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Churchill Coronated With Nwanne’di’namba Chieftaincy Title In Anambra
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Churchill Coronated With Nwanne’di’namba Chieftaincy Title In Anambra

A renowned Nigerian Businessman and Philanthropist, who doubles as the CEO of Churchill Group and Founder of Churchill Foundation, has been honoured and decorated with a Chieftaincy title in the Southeast region of Nigeria. He was Coronated as "Nwanne Di Namba", by His Royal Highness, Igwe Gerald Obunadike Mabamalu, known as Eze Photo III in Anambra State. Dr. Churchill Olakunle was recognised with the Chieftaincy Title few days ago for his outstanding and significant contributions towards the support and development of humanity, especially with his Foundation, which has touched several lives, even in the southeast region of Nigeria. He therefore noted that the title will encourage him to source for more funds to continue initiating Innovations and creativity in areas of promoting dev...
Port Harcourt Based Businessman allegedly Found Dead in his home
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Port Harcourt Based Businessman allegedly Found Dead in his home

A businessman identified as Emperor Chukwu, has allegedly been found dead in his home in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. It was gathered that the man popularly known as Mperor Chuku, was found lifeless in his apartment on Tuesday monrning, April 5. The cause of his death cannot be ascertained, however, a friend alleged that he was poisoned. Meanwhile, friends and family have taken to Facebook to mourn the businessman. See their posts below...
Olu of Warri’s Successor Revealed as Palace Chiefs Announce his Death
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Olu of Warri’s Successor Revealed as Palace Chiefs Announce his Death

Palace officials in Warri have today April 5 officially announced the passing of Ogiame Ikenwoli, the Olu of Warri in Delta state Ogiame Ikenwoli, the 20th Olu Of Warri, was reported to have died in December 2020 from COVID19 complications just a week after his fifth coronation anniversary. The palace initially denied the reports of his death, saying he was indisposed. However after a meeting today, Johnson Amatserunreleghe, one of the palace officials, announced the passing of the monarch saying the town will go into a period of mourning and that there shall be no celebrations in the town for a period of three months while mourning lasts. The palace announced Utieyinoritsetsola Emiko, a prince, as the new Olu of Warri designate. The designate w...
We kidnapped Edo Immigration PPRO and sold her to Fulani herdsmen in Ahor forest – Member of notorious kidnap syndicate
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We kidnapped Edo Immigration PPRO and sold her to Fulani herdsmen in Ahor forest – Member of notorious kidnap syndicate

Innocent Emonyon and his fulani accomplices The Edo State Police Command has arrested one Innocent Emonyon, a member of the notorious kidnap syndicate that abducted the PPRO of Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) in the state, Mrs Bridget Esene. Two Fulani herdsmen identified as Baguba Usman and Yusuf Ismaila, were also arrested in connection with the abduction of Mrs Esene and other victims. It was gathered that the kidnappers, said to be from the Southern part of Nigeria allegedly kidnapped people in Benin metropolis and sell them to Fulani herders in Ahor forest near Benin. LIB reported that the PPRO was abducted around Iqueniro area off Agbor Road, on Sunday morning, January 24, on her way to church in Benin City. After her release, Esene narrated how she was abducted by...
Footballer, Dele Alli Joins Dating app after Being Dumped by his Girlfriend of Five Years, Ruby Mae
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Footballer, Dele Alli Joins Dating app after Being Dumped by his Girlfriend of Five Years, Ruby Mae

Tottenham and England midfielder, Dele Alli is reportedly looking for love on celebrity dating app, Raya, after being 'dumped' by his model girlfriend, Ruby Mae The 24-year-old born to a Nigerian father, Kehinde Alli, a multi-millionaire businessman and British mother, Denise, is said to be 'gutted' after his girlfriend of five-years, 25, decided to end things, prompting his decision to join the exclusive platform used by the likes of Cara Delevingne, Adele, and Ben Affleck, Daily Mail reports. In his Raya cover photo, Dele is pictured posing in a navy suit and grey tie while sipping on a beverage. Speaking of his love life, a pal said to The Sun: 'Dele’s still gutted about the break-up with Ruby but knows he’s got to look to the future. 'His pride was dented but now he...
Why I Will Defeat PDP, APGA, APC In Anambra Governorship Election – Ifeanyi Ubah
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Why I Will Defeat PDP, APGA, APC In Anambra Governorship Election – Ifeanyi Ubah

