Bala Hadiza orchestrated my removal from NPA’s board -Binta Garba

Former member of the Board of Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Binta Masi Garba, said she was removed for questioning the operations of the agency by the suspended MD, Bala Hadiza In a statement credited to Garba, she said: ‘’I was appointed into the board of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) sometime in March 2020. In January 2021, Sen. John Akpanudoedehe and I were removed from the board and our removal was clearly orchestrated by the leadership of NPA. ‘’Before my removal, I was not comfortable with the way the board…

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Why I married my late brother’s fiancée, one month after his death -Groom

Suleiman Muhammad, the younger brother of Abubakar Muhammad, a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) officer who was killed by bandits in an ambush on February 13, 2021, has spoken on his decision to marry the deceased’s fiancée, Hajara Ahmad. His death had come three weeks to his wedding to Hajara — which was higly publicised on several social media platforms. Few weeks after Abubakar’s demise, Sulaiman and Hajara tied the knot on March 20, and the their marriage generated a lot of controversies, especially on social media. Sulaiman decided to clear…

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President Buhari’s words are meaningless -Aisha Yesufu

Aisha’s Yesufu, the human rights activist, who was a strong member of the #Bring Back Our Girls Movement, which was on the frontline of the campaign for the release of students abducted from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, in 2014, has carpeted President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that, it is “meaningless”. Yesufu’s reaction was as a result of the abduction of the students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Zamfara State, Yesufu said the primary responsibility of government is to protect lives. In a statement on Friday night, Buhari…

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Actress Bukky Amos talks on her plans after ‘Sisi Marwa’ movie

Nigerian born star actress based in the United States of America, Bukky Amos-Bello popularly known as Arewa by her fans, has revealed her plans for the New Year, after her hugely successful movie, Sisi Marwa. According to the beautiful actress cum producer, she said, “Year 2020 was very challenging for me, and I know its everywhere due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but I am grateful for the achievements recorded last year, especially with the release of Sisi Marwa; a two part movie that has attracted a lot of accolades from…

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How I Fought And Won Nigeria’s Case Against P&ID Despite Frustrations -Olasupo Shasore

Just as Nigeria secured a landmark victory in its pursuit to overturn a $10 billion judgement awarded against it in a case against Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID), a former attorney general and commissioner for justice in Lagos State, Olasupo Shasore SAN, has denied working against the country on the case. It was gathered that the case will either go back to arbitration based on the new evidence or both parties will now settle out of court. It will be recalled that on January 31, 2017, a tribunal ruled that…

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Oshiomhole: Some APC governors are using Forum’s DG to fight me

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has accused some Progressive Governors’ Forum members of his party, All People’s Congress (APC), of allegedly using the Director General, Salihu Lukman to attack him. He came down hard on the forum’s DG yesterday while fielding questions from State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja. Lukman had last week claimed that the ex-labour leader was frustrating the party’s caretaker committee to ensure his return as chairman of the party. The panel was…

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Poet and Social Activist, Valentine Okolo, talks on Rape, Genocide, and the Power of Words

  Interview with Valentine Okolo, author of the thought provoking poetry book: I Will Be Silent. Enjoy.   Godwin Iheancho: Where did you get the idea for your most recent book? Valentine Okolo: I got it from the title of a poem I wrote called “I Will Be Silent.” This was a poem I wrote concerning the genocide which happened in Darfur, Sudan, many years ago. I wrote it in response to the then international media blackout that occurred during that period and how men and young male children were systematically…

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My smiles and my beautiful face are my uniqueness -Ohaeme Harret Ebere

Despite having been around for only a few years, Ohaeme Harret Ebere has already made waves in the modeling industry by walking on respected Runways. Tell us about your background? My name is Ohaeme Harret Ebere , I grew up in Lagos in Ilasamaja before we finally moved to Alagbado . I had my primary school, in Omobola Nursery and Primary School, then my Secondary Education at Federal Goverment Girls College Sagamu, and finally Olabisi Onabanjo University for my BSc in Economics. After school I did some jobs before contesting…

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Why I Want to Become Osun State Governor 2018“ -Barr Kayode Oduoye

Barrister Olukayode Oduoye was born in the 1970s to the family of Late Senator & Chief (Mrs) Simeon Olasunkanmi Oduoye (AIG Rtd). He hails from Ikirun in Ifelodun Local Government, Osun State. The vibrant politician and businessman attended Government College Ibadan before proceeding to Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, from which he earned an LL.B (Hons). After his National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) programme he embarked on further academic pursuit in the United Kingdom, bagging a master’s degree in International Trade and Commercial Law (LL.M) in 1998 at the prestigious University…

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‘My experience as a lawmaker is an advantage’

A leading candidate of Lagos West senatorial district, Hon. Solomon Olamilekan Adeola of the All Peoples Congress (APC) popularly known as Yayi, described his main rival in the senate race, Mr. Segun Adewale of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) as nothing but a political neophyte who does not only lack the basic qualities of a lawmaker. He also said that, Adewale does not know or possess what it takes to represent the people. Yayi, a member of the Federal House of Representatives, who is also the Chairman, House Committee on…

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