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Monday, December 27, 2010

Merry Christmas to you all

Ayinde Barrister body arrives Wed

Late Sikiru Ayinde Barrister
The remains of late Fuji Music maestro, Sikiru Ayinde Barrister will be flown into the country on Wednesday and buried in his home in Isolo, Lagos State, contrary to conflicting reports about where his last resting place will be.
It was revealed that the body will arrive the Murtala International Airport by 1pm from the London Hospital where he died after a protracted illness. The reemains will then be moved to his house for burial, slated for 4pm the same day.
Further findings revealed that the body will be committed to mother earth right inside the sitting room of his popular Fuji Chambers,
while the house will be turned to museum. The Lagos State Government is said to have signified interest to contribute to the burial ceremony.
Sources close to the late musician also informed the public that the bed on which he last slept on before his departure for treatment in the UK and subsequent death will be preserved as part of archival materials that would attract tourists to the chambers.
Mr Ayinde died penultimate Thursday at St Mary's Hospital, London, United Kingdom, after developing complications as a result of surgery he underwent recently to extract excess fat from his body.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010


City Mall, Onikan
Confusion, pandemonium all the way as shop owners and Christmas shoppers scramble for safety today at the City Mall, Onikan, Lagos. Part of the building went up in flames this afternoon.    Although there was no immediate reactions as to the cause of the inferno but efforts were made by fire fighters to put down the flames.  Part of the building was badly torched by the fire scores of people said to be injured while trying to free themselves from the fire. As at time of writing this report, no life was lost but goods and properties worth millions of naira were damaged.
The City Mall Onikan is worth millions of Nigeria and it is situated right beside the old Lagos Museum and opposite MUSON centre. It also very close to  Tafawa Balewa Square and the Onikan Stadium.  It has offices such as Inspire Africa the producer of the popular TV talk show, Moment with MO, Swe Bar,Magnolia Hall,TFA and others.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Enahoro died at the age of 87

The great nationalist and elder stateman, Chief Anthony Enahoro is dead.  He died early this morning in Benin according to reports. He is aged 87.
Enahoro had an abiding commitment to the progress of Nigeria. He spent the most part of his vibrant political life fighting for the entrenchment of freedom, democracy, and egalitarianism in Nigeria. Even in old age, he had Nigeria always on his mind. He spent the later part of his life offering, from his rich hindsight and foresight, rare insights on how to pull Nigeria back from a disappointing precipice he consistently warned that the country was headed for.

Abacha’s son kicked out of Buhari’s CPC

The Ghost of Late military dictator General Sani Abacha seems to be hunting
his son’s governorship ambition as he has been given a red card from the
Congress for Progressive Change in Kano. 
Mohammed Abacha whose Governorship posters have flooded Kano metropolis and Abuja got the shock of his life when he was shown the way out of the Party by the outgoing leadership of the CPC in the state over the weekend during the ward congresses marred with rigging and manipulation.
 Meanwhile, Mohammed Abacha, has described his expulsion from the party as
The Director-General of "Abacha for Governor Campaign Organisation," Alhaji
Sulaiman Mambo, said the party’s leadership did not follow due process, saying
that the action was a ``nullity’’, arguing that the tenure of the party’s executives
expired on Saturday ``and  therefore lacking the power to “sack anybody from
the party''.  
“We, therefore, submit that the expulsion is unconstitutional, null and void and it
cannot stand, because the stipulated procedures were not followed,’’ Mambo