Keyamo: Anyone Who Thinks I Bribed Charly Boy Should Have His Head Examined

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, has denied the claim that he paid an amount running into “nine figures” to Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy. Charly Boy made the allegation in a video interview, after an earlier claim by Deji Adeyanju, Convener of Concerned Nigerians, that he collected money […]

VIDEO: Charly Boy: Keyamo Paid Me In Nine Figures — And Adeyanju Wanted Some Of It

In a new video that has emerged, Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, has admitted collecting millions of naira from Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign organisation. In a video interview published on Friday by ROOTS TV, an Abuja-based television station, Charly Boy said Keyamo paid him money in “nine figures” […]

‘His Services Are Free Of Charge’ — NOUN Apologises To Obasanjo Over N40,000 Salary Comment

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has apologised to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, over the comment that the institution paid him N40,000 annually as a facilitator in the institution. Professor Abdalla Adamu, the Vice Chancellor had addressed a press conference on Tuesday on the university’s 8th Convocation, where he made the reference. According to […]

Delta PDP Set To Expel Ex-Education Minister, His Son Over Anti-Party Activities

The Delta State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is concluding all plans to expel the former Minister of State for Education, Kenneth Gbagi, his son and others from the party for working against the interest and candidates of PDP in the just concluded general elections in his ward and unit. Speaking in confidence […]

Military, Police Reconcile… Accept To Work Together For March 23 Supplementary Elections

Ahead of the March 23 supplementary elections in some states of the federation, the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police Force have reconciled their differences and promised to work together. This was disclosed at a joint media briefing by the Nigerian Army and Nigeria Police in Abuja on Thursday, on the just concluded elections and […]

Nigerian Government Closes Case Against Onnoghen

After calling three of its proposed six witnesses in the case filed against Walter Onnoghen, the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), the Nigerian government has closed its case. Onoghen is standing trial on allegations bordering on fraudulent declaration of assets. At the resumed hearing on Thursday before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Aliyu […]

For His Anti-Fake Drugs Startup, Nigerian Pharmacist Bayo Alonge Beats 4,500 From 119 Countries To Win €100,000 Prize

Adebayo Alonge, a Nigerian Pharmacist who co-developed a miniature nanoscanner that uses AI to identify fake drugs and assess general drug quality on mobile phones, has won the 2019 deepTech Challenge at the Hello Tomorrow conference, which comes with a €100,000 prize. Hello Tomorrow describes itself as “the world’s best deepTech conference for scientists, technologists […]

Pseudo Democracy, Pseudo Democrats! By SOC Okenwa

The much-anticipated general elections in Nigeria had come and gone with controversies still trailing them. To the surprise of a few amongst us perhaps the presidential, legislative and gubernatorial polls produced violence, death, injuries and injustices. Generally local or national elections in Africa often represent sources of blood-letting, thuggery, electoral violence and manipulation of votes […]

Again, Gunmen Kill Policeman In Bayelsa — And Steal His Rifle

Hours after a previous attack on a hotel in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, which left two policemen dead, another policeman attached to the popular Joepal Supermarket at Amarata area of Yenagoa, was shot dead on Friday night. His rifle was also stolen. The recent attack is coming a few hours after two policemen attached […]

Finding Trump: A Review Of The Secret Letters Of Donald Trump Age 72 1/6 By Tijani H. Ibrahim

I will start with a confession. I was responsible for the publication of the “The Secret Letters of Donald J. Trump age 72 1/6” by Rudolf t. g. Hess. It is the same way that President Barack Obama was responsible for Donald Trump’s decision to finally run for president. At the White House Correspondents’ Association […]