10
Jul2017

I STUDIED MILLIONAIRES FOR 5 YEARS AND REALISED BEING RICH COMES DOWN TO ONLY 2 THINGS, THOMAS CORLEY

I STUDIED MILLIONAIRES FOR 5 YEARS AND REALISED BEING RICH COMES DOWN TO ONLY 2 THINGS, THOMAS CORLEY

Just getting the money isn't enough. Being rich is really about two things. In my Rich Habits Study, I interviewed 233 wealthy individuals (177 of whom were self-made millionaires) with at least $160,000 in annual gross income and $3.2 million in net assets. I found that becoming and staying rich...

18
Jun2017

BUHARI CAUSED CURRENT DIVISION IN NIGERIA WITH 5% VS 97% SPEECH - RENO OMOKRI

BUHARI CAUSED CURRENT DIVISION IN NIGERIA WITH 5% VS 97% SPEECH - RENO OMOKRI

On Tuesday 13th of June, 2017, the great patriot and nation builder, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, turned 75 years old. Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari, his former boss and military superior who joined the army years before General Abubakar did says he is 74. If I talk they will say I am...

17
Jun2017

FORMER PDP CHAIRMAN SAYS THE PARTY'S 2019 GOVERNORSHIP TICKET IS OPEN TO OGUN WEST, OGUN EAST

FORMER PDP CHAIRMAN SAYS THE PARTY'S 2019 GOVERNORSHIP TICKET IS OPEN TO OGUN WEST, OGUN EAST

By Femi Shodunke Are you a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) politician from Ogun West and Ogun East Senatorial districts who is interested in succeeding Governor Ibikunle Amosun? If you are, definitely your chances are brighter to become the next governor of Ogun State on the platform of the PDP going...

17
Jun2017

HERE ARE THE 13 'LANDLORDS' OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

HERE ARE THE 13 'LANDLORDS' OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

They are regarded as ‘landlords’ of the National Assembly: They know everything about, and everywhere within the complex by virtue of their long stay at the country’s legislative powerhouse. While the structure belongs to the Federal government, this set of individuals have remained there for close to two decades, earning...

02
Jun2017

NIGERIANS ARE TIRED OF PROMISES, THEY WANT TO SEE RESULTS, SAYS ARCHBISHOP

NIGERIANS ARE TIRED OF PROMISES, THEY WANT TO SEE RESULTS, SAYS ARCHBISHOP

Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Martins says Nigerians have yet to feel the effect of the nation’s economy coming out of recession. Martins spoke at a news conference to mark his 58th birthday at the Holy Cross Cathedral, Lagos, on Thursday. The archbishop said that Nigerians continued to...

02
Jun2017

OSINBAJO IS NO SAINT, HE IS CONSOLIDATING FOR 2019 - ISMAILA FAROUK

OSINBAJO IS NO SAINT, HE IS CONSOLIDATING FOR 2019 - ISMAILA FAROUK

Contrary to the widely held belief that Vice President Osinbajo, a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, a senior advocate of Nigeria, and a Professor of law is above board, a forensic analysis of his activities since he assumed office reveals that the VP has consistently abused his...

28
May2017

AMBODE, WIFE COMMITTED SACRILEGE AND SHOULD APOLOGISE - BISHOP

AMBODE, WIFE COMMITTED SACRILEGE AND SHOULD APOLOGISE - BISHOP

Rt. Rev. Michael Adeyemi is head of African Church, Ifako Diocese, and the boss of the Presiding Chaplain of the Chapel of Christ the Light, Ikeja, Venerable Femi Taiwo, who was sacked by Lagos State Government for allegedly disrespecting wife of the governor, Bolanle. In this explosive interview with SAMSON...

28
May2017

ANGRY NIGERIANS BACK SACKED PASTOR, CONDEMN AMBODE'S WIFE

ANGRY NIGERIANS BACK SACKED PASTOR, CONDEMN AMBODE'S WIFE

In the wake of a report on the sacking of the presiding Chaplain of Chapel of Christ the Light, Alausa, Lagos State, allegedly on the order of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, many Nigerians have sided with the priest, Venerable Femi Taiwo, while lambasting the wife of the governor for what they...

25
May2017

BUHARI'S PERFORMANCE IN 2 YEARS - REPORT

BUHARI'S PERFORMANCE IN 2 YEARS - REPORT

As the first two years of the President Muhammadu Buhari-administration winds down this month, only four per cent of the 171 promises made to Nigerians in the build-up to the 2015 elections have been fulfilled, a new report by SBM Intelligence has revealed. The report, which is to be released...

19
May2017

WHAT YOU NEED FOR YOUR BUSINESS TO SUCCEED -LARRY NATHAN

WHAT YOU NEED FOR YOUR BUSINESS TO SUCCEED -LARRY NATHAN

You need to be able to discuss uncomfortable topics, like what happens if the money runs out. Passion is the driving force for starting and planning a business. But it's not the only thing that keeps it going: it needs to be aligned with the rules of engagement. Rules of...

