Frozen Account: COSON Floors Adversaries As Court Orders Reopening

COSON Chairman, Tony Okoroji (m) flanked by some staff and board members after the Court order to reopen the society’s bank accounts The Federal High Court Lagos, on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 ordered the re-opening of all bank accounts of Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) at United Bank for Africa (UBA), Diamond Bank PLC and First Bank of Nigeria, frozen as a result of an interim order issued by him on November 30, 2018. Mr. Justice Mohammed Hassan who gave the order, also struck out Suit No. FHC/L/CS/1819/2018 brought by…

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This Actress Wants To Be President Of Her Country

Yvonne Nelson and John Dumelo Ghanaian A-list actress Yvonne Nelson is one of the few celebrities who always voices out their political comments when things go wrong in the country. Recall how she led a group of people to embark on a ’dumsor’ (Power Scarcity) vigil sometime in 2016. That even got her featured on BBC where she was nicknamed the ’Yaa Asantewaa’ of our time. In a recent post, Yvonne Nelson shared an old photo of herself and colleague actor John Dumelo with the caption ’FUTURE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES’. She…

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‘Dry’ By Stephanie Linus Goes On Screened @ PAFF

Stephanie Linus as Dr. Zara in the movie, ‘Dry.’ Stephanie Linus’ flick,” Dry”, will be screened at the 2019 Pan African Film & Arts Festival, PAFF for the second time back to back. The movie, written, produced and directed by Stephanie Linus will be screened at the event holding in Los Angeles, USA this February 2019. In a first for Linus, the actress and director was recognized at the first ever Blacks In Cinema presentation on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson kicked off…

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Poultry: Housewife Rakes In =N=450k Monthly

A housewife, Hajiya Hassan Idris, revealed on Thursday that she smiled to the bank with N450,000.00 monthly from poultry farming business. Idris, who made this known in Kaduna, described poultry farming as a lucrative business a woman could do with little stress. She also described poultry farming as the ideal business for women, because of its short gestation period and the potential to generate over a million naira in a month. According to her, chickens grow very fast, unlike goats and other livestock business that takes two to three years…

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Polls: Aglican Primate, Obi, Okowa Sue For Credibility, Participation Among Nigerians

Primate Nicholas Okoh with some Anglican Bishops The Primate of the Anglican Communion, Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh has called for a credible election that would make Nigeria better. This is even as the vice presidential candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi and the Governor of Delta State, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa called on Christians to participate actively in the process. They made their positions known in separate addresses delivered at the Standing Committee meeting of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) held at St. Andrew’s Cathedral Church,…

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2019 Polls: My Statement Aimed To Stand Up For Nigeria – El-Rufai

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has maintained that his statement on the interference of the international community in Nigeria’s electoral process was his way of standing up for Nigeria. He was reacting to the criticisms which have trailed the threats he issued to foreigners over the forthcoming elections. El-Rufai, speaking on NTA on Tuesday, stated that foreigners planning to interfere with the country’s election would leave in body bags. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has already called on the international community, to impose…

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Sirleaf Pledges To Join Nigerians To Ensure Successful Polls

Ex-President of Liberia Johnson Sirleaf Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Head of ECOWAS Observer Mission to Nigeria and former Liberian President, has promised to help ensure that the election process in Nigeria is peaceful and successful. Sirleaf made the promise when she was received by the Vice- President of ECOWAS Commission, Mrs Finda Koroma, at the Presidential Wing of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Tuesday. She was also received by other members of the commission and some representatives of the ECOWAS Parliament. “I hope to meet with political leaders, I want…

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NURTW Chair Draws Date With Hangman For Policeman’s Murder

An Ikeja High Court on Wednesday sentenced to death, Saheed Arogundade, Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Boundary/Aiyetoro Unit, Lagos State, for the murder of a 32-year-old policeman, Gbenga Oladipupo. Justice Olabisi Akinlade discharged and acquitted Arogundade’s five co-defendants – Mustapha Layeni, Adebayo Abdullahi, Seyi Pabiekun, Sikiru Rufai and Yusuf Arogundade of a two-count charge of conspiracy to commit murder and murder. In a three-hour judgment which started at 2.35p.m., the judge held that the prosecution was able to prove beyond reasonable doubt that Arogundade murdered the policeman.…

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Police: States Command Get New CPs

Ag. IGP M.A Adamu The acting Inspector General of Police, M.A Adamu, has ordered the posting and redeployment of the following Senior Police Officers to Zones, Formations and Commands. According to the posting, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Lamorde now heads Force Intelligence Bureau. Edgal Imohinmi, the commissioner of police in Lagos until Wednesday, has been removed to give way to Mu’azu Zubairu. Imohinmi’s new post was not indicated in the list released by ACP Frank Mba, the police spokesman. Kayode Egbetokun, a former chief…

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