In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES’ Musikilu Mojeed, Festus Owete and Samson Adenekan, Anambra senator and businessman, Ifeanyi Ubah, speaks on his governorship ambition, his business, the Igbo bid for the presidency and other national issues. Excerpts: PT: You were known as a businessman long before going into politics. Now you are into politics full time. How has the transition been so far? Ubah: I love being a businessman but also being a businessman does not give me the fulfilment of catering for the downtrodden. Being a businessman was not giving me the opportunity to touch the lives of people as much as I would have loved to touch. As a businessman, there are limitations to what I can do but politics is made for people at the helm of affairs to garner resources and fo...
Woman Kills her ex-boyfriend Because he Refused to pay for her Boob job Costing $1,800
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Woman Kills her ex-boyfriend Because he Refused to pay for her Boob job Costing $1,800

A woman shot dead her ex-boyfriend because he refused to pay for her boob job. Cristina D'Avila Teixeira Rodrigues, aged 24, was arrested in Brazil for allegedly executing businessman Paulo Roberto Moraes Teixeira Junior with a gunshot to the back of the head. She reportedly handed herself to police in the city of Manaus on March 8, three days after commiting the alleged crime. The victim, Paulo Roberto Moraes Teixeira Junior, 29, owned an internet installation company, where he met Christina. Police report say he was fatally shot on Friday afternoon, March 5 with a .380 calibre pistol. He was then rushed to hospital, but died on Sunday, March 7. According to Rodrigo, the victim's brother, Rodrigues killed her ex because he refused to pay for her silicone breast impla...
Chief Leemon Ikpea is Still Happily Married to Tina Ikpea Despite Rumours – Family friend
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Chief Leemon Ikpea is Still Happily Married to Tina Ikpea Despite Rumours – Family friend

Here's a statement from a family friend on the Ikpea family drama... It sounded too horrid to be true but the rumour went viral all the same that billionaire businessman, Chief Leemon Ikpea is not married to his beautiful wife, Mrs Tina Ikpea. Even though the rumour was false, reporters pounced on it not minding the consequences of reporting lies as truth. Investigations revealed that the children who had an axe to grind with their father are spreading the falsehood. Contrary to the gossip, Chief Leemon and Tina Ikpea have been happily married for over 20 years with wonderful children. Rather than report the news as it is, mischief makers and quacks went to town with the malicious rumour that Mrs Tina Ikpea is a ‘side chick’. They are happily married! Ordinarily, Chief will not jo...
“Very Useless Admin” Ehi Ogbebor Slams School after she was told her Daughter won’t be offered admission until both Parents are Jointly Interviewed
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“Very Useless Admin” Ehi Ogbebor Slams School after she was told her Daughter won’t be offered admission until both Parents are Jointly Interviewed

Interior designer, Ehi Ogbebor took to her Instagram page this afternoon to slam a school over the term of admission the management of a school sent to her before her youngest child, Ibuere, can be admitted into their school. Ibuere is the product of her short-lived marriage to billionaire businessman, Ken Bramoh. In a post she shared this afternoon, Ehi stated that two school interviews have been done but she isn't satisfied. Although she didn't mention the name of the school, the single mum of three said one of the schools had the audacity to tell her no admission for her child until both parents are jointly interviewed. ''Madam cant wait to start school... two sch interviews and am not satisfied... one had the audacity to say no admission until both parents are jointly interv...
Armed bandits kill 10 in Sokoto village, abduct wealthy businessman
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Armed bandits kill 10 in Sokoto village, abduct wealthy businessman

Armed bandits attacked Amarawa village in Ilela local government area of Sokoto state on Monday, March 1 and killed ten persons while others sustained injuries.   It was gathered that the gunmen, who stormed the village on motorbikes, kidnapped a wealthy businessman but the villagers tried to free him.   According to BBC Hausa report, the gunmen had warned the locals to stay away but they refused and attempted to free the man.   The attackers overpowered the locals, killing many including one man identified as Rabiu Mika Ilu before whisking the businessman away.   One of the locals killed in the attack The police in Sokoto had confirmed the attack but told the BBC Hausa they could not give details as investigation is ongoing.  ...
Money Changes Men. It is the biggest threat to him and his marriage – Businessman Wale Jana
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Money Changes Men. It is the biggest threat to him and his marriage – Businessman Wale Jana

Businessman, Wale Jana, is of the opinion that the true test of a man's love for his wife comes when he has finally made money. In a post shared on his Instagram page, he said a man would never know if he is a faithful man or loves his wife until he has made money. He stated in his post that if a man has millions and still loves and respects his wife, then he is a good man. He averred that money changes men and it is the biggest threat to a man and his marriage. His post reads ''Today I am talking about the threats to your marriage. One of the biggest threats to your marriage is money. You don’t know if you are a faithful man or if you love your wife till money comes. If you have millions and you still love and respect your wife you are a good man. Money changes men, it is...
Mompha reacts to the ‘dirty fight’ between Bobrisky and Nkechi Blessing
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Mompha reacts to the ‘dirty fight’ between Bobrisky and Nkechi Blessing

