Aisha Buhari ordered the arrest of our undergraduate son over Twitter post -Uncle

Aminu Adamu, an undergraduate of the Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State, who was arrested by security operatives comprising the police and men of the Department of State Service, over a post on Twitter alleging that the wife of the President Buhari, Aisha was feeding fat on poor people’s money is yet to be released. In an interview with Shehu Azare, (Aminu’s uncle) published by BBC Hausa on Monday, he said the victim’s father, Mallam Adamu was not aware of his arrest until about five days later, when his friends told…

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Gospel singer, Sammie Okposo wanted me to get an abortion, says American lover

Popular gospel singer, Sammie Okposo is in the news for an unpalatable reason, as a US based lady identified as African Doll, disclosed that he wanted her to go for an abortion but she refused. Following Sammie Okposo’s public apology for having an affair with a lady in the USA last year, African Doll in an interview disclosed that they had an affair for some months and had unprotected S*x several times. Narrating how they met, she said, “We met at a concert at one of the churches not far…

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FirstBank is resilient, stable and built for the Long haul -Adeduntan

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of First Bank Nigeria Limited, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, last year saw his tenure extended as part of efforts to ensure the stability of the financial institution. In this interview with THISDAY, he speaks about the intervention of the Central Bank of Nigeria, the future of the bank, trends that shaped the economy in 2021, his expectations for 2022 and other pertinent banking sector issues. Excerpts… What is the level of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s involvement in First Bank? The central bank’s involvement in FirstBank…

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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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