Details: US court indicted Gbajabiamila for withholding client’s $25,000 in 2007/newsheadline247
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Details: US court indicted Gbajabiamila for withholding client’s $25,000 in 2007

The majority leader of the Federal House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, was reportedly charged to court and found guilty of violating the rules of the bar of Georgia state in the US. According to a report monitored on Sahara Reporters, Gbajabiamila, a lawyer, admitted to withholding $25,000 his client received as damages for injury claims. He Read more

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Don’t elect Speaker with alleged criminal past – Group warns against choice of Gbajabiamila, Bago

A socio-cultural group, the North Central Inter-religious Inter-tribal Political Forum for Peace, Development and United Nigeria, has called on the members-elect not to elect any member with alleged criminal records as the Speaker. At a briefing in Abuja on Wednesday, the group’s Publicity Secretary, Hon. Aaron Ohimini, said information available to the public so far Read more

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Africa: Oil Companies Ready for Angola’s New Licensing Rounds

Angola is at the centre of global energy deals this week as its capital Luanda hosts a plethora of global CEOs and energy investors, and over 1,000 oil industry stakeholders at the Angola Oil & Gas 2019 Conference, organized by Africa Oil & Power. The summit was open by President João Lourenço, who highlighted the Read more


UPDATE: Gianni Infantino re-elected for second term as FIFA president

Gianni Infantino was re-elected Wednesday by acclamation for a second term as FIFA president at the Congress of world football’s governing body in Paris. The 49-year-old, who took charge of FIFA in February 2016 after the departure of the disgraced Sepp Blatter, stood unopposed for a new four-year term which will run until 2023. Earlier, Read more

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Defection: Jimi Agbaje denies dumping PDP, describes defection reports as ‘fake news’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship candidate in the 2019 elections in Lagos, Mr Jimi Agbaje, has denied reports he has dumped the opposition party. Felix Oboagwina, the media aide to Agbaje, reacting to multiple reports of his defection, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos that social media posts that Read more

Forbes ranks Rihanna world’s richest female musician ahead of Beyoncé, Madonna/newsheadline247

Forbes ranks Rihanna world’s richest female musician ahead of Beyoncé, Madonna

Singer, makeup entrepreneur, lingerie designer and now the first black woman to head a top luxury fashion house — Rihanna has racked up a $600 million fortune to become the world’s richest female musician, Forbes said Tuesday. The 31-year-old — born Robyn Rihanna Fenty in Barbados — has amassed wealth exceeding that of Madonna ($570 million), Celine Dion ($450 million) and Read more

Secession: I shall move motion for Oduduwa’s Independence if…, Fani-Kayode threatens/newsheadline247
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Secession: I shall move motion for Oduduwa’s Independence if…, Fani-Kayode threatens

Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation, has vowed to move a motion for the secession of the South West geopolitical zone from the ‘Nigerian colonial rule.’ The former minister who issued the threat in a tweet via his verified Twitter handle Wednesday morning said the move might become necessary if the perceived ‘Fulaniaztion Read more

Fidelity Bank Poised To Assist SMEs Expands Online Prominence/newsheadline247
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Fidelity Bank Poised To Assist SMEs Expands Online Prominence

Mrs Chijioke Ugochukwu, Executive Director, Shared Services, Fidelity Bank Plc, on Tuesday in Lagos said that the bank was poised to assist SMEs to establish and deepen their online visibility to grow their businesses. Represented by the Divisional Head, Managed SMEs, Mr Osaigbovo Omorogbe, Ugochukwu said that the gesture was consistent with the bank’s larger Read more

Fulanization of Nigeria: Bode George applauds Obasanjo’s comment, lambasts Sule Lamido/newsheadline247
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Defection: Let them go – Bode George says Jimi Agbaje, Ogunlewe, others returned to APC where they belong

Chief Olabode George, a former National Vice Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has revealed that Jimi Agbaje, the party’s governorship candidate in Lagos State in the last election, may have returned back to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) where he belongs. The PDP leader also disclosed that Agbaje failed in the last Read more