Mompha, the popular Nigerian businessman based in Dubai, has reacted to the ongoing "dirty war" between, Bobrisky and Nkechi Blessing. Recall that Bobrisky and Nkechi have been online dragging one another over an insulting comment about the crossdresser made by the actress. The two stars are his paddy, according to Mompha, who happens to be their mutual mate, but they are both nuts. In his words; "Wetin man go do.. they are both my paddy but them dey craze" See screenshot below:   The fight between Bobrisky and Nkechi has today gotten the internet into some real frenzy and you can catch the whole gist here.
Rear Admiral Joe Aikhomu Dies From COVID-19 Complications
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Rear Admiral Joe Aikhomu Dies From COVID-19 Complications

Former Chief of Naval Administration Rear Admiral Joe Aikhomu (rtd) has passed on at the age of 65. Aikhomu died on Thursday morning, February 25,  in Abuja allegedly from COVID-19 complications. The deceased who was the younger brother to former military Vice President, Admiral Augustus Aikhomu (rtd) was until his death, chairman of Ocean Marine Solutions (OMS), a company his late brother founded with businessman Captain Hosa Okunbo.
Businessman Demolishes House He Built For Girlfriend After She Broke Up With Him
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Businessman Demolishes House He Built For Girlfriend After She Broke Up With Him

Some people have enough money to tear down beautiful homes for the most bizarre reasons - a businessman is allegedly one of them. A young man identified with the Twitter handle @THAB4NG recently claimed that a businessman hired an excavator to demolish a beautiful home he built for his woman. Sharing the video of the house being demolished, @THAB4NG said the woman broke up with the businessman and the latter decided to destroy the property he built for her. He captioned the post: " A business man called in an excavator and TLB to demolish a house he built for his girlfriend after she broke up with him." https://youtu.be/grQiw7qj7Is
How U.S. Will Recover $10.7 Million Restitution From Obinwanne Okeke
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How U.S. Will Recover $10.7 Million Restitution From Obinwanne Okeke

Obinwanne Okeke, a Nigerian 'businessman' who was recently arrested for alleged $11 million fraud. Court documents show how the money will be recovered from Mr Okeke and distributed to three victims. Details of how the U.S. authorities will recover about $10.7 million ordered to be restituted by the convict, Obinwanne Okeke, have emerged. Court documents seen by PREMIUM TIMES covers how the total $10,679,166.54 (over N4 billion at the official exchange rate of N381 to $1) will be recovered from him. Mr Okeke, 33, also known as Invictus Obi, was on February 16 sentenced to 10 years in jail by an Eastern District Court of Virginia following his guilty plea to multi-year wire fraud in June last year. PREMIUM TIMES reported how the judge, Rebecca Smith, ordered Mr Okeke to r...
Mc Tagwaye Meets Ned Nwoko, Confirms Partnership To Support The Underprivileged
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Mc Tagwaye Meets Ned Nwoko, Confirms Partnership To Support The Underprivileged

Mc Tagwaye Meets Ned Nwoko Ahead Of Official Launch And Fund Raising, Confirms Partnership With Ned Nwoko Foundation Ahead of the official launching and Fund Raising Ceremony for Tagwaye Foundation on the 27th of February 2021 at NAF Conference Center, the Founder and President, Amb. Tagwaye had few hours ago met with Prince Munir Nwoko, one of the most renowned Philanthropist, Businessman and Founder of Ned Nwoko Foundation. During their meeting, the duo shared ideas and came-up positive prospects on how both agencies and form a synergy that will foster massive interventions for underprivileged persons and vulnerable households in Nigeria. In a post by the Founder of Tagwaye Foundation, he expressed appreciation to Prince Ned Nwoko for the reception and partnership they had esta...
Olakunle Churchill gifts grandmother a house
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Olakunle Churchill gifts grandmother a house

Nigerian businessman and philanthropist, Olakunle Churchill has gifted his grandmother a new house to celebrate her. In a post sighted on his Instagram page, he shared photos of a newly completed apartment he gave out to his grandmother as a gift. He further stated that she deserves it for the level of love and sacrifice she had for him growing up. Recall Olakunle Churchill caused a stir on social media some few days ago when he announced his marriage to Rose Amour who allegedly was a friend to Tonto Dikeh. “Sending warmest wishes for your new home. You deserve the best grandma you are my everything congratulations 殺”
I Lost Over N20million To Shasha Crisis, Not Going Back There – Traders Association Chairman
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I Lost Over N20million To Shasha Crisis, Not Going Back There – Traders Association Chairman

