Tension heightens as Faleke, Bello’s supporters clash at APC national secretariat

The atmosphere around the national secretariat of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Abuja has become tense following a clash between supporters of Yahaya Bello and Hon. James Faleke.

Both have entrenched interest in the Kogi State election and are jostling to replace the former governorship candidate of the party, late Abubakar Audu.

Anambra and the N75 billion debate

Ejike Anyaduba
It has been weeks of frenzied activities since the government of Anambra state disavowed responsibility for alleged N75 billion bequest of the previous administration. The media (print and online) was stirred considerably and literally brought home to Anambra. Headlines were cast as there were interests. Anchors on TV furthered the histrionics by hosting rebutters of unequal strength to dispute the contentious claim. The disparity in the performance of the two guests on TV (Sir Willie Nwokoye, Governor Willie Obiano’s principal secretary and Mr. Valentine Obienyem, former Governor Peter Obi’s media aide) was tellingly stark.

Arms Deal Investigation: Why EFCC Arresed Former inister of State Finance Yuguda, former

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s Special Task Force on the alleged $2bn arms procurement scandal probe on Monday stepped up its tempo with the arrest of a former Minister of State for Finance, Ambassador Bashir Yuguda.

Obiano wins Primary Education Friendly Governor Award

 Bestowing the award on Governor Obiano at the National Annual Workshop and Award Ceremony in Oshogbo, Osun State, the National President of AOPSHON, Alhaji Mahmud Lawal revealed that the choice of Obiano was unanimous because of his tremendous support to foundational education and his special love for teachers culminating in the regular payment of salaries as well as salary increment and other incentives to teaches in a time of recession.

Anambra 75 billion and the price of silence

Ikewena Muoghalu
On the 14th day of November, 2015, the government of Anambra state debunked the long-held opinion that ex-governor Peter Obi left a legacy of N75 billion for the government of Chief Willie Obiano. By this clarification the government has put a lie to media reports both in the print and online that Anambra was financially stable as at 17th March, 2014 on account of this money. Echoes of this humongous bequeathal have been heard in hallowed and ordinary places. Even some respected columnists have expressed similar sentiments.     

Queen of England, President Buhari & 20 Governors Bid To Attend New Ooni’s Coronation

Her Majesty the Queen of England, Elizabeth Alexandra; President Muhammadu Buhari; Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN); and governors from at least 20 states, ministers and other dignitaries are expected to attend the coronation of the new Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II.



Former President Goodluck Jonathan this morning when some suspected militants working for the All Progressives Congress in Bayelsa State drove into his convey.

The men, who intercepted and drove into a short motorcade conveying the former President from the Julius Berger bridge area of the state capital Yenagoa, trailed and chased the motorcade to the entrance of the Yenagoa private residence of the former President in the Kpansia area of the town, before they were overpowered and arrested by a combined team of security operatives attached to the former President.

Flavour Caught Kissing Chidinma In Onitsha

The Nigeria leading music crooners, Flavour was caught by our camera lens this weekend in Onitsha, kissing Chidinma in a concert organized to honour Phyno tagged PHYNO FEST in Onitsha.
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BIAFRA UPDATE: OHANEZE Speaks At Last, Gives Ultimatum For Nnamdi Kanu's Release

The apex Igbo organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday, rose from its Imeobi (highest decision organ) meeting in Enugu and called on the Federal Government to release Nnamdi Kanu, the detained Director of Radio Biafra and leader of IPOB, unconditionally.
Nnamdi-Kanu in court

France Uses Sweeping Powers to Curb Climate Protests, but Clashes Erupt


The French government is using the sweeping emergency powers it gained after the Paris terrorist attacks to clamp down on any possible disruption to the two-week global climate conference that starts on Monday, limiting public demonstrations, beefing up security and placing two dozen environmental activists under house arrest.  

GossipMill Nigeria joins list of Facebook pages with 1Million fans in Nigeria

                                                             Mr. Somto Monanu

Different organizations have different objectives especially at a time where there is stiff competition between those whose fans are strictly from the online sphere. on this note, Gossip Mill Nigeria is celebrating a milestone of One Million fans on Facebook in which there are a few of her rivals with such achievement.


Nigeria to prosecute T.B. Joshua, others over death of 116 persons in church building collapse

The trustees of ‎Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) will on Monday (November 30, 2015) be arraigned before a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja over the collapse of a six-story building in the church on September 12, 2014, which led to the death of 116 persons.

Senior Pastor of the church, Prophet T.B Joshua is one of the trustees.

The trustees will be arraigned before Justice Lawal Akapo alongside the engineers who constructed the collapsed building.

Babagida Reveals: My relationship with Buhari, Abiola, Vatsa, Abacha

Former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida, has given one of his most incisive and extensive interviews in recent times during which he fielded questions on everything from Biafra to Buhari.

Mr. Babangida spoke to The Interview in Minna, in a two-hour interview in the December issue of the magazine out next week.

United Kingdom Imprisons 16-Year-Old Nigerian For Gunrunner Charge

A Nigerian in the United Kingdom, Nosakhere Stephenson, 41, has been jailed for 16 and half years for supplying firearms to criminals.

Stephenson had been described by the UK law enforcement circle as an ‘untouchable godfather.’

Fury Destroys Klitschko To Be Crowned New World Heavyweight Champion

 Britain’s Tyson Fury was crowned the new world heavyweight champion on Saturday after a unanimous points win over Wladimir Klitschko, who suffered his first defeat in eleven years.
The 27-year-old Fury was awarded the fight in Duesseldorf 115-112, 115-112 and 116-111 by the judges to take Klitschko’s WBA, IBF, IBO and WBO belts as the Ukrainian suffered his first defeat since 2004.

Kogi: Violent protests against APC choice, Bello

The All Progressives Congress’ decision to pick Yahaya Bello as a replacement for its governorship candidate in Kogi State, the late Abubakar Audu, has led to violent protests in the state.

A newspaper had on Saturday reported that the APC had picked Bello as a substitute for Audu, who died on Sunday shortly after the Independent National Electoral Commission declared the November 21 governorship election in the state inconclusive.

Why Governot El-Rufai Was Wrong on Jonathan’s Oct 1 spending — FG

The Federal Government has countered a claim by the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai, that the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan spent N64bn on Independence Day celebrations between 2011 and 2015.


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