Universal Music eyes Nigerian market

Vivendi’s Universal Music Group (UMG) is set to launch a new division in Nigeria. Reports say plans are underway for Universal Music Nigeria, to operate from Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos with the opening of its new division. Read also: #BBNaija’s Alex laments after being scammed by Snapchat user According to Sipho Dlamini, Managing Director of…

The “Delicious” Wife!

By SOC Okenwa… The power of language is a global phenomenon dating back from time immemorial. There is something absolutely fascinating about language that every mortal is naturally ‘condemned’ to live with it. Like freedom it is beautiful when used for everyday communication or to advance a positive cause. When one is found in a…

Sirika speaks on number of routes Nigeria Air will ply when launched

The Federal Government has selected about 81 routes for the commencement of flight operations for the newly unveiled national carrier, Nigeria Air, Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika has disclosed. Speaking at the Farnborough Air Show in London Wednesday after the unveiling of the name and logo of the flag carrier, Sirika said the…

Police Inspector In trouble for giving out info

Adesida Ademola, a 38-year-old police Inspector was paraded before the Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly giving information to unauthorised persons. While addressing the court, Sgt. Samson Osobu, the prosecutor said Ademola, the defendant, committed the alleged offence in Ado-Ekiti on July 12. According to the prosecutor, the defendant who pleaded not guilty to the…

Obasanjo writes another letter on Buhari

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has again expressed his misgivings about the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. He spoke on what he felt is the government’s failures to address issues of killings and poverty in Nigeria. Obasanjo said the obvious indication is that the government is seemingly confused, and regretted that rather than proffering solutions to…

FG’s success against IPOB was with the help of S’East traditional rulers— Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has commended traditional rulers for the role they played in ending hostilities in the Niger Delta, as well as reining in the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Speaking on Wednesday at the opening of the 10th National Development Summit of Nigerian Traditional Rulers in Abuja, Osinbajo said monarchs intervened when the corporate…

PDP TO BUHARI: Your N242bn funding request a threat to 2019 elections

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Wednesday condemned the presidency’s request for N242 billion to conduct the 2019 elections from the 2018 budget, saying it posed a serious threat to the elections. This was contained in a statement by the PDP’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja. It said President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to the…

Defection rumours mount as Saraki, Ortom, 2 APC governors hold talks with PDP leaders

Senate President Bukola Saraki Wednesday led two serving governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to a meeting with the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, and other leaders of the opposition party behind closed doors in Ilorin, Kwara State. Notable among participants at the meeting are: the Governor of Kwara…

INDIA: 3 feared dead, several trapped as 2 buildings collapse

Three victims have been declared dead by rescue operatives in India after a building collapsed onto another structure in the suburb of the country’s capital of New Delhi. According to reports, several others are feared trapped after a residential complex fell on an under-construction building in Greater Noida. “There were at least three families living…

#CAFCC: Enyimba edge Williamsville in P’Harcourt, go top of group

Nigerian giants, Enyimba secured a slim victory over Williamsville Athletic Club at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt on Wednesday. It was a matchday three encounter of the CAF Confederation Cup. It saw the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side win 1-0 over the Cote d’Ivoire club. With the win, Enyimba moved to top position…