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Saturday , February 24 2018


We Need AfDB to Assist African Nations to Mobilise Resources – Adeosun

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has called for a strong and well capitalized African Development Bank (AfDB) that is capable of fulfilling its commitments to member-countries. Adeosun made this call at the Regional Consultative Meeting between the AfDB President, Mr. Akinwumi Adesina and the Bank’s Governors and Ministers of Finance from West Africa and Central Africa held recently ... Read More »

Gani Adams Lauds Ambode’s Role In S’West Integration

…Visits Alausa, Says State Witnessing Massive Transformation …We’re Committed To Progress Of Yoruba Race, Says Lagos Gov    The Aare Ona Kakanfo Designate, Otunba Gani Adams on Tuesday paid a courtesy visit to the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode at the Lagos House in Alausa Ikeja, where he commended his role in the political and economic integration of the ... Read More »

A Handshake Across The Niger

By FEMI ADESINA On December 5, 2017, three wise men came from the East. They had come to see me at the State House, Abuja. Who were they, and what message did they bear? Surely, not gold, frankincense and myrrh. Those are gifts for Divinity. The three men were Igwe Cyprian Madu Nevobasi, Igwe Omeluenyi of Aguneese, Ezeani 111 of ... Read More »

Lagos Police Arrest Badoo Cult Leader, Herbalist 

…Demolish Shrine In Imosan Village The Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday made a major breakthrough in the fight against the menace of Badoo cult with the arrest of the group’s herbalist, Fatai Adebayo alias Alese. The notorious activities of the dreaded cult group prevalent in Ikorodu and Epe axis of the State had sent many of the victims to ... Read More »

N50bn Injected Into Lagos Economy In One Month From Creative Sector -Ayorinde 

…Ambode’s Tourism Vision Taking Shape Says Ayorinde The Lagos State economy has received a major boost as spendings in the creative sector records an estimated N50bn cash transactions in the first three weeks of December, according to reports monitored by the Lagos State Government. The peak in entertainment activities and the huge influx of people from neighboring states and the ... Read More »

Lifestyle Changes: A Personal Odyssey 

Azu Ishiekwene I first did it at 50. Before then I had not done a comprehensive medical check up. Older friends above fifty would often tell me to have a complete check up at least once every year after forty. For men, a checkup is incomplete without a prostrate check. Forty per cent of men in Nigeria, particularly those over ... Read More »

LASTMA arrests Five Officials Over Extortion 

…20 Dismissed For Misconduct The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has arrested five of its traffic officials for extorting motorists last week at various parts of the State. The traffic officials are Bamidele Sheu, a level seven traffic officer aged 48 and resident of 68, Oke Popo Street, Lagos Island; Ope Adisa, aged 32 and level 5 traffic officer ... Read More »

Buhari at 75: Why God kept him alive

By FEMI ADESINA Let me begin by telling a story. On June 1, 2015, the day I resumed work as adviser on media to President Muhammadu Buhari, he had admonished me: “Adesina, always tell me the truth. That is what I want from you. In this type of position I have found myself, it is very easy not to be ... Read More »

What I did to enlarge my bum –Seyi Shay

Sultry Nigerian singer, Seyi Shay, broke the Internet when a picture of her dressed in a transparent outfit surfaced on the web.  It was obvious the singer wasn’t wearing panties under the dress. The picture caused so much ruckus even amongst fellow celebs who were aghast that the singer could wear such outfit in public. But it is so apparent ... Read More »

Wasiu Ayinde mourns deceased daughter

Popular fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, has paid tribute to her daughter, Wasilat Olaronke Ashabi Ayinde, who passed on in Canada on Tuesday. Wasilat was said to have died after an undisclosed illness. Many people have since been expressing condolences to the musician otherwise called K1 de Ultimate over the incident. Ayinde, however, broke his silence on Thursday in a tribute he wrote ... Read More »