The Chairman of Shasha Traders Association (STA), Alhaji Usman Nyako, on Tuesday said he lost more than N20 million to the crisis in the Shasha market in the Akinyele Local Government Area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. The crisis, which occurred in the Shasha market last Thursday, led to loss of lives and property. The Chairman of Shasha Traders Association (STA), Alhaji Usman Nyako, on Tuesday said he lost more than N20 million to the crisis in the Shasha market in the Akinyele Local Government Area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. The crisis, which occurred in the Shasha market last Thursday, led to loss of lives and property. Nyako, who has been the chairman of the market for three years, said even if the crisis is resolved, he will not return to the Shasha market aga...
US Court To Sentence Obinwanne Okeke Today
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US Court To Sentence Obinwanne Okeke Today

Obinwanne Okeke better known as Invictus , who was once listed on the Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 will on Tuesday (today ) be sentenced by a Virginia Court in the United States . Okeke, who was on August 6, 2019 arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation , later pleaded guilty to two charges of Internet fraud in the US that caused $11m losses to his victims. He risks a maximum sentence of 20 years in jail. The defendant who had investments in oil and gas, agriculture , private equity, alternative energy , telecom and real estate had operated his holdings under the ‘ Invictus Group’ and had presence in three countries including Nigeria, South Africa and Zambia. The businessman , who was described as an inspiration to many Nigerian youths before he was exposed, is believed to...
Fulani Workers Connived With Others to Abduct, Kill their Employer in Oyo After Collecting rlRansom
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Fulani Workers Connived With Others to Abduct, Kill their Employer in Oyo After Collecting rlRansom

The Oyo State Police Command has arrested three suspected killers of a businessman and farmer, Oluwole Agboola. The suspects, Dahiru Usman, 35, Muhammed Ahmadu, 32, and Ibrahim Mamuda, 20, were paraded by the state Commissioner of Police, Ngozi Onadeko, on Wednesday, February 10.   Recall that six armed men dressed in military camouflage abducted the University of Ibadan graduate on his piggery/fish farm located at Adegbade village via Aba-odo in Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo on Monday, December 28, 2020. His remains were recovered from the bush on Monday, January 11, ten days after ransom was paid by the family. It was gathered that Agboola went to to his farm at about 1:30pm that fateful day after he got news that one of his pigs has given birth to ten pig...
Gunmen Kill Taraba Businessman
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Gunmen Kill Taraba Businessman

Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed a businessman in Jalingo, Taraba state. The victim identified as Alhaji Abdulrazak Yola, was shot dead by the gunmen inside his house at midnight on Friday, February 12. It was gathered that the gunmen shot sporadically before gaining access into the house of the victim, located at Sabon gari in Jalingo metropolis. A neighbour of the deceased, who does not want his name mentioned, told Daily Trust that the gunmen shot him on the chest when they could not kidnap him. He said after killing the businessman the hoodlums escaped through river Lamurde into the forest.
23-year-old Woman with 11 Biological Children Says She Wants more Kids
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23-year-old Woman with 11 Biological Children Says She Wants more Kids

A 23-year-old woman who has 11 biological children says she has no plans of stopping as she claims she wants at least 100 kids. Russian Christina Ozturk, 23, is raising 11 of her own biological children and hopes to have dozens more using surrogate mothers. She is married to businessman Galip Ozturk, 56, and says they're willing to spend £800,000 on having 100 babies. She said: "At the moment, I have 10 children with the latest addition, Olivia, who arrived at the end of last month. "I gave birth to my eldest daughter Vika myself six years ago. "The rest of the children are genetically ours from my husband and I, but were carried by surrogates." The millionaire couple already told their social media followers that they've discussed having 105 children one day. ...
APC Is Now Worse Than Jonathan’s PDP Government – Pat Utomi
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APC Is Now Worse Than Jonathan’s PDP Government – Pat Utomi

Prof Pat Utomi, politician, businessman, academic and public intellectual, was in Imo State recently for a private function. He spoke to Sunday Sun on the state of the nation; the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), his role in the formation of the party; and why the party has failed Nigerians. As a member of the ruling APC, would you say that almost six years down the line that your party has kept its promise of making the country better than it met it? You see, my views are not hidden. What has happened to Nigeria is that political parties have become an instrument for state capture. A group of people get together, hoodwink another group of people to found an instrument to use to capture the state for their own material benefits and call it a political party. Whether it is th...
“I am not Looking for a Pretty Girl but a Woman that Knows how to Cook” – Europe based Nigerian Businessman Seeks Life Partner
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“I am not Looking for a Pretty Girl but a Woman that Knows how to Cook” – Europe based Nigerian Businessman Seeks Life Partner

