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Charly Boy Disowns Biafra

Nigerian pop music legend, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa (aka Charly Boy) has disowned any connection with the Biafra agitation, which he described as a waste of time. The former president of Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN), who is also a singer, songwriter, television presenter and producer, says he will not cringe from speaking his mind on the controversial issue, though ...

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Heavy Rain Mars Lagos Council Election

Heavy rainfall caused low voter turnout and marred the chairmanship and councillorship elections in the 20 local government areas and 37 local council development areas in the State, yesterday. The council elections, conducted by Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), were the first in five years and 12 political parties participated. The parties that participated include: Accord Party (AP), Action ...

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Stage Set For Pastor Monehin’s Birthday

The stage is set for the birthday celebration for one of the national women leaders in Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor (Mrs) R. A. Monehin, who is also the zonal pastor of Throne of Mercy at Ikotun, Lagos State. Sources close to the church disclosed that Pastor Monehin, who is a doctorate holder, school owner and former principal ...

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FG Aids 198 Deportees From Saudi Arabia

The Federal Government on Saturday received no fewer than 198 deported Nigerians illegally residing in Saudi Arabia at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport at about 10 am. The returnees, who included women and children, were among 1,800 Nigerians living illegally in Saudi Arabia, who were given amnesty to return to the country, and they returned with their luggage on board ...

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Atiku Backs Restructuring

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar says only restructuring of Nigeria could guarantee unity, equity and security of the nation, saying he is shocked by the opposition of people he called ‘progressives’ to the move to restructure Nigeria for the benefit of all. “Only by restructuring can we guarantee Unity, Equity and Security for our nation. Along with the late great ...

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Kano Police Arrest 5 Boko Haram Suspects

Kano State police command has arrested five Boko Haram suspects at Gayawa town in Ungogo Local Government Area. The suspects, which were paraded at the command’s Bompai headquarters on Sunday morning, included Abba Mohammed, 20 and an indigene of Niger Republic, Usman Buhari, 23, from Borno State and Illyasu Abdullahi, 46 from Gezawa Local Government. The rest were two females, ...

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Britain Admits Interest In Nigeria’s Oil

British High Commissioner, Mr. Paul Arkwright has admitted that his country has serious interest in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry. Arkwright made this promise when the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, visited the Chancery of British High Commission in Abuja. He noted that the British Government had genuine investment interest ...

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KESH To Perform At Give’N’Take National Jackpot Draw

The fifth edition of Give’n’Take National Jackpot draw promises to be more entertaining as YBNL Nation rapper and singer Lil Kesh is billed to electrify the National Jackpot studio in Abuja. Hosted by veteran actor Segun Arinze,and Linda Osifo as cohost, the jackpot draw is a combination of excitement and winnings. Performances are by Nigeria’s most popular musicians and comedians ...

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GE Leads To End PowerGen, DistribuTech 2017 Event In Johannesburg

The electricity industry in Africa is undergoing massive transformation and the old linear model of conducting electricity affairs is being challenged and tested, as new models are emerging with far reaching impact Technology available today can be employed to create reliable, sustainable, localized and more efficient energy networks. That was the message that George Njenga, GM, Steam Power Systems for ...

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Nnamdi Kanu Is A Nonentity – OPC

The Reformed Oodua People’s Congress, OPC, has described leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu as a “nonentity” for berating former President Olusegun Obasanjo and a National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu. In a statement by the National President, Dare Adesope, the group warned that it will no longer sit back and watch ...

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