Soni Irabo is one of the pioneers of modern day broadcasting and still continues to ply his trade at Inspiration FM Lagos. In fact, he is the chief executive officer of the station. His popular show on AIT, Soni Irabo Live won him lots of accolades. In this interview with Senior Correspondent, Hazeez Balogun, he […]
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By Yinka Shokunbi Â /Â Group Life Editor It was a sombre scene on Friday when Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, assisted by some members of the State Council, presented cheques worth N76 million to the management of First Consultants Hospital, Obalende, and 13 survivors and relations of victims of the Ebola Virus […]
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Speaker of the Kebbi State House of Assembly, Habib Musa Jega, has been impeached. In his stead, the clerk of the House, Shehu Usman Randali, has sworn in Mohammed Shalla Gwandu as the new Speaker. Sixteen members out of the 24 members of the House signed the impeachment, which took place at 10:25pm at the […]
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President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Ibinabo Fiberesima, recently visited displaced peopleâ€™s camps in Gombe State as a result of Boko Haram activities. Fiberesima and the AGN team are currently working to raise awareness on the plight of people in the camps. The Guild also donated relief materials to the camps. â€œLetâ€™s join […]
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The Okoye brothers are bereaved. They lost their father Mr. Okoye on Monday, November 24, two years after the death of their mother. Though, a sad occurrence, the question been asked presently is if the incident will unite the brothers who have been at loggerheads for a while now. Tradition demands that the brothers work […]
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Fresh from their 2014 Federation Cup victory over Dolphins of Port Harcourt, Enyimba of Aba have started preparations for the Copa Lagos slated to hold at the Eko Beach between December the 12th and 14th. However, this edition will be the first that individual clubs aside national teams will have to compete for the esteemed […]
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Geoffrey Oji, the winner ofÂ Project Fame West Africa Season 6.0, is not resting on his achievement. Having won the show, the artiste is now performing in big shows with international acts. He was the opening act at theÂ eightheditionÂ of theÂ Corporate Elite SeasonÂ event which held at Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos onÂ Sunday, NovemberÂ 23. Geoffrey, performed […]
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Senior Advocate of Nigeria and Human Right Activist, Chief Mike Ozehkome has accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo of working toward the disintegration of Nigeria. Ozehkome in a telephone interview with Saturday Vanguard, insisted that it was ex-President Obasanjo that institutionalized corruption in the country, saying he ought not be recognized or addressed as an elder […]
BENIN CITY- GOVERNOR Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state yesterday declared that the President Goodluck Jonathanâ€™s administration has killed many Edo indigenes due to the alleged refusal by the President to give ecological funds to areas devastated by erosion in the state and many other APC states. He regretted that the President would play partisan politics […]
The orgy of violence in the Northern part of the country by gunmen, suspected to be Boko Haram insurgents, continued yesterday, with the killing of over 200 Muslim worshippers, who were sent to their grave by a triple blast that rocked Kano Central Mosque, where the Emir of Kano normally leads prayers. Saturday Vanguard gathered […]
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Friday failed to distribute Permanent Voter Cards at the Ward G3, State Junior Secondary School, the polling unit where the State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, and his wife, Abimbola, registered. It was learnt that some INEC ad-hoc staff had earlier pasted a notice to notify voters who had registered […]
One of the governorship aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has described a suit seeking his disqualification from contesting the party primaries as â€œpolitical mudslinging.â€ An aspirant for the governorship ticket on the platform of the party, Mr. Nurudeen Balogun, had filed a suit with a […]
THE All Progressives Congress has congratulated the people of Osun for their exemplary demonstration of strength and determination to enforce the democratic will of the people which was consolidated over the weekend in the second term inauguration of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola as governor of the state. According to the party’s director â€Žof publicity, research and […]
The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday, refused to summon the Inspector-Generalof Police, Mr. Suleiman Abba to appear before it in person to explain why he ordered his men to deny the Speaker â€Žof the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, access into the premises of the National Assembly. Tambuwal and the All Progressives Congress, […]
Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi has accused President Goodluck Jonathan and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of sponsoring the activities of Boko Haram in the North-East, with a view to stopping the All Progressives ConÂgress (APC), from winning in the affected states in 2015 general election. Governor Amaechi made the alÂlegation yesterday at the Government […]
No fewer than 120 died and 270 were injured on Friday as the violent Boko Haram sect bombed the 10,000 capacity Kano Central Mosque where the Emir, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, usually leads prayers. About 10 gunmen went on a shooting spree after the blast at the mosque, which is close to the Emir […]
Unknown gunmen have kidnapped three expatriates working for a construction company in Ogbia local government council in Bayelsa State. President Goodluck Jonathan hails from the area. Two eyewitnesses told SaharaReporters that the expatriates were seized at Emakalakala town in Ogbia local council area, a few miles from the construction companyâ€™s base. The sources said two […]
The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose, has lambasted former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his continuous verbal attacks on President Jonathanâ€™s administration over corruption and insecurity. Speaking at a summit in Ife, Fayose said that Obasanjo had no moral justification to criticise Jonathanâ€™s administration because the former Presidentâ€™s government was far more corrupt than that […]Stop attacking Jonathan, your government was far more corrupt â€“ Fayose tells Obasanjo
President Goodluck Jonathan has condemned the Friday’s attacks on the Central Mosque in Kano where no fewer than 120 persons were killed. The president while sending his heartfelt condolences to the people and Government of Kano State over the bloody attack, assured that the bloodthirsty men cannot tear the nation apart. Jonathan equally condoled with […]Jonathan condemns Kano Mosque bomb attack, says no terrorist act can destroy the Nigerian spirit
Jose Mourinho has claimed that the FIFA Ballon d’Or prize is bad for football, as it celebrates individuals rather than the team. Cristiano Ronaldo is believed to be leading the race, to be crowned the World’s Best Player, along with rival Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer. UEFA president Michel Platini, said this week that a […]“Ballon d’Or is not good for football” – Mourinho