A Nigerian businessman based in Europe, Uchenna is seeking for a life partner who knows how to cook. Uchenna, who shared this on a popular Facebook group on Tuesday February 9, said that he is not looking for a pretty girl but a woman who can cook because he loves food. "My name is Uchenna. Friends call me King. I was born in 16.11.1986. From Imo State. I am a businessman. Live in Europe. Single. I am not looking for a pretty girl but a woman who knows how to cook because I love food. God bless everyone." he wrote.
Ms Shally Loses Dad
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Ms Shally Loses Dad

The late businessman Ginimbi's manager, Ms Shally announced on Instagram that her 71-year-old father had passed on but she didn't specify the details of his death. In a post she wrote: "I lost someone extremely precious to me, My dad was a part of me he was my everything. 71 years old it's classified as young when it comes to losing someone you loved unconditionally and with all your being. He made me who i am, started to train me when I was 14 so that I could face the world but i never wanted to face it without you Dad. I keep asking God questions why add pain upon pain, this life is slowly becoming unbearable."
I love Landcruiser Prado, I bought it with my money. Leave an innocent man alone – Destiny Etiko
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I love Landcruiser Prado, I bought it with my money. Leave an innocent man alone – Destiny Etiko

Actress Destiny Etiko is insisting she bought her Prado SUV with her hard-earned money. During a live video session on Instagram on Monday evening, February 8, the actress said; ''It's a car I bought. I did not kill somebody. I bought what I love. I love landcruiser Prado. I bought it with my money. Yes! I work hard. I earn money. Google Destiny Etiko, ask of Destiny Etiko. I work o hard. There is never a day I do not work. I work and I earn good money. So I love a car, I bought it. It' nobody's business. You people should leave an innocent man alone. Someone I have never met. Looking for whose name to spoil. Do you think it's my name you'll spoil? You people are promoting my name, you people don't know. You people are saying nonsense.'' She is reacting to allegations that t...
Destiny Etiko Denies Car Gift From Businessman, Curses Bloggers, Rumour-Mongers
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Destiny Etiko Denies Car Gift From Businessman, Curses Bloggers, Rumour-Mongers

Nollywood actress, Destiny Etiko has reacted to the rumor that her newly acquired Toyota Land Cruiser Prado was gifted to her by a popular married oil businessman. She did a video denying the allegation and also laid curses on those spreading the rumor. She said in the video; ''A lot has been going on. A lot has been flying on the internet ever since I posted my vehicle. I haven't rested and I do not know why. I had wanted to keep quiet because a clear conscience fears no accusation but things kept coming up as if I have done something wrong. So I am here to clear the air. I dont know this man you people speak of. I have never met him in my entire life. I swear with my life. I swear with everything I hold sacred. Infact, apart from my life, another person I hold so dear to...
NDLEA Arrests Businessman, 1 Other With 3.027kg Cocaine At Abuja & Lagos Airport –
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NDLEA Arrests Businessman, 1 Other With 3.027kg Cocaine At Abuja & Lagos Airport –

  The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a businessman at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja and another man at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, ‘with over three kilogramms of cocaine.’ The spokesman of the agency, Mr. Jonah Achema, said on Thursday in Abuja that while “Adeleke Kazeem Biola was arrested at the Lagos airport with 1.5 kilograms of Cocaine on Wednesday, 3 February 2021 during the outward clearance of passengers on Emirate airline to Dubai, a Lagos based businessman, Onu Oluchukwu Friday, was caught with 1.527 kilogramms of the illicit drug at the Abuja airport.” He quoted the Commander, MMIA Command of the NDLEA, Mr. Ahmadu Garba, as saying that the suspect, Adeleke “was intercepted at the d...
Ned Nwoko Celebrates His Moroccan Wife, Laila, On Her 30th Birthday
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Ned Nwoko Celebrates His Moroccan Wife, Laila, On Her 30th Birthday

Businessman Ned Nwoko on Friday celebrated his Moroccan wife Laila Charani on her 30th birthday. In an Instagram post, Mr Nwoko said: “The day has finally come. It is indeed a milestone. I know it means a lot to you. I wish you the very best of the days and years ahead. As I always tell you what we should celebrate is life. Everyday that we wake up we should thank God and celebrate. “Have a wonderful day. On behalf of the entire family, we love you.” The former federal legislator had on Monday informed the public of her forthcoming birthday. He also revealed they’ve been married for 10 years. Laila is one of Nwoko’s favourites and most popular among his other wives after the actress Regina Daniels. The Moroccan visited Regina, Nwoko’s sixth wife, at the hospital when t...
Dangote Says His Ex-Girlfriend Tried To Extort $5 Million From Him
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Dangote Says His Ex-Girlfriend Tried To Extort $5 Million From Him

