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Abiola’s family in fresh crisis as youngest son accuses ‘brothers of playing god’

Abdul Mumuni Abiola, the youngest son of the late MKO Abiola, has called on his brothers, Kola (pictured), Deji and Agboola Abiola, to stop “playing god” with their father’s property. In a statement sent to TheCable on Friday, Mumuni said his life is in danger because of his efforts to revive the abandoned projects, investments and property Read more

Business News

Ikeja Electric 175 billion naira debt gives owners sleepless nights

Owners, Kola Adeshina, Ade Odunsi, Tope Sonubi And Tonye Cole Struggle through insolvency according to reports obtained on The Capital NG There is a lesson in the failures of foremost magnates, a didactic note for all. Consider the sad predicament of genius entrepreneurs and owners of Ikeja Electric: Ade Odunsi, Tope Sonubi and Tonye Cole. Read more

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9mobile gets 16 January deadline for closure of takeover bids

Reuters Nigerian regulators have set a Jan. 16 deadline for receipt of binding offers from prospective bidders to acquire debt-laden telecom firm 9mobile, the telecoms regulator said on Thursday. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) alongside the central bank approved the deadline after 9mobile’s board requested a time extension, the NCC said. It added that Barclays Read more

News Politics

Fayose lambasts presidency over new NIA DG, says ‘Buhari is an unrepentant sectional leader’

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’sappointment of Ahmed Abubakar as the new director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), TheCable NG reported. Abubakar was appointed as a replacement for Ayo Oke, former head of the intelligence agency, who was sacked on 30 October 2017, following the controversies trailing $43.5m found in an Read more

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Atiku’s son elopes with one of the children as court awards wife custody of kids

There was drama at the Tinubu Magistrate’s Court yesterday afternoon following the disappearance of Aamir Atiku, the seven-year-old son of Aminu Atiku and his ex-wife, Unmi Fatima Bolori. The boy’s mother claimed that Aminu, son of former Vice President Abubakar Atiku, snatched Aamir and drove off with him. The alleged incident occurred at 1:59pm, minutes Read more

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Ambode boots out three commissioners

Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has sacked three of his commissioners. The secretary to the state government, Tunji Bello announced this in a statement issued on Thursday. The affected cabinet members are Adebimpe Akinsola (ministry of tourism, arts and culture), Femi Odubiyi (ministry of science and technology) and Anifowoshe Abiola (ministry of physical planning and Read more

Featured Opinion

All lives are equal, but a cow’s is more equal than others – Soyinka

Nobel Laureate Prof. WOLE SOYINKA, in this piece titled ‘Impunity rides again’, flays the herdsmen killings in Benue State. Soyinka picks holes in the Federal Government’s reaction to the massacre, which he describes as history repeating itself. It is happening all over again. History is repeating itself and, alas, within such an agonisingly short span Read more