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Story of Ejigbadero, the king of land grabbers

Alhaji Yusuf Olatunji's album for Ejigbadero

From Olanrewaju Onigegewura As you go from Iyana Ipaja to Egbeda in Alimosho, Lagos State, Raji Oba street is to your left. It is one of the most popular streets in the area. It is the street that hosts the imposing complex of Bishop David Oyedepo’s Winners Chapel. There is …

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Kwara PDP: A defining moment of truth

Kwara PDP

From Mohammed Akanbi Hatred is the rare drink that consumes whom imbibes it. In one of my earlier essays, I admonished those who play the game of politics not to be impolitic. There are so many political players who turn every serious political matter into political football. The past few …

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ICPC: Owasanoye, the new chairman, exposed

Prof Bolaji Owasanoye...ICPC Chairman

By Olajide Fashikun Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, made public the name of Prof Bolaji Owasanoye to succeed Barrister Ekpo Nta as Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC). Not an unknown face but we had to expose who he was for readers to know …

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Sour farewell: Two Americans arrested Usain Bolt in London

Gatlin beat Bolt in London

*Christian Coleman takes silver and Bolt has to settle for bronze By Olajide Fashikun As the sun sets on a glorious career, the world was shocked by a vigilante, Justin Gatlin, who defeated the sport’s poster boy, Jamaica’s Usain Bolt in his final 100m race in London. Gatlin, the vigilante, …

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SUNDAY SERMON: 5 Major benefits of praying right

Bishop (Dr) Charles Olowojoba, Dayspring Bible Church...God

James 5:13-18 James 5:16, “…The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.” We are living in perilous times. There is an escalation of evil and iniquity such as we have not seen before. The need to pray individually and corporately cannot be over emphasised. Prayer is the life …

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Homosexuality: Lagos arraigns hotel owner, workers

Owner of Vintage Hotel, Chief Patrick Okeze (right), and his workers – Sunday Isang (middle) and Bright Oba (left) before their arraignment at the Yaba Magistrate Court for allegedly aiding homosexuality, on Friday, 4th August, 2017.

*We’ll continue to uphold child rights law, others, AG vows By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Lagos State Government on Friday arraigned the owner of Vintage Hotel in Owode Onirin area of Ikorodu, Chief Patrick Okeze before a Yaba Magistrate Court for allegedly aiding and promoting same sex sexual activities and gay …

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Bolaji Owasanoye: New ICPC Chairman exposed!

Prof Bolaji Owasanoye...ICPC Chairman designate

This is one question Nigerians have started asking since last Tuesday about the picture of the new man who is to take over from the stubborn mule called Ekpo Nta. Now that the Calabar man is gone, who is taking over? Prof Bolaji Owasanoye. Who is he? Another question. In …

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Pension: Refund all monies you’ve collected, Saraki told

Dr Bukola Saraki Senate President...thinking about still holding Kwara in his pocket?

*You have a moral burden you must fulfil Kwara Mass Movement (KMM), a socio-political group, has called on the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to return all monies he had collected as pension from the state government. National Coordinator of the group, Mr. Salmon Jawondo, made the call …

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2017 Women Afrobasket: We’re on the same page with Orlando team – Peter Ahmedu

D'Tigress Basketball national team in Lagos...Ahmedu confirms

 *We ran the same training programmes Assistant coach of the senior women national team, Peter Ahmedu, has revealed that the home-based basketball team is tactically and technically on the same pedestal with their US-based counterparts despite operating from different locations ahead of the 2017 Afrobasket Women championship in Mali. The …

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Constitutional amendment: National Assembly’s illegitimacies

National Assembly...constitutional amendment is illegal and anti-people

  *Many inconsistencies with people’s reality checks From Chidi Anselm Odinkalu Nigeria’s legislators have chosen to trifle with the serious business of constitutional change. Driven solely by opportunistic instincts fed by an absentee president and a disorganised ruling party and with no pretence to high principles, they have produced a …

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