Africa’s richest man, Alike Dangote, has told a U.S. court how his former American girlfriend, who exposed a part of his body via a social media post, is trying to extort $5 million from him. PREMIUM TIMES exclusively obtained the documents of a civil suit he filed with a pseudonym against the lady identified as Autumn Spikes at a Miami-Dade County Court in Florida, United States of America. The wealthy businessman used the pseudonym, John Doe, with AD, that stands for the ‘acronym’ for his name, Aliko Dangote, as his alias. He seeks “excess of $30,000” in damages against Ms Spikes. One of the court documents filed by the plaintiff on January 22, is titled, ‘Complaint petition for declaratory judgment complaint for (about) extortion petition for injunctive relief’. The d...
Billionaire, Bolu Akin-olugbade Dies Of COVID-19
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Billionaire, Bolu Akin-olugbade Dies Of COVID-19

Nigeria’s billionaire, Bolu Akin-Olugbade is dead. The 61-year-old businessman passed away on Wednesday. The socialite died at the Paelon COVID Centre, Ikeja, Lagos. Until his death, Akin-Olugbade was the Aare Onakakanfo of Owu Kingdom. He obtained a doctorate degree in Company Law from Cambridge University. Akin-Olugbade was a Rolls Royce lover and one of the largest collectors worldwide. His 10th Rolls Royce, the Cullinan worth $450,000, was reportedly the first shipped to Africa in 2019. A man of taste and glamour, Akin-Olugbade told ThisDay in 2018: “I have different concepts of how I spend money. “I spend money on cars because I have always loved cars. I bought my first Rolls Royce in 1984 and now, I am on my ninth Rolls Royce. I believe in dressing well an...
Emoney Response to  Zimbabwean Man who Questioned his Source of Wealth
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Emoney Response to Zimbabwean Man who Questioned his Source of Wealth

Businessman, Emeka Okonkwo aka E-Money, replied a Zimbabwean man who questioned his source of wealth on his Instagram page. The Zimbabwean man while commenting on one of his posts, wrote ''Those who pretend to be rich yall guilt of sacrifices human parts, i give this dude 1yr only yall see wats going to happen, he's following Ginimbi same squad'' Continue to see EMoney's response below
Graphic: Man Hacks His Baby Mama in Imo Over Food (Viewer’s Discretion)
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Graphic: Man Hacks His Baby Mama in Imo Over Food (Viewer’s Discretion)

A 27-year-old businessman, Emmanuel Chukwuma Igwe, has been accused of brutalizing his baby mama, Porcia Achonu, and cutting her with a cutlass, in Owerri, Imo State. According to the mother of two, the incident occurred on Saturday, January 2, at about 1am, shortly after they had returned from a trip to the village. “My baby daddy’s younger sister served him food and I asked her about mine. She eyed me and hissed. So I stood up from where I was and went to her room to collect a piece of chicken, she grabbed the chicken from me and asked me if I was mad. So we started fighting and my baby daddy came in and descended on me. He beat me up so badly that his father came out and was holding me. They locked me inside the house and said I wouldn’t go anywhere. Even when my brother ca...
One dead, many injured as two men fight over lady’s love in Taraba
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One dead, many injured as two men fight over lady’s love in Taraba

A fight which ensued between two men over a lady's love has left at least one person dead in Jalingo, Taraba State's capital.   Channels Television reported that the fight which occurred in Water Board area of Jalingo, also led to the destruction of properties worth millions of naira.   It was learnt that the fight degenerated into a religious crisis as one of the men hired thugs to inflict mayhem on the other, while the other one called on friends to assist in fighting back.   The tension was however doused after security operatives intervened, A businessman who specialises in a bread bakery, Salihu Sale said;   “This incident started four days ago as a minor scuffle without notice. It then degenerated into a fight between youths of two communitie...
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Nigerian billionaire Orji Kalu announces plans to buy significant stake in Arsenal

  Nigerian billionaire Orji Kalu has announced he plans to buy a significant stake in Arsenal. Kalu, a senator, businessman, and newspaper owner with an estimated fortune of £760 million has now said he wants to make a major investment in the North London giants to help 'bring back trophies'. And it will not be his first foray into the beautiful game. Kalu previously backed Nigerian club Enyimba FC, helping them dominate the local football scene. The 60-year-old, worth $1bn, announced: “Our success with Enyimba FC between 2000-07 has continuously increased my passion for football. “As the pillar of sports in Africa, I am considering an investment in football and I will buy 35 percent stake in Arsenal FC. “Our target is to lift the Champions League and EPL, and val...
Flamboyant Zimbabwean Socialite, Ginimbi Buried In A Versace Coffin
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Flamboyant Zimbabwean Socialite, Ginimbi Buried In A Versace Coffin

