February 10, 2020

Tonto Dikeh Confirms She’s Dating Bobirisky, Vows To Release Wedding Date

  After months of evading the question as to whether they are dating, Bobrisky has inadvertently spilled it out on social media that she and Tonto Dikeh are items, to the point of telling King Tonto they should marry this year.   Yeah, there’s no way you could think these two famous Nigerian celebs are mere besties like they portray without blurring the lines on the premise of how they are literally stuck to each other like tattoo.   Bobrisky could not hold the secret to her chest any longer and has let it out enthusiastically on social media to damn the consequence.   As a matter of fact, she [Read]

We’re Broke, House Of Reps Members Cry Out

THE House of Representatives is facing serious cash crunch, its spokesman Benjamin Kalu said at the weekend.   He said the problem of funding is hampering the implementation of its programmes and slowing down its activities, including several investigations pending before it.   Besides, the budget of the lower chamber of the National Assembly has not increased in the last 10 years, despite increases in the cost of living across board, he said.   Despite the development, Kalu assured the nation that the leadership of the House would manage available funds judiciously and give Nigerians effective legislation.   Addressing reporters at the weekend in Abuja, he said: “Your observation about [Read]

Ogun Suspends Sale Of Amotekun Recruitment Form

The sale of forms for recruitment to individuals interested in joining the Southwest Security Network codenamed Amotekun has been temporarily suspended in Ogun State.   The sale of the form was earlier scheduled to commence on Monday in the state.   Coordinator of the security outfit in Ogun State, Taofeek Olawale said this was as a result of the need to harness modalities and logistics for a hitch-free registration of applicants in the state.   “The process is still ongoing. We believe in the rule of law and its supremacy. There is currently a synergy between the legislative and judiciary. We are trying to put everything on order. The Federal [Read]

Lai Mohammed: NTA will compete with CNN if granted $500m loan

Lai Mohammed: NTA will compete with CNN if granted $500m loan   – There are possibilities that the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) will be at par with the Cable News Network (CNN)   – This projection was made by Lai Mohammed, the minister of information and culture   – Mohammed said that this will be possible if the Senate approves the $500 million loan requested by the ministry   The federal government, according to the minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, is making a major move to upgrade the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) to the status of the Cable News Network (CNN).   The minister said that this will [Read]

Femi Adesina: Northern Elders Forum Is A Paper Tiger, Lacks Credible Membership

THE Presidency on Sunday berated the Northern Elders Forum, NEF, saying that it does not have any credible membership.   The Presidency in a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina described the association as a one-man show that is like a general without troops which revolves on Prof. Ango Abdullahi.   Adesina noted that the group had before the 2019 presidential elections expressed its hatred for President Muhammadu Buhari, adding that the candidate NEF supported in the election suffered defeat.   The statement read, “Professor Ango Abdullahi on Sunday signed a long-winding statement on many issues relating to the North, [Read]

Amotekun: South East Governors To Create Regional Security Outfit

  Governors of Nigeria’s South-east states have resolved to ensure the creation of laws to establish a regional security outfit.   The governors’ stance comes weeks after South-west governors met with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo where they agreed to pass similar laws to back up the South-west security outfit, Amotekun.   The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, had earlier declared Amotekun illegal, saying the constitution only allowed a unitary police structure to be controlled by the federal government.   To resolve the impasse, the South-west governors met with Mr Malami and Mr Osinbajo where it was agreed that the South-west state assemblies should pass laws to legalise the already [Read]

Sanwo-Olu And Politics Of Okada Ban

“To also solve the traffic issue in Lagos is also to talk about the okada issue. Okada is anywhere, everywhere you see.   “So, part of the things we are going to be doing is not to leave anybody behind. People are currently using a system that is working for them. Meaning that you see some okada riders that are branded. That are using smart pays to pay when you finish the journey. We are trying to harmonize all of them and be able to come up with a regulation system where we can account for every okada rider” – Babajide Sanwo-Olu, October 2019   The restrictions on the movement [Read]