How Keyamo, Odumakin Disgrace IBB At Oshiomhole’s Rally

Lagos lawyer, Festus Keyamo, and the President of the Campaign for Democracy, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin disgraced former military dictator, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, when they questioned his presence at the One Man One Vote rally organized by Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State. Keyamo, who has never hidden his hatred for IBB over his activities as […]

SOYINKA SLAMS BBC OVER DOCUMENTARY ON LAGOS

Nigerian playwright derides Welcome to Lagos, shot in teeming slums, as colonialist and patronising A BBC documentary series set in slum areas of Lagos has been branded “condescending” and “colonialist” by Wole Soyinka, the Nobel laureate and one of Nigeria’s most famous living writers. Speaking to the Guardian, Professor Soyinka said that Welcome to Lagos, […]

Policemen brutalise Tribune reporter in Ondo

The Ondo State correspondent of the Nigerian Tribune, Yinka Oladoyinbo was Wednesday evening assaulted by men of the Okuta Elerinla Police Station, Akure, Ondo State, who thoroughly beat him up and detained him at the police station for four hours. The policemen, numbering about fifteen, invaded the premises of the Nigerian Tribune’s office on Oyemekun […]

EFCC arrests Funke Kuti over N50m fraud

Funke, estranged wife of Afrobeat star, Femi Kuti, was on Thursday afternoon, arrested in Lagos, by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over an alleged N50 million fraud. Commission’s spokesperson, Mr. Femi Baba-femi, confirmed the arrest. Funke, daughter of Senator Brimoh Yusuf, was reportedly arrested at about 1 pm in Lagos and […]

THISDAY Reporter, 3 Others Get Death Threat

“Gbenga Aruleba, AIT, Yusuf Ali, The Nation, Olusola Fabiyi, The Punch, Chuks Okocha, THISDAY. You all have no hiding place. You must be happy now that Prof. Maurice Iwu has been sacked due to your bad stories and reports. We will deal with you soon. Remember Dele Giwa, Bayo Ohu, and Edo Ubagwu? Good luck”. […]

NOLLYWOOD MARKETER, PRODUCER IN POLICE NET OVER GHANAIAN ACTOR

Nigerian movie producer and a marketer fight over a Ghanaian actor, John Dumelo and were recently apprehended at Division A Police Command in Asaba area of Delta State. As the story goes, penultimate week, precisely 4th of April, 2010, a hit argument was said to have occurred between boss of Det Rich Production Company Limited, […]

Three journalists killed in a single day- REPORTERS WITHOUT BORDERS

Reporters Without Borders is deeply shocked to learn that three journalists were killed in two separate incidents on 24 April. Edo Sule Ugbagwu, a court reporter for the daily The Nation, was gunned down in his Lagos home. Nathan S. Dabak, the deputy editor of the Protestant fortnightly Light Bearer, and Sunday Gyang Bwede, one […]

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