Ycee floats his Record Label
Nigerian rapper and songwriter, Oludemilade Martin Alejo, popularly known by his stage name, Ycee has floated his own record label — The ANBT Company. He made the announcement on social media. This is coming a day after he revealed to a twitter user that he has left his former... Read more
Rihanna drags her own father to court for using her brand name
A BBC report has shown that famous singer, Rihanna has taken her father to court in the US, accusing him of exploiting her name to further his entertainment business. She claims her father, Ronald Fenty, and his business partner have falsely suggested that she is connected to their firm,... Read more
Unilag TV begins operations January 17 on StarTimes’ Channel 184
The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, University of Lagos, Dr Wale Babalakin, has urged the university to be the source of outstanding intellectual discourse, accurate news and solutions to societal problems. Babalakin spoke on Tuesday at a briefing on UNILAG TV at the university’s Senate building, where January 17... Read more
MC Oluomo leaves Lagos hospital, travels abroad
A chieftain of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Musiliu Akinsanya a.k.a MC Oluomo, was on Tuesday night discharged from a Lagos hospital, where he was receiving treatment. MC Oluomo was attacked at an All Progressives Congress (APC) rally in Ikeja on Jan. 8, and was immediately taken... Read more
I must privatise NNPC even if they are going to kill me – Atiku Abubakar
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday described the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, as a “Mafia organization.” Speaking during an interactive session with the business community in Lagos, the former Vice President vowed to privatise the Corporation if elected in the forthcoming... Read more
Nigerian ambassador to Cote D’ivoire is dead
News reports indicate that Nigerian Ambassador to Cote d’Ivoire, Ibrahim Isah, has died after a protracted illness. Isah passed on Tuesday in Abidjan. The late Isah, from Niger State, joined the Nigerian Foreign Service in 1983.’ He served at the Nigerian High Commission in Sierra Leone, Consulate-General in New... Read more
Court orders ex-Air Force Chief, Amosu to forfeit N2.2bn to FG
The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd.), to permanently forfeit to the Federal Government a sum of N2.2bn found by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in his possession, Punch Metro reports. A former NAF’s Director... Read more
Alicia Keys to host 2019 Grammy Awards
Popular R&B singer, Alicia Keys will be hosting the 2019 Grammy Awards, the singer announced this morning via a video on her YouTube channel. “I’m soooo EXCITED to announce that I’ll be hosting the 61st Annual Grammy Awards !! There’s so much in store and I CAN’T WAIT for... Read more
Police arrest fake soldier in Ebonyi state
The police in Ebonyi State, on Tuesday, said they had arrested a 25-year-old man, Moris Mbam, who had been parading himself as a soldier of the Nigerian Army in the state and beyond. Punch correspondent gathered that the suspect hails from the Okpuitim community in the Izzi Local Government... Read more
Police Shake-up: Frank Mba re-appointed Police PRO
Former Police spokesman, Frank Mba, ACP, has been named the new force Public Relations Officer. Mba replaces erstwhile Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, TVC reports. Mba studied law at the University of Lagos, and was called to the Nigerian bar in 2002. The police spokesman, who hails from... Read more