Saturday, 22 November 2014

No Air Force Helicopter Crashed- DHQ

NASS DRAMA: Police is innocent...... Tinubu Reacts

The Police High Command yesterday in Abuja exonerated its officers who reportedly attacked members of the National Assembly Thursday, from any blame saying that the officers carried out their duties of barricading the complex to prevent Speaker Aminu Tambuwal from gaining access, satisfactorily.

Also Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu said that “No Commissioner of Police will ever embark on such an action without the clearance of the Inspector General of police and no IGP will order his men out without approval by the Presidency. Nigerians know where the buck stops. The Jonathan Presidency must take full responsibility for the attack on the leadership of the National Assembly.”

Kola Aluko Hit By Strange Ailment As Jide Omokore parts ways with him

Mr. Kola Aluko (Founder of Fossil Resources and co-director of Atlantic Energy Drilling Concepts Limited)
This is indeed not the best of times for the founder of Fossil Resources, a downstream company and co-director of Atlantic Energy Drilling Concepts Limited, Mr. Kola Aluko. We gathered that Kola is terribly sick at the moment. The cause of his sickness is not known as at the time of filling this report.

Friday, 21 November 2014

Pandemonium At Lagos Airport As Customs, Agents Clash

Tiwa Savage Caught On Video With Pasuma Wonder

VIDEO:Lawmakers Scale Fence To Access National Assembly Building

VIDEO:APC Lawmakers Send Senate President Out of its Chambers

Thursday, 20 November 2014

Ogun West Adopts Akinlade As Consensus Candidate ...As GNI AND Omoba Adewale Step Down

Selection of Consensus Candidate: Group Commends Yewa Leaders

A group of Concerned Ogun West professionals under the unbrella of Ogun West Rebirth 
has commended the efforts and initiative of Yewa leaders under the chairmanship of 
respected Senator Ayodeji Otegbola for choosing a consensus candidate 
among the three aspirants from the zone in the Peoples Democratic Party.

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Report Alleging Conversion of Diamond Bank Branch to Political Campaign Office.... Diamond Bank Reacts

On Tuesday, November 18, 2014, the Paradigm posted on its blog site the report that the former Group Managing Director/CEO of Diamond Bank Plc, Dr. Alex Otti OFR, has converted one of   the Bank’s properties located at Library Road, Umuahia, Abia State to his political campaign office. The report also alleged that Dr. Otti “in cooperation with his stooges in the bank” has laid conduits through which he siphons depositors’ funds to finance his gubernatorial campaign in Abia State. We have studied the report, investigated the allegations and found it not only to be spurious but also baseless and malicious.

Popular Radio Presenter Opeyemi Fajemilehin Is Dead

This will come as a rude shock to many yoruba radio programme listeners as info reaching Metronews is that popular radio presenter and one time General Manager of Ara FM Opeyemi Fajemilehin is dead.

He was said to have been been diabetic and gave up the ghost last night at his Ilesha residence. Details shortly.

Born in the mid-fifties in Igede Ekiti in the present Ekiti State,Opeyemi Fajemilehin attended both primary and secondary schools in Ekiti State and Ikire in Osun State respectiely.He equally studied at Lagos Sec. Comm. Academy(LASCA) now known as Ilupeju College,Obanikoro Lagos.
   He proceeded to Nigeria Institute of Journalism(NIJ),Ogba and passed out with honours.
    A versatile Yoruba broadcast journalist with over 25 years experience in the industry,Opeyemi Fajemilehin is also an Ewi exponent with19 recorded works to his credit.
    Today,he presents "FAJEMILEHIN ON FM" and "PIRILOLOGO NJI" on Radio Lagos Ikeja;He Anchors "FAJEMILEHIN ON THE ROCK" on Paramount FM 94.5,Abeokuta.He has also written three books:"EWI IWOYI","EWI KIKA ATI KIKE", and "ENI BIMO ORAN".

    Opeyemi Fajemilehin has received many honours/awards including "ALOYINLOUN" given by Yoruba Scholars of Obafemi Awolowo Ile-Ife,University.He is the 1s National Vice President of Freelance and Independent Broadcasters Association of Nigeria (FIBAN).

Omooba Adekunbi’s son tie the knot

Top socialite and one of the illustrious sons of Remo, Ogun State, Omooba Owodunn Adekunbi is set to turn Ogere and Ilisan Remo into a tourist center as the multimillionaire businessman has put finishing touches to the successful hosting of the wedding ceremony of his son, Prince Akorede Adekunbi to his bride, Adesola.

Oga Bello Celebrates 50 years on stage

Veteran entertainer, Adebayo Salami popularly known as Oga Bello 
in the theater world is set to celebrate his illustrious 50 years
 sojourn as an actor and theater practitioner. 

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Kwara Empowers 500 Artisans

Two Men In Lagos Arrested With 50 Litres Of Human Blood

Unity Bank releases names of bad debtors

Unity Bank Plc has released the names of One Hundred and Eleven (111) customers 
with bad loans who have failed to come forward to make good on
 their obligations to the Bank.
This follows the expiration of a two-week grace period 

SAD:Jim Nwobodo Loses Son

President Jonathan Is Quietly Developing Nigeria, Says Uduaghan

·       As CBN Rolls Out N2 Billion Micro, Small, Medium Fund in Delta
Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan declared in Asaba on Monday that contrary to the perception of a segment of the nation, President Goodluck Jonathan was working quietly to develop the country.
Governor Uduaghan who spoke at the official roll out of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) N2 billion Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund (MSMED) in Delta State, explained that President Jonathan has done a lot in the implementation of his transformation agenda for the nation.

Sunday, 16 November 2014

Murtala’s Son Targets PDP Governorship Ticket In Kano

A Peoples Democratic Party governorship aspirant in Kano, Alhaji Abba Mohammed, on Wednesday in Abuja, promised to give priority to electricity and boost the economy of the state if elected the state governor in 2015.

Mohammed, son of the late former Head of State, Gen. Murtala Muhammed, spoke to newsmen after submitting his nomination and expression of interest forms for the state governorship election in 2015.

#2015: Atiku, Tinubu Hold Closed-Door Meetings With Obasanjo

A former vice-president, and a presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and a national leader of APC, former Lagos State governor Bola Tinubu, held separate meetings with a former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Friday.

The meetings held at Obasanjo’s Hilltop presidential residence in Abeokuta.

The meetings which lasted less than one hour, were said to be connected with the 2015 elections.

Northern Leaders Make U-Turn on Buhari, Atiku • Back Tambuwal

In their quest to win the 2015 presidential election, leaders of thought in the North are beginning to weigh their options on the two frontline politicians, former military head of state, Muhammadu Buhari, and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar.

The presidential ambition of the two on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had the backing of prominent northern leaders but Saturday Independent exclusively gathered that having realised lately that both men may jeopardise the chance of the zone going by their resolve not to step down for each other, the leaders have decided to throw their weight behind the Speaker of House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, who finally collected his presidential nomination form in Abuja on Friday, after months of speculations.


Former governor of Oyo State and a leading gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Otunba Alao Akala has de­scribed as false and outright fabrication, an allegation that he once attempted to take over control of the Oyo PDP state executive committee led by Mr Yinka Taiwo.