Troubled marriage: Ladi Balogun, FORMER FCMB MD SEPARATES FROM WIFE

After being kept under wraps for long, it’s eventually in the open that the celebrated marriage between Ladi Balogun, former MD of FCMB, and his wife Banke Alakija has crashed. The couple fell out of love, and simply stopped tolerating each other. Sources close to the estranged couple revealed that their marriage crashed due to irreconcilable differences. Banke allegedly refused to play second fiddle to Ladi. She was not submissive and couldn’t fulfill the role of dutiful wife, friend, lover and confidant to her husband, according to Ladi’s apologists. On…

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Olubadan reacts to removal threat, says high chiefs are year-end entertainers

Oba Saliu Adetunji, the Olubadan of Ibadan land, has reacted to the removal threat issued against him by the 21 Ibadan kings, said they acted out of ignorance. He stressed that despite the level of education of the high chiefs-turned-kings, they seemed to have forgotten that there were cases in court challenging their elevation by Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State. The 21 kings, who were on August 27, 2017 installed by Ajimobi, had on Monday gave 21-day ultimatum to the monarch to be of good conduct or risk being…

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Airtel, Smile, Glo Make Final Five To Buy 9mobile

9mobile network now has compainies awaiting to acquire the network. Smile, Globacom, Airtel, Helios and Teleolgy Holdings Limited are now the top five bidders. Meanwhile, MTN group did not make it to the final bid So, out of the five bidders, who will be the eventual buyer in a matter of weeks? As 9mobile company gets closer to its final bidder, Boye Onasanya, the CEO of 9mobile said it will have more extensive discussions with the shortlisted parties. “We are now moving on to the next phase, with plans for…

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Wasiu Ayinde mourns 34-year-old daughter, Wasilat

King Wasiu Ayinde Marshall, Fuji music maestro, popularly known as Kwam 1, who lost one of his daughters, Wasilat Anifowose, on Tuesday has written an emotional tribute to her. Thirty-four-year-old Wasilat died after a brief illness at her Canadian residence. The bereaved father took to his Instagram page to share a video of his late daughter and wrote, “Laronke Ashabi mii, 17th July 1983 -12th December 2017, the two dates in history and shall never be forgotten ever in my life. “The first, a date you came to this world and…

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Anyone Caught Abusing The Naira Will Face Jail Terms’ – CBN Warns Nigerians

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Friday warned Nigerians against abusing the naira notes. The apex bank said anyone caught abusing the naira would be prosecuted and if convicted the person risked six months in jail or a fine of N50,000. An official of the Currency Operation Department at the CBN headquarters, Mr. Samuel Shuaibu, disclosed this in Calabar, Cross River State capital, during the commencement of the ‘CBN Fair’, which was to sensitise residents of the state to the appropriate use of the naira. The fair had the theme,…

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