Monthly Archive: January 2017

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PDP Governors “Not At Ease” With Fayose

  PDP Governors “Not At Ease” With Fayose   By Sola SADIQ – –   The announcement of Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State as the new Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum appears not to be...

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Robbers Rescue Mate From Owerri High Court Premises

Robbers Rescue Mate From Owerri High Court Premises   Two persons are feared dead, while no fewer than 56 suspected criminals are now on the run, when dare devil armed robbers stormed the High Court premises Friday (January 27, 2017),...

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Oyo 2019: Ajimobi Plots Succession Plan

Ajimobi Plots Succession Plan BY SOLA SADIQ — Like most governors currently serving their second term in office, Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State is also working on his succession plan, sources in the ruling All Progressives Congress in the...

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CBN Under Pressure To Reduce Interbank Rate

CBN Under Pressure To Reduce Interbank Rate   By SOLA SADIQ   Ahead of the completion of the first meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria in 2017 which started Monday, pressure is allegedly...

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Frightfully Frank Analysis Of Nigeria’s 2017 Budget

Short, Frightfully Frank Analysis Of Nigeria’s 2017 Budget “At ₦7.298 trillion, the 2017 budget bill presented by President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 is the biggest ever put forward by any government in the...

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Controversy Trails Ownership Of Malabu Oil Bloc

Controversy Trails Ownership Of Malabu Oil Bloc By Sola Sadiq   Who owns the Malabu oil bloc? That is the big poser operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) are trying to unravel, sources have revealed. Adjudged as...

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Personality Award: Treasure Woman of the Year Unveiled!

By the Editor   Personality Award: Treasure Woman of the Year!   As we were saying… Last week, we unveiled the male version of this unsolicited personality/performance salutation. The honour went to the governor of Lagos State (see  http://treasure.com.ng/4772-2-treasure-man-ambode/).  ...

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Ibinabo Recounts Ordeal, Triumph…Battle With Cancer

Ibinabo Recounts Ordeal, Triumph…Battle With Cancer, Divorce… Those that coined the saying, “A cat with nine lives,” perhaps had former beauty queen, Ibinabo Fiberesima, in mind after all. For about five years, the sultry actress and producer experienced life-threatening challenges...

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EFCC Set To Probe N500b Aviation Fund

EFCC Set To Probe N500b Aviation Fund By Sola Sadiq The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to probe the alleged misappropriation of the N500billion Aviation Intervention Fund, it was learnt.   The objective of the fund, which...

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Daddy Fresh Bounces Back!

Daddy Fresh Bounces Back! Celebrated dancehall star, Daddy Fresh (real name Innocent Onyemauwa) recently stormed back into Nigerian music scene at the unveiling of two acts signed on to a new label, U.E. Records led by Felicity Enyinnya.   The...

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Happenings: Gists or Rumours?

Lagos police command apprehended a man, Benjamin, who terrorises residents of Agege while wearing the Nigerian Army uniform and hiding under the cover of the force. (Gistmania)   Social media sensation, Bobrisky, has challenged the Lagos government to come arrest...

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More Surprising Changes Loom In Senate

BY SOLA SADIQ   Strong indications have emerged that the removal of Mohammed Ali Ndume as Senate Leader, may be the beginning of sweeping changes in the leadership of the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly in the coming weeks...

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Twisted Values – By Pius Adesanmi

TWISTED VALUES By Pius Adesanmi Yesterday, President Obama gave one of the most significant speeches of his life – his farewell speech. Sasha Obama, his youngest daughter, was missing in action. Naturally, the Americans needed and wanted to know the...

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Anxiety Over Mark, Akume’s Whereabouts

BY SOLA SADIQ   The long absence of two Senators from Benue State, David Mark and George Akume, at the Red Chamber of the National Assembly has become a subject of speculation in the last few months. While Mark has...