EXCEPT the South Africa High Commission changes its policy, thousands of Nigerians may miss watching the FIFA 2010 World, which begins on Friday, due to lack of entry visa to South Africa, the host country of the global sports fiesta. Thousands of Nigerians had, last week, besieged the 24 Molade Okoya Thomas Street, Victoria Island, […]

Injury Robs S’Africa 2010 of Top Stars

In an unprecedented coincidence, a sudden rash of injuries sustained by some of the world’s top footballers, means that fans will not have the benefit of seeing them displaying their stuff on the world’s biggest stage – the FIFA World Cup which kicks off in South Africa on Friday. At the weekend alone, Nigeria’s John […]

Mother of 6 dupes hubby N3m, elopes with lover

A mother of six in Lagos has allegedly duped her husband of N3 million and eloped with her lover. Her husband, Maxwel Ihesue has moved on to Grade A Customary court, Ojo, Lagos, to end his 21- year-old marriage with his wife, Virginia Ihuesue because of infidelity. Maxwel told the court that he has been […]


It appears that members of the National Assembly have lost the sense of propriety, decency and shame. Penultimate week, tempers flared in the House of Representatives when some disgruntled members of the house accused the leadership of leaking to the press an agreement to collapse the capital vote in the 2010 budget and increase the […]

Don’t drag my wives into politics, they are not politicians –- Shekarau

KANO State governor, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau has disassociated himself and his family from calls by a certain group that one of his wives should contest a Senatorial seat in 2011. My wives are not politicians and have no desire to contest for any political position, Shekarau stated According to a statement signed by the Senior […]

The Yar’Adua I knew—Adeniyi, ex-presidential spokesman

Segun Adeniyi was Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to late President Umaru Yar’ Adua. In this piece, Adeniyi pays tributes to his former boss and shares his experience as presidential spokesman There has been a massive outpouring of tributes to the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua since his passing a few weeks ago. So […]


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