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Diamond Bank MD has not declared Abia Governorship ambition-Aides

Diamond Bank MD has not declared Abia Governorship ambition-Aides

By Gistmaster,  Diamond Bank has reacted to recent media reports that its Group Managing director, Dr Alex Otti has formally declared his ambition to take over from Governor Theordore Orji of Abia State. In a statement issued by close aides of Alex Otti in Diamond bank reads “Recently, there have…

Aregbesola wins Osun governorship election,defeats Omisore

Aregbesola wins Osun governorship election,defeats Omisore

By Niyi Tabiti Rauf Aregbesola is the winner of the governorship election in Osun state.Aregbesola contested on the platform of APC defeated Iyiola Omisore of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in a landslide victory.People of Osun have been trooping out to celebrate Aregbesola since the election results starting coming out.…

Tinubu: Femi Aribisala seeks cheap recognition-Gboyega Akosile

Tinubu: Femi Aribisala seeks cheap recognition-Gboyega Akosile

I will start this piece with a Yoruba adage that says ti aja ba n siwin, yio mo oju ina, meaning a dog will certainly recognise fire in his state of madness! This will set the tone for some points I wish to raise here in direct response to some balderdash…

NIGERIA, LEVICK AND THE IMPERATIVES OF NATION BRANDING – By Tony Usidamen

NIGERIA, LEVICK AND THE IMPERATIVES OF NATION BRANDING  – By Tony Usidamen

In the past week or so, I have read quite a number of articles and comments about the “purported” award of a public relations (PR) contract to a foreign-based PR consultancy, LEVICK, which, as a local news site – www.thecable.ng - put it, was hired by the News Agency of Nigeria to…

Nyako Impeached by Adamawa House of Assembly

Nyako Impeached by Adamawa House of Assembly

By Niyi Tabiti Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa has been impeached by the state  house of assembly.  The deputy governor,Bala Ngilari resigned voluntarily.The speaker of the state house of assembly,Umaru  Fintiri. Nyako was indicted by a seven man commitee set up to investigate the allegations of financial misappropriation and recklessness…

Soldiers set BRT buses on fire in Lagos

Soldiers set BRT buses on fire in Lagos

Armed military men in Lagos went on rampage this morning, burning BRT buses.News sources disclosed  that a BRT bus crushed a soldier riding on a bike to death. The overzealous and reckless driving style of most BRT bus drivers irked the soldiers who thought it was an opportunity to teach…

Between Governor Rochas Okorocha and I- Charly Boy

Between Governor Rochas Okorocha and I- Charly Boy

By Charly Boy This is to register my utmost pleasure and appreciation to all Nigerians for the remarkable show of love to me and my family in giving my father, Hon. Justice Chukwudifu Akunne Oputa, a most befitting burial. I am very happy and indeed, very grateful to all. My…

Bomb Blast kills New Telegraph newspaper managing editor

Bomb Blast kills New Telegraph newspaper managing editor

Today’s horrible bomb explosion in Abuja  is another sad news that cut short many lives including that of Bissala Suleiman the managing director of New Telegraph newspaper. The explosion, which rocked Wuse 2 area in  Abuja is one in a series of bomb explosions that has killed hundreds of people…

#EkitiElection:Fayose wins Ekiti Governorship Election

#EkitiElection:Fayose wins Ekiti Governorship Election

Mr Peter Ayodele Fayose of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been declared winner of the Ekiti Governorship election. The Returning Officer for the 2014 governorship elections and Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Oye- Ekiti, Professor Isaac Azuzu announced the results of the governorship elections in Ekiti State…

#EkitiElection:Will Fayemi Break the second term jinx?

#EkitiElection:Will Fayemi Break the second term jinx?

By Niyi Tabiti Just as many Nigerians,especially political observers await the results of the 2014 Ekiti state governorship election,there is a reason to be thankful because no form of violence has been recorded so far. The incumbent governor,Governor Kayode Fayemi win at the election will make him the myth breaker.…

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