Musa Danjuma Marks 50th Birthday

Chief Musa Danjuma being flaked by some guest

For several hour on Saturday, 4th November 2017, guest from far and near joined Chief Musa Danjuma to celebrate his 50th birthday, the Parkview Estate, venue of the event was literally shot down as huge crowd made their way, to the resident of Musa Danjuma to behold the birthday spectacle, and catch some fun, there was plenty to drink and eat, it was all glamour and show of opulence. An estimate of about one thousand guest graced the occasion, some dignitaries that attended the event are LT. General Theophilous Danjuma,…

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Diamond Bank’s Albatross

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu   Many weighty issues are probably agitating the mind of Dozie Uzoma, the youthful Group Managing Director, GMD of Diamond bank. Chief among these is perhaps the desire to go down in history as the Bank’s GMD during whose tenure Diamond bank’s customer and deposit base burgeoned but it’s doubtful if Uzoma has taken time off to reflect on the travails of one of Diamond Bank Customers, Prince Alfred Ugochukwu Amaobi. Diamond Bank is a customer-friendly bank but Amobi’s bitter experience with the bank makes him insists…

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Muhammadu Buhari’s presidency, a disaster foretold

Muhammadu Buhari has his presidency moving from one scandal to another in quick succession in recent times. But the foundation was laid a long time ago. The similarity between the current presidency and his first coming in mid 80s has been well documented. but his failing health and age crisis has rendered the country a banana republic where the country is run by proxy. It is believed that the main persons who run the country even hold him in contempt, and this has become so bad that the belief of…

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Switzerland Qualifies For 2018 World Cup

Switzerland held off Northern Ireland to seal a place at the 2018 World Cup in Russia with a 0-0 second-leg draw on Sunday that secured a 1-0 aggregate play-off victory, AFP reports. Vladimir Petkovic’s side wasted numerous first-half chances as the Northern Irish stayed in the tie, but Ricardo Rodriguez’s controversial first-leg penalty in Belfast proved enough for the Swiss to reach their fourth consecutive World Cup. Northern Ireland fell short in their bid to reach a first finals since 1986. Away manager Michael O’Neill replaced Kyle Lafferty up front…

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Ronaldo Becomes Father For Fourth Time

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo announced on Sunday that he had become a father for the fourth time after girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez gave birth to a baby girl, Alana Martina. “Alana Martina has just been born! Both Geo and Alana are doing great. We are all very happy,” the beaming 32-year-old footballer wrote on Twitter, posting a photo of himself, Rodriguez, his seven-year-old son Cristiano Junior and the new arrival. Ronaldo is also the father of twins, Eva and Mateo, who were born in June. At the end of October,…

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Italy Face 2018 World Cup Elimination

Four-time champions Italy face missing out on the World Cup for the first time since 1958, a potential national humiliation likened to the “apocalypse” by the team’s fanatical supporters. Italy need to overturn a 1-0 play-off first-leg defeat against Sweden at the San Siro on Monday. National coach Gian Piero Ventura insists his team will not falter but the 69-year-old gave his critics more ammunition in the build-up to the game by claiming he was “amazed people are surprised we’re in the play-offs”. “We knew from the moment we picked…

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Wizkid Wins Big At AFRIMA 2017

Nigerian sensation Wizkid retained his best artist title at this year’s African Music Awards, as he carried off a clutch of prizes at a glitzy ceremony in Lagos. The 27-year-old Afrobeats star — real name Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun — beat his compatriot Davido and Fally Ipupa from the Democratic Republic of Congo to the top award. He also won the best song category for “Come Closer” and the prize for best West African artist. AFRIMA 2017, now in its fourth year, is considered the equivalent of the US Grammys and…

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Teachers Sack: Buhari Backs El-Rufai

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday backed the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-rufai’s planned sacking of 21,780 teachers who recently failed the competency test conducted by the state government. Buhari made his position know at a special retreat of the Federal Executive Council on the challenges facing the Education sector in Nigeria themed: “Education in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects”. He said it was not acceptable for teachers not to be better than their students. Details later

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A Customs Warlord

By Stephen Ubanna more facts have emerged why  Jibril Musa , Yusuf Bashar, both  Comptrollers in-charge of Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Apapa and Tincan  Island Commands respectively  and other Comptrollers within  Customs Formations in the south west geopolitical  region are keeping away from Mohammed Uba Gabar, Comptroller Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, Ikeja. They may have kept their distance from him to avoid being roped into trouble or seen as coming to beg for bad jobs released through the port or  the land border stations not to be intercepted by…

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Uproar in Otuaro’s Office Over Ondo State Commissioner’ #500,000 Largesse

There was pandemonium at the office of the DeltaState Deputy Governor, Kingsley Otuaro over allegation by some of staffs of the deputy governor that they have been continually short changed by some Aides of the Delta State Deputy Governor without his knowledge. The magazine gathered that some members of the deputy governor who is presently the Acting Governor of Delta State Convoy team threw blows in a free for all public fight over the five hundred thousand naira (#500,000) given to the full convoy team by the Ondo State Commissioner…

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