09
May2017

THE CHIBOKGIRLS SAGA AND THE UNANSWERED QUESTIONS.

THE CHIBOKGIRLS  SAGA AND THE UNANSWERED QUESTIONS.

By Charles Ogbu Make no mistake, it is a very big slap on our face as a people and a bottom-less mockery of our collective intelligence that three years after about 276 girls were reportedly taken from a school in Chibok community, Borno state, no Nigerian has been able to...

07
May2017

NIGERIAN CREAMS AUTHENTICATING BUHARI’S ‘CHICKEN TEA AND EGG’ GAME

NIGERIAN CREAMS AUTHENTICATING BUHARI’S ‘CHICKEN TEA AND EGG’ GAME

By Professor Femi Ajayi According to Mark Twain “Politicians and diapers must be changed often, and for the same reason.” Are Nigerians ripe enough to change the drenched malodourous hackneyed diapers for the sake of their CHILD health to survive life? Nigeria, a blessed country, in all ramifications, the theoretical...

29
Apr2017

2015 POLL: HOW PATIENCE JONATHAN WORKED AGAINST HER HUSBAND

2015 POLL: HOW PATIENCE JONATHAN WORKED AGAINST HER HUSBAND

...New book chronicles her many fights, gaffes, troubles that alienated the North, made her husband look weak and ill-suited for the office of President If all the people who worked for President Goodluck Jonathan were to be assessed for the roles they played prior to and during the last presidential...

27
Apr2017

SARAKI, EL-RUFAI INSTIGATED BUHARI NOT TO PICK ME AS VP - TINUBU

SARAKI,  EL-RUFAI INSTIGATED BUHARI NOT TO PICK ME AS VP - TINUBU

A National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has alleged that Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, worked against the plan to make him President Muhammadu Buhari’s running mate in the 2015 presidential election. Tinubu stated that Saraki, El-Rufai and other...

19
Apr2017

THE SEVEN-FOLD YOKE AND THE CABAL THAT OWN NIGERIA

THE SEVEN-FOLD YOKE AND THE CABAL THAT OWN NIGERIA

By Chief Femi Fani-Kayode Permit me to share a scholarly, revealing and I daresay disturbing intervention which was sent to me by a friend. The author wishes to remain anonymous. He wrote as follows: “The disruptive power of the Hausa-Fulani cabal is a structural reality and will only get worse,...

15
Apr2017

WATCHING THE LATEST EPISODE OF EFCC MONEY DISCOVERY SHOW - WOLE OLANIPEKUN

WATCHING THE LATEST EPISODE OF EFCC MONEY DISCOVERY SHOW - WOLE OLANIPEKUN

(The More You See, the Less You are Convinced) "We seem to be fixated on the naming and shaming of people who have already been identified by successive governments for one reason or the other, whether genuinely or otherwise, rather than confronting headlong and holistically, the toxicity of corruption in...

10
Apr2017

NIGERIA'S CORRUPT ANTI-CORRUPTION WAR

NIGERIA'S CORRUPT ANTI-CORRUPTION WAR

By Israel A. Ebije To say the war against corruption is far from over is stating the obvious. Efforts by well meaning Nigerian citizens to own their own government, fight corruption and direct energy towards real developments may have been foiled by our own constitution and politicization of war against...

09
Apr2017

IGP HAS GIVEN RIVERS CP A MANDATE TO KILL ME, GOV WIKE ALLEGES

IGP HAS GIVEN RIVERS CP A MANDATE TO KILL ME, GOV WIKE ALLEGES

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, speaks with OLUSOLA FABIYI on various national issues, his grouse with the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government and the crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party, among others In specific terms, what have you achieved in the last two years? One area is security. When...

09
Apr2017

EDO GOVERNORSHIP: CLOCK TICKS FOR TRIBUNAL RULING

EDO GOVERNORSHIP: CLOCK TICKS FOR TRIBUNAL RULING

It was 166 days of legal fireworks over the conduct of the September 28, 2016 governorship election in Edo State. After calling a total of 162 witnesses; Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) calling 91 witnesses, while the All Progressives Congress (APC) called 71, the Edo State Governorship Election Tribunal Monday adjourned...

02
Apr2017

WHY I BEGGED APOSTLE SULEMAN - STEPHANIE OTOBO'S MOTHER

WHY I BEGGED APOSTLE SULEMAN - STEPHANIE OTOBO'S MOTHER

PREMIUM TIMES’ Festus Owete and Idris Ibrahim travelled to Sapele, Delta State, to speak with the mother of Canadian-based Nigerian woman, Stephanie Otobo, who accused the pastor of the Omega Fire Ministry, Auchi, Johnson Suleman, popularly called Apostle Suleman, of having amorous relationship with her. For two days, attempts by...

