisalat Nigeria Limited was in July 2017 taking over banks over N541 billion debt overhang and renamed 9mobile.
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