By JustinÂ akpovi-esade A popular proverb in Urhobo says â€œwhen a child grows big teeth, he should be ready to grow big lips to cover the teethâ€. This proverb came to mind when news of music star, Dapo Oyebanjo, AKA Dâ€™banjâ€™s alleged debt scandal went viral on the Internet and in newspapers last week. Dâ€™banj […]
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Founder of Industry Nite,Â Matthew Ohio,Â has revealed why the venue of the show was changed. Speaking in a chat he said the venue was changed to Shina Peller-owned Club Quilox due to space problem. Ohio revealed this onÂ Wednesday, November 19, when organisers of the event hosted indigenous rapper, Olamideâ€™s second album, Street OT release party. In […]
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Chelsea fans are about to be handed another reason to cheer as Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi, reportedly wants to join the Stamford Bridge side in a Â£200million deal at the end of the season. Messiâ€™s future has been subject of growing speculation in recent days, with sources close to him suggesting he could make a […]
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Last week, there was a big story that one Daniel Okereke raped a lady. He was said to have lured a university student to his house and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her. He was later identified as the brother of popular actress, Stephanie Okereke. The revelation instantly put the actress in the spotlight as […]
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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 […]