Charlie Boy leads pro-Iwu protest to National Assembly

Popular entertainer, Charles Oputa (aka Charlie Boy), on Thursday led a group of young people to the National Assembly to protest calls for the sack of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman, Maurice Iwu. The group, mostly made up of men in their early 20s, forced their way through a security barricade at the […]

Obi swears in new commissioners, advisers

AWKA—GOVERNOR Peter Obi, yesterday swore in 16 Commissioners and four Special Advisers following their confirmation on Tuesday by the state House of Assembly. The swearing in ceremony, which was held at the Governor’s residence at Amawbia at about 9 am, took most people, including the Commissioners, by surprise as the appointees did not even have […]


ABEOKUTA – FORMER Military President Ibrahim Babangida, speaking yesterday, on his ambition to take another shot at the Presidency next year, said he was still consulting with his political associates on how to prosecute the 2011 presidential election. He warned that for the Nigerian nation to make any appreciable progress, it must practise true federalism […]

Yar’Adua Hosts Imams, Associates at Aso Rock

President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, who has not been seen in public since taking ill in November last year, met with close friends, associates and clerics on Tuesday night and also yesterday evening at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. On Tuesday, he met with his businessman friend, Alhaji Dahiru Manga; a member of the House of Representatives […]


The hope of Hon. Alphonsus Ubaneze Igbeke of the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) to take over the seat of Senator Joy Emordi as the senator representing Anambra North Senatorial District may remain a pipe dream pending the resolution of some puzzles arising from judgments delivered in respect of the seat. Investigation revealed that rather […]

Mike Adenuga to fly in Beyonce for daughter’s wedding in April

One of Nigeria’s richest men and owner of Globacom, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jnr., is supposedly flying in Beyonce Knowles to perform at his daughter, Bella’s wedding to Jameel Disu. Bella and Jameel’s journey into matrimony would be a three day carnival. The first phase, which is the introduction ceremony, would come up on Saturday, April […]


There was a ray of hope for Kogi State Chapter of the Actors Guild of Nigeria as for the State Government recently expressed willingness to partner with it towards extending the frontier of the movies industry. The event which brought together renowned and budding actors from across the federation was organized to enhance the growth […]


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