Tired of loan sharks? Check out some CBN approved  payday loan offers

Nigerians looking for a quick influx of cash to meet expenses have various options to shop for the best loans to suit their needs amongst licensed commercial banks.   Rather than going to loan sharks or borrowing from questionable loan applications sites, these payday loan offers may be great for you, particularly if you are a salary earner.   Nairametrics reported that the Central Bank of Nigeria told individuals in need of funds to desist from borrowing from loan sharks and go to banks instead.   To access a loan for your business, the Central Bank Governor stated that “you don’t need…

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A Thief is Nothing But a Thief -by Ogbeni Olawale Dawodu

The de-radicalization must start with us calling a thief by his name.For instance, why call Ritualists Yahoo Boys? We started getting it wrong by accepting funny but totally deceitful terms to rename wrong doings and cover up evil deeds.That’s when our societal/moral values started rolling downhill. We accepted abnormal slangs into our national lexicon and use them daily to psychologically douse the grim reality. We jettisoned hard truth as it may hurt the feelings of the perpetrators because of affiliation and other xyz reasons. We now use euphemisms subtly to…

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My wife beats me, poisoned my food -Pastor laments in Court

A union of 23 years between a pastor, Dele Adewale and his wife has been dissolved after the husband informed Igando Customary Court in Lagos, that his wife beat him up and poisoned his food twice. The clergyman said that his wife wanted him dead and made him to According to Adewale: “She poisoned my food twice. My wife forced me to abandon my house due to her threat to kill me. “She is violent in nature. She hits me.” However, Favor denied ever hitting her husband or poisoning him, stating…

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“Support me, you’re too old and tired to lead Nigeria” -Bala Mohammed to Atiku

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has said he told former Vice President Atiku Abubakar not to contest the 2023 presidential race. The governor of Bauchi State, Alhaji Bala Mohammed reportedly made the submission on Friday when a Contact and Consultation Committee he set up for his presidential ambition submitted its report to him. The Bauchi governor said Atiku is too old and tired to lead the country, asking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain to support his ambition to become President in 2023. The governor, however, promised to support the former…

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VON DG, Osita Okechukwu in EFCC net over alleged ₦1.3bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Saturday detained the Director-General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu. Okechukwu, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was reportedly detained over a case of conspiracy, abuse of office and misappropriation of public funds to the tune of ₦1.3 billion. The VON D-G was said to have arrived at the headquarters of the anti-graft agency in Abuja at about 1.30 pm on Saturday to honour an invitation. He was still with operatives of the agency as of the time of…

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2023 Presidency: Obasanjo pledges support for Osinbajo

Olujonwo Obasanjo, son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has pledged to support Vice-President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) if he joins the 2023 presidential race. The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, Babafemi Ojudu, made this known in a Facebook post on Saturday. According to Ojudu, who works in the VP’s office, Olujonwo visited him on Friday to register his wish that the VP should run for President in 2023. “He too, like many others, came to register his wish and aspiration that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo throws…

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Police in gun duel with cultists in Ilorin, one killed, three injured

One person has been killed and three others injured in a duel between police operatives and gunmen suspected to be cultists in Kwara State. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Ajayi Okasanmi, confirmed the incident to Channels Television on Saturday in Ilorin. He explained that the faceoff occurred in Ilorin, adding that the police killed one of the suspects and injured two other members of the gang. A policeman, however, sustained an injury during the clash. More to follow…

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You are a Cheap Political Jobber – Dare Adeleke Blasts Deji Adeyanju over Statement on Makinde

The person called Deji Adeyanju, a well known activist by day and political jobber by night is again doing what he knows best, levering baseless allegations against political leaders with the hope of being invited to dinner at night. I would like to inform Adeyanju that the whole world now knows his modus operandi. To think that a man who makes his money from politicians and shady activism would not pick his victims carefully, shows how greedy he has grown in the Business of subtle blackmail.I would like to tell…

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Akure Bye Election: PDP Appoints Dare Adeleke Chairman, Screening Panel

The National Working Committee of Peoples Democratic party (PDP), has appointed former Southwest PDP Youth Leader and Chairman, Oyo Pacesetters Transport Company, Dare Adeleke as Chairman to serve on the Akure North/ Akure South Federal Constituency Bye-Election Screening and Ward Congress Appeal Panel.  A statement signed by National Organizing Secretary, Hon. Umar M Bature indicated that the party appointed Hon. Ayum Akindele as Secretary while Hon. Samuel Olayemi was appointed member of the committee.  The committee will consider appeals arising from the screening of all Aspirants of the party and…

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N544m Grass-Cutting Fraud: Ex-SGF, Babachir Lawal Floors EFCC, Wins in Court

Sacked Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal has floored the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as court declared evidences presented by prosecution witness in respect of the allegation of fraud levelled against him and others as “hearsay.” Justice Charles Agbaza of an FCT High Court, in his ruling today, January 28, said: “I have carefully examined the foundation of arguments for and against the admissibility of the evidence in dispute and found only two issues for determination. “The first issue is on whether the…

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