I am not enamoured of the National Assembly in general and the Senate in particular. I think they are a bunch of greedy, over fed and over pampered individuals. In moments of exuberance and vain glory, they call themselves the peopleâ€™s representatives. Maybe they are right in a way because they somewhat represent the basest of the instincts of the Nigerian people.
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Lately, Iâ€™d been regaling Dolapo, a former colleagueâ€™s FWB (friends with benefits) of decades, with tales of the escapades of some of my darling friends in recent monthsâ€” especially in the last few weeks when a couple of them had virtually burnt their fingers with the spouses of their â€˜bits-on-the-side.â€™ A few weeks after one of them, Kadijat had her annual birthday bash, when she almost got into hot water when Rex, her husband, who travelled showed up, she visited Jake, her lover and
â€œWhat you donâ€™t produce, you donâ€™t deserve,â€ Senator Joseph Dada from Ogun State said in his contribution to the debate on the bill to amend the Public Procurement Act that is fashioned to promote locally produced goods penultimate Wednesday.
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An unknown lady identified as Adeola was, recently, found dead at No. 21, Oshoba Close, Itire, Lagos. The deceased who was said to be pregnant had come to visit her lover, one Raphael Agboola, on the 14th March 2016, before the unfortunate incident happened. Her lifeless body was found on a cushion outside the compound the next day.
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Crude oil prices hit a year-record high of $46 a barrel yesterday, giving Nigeria a buffer of $8 over its $38 a barrel 2016 budget benchmark, a feat, which it has not attained since January.
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Coach Kadiri Ikhana has warned Enyimba to be ready for the worst kind of treatment in the group stage of the CAF Champions League.
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DELTA State Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, has opened up on some vital political issues practically everybody in the state wants to know his stand. He spoke on his link with a former governor, Chief James Ibori, whose political image still comes out grand in the state and his long-lasting relationship with his predecessor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, which until date has mystified many.
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Popular actor, Solomon Akiyesi who has suffered bad press after it was rumoured three years ago that he abandoned his 8-month pregnant wife, Lilian Akiyesi, in Port Harcourt and came to Lagos, to marry his mistress, Uloma Agwu, can still hold his head high.
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Rangers head coach, Imama Amapakabo has said he was confident that his close relationship with Coach Salisu Yusuf will steer Eagles to victories in their upcoming international friendlies against Mali on May 27 and Luxembourg on May 1
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They began as a fun loving pair, basking in their own world. For the two or so years it lasted, Kanye West and ex-girlfriend, Amber Rose, were one of the most reported celebrity couples in the music industry in the USA, especially buffeted by their free-style lifestyle.
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Nigeria has for most of the Fourth Republic had the unenviable experience of having inexperienced persons as ministers of sports. However, it is arguable if a worse experience can be imagined than the present situation with the incumbent Minister of Sports, Mr. Solomon Dalung.
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The Authorities of University of Lagos, UNILAG, yesterday in Lagos directed that full academic activities will resume on Monday, 2nd May, 2016 while examination will commence on 9th May
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Nigerian entertainers who graced the 4th edition of the Nigerian Entertainment Conference held at the Landmark Convention Centre, Oniru, Lagos, on Wednesday, April 20th 2016, seriously criticized and rejected the proposed bill which advocates the formation of the Motion Picture Practitioners Council of Nigeria (MOPICON).
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A Lagos High Court sitting at Igbosere, held yesterday that it has the jurisdiction to entertain the charge brought by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC against a member of the inner bar, Mr Rickey Tarfa SAN. Tarfa had through his counsel, Mr Anthony Idigbe SAN,filed an application seeking to quash the charge against him.
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A suspected cousin of the former President Goodluck Jonathan, Robert Azibaola has been ordered to be remanded in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC by an Ikeja chief Magistrate, B. O. Osunsanmi pending the completion of investigation into an alleged diversion of $40 million dollars through One-Plus Holdings, a sister company of Kakatar Construction Limited meant for securing oil pipelines.
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Nigerian actor, producer and director, Damola Olatunji has completed the erection of a multi-million naira hotel in Sango-Otta, Ogun State. The edifice is said to be worth a whooping 60million naira.
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You may recall that the last National Assembly convened with some youthful members of the House of Representatives wondering dangerously aloud as to why they were considered the â€œlowerâ€ house to the Senate, the other arm of our bicameral legislature. I too pondered why. Eventually, the wondering and the pondering generally faded into oblivion. For me, it was a lingering thought. What really makes one chamber superior to the other?
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Despite series of assurances by the Federal Government to ease the plight of Nigerians over the scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, generally known as petrol, succour may still be far from sight as the prices of this product continue to strive at N150 per litre at both major and independent marketers against the regulated price of N86.50 per litre. This simply puts to doubt the watchdog role of the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR.
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GOVERNOR Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has assured residents of Sokponba area of Benin City that the over 30-feet deep underground drainage project which is ongoing will bring a lasting solution to the problem of flooding in the area.
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