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Happy Birthday To A Media Guru At 60

  February 14, 2020 (Valentine’s Day) was a day that will ever be remembered in the life of Elder Solomon Omon Ibharuneafe, a former Editor of Newswatch, Africa no 1 News Magazine and a former Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Journalist NUJ (Newswatch Chapel). It was his 60th birthday which he celebrated with his […]

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Senate Confirms Nami, 13 Other FIRS Board Members

  The Senate today confirmed the nomination of Muhammad Nami and 13 others as Executive Chairman and board members of the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS). The confirmation of the Chairman and  13 board members followed a report of the Committee on Finance and consideration of same at the Senate Committee of the Whole. The […]


EFCC Raids Nightclub, Nabs 94 Suspected Yahoo Boys

  …Confiscates19 Exotic Cars, Sophisticated Phones The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 94 suspected internet fraudsters (also referred to as Yahoo boys), The arrest was carried out when the anti graft agency today raided a nightclub, Club Secret Underground in Osogbo, Osun State The EFCC operatives also confiscated 19 exotic cars, laptops, […]


CSR: Dana Air Joins Call For Stem Cell Donors For Cancer Patient

  Dana Air has joined the search and call for donors of stem cell for a patient diagnosed with cancer of the blood. Astrid, 41, a Nigerian- German mother, is in need of a stem cell transplant to survive a disease she was diagnosed with in September 2018, after visiting the doctor for sore throat. […]


Funeral Rites Of Late Debe Odumegwu Ojukwu Begins

    The funeral rites of late Chief Sylvester Debe  Odumegwu Ojukwu (Akpunwa Nnewi),  the first son of the late  Biafran leader,Chief Dim Odumegwu Ojukwu, the Eze Gburugburu of Igboland has commenced. The late Sylvester Debe Odumegwu Ojukwu, during his lifetime was an ex- Policeman and a Lagos based legal practitioner and businessman, who graduated […]


$15.5M Patience Jonathan Money: Companies Ask Court To Reverse Conviction

  Four companies that pleaded guilty to laundering $15.5million allegedly belonging to former First Lady Dame Patience Jonathan has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to reverse their guilty plea. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned them with a former Special Adviser on Domestic Affairs to ex-President Jonathan, Dr Waripamo Dudafa, a […]


Air Peace Boss Berates AfDB President Over Africa ‘Airlines Poorly Maintained’ Comment

  …Says Adesina Was Ill-Informed On States Of Airlines on the continent … Condemns Multiple Designations Granted Foreign Airlines In Nigeria Chairman of Air of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema, has berated the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Mr, Akinwunmi Adesina over his comment that African airlines are poorly managed, arguing that such comment […]


MMA2: National Assembly Orders Bi-Courtney To Produce Concession Agreements For Initial 12, 36 Years

  The Senate and House Committee on Aviation have ordered Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), operator of the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2), Lagos to submit documents of the concession agreements, which gave the entity 12 years to manage MMA2 and which further increased it from 12 to 36. Recalled that BASL had claimed […]


Runsewe Hails Lagos Assembly Over Passage Of Yoruba Language Bill

  The Director General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe has commended the Lagos State House of Assembly for passing a Bill making Yoruba Language compulsory in Lagos schools. In a statement in Abuja, Runsewe stated that if given assent by the State Governor, it would  greatly enhance the […]


Obioma Njoku : A True Professional Is Gone

Obioma Njoku , the Head of Sponsorship and Advertisement Unit of the Public Relations Department of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) is dead. He died on Monday,June 19,2017. Obioma Njoku Hyacenth was born in Umuaghara Obibi Nguru, Nweafor Autonomous Community in the present day Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State on October […]