BREAKING: We Didn’t Endorse Buhari, It’s “All Failed Attempt To Launder Failure” – KOWA Party

KOWA Party has issued a strong disclaimer against its reported endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari for second term. The Party’s national chairman’s name, Saidu Bobboi, and his signature were published as among the national chairmen who signed a full-page advertorial in today’s ThisDay newspaper endorsing the president. However, the national headquarters of the Party has come out strongly against the endorsement through a statement issued by the Party’s national secretary, Comrade Mark Adebayo, at the Party’s national headquarters in Abuja today. “It has come as a rude shock to the…

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2019: Agbaje Sues For Balanced, Fair Elections

Jimi Agbaje responds to a barrage of questions from the press Governorship candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje has called on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies in the country to be fair and balanced in the conduct of the general elections. Agbaje who made the call at The Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Movement’s crusade tagged “From Sorrow to Joy” held recently at the church’s International Head quarters, Ijesha, Lagos, also enjoined the political class to ascertain that elections are conducted smoothly. “We…

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MCSN Pledges Adherence To Proper CMO Regulation For Well-Being Of Music Industry

Director-General, NCC, Mr. John Asein flanked by (L-R) CEO MCSN, Mayo Ayilaran; Chairman MCSN, Pupa Orits Williki and General Manager, MCSN, Mr.Louis Udoh during the visit of MCSN officials to the Commission Headquarters, Abuja The Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria (MCSN) has indicated its commitment to partnering with the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) for proper regulation of collective management organisations (CMOs) in the interest of right owners and the development of the creative industry. A statement issued by the Commission’ss Director, Public Affairs, Mr. Vincent A. Oyefeso, on Thursday, informed…

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Music Stakeholders, Copyright Commission Collaborate On Creative Industries Growth

At a music stakeholders’ meeting,DG, NCC, Mr. John Asein (M) addressingRegional Coordinator, IFPI, Mr. Rob Hooijer(4th L); and(Left-Right)Director, Prosecution, NCC, Mr. Obi Ezeilo; representative of Universal Music Nigeria, IsiomaIdigbe; Mr. MichaelUgwu, of Sony Music Entertainment; Director, Legal Services, NCC, Abdul Ter Kohol Esq; Director, Finance and Accounts, Mr. Mark Obasi; Director, Administration, Dr. IdowuOgunkuade; Director, Regulatory, Mr. BitrusDauda; Director, Planning Research and Statistics, Mr. Mike Akpan Development partners and other stakeholders in the music industry have expressed their interest in collaborating with the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) for effective regulation…

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CUPP Cries Out Over Attack On Its Spokesman, Opposition

Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has raised alarm over the plot to assassinate its 1st National Spokesperson, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere. This is contained in a statement issued by the CUPP’s 2nd National Spokesman, Comrade Mark Adebayo, on Wednesday where he stated that he only escaped this attempt on his life by the special grace of God. Full statement below: “The Secretariat of the opposition coalition, CUPP has raised alarm over the plot to assassinate its 1st National Spokesperson, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere. Ikenga only escaped this…

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Presidential Polls: Ambode Sues For Peaceful, Orderly Conduct Among Lagosians

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State Less than 48 hours to the much anticipated Presidential and National Assembly elections across the country, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has urged residents in the State to conduct themselves peacefully at the polling units and shun any act of violence or misconduct that could threaten the exercise. Governor Ambode, in a statement on Wednesday signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, said the nation was on a threshold of history as the outcome of the election would be a defining…

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No Risk Assessment Test Of Kabba Stadium Reason Osibajo’s Copter Crash-Landed – AIB

The Caverton helicopter that carried Osinbajo and aides The operator of the crashed chopper involving Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in Kabba, Kogi, failed to carry out risk assessment test of the Kabba Stadium prior to the flight. Mr Akin Olateru, the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Commissioner, made this known while presenting the bureau’s report to newsmen in Lagos on Wednesday. AIB released its preliminary report on the February 2 Caverton Helicopter crash involving Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and aides in Kabba, Kogi. Olateru, presenting the reports exactly 11 days after…

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NFVCB Assembles Dons On Movie Empowerment Training

Alhaji Adedayo Thomas, Executive Director of NFVCB Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State has become a beneficiary of a start-up grant extended to 250 young entrepreneurs in the film industry the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB). The incentive was part of a two-day workshop which ran from February 6 to 7, 2019 at the Rontex Hall, Imowo Road. The training session had seasoned industry practitioners and theatre arts lecturers who offered participants insights into a successful career in filmmaking. Anchored by Associate Professor Tunji Azeez of the Lagos State University (LASU),…

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Stop Joking With People’s lives, Wizkid Tells Politicians Ahead Of Polls

Wizkid Singer, Wizkid has called on politicians across the country ahead of the general elections to desist from taking the people’s lives for jokes. Wizkid is the latest celebrity to air his views ahead of the forthcoming general elections and his advising politicians. The music star made this known via his Snapchat page on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. According to him, voters should not be influenced by people who have already collected money from politicians. Wrote he: “Don’t let anybody wen don collect money influence ur vote to tell u…

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Presidential Polls: Prophet Predicts Buhari’ll Lose To Atiku

Prophet Isa El-Buba, Atiku Abubakar and Muhammadu Buhari Prophet Isa El-Buba, the General Overseer of Evangelical Bible Outreach Ministries Int’l (EBOMI), on Tuesday predicted that President Muhammadu Buhari would lose the election to his Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) counterpart, Atiku Abubakar. El-Buba stated this while addressing journalists in Jos, the Plateau State capital. Said Buba: “I know that the strongest soldiers are not the Nigeria Army and its not the police force, but the Nigerian people. “The Nigerian people will surely protect their votes and if the President loses the…

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