02
Apr2017

BUHARI'S GOVT WORST IN NIGERIA - ASARI DOKUBO

BUHARI'S GOVT WORST IN NIGERIA - ASARI DOKUBO

In this interview with Ovie Okpare, leader of Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, speaks on the Niger Delta crisis and other national issues Q. Many Nigerians have criticised you for investing in other countries when you could have done that in the Niger Delta. Ans: I don’t believe...

01
Apr2017

2019: APC PLOTS EL-RUFAI'S FALL

2019: APC PLOTS EL-RUFAI'S FALL

Kaduna governor, Mallam Nasir Ahmed el-Rufai, is no doubt facing what could pass for a political battle of his life. And the outcome would make or mar him politically. Already, following the long memo he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari, in September 2016, details of which was leaked to the...

01
Apr2017

MKO ABIOLA'S DEATH: ABDULSALAMI SHOULD TELL. NIGERIANS MORE - EX-ARMY CHIEF BAMAIYI

MKO ABIOLA'S DEATH: ABDULSALAMI SHOULD TELL. NIGERIANS MORE - EX-ARMY CHIEF BAMAIYI

•Says MKO couldn’t have died of natural causes •Insists Obasanjo took part in coup against Abacha A former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi, has said that winner of the 1993 presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola, could not have died of natural causes. Abiola whose election was annulled...

30
Mar2017

BUHARI OWNS THE HEART, SARAKI AND OTHERS OWN THE VALVES

BUHARI OWNS THE HEART, SARAKI AND OTHERS OWN THE VALVES

by ADEMOLA BAMIDELE OLATEJU I slept early and woke up 2:34 am ET. I decided to call two sources to know what was happening on ground in Nigeria. With each sentence we exchanged, I grew more despondent. I saw all these happening over a year ago when I wrote; "Buhari...

20
Mar2017

TIME TO CALL SOUTH AFRICA TO ORDER - NIGERIA

TIME TO CALL SOUTH AFRICA TO ORDER - NIGERIA

The xenophobic attack on Nigerians living in South Africa between February and March 2017 expectedly generated a lot of anger and outrage across the country. While the umbrella body of students in the country held a protest to register their displeasure, and threatened retaliation, militants in the Niger-delta threatened to...

18
Mar2017

THE HAUSA-FULANI, THE YORUBA & THE SLAUGHTER IN ILE-IFE (2)

THE HAUSA-FULANI, THE YORUBA & THE SLAUGHTER IN ILE-IFE (2)

By Fani-Kayode I used to love and respect Governor Aregbesola even though we belong to different political parties. I knew him to be a proud, strong, unrepentant and inspiring Yoruba nationalist who knew the history of the Yoruba inside out and who was ready to stand his ground and fight...

12
Mar2017

CALL ME A BUHARIST NO MORE - OPE BANWO

CALL ME A BUHARIST NO MORE - OPE BANWO

Now that President Buhari has arrived safely from his indefinite leave of absence, I hereby resign as a Buharist (instead, I choose to be non-aligned going forward). Hello dear friends, I had promised I would NEVER abandon President Buhari or withdraw my support for President Buhari, while he was obviously...

09
Mar2017

I WAS HANDCUFFED, LOCKED IN A CELL FOR 4 DAYS AT LOS AIRPORT -VICTIM

I WAS HANDCUFFED, LOCKED IN A CELL FOR 4 DAYS AT LOS AIRPORT -VICTIM

Two Nigerians with valid visas, who were denied entry into the United States have alleged that they were humiliated and dehumanised by the US immigration and border protection officials at the Los Angeles International Airport and the Abu Dhabi Airport in the United Arab Emirates. The victims, Femi Olaniyi and...

02
Mar2017

NIGERIA'S PRESIDENT HAS BEEN ILL FOR SIX WEEKS, WHAT NOW? -THE ECONOMIST

NIGERIA'S PRESIDENT HAS BEEN ILL FOR SIX WEEKS, WHAT NOW?  -THE ECONOMIST

The troubled economy might benefit from the vice-president calling the shots for a while longer Sitting on the pavement outside the Lagos state government secretariat, Empero flicks through newspapers, looking for jobs. “We are smiling and we are dying", says the 36-year-old, a town planner by trade. Nigerians are known...

27
Feb2017

TINUBU AND THE PATHS ONCE TRAVELLED -DEBO ADESINA

TINUBU AND THE PATHS ONCE TRAVELLED -DEBO ADESINA

As All Progressives Congress governments at all levels in many places, not all, strike a pitiable or pitiful sight, it is impossible not to be overwhelmed by emotions. So much goodwill, so much hope, so much disappointment and, now, so much anger! All within two years! But blame the people...