Flamboyant Zimbabwean socialite and businessman, Genius Ginimbi Kadungure, who died in a road accident on Sunday, November 8, will be buried in a Versace coffin today, November 14, 2020, Recall there were unconfirmed reports that the socialite had bought the coffin a week before the tragic accident claimed his life and two others including the popular and Video Vixen Mitchelle Amuli known as Moana. According to Zimbabwean media, Ginimbi’s family debunked the previous reports and have revealed he will be buried in a Versace coffin at his Domboshava mansion today. It's alleged that the Versace coffin costs between $5000 to $12000.
Zimbabwean socialite ‌Genuis ‘Ginimbi’ Kadungure dies in fatal Rolls Royce crash
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Zimbabwean socialite ‌Genuis ‘Ginimbi’ Kadungure dies in fatal Rolls Royce crash

Zimbabwean socialite and businessman, Genius ‘Ginimbi’ Kadungure died in the early hours of Sunday November 8, following a fatal accident he was involved in along Borrowdale Road in Harare, the country's capital city. Ginimbi was reportedly speeding down Borrowdale Road when he got involved in a head-on collision with an oncoming Honda Fit. He was thrown out of his Rolls Royce Rave after the high-speed crash before the super vehicle burst into flames which engulfed the other passengers. 3 other passengers who were with Kadungure died on the spot and are yet to be identified but reports say popular fitness bunny and socialite Mimie Moana is one of the deceased. Ginimbi died hours after sharing a video of him heading out for celebration of Moana’s birthday at Dreams Nightclub in his Rolls ...
US Elections 2020: British Man Bets $5 Million On Donald Trump To Win The Elections
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US Elections 2020: British Man Bets $5 Million On Donald Trump To Win The Elections

A mystery British businessman has bet $5million on Donald Trump winning the US presidential election ahead of Joe Biden. Betting insiders believe the businessman's enormous $5million pledge is the biggest number ever wagered in politics. The unnamed financier - who is based overseas placed his bet with a private bookmaker in Curacao in the Caribbean after reportedly speaking to 'Trump camp insiders' The anonymous businessman could walk away with almost $15million if Trump wins the election. A source from the gambling industry told The Sun: 'Word of this bet has done the rounds and we think it's the biggest ever made on politics.' Three in four of all bets put forward in the last week of voting has been for President Trump, bookmaker Ladbrokes revealed. Ladbrokes' Jess...
‘DCP Abba Kyari Extorted Over N41m From Me’ — Man Petitions Judicial Panel
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‘DCP Abba Kyari Extorted Over N41m From Me’ — Man Petitions Judicial Panel

Abba Kyari, a deputy commissioner of police (DCP), has been accused of extorting over N41 million from Afeez Mojeed, a Lagos-based businessman. The extortion, Mojeed claimed, was done in 2014 when Kyari was officer in charge of the now disbanded special anti-robbery squad (SARS) in Lagos. In a series of petitions between 2016 and 2018, Mojeed sought justice through the Independent Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), but to no avail. In a fresh petition filed on October 22, 2020, through Salawu Akingbolu & Co, Mojeed’s counsel, and addressed to the newly formed judicial panel of inquiry and restitution for victims of SARS-related abuses in Lagos, Kyari and his officers were accused of forcefully taking ...
After Spending Over N2M To Make Laycon Win, He Didn’t Appreciate Me – Businessman, Prince Royelx
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After Spending Over N2M To Make Laycon Win, He Didn’t Appreciate Me – Businessman, Prince Royelx

A business tycoon Identified as Prince Royelx, the CEO of ROYELX Group has come out to express disappointment in Laycon's attitudes after winning the Big Brother Naija Season 5 reality show. According to him, he is disappointed in Laycon for not recognizing business people who made him the winner of the reality show. He made it known in his post to Laycon on Instagram that he personally spent over two million to ensure that Laycon won the show but ever after, no appreciation for that. He stated that instead of recognizing and appreciating the businessmen who were the main people behind his success, he chose to appreciate Celebrities who didn't spend a dime from their pocket to vote for him. He made it clear that most of those Celebrities that are showing themselves as if they s...
I Have Not Spoken To Chika In 2 Years— Ned Nwoko Speaks On His Amorous Romance With Chika Ike
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I Have Not Spoken To Chika In 2 Years— Ned Nwoko Speaks On His Amorous Romance With Chika Ike

