Investment Promotion and Development: Attention- Ekiti State Governorship Aspirants

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye The God almighty in his infinite mercy bestows and reserves the following Mineral Resources in all the 16 Local Government Areas of Ekiti State. Therefore, as the election of whom will be replacing the incumbent Governor, Ayo Fayose in October gather momentum, i say with due respect and humility that any of you that wear the crown should endeavour to, through Public Private Partnership (PPP), explore these mineral resources towards economic development and industrialization of the state; at least, to create jobs and drastically reduce hunger…

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Governor Ayo Fayose: Please GOSSY WATER, Our Corporate Identity Must Not Die

I raised the issue of Gossy water, a brand owned by United Africa Company (UAC) liquidating on February 6th due to indebtedness of over TEN YEARS to BANKS running to billions but some people chose to blame the Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose for the ugly development because the manufacturing plant of the firm is located in the state.   Their argument is that EKSG (like others), has shares in the firm thus must not be allowed to fold up.   In reality, the death of Gossy will be…

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My battle with Davido was bigger than fighting Sani Abacha – Dele Momodu

Ovation publisher Dele Momodu says his two-year rift with singer Davido, while it lasted, was the biggest battle of his life. Momodu and the singer had reconciled during his annual Ovation Christmas carol after their falling out in December 2015. The ace journalist had said the “true reconciliation” was facilitated by Davido’s father, Tunji Adeleke. Appearing as a guest on reality TV show ‘Celebrity Housemate’, Momodu told contestants that Davido’s popularity made the rift “bigger than fighting Abacha”. He said: “The Davido issue was my biggest battle ever. It was…

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Oyinlola to lead Obasanjo’s New Political Movement to be launched in January 31st

A political movement promoted by former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, Coalition for Nigeria is due to launch January, 31st. The movement is currently being coordinated by a former governor of Osun State, Olagunsoye Oyinlola. Mr. Oyinlola is a longstanding associate of the former Nigerian leader. However, to manage possible ripples that may arise in the process of establishing leadership structures, the movement has opted to appoint what it calls “spokesperson” at all levels. “Mr. Oyinlola is now acting as the national spokesman; such roles would be appointed at all levels,…

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Highlight of Lai Mohammed’s response to ex-president, Obasanjo’s letter to President Buhari

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye On a lighter mood, most of my followers on social networks had accused me of not seeing anything good about the Buhari’s administration thus far. I therefore bring to you the highlight of the Federal Government’s response to the former president, Olusegun Obasanjo’s press statement on State of the Nation as authored by the Information Minister, Lai Mohammed. Enjoy, peruse and react! * Foreign Reserves have peaked at $40b, the highest level in about four years, and up from $24 billion just a year ago, even…

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2019: Atiku visits Fayose, move around major markets in Ado-Ekiti

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is just being received by Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State at the Akure Airport in Akure, Ondo State, for a visit. It is believed that the former Vice President is meeting Governor Fayose ahead of 2019 Presidential poll. As usual, the governor, in company of his visitor, stops at strategic locations to greet the people, as the people equally hail him and Atiku in appreciation. It is also believed that the Waziri of Adamawas’s historic visit to Fayose was boosted by former President Olusegun…

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Read in Full: Vintage Obasanjo in a bomb letter to Buhari: “Mr. President you are a Failure, do not to Run In 2019″

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday, in a blistering and excoriating 13-page statement has called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019. Mr. Obasanjo, in a special press statement entitled, “The Wat Out: A Clarion Call for Coalition for Nigeria Movement” said Mr Buhari has performed far below expectation and should honourably “dismount from the horse” to join the league of the country’s former leaders whose “experience, influence, wisdom and outreach can be deployed on the side line for the good of the country.” Mr Obasanjo,…

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Nigerian Police detains Ex-Minister, Oby Ezekwesili, BBOG Members

A former Minister of Education and Bring Back Our Girls, BBOG, Co-convener, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili has been detained by the police. According to her tweet on Tuesday morning, she is currently being detained in Abuja on the order of the president of Nigeria, Buhari. She wrote, “President @MBuhari at your instruction, the IG of @PoliceNG continues to detain me and have arrested some of our members “President @Mbuhari , the police officers deployed by IG of @PoliceNG is violating my freedom of movement by locking me in broad day light…

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Fayemi ignores Supreme Court order; sold Nigerian Aluminum Company in Akwa-Ibom to Russian Investors

…he offered us $35million bribe to relinquish our interest – Nigerian Firm   By Afiz Mosope Abolayo   The Minister of Mines & Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, on Sunday announced the signing of a “renewed Share Purchase Agreement, SPA” with UC RUSAL for the takeover of the Aluminium Smelter Company of Nigeria, ALSCON, Ikot Abasi in Akwa Ibom State. According to PREMIUM TIMES, Mr. Fayemi’s spokesperson, Olayinka Oyebode, did not give details of the terms of the new deal with UC RUSAL. He however said the Federal Government would retain 20 per…

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Fulani Herdsmen: A Citizen’s Honest Perspective

  By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye POLITICALLY: The silence of some leaders on the payroll of central government, officially and unofficially, and the irresponsible comparison of herdsmen attacks under Goodluck Jonathan reign with the current administration by the Chief President Secretary to ASO VILLA is enough evidence to accuse President Muhammad Buhari of supporting the attacks being perpetrated by Fulani Herdsmen across the country. Logically, the reason for that comparison is as simple as “FULANI HERDSMEN HAVE NOT KILLED ENOUGH”. The President has shown not vigour and passion, no compassion, no…

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