27
Feb2017

OUR WORST ENEMIES SEEM TO BE THE PRESS -LASISI OLAGUNJU

OUR WORST ENEMIES SEEM TO BE THE PRESS -LASISI OLAGUNJU

"The people who cover the president know him the least. People ask me all the time, ‘What’s he like?’ As if I knew.” A Nigerian reading this would think President Muhammadu Buhari is the object of that statement. No. It was actually made by a frustrated Peter Baker, a White...

26
Feb2017

GOVERNOR WIKE MAY HAVE A POINT AFTER ALL!

GOVERNOR WIKE MAY HAVE A POINT AFTER ALL!

By Tonnie Iredia About a month ago the Police made some revelations about the December 10, 2016 rerun election in Rivers State. The revelations which were contained in the report of a panel set up the Inspector General of Police (IGP) among other things indicted 6 police personnel, 23 electoral...

26
Feb2017

BUHARI'S ANTI-CORRUPTION WAR IS DEAD - RENO

BUHARI'S ANTI-CORRUPTION WAR IS DEAD - RENO

With President Muhammadu Buhari’s lawyer’s ₦500,000 ‘gift’ to Justice Adeniyi Ademola while the certificate case was being tried before that judge and with the Secretary to the Government of the Federation’s Grasscuttergate scandal, can we all stop pretending and accept that the anti corruption war is dead? I believe I...

25
Feb2017

WHY I FELL OUT WITH TINUBU, -KOFO BUCKNOR-AKERELE

WHY I FELL OUT WITH TINUBU, -KOFO BUCKNOR-AKERELE

State governors in the South Western part of the country have been advised to take measures to protect lives and properties in the geo-political zone against the menace of kidnappers and Fulani herdsmen. Making the appeal in an interview with ’TUNDE THOMAS, former deputy governor in Lagos State, Senator (Mrs)...

25
Feb2017

WHY OSINBAJO IS SUCCEEDING WHERE BUHARI FAILED- FAROOQ KPEROGI

WHY OSINBAJO IS SUCCEEDING WHERE BUHARI FAILED-  FAROOQ KPEROGI

There finally seems to be some movement in the country. A new life has been infused into the country. There is now legitimate reason to be hopeful. Why has it taken the ascendancy of Osinbajo to the acting presidency to achieve this? The answer is simple: symbolic presence. Buhari lacked...

25
Feb2017

WORLD'S MOST EXPENSIVE HOSPITALS PATRONISED BY RICH NIGERIANS

WORLD'S MOST EXPENSIVE HOSPITALS PATRONISED BY RICH NIGERIANS

WHEN it comes to medical tourism, Nigerians rate amongst the most enthusiastic in the world. Tens of thousands troop to foreign hospitals every year, expending in excess of $1,000,000,000. At least 50 per cent of these patients travelling abroad are headed for destinations in Europe, Asia, America and other parts...

25
Feb2017

THE SUBTLE TRAITS THAT PROVE YOUR PARTNER WILL CHEAT

THE SUBTLE TRAITS THAT PROVE YOUR PARTNER WILL CHEAT

Relationship expert Olga Levancuka believes adulterers posses certain traits Once you know how to spot them, you can save yourself time and heartbreak Includes being greedy, flirty and insecurities Anyone who has been cheated on knows only too well how heartwrenching it can be but many people are blind to...

25
Feb2017

7 SKILLS YOU CAN LEARN WITH NOTHING BUT YOUR SMARTPHONE -DAVID NIELD

7 SKILLS YOU CAN LEARN WITH NOTHING BUT YOUR SMARTPHONE -DAVID NIELD

Educate yourself, on the go You've probably got dozens of apps set up on your phone but how many are educational? You might not like the sound of learning something on your mobile, but it really depends what you're learning - there are plenty of exciting skills you can hone...

25
Feb2017

7 SKILLS YOU CAN LEARN WITH NOTHING BUT YOUR SMARTPHONE -DAVID NIELD

7 SKILLS YOU CAN LEARN WITH NOTHING BUT YOUR SMARTPHONE -DAVID NIELD

Educate yourself, on the go You've probably got dozens of apps set up on your phone but how many are educational? You might not like the sound of learning something on your mobile, but it really depends what you're learning - there are plenty of exciting skills you can hone...

25
Feb2017

BUHARI'S LONG ABSENCE EMPOWERS ENERGETIC DEPUTY -ASSOCIATED PRESS

BUHARI'S LONG ABSENCE EMPOWERS ENERGETIC DEPUTY -ASSOCIATED PRESS

Nigerian president's month-long medical leave overseas has empowered his deputy to attack the country's problems with an energy that has surprised observers and led some to suggest he should stay in charge for good. When he left for London on Jan. 19, President Muhammadu Buhari handed power to Vice President...

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