The billionaire husband of star girl Regina Daniels, Ned Nwoko has finally broken his silence on the many rumors that made rounds a few days ago. The 59 years old husband of 6 says everything we heard was aimed at tarnishing his hard-earned reputation and nothing more. In a recent interview, Ned revealed that he has not even spoken to actress and movie maker Chika Ike in the past two years so he equally finds it shocking that people are making claims that he is in a relationship with her. “I have not spoken to Chika Ike in two years. I have not seen her. This is wicked. People should leave me and my family alone,” Ned Nwoko said. It was speculated that Ned and Chika have rekindled their romance ( they have been rumored to be a love item in the past) and she was pregnant for...
“BBNaija Is Not Only For Poor People” – Terry Waya Slams Critics
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“BBNaija Is Not Only For Poor People” – Terry Waya Slams Critics

London-based businessman Terry Waya, who is the father of Big Brother Naija season 5 housemate, Kiddwaya has advised those criticising and abusing his son for participating in the show despite coming from a rich home to stop, insisting that the programme is not for only poor people but for both rich and poor as the money given to the winner is generated from adverts, votes cast by poor and rich. The Billionaire spoke during an Instagram live interview with BBC pidgin where he maintained that his son, Kidd enjoys the same rights to win the money just as the others. Terry Waya noted that the show is not being watched by the poor alone, insisting that the rich also spend their time watching it. https://youtu.be/I0mZ_ewZBks
Businessman Attempts To Jump Into Lagos Lagoon Over N500k Debt
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Businessman Attempts To Jump Into Lagos Lagoon Over N500k Debt

Men of the Lagos State Police Command have prevented a businessman, Abiodun Adeyinka, from committing suicide by jumping into the lagoon on the Third Mainland Bridge during the Eid-el-Kabir festival on Friday. PUNCH Metro gathered that Abiodun had approached a microfinance bank for N390,000 to boost his business but could not repay the loan and the accrued interest, because the venture turned out to be unsuccessful. Troubled by his inability to repay the loan, the 45-year-old left his place of residence in the Ikotun area of the state and headed for the Third Mainland Bridge, where he attempted to jump into the lagoon. It was learnt that policemen attached to the Bariga Division, who had been watching Abiodun closely, quickly prevented him from plunging into the lagoon. Th...
Adebutu, Kashamu’s Firms Fight Dirty Over Betting Game Rights
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Adebutu, Kashamu’s Firms Fight Dirty Over Betting Game Rights

The clash between betting and gambling firms owned by a Peoples Democratic Party chieftain, Senator Buruji Kashamu; and billionaire businessman and philanthropist, Sir Kensington Adebutu, has got messier. While Adebutu owns Premier Lotto, Western Lotto belongs to Kashamu. The battle between the companies over the rights to a Ghana-based game, leading to a N500bn suit, is now being resolved by the House of Representatives. The House of Representatives had begun its intervention in the crisis on Tuesday. Its Committee on Inter-Governmental Affairs had met with stakeholders in the industry in Abuja, asking that a new date be fixed, pending the time the panel studied the submissions made to it. Our correspondent obtained some of the presentations to the committee. At the hea...
I Built Three Rooms With Abiola’s Money – Chioma Ajunwa
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I Built Three Rooms With Abiola’s Money – Chioma Ajunwa

Olympic gold medallist, Chioma Ajunwa, says she built a three-room apartment with a cash gift from late businessman and politician, Moshood Abiola, in 1991. Speaking with our correspondent on her fond memories of the late philanthropist, police officer Ajunwa said the 24-karat gold the fallen Pillar of Sports in Africa also gave her after winning two gold medals at the 1991 African Games in Cairo, Egypt was stolen same year. She hailed Abiola for his impact in sports and the encouragement given to sportsmen, many of who were from not well to do families. “I don’t think there is anybody in Nigeria as far as sports is concerned that competed in the early 90s that wouldn’t have one thing or the other to say about Chief MKO Abiola. His memory still lingers in the mind of many. “In ...
Businessman Being Investigated For N75M Fraud Dies During COVID-19 Test
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Businessman Being Investigated For N75M Fraud Dies During COVID-19 Test

A businessman, Godwin Julius, who was being investigated for alleged involvement in a N75m fraud, has died while being tested for COVID-19 at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, Lagos State. Godwin and one Obinale Osunwoke were arrested in the Ejigbo area of the state and were detained after the police reportedly traced some of the money to an account belonging to the late businessman. PUNCH Metro gathered that the policemen acted on a petition by the representative of a United States of America-based company, Terraroad’s International Incorporation, Wisdom Chris, that the firm had been swindled out of N75m. Wisdom told PUNCH Metro that the suspects and others currently at large impersonated the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, and defrauded the firm of $200,000 ...

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