UK Police Arrests Daar Communications Chairman, Dokpesi

The Chairman of DAAR Communications Limited, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi, has been reportedly by the Police in the United Kingdom. Dokpesi was said to have been arrested on Sunday while travelling to the United Kingdom. He had boarded a Lufthansa Flight LH916 from Frankfurt to London and was subsequently picked up at Terminal 2 of Heathrow Airport in London. A source who was on the flight confirmed his arrest to a news site. The source said: “We were on a flight from Frankfurt to London and as we are about…

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Billionaire Dantata: I’m Waiting To Die, I Don’t Enjoy Life Anymore

An elder statesman and billionaire businessman, Aminu Alhassan Dantata, says he no longer enjoys life and hopes to die soon in good faith. Dantata said he had travelled to all the states in Nigeria and had made a lot of friends from his youthful age, but could hardly identify 10 that are still alive. The 91-year-old man said this when he received the Vice-Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Kashim Shettima, at his residence in Kano on Tuesday. He said he was the only one left in…

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Nigerian Shot In Guyana Over Attempt To Assassinate President

Guyana’s Government said Thursday it has asked world police agency Interpol to help it investigate the background of a Nigerian national who earlier in the day tried to illegally enter the residence of President Irfaan Ali and ended up trading gunfire with guards, wounding one seriously. Ali, 42, was at home at the time with his family when a man identified as Bethel Ikenna Chimezie approached guards at the official residence near the British embassy and demanded an audience with Guyana’s president. After arguing with guards, he stabbed one of…

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The New Africa Magazine Names Onyeali-Ikpe, Banda, Taylor, Senator Olujimi, Others As Outstanding Women in Africa

The New Africa Magazine, a strong believer in the culture of recognition for both men and women who have been shaping the vision and progress of the African continent, has released its list of 110 Outstanding Women in Africa for the year 2022. Some of those picked for the special recognition are the first female Managing Director, Fidelity Bank Plc, Ms. Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe; Hon. Joyce Hilda Banda, Fmr. President of Malawi, Hon. Jewel Howard Taylor, Vice President of Liberia; Jamila Sedqi, First Moroccan Female Judge at the UN Administrative Tribunal,…

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The New Africa Magazine Names Onyeali-Ikpe, Banda, Taylor, Senator Olujimi, Others As Outstanding Women in Africa

The New Africa Magazine, a strong believer in the culture of recognition for both men and women who have been shaping the vision and progress of the African continent, has released its list of 110 Outstanding Women in Africa for the year 2022. Some of those picked for the special recognition are the first female Managing Director, Fidelity Bank Plc, Ms. Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe; Hon. Joyce Hilda Banda, Fmr. President of Malawi, Hon. Jewel Howard Taylor, Vice President of Liberia; Jamila Sedqi, First Moroccan Female Judge at the UN Administrative Tribunal,…

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JUST IN: PDP Crisis Claims First Victim, As BoT Chair Resigns

The crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has claimed its first victim with the resignation of Senator Walid Jibrin as Chairman of the party’s Board of Trustees (BoT) Senator Jibrin announced his resignation at the beginning of the BoT meeting at the party’s secretariat on Thursday. The BoT Chairman has earlier called for the restructuring of the party’s leadership positions, and condemned the idea of the North occupying the National Chairmanship position, the BoT Chairmanship as well as holding the presidential ticket for next year’s election. Details later…

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*Between Et Tu and Ètùtù* All For Tinubu’s Judases

By Sam Omatseye Jan 24, 2022 ‘To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved,” George MacDonald.’ Some commentaries in the past two weeks about why some Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s associates are looking the other way have reminded me of childhood. As a little boy, my father Moses was lost in the ecstasy of My Early life, Chief Obafemi Awolowo’s autobiography. Every evening while he clutched and read that cannon of book, he belched out his praises like a soulful incantation, like a man in a rally of…

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Memo from EFCC to CCB requesting to investigate Tinubu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has sent a memo to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) requesting documents to commence another round of investigation on APC national leader and a former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Tinubu, who is largely believed to be benefitting from Lagos State’s resources, has been fingered in several deals in the South West, especially Lagos, where he holds tenaciously to power despite quitting office years ago. This would, however, not be the first time he would be investigated by the…

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BUHARI’S PHONEY GALLANTRY [Tony Enahoro: A Noble Life Of State Pardons]

    By Peter Enahoro (Peter Pan)   Older heads in the Enahoro clan know enough about political state pardons not to get excited by it. It is not a  pension annuity, not a war decoration or a medal for exceptional services to society. You don’t even get to have a handshake with the President.   What’s to celebrate?   You don’t get a State Pardon for smoking a pipe in church.  You have to have been in jail or had your reputation wrongfully dragged through hell. You’re then told,…

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