Wike Lambastes Monarch Calls Him Small Boy Causing Trouble

A video of Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, mocking a traditional ruler during their quarterly meeting. Wike talked down on the monarch during a quarterly meeting at the government house. In the video which has since gone viral on the internet, Wike could be seen humiliating one of the monarchs by calling him a trouble maker. He was addressing traditional rulers in the state during their quarterly meeting in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. While speaking he pointed at one of them saying: “Stop shaking your head you,…

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Tony Elumelu Donates Technology Centre To AAU

Chairman of UBA Group, Tony O. Elumelu, has made the donation of a multipurpose information technology centre to his alma mater, Ambrose Ali University. Through the UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), Elumelu has championed the construction of a state-of-the-art multipurpose information technology building, which will benefit the students of Ambrose Alli University in Ekpoma, Edo State. The hall, to be named The Tony O. Elumelu multipurpose hall, is furnished with computers, desks, and chairs measure 839 square meters and have adjoining…

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LASTMA To Lagosians: No Mercy Any Longer For Traffic Offenders

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority has admonished motorists in the state to adopt a change of attitude, warning that the authority will no longer be merciful to traffic law violators. The General Manager of LASTMA, Olajide Oduyoye, gave this warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Lagos, while highlighting the authority’s agenda for the year. Oduyoye said: “What we are looking at this year is for the citizens of Lagos and the motorists, including passengers, to understand that the issue of violating traffic…

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Court Remands 25-Year-Old Man For Allegedly Raping Mentally Challenged

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State on Wednesday ordered that a 25-year-old man, Momodu Okunola, who allegedly raped a mentally challenged girl, be remanded in a correctional centre pending legal advice. The police charged Momodu, who lives in Omi-Adio, Ibadan, with rape. Chief Magistrate O.O. Ogunkanmi did not take the plea of the defendant as the court had no jurisdiction to entertain the matter. Ogunkanmi, who ordered that Momodu be remanded in Agodi Correctional Centre, also ordered that the case file be returned to the Director…

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Imo And The Arithmetic Of Injustice

By: Olusegun Adeniyi There is a famous scene in Tunde Kelani’s movie, ‘Ti oluwa Ni ile’, which speaks to a time like this in our country. At his meeting with the two young men who were trying to co-opt him into the deal to sell a piece of sacred land that belongs to the entire community, Oloye Otun (the inimitable Kareem Adepoju aka Baba Wande) felt he was being short-changed. He had been offered N50,000 out of the N200,000 he was told the land would be sold for. In assuring…

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Harmattan: Second Hand Warm Clothes Dealers Make Brisk Business In Enugu

Second-hand warm clothes dealers, popularly known as Bend down select, are making brisk business in some major markets in Enugu metropolis. A News Agency of Nigeria correspondent who went round some major markets in the metropolis on Saturday gathered that the dealers of the warm clothing were experiencing high patronage. Some dealers who spoke to NAN said in spite of the demolition of their make-shift shops, they were still making brisk business as temporary stands had been created for the sale of the goods. Emenike Chibgo at Ogbete Main Market…

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Lady Ebere Ihedioha Sent An Emotional Love Twitter Message To Husband

“My Love, my Partner, and my Friend. Nkem! #IGotYourBack”, in an emotional message posted on her Twitter page, Mrs. Ihedioha vowed to stand by her husband as he goes through a difficult phase. Lady Ebere reacted to her husband’s sack at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, January 14  Lady Ebere Ihedioha expressed solidarity with her husband on his loss – Mrs. Ihedioha vowed to stand by her husband as he goes through a difficult phase in his political career The apex court had declared Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All…

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For The Records: RT. Hon Emeka Ihedioha Message For People Of Imo State

STATEMENT FROM HIS EXCELLENCY, RT. HON. EMEKA IHEDIOHA, CON, ON THE SUPREME COURT RULING ON IMO STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION OF THE MARCH 9, 2019. JANUARY 15, 2020 My dear good people of Imo State, I address you today, following recent developments affecting our dear state, and in particular the Supreme Court judgment of 14thJanuary 2020. In my relationship with you as Governor of Imo, I had employed regular consultations and dialogue as a tool of political discourse. This informs this course of action. I am reporting back to you our…

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UBA Supports Creative Industry with REDTV’s New Series Assistant Madams.

l-r: Executive Director, Urban Vision Akins Akinkugbe; Actress, Tana Adelana; Chief Executive Officer, Ebony Life, Mo Abudu; Actress, Osas Ighodaro; Executive Producer/CEO, Urban Vision, Tola Odunsi, during the Premiere of REDTV Series, Assistant Madams in Lagos. REDTV, the foremost lifestyle platform powered by the United Bank for Africa, has just launched its new and very much anticipated series, Assistant Madams. Creators of the hit series, The Men’s Club, REDTV has been engaging and providing opportunities for talented youths in the creative industry in Africa, since its inception. The crème de la crème of the entertainment industry gathered at the…

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Royalty: Prince Andrew Not The Only Sex Offender The Next Prince Will Shock You…

Andrew isn’t the only prince with ties to a sex offender Prince Charles once supported a bishop convicted of molesting more than a dozen young men Months before Prince Andrew became wrapped up in the Jeffrey Epstein scandal, his older brother Charles was criticized for supporting another sex offender, former Church of England bishop Peter Ball. The second part of “Exposed: The Church’s Darkest Secret,” a two-part docu-series on Ball’s case, is aired on the BBC Tuesday night. A report into the handling of the case was published last year and found…

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