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Wednesday, 24 February 2016

Buhari arrives Medina, Saudi Arabia for Lessr Hajj (PHOTOS)


President Buhari who is currently in Saudi Arabia on a state visit, departed Riyadh and arrived Medina this afternoon for Lesser Hajj. More photos......

Meet the UNILAG graduate that graduated with 5.0 CGPA (PHOTO)

Daniel Dada Ayodele, a graduate of Psychology graduated with a 5.0 cumulative Grade Point Average and will be the best graduating student at the University's 2014/2015 Convocation ceremony which holds next week. 


He is the first student in the school to graduate with a record 5.0 CGPA.

Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof Rahamon Bello disclosed this at a pre-convocation media briefing today February 24th. “A perfect score. This means he scored As in all courses he took in the programme. I congratulate the graduate with a First Class‎”he said.



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Revealed: Davido's new customized diamond Rolex watch cost $120k (PHOTOS)


Davido shared the pic of his new Rolex Watch and wrote "For those asking: "it's $120,000. Wow! Right now, that would be over N30million.

FIFA appeals reduce Blatter, Michel Platini ban to six years

FIFA appeals committee on Wednesday upheld the bans handed out to outgoing president of the soccer governing body, Sepp Blatter and s UEFA boss Michel Platini.
Blatter, Michel Platini lose FIFA appeals
But the suspensions have been reduced from eight to six years, the BBC reports.

MTN withdraws lawsuit against Nigeria, pays $250m

South African telecommunications firm, MTN has withdrawn its lawsuit against Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) over a $3.9 billion fine and paid $250 million towards a possible settlement.
MTN drops lawsuit against Nigeria, pays $250m
A judge in Lagos last month gave both parties until March 18 to reach a settlement, after MTN had asked the court to arbitrate over the dispute, saying the NCC had no legal grounds to order the fine, Reuters reported.

EFFC detains ex-PDP national chairman, Uche Secondus

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today, Wednesday arrested and detained the deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, for allegedly receiving 23 choice vehicles from an associate of ex-Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.
Uche Secondus, deputy national chairman of PDP

He was also grilled for about eight hours on the same curious gifts.

Monday, 22 February 2016

Strange disease in Lagos confirmed to be measles

The Lagos State Government has described the out break of the fatal febrile rash illness in Otodo Gbame community area of the state as measles.


The disease was confirmed as measles virus through Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) technique carried out at the Virology Reference Laboratory, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi Araba.

Buhari appoints visually-impaired as Special Assistant

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appointed a visually impaired man, Samuel Inalegwu Ode Ankeli as Senior Special Assistant with responsibility for his dealings with persons living with a disability.
Buhari appoints visually-impaired as SSA

It would be recalled that Dr. Ankeli headed the Directorate of Persons With Disability during the 2015 Presidential election campaign for Buhari/Osinbajo.

Sunday, 21 February 2016

Buhari off to Saudi Arabia, Qatar

President Muhammadu Buhari will begin a week-long official visit to Saudi Arabia and Qatar from Monday.
Buhari to visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar
Buhari, according to a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, will be accompanied by a high-powered Federal Government delegation, including the Minister of State (Petroleum) and Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC), Dr. Ibe Kachikwu.

New Olubadan to be installed March 4

The Olubadan-Designate, High Chief Saliu Adetunji may be installed as the new Olubadan of Ibadanland on Friday, March 4.
New Olubadan to be installed March 4

The Olubadan-Designate,High Chief Adetunji disclosed this over the weekend while receiving Juju music maestro, Chief Ebenezer Fabiyi Obey in his Popoyemoja, Ibadan residence.

Fall of Naira to Dollar, don't blame Buhari - Sen. Ben Murray Bruce


Many Nigerians are complaining about the constant fall in the value of the Naira and they blame the Government. But is the government really to blame? In truth, our insatiable appetite for all things foreign is to blame. I always fly Arik Business